07.30 – 8.00 am: Our English speaking tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the expressway from Hanoi to Ninh Binh.
10.00 am: The first stop is Tam Coc town.
10.15 – 12.00 pm: We start to visit Tam Coc – Bich Dong, local village by bike, nearly 1.5 hours. There will be 3 stopovers on the bike ride.
The first is visiting Bich Dong Pagoda, an ancient pagoda located in the mountain cave. The second stop is the Dam Khe local village, located in the middle of the village, to have a vivid image of lifestyle in here. The third stop is an outdoor museum (Co Vien Lau). This is a complete complex of an ancient village of Vietnamese with real houses.
12.15 pm: Returning to Restaurant for lunch, relax or play some billiard set. At the meal, guests will have a chance to enjoy specialties of Ninh Binh that is goat meat, rolled with some herbs.
13.00 – 14.45 pm: After lunch and rest, start cruising on Tam Coc in nearly 2 hours. The hand-rowed boats will take visitors between rice fields, through three water caves (Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba).
15.00 pm: Visitors will say goodbye Tam Coc to move to the historical land of Trang An – Hoa Lu, is the first place of the original capital of The Grande Viet (Vietnam today).
15.20 pm: Reaching Hoa Lu town where was the first capital of feudal nation Grande Viet located officially. Here you will visit two temples of the two kings (King Dinh and King Lee) who founded Vietnam 1000 years ago, before moving the capital to Thang Long (Hanoi today).
16.00 pm: Leaving Hoa Lu town, we will move to the Bamboo homestay that locates on a bank of the river for a tea breaking. Here you will have a relaxing time, enjoy the drinks while watching the sundowns.
17.00 pm: Say goodbye Ninh Binh, we will return to Hanoi by expressway.
18.30 – 19.00 pm: Back to the hotel, end of the tour.
Price from $ 100/person
– Car services
– Biking activities
– English speaking tour guide
– Lunch with Vietnamese cuisine
– Entrance and sightseeing tickets
– Afternoon tea break: Beer, soft drinks, fruits
– Tips and personal expenses
– Personal expenses