Ninh Binh 2 Day Tour

2 Day Ninh Binh Escape those seeking a scenic and relaxing tour!

Ninh Binh 2 Day Tour

​(2 Day Ninh Binh Tour – Private Tour)

Join our team for this popular 2-day private tour to Ninh Binh. Experience and explore some of the best things to do in the area including the sampan boat riding, countryside cycling tour, visit local family in the village, hiking up Ngoa Long Mountain and more!

​per adult
*based upon 8 pax private tour

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Tour Highlights:

  • Board your own sampan boat in Tam Coc
  • Enjoy the picturesque landscape (limestone mountain and rice field) along the river
  • Visit a local family and widen your knowledge about Vietnam and its culture
  • Countryside cycling tour in the village
  • Discover Thung Nham Bird Park (via sampan boat) for bird watching
  • Visit Ngoa Long Mountain for the bird’s eyes view of Tam Coc area
  • Explore Hoa Lu area
  • Visit the Temple of King Dinh
  • Traditional dishes from the area

Tour Itinerary:

All times outlined below are approximates as the tour is a private tour, time is flexible & subject to change

Day 1 – Stay overnight in Ninh Binh

  • 7:15 am: Meet at your Hanoi Hotel and transfer to Ninh Binh
  • ​9:00 am: Stopover at Dong Van for short break
  • 10:00 am: Arrive at Tam Coc
  • 10:00 am – 11:30 pm: Explore Tam Coc by a small boat
  • 12:00 pm: Lunch Break (traditional Vietnam cuisine) at local restaurant
  • 2:00 pm: Hotel Check-In and Relax
  • 3:00 pm: Visit a local family in Tam Coc
  • 3:30 pm: Countryside Cyling Tour around local village
  • ​4:30 pm: Visit Thung Nham Bird Park via a small sampan
  • 5:30 pm: Cycling back to the local family’s house
  • 7:00 pm: Dinner at local restaurant
  • 8:00 pm: Transfer back to Tam Coc Hotel

Day 2 – Stay overnight in Hanoi/END OF TOUR

  • 8:30 am (flexible): Meet at your Tam Coc Hotel Lobby
  • 8: 30 am – 9:30 am: Cycling Tour to Mua Cave
  • 9:30 am – 11:00 am: Hiking up Ngoa Long Mt – bird’s eyes view of Tam Coc area
  • 11:00 am: Back to hotel and check-out
    12:30 pm: Lunch at local restaurant
  • 3:00 pm: Transfer to Hoa Lu
  • ​3:30 pm – 4:30 pm: Explore Hoa Lu and visit the Temple of King Dinh
  • 4:30 pm: Return to Hanoi
  • 6:30 pm: Arrive at Hanoi Hotel/END OF TOUR


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

Tour Inclusion:

The above Ninh Binh Private 2 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: 
  • All entrance tickets per the above activities requiring entrance fees;
Tour Guiding Fees: 
  • Professional (Fully-licensed) English speaking tour guide;

Tour Exclusions:

The above Ninh Binh Private 2 Day Tour excludes the following :


  • No meals are included but our guide will assist you with options and recommendations based on your preferences;

Please note, different cuisine is available based upon your specific preferences 🙂

  • 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, helicopter fees, flights, travel insurance and any other person expenses during tour;
Please note, for a selection of recommended Yangshuo Hotels for you to book, please contact us directly!

Detailed Tour Itinerary:

Pre-Tour – Stay overnight in Hanoi
Arrive into Hanoi the day before your tour is scheduled to begin as the tour departs from Hanoi.
Day 1 – Stay overnight in Tam Coc
Meet at your Hanoi Hotel and then transfer to Ninh Binh,  stopover in Dong Van on the way.

Arrive at Tam Coc, explore Tam Coc by a sampan boat, view the limestone mountains and rice paddies along the river.

Tasting the delicious Vietnam dishes at a lovely local restaurant, following the lunch, transfer to your hotel in Tam Coc for relaxing.

In the afternoon, continue the trip and visit a local family in Tam Coc where you can see the traditional Vietnam architecture and see the local’s real life.

Thereafter, hiring a bike and starting the cycling tour in Tam Coc countryside. Later, visit Thung Nham Bird Park by a small sampan boat. Travelling back to the local’s house by bike and enjoy the afternoon tea break.
Enjoy the local cuisine dinner and relax at the hotel.

Day 2 – Stay overnight in Hanoi/END OF TOUR
After breakfast, cycling to Mua Cave, hike up Ngoa Long Mountain for the great bird’s eyes view of Tam Coc area.
Enjoying the lunch (Vietnam cuisine) in a local restaurant. Following the lunch break, transfer to Hoa Lu (the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century), visit the temple of King Dinh and widen your knowledge about the Vietnamese history.

Transfer back to your Hanoi hotel and the tour ends.

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