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1 Day Trip to Ninh Binh **Bai Dinh, Trang An & Mua Caves (Saturday & Sunday)

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At a Glance

At a Glance

1 day
Group trip (30 travellers per group)

This is a one day group trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi, during which you will visit the Bai Dinh pagoda complex, the largest in South East Asia. The highlights here are the 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats), 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones and three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each). Later you will visit the magnificent Trang An Grottoes a majestic limestone massif which rise dramatically out from rice paddy fields. And finally arriving at Mua Caves, you will trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain for a spectacular view of green rice fields.

Trip Highlights

Tam Coc River
Hoa Lu
Mua Caves

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You would like a full-day group trip covering the key highlights of Ninh Binh, with a more comfortable transfer from Hanoi
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Small Groups
Backpackers

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What's included

What's included

US$ 23 533.578 đ
  • Return Transfer from Hanoi
  • English speaking guide during the trip
  • Lunch with Vietnamese dishes
  • 2 bottles of water per person on bus, cycling
  • All entrance fees indicated in our itinerary
  • Cycling on country road
  • Beverages, travel insurance & tax
  • Tips for local boat rower, tour guide and personal expenses
  • All not indicated in our itinerary
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Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Hanoi Details

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi

Today you will visit the ancient temples of Vietnam, see Mua Cave and explore Tam coc on a boat

  • 10:30 am - Arrival at Bai Dinh pagoda complexes, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia. It is scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below which is dotted with limestone karsts.
  • This pagoda complexes boast an array of the most massive and magnificent traditional Vietnamese architectural creations ever built. The highlights here will be: (1) 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats), (2) 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones (3) Three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each)
  • The visit will end with a walk-up to the summit of a mountain to see the 100 ton statue of Buddha Sakyamuni made of bronze. Here you can also enjoy the panoramic view of picturesque landscape dotted with limestone mountains.
  • 12:00 pm - Enjoy lunch
  • 13:30 pm - Leave for the Trang An Grottoes, an out-standing natural beauty of majestic limestone massif, which rise dramatically out from rice paddy fields and stands at 20 meters height.
  • You will embark on a traditional sampan which will be gently rowed down the exquisite river through numerous caves: Hang Toi (Dack) cave, 320 meter long, Sang (light) cave, 90 meters long, and Hang Nau Ruou (Cooking wine) cave, 250 meter long.
  • 15:15 pm: Leave to visit Mua Cave.
  • 15:30 pm: Arrive at Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain to get a glimpse of the spectacular rice valley below.
  • 16:30 pm: Take the shuttle bus back to Hanoi.

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Go Asia

Go Asia is an experienced travel operator in Vietnam, and its top priority is providing travellers with a world-class experience.
Fluent English
Community-Based

What others are saying

What others are saying

4.0 out of 1 helpful reviews
Kira Stricker
08 Feb 2020 on SeekSophie

Go Asia Policies

Go Asia Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Go Asia pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Camera
Cash (for purchasing souvenirs or tips)
Hat (it gets sunny!)
Insect repellent
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Umbrella and/or light rain jacket
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