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Hanoi - Hoa Lu & Tam Coc - Bich Dong tour

Hanoi - Hoa Lu & Tam Coc - Bich Dong tour

Hanoi - Hoa Lu & Tam Coc - Bich Dong tour

Hoa Lư is a district of Ninh Bình Province in the Red River Delta region of Vietnam. Before 1010, Hoa Lư served as the capital of Dai Co Viet. Hoa Lư Ancient Capital is located in Trường Yên Commune of this district.

Tam Cốc is a popular tourist destination near the city of Ninh Bình in northern Vietnam. To visit The Tam Cốc (“three caves”), you will use a small boat along the Ngô Đồng River, beginning at the village of Van Lam and proceeding through a scenic landscape dominated by rice fields and karst towers. The route includes floating through three natural caves (Hang Cả, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba), the largest of which is 125m long with its ceiling about 2m high above the water. The boats are typically rowed by one or two local women who also sell embroidered goods.

Bích Động is a pagoda on nearby Ngu Nhac Mountain dating to 1428, comprising three structures: Hạ, Trung, and Thượng Pagodas, in ascending order. Guided tours generally cover historical points and end with a pleasant view from the top. Tam Cốc-Bích Động with Phát Diệm Cathedral, Hoa Lư Ancient Capital, Bái Đính Temple, Tràng An, Cúc Phương is the destination of Ninh Bình Province.
HOA LU – TAM COC & BICH DONG PAGODA FOR FULL DAY:
 
07:45 - 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus then depart for Ninh Binh province (90 km south of Hanoi). Have a break 20 minutes half way to relax and experience Vietnamese handicraft products such as lacquer wares, paintings, embroideries…
10:30 Arrive at Hoa Lu, which is once depicted the ancient capital of Viet Nam, settled up in the 10th century.
11:00 Visit temples of two dynasties of Dinh and Le with a very unique architectures in the old time.
11:30 Visit the excavation area beside the Le Dai Hanh temple. You experience the vestiges of Royal Palaces ground dated back 10th century. Go back to the bus and drive to Tam Coc.
 
     

CYCLING RIDE (optional): Those who love to explore real countryside images of Vietnam can proceed a 40 minute cycling ride along country lane (from Tam Coc to Bich Dong Pagoda, estimated time 40 minutes for 5km cycling 2 ways), experiencing the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields. Finish the cycling ride at Tam Coc dock in time for a buffet lunch in restaurant.
14:00 Board the sampan boats (2 people share a boat) in Tam Coc dock to drift down the river among the villages, mountains and lush rice fields. Passing through 3 caves "Hang Ca - First cave, Hang Hai -Second cave, Hang Ba - Third cave" to get a strange feeling. Boat returns to the dock for bus drive back to Hanoi.
18:00 Arrive in Hanoi. Tour ends.
    

Price: USD 32/person

 Include:
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel by modern air-conditioned bus.
- Experienced and enthusiastic driver.
- Professional English speaking guide.
- Buffet lunch. Entrance fee and boat fee.
- Bicycle
Exclude:
- Tax and travel insurance.
- Tips and other expenses not mentioned in the package.
 

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