This trip will be great combination of visiting amazing Phat Diem Stone Cathedral and taking a peaceful boat trip along the river and rice fields between the breathtaking formations of limestone mountains in Tam Coc, the place so called Halong Bay inland. The hike up to Bich Dong Mountain can be a nice conclusion of your trip to Ninh Binh.
The morning we head out of town to drive to Phat Diem – the most beautiful and impressive stone church had been built at the end of 19th century with great combination between the architecture of Catholic Church and traditional Temple of Vietnam. Visit Kim Son Market – where you can experience lots of activities and local products in this authentic market. Then visit Phat Diem – the most authentic and outstanding complex of Catholic Church in Vietnam. You will be amazed with the masterpiece of stone carving and unbelievable stone construction of the Church there. Visit the main Church with impressive alter and tremendous construction from iron wood as well as discover the surrounded churches. One of them had been constructed totally from stone.
After that, drive to Tam Coc – the place so called Halong Bay in Land. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant then take a short drive to visit beautiful mountain of Bich Dong, the famous place still remains 3 ancient pagodas and beautiful cave. After enjoy the panorama view of beautiful valley of rice field and limestone mountain. Drive back to Tam Coc then we embark for the peaceful cruise on the local sampan along Ngo Dong River, admire the great scenery while the sampan paddling along green rice field between outstanding formations of Limestone Mountain. After traveling through three caves as it showed by the name of the place, we return to the boat station for driving back to Hanoi. End of one day Tam Coc and Phat Diem Tour.
• Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle;
• English speaking guide;
• Entrance fees to indicated sights;
• Boat trip;
• Lunch at restaurant (drink is not included)
• Other meals, tip, drinks, personal expenses, insurance…
• The tour prices are subject to change during Christmas and New Year Eve (24 and 30 Dec)
Valid till 31 December 2015 (subject to change on 24 Dec and 31 Dec)
|Private party of||Standard Class|
|20 participants and above||45|
There are many things to see in Ninh Binh destination, but we select Tam Coc for its most beautiful landscapes and boat trip. The local people do not disturb tourists like before (update Aug 2015). Phat Diem Stone Cathedral is also selected for its unique architecture and not touristy…