Tour To Tay Thien Complex And Tam Dao Town
Explore Tay Thien Religious Complex including various sacred temples and pagodas. Visit Truc Lam Zen Monastery, which is one of the three largest Zen monasteries in Vietnam. The final destination is Tam Dao Town, which is an ideal getaway for tourists to escape the crazy, scorching heat. In summer, many people escape from the city center to go to Tam Dao, which is considered “Da Lat of the North” because of its fresh cool air, mist and romantic scenery.
Day 1: Hanoi - Tay Thien (Lunch, Dinner)
Get picked up at our appointment at 6:00 AM and depart to Tay Thien tourism area. When reaching the area, prepare offerings and light up incense at Trinh Temple before visiting Trung Temple, Thuong Temple, Mau Temple, Truong Sinh Stream (Longevity Stream) and Bac Falls (Silver Falls). At 11.30 AM, have lunch in a local restaurant and take a short rest.
In the afternoon, get on the bus moving to Truc Lam Zen Monastery, which is founded by the emperor Tran Nhan Tong. Truc Lam is one of the three largest Zen monasteries in Vietnam, which is known as not only a holy land attracting a large number of Buddhist pilgrims but also a beautiful tourist destination. Visit Drum Tower and the Bell Tower as well before departing to Tam Dao. You will check in hotel in Tam Dao. And after dinner in the restaurant, spend your time discovering Tam Dao Town at night.
Day 2: Tam Dao - Hanoi (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast served at 7 AM, climb up 1,400 rock steps to the top of Thien Nhi Mountain. Just take a deep breath catching the fresh air of Tam Dao and feel your heart at ease. Continue hiking up 200 rock steps to reach Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple. After that, you will have lunch in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you’re free to go shopping and visiting on your own before going back to Hanoi. Around 5:30 PM, our tour ends upon arrival in Hanoi.