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  2. Ho Chi Minh City
  3. Cao Dai Temple

Ho Chi Minh City: Cao Dai Temple & Black Lady Mountain Tour

Product ID: 289845
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Escape the bustle of the city and journey out to spend a day in Tay Ninh. Take in stunning views from the Black Lady Mountain and visit intriguing Buddhist temples and caves. Learn about the unique fusion religion of the Cao Dai movement.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City Center (District 1,3,5)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a cable car ride to the Black Lady Mountain for a panoramic view
  • Get a glimpse into the Buddhist temples and caves
  • Learn about the unique Cao Dai movement and its holy figures
Full description
Following an early morning pickup from your accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City, head towards the Vietnamese-Cambodian border and reach Tay Ninh Province. From there, take a cable car ride up to the Black Lady Mountain. Once on top, marvel at the panoramic views of the beautiful region.

Black Lady Mountain consists of three major mountains covering an area of 24 kilometers and reaching an altitude of 986 meters. The beautiful temples and caves that are used to house Buddhist monks and nuns remain largely undisturbed.

Proceed to Cao Dai Holy Temple which houses administrative offices, residences for officials, adepts and a hospital for traditional Vietnamese herbal medicine that attracts people from all over the south for treatments.

The temple is home to the Cao Dai movement known for mixing ideas from different religions including Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, and Christianity. Learn about the importance of Cao Daism figures including historic figures such as Sun Yat-Sen, Victor Hugo, and Nguyen Binh Khiem.
Includes
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour is not offered in January during Lunar Year