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Hanoi Phat Diem Cathedral Tam Coc Private Tour

The one that helps you to find out more things in a secret spot inside an ancient place.

US $90/pax ​

$112

FREE Hanoi City Tour

ABOUT THE TRIP

ABOUT THE HANOI PHAT DIEM TAM COC TOUR​

Take a day trip from Hanoi to Ninh Binh, a small town on the Red River Delta in northern Vietnam. Visit Phat Diem Cathedral, the main place of worship for the province’s 140.000 Roman Catholics. Try the specialties of Ninh Binh for lunch and get the feeling “Don’t mess with Mother” by taking a boat tour to scenic caves and grottos. The nature of the region owns so many splendors inside.

INFORMATION

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Starting time: 07:00 am
  • Transportation: Private Car
  • Pick up service: Hotel in the Old Quarter Centre
  • Easy cancellation: 3 days before
  • Tour type: Standard (Contact us for more options)
  • FREE Hanoi City Tour by Hanoi Free Local Tour
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HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT OF PHAT DIEM CATHEDRAL TAM COC TOUR

  • Full day tour to Ninh Binh
  • Visit Phat Diem Cathedral
  • Take a boat ride to scenic caves and grottos
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included

ITINERARY

ITINERARY PHAT DIEM CATHEDRAL TAM COC DAY TOUR

01

Start Pick-up

Welcome tourists coming to the day tour!

7:30 am – 8:00 am: Tour guide will pick up you and your group from your hotel or at the confirmed meeting point in Hanoi Old Quarter. This will be a 2-hour drive to Ninh Binh, which is about 105 kilometers to the South of Hanoi.

02

Phat Diem Cathedral

9:30 am: It takes 2.5-hour drive to get Phat Diem Cathedral – one of the most beautiful and unique cathedrals in Vietnam, it becomes the center of Catholicism in North Vietnam.

The whole Phat Diem cathedral complex was built by stone between 1875-1899.  It has been classified as a historic and cultural relic in Ninh Binh specifically and in Viet Nam in general. The cathedral is the main focus of worship for Ninh Binh Province’s 140.000 Roman Catholics.

03

Time for lunch & exploring Tam Coc

11:30 am: Get back to the car to transfer to Tam Coc grottoes to take a boat trip tour and have a delicious lunch at the outside Tam Coc Grottoes.

12:00 pm: Time for lunch, you are served with traditional Vietnamese food in a local restaurant.

13:30 pm: After lunch, enjoy small rowing boats on Ngo Dong River at Tam Coc dock to drift down the river among villages, mountains and lush rice fields. Take a seat on the rowboat in the Ngo Dong River, spread out your arms and feel the familiar breeze of the land warms your skin. The air and the smell of the rice paddies will make you close your eyes and not wanting to wake up anymore.

It takes you about 2 hours to pass through all three caves at Tam Coc (Hang Cả – First Cave, Hang Hai – Second Cave and Hang Ba – Third Cave). During this time, you also visit Bich Dong Pagoda,  an attractive place for visitors with a unique beauty combination of nature, mountain, grotto and temple.

04

Cycling Along The Roads Of Tam Coc

15:00 pm: Ninh Binh is one of those places you definitely need to get your own transport if you don’t want to miss out tremendously. After spending time in Tam Coc, if you want to explore more the charm of this mountainous area, take a bike tour, wandering along the rural routes of Tam Coc. Cycling around the idyllic village to explore around sceneries. This experience will take your breath away.

Tourists will be overwhelmed with the ripen rice paddy fields during the harvest season and limestone mountains. Don’t forget to bring your camera for beautiful photos.

05

Hanoi Return

16:00 pm – 16:30 pm: Relax and get on the car and our driver will take you back to Hanoi.

18:30 pm: On arrival in Hanoi, we will drop you back to your hotel.

Take a Closer Look

WHAT TO EXPECT

INCLUSIONS

  • Pickup and drop off in Hanoi’s Old Quarter
  • Transportation with air conditioner between Hanoi and Hoa Lu/Tam Coc (Round-trip)
  • English-speaking tour guide during the trip
  • All entrance tickets and fees to sites indicated in the itinerary
  • Complimentary bottles of water on the bus
  • Lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine
  • Biking

EXCLUSIONS

  • Accommodation
  • Visa arrangement
  • Drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses

INFORMATION

  • For General Information about Ninh Binh trip and Payment & Cancellation Policy, check this out!

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