Ancient Ninh Binh Full-Day Discovery with Boat Ride to Tam Coc from Hanoi

On this 10-hour day trip, step back to an ancient time of Vietnam when Ninh Binh was the first capital of the feudal state before Hanoi took over this role. Preserved in its natural beauty, see solemn temples, hard-working and hospitable people, tranquil paddy fields and the incredible karst landscape. Enjoy a 1.5 to 2-hour boat ride to visit Tam Coc or three caves via the scenic landscape and karst towers of the Ngo Dong River. Professional bilingual English/Chinese guide, transport by air-conditioned vehicle, boat ride, lunch and entrance fees are included.

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10 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Transport in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Lunch at local restaurant
    • Boat ride in Tam Coc
    • Cycling
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Drinks
    • Personal expenses
  • On this 10-hour group tour, explore the natural beauty and its rich culture. After hotel pickup, we'll set out where and visit old temples dedicated to Dinh King and Le King reigned in 10th century. Learn a part of our long history in which those Kings choose this destination as capital before moving to our current capital, Hanoi more than 1000 years ago.

    After having lunch in a local restaurant with typical dishes, you will take a boat trip in Tam Coc (three caves). The route includes floating through three natural caves: Ca Cave, Hai Cave, Ba Cave. You also will enjoy seeing many paddy fields surrounded by amazing lime stone mountains. Thanks to its beauty, Tam Coc is considered as the most beautiful caves in Vietnam and named 'Halong Bay on land' by tourists.

    Before getting back the bus to Hanoi, you will spend time bicycling around the peaceful village. Just enjoy your moment! 

    Late afternoon, you will be transported back to Hanoi City center.
  • Departure Point :
    Hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter
    Departure Time :
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Grayline Vietnam Threeland Travel

Activity ID: V-6126P44

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