07:30 - 8:00: Pick up
Tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the expressway from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in comfort and time saving
10.00: Reach Ninh Binh
The first stop is Tam Coc town. Stay at Chez Loan, one of the most famous restaurants in Tam Coc. To take the bikes for local discover.
10.15 - 12:00: Discover the locals on BIKES (optional)
We start to visit Tam Coc – Bich Dong, local village by bike, nearly 1.5 hours. You will have the opportunity to experience the beautiful sceneries as well as the culture, the life style of the locals, the rice fields…There will be 3 stopovers in the bike ride:
The first is visiting Bich Dong Pagoda, an ancient pagoda located in the mountain cave, as known as The second greatest grotto in Northern (after Huong Pagoda).
The second stop is the Dam Khe local village, located in the middle of the village, to have a vivid image of life style in here.
The third stop is Vietnamese ancient village, such like an outdoor museum (Co Vien Lau). This is a complete complex of an ancient village of Vietnamese with real houses those were collected from all the countryside in the Gulf of Tonkin.
If you do not want to biking, our van will take you to go to destinations (missed some local sites).
12:15 - 13:15: Lunch and relax time
Returning to Chez Loan Restaurant for lunch, relax or play some billiard set. Chez Loan restaurant is characterized by French-Vietnamese culture that was recommended on tripadvisor.com. At the meal, guests will have chance enjoy a specialties of Ninh Binh that is goat meat, rolled with some herbs.
13:30 - 15:30: Discover historical land of Trang An on a rowed boat. Visit King Kong island
After lunch and rest, the van will take you to Trang An town, a new UNESCO world heritagewith complex of culture and nature sites. Start cruising on Trang An gondola in nearly 2 hours. The hand-rowed boats will take visitors go among rice fields, mountains, temples, caves…Trang An is one of the best gondola for boat rowing activities in Ninh Binh today. This is where visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature here, enjoy the peaceful ambience of countryside. Also, you will have chance to visit studio of King Kong: Skull island, a Hollywood outdoor stuido, take photos with ‘’ancient ethic people’’. This is must-do activity when you visit Ninh Binh town in a tour.
16:00: Leave Trang An town to move to Sunset valley, Hoa Lu land.
Visitors will say goodbye Trang An town to move Sunset valley. Reaching Sunset valley, to come to Bamboo homestay that locates on a bank of river in the small valley for a tea break time, coctail, beers…would be served. Here you will have a relaxing time, enjoy the drinks while watching the sun downs in the West. This is where visitors really enjoy themselves the quiet living ambience, breathtaking the smells the countryside and immerse into the natural scenery here. In here, you also have chance to hike around for photo hunting or play some billiard set….
17.00: Leaving Hoa Lu land
Say goodbye Ninh Binh, we will return to Hanoi by expressway.
18.30-19.00: Hotel / Farewell
Back to hotel, end of trip to visit Ninh Binh in one day. We hope together with Genesis, you guys already enjoyed exploring the profound culture and history of this legendary land, as well as experience the beauty of nature here.