Explore ancient capital Hoa Lu and boat trip in Tam Coc
A spectacular day tour to discover Ninh Binh with a boat trip to visit enormous caves and view local fisher folk and explore the village along the river. Another exciting activity the visit to Hoa Lu, an ancient Capital of Vietnam (968 - 1009) and the temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasty. This trip surely brings you unforgettable travel experience.
8:30 am Car and local guide will pick you up from Halong habour depart for Ninh Binh, enjoying the beautiful landscapes with stunning limestone mountains, green paddy fields.
Arrive Ninh Binh province, take a sampan trip to visit Thung Nang (Sunshine) valley, a non- touristic and untouched tourist site. The sampan trip is about 2 hours, you can enjoy the beautifull sightseeing with paddy fields, picturesque mountains or see the fishing life of local people.
Enjoy lunch at local restaurant in Tam Coc before processing to visit Hoa lu ancient citadel, the former capital of Vietnam before it was moved to Hanoi. Visit 2 ancient temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang and Emperor Le Dai Hanh, The founder of Dinh and Le dynasty in 10th century.
3:00 pm you will be transferred back to Halong bay.
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Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Bai Chay Halong Pier Port
End location: Bai Chay Halong Pier Port
Duration: 10 hours
4 seater car (Toyota) or 7 seater car (Toyota Innova or Ford Everest) for 2 people and 16 seater mini bus (Ford Transit or Mercedes) for 3 people to 10 people
Estimated Local Cash Needed
220000 VND - to buy drinks and postcards
25 USD per person to pay for the entrance permission fee to the Cruise Harbour to pick up and see off.
I am not a driver. I can arrange private air conditioned car with driver for 2 persons and minibus as Ford Transit for up from 3 persons.
I also could customize tours upon your requests.