Exploring the Ancient Charms of Bac Ninh in 1 Day

Hanoi - Bac Ninh


This Bac Ninh day tour brings you a completely different experience of the ancient beauty of Vietnam’s countryside. Bac Ninh is an ancient land, full of myths, legends, poems, and rhymes, and especially known as the land of traditional folk singing (Quan ho). Visiting Bac Ninh, you can indulge in the unique rustic scenic countryside of Vietnam and discover many historical and religious tourist attractions such as scenic Dau Pagoda, But Thap Pagoda, Kinh Duong Vuong Tomb, and traditional villages such as Dong Ho painting village.

Tour Highlights

  • Indulge in the beauty of Bac Ninh’s main highlights
  • Enjoy refreshing green tea in a local residence
  • Bike ride along the scenic banks of the serene Duong River
  • Visit Dong Ho painting village and learn about the rich history and traditions of the craftsmen in the village
  • Savor the delicate traditional cuisine of Bac Ninh

Detailed Itinerary

8:30 AM: Your private driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to Bac Ninh, the enchanting land known for its traditional folk music (Quan ho) in Northern Vietnam. Your Bac Ninh day tour will start at But Thap Pagoda, a Buddhist relic showcasing the distinctive architecture of the Le Trung Hung period. This pagoda houses 32 recently announced national treasures dating back to 2012.

But Thap Pagoda in Bac Ninh

But Thap Pagoda

Then, you’ll visit a local residence near But Thap Pagoda, where you can savor a refreshing cup of green tea. Afterward, hop on a bike and embark on a picturesque cycling journey along the scenic banks of the serene Duong River. You’ll pass by beautiful dike slopes, and endless green mulberry fields, and breathe in the crisp, fresh air. If you visit from September to October, you’ll be treated to the breathtaking sight of blooming green mustard fields, painting the landscape in vibrant yellow hues.

As we continue, we’ll make a stop at A Lu and Dai Dong Thanh commune to visit Kinh Duong Vuong Tomb, who was the founder of Vietnam’s first-ever government.

Kinh Duong Vuong Tomb in Bac Ninh

Kinh Duong Vuong Tomb

Afterward, enjoy a 5-kilometer bike ride to Dong Ho painting village. Relax and enjoy a refreshing drink at the home of Nguyen Dang Che, a local artist who will share the rich history and traditions of the craftsmen in the village. A delightful lunch will be served at a local family’s home in Bac Ninh.

In the afternoon, delve deeper into the village’s history and witness the intricate process of creating Dong Ho paintings, a renowned Vietnamese traditional art form crafted by the skilled hands of local farmers. Take a leisurely stroll around Dong Ho Painting Village to observe the daily lives of the talented craftsmen.

Dong Ho Painting Village

Dong Ho Painting Village

3:30 PM: You’ll board the car/bus to return to Hanoi. On our way, we’ll make a stop at Chua Dau (Mulberry Pagoda), the oldest pagoda in Vietnam, built between 187 and 266 BC. Marvel at its numerous worship rooms and the imposing silhouette of the nine-story tower overlooking the Dau River.

Dau Pagoda

Dau Pagoda

4:30 PM: The Bac Ninh day tour will come to a close as we drop you off at your hotel, leaving you with cherished memories of the beautiful Bac Ninh region.

Included: Transportation, English-speaking guide, Meals: lunch.

What's included

  • Transportation with A/C
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • Tour guides at places (English speaking)
  • Entrance fees

What's excluded:

  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • International travel insurances
  • Other expenses

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the total package rate
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy

  • 50% discount for child under 6 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying in same room with parents
  • 75% charged for child from 6-11 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying on extra bed
  • The above children rates are applicable for booking made with 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children occupancy in a room.
  • Child age of 12 years up is subject to adult rate



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