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Local Life - Discover Legend Ninh Binh from Hanoi

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US$ 85.00
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What to Expect
Experience the outstanding natural beauty and iconic history of Ninh Binh in this full-day tour. After collection from the Hanoi hotel, enjoy a scenic drive to an area of natural beauty, often referred to as ‘Ha Long Bay on land’. Once there, meander lazily down the tranquil Ngo Dong river - pass kayakers and daredevil swimmers en route to the ancient Tam Coc or ‘Three Caves’. Gaze in awe as foliage-topped limestone cliffs loom magnificently over the tranquil waters – don’t forget to take a camera to this stunning natural wonder.

Disembark the vessel and take a short trek to experience the quiet beauty of Thai Vi temple. Built in 1258 by King Tran Thai Tong to worship Buddha and the three saints, this stunning example of ancient architecture has an undeniable air of peace and tranquility. Constructed from monolithic greenstone and boasting unique features such as pagodas, stone carvings and more, Thai Vi is a place that will not be easily forgotten. After time to explore and unwind, walk through electric green rice paddies to a secluded local restaurant surrounded by limestone mountains and lakes to enjoy a selection of local delicacies.

Once sated, continue the exploration of these magical lands. Walk to the village of Van Lam Hamlet, known for its traditional lace embroidery practices. Meet with smiling locals and hear how they preserve this 700-year-old craft in modern times. Come away with a small embroidery gift and transfer back to Hanoi with wonderful memories of this special place.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Time
8:00 AM
  • Transportation as program
  • Fluent and good English speaking guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant with beautiful view
  • Visit to local embroidery workshop
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa
  • Drinks during lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel located centrally in Hanoi from 7.30 AM – 8.15 AM
  • For pick up and drop off at hotels not at center, a surcharge is applicable
  • Please bring a hat / raincoat and be prepared for rainy season or high temperatures during summer season
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Key Details
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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