NB05: Perfume Pagoda

Perfume pagoda (Chua Huong) is located in Huong son (Perfume mountain) 70 km southwest of Hanoi/ just far from Ninh Binh 65km. Chua Huong is not one temple but a cluster of temples and shrines in the general vicinity of Huong son. The pagoda(s) are located in My Duc hamlet in Ha Tay province which boasts the highest section of limestone mountains in Vietnam.

Perfume pagoda is also the one of the most important religious sites of Buddhism in Vietnam.The pagoda itself was built into limestone cliffs and only can be reached by boat or on foot, as there are no roads in the area. This one day trip include gliding along lovely stream, walking up hill, discovering the Vietnamese Buddhism, visiting the pagodas and temples built in this area over the centuries and enjoy the fresh air of countryside.

Daily departure – Full day

07h30:  Depart 2-hour countryside-road through a lot of the green fields and idyllic          
               villages with picturesque scenery to Perfume Pagoda.
               On arrival “Ben Duc” wharf, getting a Vietnamese conical hat, gliding along 
               scenic waterway. On the way we visit Den Trinh Ngu Nhac temple, after that 
               continue to get on a boat trip to the big mountain where you can to visit Thien Tru pagoda before stop for lunch

Lunch will be serving in Restaurant on the mountain


After lunch take a cable car up mountain to visit Huong Tich pagoda which is main pagoda it mean ( perfume pagoda)Visit pagoda for several hour and then take cable car back to the boat after that get back to ninh binh

Tour end

The facts...

Physical activities: Hiking for half an hour and boating 2 hour

From July to September, the climate is usually humid and hot. From

October to June brings cooler and more pleasant weather.







you are 2-3 persons:

$68/ per person



you are 4-7 persons:

$52/ per person



PS: Join-in group is not available. Please contact us if you need further information could you contact Ngoc Anh Hotel

What to bring: Camera, raincoat, repellent, sunblock, hat, comfortable shoes

Included in price: E.S.guide, private car, boat trip, cable car, entrance fees, lunch
(we carter vegetarians), hotel pickup, tips are welcome !

Not included in price: travel insurance, drinks and other personal expenses. 

Important notes
+ Single occupancy subject to surcharge : 58 USD
+ Child 1-4 years old: F.O.C ( Free of charge )
+ Child 5-10 years old, 50% adult price
+ Peak season surcharge 25% on Dec 24th and 31st and Lunar New Year Eve