Bich Dong Pagoda – But cave – Thung Nham – Hoa Lu Ancient Capital – Ma Yen mountain
Pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi for Ninh Binh Tour. After a two-hour drive, we arrive in Ninh Hai village where you will take a walk or cycling tour through the countryside. Beside that, we also walk to visit Bich Dong pagoda on the mountain and take a sampan to explore spectacular But Cave.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. We continued to travel to Hoa Lu former capital. Here we will visit two king temples built in 11th century. Afterwards, you can climb up over 265 steps to the top of Ma Yen Mountain which offer a great panorama. Return to Hanoi in late afternoon.
Lunch and bicycle
English speaking guide
Tip and other service not mentioned
– Bich Dong is a beautiful pagoda established in 15th century and lies partly in a limestone cave and partly alongside of the mountain.
– But tunnel is a stunning and natural cave, one of Ninh Binh attractions accessible by boat.
– Hoa Lu was the national capital a thousand years ago. This is a nice place where lots of people come in honor of the kings who rules Vietnam from 968 to 1010.
Optional Tour: if you have time, a 2-day tour would be highly recommended