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Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Bich Dong Luxury Day Tour Small Group

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From Hanoi, enjoy a new Ninh Binh day tour with the best itinerary, new destinations and premium transport. Discover Ninh Binh on a bike, visit Bich Dong Pagoda, enjoy local specialties at a top restaurant and watch the sunset while enjoying the scenery.
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Duration: 12 hours
Starting time 7:30 AM
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Pickup included

You can be picked up from your hotel located in the center of Hanoi including the areas of Hoan Kiem lake, Old quarter, Hoan Kiem district and Hai Ba Trung district. If you are not in these areas, please take a taxi to the office of the local operator, address: 3B, Dang Thai Than street, Hoan Kiem. Next to Hanoi Opera House, opposite the Hilton Hotel.

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  • Bike to visit Bich Dong Pagoda, rice fields and ancient villages
  • Discover Tam Coc on a rowing boat
  • Visit a Vietnamese ancient village museum
  • Experience lunch at a top restaurant
  • Visit Hoa Lu citadel
  • Relax with a tea break in a river valley homestay
Full description
Ninh Binh town, known as Halong bay on land with mountain ranges interleaving in rivers and rice fields. Ninh binh has become an attractive new destination for tourists. This land will become a new "must-visit" site after Halong bay and this tour will prove it.

7.30 AM - 8.00 AM: Hotel Pick-up
Your English speaking Tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the expressway from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in comfort and save time.

10:00 AM Reach Ninh Binh
The first stop is Tam Coc town. Stay at Chez Loan, one of the most famous restaurants in Tam Coc. Take the bikes for local discoveries.

10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Discover the locals on bikes (optional)
If you do not want to bike, the van will take you to the destinations. Start with a visit to Tam Coc - Bich Dong, nearly 1.5 hours by bike. Have the opportunity to experience the beautiful scenery as well as the culture, the life style of the locals and the rice fields. There will be 3 stopovers on the bike ride:
First, visit Bich Dong Pagoda, one of most ancient pagodas located in the mountain cave.
The second stop is the Dam Khe local village, located in the middle of the village, to have a vivid image of the life style here.
The third stop is an outdoor museum (Co Vien Lau). This is a complete complex of an ancient village of Vietnamese with real houses.

12.15 PM: Lunch and relax time: Returning to Chez Loan Restaurant for lunch, relax or play some billiards. At the meal, guests will have a chance to enjoy specialties of Ninh Binh, which is goat meat, rolled with some herbs.

1.00 - 2.45 PM Discover Tam Coc on a rowing boat: After lunch and rest, start cruising on Tam Coc in nearly 2 hours. The hand-rowed boats will take visitors between rice fields, through three water caves. This is where visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and enjoy the peaceful ambience of the countryside.

3.00 PM - Move to Trang An-Hoa Lu land:
Visitors will say goodbye to Tam Coc and move to the historical land of Trang An - Hoa Lu, the first place of the original capital of the Grande Viet (Vietnam today).

3.20 PM: Coming to Trang An - Hoa Lu: Reaching Hoa Lu town which was the first capital of the feudal nation Grande Viet. Here visit two temples of the two kings (King Dinh and King Lee) who founded Vietnam 1000 years ago.

4.00 PM: Tea break - Sun set hunting: Leaving Hoa Lu town, move to the Bamboo home that is located on a river bank for a tea break. After the activities of today, visitors will be moved to a valley, located next to the river and rice paddies. Here have a relaxing time, enjoy the drinks while watching the sun downs.

5:00 PM : Leaving Hoa Lu land: Say goodbye to Ninh Binh, return to Hanoi by expressway.

6:30 - 7:00 PM Hotel / Farewell: Back to hotel, end of the trip to Ninh Binh.
Enjoy exploring the profound culture and history of this legendary land, as well as experiencing the beauty of nature here.
  • Entrance and sightseeing tickets
  • Luxury return transfer
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon tea break with a beer, soft drinks and fruits
  • Water, WiFi and movie on the bus
  • Travel insurance
  • Tax
What’s Not Included
  • Personal beverages
  • Biking activities which costs $5 per person
  • Tips and other personal expenses

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Important information
What to bring
  • Cash
Know before you go
• Please remember to bring sport shoes, cash in Vietnamese Dong, sun cream, sun glasses, a hat and a camera
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Product ID: 154593