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    What to Expect
    Tour Highlights
    • 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
    1: Hanoi swan hostel, 31 Lò Sũ, Lý Thái Tổ, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
    2: Hanoi Opera House, Số 01 Tràng Tiền, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up any hotels in Hanoi Old Quater. If your hotel is not located in Hanoi Old Quater, please transfer to No.31 Lo Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
    Departure Time
    7:15 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 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
    • 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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    Exellent, frindly and clever gide Q.A. The best guide we had till now in your beautifull country! Good organisation and perfect timing!
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    We booked a day excursion to this fabulous place off the beaten track and it was a great day. We were collected by minibus as stated which was on time and met by our tour Guide Hieu. (English Speaking). He is very friendly, knowledgeable and a happy fun guide. He provided water
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    My tour to Ninh Binh was not possible without the sterling services of Nien and his driver. He even went out of his way to arrange for an extra location to visit. The place is also a must in Vietnam
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    Response from AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP
    Responded 1 week ago
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    He is a very good guide and I really enjoy my holiday. All the activities is very flexible as we are a private group. The guide is very helpful and knowledable. Thanks very much for a really nice day.
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    Response from AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP
    Responded 1 week ago
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    We had such a great time doing this tour with Nien! We were lucky enough to have him all to ourself so it was like we got a private tour in Ninh Binh. Riding bikes through the villages and alongside the rivers was great! We stopped off in a cave and enjoyed a boat ride that also
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    Response from AmazingNinhBinh, Chủ sở hữu at HOA LU - TAM COC - NINH BINH SMALL GROUP TOUR MAXIMUM 9 PEOPLE A GROUP
    Responded 1 week ago
    Dear amyzing13 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 like to give the customers the fresh and interesting experience at the local through activities like biking, sightseeing and having lunch with local family. We always try our best to serve the tourist with the best services. We hope to welcome you again in Ninh Binh on other tours of our company. Best wishes to you! Thank you and best regards, Amazing Ninh Binh Team
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