Halong Bay On Land in Vietnam is a tourist destination including the World Natural and Cultural Heritage listed by UNESCO. This Heritage is located in Ninh Binh province in north of the country. Many monuments and landscapes have also been added by the Vietnamese government to the list of particularly important National Heritage, such as the destination of Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Bai Dinh Pagoda, the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, the eco – spiritual region of Trang An… belonging to the Halong Bay On Land.

Tour Highlights :

  • Small group tour with maximum personal experience .
  • High quality transfer service with latest morden A/C shuttle (Business-class D-car limousine or Luxury model of Ford Transit )
  • Home-lunch with local family to learn the village culture through their cuisine and daily activities.
  • Widen your knowledge of Vietnam history at King Dinh and King Le temple, the two great heroes of the nation who lived in the 10th century in Hoa Lu which was chosen as the first capital of Vietnam independent feudal kingdom.
  • Discover Tam Coc – the “Halong Bay on land” on sampan boat rowed by local people. Dropped yourself between the picturesque landscape of limestone mountain and rice field along the river.
  • Unique and unforgetable biking route passing through villages, ricefields and karst moutant on a high quality sport bikes.


Deluxe (9 people/group)62 $/person
Luxury (7 people/group & luxury van)67 $/person
DEPARTURE TIMEPlease stay at hotel’s lobby around 7:15 – 7:45 Am
RETURN TIMEApproximately 6:30 PM the day after
WEARComfortable clothing with shoes or flip flop (for climbing up), hat, umbrella.
English speaking guideSet menu lunch and dinner
Entrance feeFull transfers by shuttle bus (with A/C, purified bottled water, wet tissue)
Personal expense

Children policies:

  • A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing bed with parents.
  • A group with 2 adults & children: One child under 5 years old is FOC, the other children under 5 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
  • Children from 5 to under 9 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate.
  • Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rate.
    100% adult ticket will be charged for 2nd child

All rates are in US$ per person.

The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.

Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.

07:15– 07:45 Pick up from your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter and departure to Ninh Binh by comfortable transfer.

09:00: Have a short break for relaxing at a stop-over in Dong Van, Ha Nam province.

10:00: Arrive Tam Coc area. Start the journey by visiting a local family in Tam Coc. They are a traditional Vietnamese family with three generations living together. Here you will get the chance to see the house architecture and their daily life and their handicraft job of making traditional embroidery.

  • Option 1: You will take a bike and start riding to explore the rice fields and limestone mountains for about 1 hour with an 8 km unique route. Animal Cart or Motorbike is available for those who can’t ride bike or want to try different verson. ( with extra charge )
  • Option 2: Learn the traditional embroidery with the host family.

11:30 Come back to the host family to enjoy a special lunch prepared by the home chef with the local cuisine featuring the yin-yang balance of the Asian culture. After lunch, a break with a cup of Vietnam green tea or coffee will be served before you continue the journey of discovery Tam Coc- the “Halong Bay on land”

13:30 Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 2 hours.  Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc is the name of the limestone caves area stretching along Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy and the sight of some temples along the way. If traveling during harvest season, you may have chances to see the yellow rice carpet along the river banks.

15:30 Arrive at Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century, visit the temple of King Dinh. Under the introduction of our local guide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history. Hoa Lu existed as the capital of Vietnam for 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, when country named Dai Co Viet.

16:30 Leave Hoa Lu and drive straight back to Hanoi.

18:30 Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to your hotel or private address in Hanoi Old Quarter. Trip ends.

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