Ninh Binh is not so far from Hanoi, only about 2 hours driving to the south of Hanoi. We will come to explore the famous cultural, historical legendary land with thousands of years ago where we will visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital ( Dinh Temple & Le Temple). Beside historic vestiges, Ninh Binh also is well-known for natural landscapes such as Tam Coc alive as Halong Bay on land, Trang An and one of the largest and oldest forests in Vietnam is Cuc Phuong national park, where is very diverse in biology. Ecoway Travel – Ninh Binh Tours would like to provide our travelers a 2-day-1-night program with unique experiences with Ninh Binh Homestay: We will discover the daily life of the locals, enjoy the famous local food, stay at local people’s home and visit the amazing landscapes in Ninh Binh.
7.30 – 8.00 AM: Pick up at your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter between 7.30 – 8.00 AM then we leave the bustling Hanoi to the south by Ecoway Travel Team.
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 learn Vietnamese, Ecoway travel tour guide teach you how to say and write some Vietnamese simple words such as Xin Chào, Tạm Biệt, Tôi yêu Ninh Bình… on Vietnam conical hat which we will give you as a little souvenir and you can wear it during all 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 temple 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 the 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 Dam Khe Trong village where the real picture of the rural countryside in the north of Vietnam.
Late afternoon: Check in local homestay for check in and free to walk or bike to explore the little town or you are free for fishing or gardening at local homestay.
Dinner and overnight in homestay.
Escape from the bustling Hanoi and take a boat tour via three caves of Tam Coc, biking around, learn the history of Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. Enjoy a relaxing, peaceful tour of Cuc Phuong National Park, a visit to Rescue Center, then warming up short trek into the tropical forest.
What to Bring: Sun block, Camera + memory sticks, Camera charger, Insect repellent, Hat, Sun glasses& good shoes (no short).