Hanoi – Ninh Binh - 1 Day

The one-day tour to Ninh Binh features the idyllic landscape of Hoa Lu, Tam Coc and Bich Dong with stunning outcrops amid vast rice fields, with riparian life and with local farmers going about their daily life...

Trip highlights:
- A visit to the 10th century capital city of Vietnam with knowledge of history;
- Relaxing time amid idyllic countryside with rice fields, outcrops and authentic lifestyle;
- A rowing boat trip amid towering kast mountains;
- Lunch with local specialties;

Rowing boats amid the sublime landscape of Tam Coc, Ninh Binh
Rowing boats amid the sublime landscape of Tam Coc, Ninh Binh

In the morning, we travel 130 km ( 2 hours) from Hanoi to Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh. At Hoa Lu, we visit 2 temples dedicated to 2 royal families of Vietnam in 10th century. Then, trip through the magnificent countryside of North Vietnam typical with green limestone mountains jutting out of the green paddy fields to Bich Dong Pagodas, complex of pagodas built into limestone mountain cliffs from 15th century with unreal scenery around. Descending the mountain, we proceed to Tam Coc for lunch.

After lunch, we get on rowing boats for a cruise on the river through green rice paddies surrounded by ranges of green limestone mountains. Later, we rejoin our car for the road trip back to Hanoi. End of service.

Idyllic countryside at Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh
Idyllic countryside at Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh

What's included
English-speaking tour guide;
Private transportation by car or van as indicated in the program;
Rowing boat trip in Tam Coc;
Lunch at a local restaurant;
All admission fees in the program;

What is not included
Insurance of any types;
Drinks or personal expenses;
Others not clearly specified in the inclusions;