Hoa Lu was the capital city of Vietnam under the Dinh Dynasty between 968 and 1009. Some of the sanctuaries and tombs have survived the years and can still be seen today. Apart from the historical interest, the river trip in Tam Coc is wonderful for photo hunters, especially when local people come to harvest the water rice planted along the river, or when they transplant some seedling for the next crops. This also known as Halong-Bay-On-Land.
What to expect
- Visit Hoa Lu ancient royal capital with temple of King Dinh and King Le, admire the unique architecture from ancient times.
- Relaxing boat trip on Tam Coc brings peaceful in mind, good photo opportunities.
- Biking around the countryside of this natural reserve of Ninh Binh
Tour Hoa Lu & Tam Coc
8:00AM, pick up at your hotel and head out for Hoa Lu – Tam Coc in Ninh Binh (2 hours driving). There is a beautiful roadside scenery on the way. Arriving in Ninh Binh city, first pay a visit to Hoa Lu – the ancient Royal Capital of Vietnam, learn about history and culture of ancient Vietnamese.
11.30 Continue to Tam Coc and have lunch at a nice restaurant, sample local delicacies with goat meat and fried rice.
13.00 Board a small sampan to visit Tam Coc which means literally “Three Caves”. With Halong type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious yet inviting caves, as well as countryside landscape like peaceful streams, rice paddies and green fields. This is really a relaxing experience and sightseeing on sampan boat trip of Tam Coc, a very good opportunities for photo lovers.
Optional: Your choice for a short biking trip around the countryside of this beautiful area.
Return to Hanoi late afternoon, drop at your hotel (expected about 18.00).
Seat in coach tour
Luxury SMALL group
Max 15 people in group, transfer by limousine van
Private Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour:
|No of travelers||2 pax||3-5 pax||6-8 pax||9 pax up|
|Price in USD/person||$76||$60||$46||$38|
Optional: Additional for short biking trip in Tam Coc: $3/person.
Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
- Transferring as per program, pick up and drop off at hotel
- Entrance fees & boat trip
- Lunch at the restaurant
- English speaking guide
- Mineral water
- Drinks, personal expenses and other not mentioned above
- Travel insurance,
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