Hoa Lu & Trang An Grottoes Private Full Day Tour

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What You'll Do
  • Enjoy a private transfer with professional guide
  • Discover Hoa Lu and Trang An
  • Enjoy Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant
Discover the remains are temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two heroes who lived in 10th century and Trang An grottoes which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna.
What to Expect
At 8:00 am leave the hotel in Hanoi on the car to Hoa Lu. About 10:30 am arrive at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 - 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty - King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty - King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

An hour for lunch at local restaurant with local food. After lunch, take the amazing boat trip to visit Trang An grottoes which is a gathering of 31 valleys, 50 cross-water caves, and home to 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna, many of them are in the Red Book of Vietnam. While rowing through Trang An grotto in the quiet, fresh air of the highlands, with only the sound of birds and the oars stirring the clear water and surrounded by magnificent forested mountains upon which graze white goats, visitors enjoy a heaven on earth. The end of the day, drive back to Hanoi. At 4:00 pm leave Trang An and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at 6:30 pm. Finish unforgettable full day trip!
What's Included
  • Private transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel
  • Boat trip rowing on river to discover 7 tunnel caves in Trang An
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages on request)
  • Lunch
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
What's Not Included
  • Beverages and other meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping/ Gratuities
  • Any additional expenses

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