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Address: Ninh Binh, Ninh Binh 400000, Vietnam
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Ninh Binh and Ancient Hoa Lu Temples Tour from Hanoi
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Hanoi - Hoa Lu Ancient Capital - Tam Coc Full Day
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Private Tour: Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Boat and Bike Day Trip from Hanoi

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Stunning scenery

This is a very beautiful boat ride. It is highly worth the experience, especially being able to float underneath and through the caves. The rock formations are just like what is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
AriiC
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nice scenery but after coming from Sapa and Harlong Bay, it wasn't that great. Very touristy and lots of aggressive hassling. Perhaps if it was the first place we'd visited rather than the last, may have rated differently. Time again, we'd spend the day elsewhere - but you don't know until after the fact:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The beauty of the scenery can't really described by words and the photographs is just a mere shadow of the real thing. You should be here in person to experience the beauty of mother nature yourself!!!

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Thank Lenny T
Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very disappointing! Not worth the price or the time. Though the scenery is pretty you don't get a chance to get off the boat. When you get to the turnaround point you are swamped with boats trying to sell you water, soda, excetera and the drivers don't leave until you buy something. There will be a man near a bridge... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had combined this visit with Hoa Lu trip which is probably the best way to do it as a day tour. The area rises out of a flat plain and the hills are like that of Halong Bay. The area is on a flat plain and we could see the hills as we drove along the road rising up in... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful boat ride. It is highly worth the experience, especially being able to float underneath and through the caves. The rock formations are just like what is seen in Ha Long bay, but this is along a river. You can definitely see why they call this Ha Long Bay on land. A note just in case.... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is really nice place, beautiful and breathe-taking scenery. it is worth to see, however is very touristic.

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Thank Gigi1599
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tam coc it's a amazing place to visit. If you are planning visit Vietnam, you have to stop in tam coc, at least 2 days. The best way to know the spirit of tam coc it's visit by your self. Don't go with a tour. With a tour you will just visit the most typical tourist attractions,and tam Coc has... More 

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Described as the inland Ha Long bay I enjoyed it but Ha Long bay is much better IMHO, scenery is nice - yes people do try to sell you things but as everywhere else just politely say no and you won't have any issues. Caves where interesting but not some spectacular must see natural beauty. by the end of my... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Facinating enough not to for forget the place. The sighseen is wonder full and unique. The -poin is for the women on the boat that talk too much and insist to sell handcraft. It is really disturbing.

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's the Halong bay on land... I wish you could go there not just in a one-day trip from HaNoi. it's really nice all the area. Early in the morning you take the boat to the river, caves and rocks (no trouble about operators, tips and what you usually read).Around 2 hours of pleasant boat trip (yes , it's quite... More 

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