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HANG MUA - TRANG AN - BICH DONG - BOAT & CYCLING TRIP - 2D1N (PRIVATE TOUR)

Wonderful boat ride at Trang An Eco System. Explore the beautifully located Bich Dong Pagoda. Climb to 500 steps to the top of Hang Mua (the rooftop of Ninh Binh)for breathtaking views of the limestone peaked area. Boat ride on the less touristy Ngo Dong River... View more
Travel Style: Adventure Tours
Destinations: Hang Mua, Tam Coc, Trang An, Bich Dong Pagoda
Duration: 2 Days and 1 Night
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Day 1 : HANOI - TRANG AN - HANG MUA - HOA LU (Lunch)

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At around 8am your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi for the 2.5 hour drive to Ninh Binh. After picking up your local guide we will first visit Trang An grottoes where we take a 2-hour boat trip to visit a complex of caves such as: Sang Cave, Toi Cave, Ba Giot Cave, Nau Ruou in mystery and wildness, enjoy the beautiful scenery of the karst mountains surrounding you. This area is also called Ha Long on land and it is also the latest Natural UNESCO heritage in Vietnam. We’ll make a short break to visit the Taoist temple, in a Limestone mountain in the middle of the river. With its unique architecture it is made entirely of wood. We’’ll have lunch at a local restaurant for some local special dishes, such as soups, goat meat with elderberry. After lunch and some time to relax we continue for Mua Cave, visit the secret hospital that Vietnamese used in the days of thunder (Vietnam War). Inside the cave you can challenge yourself with 500 steps to the top of the mountain. Enjoy the fresh air at the “rooftop of Ninh Binh ” with some breathtaking views. At the end of the afternoon we will drop you off at your overnight stay.

 

Transportation: Private A/C car

Meals: Lunch

Accommodation: Bungalow at the Tam Coc River

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Day 2 : NINH BINH CYCLING (Breakfast and lunch)

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NINH BINH CYCLING

At 8.30am your guide will pick you up at your stay and we’ll take a short ride towards Van Lam village, the village is famed for embroidery and stitching skilled famed artist and moreover this is where the Ngo Dog river runs through three caves. It is considered to be the second best stunning kast limestone mountain panorama after HaLong bay in Quang Ninh province. After boating for 2 hours on the Ngo Dong river we continue our trip to Thai Vi Confucius temple, here you will hear the true story of our legendary king who defeated Genghis Khan in 13th century. Lunch will wait for us in a local restaurant with specialities of Ninh Binh. In the afternoon we’ll take a relaxing stroll around the mountain in Bich Dong (means the Peal Cave) area. If you’re lucky you can see a group of monkey's playing and hanging on the green limestone mountains around here. A visit to Bich Dong pagoda makes you feel free and relaxed as Buddhism spirits were found here hundred years ago.

 

Transportation: Private motorbike driver and guide

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Air-conditioned soft seat on the train

What’s included?

  • Pick up from your hotel in the old quarter, Hanoi
  • Transfer by A/C car to Tam Coc
  • Transfer by train from Ninh Binh to Hanoi
  • English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
  • Biking trip on day 2
  • Lunch on arrival on day 1, breakfast and lunch on day 2
  • Overnight in a bungalow at a wondeful location at the River
  • All entree fees
  • All indicated in our itinerary

What’s excluded?

  • All other beverages and travel insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • All not indicated in our itinerary

What do I need to bring?

  • Booking Invoice from us
  • Valid Passport with valid visa
  • Cash for personal expense

What do I need to know?

During the period March to November it will good to pack a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March is advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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