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Tam Coc

Ninh Binh, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Ninh Binh
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

We had a lovely trip out on the boats very close to sunset. The waters were near-empty and the views were fantastic. Please tip the boat man/woman as they work very hard and see only a fraction of the cash you pay for the ride!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

You probably go there with a daily trip. First there is boat trip. It's beautiful. So calm and peaceful. The people row the bots with their feet and they seem so comfortable. You pass under come caves with boat. The main attraction for me was the 20-30 mins cycling. It was amazing! You ride with the scenery that you only... More

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Northern Ireland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We had read many reviews about the boating experince here being tiring and stressful, so we decided to cycle round here and boat in Trang An Grottoes instead. For two people here, it will cost 390k Dong in total for around an hour of boating, in Trang An it will cost 300k Dong for over two hours. There is much... More

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Senior Contributor
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23 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We loved the view on this trip. We took a boat along with many others tourists it was very busy! The mountains and caves are beautiful. The woman who try to sell us food at the turn in the harbour were annoying. We bought drinks and fruit for our guides but that wasent enough. They tried to sell us stuff... More

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Otley West Yorkshire
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117 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We arrived late morning a and there were no crowds. Weird system where you pay twice, once per person on the boat, then again for the boat but they are well advertised. We got on the boat and had a husband and wife team. He was rowing, with his feet, and she was giving us some information. We had been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Such a beautiful and quiet place, you just sail and enjoy the atmosphere...we had the best time!!! It's recommended to arrive early before it's getting crowded and hot. Try to ignore politely from the annoying sellers that disturb you, just smile and ignore.

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SAN JOSE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Riding in a boat (3 for us) all photographers. Over 90 degrees so sun screen, hats, scarfs to protect yourself. Plan on tipping boat lady. Dozen of caves as you row through them. Few temple where you get out and explore. ONE is 100 steps or more and the hike to get there was long. It was simple temple, not... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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14 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Boat ladies would row you thro' several cave-line openings amidst the limestone hills and clear-water lakes. These ladies often supplement their income by peddling goods and knitwear during the boat-cruises. The scenery is awesome (similar to Guilin/Halong Bay). Thoroughly enjoyable if the weather is friendly.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Absolutely beautiful river cruise. Scenery is perfect. Beware of scams- locals will row up to your boat and beg you to buy a can of pop from them so you can give it to the local who is riding your boat. They will beg and explain the local riding your boat is tired and needs rest and has no money... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Stayed here for three nights and was the perfect quiet getaway from Hanoi. Most people head straight for Halong Bay but we had read many reviews and thought this would be a better alternative for a few days away from the tourist crowds. We were not disappointed, great relax.

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