This day trip to the picturesque Ninh Binh area 2.5 hours south from Hanoi will let you discover Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam during the Dinh and Le dynasties, before taking a sampan trip down the Tam Coc River.
What to Expect
8:00am - 8:30am The tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ha Noi Old Quater, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Viet Nam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Then the bus will transfer you from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch, enjoy a boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong (around 5 km).
Drive back to Ha Noi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:00pm.
- Hotel pick-up from city center
- Transportation in an air-conditioned mini van/car
- 1 hour cycling tour from Hoa Lu along country lane
- Services of an English-speaking guide
- Boat trip in Tam Coc
- All entrance fees/permits during the tour
What's Not Included
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Please book at least 48 hours in advance