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Private Full Day Tam Coc, Cuc Phuong National Park W/ Lunch

1. Private Full Day Tam Coc, Cuc Phuong National Park W/ Lunch

Arrive at Tam Coc and take the sampan that goes along the Ngo Dong River to visit three different caves. After you finish visiting Tam Coc, bike around the Tam Coc area and enjoy a Vietnamese tea break. Next, enjoy a lunch of Vietnamese cuisine. Then get back into your private car and continue on towards Cuc Phuong National Park to visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Center. The primate center was established in 1993 with the help of the Frankfurt Zoological Society. Afterwards, visit the cave of Early Man. It is one of the nice cave in this forest, then going to visit some symbal old trees of Cuc Phuong National Park.

From Hanoi: Ninh Binh & Cuc Phuong National Park 2-Day Tour

2. From Hanoi: Ninh Binh & Cuc Phuong National Park 2-Day Tour

Get back to nature on a guided tour of Vietnam's first national park and marvel at the lush landscape of the Red River Delta. Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu and see the amazing pagoda temples of Bai Dinh. Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh Province – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (L, D) Depart Hanoi and relax on the 2.5-hour journey to Ninh Binh, where you will check into your homestay before a lunch of local food. Then, explore the ancient capital of Hoa Lu before continuing to Tam Coc to row around the rice fields by boat. Marvel at the caves and Bich Dong pagoda temples among the limestone mountains. Take a bike tour of the village to experience the sights and sounds of everyday life, before dinner at your homestay. Day 2: Cuc Phuong National Park – Hanoi (B, L) Get back to nature on a morning drive to Cuc Phuong National Park via a prehistoric cave. Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Center before taking a guided walk with lunch inside the park. Return to Hanoi and get dropped off at your hotel on arrival.

Hoa Lu-Mua Cave-Tam Coc-Bich Dong-Thung Nham National Park

3. Hoa Lu-Mua Cave-Tam Coc-Bich Dong-Thung Nham National Park

On day one you will be picked up from your hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM and head to Hoa Lu arriving shortly after 10:00 AM. You will explore Hoa Lu the ancient capital of Dai Co Viet before heading off to see Mua Cave where you will enjoy breathtaking panoramic mountain views. You will then visit a local bungalow to enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch. After lunch you will go on a sampan boat ride in Tam Coc, passing through three caves: Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba. In the mid-afternoon, you will go on a bike ride through the rice fields and villages. Then enjoy a swim and sunset party with tea and fruits before checking into your homestay. Once you have checked in you will have dinner and then have free time in the evening. On day two you will start your day at 7:30 with breakfast and depart for the Bich Dong Pagoda at 9:00 AM. Once you arrive at the Pagoda you will climb up the 200 steps to explore it. After you visit the pagoda you will head to Thung Nham National Park where you will have lunch before exploring the magnificent caves found in the park. Later enjoy a sampan boat ride to see the bird park. At 4:30 PM you will leave Ninh Binh for Hanoi arriving back in Hanoi at 6:30 PM.

From Hanoi: Guided Day Trip to Halong Bay with Boat Cruise

4. From Hanoi: Guided Day Trip to Halong Bay with Boat Cruise

Full Day Explore Ha Long Bay - Highlight Destination - Cave - Kayaking - Beach - Swimming 08h30:8:30: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Ha Long City through the green fields in the Red River Delta. 12h00: Embark at Ha Long wharf – Break and photography time 12h10: Boat Cruises on Halong, enjoy a welcoming drink and cruise briefing. 12h30: Have lunch while cruising in Ha Long Bay, admiring the fascinating rock formations in the bay. 13h30: Transfer by tender to Sung Sot cave. Our tour guide will take you to a huge cave with many interesting stalactite and stalagmite in different amazing shapes …. After about half an hour visiting, you will go back to tender and return to the boat. Then return to cruise for your leisure or join sunbathing 14h45: Discovery Luon Cave by kayaking, the most beautiful destination for kayaking in Halong Bay. Enjoying about a hour kayaking to Luon cave then back to cruise and continue to Titov hiking or swimming beach here. 15h45: Swimming on the beach. Trekking Titop peak for taking photos with panoramic view of the bay 16h30: Enjoy Sunset party on Boat with Red wine, French fried, cakes, Fruits.. 17h45-18:00: Back to Ha Long harbour. 20h00-20:30: You will arrived Hanoi hotel and shuttle bus will drop off all around Hanoi Old Quarter or meeting point End of the trip.

Ninh Binh: 2-Day Excursion with Guide and Activities

5. Ninh Binh: 2-Day Excursion with Guide and Activities

Option 1: Day 1: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Mua cave Day 2: Bai Dinh – Trang An Option 2: Day 1: Hoa Lu - Trang An/Tam Coc – Mua cave Day 2: Bich Dong pagoda, Thai Vi temple – Thung Nham Bird Valley Morning: Have breakfast at Hotel/ Bungalow then be ready for the trip 08h30: Get picked up by our friendly guide then cycle to visit the Thai Vi temple and Bich Dong pagoda (the second most beautiful cave in Viet Nam) 11h30: Check out and have lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as goat meat, fish, spring roll, fried rice… Vegetarian foods are always available at the lunch 13h00: Continue to Thung Nham Bird Valley. Get on a small sampan to discover Hang But (Buddhist Cave), about 500m in length, a magical view of the stalactites and stalagmites, and see a big Buddha-shaped stalactite sitting beside an underground river, as well as visit an orchard of tropical fruits in this area. The best time for the bird park in the afternoon, sit quietly on a boat and slowly paddle through Thung Chim (Thung Nham), discover the most features of this area with more than 4,000 birds of 40 species flying to inhabit every day. Your best chance to take nice photos and immerse yourself in the wild and nature. 16h00: Get on the bus to return to Hanoi 18h30: Get dropped off at hotel in Hanoi Option 3: Day 1: Hoa Lu - Tam Coc/Trang An - Mua cave Day 2: Cuc Phuong National Park Cuc Phuong National Park belongs to Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh province, which is bounded by three provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh, and, Thanh Hoa province. It is far about 100 kilometers from Hanoi to the southwest. Cuc Phuong national park is the first national park in Vietnam, established in July 1962. Cuc Phuong National Park has a population of abundant flora and fauna. 08h30: Have breakfast and be ready for Cuc Phuong National Park. 09h30: We will firstly visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre - a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, breeding, research, and conservation of endangered primates, and to the protection of their habitats. 12h00: Have lunch in the restaurant with the local foods. Continue taking a short trek into the National Park for sightseeing and learn more about the fauna and flora in this oldest forest of Vietnam. Back to the Park Centre visit the “Cave of Early Man”. 16h00: Take the Limousine Bus back to Ha Noi 18h30: Arrive Back to Ha Noi and get dropped at the hotel

Visit Cuc Phuong National Park: Day Trip From Ha Noi

6. Visit Cuc Phuong National Park: Day Trip From Ha Noi

Begin the day nice and early with an 08:00 pick-up from your residence in Ha Noi and depart directly for the beautiful Cuc Phuong National Park, the first national park in all of Vietnam. Relax in a new air-conditioned vehicle during the comfortable 2.5-hour drive to the park and enjoy the scenic views of the Vietnamese countryside. Once at Cuc Phuong, pay a visit to the Endangered Primate Rescue Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, breeding, research, and conservation of endangered primates as well as the protection of their habitats.  Around midday, enjoy a leisurely lunch and then continue further into the pristine park. Visit the 7,000-year-old Cave of Early Man and then begin a long and steady trek through the lush forest to discover the diverse floras and faunas of the region. Make short stops at Cho Chi, the oldest tree in the forest, and various picturesque streams and waterfalls for a few photographs before you begin your journey back to Ha Noi.

Hanoi: Cycling, Cooking Class, & Thai Vi Temple Day Tour

7. Hanoi: Cycling, Cooking Class, & Thai Vi Temple Day Tour

Full Day Tour - Luxury Trang An-Hoa Lu-Cycling Rural Villges - Thai Vi Temple-Cooking Class 07.15- 07.45: Authentic Ninh Binh Team will Pick up you from your hotel stay or airBnB or residence, homye stay as your provide us on the booking 09.10: We have a short break on the half way for you have rest room or enjoy some tea or coffee 10,00: You will arrive to Ninh Hai village located near Tam Coc where you start your visiting and discover the beautiful of the area, when we arrive will get mountain bike and start your cycling to discover the rural villages to see how of the local people live and see their culture. Out tour guide will lead you to cycling through the narrow alley and special unique countryside road where a litlle tourist know or see of the area 10.30: Our tour quide will take you to visit a local family and you will have change to see the daily life and learn about their culture after visit local family you will cycling through Tam Coc Valley where you see AMAZING landscape with beautiful Nature and all limestone mountain look amazing the area call Halong On Land 11.00: Visit Thai Vi temple where dedicated Tran dynasty, and temple was built by King Tran Thai Tong in 1258 11.30: We heading to our local home restaurant for Cooking Class lesson, Then we have lunch after Cooking Class lesson 13.20 Get on the van take you to Tranq An harbors for the bamboo Boat trip to visit the AMAZING Landscape call Halong on land, Board the sampan boats (2 to 4 people share a boat) traditional sampan gently roweddown the exquisite river through numerous caves; Hang Toi (Dack) cave, 320 meter long, Sang (Light) cave, 90 meter long, and Hang Nau Ruou (Cooking wine) cave, 250 meter long.…. Every passages bring new surprise of mystery hidden inside isolated valleys of tranquility that likely transformed to the other world and time. The fauna and flora is rich and a scene of a goat jumping from one cliff to the other is a common sight. 15.45: 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 quide, you will get to know more about the Vietnamese history. 16.20: Leave Ninh Binh and drive straight back to Hanoi. 18.30: Arrive in Hanoi, drop you back to your hotel or private address in Hanoi. Trip ends.

From Hanoi: Cuc Phuong National Park Tour with Lunch

8. From Hanoi: Cuc Phuong National Park Tour with Lunch

Morning Pick up at your hotel in Hanoi departure to Ninh Binh mountainous province. Visiting the Endangered Primate Rescue Center and Turtle conservation center where you can observe the rarest species of primate and turtles. visit to the Cave of Prehistoric Man, where human skeletons and stone tools dated to some 7.500 years old have been found. Having some Coffee drinks before walk along the path to inside the Park and see the 1000 year old tree.Having Lunch in the Local national Park Restaurant. This full day trip will help you discover the secret of naturally primitive rain forest, majestic botanical layers and Wild species of bird, primates, turtles will be highlights interest you Exploring the Oldest National Park in Vietnam picked up from Hotel in Hanoi. Visiting the Magnificent Limestone Mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill-tribe. See the fauna and flora, animals which listed in the Red Book need to be preserved. Walking up around 1 hours into the Jungle and visit the 1000 year old Oak Tree. Enjoy the wildly natural landscapes and vascular and non-vascular plants

Ha Long Bay: 3-Day Cruise with Guide, Kayaking, and Meals

9. Ha Long Bay: 3-Day Cruise with Guide, Kayaking, and Meals

DAY 1 8:00am-8:30am shuttle bus pick up from Hanoi Old Quarter Hotels and transfer to Halong Bay by highway. As you get on board, enjoy welcome drink and cruise briefing before check-in to your cabin. The cruise will commence with an exquisite lunch. The vessel will sail passing Soi Sim beach, Coconut Three Islands before reaching Cua Van fishing village. Afternoon at Cua Van fishing village - there will be opportunities for kayaking - or you can simply sit back and relax on a local rowing bamboo boat. Later, drop anchor in calm water. Will organize a cooking demonstration, showing you how to make some of the most famed Vietnamese cuisines. Paradise Peak dinner will be served soon after. Free evening where you can enjoy movie night or beauty spa services. DAY 2 Tea and coffee will be served with assorted pastries and soon after, you will get to enjoy an international breakfast buffet. Later transfer to explorer day boat and explore Titov Island and Luon Cave. Enjoy lunch on board as the boat sails toward Dark and Bright Cave. It's time for even more kayaking around the emerald water. Later return to main boat for second night, also dinner served in restaurant after dinner enjoy with fishing. DAY 3 Early morning Tai Chi lesson will be offered on sundeck. Light breakfast is also served for early-risers. After breakfast will visit Surprise Cave the one of big cave in Halong Bay, which are must-dos while in Halong Bay. Check out of your cabin, and enjoy buffet brunch. Get back to harbour at around 11:00am. Then shuttle bus will transfer back to Hanoi and the end trip in Hanoi around 15:00-15:30PM at Hanoi hotel.

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