07:15 You will be picked up at your hotel by our friendly tour guide and transported to Ninh Binh province in a comfortable limousine bus. We’ll take a quick break along the way for you to stretch your legs.
10:30 – 11:30: We will visit Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam from the 10th and 11th centuries. Our guide will take you through the historic temples and relic sites of this once-great city.
11:45 – 12:45: Time to savor a special lunch with a lot of local cuisines such as goat meat, fish, chicken, and fried rice. We cater for vegetarians as well, with delicious options always available.
13:00 – 15:00: The highlight of our visit is the 1.5 hours bamboo boat excursion through Tam Coc, referred to as “Ha Long Bay on Land” by the Vietnamese people. You’ll be mesmerized by the lovely beauty here with paddy fields, rivers, water, clouds, sky, and a spectacular cave system.
After the boat ride, we’ll take a short rest for 45 minutes before cycling around the village to discover the life of the local people. This activity is optional; you can choose to rest at a restaurant or walk around instead.
15:30 – 16:30: We will transport to Mua Cave (Dancing Cave) by limousine bus. Trekking for nearly 500 steps to reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain, you will be impressed by the panoramic view of Tam Coc.
16:30 – 19:00: It’s time to say goodbye and get on the bus to return to Hanoi.
We’ll drop you off at your hotel doorstep by 19:00.