Hoa lu – Tam coc full day
8:00am leave the hotel at Hanoi. About 10:30am arrive at Hoa Lu
Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then
Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12
years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai
Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In
1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day
Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have
been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh
Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know
more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese
11:30am leave Hoa Lu to Tam Coc at around 12:00pm. Having
lunch in Tam Coc in a local restaurant and enjoy lunch served with goat meat
which is famous as the local specialty .
1:30pm, 5 minute-walk to the boat station and start the
2hour-boat trip to visit Tam Coc. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc are
three limestone caves stretching along Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice
journey along the river with peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice
paddy and the site of some temples along the way from Hang Ca (first cave) to
Hang Hai (second cave) and Hang Ba (third cave).
4:00pm leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi
at 6:30pm. Finish unforgettable full day trip at your hotel in Hanoi!
Tour Cost included:
Meals as mentioned in the itineraries: Vietnamese food, Asian Food basic.
Private transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up
and drop-off at hotel.
Boat trip on Ngo Dong River rowing by local people.
English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
All entrance and sightseeing fees
All taxes & services charge.
Tour Cost Non Included:
Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural
calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any
accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
- Our hotels set the highest standard in every service from accommodation,
transfers, boat, food & beverage AND tour guide to ensure that you will
have a memorable trip.