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Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day Tour: Small Group Tour & Buffet Lunch provided by Swallow Travel

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    Ninh Binh Tours
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    10.30-11.00: You will reach Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh. In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long –present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history. 12:00: Today you will enjoy buffet lunch at local restaurant in Tam Coc named Duc Tuan restaurant. The food is served with Asian stype, local dishes, organic vegetable. The Duc Tuan is located on the river overview Tam Coc, you can enjoy the view of overal riverside until you finish your lunch 13:30: After finishing your lunch, you will be taking the rowing boat at Tam Coc Harbour. Arranged by local people here, the boat is rowed by both hand and legs. The boat will take you to 3 specular caves with hundreds of limestones on the way. If you travel during harvest season, you will see many terrace rice fields in golden colours. The boat rowing will be in around 2 hours. Not only you could see the peaceful scenery of mountain, rice paddy fields, temples, you also have chances to learn about local people cultures on their daily life. When you return to the dock, take a short break before cycling for approximately 45 minutes along country lanes to enjoy the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields and discover the real countryside of Vietnam( about 5km for return way) (if you don't want to bike you can enjoy a cup of tea in a local restaurant or visit a local market by yourself) - Optional activities: Buffalow rides 16:00: Leave Tam Coc and go back to Hanoi.
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Duration
10h
Inclusions
  • • English speaking tour guide
  • • Entrance fees & Mineral water bottles
  • • Buffet lunch
  • • Riding bicycle
  • • Boat trip on the river
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Ninh Binh Tours
Exclusions
  • • Beverages, Tips( not compulsory), and Personal Expenses
  • • Other things are not mentioned clearly in the packages
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • When you visit any temples, you should wear long pants or short under the knees and a T-shirt. It is respectful to cover your knees and your shoulders.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Luke H wrote a review Dec 2019
Wollongong, Australia3 contributions1 helpful vote
Awesome guide and driver, lots of good information, lots of laughs, would definitely recommend this tour
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from rubyle88, Manager at Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day Tour: Small Group Tour & Buffet Lunch
Responded 20 Apr 2020
Dear Luke, On behalf of Swallow Travel, I would like to say thank you for your feedback. It will help us improve our services. We do hope to have a chance to organize tour for you in the soonest future. Best regards, Swallow Travel Team.
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Nathan H wrote a review Nov 2019
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Overall this trip was very good, the temples were a bit under whelming at the start of the trip, while picturesque they are some what smaller then I imagined and are just small out buildings with statues of previous kings and family in them, nether the less an informative part
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Response from rubyle88, Manager at Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day Tour: Small Group Tour & Buffet Lunch
Responded 20 Apr 2020
Dear Sir/Madam, On behalf of Swallow Travel, I would like to say thank you for your feedback. It will help us improve our services. We do hope to have a chance to organize tour for you in the soonest future. Best regards, Swallow Travel Team.
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John nguyen wrote a review Oct 2019
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My partner and I had a wonderful time on our recent tour to Hoa Lu tam coc. We were picked up promptly in the morning and met awesome friend tour guide, Sam. She is funny and light hearted throughout the day. She made the trip memorable one. We enjoyed relaxing day at the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from thuong0403, Manager at Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day Tour: Small Group Tour & Buffet Lunch
Responded 12 Nov 2019
Dear Long, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are so glad to hear that you are satisfied with our service and assistance. It is our pleasure to serve you and your feedback will help us improve our services. We are looking forward to serving you again! Best Regards, Swallow Travel
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Sunday wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
At the beginning, I wanted to book Trang An and Mua Cave. But my dad and mom didn't wanr to hike up the cave. So I booked this one. And it was a fantastic day trip!!! The scenery is gorgeous. The services is excellent!!!! After this trip, I also booked a private Hanoi day trip
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Response from thuong0403, Manager at Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day Tour: Small Group Tour & Buffet Lunch
Responded 12 Nov 2019
Dear Notsolazysunday, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Swallow Travel. How wonderful to hear your enjoyed the tour wish us. We do hope to have a chance to organize tour for you in the future. Thank you very much for your recommendation and support. Best Regards, Swallow Travel Team
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Fiona L wrote a review Oct 2019
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One of the less crowded and popular tourist places in Hanoi but still an unforgettable trip. We started this tour with visiting some temples. The temples were pretty cool as our guide explained the history. ***For females, you aren't allowed to wear short skirts/shorts so you
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from thuong0403, Manager at Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day Tour: Small Group Tour & Buffet Lunch
Responded 12 Nov 2019
Dear Fiona, On behalf of Swallow Travel, I would like to say thank you for your feedback. It will help us improve our services. We do hope to have a chance to organize tour for you in the soonest future. Best regards, Swallow Travel Team.
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