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“Ninh Binh...A great day out!”

Original Explorer - Day Tours
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Our journeys deliver highly personalized, enriching travel experiences for our guests, all from the luxurious comfort and convenience of limousine ride. We delight with insider access to intriguing destinations without tourist crowded and surprise with authentic cultural opportunities. Be a part of our traveling and embark on a journey like no other.
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

An action packed and enjoyable day. My husband and I and our son booked on this day tour via Vietnam Tourism. Dat our tour guide was great, warm and welcoming. We still can't believe how much was squeezed in one day, without being rushed or tiring. We enjoyed a great boat ride through beautiful scenery, a lovely lunch, afternoon tea with a local family and some great biking through some breathtaking routes. And then we relaxed either way in a luxurious limo! A fantastic day all round, good value for money and we've already told so many people about it!...Big thanks to Original Explorers, who are bound to get more people onboard again in the future.We never imagined we would see so much of Vietnam with the two tours we booked, this and Halong Bay! We loved it all!

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

We booked a day tour to Ninh Binh with "Original Explorer" . Our hotel travel desk (Betty on Hanoi Pearl hotel) helped us. We had a very nice car with reclaining seats with massage, We were picked up at our hotel and then the car took us to Ninh Binh. In Ninh Binh we had a rowed boat tour around Tam Coc. It was a very nice scenery with mountains and caves. We had a luxury meal (lunch) at a five star hotel. Then we looked at some temples. We ended up at a family home were we could take a cyckling tour or just relax and look at the grand view. After sunset afternoon tea the chaffeur drove us home to Hanoi and our hotel.
Excellent tour!

1  Thank a123ma
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

We went on a day trip to Halong Bay, great day out . Only took 2 hours by luxury 7 seater mini-bus , very well organised which included lunch, kayaking , cooking class on board. Cost a bit more than the other trips $89, but worth every penny, as some of the other trips took 4 hours to get there from Hanoi. Tom the guide was fabulous , very good English , knowledgeable and very polite ,friendly and funny. Pick up at hotel at 7.30 am and returned at 5pm, Would recommend this trip

1  Thank Blackpudlian63
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The day trip to la han bay is an excellent way to get a glimpse of what makes this part of the world so special. the transport from the hotel to port in small vans is extremely comfortable and expedient, with 6 to 8 people each seated in leather massage chairs. the tour itself includes a delicious vietnamese tapas style lunch, spring roll making class and pastries for afternoon tea. the bamboo boat ride and fish farm were interesting (despite not really being my kind of thing). tom is an excellent tour guide and his short photo presentation at the end of the day was wonderful. the only thing to watch out for is that you dont end up in spring roll class with greedy classmates (looking at you phillipino couple who rolled 7 to our 4 from the filling) other than that it was a fantastic day out even for those who dont typically enjoy packaged tours like myself.

2  Thank michael h
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We where collected by Aclass limousine and our driver for the day (clever was his name )who was very nice and helpful , the bus was very comfortable with WiFi massage chair and usb charger , our tour guide (happy was his name) was brilliant, very funny very organised and made sure everything went smooth also gave great information, the cruise was very nice and the food on the boat was lovely and plentifully, they made it an amazing day out and would highly recommended.

2  Thank Jackod91
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