2 days 1 night
The temperatures in NinhBinh are ideal from March to May and September to November. For the finest views, go during harvest season in October. If you visit in the hotter months from July to August, be prepared for random downpours and stormy moments.
Regular buses depart to Ninh Binh from Hanoi every day. You can book a luxury van which includes transfer to Tam Coc, where plenty of charming accommodation options await. Private cars make the journey even quicker. For those with more time, several trains leave for Ninh Binh from Hanoi daily. The best way to get around Ninh Binh is by motorcycle tour or taxi. Cycling is a great option for visitors staying in Tam Coc.
Hoa Lu Temples Complex – Cycling trip to Mua Cave – Boating in Tam Coc – Overnight in Tam Coc Bungalow
Source: Ninh Binh | Vietnam Tourism
07.30 – 08.30: Our guide and bus pick you up from hotel and start driving to Ninh Binh, on the way,
you experience the peaceful scenery along the Highway 1A, stop for a short break to stretch your legs
10.30 – 11.30: Arrive at Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel, take time to visit King Dinh and King Le’s temples.
12.30: You arrive in Tam Coc Wharf – the most exciting boating port in the North at Noon and have buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisines in a local restaurant.
14.00: Cyclingto Mua cave with stunning rice fields with buffalos, goats…along the road till approaching Mua cave. You walk up to the top of the mountain where Mua cave is located, visiting lovely stalactites and stalagmites inside, then take a spectacular view from the top to the valley.
16.00: You relaxingly cycle back to Tam Coc through the villages with daily life
16.30 – 17.00: Check in Tam Coc Bungalow which located among the village and facing to the river. Then you will have your own time relaxing till short Cooking lesson of how to make the authentic cakes with simple available ingredients at home taken place. You may spend time for relaxing, reading books or swimming.
19:00: Enjoy dinner and overnight in bungalow.
07.30: Welcome a new day with Sunrise breakfast then a visit to morning local market to see how local people sell and shop with authentic goods that you never see in the tourist places
09.00: Get on boat at Tam Coc Wharf then enjoy the exciting boat trip on Ngo Dong River with sampan boats through caves and visit stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora.
11.30: You finish the boat trip and savoir the authentic lunch made by our chef.
12.00: Check – out bungalow then you will have your own time to relax.
15.00: Joining with our Afternoon Tea time for highlight a lovely day.
16.00: Get on bus to go back to Hanoi. We drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi around 18:30 – 19:00. Trip ends.