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HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH, CYCLING, LOCAL FAMILY VISIT, SMALL GROUP TOUR

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    • 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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    All reviews bruce lee ninh binh boat ride day trip great tour fun filled day spoke good english local house went smoothly interesting information rice fields excellent guide highly recommend this tour great job delicious food mr caves
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    Reviewed today via mobile

    A very enjoyable and fun experience. Beautiful scenery and delicious lunch. Our tour guide Nien was wonderful and patient with us. Thank you Nien for making my day memorable.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Atumn_uk
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We, a family of 4, booked this tour through our hotel desk for the last day of our holidays in Vietnam. A great tour, cycling was fun, good quality MTB, boat ride a little crowded and touristic but amazing scenery in Tam Coc („Ha Long...More

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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    We booked the above trip and it did not disappoint. Our tour guide (Alex) was very knowledgeable and made sure the day ran smoothly. Our favourite aspect was the cycling - would definitely recommend this tour!More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Liam186338
    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Liam186338, Warmest 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. Your...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    It was really, really great experience in my trip in Vietnam. Especially thanks to QA, our guide, we had really good time in "Paradise in Northern Vietnam"!!! He is very friendly and told us about various things of Vietnam, which helped me understand this country...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 真実子 得
    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Dear 真実子 得, Warmest greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours! Your great review really makes our day more special. Thank you so much for spending time sharing your feeling after the trip here on Tripadvisor with us and the other travel lovers. We...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    What a great day with amazing ninh bihn. The tour was very interesting. The host family was very nice. The bike was a great aventure on plain rice fields. Lunch was really tasty and plentiful and the boat ride after, just wow! Just make sure...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Claudia U
    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Claudia, Xin Chao from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours! Amazing Ninh Binh thanks you very much for your sharing about your Ninh Binh trip with us. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed your trip so much. We would like to...More

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    May 20, 2019|
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    Response from Sevallosfambam | Reviewed this property |
    No but we had a seat on the adult bike for my son.
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    January 5, 2019|
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    Response from limlyeliang | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. It includes Hang Mua from the foot at Tiger Cave up the Dragon Trail.
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