This 02 days join-in-tour is suitable for guests who want to save time and cost but still visit all highlight place of Ninh Binh & Ha Long bay. The day tour in Ninh Binh will bring you to the ancient capital Hoa Lu then visit the beautiful mountain, rice field landscape and mysterious grottoes. A day cruise on the Incredible Asia Journeys is the best choice for you to experience the magnificent Halong Bay with our “all-in-one” itinerary for a limited time schedule. You will not only explore one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay but also have chance to do kayaking or sampan boat rowing on the unique bay, visit the fishing village and interact with local people.
Visit Hoa Lu – The Acient Capital
Take an exciting sampan boat ride in Tam Coc grottoes
Cycle along the country lane
Have chance to interact with local people
Cruise along Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch on board the boat
Kyaking on pristine bay
- Carefully selected accommodation with breakfast
- Other meals listed in the itinerary
- Expert English-speaking local guide
- Tours as mentioned and air-conditioned transfers
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Boat cruises and rides while on tour
- Service charges and government VAT tax
ITINERARY BY DAY
Day 1: HANOI – HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL – TAM COC – HANOI
Accommodation: 3 stars hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
7:45-8:30 AM: Picked up by our tour guide at your hotel at The Old Quarter, then depart for Ninh Binh city towards to the South of Hanoi. Have a short-break en route.
10:30 AM: Arrive in Hoa Lu, visit Hoa Lu – The Acient Capital and the remaining two temples dedicated to King Dinh & King Le.
11:30 AM: Go back to the bus, and then from here drive to Tam Coc grottoes (16km from Hoa Lu).
12:00 AM: Arrive Tam Coc wharf.
12:15 AM: Have a lavish buffet lunch at a local restaurant.
01:30 PM: Take an exciting sampan boat ride in Tam Coc grottoes (Halong on land).
03:30 PM: Proceed a cycling along country lane to enjoy the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields and discover real countryside of Vietnam.
04:30 PM: Get on the shuttle bus to come back Hanoi.
07:00 PM: Arrive in Hanoi, go back to our hotel in The Old Quarter. You will have your owned dinner (pay by yourself) and free to discover Hanoi center in night.
Click below photos for more detail about this “Day tour in Ninh Binh”
Beautiful landscape of Tam Coc
Mua Cave in Ninh Binh
Temple of king Dinh
Discover Tam Coc by boat
DAY 2: HANOI – HALONG BAY – HANOI
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
07:45 – 08:30 AM:
Pick-up at hotel and start 3.5 hour scenic – drive to Halong Bay. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta country side and have a short break on the way.
12:45 – 4:00 PM:
You arrive the Tuan Chau Harbor, and then embark the Incredible Asia Journeys – Day cruise
followed by a short cruise briefing. Start a dreamy cruise to stunning scenery with thousands of limestone mountains and haveseafood lunch (we serve you with Vietnamese traditional dishes, in case you are vegetarian, we have other food options for you) while cruising through the emerald water passing by the Dog Stone, the Burning Incense islet, stop at Ba Hang fishing village for kayaking or sit in a sampanboat rowed by locals. After visiting of Fighting-Cock islet and the Heavenly Palace (Thien Cung) cave – which has opened to the public since 1998 with stalagmites and stalactites, we go back to the Incredible Asia Journeys – Day cruise.
4:00 – 4:30 PM: Have tea break while enjoying local finger food (green bean cake – a specialty of Hai Duong province) and sunset in Halong Bay.
4:45 – 5:15 PM: Arrive at the harbor. Disembark and get on bus back to Hanoi.
At around 8:00 PM: Arrive in Hanoi. Say goodbye to you at your hotel/stay. Trip ends
Shuttle bus from Hanoi to Halong bay
Unbreath taking view of the bay
Cooking class on sundeck
Taichi in early morning