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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 yesterday via mobile

The boat ride is 2 hours, and beautiful, through rice fields and mountains and 3 caves. Stunning surroundings. However, I visited Trang An the day before and did Route 1. First of all the scenery is even better, and the caves are absolutely awesome -...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jennib176
Reviewed 2 days ago

we stayed in tam coc for the whole week it was so relaxing. lots of very good resturants and interesting places to explore dr achi gave us the best massages we have ever had

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Coastal417971
Reviewed 5 days ago

We did enjoy our tour to NInh Binh, rent a private boat and sailed through the river and visit Three caves and the atmosphere was relaxing and the scenery was beautiful

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank amiriere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful area in Vietnam. Hightly recomended to be visited if there. Summer is too hot, so maybe the best wheather will be in the spring season.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ecaterina345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visit tam Coc for the beautiful sights. Of you feel a bit lazy you can take a leisurely boat ride. We visited by motorbike, the roads take you pretty deep into the park.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tam Coc, also known as the dry Ha Long, is beautiful. Besides the King Kong Island, which was a waste of my time, Tam Coc offers great scenery. The boat ride was tiring because we went at the wrong time (it was 36 degree celcius!!!)....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WVanLoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paddle up the rice paddies in long boats driven by ladies using their feet! The scenery is amazing, especially dragon mountain, but you need a little bit of fittness, its quite steep and alot of stairs.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a very relaxing place to stay. less crowded. taking a boat ride along the paddy field. if want to have very nice view, summer will be a good choice

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 27Lawrence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our she driver was very nice, she tried to communicate and indicate us some stuffs during our tour. It was really cool even if she doesn't speak English. The site is amazing. Don't be surprise if it's not sunny, I guess it's the usual weather...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Sathilde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to this places some times, yet still love to come again. The best time to come is early to mid May when the rice is about to be harvested. The yellow of the rice field, the green of the trees and plants,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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May 7, 2019|
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Response from DCody | Reviewed this property |
We went with Vega Tours. They had a package that was 1 day in Ha Long Bay on their boat and then down to Tam Coc for a night. Rather than return to Hanoi we took the night train from Ninh Binh (Tam Coc) to Hoi An.
May 3, 2019|
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Response from MichaelH8133 | Reviewed this property |
It certainly is a river, but there are several places where you can take a boat but the main one is pretty well in the town centre. There may be a lake near by but we did not see it.
March 21, 2019|
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Response from RTC411 | Reviewed this property |
Expect to see amazing scenery. It is a boat ride, not a yacht. Take a cushion if you need it. Ignore the peddlers, They’re just trying to earn some money from those that have more. I went in April ‘19. Also expect to be... More