Hanoi to Ninh Binh Tour
Hanoi - Ninh Binh
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A journey from Hanoi to the Red River Delta is always a perfect excursion to explore the natural and culture beauty of the country. It is great to combine an exploration of the capital city of Hanoi and an excursion to the lush province of Ninh Binh with stunning limstone karsts, vast green rice fields and the picturesque countryside scenery.
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Upon arrival at Hanoi airport, you will be warmly welcomed and then transferred to the hotel for check in.
In the afternoon, set off your walking tour around the bustling streets of Hanoi. There will be various opportunities to admire the magnificent architectural works. Strolling around the famous 36 streets of the Old Quarter, you will be surprised by the hustle of the narrow streets filled with various food stalls and other products. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
In this morning, start your exploration of the city with some of the most well known attractions. Your first stop will be Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum - where the body of the great President Ho Chi Minh was restored. Continue onto the traditional stilt house and the unique structure of One Pillar Pagoda. Leaving the complex, make your way to the Temple of Literature - known as the first university of Vietnam. It has become a popular place for Vietnamese students to show their respect and take some commemorative photographs when graduating.
Your afternoon excursion will be continued with a visit to the Ethnology Museum where you can explore the great diversity of ethnic groups. Afterwards, enjoy your time with a traditional water puppet show as the day comes to an end.
Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
Note: Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum closes from 08 September to 08 November for annual maintenance. In this case, an alternative opt of visiting outside will be arranged.
After breakfast, set off your new day journey. You will take a scenic drive towards Ninh Binh Province (around 2 hour drive). Make a stop at a local house for lunch and a short rest. Then, hop on a bike and enjoy a beautiful ride along the river, take in the fresh air and explore the local way of life in small villages.
As the bike tour ends, continue your experience with a boat trip through the vast rice fields and the charming landscape of small canals and rock formations.
After some time soaking up in the beauty of nature, head out to Hoa Lu which was once the capital of Vietnam. Exploring this ancient capital also reveals the long lasting history of the country.
Dinner on your own. Overnight at your hotel.
This morning, drive east for the trip to the Cathedral of Phat Diem - one of the most interesting places to explore the culture in the Red River Delta. The church is inspired by the unique architecture of the Imperial in Hue city. You can easily realize this speciality in architectural design through the sculptures on its portals.
After exploring the Cathedral, head back to Hanoi in the middle afternon. Meals on your own. End of services.
List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.
|Budget||3 - Star||4 - Star||5 - Star|
|Hanoi||L'Heritage||Quoc Hoa||May De Ville Old Quarter||Apricot|
|Ninh Binh||Tam Coc Ricefield Resort||Ninh Binh Legend||Emeralda Ninh Binh|
You may hear a lot about Hanoi, Halong and Sapa in Northern Vietnam. How's about Ninh Binh? Do you know that, beside Phong Nha - Quang Binh, Ninh Binh is the main site for making the sences of "King Kong" movie?.
Or have you ever heard about" Halong Bay on land"? - It is Ninh Binh.
If you are looking for a place where have green field with beautiful stream and authentic local culture, you should not miss a visit to Ninh Binh.
From Hanoi to Ninh Binh, it is only 110km and it takes 2.5 hour driving only. This trip is suitable for all travelers: couple, friends, honeymooners, family or senior.
You can take a full day trip from Hanoi to Ninh Binh if you have limited time hence please contact with our travel consultant for this change.
There are many types of accommodation in Ninh Binh. From luxurious resort to a rustic home stay, we can serve all of your requirements.
Best time to visit Ninh Binh during harvest season? You can consider to visit during May or September.
Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for group from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.
For children, please note:
+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)
+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults
+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults
+ Children from 12 years old: as adult
Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:
° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)
° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 13.Feb.2018 – 18.Feb.2018 – if you travel during this period, there will have surcharge for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking
- 4 day tour in Hanoi and Ninh Binh
- 3 nights' accommodation.
- Delight your taste buds with Vietnamese cuisine with 4 meals included.
- All airport transfers
- English speaking guide
- Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
- Private local slow boat trip in Ninh Binh
- VIETNAM VISA LETTER
- Service charges and government VAT tax
- International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Vietnam are approximately $700-$1100 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
- Vietnam visa stamp fee: 25USD per person
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
- Travel insurance