Half Day Cycling Tour Hanoi Thay, Tay Phuong Pagoda

Join us on this Half Day Cycling Tour Hanoi to discover Hanoi countryside, Hanoi pagodas. There are about 20-30K to ride from Thay pagoda to Tay Phuong pagoda before you are picked up again by your car and brought back to Hanoi around noon.

Itinerary

You will be picked up by our team and transferred to Thay Pagoda - a complex of temples, communal houses and pagoda nestled at the foot of a large limestone cliff formation, characteristic of the area. Built in the 11th century during the reign of King Ly Nhan Tong, Thay Pagoda consists of three sections: the outer part for offerings and ceremonies, the middle part for worship of Buddha and the inner part for worship of the monk Tu Dao Hanh, the master after whom the pagoda is named.

In front of the pagoda is a small stage built on stilt in the middle of Long Tri Pond. It is the place where water puppet performances are held during festivals from the fifth until the seventh days of the third lunar month.

We then proceed to Tay Phuong Pagoda which is situated on the top of Buffalo Mountain. This pagoda could be the most beautiful pagoda in Northern Vietnam with an ancient architecture, impressive wooden statues of Buddha and Arhats.

After visiting the Tay Phuong pagoda, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Hanoi. Trip ends.

Please note we are specialized in tailor-made biking tours from Hanoi, and the itinerary above is only one suggestion that can be further customized to match your personal requirements. Contact us for more details.