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Small Group Tour From Hanoi to Ninh Binh: Hoa Lu -Trang An by Boat and Bike

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Explore the exquisite Vietnamese countryside by bike and by boat on this small-group tour from Hanoi. Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, home to the first emperor of Vietnam, Dinh Bo Linh. Following your guide, enjoy a leisurely bike ride along gorgeous back roads and through picturesque rice fields. After lunch at a local restaurant (included), cruise the waterways of Tam Coc in a traditional wooden rowboat and take in the spectacular scenery dotted with limestone karsts.
  • Bike and boat tour of the Ninh Binh countryside
  • Escape Hanoi in favor of rural tranquility
  • Receive your guide’s personalized attention in a small group limited to 12
  • Access places via bike that traditional tour vehicles can't
What to Expect
Your tour begins with a transfer from Hanoi in an air-conditioned coach. During the journey, your guide reveals little-known information about Vietnam’s first emperor, Dinh Bo Linh. On arrival in the countryside, you’ll get to grips with your bike and set off at a leisurely pace past winding streams and typical Vietnamese landscapes.
Following a break for lunch, you’ll board a traditional wooden rowboat and explore the waterways of Tam Coc, where photo opportunities abound. At the conclusion of the cruise, you’ll be transferred back to your original departure point in Hanoi.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No one else booked the trip today - so I had Lee as my personal guide.. he was informative and entertaining - the lunch was superb andhis timing of arriving at the boats before the crowds was impeccable - I was back around 4pm -...More

1  Thank Aussie-in-nz
Reviewed 1 April 2019

Cuong was the best tour guide for our Bike and Boat Tour. He promptly met us in the front of the Opera House. Cuong went out of his way to make sure that we experienced the countryside and the lifestyle of the Vietnamese people. We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Went on a small group tour of Ninh Binh with Chinh as our guide. The tour ran smoothly and we got to see Ninh Binh at a leisurely pace. Bicycling through the countryside made me fall in love with Ninh Binh and the beauty of...More

1  Thank Gluck123
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic day with a good balance of activity, history and relaxation. The day began with a warm greeting from our tour guide Tuan, who informed us that we were the only people on the tour for the day. The drive to Ninh Binh...More

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Michael_UAVN, Manager at Hanoi Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much Richard. This is by far one of my most memorable and favorite tour. Really shows a side of Hanoi that you would not be able to see. Also the bike ride through the mountain part is just simply breathtaking. Thank you...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Weather was perfect. Tuan was very insightful and accommodating. Couldn't recommend this tour enough. I would provide a photo but it just wouldn't do it justice! Have to see for yourselfMore

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Michael_UAVN, Manager at Hanoi Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you so much John. Ninh Binh is a beautiful area and also has the nickname of Inland Halong Bay. Quite deserving of that name don't you agree? The beauty that Ninh Binh offers is absolutely amazing. Thank you for choosing Urban Adventures, we hope...More

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7 November 2018|
Response from Spangieuk | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would say that it would be suitable, although I am not sure that they would do child size bikes. At the very beginning you are riding on the road (not crazy traffic though) so your child would need to be road aware and... More
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