Vietnamese Ancient Temple – 1 Day Tour – Tam Chuc Pagoda – Dia Tang Phi Lai

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On this tour, you will visit the relic complex of Tam Chuc Pagoda – the largest pagoda in the world. Enjoy other experiences such as the Tam Quan Gate, Pillar Kinh Garden, and The Tam Palace. 

This one-day trip to Tam Chuc could help you contemplate a spectacular landscape and learn more about Buddhism. Or just find a place for yourself to rest your mind!


In the early morning, our modern-facilitated Limousine Bus and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in The Old Quarter. We are going to depart for Tam Chuc Pagoda & Dia Tang Phi Lai Pagoda after 2-hour sitting on the bus.

We would visit the relic complex of Tam Chuc Pagoda – the largest pagoda in the world with: Tam Quan Gate, Pillar Kinh Garden, and The Tam Palace. 

Step through the intricately carved wooden shop, in front are three Tam The phoenixes representing the past, present and future. Visiting the Phap Chu Palace, Quan Am Palace, and watching out the Jade Pagoda on the top of That Tinh mountain with 299 steps, built entirely of granite blocks taken from India. it is worth admiring the panoramic view!

At noon, we are served with a Buffet lunch or Set Menu. Please note that Buffet lunch is applied in March only.

After a short lunch break, we could take a short drive to the nearby hidden and sacred Dia Tang Phi Lai Pagoda. This place has a quiet and well-appointed old architecture dedicated to the Buddha. There also the Monk Master sets up a lot of rooms for meditation. You could also immerse yourself in this distinctive atmosphere!

Around 4 p.m, we are getting on the bus back to Hanoi. This journey would take about 2 hours! Enjoy the wonderful scenery throughout the way back!


  • Bus pick-up/drop-off from hotel/ stay in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • English speaking guide during the trip, 2 bottles of water per person
  • Buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes
  • 1 way Boat trip + 1 way electric car to Tam Chuc Pagoda


  • Beverages & travel insurance, tips for tour guide & personal expenses

Additional Information

When visiting the pagoda, there are some restrictions for clothing, such as:

  1. No sleeveless clothes
  2. If wearing a skirt or dress, it should be below your knees.
  3. If wearing shorts, they should not be short. The length should be 3/4 way to your knees or longer. 

Tam Chuc pagoda entrance fee tickets and opening hours

By Electric car: Ticket price: 90,000 VND/round-trip ticket/pax,

Boat ride: Ticket price: 200,000 VND/pax (regular boat); 240,000 VND/pax (VIP boat)

Visitors can also do kayak at Tam Chuc Wharf and enjoy afternoon tea on the boat between 16:30 and 18:30 every day.

Opening hours: 6:00 – 18:00, from Monday to Sunday

Cancellation Policy

  • The reservation can be modified up to 3 days before your travel dates.
  • Free cancellation up to 3 days before travel dates.
  • Full payment is due at the time of booking and can be settled by credit card. If canceled according to the cancellation policy, refunds will be made to your bank account. It may take 5-10 business days for the refund to appear in your account.
  • A credit card processing fee of 3.5% will not be refunded.


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