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Ninh Binh Adventure (Day Tour)

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    Stop At: Onetrip Hanoi Adventures, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    7:00 AM FOR PRIVATE CAR/ 7:30 AM FOR SHARED MINIVAN

    We’ll start our adventure to Ninh Binh at 7:00 AM when we pick you up at your hotel by air conditioned car. Of course, a hearty breakfast comes first--a delicious Hanoian delicacy called "Bún Chả" made popular when celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain treated American President Barack Obama during his state visit to Vietnam. A Bún Chả with Cà Phê sữa đá is what we call the breakfast of champs and it's sure to make your two-hour drive to Ninh Binh a little more fun.

    10:30 - 11:00 AM

    Upon arrival in Ninh Binh, you’ll first visit Hoa Lu ancient Town. This picturesque little fort surrounded by mountains and rivers was once the capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries, during the reign of the Đinh and the Lê dynasties. After a brief history lesson here and plenty of stunning photo opportunities, we’ll continue towards our next stop on the itinerary, the homestay in Tam Coc.

    From here, we’ll grab a bicycle and ride around the villages and rice fields through peaceful countryside paths. If riding a bicycle is not your thing, don't worry, there are other options such as motorbike and car. We’ll stop by Linh Coc cave and explore as far as our flashlights allow us to, and then head out and explore a small temple.

    12:00 - 12:30 PM

    After working up an appetite from all that cycling, we will have a delicious family-style lunch with a host family who are kind enough to invite us to their home.

    After our meal, it’s time to explore the famous and stunning Tam Coc grottoes. These caves formed inside the limestone monoliths can only be seen in one way, by boat. We’ll be boarding a traditional wooden sampan to cruise through these mountain caves and floating paddy fields. What makes this experience extra special is that the boat rower pedals the oars with her feet! This special technique is used to ease the pressure on her back and arms--it’s an extremely unique sight. The sounds of the oars hitting the water surface, the chirping birds all around and the stunning sceneries make the moment perfect.

    6:00 - 6:30 PM

    After a calm end to the tour, we will get ready to head back to the city and drive you to your hotel by private car.

    Note: We’ve picked out the most local experiences for you, yet we’re open for all other requests in Ninh Binh.

    Duration: 4 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick you from any hotel, hostels, homestay, accommodation in Ha Noi
    Departure Time
    7:00 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Dinner
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Souvenirs
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We really enjoyed trip with Kevin from OneTrip in Ninh Binh. He took us to some unusual routes away from the crowded “touristy” spots. The highlight was our detour to climb a stiff 100 meter (more or less) limestone instead of finishing a boring 3-hour kayak ride, sure it was
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    Kevin was a great guide and host, funny and informative. Highly recommend this tour for anyone looking for a unique day trip experience. Areas we visited were not touristy and it was mostly the 4 of us doing the activity. Advice would be to bring an extra t-shirt, a towel and
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    Great day out in ninh binh with super friendly and fun tour guides. Kai and Linh were fun to talk to and knew how to answer most of our questions. They also gave us a nice list of spots to go out to eat back in Hanoi. I recommend 100%
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    Had an amazing trip ! These guys know what they are doing. Would definitely recommend this to anyone visiting Vietnam. We had a terrific time with Marie, Kevin and Robert !
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    We had an amazing day with Onetrip in Ninh Binh. Our tour guide Nhung was so friendly, accommodating and knowledgeable. She recognized everyone’s needs and did her best to make sure we were safe and enjoyed our time. Be prepared to behold Ninh Binh’s beauty in an unusual trip,
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