07h30 – 8h00: Tour guide and Limousine Bus pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter then depart for Ninh Binh Full day trip. Short break-time on the half way to stretch your legs, taking some photo in the countryside before heading to Hoa Lu ancient capital.
10h30: Upon arrival, take walking to visit Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam between 968 and 1010. You have a chance to learn about Vietnamese history in the feudal system under Dinh, Le and Ly Dynasty. You will understand much more about Vietnamese society, language, architecture and people in 10th century
11h45: Have buffet lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as: goat meat, fried rice…
Vegetarian foods are always available in the buffet lunch
13h00: Take few steps to Tam Coc Wharf and visit Tam Coc by 1.5 hour bamboo rowing boat. During the boat trip, you will be surprised by the charming beauty here with paddy field, river, water, cloud, sky and stunning cave system. All make a masterpiece which Vietnamese people called “Ha long Bay on land”
Ngo Dong river meanders among the mountains and you will have the feeling that we are living in the most peaceful and beautiful place in the world. Boat takes you through the 3 caves ( Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba ). You see not only the “Halong Bay on land”, but also you have the chance to meet the local farmers who is working in the rice field. Lovely time to understand more the local countryside’s life in Vietnam.
Keep continuing by cycling time around the local village helps you getting closer to the local daily life of local farmer. Do biking through rice field to see the peace and natural sightseeing.
Upon arrival Mua cave which is constructed following the model of "miniature of Great Wall" in China with nearly 500 steps up to mountain peak. You will spend about one hour to do trekking up to top of mountain for overview the panoramic landscape of Tam Coc valley, rice fields, and Ninh Binh city.
16h30 - 17:00: Get back the Limousine bus to return to Hanoi
18h30 - 19h00: Get dropped off at Hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Trip ends.