Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most beautiful landscapes of Ninh Binh province, just 120 kms to the southeast of Hanoi. Hoa Lu
was the ancient Royal capital during the Dinh and Pre-Le dynasties which lasted for 41 years (from 969-1009).
HOA LU – TAM COC 01 DAY TRIP
8.00-8.30 am: Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Old Quarter to depart to Ninh Binh city
10.30-11.00 am: You will reach Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel.
12:00pm: you will enjoy buffet lunch at local restaurant. The food is served with Asian stype, local dishes, organic vegetable.
1:30pm: After finishing your lunch, you will be taking the rowing boat at Tam Coc Harbour. Arranged by local people here, the boat is rowed by both hand and legs. The boat will take you to 3 specular caves with hundreds of limestones on the way. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many terrace rice fields in golden colours.
The boat rowing will be in around 2 hours. Not only you could see the peaceful scenery of mountain, rice paddy fields, temples, you also have chances to learn about local people cultures on their daily life.
Optional activities: Riding bicycles or buffalow rides
4:00pm leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi at around 6:30pm at hotel
Trip Cost included:
♦ Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel by air-conditioned bus.
♦ Professional English speaking guide.
♦ Entrance fees.
♦ Lunch ( Set menu )
♦ Entrance fee
Trip Cost excluded
♦ Personal expenses.
♦ All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above.
HAVE A GREAT TRIP!