07:30-8:00: Pick up
Tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel, Use the expressway to Ninh Binh.
10.00: Reach Ninh Binh
The first stop is Tam Coc town. Stay at Chez Loan. To take the bikes for local discover.
10.15-12:00PM: Discover the locals on BIKES (optional)
We start to visit Tam Coc Bich Dong, local village by bike, nearly 1.5 hours. There will be 3 stopovers in the bike ride:
The first is visiting Bich Dong Pagoda, an ancient pagoda
The second stop is the Dam Khe local village, located in the middle of the village, to have a vivid image of life style in here.
The third stop is an outdoor museum (Co Vien Lau). This is a complete complex of an ancient village of Vietnamese with real houses.
12.15: Lunch and relax time
Returning to Chez Loan Restaurant for lunch, relax or play some billiard set. Chez Loan restaurant is characterized by French-Vietnamese culture that was recommended on tripadvisor.com. At the meal, guests will have chance enjoy a specialties of Ninh Binh that is goat meat, rolled with some herbs.
13.00-14.45: Discover Tam Coc on a rowed boat
After lunch and rest, start cruising on Tam Coc in nearly 2 hours. The hand-rowed boats will take visitors between rice fields, through three water caves (Hang Ca, Hang Hai, Hang Ba). This is where visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature here, enjoy the peaceful ambience of countryside.
15.00: Move to Trang An-Hoa Lu land
Visitors will say goodbye Tam Coc to move to the historical land of Trang An Hoa Lu.
15.20: Coming to Trang An - Hoa Lu
Reaching Hoa Lu town where was the first capital of feudal nation Grande Viet located officially. Here you will visit two temples of the two kings (King Dinh and King Lee) who founded Vietnam 1000 years ago, before moving the capital to Thang Long (Hanoi today).
16.00: Tea break - Sun set hunting
Leaving Hoa Lu town, we will move to the Bamboo homestay that locates on a bank of river for a tea break. After the activities of today, visitors will be moved to a valley, located next to the river and rice paddies. Here you will have a relaxing time, enjoy the drinks while watching the sun downs. This is where visitors really enjoy themselves in the quiet living space, breathtaking the smells the countryside and immerse into the natural scenery here.
17.00: Leaving Hoa Lu land
Say goodbye Ninh Binh, we will return to Hanoi by expressway.
18.30-19.00: Hotel / Farewell
Back to hotel, end of trip to visit Ninh Binh in one day. We hope together with Genesis, you guys already enjoyed exploring the profound culture and history of this legendary land, as well as experience the beauty of nature here.