Visit monumental Bai Dinh pagoda and Mua Cave in one day

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Do you know that besides a stunning view of mountains and rice fields, Ninh Binh province is also famous as one of the center areas of religion, especially Buddhism, in the north of Vietnam? Join this full-day tour, you will have the opportunity to admire Bai Dinh pagoda which keeps many records of Vietnam and the world. Moreover, you also visit 2 other famous destinations are Mua Cave and Trang An. Let’s book this tour and experience! 



  • Visit Bai Dinh pagoda- the biggest pagoda in Vietnam and the Southeast Asia  
  • Learn more about Buddhism’s importance in Vietnam religion 
  • Take a boat trip discover Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex  
  • Visit Mua Cave - Climb up to the top of Lying Dragon Mountain to express the breathtaking mountainous picturesque  


Brief Itinerary:  

7:30: Pickup time in hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter area or meeting point for starting the tour.  

10:30: Arrive the Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam and Southest Asia with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight  

12:00: Have lunch at local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes and short break time. 

13:00: Enjoy the boat trip to Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex. Immerse yourself in nature’s beauty! 

15:30: Move to the next destination, Mua cave. Climb up to the peak of mountain to enjoy the stunning view.  

16:30: Leave Mua Cave for Hanoi   

19h00: Tour ends. Finish full day trip in Hanoi. 



It will be a big shortcoming if you do not put Ninh Binh province in your must-see attractions list in the north of Vietnam. Recently, more and more people know about Ninh Binh which onws many interesting destinations and historical destinations as well as (Buddhism) religious place.  

After meeting tour guide at your hotel, you will get the bus/Limousine for starting the tour.  

After passing about 100 km, you will arrive at Bai Dinh pagoda, one of the most famous pagodas in Vietnam. Before Tam Chuc pagoda’s appearance, Bai Dinh pagoda usued to be the largest pagoda in Vietnam and Southest Asia. The pagoda is quite big so be sure that you have a good pair of shoes to without interruption. The pagoda has the biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. The pagoda also has 500 Arhan statues. You will be overwhelmed as standing in front of statues.  

Bai Dinh attracts many tourists both Vietnamese and international tourists. In springtime, the temple has a huge amount of tourists because of Lunar new year period. If you don’t like crowded place, you should pay attention this. Walking around the pagoda while listening tour guide’s introduction, you can have better understanding about the pagoda as well as the importance of Buddhism in Vietnam’s religion. Don’t forget to pray best wishes for yourself, your family and friends, the Buddha can hear them and help you! 

You will enjoy the lunch with traditional food to get more energy for continuing the tour.  

In the afternoon, you will admire nature’s landscape, the gift from mother nature to Ninh Binh province.  

You will take sampan boat to follow the river’s flow to discover Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex. You will see the picture of a lot of mountain shadows on the water, everything has green color, from color of trees to water. The boat will lead you to caves in Trang An which are formed million years ago. Just let your mind free and enjoy amazing views in front of your eyes. 

Move to the last destination of itinerary, you will arrive at Mua Cave and Mua Mountain. Maybe you saw Mua Mountain’s photos on the internet before as it is quite famous. This is check-in place of many people, especially young people. To reach the peak of the mountain, you will have to climb about 500 stairs. This can be challenging and make you tired but don’t worry, those feelings will disappear when you stand at the top and observe the view. You will find fair to enjoy that great moment with panorama view of Trang An complex! 

After a long day, you will leave for Trang An to come back to Hanoi. Finishes your unforgettable tour! 


  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Old Quarter  
  • Electric car at Bai Dinh pagoda.  
  • Boat trip in Trang An  
  • Sightseeing ticket and entrance fees  
  • English speaking tour guide.  
  • Lunch with Vietnamese cuisine.  
  • Free water bottles 


  • Beveragestips & personal expenses 

Please Note

  • Option 1: Buffet lunch + shuttle bus: price like the website 
  • Option 2: Set menu + Limousine: you will pay extra fee: 10 USD (230,000 VND)/pax. If you want to upgrade this, please contact to us for this request to have payment information. 
  • Rountrip transfer service is avaible in Hanoi Old Quarter area only 
  • The timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather and other factors 
  • This price is not applied for holidays 

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