A Temple Tour From Ho Chi Minh City

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1 day
Availability : 2023 - 2024
HCM City
Temples in HCM & Binh Duong
Max People : 29
temple tour in ho chi minh city

Temple Tour Details

Finding a peaceful time in temples in Ho Chi Minh City and nearby is a unique activity when you visited interesting tourist places here. Besides, if you are one of the people who like to study the architecture of lovely temples in Vietnam, this trip is right for you. Let’s go!

What to expect to do
  • Visit Buu Long Temple (1 hour)
  • Visit Chau Thoi Temple (1 hour)
  • Visit Kim Dien (main temple) in Dai Nam (2 hours)
  • Visit Phap Buu Pagoda (30 min)

Departure & Return Location

Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City Center

Departure Time

8:30am – suggested time

Tour Includes

  • A private car or van
  • A professional driver
  • Gasoline
  • Parking fee
  • Care of the tour operator -:)

Price Excludes

  • Entrance fee (almost temples are free)
  • Tipping for the driver, recommended 3 - 5USD per guest
  • Other expenses not mentioned
  • Tour guide (as your request but not recommended for this trip)
chau thoi temple in hcmc

Book the temple tour from Ho Chi Minh City is to find a peaceful time and unique architecture comes to this journey. It’s a good chance after visiting most tourist places in this city.

What you need to know before starting:

  • The estimated time come from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm or 4:00 pm.
  • We ran this unique trip, so we know how to manage it running smoothly with a car and driver (not needing a tour guide), which can save you a lot of money, but still have a perfect trip. However, a tour guide is an option for your request but booked in advance as early as possible.
  • Only one big place belonging to Dai Nam Wonderland is Kim Dien inside it,  you may pay attention to it to go the correct way.
  • During touring, you can stop to have lunch, recommended to take time for lunch in Dai Nam if you want to.

Step by step to starting the drive:

8:30 am our driver will come to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Center. After getting in the car, we will begin the trip to explore typical destinations.

1. The first stop is Buu Long Temple, stop here is 1 hour for your exploration.

  • Buu Long Pagoda was built first time in 1942, covering an area of 7000 square meters.
  • Its architectural style is influenced by temples in Thailand.
  • The pagoda is located about 20km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Address: 81 Nguyen Xien, Long Binh Ward, District 9, Ho Chi Minh City.
buu long temple hcm

2. We drive to visit Chau Thoi Pagoda (1 hour).

  • Chau Thoi Pagoda was built in 1612, covering an area of 25 hectares.
  • The architectural style of this temple is in the style of Vietnamese ancient pagodas. The temple is located on a mountain with 82 meters high.
  • The pagoda is located about 30km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City to the northeast.
  • Address: Binh Thang Commune, Di An, Binh Duong
chau thoi pagoda in binh duong

3. Visit Kim Dien (main temple) in Dai Nam Park (2 hours).

  • Kim Dien was started construction on April 11, 2003, and inaugurated on September 2, 2005.
  • The architectural style of this main temple follows the ancient style, especially many works inlaid with 24k gold.
  • The pagoda is located about 40km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Address: Hiep An Commune, Thu Dau Mot, Binh Duong
golden temple in dai nam park binh duong

The Golden Temple in Dai Nam. Photos by Marc B who traveled with us.

4. Visit Phap Buu Pagoda (30 min).

  • Phap Buu Pagoda was established in 1971, many shrines were rebuilt and completed in 2009.
  • Its architecture is in the style of ancient temples of the country.
  • The pagoda is located about 20km from the center of Ho Chi Minh City, to the North.
  • Address: 1 Bui Cong Trung Street, Hamlet 3, Dong Thanh Commune, Hoc Mon Mon District, HCMC.
phap buu pagoda hoc mon

Phap Buu Pagoda in Hoc Mon, HCM. Photos by Marc B who traveled with us.

After visiting these places, we drive back the hotel to relax, finish at 3:30pm – 4:00pm.


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