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Hoa Lu - Tam Coc

Just 110 km and 2.5 hours driving from Hanoi center, you have a chance to enjoy landscape in one of the most famous tourist province in the north of Vietnam.

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Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Biking and Boat Day Trip from Hanoi

Tour Hoa Lu and Tam Coc

Biking trip to Bich Dong Pagoda

Enjoy the epic landscapes of northern Vietnam with a professional guide

Perfect for all fitness levels

Round-trip hotel transportation is included (in the Old Quarter area only)

Hoa Lu - Tam Coc

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8.00-8.30 am: Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Old Quarter to depart to Ninh Binh city

10.30-11.00 am: You will reach Hoa Lu Ancient Capital.

In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

12:00 pm: Today you will enjoy buffet lunch at local restaurant in Tam Coc named Duc Tuan restaurant. The food is served with Asian style, local dishes, organic vegetable. The Duc Tuan is located on the river overview Tam Coc, you can enjoy the view of overall riverside until you finish your lunch

1:30 pm: After finishing your lunch, you will be taking the rowing boat at Tam Coc Harbour. Arranged by local people here, the boat is rowed by both hand and legs. The boat will take you to 3 specular caves with hundreds of limestones on the way. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many terrace rice fields in golden colors.

The boat rowing will be in around 2 hours. Not only you could see the peaceful scenery of mountain, rice paddy fields, temples, you also have chances to learn about local people cultures on their daily life.

Optional activities: Enjoy a bicycle ride through the countryside after the boat trip.

4:00 pm: leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at around 6:30 pm. 

Inclusive services:

  • Full transfers by A/C tourist car & 0.5l bottle water per person/day
  • Pick up and see off in Hanoi Old Quarter Area (Hoan Kiem district)
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Entrance fee
  • Buffet Lunch
  • English speaking guide.
  • Exclusive services:
  • Drinks on meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses.
  • What not mentioned clearly

Children policy:

  • Free of charge for infant (below 5 year old), other expense pay by parents
  • Children from 1m to under 1,2m are charged 50%
  • Children over 1,2m (1,2 metre) are charged as adults
  • Two adults bring 2 children, The 2nd child will be charged 100% adult ticket
  • Children 50% have one private seat and 1 mineral water as adults

Notes:

  • The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels, traffic condition and operating conditions...
  • After boat trip on the river, the boat rower always expect the guest's tip about 1$ or 2$.
  • Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.
  • Pick up time take 40-60 minutes, pick up time will be confirmed after you make reservation. If you do not want to wait for so long on the bus, plz go to last pick up point: Hanoi Opera House (Nhat Hat Lon) at 8:20-8:30am
  • The drop-off point is back at the original pickup point on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday There is only 1 drop-off point (the Thang Long Water Puppet Show Theatre at 57 Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem) if the tour departs on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday - due to the Night Market on the weekend in Hanoi Old Quarter Area because most of the street in the Hanoi Old Quarter area does not allow vehicles, and is only for walking
  • Surcharge 5usd/pax if travel date fall on Lunar New Year (During 14 Feb 2018 - 19 Feb 2018)

Should bring: Hat, Umbrella, Rain-Coat, Light bags

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