Duration: Full day
Ninh Binh Province also has other famous landscapes and historical heritage sites such as Tam Coc-Bich Dong tourist area, Cuc Phuong National Park, Van Long Reserve, Van Trinh Cavern, Kenh Ga Hot Spring, Trang An Caves, Phat Diem stone church and Dong Chuong Lake Eco-Resort.
Hoa Lu, 100 km south of Hanoi, was the capital city of Vietnam under the Dinh Dynasty between AD 968 and AD 980. Some of the sanctuaries and tombs have survived the countless years and can still be visited today. Apart from the historical aspects, the area is also one of astounding natural beauty with limestone peaks whose splendor is often said to surpass that of Ha Long Bay. It is true that this area is often referred to as the Ha Long Bay on land. The tour includes being rowed along the Boi River, which makes for a truly unforgettable experience, passing between towering limestone peaks.
08.00: Leave Ha Noi Capital for Ninh Binh, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way, 10h00 Arrive in Hoa Lu, visit the the two temples of King Dinh And King Le in the 10th century, finding out the heroic histories of this two Kings in Chinese Wars. After that go to Tam Coc for lunch ( 10 kms far from Hoa Lu).
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 also have chance to see the paddy field if you visit Tam Coc in April or September.
15.30: Back to the Harbour for the bus transfer to Hanoi.
17.45: Arrive in Hanoi, end of the tour.
- Entrance fees & Service Charge Transports by mini van
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Boat cruise along the river & rice paddy fields Lunch at local restaurant.
- Drinks, Personal expenses.