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Located in Ninh Binh province 100 km southeast of Hanoi, Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most picturesque spots in all of the north. For 41 years, from 968 to 1009 CE, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam. Nearby Tam Coc is often referred to...more
We came to Tam Coc, and stayed in Tam Coc for 3 nights in the hope we would be able to do the lake tour and enjoy the area.
In the end, we decided not to do the tour after hearing about so many horror...More
Great river journey, except for all of the ladies in boats attempting to market your items at the end. Gets somewhat crowded occasionally because of day trippers originating from Hanoi however excellent. The mountains, the below the ground river, passing through one cave to another,...More
If you are into being held up for money this is the tour for you. We did this tour as part of our day trip to ninh binh. Its a shame such a nice place was ruined by the rudeness of the boat drivers. Half...More
Beautiful scenery however the man who was rowing on our boat stopped just before we got back to shore and changed over to an old lady. He asked for a tip which was expected because he rowed us probably 5.5km but we had also bought...More
After a wonderful 3 hours at Trang An, on the same kind of boats, in more beautiful settings, with more caves, and the opportunity to explore temples at the same time, we were left wondering why anyone bothered with Tam Coc? It was so much...More
Explore the grottoes of Tam Coc and marvel at the flooded cave karst system and mountain pagodas. Climb aboard a sampan boat to reach the grottoes. Soak up the beautiful scenery from the saddle of a bike as you cycle past the lush paddy fields....More
A lovely town where there are a good amount of tourists, ie, there are a few to make it interesting, but not too many to spoil the peaceful ambiance. A number of Vietnamese holiday here which is why we chose to travel here. We jumped...More
Nice day trip from Hanoi. The drive was a couple hours away. Extra with traffic. Our tour included lunch, a boat ride on tam coc, and a bike tour of the surrounding village for only $40. The river is a pretty cool spot. Someone rows...More