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Address: Ninh Binh, Ninh Binh 400000, Vietnam
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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US$99.00*
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Ninh Binh and Ancient Hoa Lu Temples Tour from Hanoi
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Hanoi - Hoa Lu Ancient Capital - Tam Coc Full Day
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Private Tour: Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Boat and Bike Day Trip from Hanoi

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Touristy but beautiful boat trip

It was touristy yes, but a beautiful boat trip through the stunning limestone karts and their caves. Took about 1.5 hours in total, you buy your ticket and boat ticket from a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth a trip out by foot or bike. Amazing view and good for pictures. One thing if you take a bike or motorbike just before you head in, guys in "security uniforms" will try to hail you over and charge you for parking. Don't stop there's free parking inside the gates.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Its REALLY REALLY BUSY. Maybe because it is still consider Tet month but there are a lot of tourists. If you have the chance a bike ride along the rice patty fields and the limestone mountains. The boats are kind of neat to go on but our rower was unpleasant, pushy and kept on harassing us for a tip (we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Me and my girlfriend were tossing up between doing a boat ride in Tam Coc, Trang An and Van Long. In the end we chose Tam Coc because it was much closer than Van Long and ended up being much quieter than Trang An. We paid 100,000VND for the boat, 80,000VND per person and gave our driver an 80,000VND tip.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An incredible experience! This has to rank up there at the top. Amazing 6km through the karsts and through three caves - rowed by someone using only their feet. Spectacular scenery. We got there for 8am as we had heard the crowds could get bad - we were the first on the river (so no-one in front when we were... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was touristy yes, but a beautiful boat trip through the stunning limestone karts and their caves. Took about 1.5 hours in total, you buy your ticket and boat ticket from a cashier at the boat dock, can't miss it. Think the entrance was 200k and boat 150k for the whole boat (2 foreigners per boat although we saw whole... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very pretty and nice to take a boat down the river. The boat takes you through 3 very small caves. You can take some great pictures with all the locals and boat rowers in their hats and bright colours, especially when they row with their feet!! Only downside is the sellers in their boats who are super pushy but... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We DID NOT do the Tam Coc boat tour because it was very crowded at that time (Tet holiday) but we did find a very good alternative... If you drive 2/3 km further on the road towards the Bich Dong temple and you will find a little river at your right hand side with the same boats as in Tam... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its wonderful place to visit when you travel in Ninhbinh consist with Trang An Gottens an Bai Dinh Pagoda.

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Thank Hung N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fun way to spend the day if you have the time, but don't expect much frills. Main Points: Very touristy (no locals), get to see two temples (which are very run down and not overly interesting), many hours spent on a bus, but very beautifully scenic. Things to pack/bring for the day: If it's not summer, a light sweater... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful bike and boat tour through the back roads of Ninh Binh province. Outstanding scenery. So peaceful and quiet. Hard to believe it is real.

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