Perfume pagoda has a long history in Vietnamese literature. Its name has been a theme of many songs, topic of poetry, used in literary works as well as backdrops for paintings. The uniqueness of Huong Son is that the mountains, river and forest appear like an oasis for Buddhists in the middle of the great plains of northern Vietnam. This location truly incorporates all the elements of beauty that is often used in Eastern philosophy and arts.
8.00: Our car and tour guide pick up at your hotel and take 2 hours driving along the green fields and villages to come to Perfume pagoda.
09.00: On arrival “Ben Duc” wharfs, get a Vietnamese conical hat, and get on boat then gliding along scenic waterway. Then you take rowboat trip on the Yen stream “romantic time” about 1 hour to Thien Tru harbor. On the way, visit Trinh Temple – temple for informing of arrival. After that, boat continues the stream to the big mountain. Walk up mountain paths, visit Huong Tich Main cave and complex of pagoda and temple.
12.00: Have lunch in the restaurant on the mountain.
13.30: Downhill, visit Thien Tru pagoda which architectures dated back to 15th century.
14.30: Boat trip back to “Ben Duc” wharfs and get on your bus back to Hanoi.
17.30: Drop at your hotel in Hanoi. End of services.