HOA LU ANCIENT CAPITAL – TAM COC – BICH DONG -AVT07

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After ending 1000 years Chinese occupation in 938  and Civil war of 12 group 968 , Hoa Lu  became  capital of Dai Co Viet  during the Dinh and Le dynasties.

Taking rowing boat to visit Vibrant green rice fields dotted with limestone mountains like Halong on land , through amazing caves , a photographer’s dream with stunning beautiful peaceful scenery , opportunities at every turn.
See where the movie ‘Indochine’ was filmed, and how it brought fame to Vietnam

Full Itinerary :

08:30 You are welcomed by our guide and drive . Enjoy 2 hours pleasant drive to Tam Coc from Hotel

Along the way, stop where you wish to take photographs of local villages and the surrounding landscape

On arrival in Tam Coc Harbour,  we board your private sampan boat taking you down the Ngo Dong River with stunning scenery of Mountain and Field along the way , you can try to row too. Passing through the three caves that made Vietnam famous in the French film ‘Indochine’, Hang Ca, Hang Giua and Hang Cuoi.Then back to the dock

Back to the bus then driving to  visit Bich Dong Pagoda, set among pink lotuses, the temple offers spectacular views of the surrounding area.

After that we back in Tam Coc Town, enjoy a delicious  lunch.

Following lunch drive to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital  to visit the temples dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty (968-980), and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Le Dynasty (980-1009). The ancient Hoa Lu Citadel (most of which has since been ruined) once covered an area of three square kilometres.

In the afternoon we drive  back to Hanoi.
Include: Transportation, guiding, a lunch, All entrance fee and sampan in Tam Coc.
Exclude: Drinks, tipping and other personal expenses.