Multi-day trip

Halong Bay and Ninh Binh 2-Day Cultural Tour

Activity provider: Asian Discovery Travel

Halong Bay and Ninh Binh 2-Day Cultural Tour

Activity provider: Asian Discovery Travel

From US$ 275 per person

On this 2-day tour, discover 2 famous places in Vietnam, Ha Long Bay and Ninh Binh. Enjoy a boat trip to visit Ha Long Bay and Tam Coc's three caves, explore the Hoa Lu ancient capital, try kayaking, and enjoy a biking tour.

About this activity

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the ancient capital Hoa Lu
  • Take boat trip along Ngo Dong river to visit Tam Coc's three caves
  • Take bicycle to bike to explore Ninh Binh countryside, Climb up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain to have amazing view
  • Join exciting cruise to visit Ha Long Bay and its beautiful caves
  • Playing Kayak or row in a bamboo boat
Full description

Day 1: Ha Noi – Hoa Lu – Mua Cave – Tam Coc – Ninh Binh

The bus will pick you up at your hotel in Ha Noi Old Quarter departure for Ninh Binh. It takes more or less 2,5 hours from Ha Noi to Ninh Binh. You will have a short break on the half way about 20 minutes.

Reach Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam. You will visit Dinh King temple and Le King temple in the 10th century, learning about the heroic histories of these two kings in the Chinese Wars. Have a lunch of Vietnamese cuisine.

Hop on the bus going to Tam Coc wharf. Then take the sampan and go along the Ngo Dong river to visit Tam Coc, exploring three different caves. Climb 500 stone steps, here you can see all the way to Tam Coc, enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the countryside and Ngo Dong river.

Proceed to your accommodation in Ninh Binh or Tam Coc. Dinner is served at the local restaurant, afterwards you can enjoy your evening.

Day 2: Tam Coc – Ninh Binh – Halong Bay

Have breakfast and then check-out of your hotel. Arrive at Halong harbor just before midday, and enjoy a Vietnamese set menu lunch while cruising through the most beautiful Islets on Halong bay such as Dog Islet, Incense burner Islet, and Fighting Cock Islet.

Visit Sung Sot Cave (The surprising cave). Then you can take part in optional kayaking or bamboo rowing boat. Or you can relax on the big boat if you prefer to have more free time by yourself.

Next, visit Titop Island. From here, you can trek up to the peak for taking photos with a panoramic view of Ha Long bay. Finally, cruise back to the harbor for the transfer back to Hanoi in the late evening.

Includes
  • Pick up and transfer by air-conditioned modern car, van/ bus
  • Share boat trip in Halong bay
  • Fully furnished deluxe en-suite room at homestay, bungalow or hotel in Ninh Binh
  • Sightseeing and entrance fee as per itinerary
  • English-speaking guide to visit Ninh Binh and Halong bay
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Kayaking (40 minutes to 1 hour)
  • Rowing sampan boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Biking around Ninh Binh countryside
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Please note, the tour itinerary and schedules are subject to change without notice, depending on the weather and operating conditions
  • Customers should provide hotel name and address in the Hoan Kiem district for pick-up arrangements
  • Customers staying outside Ha Noi Old Quarter in the Hoan Kiem district will need to make their way to a meeting point
  • If you are vegetarian or have any special food requirements, please specify during booking
  • Mobility-restricted guests are unable to partake in water sport activities on the boat

Product ID: 170379