It is always worth having the day trips to Hanoi’s surroundings for refreshment away from the city noise. Hoa Lu – Tam Coc in Ninh Binh is really outstanding to many other satellite areas since this has lots of attractions, we could not cover all the sites there but to be taken back to the 10th century when visiting the ancient capital and next is our great boat row along the stunning landscape, along the rice paddies and through many caves
Itinerary in detail:
Pick-up from your hotel (8.00am), we do a 2 hour-drive (110km to the South) off the city to Ninh Binh town areas – where to be called Halong inland and the other: ancient capital. It will be an exciting day highlighted firstly by a 2hrs local boat ride in Tam Coc streams that we will enjoy the spectacular scenery while gliding along the river among rice paddies and ranges of limestone mountains peaking up towers over you. After lunch served with local food at a restaurant riverside, a short transfer (4km) through the peaceful country road to Hoa Lu, once the Vietnam’s ancient capital 11 centuries ago. Here are the two temples dedicated to the King Dinh and King Le, the founder of the capital in 10th century. Return to Hanoi and tour ends at your hotels at about 5.00 p.m.