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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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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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Beautiful and quite place

When you arrival in Van Lam boat station getting on bamboo boat trip for one and half hours enjoying very beautiful scenery and wonderful experience. Passing through water way... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

When you arrival in Van Lam boat station getting on bamboo boat trip for one and half hours enjoying very beautiful scenery and wonderful experience. Passing through water way ( called Ngo Dong river ) and captured the farmer worked and rice field...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I didn't go on the boat ride here as I took advise of fellow TA reviewers about the conduct of rowers. My tour guide also recommended that it's better to go on the boat ride in Trang Ang. Rented a bicycle and rode round the beautiful valley surrounding Tam Coc. The best photo op in the valley. We took the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A unique experience riding along the river between the amazing limestone mountains. We visited the Ninh Binh area on a private motorcycle tour and had a wonderful time. We were taken to TamCoc, Mua Caves, the old capital, driven through rice patties, saw Water Buffalo, ducks, talked to an old fisherman. This was the highlight of our 9 day Vietnam... More 

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Thank Eric C
Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Taking boat trip for more less 2 hours is wonderful experience. Passing through wet land (Ngo Dong river??) and captured the farmer worked on the field was great. We went by 3 caves thank to the local lady, very nice one. The only disappointed thing is some one took your pictures then try to sell your photos at very high... More 

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Thank dost8384
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Relaxed boattrip around the area and through a lot of caves. Really cool scenery. Take the tour from trang an, much less tourists.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tam Coc is a awesome little town getting away from the big city of hanoi. There is great scenery and I highly recommend it

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Thank Shon C
Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pushy vendors. But the view is worth it. The lady that takes pictures is very competent! A bit pricey. Overall good experience. Rent a bike and visit the area

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...rice paddies are finished. Scenery and caves, while nice, are probably not worth a dedicated trip without the paddies.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed early (7am) to the boats to see the sights in serenity and gain some nice photos and it worked a treat. The scenery is beautiful throughout the 2 hour paddle. BUT: As you turn around to head back into Tam Coc township, your boat stops and allows another boat with a vendor selling junk food, fruit, drinks and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just 2 hours drive from Hanoi and you can submerge yourself in a surreal scenery. There are several attractions, including a national park, some historical sites and religious sites nearby. You can make it a day trip from Hanoi or a long stay from 7-10 days without getting bored.

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