Ninh Binh experience: Hoa Lu, Tam Coc boat trip & biking day tour from Hanoi
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What to expect
Learn more about the ancient history at Hoa Lu and enjoy the spectacular scenery of Tam Coc by boat trip and biking, in this day trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi.
- Visit Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam
- Explore the rice fields and caves on a sampan boat through Tam Coc
- Discover the countryside of Ninh Binh by bike
Your guide will meet you at your accommodation in Hanoi between 8:00 AM and 8:30 AM. A modern bus will bring you 120 km through a nice landscape to Ninh Binh.
Your first visit is Hoa Lu. This complex used to be the ancient capital of Vietnam, dating back to the 11th century. Take time to explore this complex of ancient buildings and temples hidden between the high mountains and jungle.
After your visit to Hoa Lu ancient capital you can enjoy a lunch buffet at a local restaurant.
After lunch you go to Tam Coc. Here you will take a rowing sampan trip over the Ngo Dong river with beautiful rice fields and karst mountains on either side and through three caves.
Next it is time to explore the flat countryside of Ninh Binh by bike. Cycle around to make pictures of the rice fields, cows and buffalo’s.
Around 4:00 PM your shuttle van will bring you back to your hotel in Hanoi, were you will around around 6:30 PM.
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- Confirmation: You will receive a confirmation immediately after booking. You will receive a voucher by e-mail within 3 working hours. If you have not received your voucher, please check the Spam or notify us via email or chat.
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- Itinerary: The itinerary is subject to change depending on the weather and other conditions.
- Pick-up:Please arrive at the hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to departure. Please be patient on shared / group tours in case of unforeseen delays along the pick-up route.
- Cancellation:View the cancellation conditions here.
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Some frequently asked questions...
You can read our cancellation policy here. Keep in minds that some domestic flights part of a tour are non refundable.
Local Vietnam has two options; by credit card and by bank transfer.
- Credit Card: Our bank charges a fee of 4.3% for credit cards.
- Bank transfer: Bank transfers go to a European (IBAN), UK- or US account without any additional fees.
For day tours you can book a few days in advanced to be sure there is availability. Custom made trips and complete round trips it is best to book at least 2 to 3 months in advanced.
For day tours you will receive the vouchers within 3 working hours. For complete round trips we will send the travel documents minimum 1 month in advanced.
We work with various organizations and local guides. This depends on what the possibilities are for each tour and how far you indicate it in advance. It is best to contact us directly about the possibilities.