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HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP

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    • Experience the tour in a small group ( Maximum of 9 people)
    • Enjoy a home-lunch at a local family and understand more about the Vietnamese culture through their daily activities.
    • Enjoy comfortable transfer service with A/C shuttle bus for a small group.
    • Widen your knowledge of the Vietnamese history by visiting the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two heroes who lived in 10th century and chose Hoa Lu to build the citadel of the capital city (from 968 to 1009).
    • Discover Tam Coc – three caves or the “Halong Bay on land” on a small boat rowed by local people and see the first limestone mountains, which will run along their riverway for several kilometers.
    • You will have a chance to ride among rice fields and limestone mountains in about 1 hour with the unique route by bike for exploring Ninh Binh.

    07.15– 07.45: Pick up from your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter and departure to Ninh Binh by comfortable transfer.

    09.00: Have a short break for relaxing at a stop-over in Dong Van, Ha Nam province.

    10.30: Arrive Tam Coc area. Start the journey by visiting a local family in Tam Coc. They are a traditional Vietnamese family with three generations living together. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life and their handicraft job of making traditional embroidery. Leaving the family, you will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains for about 1 hour with an 8 km unique route.

    11:30 Come back to the host family to enjoy a special lunch prepared by the home chef with the local cuisine featuring the yin-yang balance of the Asian culture. After lunch, a break with a cup of Vietnam green tea or coffee will be served before you continue the journey of discovery Tam Coc- the “Halong Bay on land”

    13.30: Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 2 hours.  Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc is the name of the limestone caves area stretching along Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy and the sight of some temples along the way. If traveling during harvest season, you may have chances to see the yellow rice carpet along the river banks.

    15.30: Arrive at Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history. Hoa Lu existed as the capital of Vietnam for 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang when country named Dai Co Viet.

    16.30: Leave Tam Coc and drive straight back to Hanoi.

    18:30 Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    We will pick you up at your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter.
    Departure Time
    Daily departure from 7:15 am
    Duration
    24h
    Inclusions
    • English speaking guide
    • Pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area
    • Meal (Vietnamese family lunch)
    • All sightseeing and boat fees
    • All air-conditioned transport as mentioned in tour
    • 03 bottle of water per person (02 on the bus, 01 for cycling time)
    • Cycling
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Pick up & drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter area (10 USD fees for a group)
    • Travel insurance
    • Tipping for tour guide/driver
    • Other optional activities or tours
    • Personal expenses
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed yesterday

    We had fun in our recent full day visit to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc river, thanks to our tour guide, Mr Fun, who made the trip more exciting and informative. He was the perfect tour guide, lively, patient and informative. He was also a...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Dear RheaE0304 Xin Chao from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours! Amazing Ninh Binh thanks you very much for your sharing about your Ninh Binh trip with us. We are also delighted to know that you enjoyed your trip that much. Amazing Ninh Binh would...More

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Magical day. Our tour guide Nien was so friendly and informative. Nothing was too much trouble. We had beautiful food and a brilliant trip down the river watching the birds and admiring the serenity and peace. The temple and pagoda were stunning...even in the rain!...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Lin M
    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Dear Lin M Xin Chao from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours! Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience here on Tripadvisor! You really made our day more special by sharing your experience about Amazing Ninh Binh Tours with us....More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    The guide was very well informed, vert best in his job. I recommend him for all turist/trips. We’ve had a perfect day.More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Constantin B
    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Dear Constantin B Greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to give comment on our services. And, we are glad to hear that you had a great trip in Ninh Binh. We assure that your...More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    He was a very good guide, he spoke to us about all of things that we have saw! Very kind, well informed, best trip ever!More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Dear SIMONA B Xin Chào from Amazing Ninh Binh! Thank you so much for spending your specious time reviewing our services. We are pleased to know that you are satisfied with our services and enjoyed your trip in Ninh Binh. Amazing Ninh Binh not only...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We have traveled in mini bus with tour guide Mr.Phang, for a day trip. Extremely great experience with lots of locations to see, beautiful scenes all over the Tam Coc, you will never ending photos, get big size memory card in your phone of camera....More

    Date of experience: October 2019
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    AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at Amazing Ninh Binh, responded to this reviewResponded today

    Dear D J G Greetings from Amazing Ninh Binh Travels and Tours! Thank you for your sweet words for our services of "Amazing Ninh Binh" as well as your recommendation of our company to other visitors on Tripadvisor. Amazing Ninh Binh team will surely take...More

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    BugsFan
    2 January 2019|
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    Response from _maryproulx1 | Reviewed this property |
    I’m sorry I did not see your question. No need for a bike. You can easily walk to a close village and around the fields.
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