Giong Temple – Tay Thien Truc Lam – Tam Dao 2 days Tour

DAY 1: HANOI – TAY THIEN (L, D)
07:00 Driver and guide pick you up at the appointed site for departure to Giong Temple.

08:00 Arrive Giong temple, you have about 1.5 hours to visit Giong temple with Ha temple, Mau temple, Thuong temple, Dai Bi pagoda… After that, take you to Tay thien.

10:00 Arriving in Tay Thien, you prepare offering and burn incense at Trinh Temple. Our next destinations include Trung (Middle) Temple, Thuong (Up) Temple, Mau (Mother) Temple, Truong Sinh (Longevity) Stream and Bac (Silver) Falls.

12:30 Have lunch in local restaurant.

14:00 Get on bus transferring to Truc Lam Zen Monastery, a Vietnamese one founded by King Tran Nhan Tong (13th). This is one of the three largest Zen monasteries in Vietnam. It is known as not only a holy land attracting a large number of Buddhist pilgrims but also a beautiful tourist destination. You will find the Drump Tower and the Bell Tower here.

16:00 Depart for Tam Dao, which is 10 kilometres away from Tay Thien. Check in to hotel in Tam Dao. After the dinner in restaurant, it is your free time to discover Tam Dao Town by night.

Tam DaoDAY 2: TAM DAO – HANOI (B, L)

07:00 Have breakfast. Climbing up 1,400 rock steps to stand atop Thien Nhi Mountain beneath the 100 meter television tower, you find the feeling of one who has conquered the peak. Taking a deep breath catching the fresh air of Tam Dao and feel your heart at ease. All grief, sorrow and worries of every day life seem to be washed by the Silver Waterfall to go to somewhere far away. Continue hiking up 200 rock steps to reach Ba Chua Thuong Ngan Temple.

Have lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon: Free time for shopping before transferring back Hanoi. 17:30 Tour ends upon arrival in Hanoi.

Inclusion:

* Air-conditioned transportation

* Meals as mentioned in the program

* English speaking guide

* Sightseeing fees

Exclusion:

* VAT, tips

* Personal spending (telephone charge, beverage, meals not shown in the itinerary, etc.)

* Others not mentioned in Inclusion