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Rowing boat with feet in Tam Coc
  The most unique sight that tourists often see at the Tam Coc boat wharf is the skill of rowing the boat by foot of people here. Boats start to take visitors to visit each point in the Tam Coc, through every cave, or to the paddy fields stretching along the Ngo Dong river.

Floating market in Tam Coc
  This place is like a floating market in the Mekong delta. The items are sold on the boat, the scene of busy trading on the river. This spot has been formed from many years, this is the end of the boat tour to visit Tam Coc caves.

Picturesque Tam Coc - Bich Dong in Lotus season
  Many foreign tourists come to Tam Coc to enjoy the natural beauty during the lotus season.

Tam Coc in the rice season
  In the harvest season, when the first rays of summer sun shine, Tam Coc glitters on the dream, the river bends smoothly among the yellow shining of rice fields, farmers rush to harvest rice in the laughing voices, and small boats full of golden rice.

Homestay in Tam Coc and Ninh Binh
  To enjoy the authentic beauty and colorful traditions and customs of people in Ninh Binh we recommend that you choose a homestay instead of hotel, here is the list of homestay in Tam Coc and Ninh Binh area.

Useful tips for a Tam Coc tour
  To enjoy full beauty of Tam Coc area I recommend that you spend 2 days instead of a day trip, it will be too rush as the drive from Hanoi to Tam Coc would cost you 3 hours each way (110 km), you can travel by private car, motorbike so that you can control your time, and if your budget is tight public bus is also a good choice

How to avoid annoyances in a trip to Ninh Binh
  At the end of the boat trip she was surrounded by a groups of people selling water and soft drinks, they urged her to buy drinks for the rower...What should you do in this situation? just say no firmly and politely and don't show any interest

Five best hotels in Ninh Binh
  There are hundreds of hotels and resorts and most of them are located in Ninh Binh town and near attractive tourist areas such as Tam Coc, Trang An complex or Cuc Phuong national park, providing travelers many choices from budget guest house or to family eco lodge to deluxe resorts

Top 5 best things to do when visit Ninh Binh
  In Ninh Binh you feel closer to nature and mix with daily life of local people. There are many things to do and see in Ninh Binh however I would like to list my top 5 things you must do when you visit Ninh Binh...

Travel to Ninh Binh and my review
  Kenh Ga or Chicken Canal is like an island, there is only 1 entry by boat and you need to bring along some snacks otherwise you cannot find a shop there, spending the night here is not my liking as it is too boring and quiet, my personal idea...

Ninh Binh, Vietnam and our fabulous guide
  Our guide was so much fun. He took us all way along back roads and showed us the "real Ninh-binh". He took us to a Vietnamese restaurant that not even the Hanoi Toursists knew about. Lunch for 3 for $4. Another great deal...

Wonderful trip to Ninh Binh
  We started our tour with a boat ride do the river around Tam Coc. It was a little like Halong Bay with giant limestone formations jetting out from the earth. I didn't have a hat so our driver got me a loaner for the open boat. It was a typical conical hat mostly worn by women...