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HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP

HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP
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HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP
$79.00
Overview
Visit Hoa Lu the first capital of Vietnam; meet a local Vietnamese family and enjoy a traditional home-cooked meal. Explore the stunning limestone caves in Tam Coc by boat and finish the day with a bike ride between mountains and rice paddies.
What to Expect

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the tour in a small group ( Maximum of 9 people)
  • Enjoy a home-lunch at a local family and understand more about the Vietnamese culture through their daily activities.
  • Enjoy comfortable transfer service with A/C shuttle bus for a small group.
  • Widen your knowledge of the Vietnamese history by visiting the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two heroes who lived in 10th century and chose Hoa Lu to build the citadel of the capital city (from 968 to 1009).
  • Discover Tam Coc – three caves or the “Halong Bay on land” on a small boat rowed by local people and see the first limestone mountains, which will run along their riverway for several kilometers.
  • You will have a chance to ride among rice fields and limestone mountains in about 1 hour with the unique route by bike for exploring Ninh Binh.

07.15– 07.45: Pick up from your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter and departure to Ninh Binh by comfortable transfer.

09.00: Have a short break for relaxing at a stop-over in Dong Van, Ha Nam province.

10.30: Arrive Tam Coc area. Start the journey by visiting a local family in Tam Coc. They are a traditional Vietnamese family with three generations living together. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life and their handicraft job of making traditional embroidery. Leaving the family, you will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains for about 1 hour with an 8 km unique route.

11:30 Come back to the host family to enjoy a special lunch prepared by the home chef with the local cuisine featuring the yin-yang balance of the Asian culture. After lunch, a break with a cup of Vietnam green tea or coffee will be served before you continue the journey of discovery Tam Coc- the “Halong Bay on land”

13.30: Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 2 hours.  Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc is the name of the limestone caves area stretching along Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy and the sight of some temples along the way. If traveling during harvest season, you may have chances to see the yellow rice carpet along the river banks.

15.30: Arrive at Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history. Hoa Lu existed as the capital of Vietnam for 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang when country named Dai Co Viet.

16.30: Leave Tam Coc and drive straight back to Hanoi.

18:30 Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
very nice tour with kind guide

The guide was very kind and food was quite good. The tour on small ship was nice especially. The scenery I saw on my bite was also good.More

Thank Jerome Younghoo... C
AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jerome Younghoo... C, Greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours Thank you for your sweet words for our services of "Amazing Ninh Binh" as well as your recommendation of our company to other visitors on Tripadvisor We assure that your great review about...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wonderful area

Had a great day on this tour. The bike ride was easy though the seats were a bit hard (racing seats). The boat trip and the pagoda were a highlight. Lunch was very substantial and tasty though it was more a restaurant than someones home....More

Thank 105bjean
AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 105bjean, Xin Chao from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours It is so wonderful of you to give those nice words to us. Your satisfaction is an important thing that decides the success of our services. Your detailed review and real feels are really...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great day trip to Ninh Binh and Tam Coc

This was a last minute booking (the night before) and we were delighted with our day out of the city and a chance to explore the countryside. There were just four of us in the group and our guide, Thao, had so much knowledge and...More

Thank LynleyAS
AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear LynleyAS, Warm greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience here on Tripadvisor! You really made our day more special by sharing your experience about Amazing Ninh Binh Tours with us. For...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Super Fun Bike Tour!!

We went on a very fun bike ride through Tam Coc and visited a few different tombs while there! Then we enjoyed an amazing lunch. It was very good and the drinks were tasty too! Finally, we were able to spend some time on the...More

Thank Kristin B
AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kristin B, Warmest greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours It is so wonderful of you to give those nice words to us. Your satisfaction is an important thing that decides the success of our services. Your detailed review and real feels are...More

Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile
Enjoyable Day Trip

The trip was fuss free with english communication. Our guide, Vuong/Alex, was very friendly, and constantly looking out for us. All in all, thanks to the smooth service, we could just relax and focus on enjoying the beautiful sights of ninh binh.More

Thank eunue
AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

Dear eunue, Warmest greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours It is so wonderful of you to give those nice words to us. Your satisfaction is an important thing that decides the success of our services. Your detailed review and real feels are really...More

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