[2 Days] From Hanoi: Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Bai Dinh - Trang An - SIC

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Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi

  • hoa lu ancient capital
  • dinh and le temple
  • mua cave
  • lying dragon mountain
  • com chay
  • tam coc 4
  • bai dinh pagoda 3
  • trang an

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ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the ancient capital of Hoa Lu and its UNESCO-listed temples
  • Enjoy a scenic boat ride through Tam Coc's limestone karst landscapes
  • Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, one of Southeast Asia's largest Buddhist complexes
  • Take a boat trip in Trang An, navigating through caves and limestone karsts

Minimum age
All

Language
English

Pickup time
07:00 AM

Duration
2 Days

Culture shock
Medium

Physicality
Medium

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and natural tapestry of Vietnam with our immersive 2-day, 1-night journey, featuring Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, Hang Mua, Bai Dinh, and the Trang An Complex. Start at the historic Hoa Lu, the former capital, brimming with historical significance. Venture next to the picturesque waterways of Tam Coc and ascend to the Hang Mua peak for stunning panoramic views. The second day offers a relaxing cycling trip to Bai Dinh, boasting Vietnam's largest Buddhist temple complex. Your adventure culminates at the UNESCO-listed Trang An Complex, renowned for its captivating boat rides through limestone caves. This itinerary perfectly harmonizes cultural exploration, scenic beauty, and thrilling adventure.

Day01

DAY 1: HANOI - HOA LU - TAM COC (L, D) - JOINT IN TOUR

07:00 AM: Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, head to Ninh Binh.

09:00 AM: We'll stop for a short break within 15 - 20 minutes, allowing you some time to stretch and relax.

10:30 AM: Next, we'll check out. Hoa Lu, which was Vietnam's capital a long time ago, from 968 to 1010. It's a great place to learn about Vietnam's history back in the days of the Dinh, Le, and Ly Dynasties.

11:30 AM: After that, we're off to Mua Caves. Get ready to climb almost 500 steps to the top of Lying Dragon Mountain for an awesome view of Tam Coc below.

12:30 PM: Have a buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes.

01:30 PM: Then, we'll take a 1.5-hour boat ride through Tam Coc, where you'll see why people call this place "Halong Bay on land" with its beautiful fields, rivers, and caves.

03:30 PM: Continue to explore the local life with a 45-minute cycling tour around the village, gaining a closer look at the daily routines of the residents.

04:30 - 05:00 PM: To wrap up the day, we'll take you to hotel or bungalow in Tam Coc. Dinner will be served at the hotel or a nearby restaurant.

Day02

DAY 2: BAI DINH PAGODA - TRANG AN BOAT TRIP - HANOI (B, L)

07:30 AM: Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel or bungalow and gear up for an exciting trip ahead.

09:30 - 09:45 AM: Our tour guide will pick you up, and you'll join the rest of our group for today's adventure.

10:30 AM: You will discover the grandeur of Bai Dinh Pagoda, renowned as Southeast Asia's largest and most illustrious pagoda, boasting numerous records with its 500 Stone Arhat Statues, a 36-ton bronze bell, and a 100-ton Buddha statue.

11:45 AM: Have a buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes at a local restaurant.

01:00 PM: Then, we will venture into Trang An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its spectacular tunnel cave system and natural beauty, which famously served as a location for the 2016 "Skull Island" film. Enjoy a boat trip navigating through breathtaking caves such as Light Cave (Hang Sang), Dark Cave (Hang Toi), and Cooking Wine Cave (Hang Nau Ruou), set against the backdrop of a verdant river and landscapes.

03:30 - 04:00 PM: You return and gather at Trang An Wharf to await our driver for pickup.

04:30 PM: Get on the Bus to return to Hanoi.

07:00 - 07:30 PM: We will take you back to Hanoi and we'll ensure you're dropped off at your hotel. End of tour.

Tour Price

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6 140 (USD)
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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Accommodation in double/twin share with daily breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus/Limousine during the trip
  • A bottle of water/person
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Entrance tickets
  • English speaking guide
  • Boat trip as mentioned on the itinerary

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Tips for tour guide & driver
  • Personal expenses or anything not mentioned above
  • Electric car cost in Bai Dinh Pagoda

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