Tay Phuong Pagoda
Thap Rua

ButThap - Dong Ho -DongKy - TayPhuong

-Thay Pagoda

(Full day)


Buthap Pagoda situated on the dike south of the Duong River in Thuan Thanh District, Bac Ninh Province is But Thap (pen stupa), one of the finest pagodas in the country's north and known as Vietnam's first Buddhist center.


Program - 3 :

Am : 8h00 Pick up at your hotel to BAT TRANG - an old pottery village ;DONG HO - a painting village ; BUT THAP pagoda ; DONG KY - wooden village

Pm : Return to your hotel in Hanoi.






Thay Pagoada in the shadows of the Sai Son Mountain in Quoc Oai, this annual event pays homage to Tu Dao Hanh. Legend has it that Tu Dao Hanh was a Buddhist monk and sorcerer who was the king of the region and created the Vietnamese water puppet show. The celebrations begin by worshipping Buddha which is followed by games and a water puppet show in front of the Thuy Dinh or Temple. Visitors to the festival also usually take a hiking trip through the picturesque countryside which characterizes the region.

Program - 4 :

Am : 8h00 Pick up at your hotel to THAY pagoda (master pagoda) & TAY PHUONG pagoda, a famour one for 79 statues carved after classical buddhist stories.

Pm : Return to your hotel in Hanoi.

Price valid until 30 Dec 2009

Number of Persons





6 - 8
Rate in USD per person
122 USD 69 USD 68 USD 49 USD 38 USD


Price includes:
Transport, entrance fee, lunch and guide.


Tour Cost excludes:
 Travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers.

Trip Summary:


Trip starts in and ends in Hanoi.


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous;


Private car or mini bus


Updated 01 October 2005


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