Away from city noise, it is worth to visit Van Long, a natural reserve located in Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province.Van Long is not only a natural reserve of wetlands but also the cultural relics with beautiful lanscapes. It is a perfect venue for you to relax and let your mind wander amongst the diverse limestone features.
Our guide and driver meet you at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter then go to Van Long, we arrive at the Nature Reserve of Van Long after two hours drive (110km), we get on a bamboo rowboat as soon as we arrive for a boat trip rowing along this beautiful wetland of Van Long, enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies, lotus pond and towering limestone mountain peaks.
Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, make a short transfer down a peaceful countryside road to Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital eleven centuries ago. Here, spend one hour visiting the Dinh and Le temples of the Ancient Capital Hoa Lu which are dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the founders of the ancient capital during the 10th century.
Then return to Hanoi late in the afternoon. Finish at your hotel.