Hoa Lu & Tam Coc Day Trip
Located in Ninh Binh province 100 km -2 hours southeast of Hanoi, Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most picturesque spots in all of the north. For 41 years, from 968 to 1009 CE, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam. Nearby Tam Coc is often referred to as “Ha Long among the rice paddies.” Visitors are conveyed by rowboat along the peaceful Tam Coc stream past green fields and the feet of mountains into the mouths of caves, where they encounter new surprises, like stalactites and stalagmites that shimmer like gemstones just inches from the water.
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Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Transportation Fordtransit 16 seats or County 29 seats with A/C,
- English speaking guide,
- Lunch- buffet
- Entrance fees and boat trip
- Biking in Tam Coc
What's excluded :
- Personal expenses, tips & gratuities.
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Ninh Bình, Ninh Bình Province, Vietnam
8.00-8.30 am: Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Old Quarter to depart to Ninh Binh city
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Ninh Binh Vietnam
10.30-11.00 am: You will reach Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
12:00 pm: Today you will enjoy buffet lunch at a local restaurant in Tam Coc named Duc Tuan restaurant. The food is served with Asian style, local dishes, organic vegetable. The Duc Tuan is located on the river overview Tam Coc, you can enjoy the view of overall riverside until you finish your lunch
1:30 pm: After finishing your lunch, you will be taking the rowing boat at Tam Coc Harbour. Arranged by local people here, the boat is rowed by both hand and legs. The boat will take you to 3 specular caves with hundreds of limestones on the way. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many terrace rice fields in golden colours. The boat rowing will be in around 2 hours. Not only you could see the peaceful scenery of mountain, rice paddy fields, temples, you also have chances to learn about local people cultures in their daily life.
Optional activities: Riding bicycles or buffalo rides
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Hanoi, Hanoi
4:00 pm: Leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at around
6:30 pm. Finish unforgettable full day trip at your hotel in Hanoi!
Duration: 2 hours
Departure Point :Hanoi Opera House, 01 Tràng Tiền, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
Traveler pickup is offered
WE PICK UP TOURIST AT HOTEL AROUND HANOI OLD QUARTER - 3 KM AROUND HOAN KIEM LAKEPorts
- Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort, No 9, Tam Coc - Bich Dong Tourist Center, Ninh Thắng, Hoa Lư, Ninh Bình, Vietnam
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.