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Yen Tu Mountain day trip from Halong Port | Halong Bay Shore Excursion

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Overview


Yen Tu Mountain is located about 50 kilometer from Ha Long City. The heritage site is mostly situated on a mountainous region which is about 600m above sea level. With its peak at 1, 068m above sea level, Yen Tu is famous for its beautiful natural landscape and cultural heritage.

Highlights


  • Enjoy cable car to the top of Yen Tu Mountain
  • Visit the largest copper statue in Vietnam
  • Visit a bronze pagoda on the highest mountain in Asia (1068 m above the sea level)
  • Beautiful and fresh nature
Yen Tu Mountain day trip from Halong Port | Halong Bay Shore Excursion

Description


Yen Tu Mountain day trip from Halong Port | Halong Bay Shore Excursion

  • Destination: Yen Tu Mountain, a sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site
  • Departure: From Halong Port, Halong Bay, Vietnam
  • Duration: Full-day adventure
  • Highlights:
  • Spiritual Journey: Explore the ancient Yen Tu Pagoda and surrounding temples
  • Scenic Views: Enjoy breathtaking vistas from the mountain peak
  • Cable Car Ride: Convenient access to higher elevations with stunning aerial views
  • Local Culture: Experience traditional Vietnamese Buddhist rituals and customs
  • Includes: Round-trip transportation, English-speaking guide, entrance fees, and lunch
  • Ideal For: Nature lovers, culture enthusiasts, and spiritual seekers

What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Pick up & drop off at your cruise ship port in Halong
  • Vietnamese lunch at local restaurants
  • Mineral water
  • Admission Tickets & sightseeing fees
  • Round trip cable car in Yen Tu
  • Private Transportation
  • Private English Speaking Guide
  • Exclusions:
  • Insurance
  • Taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Yên Tử

Overview Yen Tu Mountain is located about 50 kilometres from Ha Long City. The heritage site is mostly situated on a mountainous region which is about 600m above sea level. With its peak at 1, 068m above sea level, Yen Tu is famous for its beautiful natural landscape and cultural heritage, called the anscestral land of Truc Lam Zen Buddhism in Vietnam. With the unique landscape, architecture, culture and history, Yen Tu Relic and Landscape Complex has been recognised as a special national relic and a dossier is being prepared to submit to UNESCO for its recognition of the complex as a World Heritage Site.

ITINERARY

  • Pick up at your cruise port gate (Halong International Cruise Ship Port), drive 1. 5 hours to Yen Tu Mountain. Pass through Halong's picturesque countryside, villages with bamboo fences, and limestone walls.
  • Upon arrival, board cable car for breathtaking ride to Yen Tu Mountain. Admire landscape with ancient pagodas and temples in pristine forests.
  • Explore Yen Tu pagodas, temples, and towers in 2, 800-hectare reserve. Capture stunning limestone mountains. Hike 500m uphill (250 steps) shaded by green pine trees to Hue Quang Tower Garden. See statue of Buddhist King Tran Nhan Tong.
  • Ascend 150 steps to Hoa Yen Pagoda from 11th century Ly Dynasty. Return to foothill by cable car.
  • Visit Truc Lam Monastery, headquarters of Truc Lam Zen Buddhism Sect. Established by King Tran Nhan Tong after victory over Mongol invasions. Stroll through village with houses, temples, barbershops, coffee shops. Engage with locals for cultural insights. Experience essence of northern Vietnamese community.

Drive back to pier, ending your memorable trip!

Frequently Asked Questions


How much time does the Yen Tu Mountain day trip from Halong Port | Halong Bay Shore Excursion take?

Yen Tu Mountain day trip from Halong Port | Halong Bay Shore Excursion duration is 6 hours.

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