Visiting the biggest pagoda in Vietnam – Bai Dinh pagoda
Tasting the delicious buffet Lunch at local restaurant
Leisurely time on rowing boat in Trang An where you can step on King Kong Skull island.
Stunning landscape along the rowing boat trip.
Taking photo on the rice fields of water buffalo, farmer’s daily lives.
Let’s enjoy this trip with return transportation and Buffet Lunch with local Vietnamese dishes.
07:30 – 08:15 – Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay and start 100km modern bus-journey through verdant landscape of country side. Short-break en route.
10:30 – Arrive Glimmering Bai Dinh pagoda complexes, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia. Scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted and the limestone karsts dotted around which will take your breath away. This pagoda complexes stunningly boast a array of the most massive and magnificent architecture of Vietnamese tradition refined ever built that it take a full day to explore all. So you will visit some of the highlights that owned the national: + 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats) + 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones + Three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each) The visit ends with a walk-up the summit mountain to see the 100 tones statue of Buddha Sakyamuni made of bronze and enjoy the panoramic view of picturesque landscape dotted with limestone mountains.
12:30 – Enjoy a fabulous buffet lunch in a Vietnamese restaurant with some special dishes such as goat meat, pork storage vessel….
13:30 -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 roweddown 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 passages bring new surprise of mystery hidden inside isolated valleys of tranquility that likely transformed to the other world and time. The fauna and flora is rich and a scene of a goat jumping from one cliff to the other is a common sight.
Arrive Mua cave which is constructed following the model of “miniature of Great Wall” in China with nearly 500 steps up to mountain peak. You will spend about one hour to do trekking up to top of mountain for overview the panoramic landscape of Tam Coc valley, rice fields, and Ninh Binh city.
17:30 – Take the returns shuttle bus to Hanoi.
19:30 – Drop off at your hotel/ accommodation’s door steps in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.
Pick-up from hotel/ accommodation in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
Transfer by A/C modern bus Hanoi – Bai Dinh – Trang An – Hanoi
English speaking tour guide A fully escorted tour with professional English speaking guide. Buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes.
Electric car in Bai Dinh Pagoda
Rowing Boat trip in Trang An
Complimentary water in the bus
Mua cave hiking
All meals & beverages not specifically mentioned.
Pick up and drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter not included (additional charges may apply for pick up outside of Hanoi Old Quarter)
Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above
Visa application (where applicable) and personal travel documents are the sole responsibility of travelers.
What to bring:
Please bring the sun-cream, sun-glasses, warm clothes, shoes, camera.
Child under 5 year old: free charge
Child from 5 to 9 year old: 75% of adult
Child above 9 year old: full charge
You want to extend your trip, please advise !
Itinerary can be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
If need to bring with you your passport for overnight registration on sites
Warm cloths need to pack during Nov to Feb.
Keep contact with Vietnam Real Tour to get support any time.