Day tour from $ 85 | all included + boat ride + lunch + bicycle ride + transfer
Hoa Lu and Tam Coc, the two must-see destinations when visiting Ninh Binh province, are located about 100 km away from the southeast of Hanoi. On 23 June 2014, at the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee in Doha, the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Small group tour with maximum personal experience.
High-quality transfer service (Business-class D-car limousine)
Visit the local family and learn the Vietnamese culture through their daily activities.
Widen your knowledge of Vietnam history at Hua Lu Ancient Capital
Discover Tam Coc – the “Halong Bay on land ”
Unique and unforgettable biking route passing through villages, rice fields and karst mountains on a high-quality sports bikes.
This trip is unlike any other tours you’ve ever been on in Ninh Binh. We will take you to the most remote rural villages, give you the best opportunity to experience the local life.
Explore the best of Ninh Binh in a day from inspiring istinerary to high-end quality and service that we provide. Sure you will love it!
Located 120km south of Hanoi, Ninh Binh province is renowned for gorgeous scenery of other-worldly limestone mountains rising majestically out of rice-paddy fields, exquisite river deltas, stunning architecture of temples complex, intriguing history of the past and intoxicating rural life to discover – it’s no wonder that Ninh Binh is one of the most exciting destinations for a day to break from Hanoi.This tour is friendly and safe for families with children and we guarantee 100% satisfaction!
Pick up from your hotel or private address and departure to Ninh Binh.
Have a short break for relaxing at a stop-over in Dong Van, Ha Nam province.
Visiting a local family in Tam Coc area. They are a traditional Vietnamese family with three generations living together. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life and their handicraft job of making traditional embroidery.
Leaving the family, you will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains with a unique route.
Come back the local family, enjoy a special lunch with the local cuisine featuring the yin-yang balance of the Asian culture. After lunch, a break with a cup of tea will be served before you continue the journey of discovery Ninh Binh.
Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 1.5 hours. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, the boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy if traveling during harvest season.
Arrive at Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history.
Leave Ninh Binh and drive straight back to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to your hotel or private address in Hanoi. Trip ends.
Dietary or special food request
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What to bring:
- Sun cream
- Camera and film
- English speaking guide
- Pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area
- Meal (Vietnamese family lunch)
- All sightseeing and boat fees
- All air-conditioned transport as mentioned in the tour
- 03 bottle of water per person (02 on the bus, 01 for cycling time)
- Pick up & drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter area
- Travel insurance
- Tipping for tour guide/driver
- Other optional activities or tours
- Personal expenses
What do I need to know?
During the period November to March it is advisable to pack rainwear and warm clothing, your camera and lots of batteries.
During the period April to November it is advisable to a pack light rainwear. Furthermore bring your camera and lots of batteries. A wide brimmed hat, sunglasses and other sun protection is advisable.
How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft overnight bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage or at our booking office.....
Friends Travel is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!