7.45 am – 8.30 am: We pick you up at your hotel in the Old Quarter and departure for Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way
10.30: After arriving in Ninh Binh province, the guide takes you to visit Hoa Lu – the Ancient Royal capital of Viet Nam. We will visit Dinh king temple and Le king temple.
in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that, we go to Tam Coc (10 km far from Hoa Lu).
Have lunch at local restaurant.
After lunch you will get on bamboo boat – rowed by the local people – in Hoang Long river to visit Tam Coc (three caves) on the way. You pass through three enormous caves that provide a brief respite from the intense summer sun. It takes approximately two hours to go up and down the river and along the way, you witness local fisherfolk, village life along the river and, of course, the striking limestone karst formations that Tam Coc is famous for.
If you like to go biking, it is a good idea. You will have chance to visit real villages and amazing landscapes by bicycle about one hour (from Restaurant).
16.00: Return to Ha Noi.
18.30: Drop you off at your hotel in the Old Quarter.
Option 1: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (no biking): US$37 per person
Option 2: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc with biking: US$40 per person
Hotel pick up and drop off in the Old Quarter
Bus transfer as per program
English speaking tour guide.
Entrance fees and sampan cruising
Mineral water on bus
Other drinks, gratuities and personal expenses