Grottoes and Pagodas

Explore Ninh Binh’s Grottoes and Pagodas during this day tour!

Grottoes and Pagodas

​(Private Day Tour)

Join our team for this popular full-filled day tour to Ninh Binh & Trang An. Experience and explore some of the best things to do in the area including a visit to the local’s house and learn about Vietnam people’s daily life, countryside cycling tour, the small boat riding and more!

​per adult
*based upon 8 pax private tour

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Tour Highlights:
  • Interact with local people and learn traditions in Vietnam at a local’s house
  • Traditional dishes from Tam Coc area
  • Discover Trang An and enjoy the small boat riding experience
  • Enjoy the Vietnam History Tour and widen the knowledge about Buddhism
  • Cycling Tour in the villages and enjoy the view of rice fields and karst mountains all the way

Tour Itinerary:

All times outlined below are approximates as the tour is a private tour, time is flexible & subject to change
07:45 am
  • Meet at Hanoi Hotel
  • Transfer to Ninh Binh
10:00 am
  • Arrive at Ninh Binh 
  • Visit a local’s house in Van Lam Village (off-the-beaten-track experience) 
10:30 am
  • Countryside Cycling Tour around Van Lam Village
  • Visit Bich Dong Pagoda 
12:00 pm (approx.)​​
  • Lunch Break at a local’s family (local cuisine lunch)

2:00 pm

  • Arrive at Trang An
  • Explore Trang An by a small boat (rowed by the local) 
  • See limestone caves along Sao Khe River
4:30 pm (approx.)
  • Depart from Ninh Binh
  • Transfer back to Hanoi/END OF TOUR


Classic Guilin Tour Pricing

(3 Day Private Tour)

1 x Person = 7,620 CNY per person 

2 x Person = 4,500  CNY perperson 

3 x Person = 3,465  CNY per person 

4 x Person = 2,940  CNY per person 

5 x Person = 2,630  CNY per person 

6 x Person = 2,650 CNY per person
7 x Person = 2,495  CNY per person 
8 x Person = 2,385  CNY per person 


Please note, if you have a larger group visiting, please contact us to inquire about corresponding pricing.

Tour Inclusion:

The above Grottoes & Pagoda  Private Day Tour includes the following :
Private MPV Van Transportation: 
  • All petrol/gas, van rental, highway tolls, parking fees & driver’s fees throughout entire tour route as above;
Entrance/Attraction Fees: 
  • Entrance Tickets to all attractioned listed above;
Tour Guiding Fees: 
  • Professional (Fully-licensed) English speaking tour guide;

Tour Exclusions:

The above Grottoes & Pagoda Private Day Tour excludes the following :
  • No meals are included but our guide will assist you with options – whether it be snacks, noodle stalls or restaurants in and around Tam Coc;

Please note, we would suggest you have a large breakfast as this is an active full day tour

  • Please note, we don’t require ‘x’ amount to be paid by clients on a daily basis to tour guide/driver or force tipping. However, gratuities are greatly appreciated at the conclusion of tour by guide/driver only if service is excellent.
  • Accommodation, flights, travel insurance and any other person expenses during tour;

Detailed Tour Itinerary:

Meet at your Hanoi Hotel and then transfer to Ninh Binh, visit a local family in Van Lam village –  chance to interact with the local and learn about the traditions and culture of Vietnam.

After the home visit, start the countryside cycling tour in the village and enjoy the view of gorgeous rice fields and karst mountains, stopover for a quick visit to Bich Dong Pagoda.

Taste the local special dishes at the local’s house and travel to Trang An after the lunch break. ​ Explore the natural and beautiful scenery of Trang  An by taking a small boat and see the limestone water cave along Sao Khe River. Transfer back to your Hanoi hotel and the tour ends.

No Forced Shopping. No ’empty’ days. No up-selling. No hidden costs.