Zen Monastery & Countryside Halong Shore Excursions

Visit Zen Monastery to understand about the history of Buddhism and then take a walk to see village countryside of Ha Long to exchange culture and lifestyle with local people and finally, stop at Hong Gai market, you will have free time exploring

Duration: 06 hours

Topic: Relaxing Tour,Sighseeing Tour,Cultural Tour

Activities: Easy

Destination: Ha Long

From $59.00

Start your Ha Long day tour a visit to Cai Bau Zen Monastery Pagoda.

Leaving the ship, our guide takes you to Cai Bau Pagoda, you will see seemingly endless rice fields, farming work and other daily activities of local people along the national highway.

Upon arrival at Cai Bau Monastery, you can stroll around the main hall of the temple to explore the long history of Buddhism which is presented through pictures on the walls and ceiling. You will also feel safe and peaceful when visited the garden located behind of the temple.  

Your next exploration will be the typical village where you can daily activities of local people. Walking on the village road, you can feel the fresh environments and leisurely life in here. You will also have a chance to exchange culture and lifestyle with local people by talking with some typical homeowners while enjoying boiled sweet-potato and green tea which is served by them. Leaving the village, you will re-board the coach to return to Ha Long city in the same way.  

Upon arrival at Hon Gai town, you will have free time exploring the Hon Gai market for shopping and seeing the local life. Finally, you will return to the ship. Finish your Ha Long Excursions from cruise ship. 

• Experience the daily activities and interact with the city's local people.

• Visit the Zen Monastery

• Exploring Hong Gai Central Market

Inclusions:

  • Transportation as requested
  • Entrance fee
  • English speaking local guide (or other languages if requested)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Boats for excursions where mentioned
  • Meals if indicated (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, BR: Brunch)
  • Pick up inside the port

Exclusions:

 

 

  • Surcharge on public holidays & Compulsory dinners
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Services other than mentioned

Note: The tour is applied for guests who travel on the cruise ship, so that the price includes "picking up inside the port gate fee" and other transportations if needed. If you are free travelers please contact us for a better price.  

 

Note: The tour is applied for guests who travel on the cruise ship, so that the price includes "picking up inside the port gate fee" and other transportations if needed. If you are free travelers please contact us for a better price.  

 

- Guests must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Guests with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour - particularly tours categorized as "strenuous". Guests who have concerns must consult with their personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be strenuous for them.

- Excursion may involve approximately 200 steps.