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From Hanoi: Incense Village and Train Street Guided Tour

1. From Hanoi: Incense Village and Train Street Guided Tour

7:30 - 8:00 AM: Our friendly team will pick you up at your hotel, ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure. 8:45 - 9: 00 AM: Arrive at Quang Phu Cau village, and let the magic unfold! Experience a fascinating walking tour, guided by local experts. Immerse Yourself: Witness the mesmerizing art of incense making as skilled artisans demonstrate each step, from bamboo chopping to dyeing the sticks and crafting the aromatic incense paste. Engage with Locals: Get to know the heartwarming stories and history behind the age-old tradition as you chat with friendly villagers. Photo Opportunities: Capture picture-perfect moments of incense bundles and the artisans' creative process, a photographer's paradise! 10:00 - 10.30 AM: Bid farewell to the village, but carry cherished memories with you. 11:30 PM: Return to Hanoi, and come to the Train Street - the most famous street of Ha Noi recently. Enjoy the egg coffee while watching the train pass by and taking the most advanturous pictures. 12:00: Come back to the old quarter of Ha Noi where we'll drop you off at your hotel, concluding this enchanting excursion.

Full-Day Perfume Pagoda Private or Small-Group Tour

2. Full-Day Perfume Pagoda Private or Small-Group Tour

Embark on a full-day tour to visit Perfume Pagoda – a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. Glide along scenic waterways and walk up steep mountain paths as you encounter the area's centuries-old pagodas and temples. Around 8:30 AM, the guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. After pickup, enjoy a scenic 2-hour drive to Perfume Pagoda. Upon arrival, hop aboard your 1-hour row boat trip on the Yen stream to Thien Tru harbor. Once you have arrived in Thien Tru, you will enjoy time for some trekking, visit the main cave where you’ll arrive at Huong Tich Cave on the top of the mountain. Then enjoy a 1-hour trekking back down or take optional cable car instead of trekking (optional). Next, enjoy lunch at the local restaurant at the bottom of the mountain. After lunchtime, you will see the Heaven Kitchen pagoda and learn about Buddhism ancient architectural at Le Dynasty. Re-board your boat and sit back and relax as you head back to the pier, enjoy 2-hour road trip back to Hanoi. Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel around 6:00 PM.

From Hanoi: Perfume Pagoda Tour and Yen Stream Boat Ride

3. From Hanoi: Perfume Pagoda Tour and Yen Stream Boat Ride

ITINERARY : 8h – 8h45 : We pick you up at your hotel and start to visit Perfume Pagoda. 9h15 – 9h30 : Have a short break for 15-20 minutes to relax 10h15 : We arrive at Perfume Pagoda and walk to Yen wharf to get on local boat. The boat will go through Yen stream and you can enjoy beautiful landscape. 11h30 : Short trek to the main cave on the mountain summit ( 2.5km), we visit Huong Tich cave. The tour guide will help you understand about this landscape. 13h00 : Have lunch at the restaurant. 14h00 : Visit Thien Tru Pagoda for resting and if you wish, Buddhist prayer. Thien Tru Pagoda was built in the 18th century under King Le Thanh Tong dynasty. Thien Tru means a heaven kitchen, derived from the imagination of the locals in this region, of which the rock formations in this area look like chefs busily working in the kitchen. 15h30 : Back to Yen wharf and return by bus to Hanoi. 18h00 : Arrive back to Hanoi and get dropped at the Hotel. The Trip end !

Ninh Binh Motobike Tour One Day: Hightlight And Hidden Gems

4. Ninh Binh Motobike Tour One Day: Hightlight And Hidden Gems

Ninh Binh Motobike Tour is the best option to explore Ninh Binh countryside. This tour ptovides you with unique and once in a life time experiences for those want to learn and discover the Real Ninh Binh by ticking off the city highlights, to live a day in the life of locals, and to enjoy culture conection.On our trip we take you to the hard to find places that only locals know and go , featured with tranquil country-roads surrounded with peaceful paddy-fields, encountering farmers at works and, riding along the tour through local villages that connects you with vthe local culture and nature. Join our Ninh Binh Motobike Tour and get a feeling of the real vibe on a tour that has it all , so you can say : I experienced the REAL Ninh Binh not just the tourist shows ! ITENENARY: 9:00 – Pick up at your hotel and trasfer you to Ninh Binh Footprint Travel office in Tam Coc. 9:30 – Our tourguide, motorbike ready here and after 15 minutes practice driving for who would like to drive by self we’ll start driving through some local village with beautiful senery of rice field, moutain , lotus fields. 11:00 Visiting Thai Vi temple, you will have a great opportunity to recall the heroic historical landmarks of the Tran feudal dynasty and admire the architecture, folklore and special arts of Thai Vi temple.It is definitely an unforgettable experience for first time visitors. 12:00 Stop at Buffalo Cave - Enjoy Cooking class, have lunch - Try feeding duck, riding buffalo, see buffalo cave, - Bathe in the stream 13:30 Tour guide take you driving to Thung Nang area 14:30 Keep driving through Coi Khe village by local village road 15:30 Visit local market 16:30 Driving return Ninh Binh FootPrint Travel Office in Tam Coc.

Ha Noi private full day city tour with lunch & transfer

5. Ha Noi private full day city tour with lunch & transfer

- At 8:30 am: You are picked up to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, Tran Quoc Pagoda, and more. - Begin your tour at the Ho Chi Minh Complex at Ba Dinh square, an important place for the Vietnamese. The complex is a traffic-free area full of botanical gardens, monuments, memorials and pagodas. Stop outside Ba Dinh Square and take a look outside the mausoleum, then continue to explore the One Pillar Pagoda. - Car take you to B52 Bomb lake (history about originally B52 Bomber was shot down and fell off there during the war time) - Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas in Hanoi and Viet Nam to understand about Buddhism. - At 12:00, tour guide will take you to local restaurant to enjoy Vietnamese street style cuisine (Pho Cuon, Bun Cha, .... ) - Enjoying Egg Coffee (the most special drink in Hanoi)

Perfume Pagoda Full-day trip From Hanoi

6. Perfume Pagoda Full-day trip From Hanoi

Embark on a day of cultural immersion: 7:30 am - Hotel pickup 10:15 am - Arrive at Perfume Pagoda, board a local boat, and cruise through the picturesque Yen stream. 11:30 am - Trek to Huong Tich cave with your guide providing insights. 1:00 pm - Enjoy lunch at the restaurant. 2:00 pm - Visit Thien Tru Pagoda for relaxation and optional Buddhist prayer, built in the 18th century. 3:30 pm - Return to Yen Wharf and hop on the bus back to Hanoi. 6:00 pm - Arrive back in Hanoi, concluding your enriching journey with a hotel drop-off.

Incense Village & Perfume Pagoda

7. Incense Village & Perfume Pagoda

Tour guide will start the day by picking you up from your hotel in Hanoi. Spend about an hour by car from Hanoi (about 30 kms), the Quang Phu Cau villagers here produce traditional bright red incense, making for stunning imagery at all stages of the process. As originators of this photo tour, we can assure you of the ultimate Quang Phu Cau experience and pictures to prove it. Wander through the narrow lanes of Quang Phu Cau, where the air is infused with the enchanting aroma of meticulously crafted incense. Continue drive through the picturesque countryside and back roads to the village of Duc Wharf, where we get on a small boat for a one-hour trip up Yen stream to Thien Tru pagoda. The boat journeys down a narrow flowing stream fringed by rice fields, temples and grass and you will have the option to stop and visit some of these temples before heading to Huong Tich cave. You may trek up (or take cable car to the mountain) to Perfume pagoda (top of the mountain), enjoy the spectacular landscape and learn more about typical Vietnamese Buddhist religious. Descending and have lunch at restaurant. Then get back to Thien Tru quay to visit more beautiful and precious sculptures, taking photos, worshiping, getting on boat again back to the wharf. Complete the tour by returning to your hotel, bringing a lot of memories about traditional culture, and the historical highlights of Buddhist religion.

Hanoi: Full-Day Pilgrimage to Perfume Pagoda

8. Hanoi: Full-Day Pilgrimage to Perfume Pagoda

Your shared or private tour begins when you depart from your hotel in Hanoi at 8:00AM, at which point you will drive for 2 hours through the picturesque countryside. You’ll then enjoy a 1.5-hour boat trip along the scenic Yen Stream to Perfume Pagoda, a vast complex of Buddhist temples and shrines built into the Limestone Mountains. It’s the site of a religious festival which draws large numbers of pilgrims from across Vietnam. The many pagodas that make up the Perfume Pagoda are spread out among the limestone hills and tropical forests in the area of Huong Mountain. Following this fascinating experience, you’ll board another boat for an approximately 1 hour on a journey to Thien Tru Harbor. From there, you’ll take a cable car up to the spectacular Huong Tich Cave on the top of the mountain. At Huong Tich, you’ll admire statues of deities and learn how many pilgrims travel there to receive blessings from the stalactites and stalagmites, many of which have special purposes. The "Golden Tree" and the "Silver Tree" stalactites are considered especially lucky. Upon your return journey, you’ll visit the Giai Oan Spring and Tuyet Son Pagoda, stopping for lunch at a local restaurant before finally heading back to your hotel in Hanoi.

Full Day Tour to Perfume Pagoda with Traditional Boat Ride

9. Full Day Tour to Perfume Pagoda with Traditional Boat Ride

Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product Stop At: Perfume Pagoda, Huong Son My Duc, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam Pick up starts at 8 am and then we have a 1.5 hour drive approximately to the first location. You will have time for sightseeing. Many Vietnamese people visit Chùa Hương on religious pilgrimage. The standard greetings from one pilgrim to another are "A Di Đà Phật" or "Namo Amitabha Buddha".For the purpose of pilgrimage there are various routes that one might take, but the most popular is to take a boat from Yến wharf, stopping at Trình Shrine to ‘present’ themselves at the ‘registration shrine The boat ride will take approximately 1 hour each way. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Thien Tru Pagoda, My Duc Huong Son, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam The next stop is Trò wharf, from which pilgrims travel on foot to Thiên Trù Pagoda. After Thiên Trù comes Tiên temple, followed by Giải Oan temple. It is believed that Buddha once stopped here to wash himself clean of the dust of humanity, and many pilgrims will wash their face and hands in Long Tuyền Well in hopes of washing away past karmas. While here, pilgrims may also visit Thuyết Kinh cave and Cửa Võng Shrine to worship the Goddess of the Mountains, or Phật Tích Shrine where there is a stone believed to be the preserved footprint of the Quan Âm Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Perfume Pagoda, Huong Son My Duc, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam From here pilgrims head toward the final destination: Hương Tích Cave. At Hương Tích there are statues of deities, but many pilgrims come to get blessings from the stalactites and stalagmites, many of which are named and have special purposes. Many childless pilgrims seek fertility from Núi Cô (the girl) and Núi Cậu (the boy), while others visit stalactites and stalagmites thought to give prosperity Duration: 40 minutes 15:30 Back to Yen wharf and return by bus to Hanoi. 18:30 Finish the journey at your Hotel in Hanoi

From Hanoi: Incense Village and Perfume Pagoda 1 Day

10. From Hanoi: Incense Village and Perfume Pagoda 1 Day

Tour guide will start the day by picking you up from your hotel in Hanoi. Spend about an hour by car from Hanoi (about 30 kms), the Quang Phu Cau villagers here produce traditional bright red incense, making for stunning imagery at all stages of the process. As originators of this photo tour, we can assure you of the ultimate Quang Phu Cau experience and pictures to prove it. Wander through the narrow lanes of Quang Phu Cau, where the air is infused with the enchanting aroma of meticulously crafted incense. Continue drive through the picturesque countryside and back roads to the village of Duc Wharf, where we get on a small boat for a one-hour trip up Yen stream to Thien Tru pagoda. The boat journeys down a narrow flowing stream fringed by rice fields, temples and grass and you will have the option to stop and visit some of these temples before heading to Huong Tich cave. You may trek up (or take cable car to the mountain) to Perfume pagoda (top of the mountain), enjoy the spectacular landscape and learn more about typical Vietnamese Buddhist religious. Descending and have lunch at restaurant. Then get back to Thien Tru quay to visit more beautiful and precious sculptures, taking photos, worshiping, getting on boat again back to the wharf. Complete the tour by returning to your hotel, bringing a lot of memories about traditional culture, and the historical highlights of Buddhist religion.

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4.1 / 5

based on 132 reviews

It was an amazing tour . Mike was really professional, and helpful. I would give him 5 stars for hospitality , knowledge about the incense making and he kept us entertained as well. would like to give him a few extra stars for the effort he put in to get back my phone from the car , where I had dropped it. exceptional professionalism and exceptional etiquette. all in all it was ana amazing trip

Transfer was on time and comfortable, unfortunately the driving was a bit rough but as usual. The guide Rachel spoke good English, took thousands of photos and clearly explained the manufacturing process.

The tour was amazing; we did a lot of photos and we actually had a great time doing this. Everything was perfect - highly recommend this tour in case you are in Hanoi. Eric

the activity was great, well worth it, and our guide Minh was excellent

Haley was a very competent and friendly Tour gilde!