Ninh Binh tours Ninh Binh Vietnam


Hoa Lu - Tam Coc tour

1 day



A smooth combination of cycling and row boating to discover the gorgeous scenery and pristine landscapes, this cycling boat ride is an ideal day trip for those looking for a peaceful and relaxing countryside in the area of Hoa Lu Tam Coc, which is often referred to as Halong Bay in land....



In the morning
- From 8h00, be picked up at your hotel for 2.5 hours drive south of Hanoi to Tam Coc, where we stop at a local restaurant and start cycling around.
- You would be took a ride through villages, lush rice fields and rocky outcrops (rice harvesting time: May and Sep) until lunch at the local restaurant with scenic view over the river.

In the afternoon
- We take a sampan ride along a river, which is used by farmers to access their paddy fields, an irresistible treat. Just relax and enjoy the sensation of being gently paddled by hand in a little boat, gliding through lotus fields (in summer) into the centre of the Halong Bay in land. Lose yourself in this unique experience, along a stretch of blue-green river, and marvel at dancing water refractions under the coolness of passing Tam Coc (three caves).

- Upon arrival back in the boat dock, drive to Hoa Lu Vietnam capital city (968 1009) for the King Dinh and Le Temples as well as ancient citadel traces. Finally, leave the area and drive back to Hanoi, trip ends at your hotel about 18h30.



Tour includes:
* Private transfer round trip
* English speaking guide.
* Meals as mentioned
* Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time.
Tour excludes:
* Pre & post trip arrangements in Hanoi
* Food & drinks not mentioned within the itinerary
* Tips and gratuities
* Expenses of a personal nature such as bar bills, laundry and telephone charges
* Travel insurance

Tour cost: US $ 188 per person in the party of 2