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NINH BINH - OFF THE BEATEN PATH 2D1N (PRIVATE TOUR)

You’ll be joining a bus ride to Ninh Binh, around 100 kilometers from Hanoi, which will take around 90 minutes. On arrival in Ninh Binh your special transportation awaits! Our Jeep driver will take you on a scenic drive of around 9km to your waterfront bungalo... View more
Travel Styles: Honeymoon Tours , Adventure Tours
Destinations: Ninh Binh, Van Long Nature Reserve, Cuc Phuong National Park
Duration: 2 Days and 1 Night
3.657.000,00 ₫
3.082.000,00 ₫

Day 1 : NINH BINH - BIKING TO THE COUNTRYSIDE (Lunch)

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Your guide for today will warmly welcome you at your hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi in between 7.45 and 8.30am. You’ll be joining a bus ride to Ninh Binh, around 100 kilometers from Hanoi, which will take around 90 minutes. On arrival in Ninh Binh your special transportation awaits! Our Jeep driver will take you on a scenic drive of around 9km to your waterfront bungalow. It is a truly unique location, on the edge of the Tam Coc River and right in the middle of the Karst Mountains.

After check-in you’ll have some time to relax and have lunch.

In the afternoon, at around 2pm, we’ve arranged a beautiful bike ride through the area. We ride through rice fields and the scenery on the way is just fantastic!

We will visit traditional local businesses to give you the best inside about real local life here. We’ll visit a textile factory, a family that produces traditional tofu, a cement pottery, a brick factory, the village pagoda and school.

At around 5pm we will be back at your bungalow. The further evening is at your own interpretation.

Transportation: A/C (mini) bus to Ninh Binh. Jeep ride to bungalow.

Meals: Lunch

Accommodation: Waterfront Bungalow

Guide: English-speaking tour guide

Day 2 : NINH BINH - MOTORBIKE TRIP TO VAN LONG NATURE RESERVE & CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK (Breakfast & Lunch)

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Itinerary Details Day 2: Ninh Binh - Van Long Nature Reserve – Cuc Phuong National Park – Ha Noi

Van Long Nature Reserve is not only a natural reserve of wetlands but also of cultural relics. Van Long is legendary, a beautiful area and the largest natural reserve of wetlands. Relax, sit back and enjoy, when sitting on your local rowing boat and take in the natural beauty of spectacular mountain ranges that create a natural wall surrounded the vast expanse of water.

Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong is the oldest National Park in Vietnam. Cuc Phuong boasts an engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent Limestone Mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill-tribe. Covered in a dense forest, this landscape forms the habitat for some of Asia's rarest animal and plant species.

7.30 After breakfast (and check-out) we start our motorbike tour with a 1-hour drive to Van Long NR.

8.20 We start the 1 hour boat ride in Van Long NR

9.30 We head on and take country side roads towards Cuc Phuong National Park. There are plenty opportunities for photo stops.

11:00 We arrive at the parks center (Bong) to enjoy an early lunch at 11.30am before we start trekking to the 1000-year-old tree.

14:00 We return to the gate of the National Park to visit the endangered primate rescue center for about 30 minutes.

15:10 We end our visit and start driving back to Ninh Binh. Your driver will drop you off at the train station for your journey back to Hanoi. The train is scheduled for 5.30pm and will arrive in Hanoi at 7pm.

 

Transportation: Private motorbike driver and guide

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Air-conditioned soft seat on the train

Price per person in USD 

1 Pax 2 Pax
$194 $134

What’s included?

  • Pick up from your hotel in the old quarter, Hanoi
  • Transfer by A/C modern (mini) bus to Ninh Binh
  • Transfer by A/C modern (mini) bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi
  • Pick up service from Ninh Binh by Jeep
  • English speaking guide for the duration of the trip
  • Biking trip on day 1
  • Motorbike tour on day 2
  • Lunch on arrival on day 1, breakfast & lunch on day 2
  • 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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