HOA LU – TAM COC
Just 100 km down to the south of Hanoi, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Viet Nam from 986 to 1009. Tam coc means three caves, it is often referred Ha Long bay on land. Combining between Hoa Lu and Tam coc , You will have a truly unforgettable experience by rowing along a peaceful Boi river with green paddy field on the banks and knowledge about apart of Viet Nam history.
07:30 – 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.
– Pick-up and transfer by A/C modern bus.
– A bottle of water/person on the bus.
– English speaking tour guide.
– All entrance fees to sites indicated in itinerary and bicycle.
– Meals as : Lunch Buffet.
– Beverages, tax and personal expenses.
– Others not clearly mentioned above.
– Baby Cost is free of charge and according to availability.
– Children under 6 years old will be free of charge.
– From 6 and above will be charged as adult (100% tour price)
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