Ninh Binh: Hoa Lu - Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip

9.0Excellent - 3 reviews
Ninh Binh Hoa Lu Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip Visit The Historical Landmarks In Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Take Stunning Pictures With Unique Relics Visit King Dinh And King Le Temples Cycle Through The Breathtaking Rice Fields Get On An Exciting Bamboo Boat Ride In Van Long Nature Reserve See Numerous Dazzling Limestone Karst Mountains Admire The Exquisite Carvings In The Ancient Capital Of Hoa Lu Cycle Over Meandering Roads While Seeing The Magnificent Rice Fields Dragon Bed National Treasure At King Dinh Temple Experience The Natural Beauty And Landscape Of Ninh Binh At Van Long Get Lost In The World Of Ancient Asian Architecture Have The Opportunity To See Rare Animals In Van Long Ecological Reserve Learn About Vietnam's Heroic History At King Dinh Temple Ninh Binh Hoa Lu Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip
Ninh Binh: Hoa Lu - Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip
9.0Excellent - 3 reviews
1 day
Hanoi /Hanoi
Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu Ancient Capital - Van Long Nature Reserve
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9.0Excellent - 3 reviews
Departure:  daily
Theme: Interact with local
Type: Private tour
Why you’ll love this trip?
  • Take an amazing journey via natural and cultural monuments in Hoa Lu
  • Discover rare flora and fauna species in Vietnam's red book when visiting Van Long Nature Reserve
  • Make friends with the friendly locals and have a bike tour to observe the charming rice fields

Tour Price

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Private tour
US $89/pax

US $178

Trip itinerary

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the 'Hoa Lu - Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip' will provide you with an entirely new experience. You will enter the daily lives of locals and discover more about Vietnamese culture, lifestyle, and people. Return to the past to discover more about Hoa Lu, Vietnam's former capital. Get lost in the wild, lyrical beauty like a landscape painting when you visit Van Long Nature Reserve.

Full-day: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu - Van Long - Hanoi


08:00: You will be picked up by bus and taken to Hoa Lu in Ninh Binh

We'll visit Vietnam's first capital, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. This is renowned as the location linked with the battle of national defense and the creation of three successive Vietnamese dynasties. Following that, we'll visit King Dinh and King Le's royal tombs, two excellent relics located in the special protection zone of Hoa Lu Ancient Capital relic site, where you may learn about the region's history.

We will have a chance for a bicycle tour along the marvelous rice fields to feel the rustic rural atmosphere here. Savor lunch at a local restaurant.


Travel by car to the Van Long Nature Reserve, a wildlife reserve and picturesque destination. This is the home of critically endangered flora and wildlife species, which are listed on the world's red list. A boat ride in this "wave-free bay" allows visitors to observe the tranquil water as if it were a large mirror.

Take a ride in a bamboo boat to discover the stunning natural region, take in the breathtaking views, and experience the traditional way of life of the residents.

16:00: We will board the bus and head back to Hanoi.

NOTE: A minimum of 2 individuals are required to operate this tour. Travelers should dress appropriately for a visit to the temples.

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Accommodation: NA
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  • Round-trip transportation in air-conditioned private Car
  • Mineral water and wet tissue
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Bicycle and boat trip
  • All entrance fees

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 3 customer's reviews

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Score breakdown
  • Itinerary 9
  • Food/Drink 8.6
  • Tour guide 9.7
  • Enter/act 8.7
  • Transportation 9.2
Excellent - Chris
Australia Australia
Enchanting Ninh Binh Tour - A Big Thank You!

I am grateful for the incredible Ninh Binh tour experience your agency provided. The well-planned itinerary, stunning landscapes, and excellent service exceeded my expectations. Special thanks to the knowledgeable guide and the thoughtful arrangements. I look forward to booking with BestPrice team for the future.

Excellent - Ms.Yuliani Maya Dewi
Indonesia Indonesia

we love the cycling activity...nice experience

we were 4 pax packed in one boat. Each boat should be for 2 persons. And the guide should've accompany us during the boat trip. Also most of the temples are under construction so we couldn't really enjoy it.

Very good - Mr.tay chew tuk
Singapore Singapore

Good scenery and boat rides – suitable for children and old folks.Nice landscape…………….

too mild for teenagers………………………………

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Is this tour to Van Long still available for 6 people on Sunday 3/15/2020?
Dear Wilson Van, Van Long & Hoa Lu current close. Please change to another destination. BestPrice
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