Hoa Lu Tam Coc, a well-known tourist attraction of Ninh Binh Province, 2.5 hours drive to the south of Hanoi.
The area is surrounded by dramatic landscape of lakes, rivers, caves, rice paddy fields, and huge limestone karsts. Therefore, Hoa Lu Tam Coc is often referred to as 'Halong on Land'.
On this day trip to Hoa Lu Tam Coc, you will discover Hoa Lu – Vietnam’s ancient capital. Enjoy a rowing boat trip through thrillingly-low caves, stunning landscape, and lush green vegetation in Tam Coc.
HOA LU TAM COC'S ITINERARY
You will be picked up at your hotel by a private car, and then we drive straight to Hoa Lu. We’ll go through different farming areas and other typical rural life of Northern Vietnam. After 2.5 hours drive, we’ll arrive in Hoa Lu. You’ll first visit two temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty and Emperor Le Dai Han of the Pre Le Dynasty (938 to 1009), and learn about the history of the area through its stunning architecture. We’ll then drive through different villages, fish lakes, rice fields and limestone mountains to Tam Coc.
After lunch in a local restaurant, we board a sampan boat and get rowed through the beautiful wet rice fields, passing majestic limestone karsts formation rising out of the water creating dramatic and mesmerizing landscape, which is often referred to “Halong Bay on land”. Tam Coc is a truly serene, calm and tranquil destination with the humming of the birds and dragonflies and the beautiful reeds and lily pads floating gently on the water. Continue on to climb up to visit Ha, Trung and Thuong Pagodas of the well-known Bich Dong Pagoda, which is on Ngu Nhac Mountain. At the end, we say farewell to Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. (L)
What HOA LU TAM COC is Like
HOA LU TAM COC is Level 1-, or Easiest. It is a leisurely one-day out, and for the most part, you just seat in your car and relax while on a little rowing boat and enjoy the scenic landscape along the way. The only physical activity is light walking on about few hundred steps up and down at the Bich Dong Pagoda.
Trip price: Please contact us for the price.
All costs are per person with a minimum of two, based on a private guide, car and traditional boat.
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