Tam Coc - Hoa Lu ancient city - Trang An are the most beautiful destination closest to Hanoi where you must see while enjoying Vietnam holiday  


The splendid beauty of Hoa Lu Tam Coc have been installed deeply in Vietnamese and foreign visitors, in addition recently UNESCO has recognized is being world heritage and invested in building tourism infrastructure that’s dragging huge number tourist for sightseeing and learn more about history and culture date back more than a thousand of years tam-coc Being located in easy to access place and convenience to tailor made trip able connecting to others attractive in southwest and northeast of Vietnam, such as Mai Chau, Puluong, Halong bay that has turn this destination become hot tour spot of Vietnam northern tours. Just take approximately two hours riding to south of Hanoi, anyone will surprise about landscape rock and cliff stone mountain emerging from Rice paddy field and river meandering around the mountain feet that make here unforgotten The region is featuring with a tropical climate, with 2 seasons. The cold and rainy season lasts from May to October, and the dry and hot season from Novermber to April. Its annual average temperature is 23.5oC. As situated at the base side of the Red River Delta Triangle, it is a half-mountain half-plain area, with a coastline of 18 kilometers. Vietnamese king ever said: “This is second nicest grotto of Vietnam, Its pristine natural beauty together with a simple but nice countryside landscape, and a sacred spiritual life have converged into a fascinating numerous tourists. Recently many visitors from around the world interest coming here in various types of tours: ecological tours, culture, history, and festival tours. No one could deny that Tam Coc-Bich Dong has become a legend of rivers and mountains, a green, pure, and safe destination for every traveler. One of recommended day tour is easy bike ride it’s simply getting lost amongst the hills, the country side roads winding between a far cry from the hectic main road that cuts through Ninh Binh. Tam Coc (three tunnel cave) Tam Coc is the closest attraction to Ninh Binh city, a network of three beautiful caves carved by the local river as it meandering through the karsts stone mountain and being embrace by surrounding rice paddy fields and dwarfed by the karsts towering above, enjoy rowing along this river is a serene, peaceful experience that allows you to take in the natural beauty of the area at a gentle pace.

Great row boat on Tam Coc river

Tam Coc, row boat, tours

There are almost 2,000 low income families from the region around who take turns to row boats back and forwarding on the river. Spending the rest of their time working in the paddy fields, this means their chance to row might only come up once every week or two, in the other hand the river rowing boat trip just cost a couple of dollars that lead to most of them try to extra income by selling handicrafts, embroidery and T-shirts on the boats, this seem happening in most tourist countries in southeast Asia, please note barging is recommended too. Hoa Lu the ancient capital city and some tours suggestion Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam date back more than 1000 years. The ruined remains of pagodas and imperial courtyards are being located in 2 king temple complex, the emperor temple are nicely standing in milder village with lush imposing limestone back ground, It is a great place to explore on a bicycle or perhaps a motorbike if you can manage risky accesment , those tours can also be
Hoa Lu temple, King temple, Dinh Le temple

Hoa Lu temple, King temple, Dinh Le temple

arranged by a few source such as hotels in Ninh Binh Hanoi or customize from travel agents who know the region is like in their hand - though we would suggest you will get more out of your visit to Ninh Binh if you take it at your own pace.
Amazing landscape of Hoa Lu Tam Coc

Hoa Lu, Tam Coc,

There are many other attractions in the area - you could take a ride on a buffalo cart through the karsts to a beautiful pagoda, or perhaps make a trip up to Cuc Phuong National Park. Whatever you do, make sure you don't get turned off by the sight of Ninh Binh on arrival as there is a lot more to the area than the city itself.

Place to visit

Tam Coc, Thai pagoda Bich Doc cave Trang An Bai Binh pagoda

Travel tips

should barging any thing you shop on the rowing bamboo boat