Pick up by bus at your hotel. Meet your tour guide depart and introduce the group. Depart for Hoa Lu in Ninh Binh
. It will take around 2 hours to drive from Hanoi to Ninh Binh, with a short break about 15 minutes on the way.
Arrive in Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
dating back to the 11th century. Visit temples of King Dinh and King Le and listen to historical stories. Then we cycle through the breathtaking rice fields. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (on your own account).
In the afternoon, drive to Van Long Nature Reserve
. Get on a bamboo boat to explore beautiful natural area, enjoy spectacular scenery and the rural life of the locals. This tranquil reserve comprises a reedy wetland that`s popular with bird-watchers. Among the bird species that have been spotted here are the rare black-faced spoonbill, cotton pygmy goose and white-browed crake. Van Long is also one of the last wild refuges of the endangered Delacour`s langur, partly because the wetlands keep predators and poachers at bay.
After boat trip, get on bus and our driver will take you back to Hanoi.
When arrive in Hanoi, you will be dropped-off at your hotel. Tour ends.
At least 2 people are required for running this tour. Please dress modestly for the temple visit.