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Tam Coc

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Located in Ninh Binh province 100 km southeast of Hanoi, Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most picturesque spots in all of the north. For 41 years, from 968 to 1009 CE, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam. Nearby Tam Coc is often referred to...more
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Ninh Binh 430000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When you get to Tam coc you pay 150,000 dong for boat plus 190,000 for entry fee so total is actually 340,000 for 2 hours. But at the end of the boat ride.. They take you to a fruit snack boat where the prices are...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wish l had read the reviews here beforehand. Our trip was fine until the halfway turn around point. Then as others have said we received aggressive hassling by the boat women selling food and drink, almost demanding we buy something for our rower. We...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great river journey, except for all of the ladies in boats attempting to market you items at the end. Fortunately for us, we were not bothered much. We went holding a bike ride to find a pagoda. It was a lovely ride through a village....More

Thank Nhung S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here and although it isn't as interesting or beautiful as Trang An it is still worth a visit. Yes, it's true that the sellers half way through will try pressure you into buying overpriced snacks and drinks for you and the rower but if...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled here and then went on to go boating. I loved the fields and the idea that people are truely self sufficient. We visited a farm where rice wine was made and saw corn drying on the veranda has. There are lots of little...More

Thank SerendipityGallery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice small village in Ninh Bin region. Not as crowded as Ninh Bin city. It's good for recovering from Hanoi. I can recommend Tam Coc Rocky Bungalow. Nice Accommodation that is run by locals. They just started their business and are doing quite well. The...More

Thank henni2004
Reviewed 1 week ago

this place is the main attraction of Ninh Binh, it looks beautiful when the rice fields across the river or water way are yellow, it is a real painting of the nature. we visited in Nov, the rice fields were already under water and we...More

Thank shiraziwine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poor mans Hau Long Bay. Overcharged for the Sanpan ride. No Life Jackets that would fit and all others broken. The water is polluted. The scenery is good but better value elsewhere. Not wot he the two hour each way from Hanoi.

Thank GeorgeTill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good way to unwind. Safe and reliable boats with life jackets provided. Makes for a nice break and great way to enjoy the limestone mountains. Take a hat and sit back and enjoy....

Thank jacques v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat trip is amazing. You can take beautiful pictures and see some wild animals. I definitely recommend it

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Alice K
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Hoang Lan T | Reviewed this property |
No, the boat tour takes at least 2hours so you can’t visit at 5p.m.I think boat is the only access to the sight.You can rent a Homestay by the river there if you want.
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Louise F
September 13, 2018|
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Response from Basvanmaren | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can book tours from the hotel. The boats at tam coc are very small anyway. And when visiting the temple i recommend a guide
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gatocanada
August 27, 2018|
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Response from vocalisa | Reviewed this property |
the harvest will be in October, so the fields are full grren now will become darker green then turn into yellow.
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