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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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Beautiful place, go to the secret cave!!

This is a beautiful place, is nice to stay in tam coc better than in Ninh Binh because you are very close to nature. We had bad weather a typhoon passed by, but we were able to do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Aikaterini F
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You really have to rent or take your own bike and travel the farms and small roads of Tam Coc, its a little town of wonder. Beautiful rock formations and jungles. Amazing mountain temples and ideal for people who want to be surrounded by true cultural lifestyle. Will be heading back soon. Love Tam coc p.s dont make reservations or... More 

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Mainz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My friend and I stayed 2 days in this amazing Resort. the room was very clean, not too warm, super Special bathroom, beautifully and lovely decorated and very nice staff .The breakfast really tasty. Furthermore you can decide weather to eat in the garden or in your privat bungalow. The staff provides good travel and helps everywhere . In case... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well worth doing, but be aware you a pressured into buying drinks and a drink for the boat driver. On the way back I handed the boat driver 40,000dong as a tip and she immediately demand me to increase it to 50,000. I genuinely didn't have another 10,000 in my pocket to give her. It got really awkward!

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Thank robdreilly30
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Departing from Hanoi, it took us 1,5 hour by mini-bus to get to Tam Coc. Arriving there, the tourist kiosks all around disappointed us initially but after jumping in the boat we totally changed our mind. Worth a visit for sure. However, the best boat route close to Ninh Binh is by far Trang Ann. Much bigger and with more... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was here about 8.30 in the morning, when it was still quiet. There where not so much boats. I was alone in one boat, I could not join 2 Vietnamese girls: because foreigner and foreigner together. A pity because I had to pay the boat on my one cause there where no other 'foreigners'. We've only sailed together with... More 

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Thank Anouk v
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful place, is nice to stay in tam coc better than in Ninh Binh because you are very close to nature. We had bad weather a typhoon passed by, but we were able to do many things walking or by bycicle. The other day with a subny day it was great. The best expierence is to go... More 

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Thank Aikaterini F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Comparing to trang Ann that delivers the same experience ( butt better) tam coc offered us a drunk (but cheerful ) boat driver that never stopped laughing while mumbling the points along.

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Thank kobi m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you like Ha Long bay mountainous landscapes, be sure to go to the "terrestrial Ha Long" (as it is named now). You'll get the same mountains, but surrounded by peaceful villages and rice fields. The boat trip from Tam Coc village (2 hours) is gorgeous and so quiet ! Bicycle riding is another possibility, and it's easy to rent... More 

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Thank Alexis D
Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hired two small boats to take us through the water ways. Sone wonderful views and the caves were stunning. Trip was 1hr and ample time to enjoys the leisurely boat trip. However, the hard sale of flowers, drinks and what other items halfway through the trip at tge end of the waterway was a bit much as was tge hard... More 

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Thank AnnaCley
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery.3 hour boat ride.worth it.a few caves on the way.i was asked a tip at the end.reasonable price.

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