Ninh Binh Homestay & Cuc Phuong Park: 2 days

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.

Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh province – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (lunch, dinner)

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.

Day 2: Cuc Phuong National Park – Hanoi (breakfast, lunch)

 7.30:  Enjoy breakfast before taking a morning drive to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital which was built in the 10th century, we will visit the two temples where dedicated to King Dinh & King Le.

8.00: Get in Car/Van, drive to visit Hoa Lu Ancient citadel which was built in the 10th century, we will visit the two temples where dedicated to King Dinh & King Le. Then Drive to Cuc Phuong National Park.

9.45: Arrive in Cuc Phuong National park, visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Center (EPRC) and Turtle Conservation Center

10:30: before entering the park, stop and visit the Nguoi Xua cave – Prehistoric cave  –  a short walk (0,3km walk up) where human skeletons and stone tools dated to some 7.500 years old have been found

Continue further into the park on a guided walk with lunch. Return by private car to Hanoi, arriving at approximately 06:30 PM.

11.30:  Drive 15km to the park center for Lunch

13.00: Start hiking a 7km loop trail to see the 1000 year old tree. On this trail you will have a chance to discover the secrets of nature.

15.30: Transfer to Hanoi. Trip end at 6pm.

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.


  • Tam Coc rowing boat via 3 caves
  • Visit Hoa Lu Ancient capital
  • Biking around the beautiful countryside
  • Join activities such as: Fishing, gardening
  • Join activities such as: Fishing, gardening
  • Explore Ninh Binh and Cuc Phuong National Park with your own private guided tour
  • Visit Endangered Primate Rescue Center
  • Short trek to visit thousand years old tree.



  • Helpful, friendly English speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees
  • Good Bike & gears to visit Thung Nang & Dam Khe Trong village area.
  • Rowing boat to visit Tam Coc
  •  Car/Van with carefully chosen  experienced drivers
  • Commentary 02 bottles of mineral water on Bus & Tissue
  • One conical hat as souvenir
  • Demonstration of teaching to learn how to write, speak Vietnamese, and catch fish.
  • Meals (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner)
  • 1 night’s accommodation at comfortable, clean 2-star hotel in Tam Coc or homestay


  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping for tour guide, driver and rower
  • Drinks are not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Other not mentioned.


What to Bring: Sun block, Camera + memory sticks, Camera charger, Insect repellent, Hat, Sun glasses& good shoes (no short).



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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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