Hoa Lu – Tam Coc Day Trip

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HOA LU – TAM COC DAY TRIP (from 35USD/person)

 

Hoa Lu, 100 km south of Hanoi, was the capital city of Vietnam under the Dinh Dynasty between AD 968 and AD 980. Some of the sanctuaries and tombs have survived the countless years and can still be visited today.

Hoa Lu, 100 km south of Hanoi, was the capital city of Vietnam under the Dinh Dynasty between AD 968 and AD 980. Some of the sanctuaries and tombs have survived the countless years and can still be visited today.
Ninh Binh Province also has other famous landscapes and historical heritage sites such as Tam Coc-Bich Dong tourist area, Cuc Phuong National Park, Van Long Reserve, Van Trinh Cavern, Kenh Ga Hot Spring, Trang An Caves, Phat Diem stone church and Dong Chuong Lake Eco-Resort.


07:45 – 08:30 Get picked up by our tour guide and bus then depart for Ninh Binh province (90 km south of Hanoi). Have a break 20 minutes half way to relax and experience Vietnamese handicraft products such as lacquer wares, paintings, embroideries…

10:30 Arrive at Hoa Lu, which is once depicted the ancient capital of Viet Nam, settled up in the 10th century.

11:00 Visit temples of two dynasties of Dinh and Le with a very unique architectures in the old time.

11:30 Visit the excavation area beside the Le Dai Hanh temple. You experience the vestiges of Royal Palaces ground dated back 10th century. Go back to the bus and drive to Tam Coc.

CYCLING RIDE (optional): Those who love to explore real countryside images of Vietnam can proceed a 40 minute cycling ride along country lane (from Tam Coc to Bich Dong Pagoda, estimated time 40 minutes for 5km cycling 2 ways), experiencing the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields. Finish the cycling ride at Tam Coc dock in time for a buffet lunch in restaurant.

14:00 Board the sampan boats (2 people share a boat) in Tam Coc dock to drift down the river among the villages, mountains and lush rice fields. Passing through 3 caves “Hang Ca – First cave, Hang Hai -Second cave, Hang Ba – Third cave” to get a strange feeling. Boat returns to the dock for bus drive back to Hanoi.

18:00 Arrive in Hanoi. Tour ends.

 

Inclusions:

  • Modern shuttle bus with A/c
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch (Vietnamese set menu)   
  • English speaking guide  
  • Complimentary bottle of water
  • Service charge & VAT

Exclusions:

Tips & Beverage, Personal expenses. 

All things not mentioned above

Essentials:

Sun cream, sunglasses, shoes or sandals, insect repellent

Attention:

Please not wear skirts or shorts when visiting these places.

The itinerary may be subject to be changed due to the bad weather condition