TAM COC – HOA LU – HANG MUA cycling Option 3     

  Day 1 - After Ha Long bay, drive to Ninh Binh and check in hotel in Tam Coc - Have dinner and spend another quiet night in Tam Coc

Day 2       

- Breakfast in hotel - Get on rowing boats to pass by 3 tunnels and row along the river to see Tam Coc (Dry Ha Long bay) (2 hours)  Notes: If you really want to avoid touristy sites, it is recommended to do the boat trip in Thung Nham or Thung Nang instead of Tam Coc. - Take a a short tour to visit Bich Dong (Jade Cave) - Check out hotel - Enjoy lunch in a restaurant. - Start biking from Tam Coc to Hang Mua (Mua Cave). Climb to the top of the mountain (with steps) to get panoramic view of Tam Coc. - Continue cycling to Hoa Lu - the ancient capital of Vietnam and visit 1 of the 2 temples of 2 emperors Dinh and Le from 10th century and learn about historic events. (Biking is optional, you can take a car instead) - Drive back and get to Hanoi around 17.30      Inclusive services: mentioned meals, hotel, rowing boat, entrance tickets, private car/van, guide, bicycles.  Exclusive services: Drinks, tips   Recommendations: It is good to combine Ninh Binh tour with Mai Chautour.  

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