Day 1: Hanoi - Hoa Lu – Tam Coc- Cycling in Tam Coc – Overnight at Bungalow (L/D)
Stop At: Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Ninh Binh Vietnam
8:00 Tour guide and bus pick you up from hotel and start driving to Ninh Binh, stop for a short break to stretch your legs. you will visit Hoa Lu which is the site of a 10th-century capital of an ancient Vietnamese Kingdom called Dai Co Viet. This small Kingdom reigned from the 10th century, during the Dinh and Le dynasties, to the 11th
century, during the Ly Dynasty. The citadel and the Yen Ngua limestone hills provided good defense for this kingdom against the invaders. There are two 17th Century temples,
modeled after their 11th-century originals that are on most itineraries to Hoa Lu. They are the Dinh Tien Hoang Temple (King Dinh temple) and Le Hoan Temple (King Le Temple). Then you have buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisines in our restaurant.
In the afternoon, you start an excursion on Ngo Dong river in Tam Coc– the most exciting boating trip with sampan boats through caves (Hang Ca – Hang Hai and Hang Ba) and visit stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora. Then we
prepare bicycles for you to discover the nearby attractions with green fields and daily life of the locals. You have your own time to relax, read books or swim before the dinner around 19:00, then enjoy the night there with bar opposite to the Pool.
Duration: 20 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at Bungalow in Tam Coc
Day 2: Trang An boating – Cooking Class – Bai Dinh Pagoda - Hanoi (B/L)
Stop At: Trang An Grottoes, H Hai Ba Trung district, Ninh Binh 100000 Vietnam
6:30 Welcome a new day with sunrise Tai Chi and a breakfast, you arrive at Trang An Wharf – the most exciting boating trip with sampan boats through caves and visit
stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora. Then you come back to the bungalow restaurant for an interesting Cooking class how to make the local cakes then have buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisines in our restaurant. Check out and clear the bills.
In the afternoon, you visit the glimmering Bai Dinh pagoda complexes, the largest in Southeast of Asia. Scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain surrounded by
amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted and the limestone karsts dotted around which will take your breath away. This pagoda complex stunningly boasts an array of the most massive and magnificent architecture of Vietnamese
tradition refined ever built that it takes a full day to explore all. So you will visit some of the highlights that owned the national: 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats), 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones and Three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each). Then you get on the bus back to Hanoi.
19:00 You are in Hanoi, we drop you off at your hotel, trip ends.
Duration: 20 hours
No accommodation included on this day.