Ecoway Travel – Ninh Binh Tours offers the authentic experience of Ninh Binh Province. This is a day tour from Hanoi to explore Hoa Lu & Tam Coc, one of the most interesting of Tam Coc Tours

Tour Highlight: Experience the tour in a small group, enjoy a home-lunch at a local family and learn about the Vietnamese culture through their daily activities. Enjoy comfortable transfer service with the A/C shuttle bus for a small group. Widen your knowledge of Vietnamese history by visiting the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the two great heroes of the nation who lived in the 10th century and chose Hoa Lu as the place to build the citadel of the capital city (from 968 to 1009). Discover Tam Coc three caves or the Halong Bay on land on a small boat rowed by local people and see the first limestone mountains, which will run along the riverway for several kilometers. You will have a chance to ride among rice fields and limestone mountains for about 1 hour on a unique route with a good quality bike, an ideal way to explore Ninh Binh.

7.30 – 8.00 AM: Pick up at your hotel in the Old Quarter between 7.30 – 8.00 AM then we leave the bustling Hanoi to the south by our  comfortable Van.
8.00 – 10.00 AM: Duration of 2 hour transferring, our tour guide will give you the information of Vietnam such as history, culture, people… Especially, we will have a mini-game show to teach you how to say and write some Vietnamese simple words such as Xin Chào, Tạm Biệt, Tôi yêu Ninh Bình… on the conical hat which we will give you like a little souvenir and you can wear it during the trip.
10 AM: Arrive in Tam Coc, we will prepare for a boat trip to visit the beautiful Tam Coc, it takes 1.30 hours rowing along Ngo Dong river through the three mysterious caves while enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks.
11.30 AM: We will get on Thanh pier for a short walk to visit Thai Vi Temple which is one of the well-known temples in Ninh Binh and Vietnam. Continuing 10 minutes walking along the valley with rice fields, rivers and lotus ponds for Tam Coc Nature Lodge, where we will spend an interesting time for relaxing & having set menu lunch – Vietnamese food.
13.30 PM: you have a chance to be a fisherman and learn how to catch the fish in the pond or river.
14:00 – 15:00 PM: We ride a bike to Thung Nang where we ride along the river among of the rice field, lotus ponds, and Limestone Mountains. Then continue to ride a bike to discover Dan Khe Trong village where the real picture of the rural countryside in the north of Vietnam.
15: 00: Get in Car/Van, drive to visit Hoa Lu Ancient citadel which was built in the 10th century, we will visit the two temples were dedicated to King Dinh & King Le.
16:00 PM: Leave Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh province and head back to Hanoi Capital.
18: 30: Arrive in Hanoi & we will drop you at your hotel in the Old Quarter. Trip end!


  • Car/Van/Mini Bus with driver
  • Outstanding English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • Lunch – Vietnamese Cuisine at Tam Coc Nature Eco Lodge
  • All sightseeing tickets.
  • Good bike with gears
  • 02 bottles of Mineral water
  • Services charges and government tax.
  • Rowing boat to visit Tam Coc
  • One conical hat as souvenir
  • Demonstration of teaching to learn how to write, speak Vietnamese, and catch fish
  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping for tour guide, driver and rowing man/woman
  • Personal expenses


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Tam Coc (close to Ninh Binh) has a beautiful lake where you can go on a boat ride and enjoy the stunning scenery!

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