BAI DINH PAGODA & TRANG AN FROM HANOI
(Tour Code: D-SIC 02.1)
(Daily Group Tour/Join Tour)
* Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Dinh Pagoda & Trang An - Hanoi (L)
ITINERARY IN DETAIL
07:45 am - 08:30 am - Tour guide will meet you at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter, and start 100km modern shuttle bus-journey through verdant landscape of country side.
10:30 am - Upon arrival 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)
With sacred atmospheres and intriguing Buddhism story which presented by tour guide, you cannot fail to enchant.
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.
13:00 pm - Enjoy a fabulous buffet lunch in a Vietnamese restaurant with some special dishes such as goat meat, pork storage vessel….
13:45 pm - 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 meters 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.
15:30 pm - Leisure cycling on rural roads alongside the extensive canal network and through small villages with back drop of a maze of limestone mountains.
16:30 pm - Take the shuttle bus back to Hanoi.
19:30 pm - Drop off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ended.
Included: Shared tour guide, shared transfer
PRICE AND POLICIES
This is group tour (or you can call it join tour), depart daily, and price of tour is same for every pax.
+ Pick-up from hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter (3km within from Hoan Kiem Lake)
+ Transfer by A/C modern bus, Hanoi - Bai Dinh & Trang An - Hanoi
+ A fully escorted tour with professional, English speaking guide.
+ A lavish buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes.
+ 2 bottles of water per person
+ All entrance fees indicated in our itinerary.
+ Electric car in Bai Dinh Pagoda
+ Boat trip in Trang An
+ Cycling in countryside
+ Beverages, travel insurance & tax
+ Tips for tour guide and personal expences
+ Pick up from hotel / stay outside Old Quarter of Hanoi
+ All not indicated in our itinerary
POLICY FOR CHILDREN
+ Child from 1 - 4 years old: free of charge (1 child 1 group)
+ Children are from 5 to 9 years old: charge 75% of adult rate
+ Children are from 10 years old: charge 100% adult rate
The cancellation charges below:
+ More than 5 days before departure: No cancellation charge
+ Between 4 and 2 days before departure: 50% of total tour cost
+ From 1 days before departure: 100% of total tour cost
+ No-show at the airport on the day of arrival/departure: 100% of total tour cost
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