Hoa Lu – Tam Coc destination is one of a famous place of Ninh Binh . Its take about 110 km far from Hanoi, this is a cultural and historical destination combined with natural beauty scenic landscapes. Visiting Hoa Lu you will have the opportunity to explore the mausoleum, temples worshiping the King of Vietnam once, release souls into the natural scenery in Tam Coc caves a beautiful picture combined with Natural beauty and rural countryside make you have a memorable experience when participating in the program Hoa Lu Tam Coc full day
Just 110 km and 2.5 hours driving from Hanoi center, you have a chance to enjoy landscape in one of the most famous tourist province in the north of Vietnam. Most of backpacker chooses Ninhbinh as a stop-over for the trip through Vietnam. Among plenty of tourist sites such: Tam Coc - Halong bay on land, Cuc Phuong National Park, Van long Floating Chanel, Trang An Eco...
Hoalu - Tam Coc is perfect combination for a day trip to learn about a dark period when Vietnam was conquested by Northern Invader. Hoalu is a sacred land with two temple worshiping those kings in 10 century who gave great contribution for the nation. Next, lets take a boat trip along the Ngo Dong river to enjoy landscape in Tam Coc. You will know why its named Halong Bay on Land
8.00-8.30 am: The car & tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Old Quarter to depart to Ninh Binh city 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. 12:00 pm: Today you will enjoy buffet lunch at 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 colors.
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 on their daily life. Optional activities: Enjoy a bicycle ride through the countryside after the boat trip. 4:00 pm: leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at around 6:30 pm. Arrive Hanoi at around, finish unforgettable full day trip at your hotel in Hanoi!
- Transferring as per program, pick up and drop off at hotel.
- Bicycle ride
- Boat trip on Ngo Dong River rowing by local people
- Entrance fees.
- Vietnamese set lunch at restaurant.
- English speaking guide. Children policy:
- Free of charge for infant (below 5 year old) , other expense pay by parents
- Children from 1m to under 1,2m are charged 50%
- Children over 1,2m (1,2 metre) are charged as adults
- Two adults bring 2 children, The 2nd child will be charged 100% adult ticket
- Children 50% have one private seat and 1 mineral water as adults