Charming Wetland In Northern Vietnam

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LDHN0017
Private Tour
2days-1night
Hotel pick-up

What To Expect

Ninh Binh is blessed with diverse topography of both mountainous and coastal areas. It can be said that the province contains all the scenic quintessence of whole Vietnam within its relatively small size. Like other famous destinations such as Tam Coc, Trang An etc, the Van Long natural reserve is proudly to be listed in top attractions of Vietnam for its beautiful landscape and the largest natural reserve of wetlands.

Description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Biking around village
  • Outstanding beauty of mountains
  • Outstanding caves
  • Temples of King Dinh and King Le
  • Small group tour: Maximum 10 persons
  • The spectacular natural beauty

ITINERARY

Day 01: Hanoi – Hoa Lu Ancient Capital – Trang An Grottos – Bich Dong pagoda

Our tour guide will welcom you at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter. You will have a short-break in 20 minute after sitting one hourse on bus.

Upon at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, the capital of Viet Nam under the Dinh and Le dynasties bears with it a legend. First and foremost, attractions catching your eyes in Hoa Lu are temples, where people worship the Emperors and royal people that ruled here more than 1000 years ago: Dinh Tien Hoang Emperor temple, Le Dai Hanh Emperor temple, Phat Kim Princess temple (Phat Kim is a tragic fate daughter of DinhTien Hoang Emperor), and the newest one is Ly Thai To Emperor temple, which built in order to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Hanoi.

Leave for the other popular  attraction in  Ninh  Binh  are  the  Trang  An Grottoes. We will row boat  to visit  cave  complex:  Sang  Cave,  Toi  Cave,  Ba  Giot  Cave,  Nau  Ruou  in  mysteryand  wildness,  see  scenery  of  mountain  and  rivers  Halong  Bay  on  land  of  Ninh Binh.  Our guide will not forget to show  you  the  Kong:  Skull  Island  filminglocation  the  aboriginal  village  (Skull  Island  Village)  ,  The  village  is  so  cute  with many  houses  on  the  way.  You  can  actually  go  inside  each  house  and  experience. Then get back to the Wharf and taste  Vietnamese  cuisine for lunch. A interesting chance to try goat meat dishes –  special dishes After lunch time, We will Cycle to Bich Dong pagoda, the perfect combination of ancient pagodas with cross-covered roofs, natural caves and majestic mountains, and so on, hidden in the green of tropical forests. Bich Dong Pagoda is not an usual one since it consists of 3 separate layered pagodas: Ha, Trung and Thuong. These three pagodas are built in ascending order and to reach them you must climb some steep stairs but  it is worth for enjoying the beautiful  scenery  of  limestone  mountains,  through  smallvillages with backdrop of agricultural lifestyle.

Transfer to Hotel for check in, have dinner at hotel. Stay overnight in Ninh Binh.

Day02:Van Long Wetland Reserve – Hanoi

After waking up, enjoy breakfast at hotel. Then depart to begin the second day. Start Cycling around village to explore the life in the morning. Afterward, take  in  the  amazing  views around  the  nature  reserve by getting on bamboo boat trip.  Nature lovers will not be disappointed by Van Long. The fauna and flora in Van Long typify the ecosystems of limestone mountains and Red River Delta wetlands. A hundred bird species live there. But the real star of Van Long is the Delacour’s langur, one of the most endangered primates in the world.

Get  back  to homestay and have lunch at a local restaurant.  Afterthat  you  have  free  time  to  explore how to make some handicraft in local house.

Check out and free at your own leisure.Return to Hanoi. Drop you off and hope to see you around. Tour ends.

ITINERARY IN BRIEF

7.45 – 8.15: Pick up and depart to Ninh Binh Province

10.00: Upon at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

  • Visit temples of Dinh and Le emperors

11.00: Leave for  Trang  AnGrottoes ( the Wolrd Natural Heritage site)

  • Take a boat trip to cave  complex:  Sang  Cave,  Toi  Cave,  Ba  Giot  Cave,  Nau  Ruou 
  • Visit Skull Island  filming location  the  aboriginal  village  (Skull  Island  Village) 
  • Get back to the Wharf and have lunch  at  local  restaurant

14.00: Cycling to Bich Dong pagoda

  • Enjoy beautiful  scenery  of  limestone  mountains

15.45: Heading to Hotel for check in and haveing dinner at hotel.

Stay overnight inNinh Binh

Day 2:Van Long Wetland Reserve–Hanoi

08.00: Breakfast at hotel

09.00: Biking around village to discovery local farmer’s life.

  • Get on bamboo boat trip around Van Long Wetland

11.30: Get  back  tohomestay and take time for lunch

  • Explore how to makesome handicraft

12.00: Check out and free at your own leisure

16.00: Return to Hanoi

18.00 – 19.00: Drop off at your hotel. Tour ends

SCHEDULE:

  • Duration: 2 days 1 night
  • Pick-up point: Your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Return point: Returning to the departure point.

Include

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Hanoi Old Quarter;
  • Transfer by air-conditioned bus;
  • Professional English speaking guide;
  • Bottle of water;
  • Lunch at local restaurant;
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees;
  • Cycling to visit Bich Dong pagoda, Van Long Wetland Reserve;
  • Accommodation at hotel or homestay.
  • Travel insurance;

Exclude

  • Drinks and other meals;
  • Personal expenses, Tips

Note

  • To locate your hotel, please visit Booking.com or Agoda.com\ Filter by Neighborhood\ Old Quarter;
  • If you stay outside of Hanoi Old Quarter, additional transfer fee will be charged (fee depends on hotel location and will be directly informed you) or our guide will meet you at Hanoi Opera House – 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi;
  • Hotel pick up time will be varied from 7:45 – 8:15. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them;
  • You can choose to stay in a single room at hotel instead of a sharing room with supplement of 15 USD
  • The price is not applied in holidays.

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