Pay a visit to the glimmering massive pagoda complex of Bai Dinh, one of the most magnificent architectures ever built. Climb Hang Mua for breathtaking views from the top and enjoy a 2-hour boat ride in Trang An Eco System to explore outstanding natural scener...
Pay a visit to the glimmering massive pagoda complex of Bai Dinh, one of the most magnificent architectures ever built. Climb Hang Mua for breathtaking views from the top and enjoy a 2-hour boat ride in Trang An Eco System to explore outstanding natural sceneries of limestone karst landscapes.
Destinations: Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An Boat Ride, Hang Mua Viewpoint
Duration: 1 Day
07:00 – 07:30: - Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay for the 110km journey through verdant landscapes and country side. Short-brake on route.
10:00: - Arrive at the glimmering Bai Dinh Pagoda complex, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia. Scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain and surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted with limestone karsts mountains around which will take your breath away.
This pagoda complex stunningly boasts an array of the most massive and magnificent architecture of Vietnamese tradition refined ever built that it normally would take a full day to explore all. Today we’ll visit some of the highlights like:
• 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats)
• 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones.
• The Quan Yin statue with thousands of arms and eyes.
• Gautama Buddha statue.
With sacred atmospheres and intriguing Buddhism story which presented by your insider guide, you cannot fail to enchant.
11:45: – Enjoy lunch at our restaurant with great local dishes.
13:00: – Leave for the Trang An Grottoes, an out-standing natural beauty of majestic limestone massif at 20 square kilometer rise dramatically out from rice paddy fields. Deep into the linked chains of towering mountain are pristine places of mystical valleys, numerous fresh water ponds, and jungle. Embark on a traditional sampan gently rowed down the exquisite river through numerous caves: Hang Toi ( Dack ) cave, 320 meter long, Sang (light) cave, 90 meter long, and Hang Nau Ruou (Cooking wine) cave, 250 meter long… Every passage brings new surprise of mystery hidden inside isolated valleys of tranquility that likely transformed to the other world and time. The fauna and flora are rich and a scene of a goat jumping from one cliff to the other is a common sight.
15:00: – Arrive Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain for spectacular views of the valley and limestone mountains below.
17:00: – Return to our bus and then come back to Ha Noi
19:30: – Drop you off at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.
Itinerary times may vary a little due to unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions.
Dietary or special food requests
In order to take care of your special food requests we would like you to inform us by email in advance.
New, air-conditioned vehicles, able to do pick up in the Hanoi Old Quarter and travel following the program.
Lunch with Vietnamese dishes.
Professional Vietnamese / English tour guide.
2 bottles of water.
VAT (customers who want to get an invoice will need to pay an additional 10% VAT)
Entrance fees for the sights and activities;
Bai Dinh 30.000 VND (including electric car)/ Trang An Boat Ride 200.000 VND / Mua Cave 100,000 VND. Beverages, personal expenses.
What do I need to bring?
Booking voucher from us
Cash for personal expenses
Wide brimmed hat or umbrella
What do I need to know?
During the period November to March it is advisable to pack rainwear and some warm clothing, your camera and lots of batteries.
During the period April to November it is advisable to a pack light rainwear.
Furthermore bring your camera and lots of batteries. A wide brimmed hat, sunglasses and other sun protection are advisable.
A daypack to bring on your tour is a good idea.
is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that! Get Up and Go Vietnam