Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An 1 Day Tour With Bicycle

Duration: 1 Day
Transport: Bus
Tour code: VRT11
Bai Dinh pagoda – Trang An 1 day tour offers travellers the journey to discover the biggest pagoda in Vietnam and ASEAN. The pagoda is located in Ninh Binh province, close enough from Hanoi ( 120 km ) to take a day trip and continue your holiday. The pagoda will be also set more record for the owner of the most Arhat Statues in ASEAN with 500 Arhat statues made of stone and stand higher than human’s head. The most important emphasizing point of these great religion works are still Tam The ( Past, Present and Future ) Temple and Dharma Temple. The area of two Temples up to 1.000m2 (area of the main sanctuary of traditional pagodas is maximum about 150m2 because it is limited by compartments - stipulated by the length of wood beam). The height of Dharma Temple is up to 22m, it contains four achieving record statues inside. Not too far from Bai Dinh pagoda, you will be Trang An Grottoes Area. A boat trip along the winding, olive river lined with trees and rare orchids helps to understand the immense pride of the area’s inhabitants. Green trees, a crystal clear river, fresh air, magical caves and sweeping mountains rich with history... all will charm you at first glance. Come here, and you would never wish to leave...
$55.00

Inclusion

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.

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 time in Trang An

Exclusion

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); for verification please contact info@vietnamrealtour.com

Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above

Travel insurance.

Visa application (where applicable) and personal travel documents are the sole responsibility of travelers.

Highlight

Join this tour to visit Bai Dinh pagoda with the total area of 2000ha, the Bai Dinh complex is the biggest Buddhism center of South east Asia with hundreds of statues of different sizes. Travelers will be attracted by the architecture which is so marvelous, majestic but still preserve traditional features. Leaving Bai Dinh, you will head to Trang An ecological tourist site where you take a boat trip to visit many caves of different sizes in a scenic landscape of Trang An.

07: 30 - 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.

15:30 – 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 - Take the returns shuttle bus to Hanoi.

19:00 - Drop off at your hotel/ accommodation's door steps in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.

 

Who should participate? - This tour is suited for every travelers, children as well.

Price structure: - Price quote is based on per person basic

Bai Dinh – Trang An tour in private:

No of travelers 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
Price in USD/person $78 $62 $48 $39

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Notes:

Depart every day from Hanoi

Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions

Doctor and Pharmacy are not available

Warm clothes from October to March!

What to bring:

Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella, sun-glass, sun-cream

Warm clothes from October to March!