DAY 1: HANOI - HOA LU - TAM COC ( - / L / D )
08h00-08h30: We pick you up at your hotel in Old quater departure for Ninh Binh, enjoying the beautiful sceneries of the rural areas on the way.
10h30: 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).
11h30: Visit Mua Cave (Mua mean Dance) with 500 step up to the Top of Mua Moutain. On the Top, you can overview all the nice sence of Hoa Lu.
12h30: 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).
17h00: Check in hotel and rest.
18h30: Have dinner. Free at night. Overnight in Ninh Bình.
DAY 2: NINH BINH - BAI DINH - TRANG AN - HANOI ( B / L / - )
07h00: Have breakfast and rest.
10h00: The car pick you from hotel transfer to Bai Dinh pagoda. Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda - the biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest pagoda in Vietnam with 500 La Han statues, biggest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam with 10 meters in height, 100 tons in weight. You will visit Bai Dinh pagoda.
12h30: Have lunch in local restaurant with some local special dishes such as goat meat with elderberry, pork storage vessel before we visit Trang An.
13h30: Depart to visit Trang An Eco-Tourism attraction, there is beautiful scenery landscape, you will boarding a small boat to visit Trang An, you will see majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside sights, like peaceful streams, rice paddies and deserted green fields. Take boat trip to visit cave complex: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, see scenery of mountain and rivers Ha Long on land of Ninh Binh.
17h30: Goback to Hanoi.
20h00: Arrival in Hanoi. Tour ends. See you next time!
✔ Transportation with A/C
✔ 3 star hotel in Tam Coc, 02pax/room
✔ English speaking guide
✔ Meals as mention
✔ Entrance fees, bicycle
✔ Tax invoice
✔ Electric car in Bai Dinh
✔ Personal expenses
✔ Single room
✔ Tip for guide and driver
What to bring:
✔ Appropriate clothing for the season
✔ A hat and sunscreen
✔ Comfortable clothing and footwear for walking
✔ Sense of fun and adventure