Around 08.00 am, you will transfer by car to Ninh Binh province on a 2.5 hour ride. Arrive at Ninh Binh, visit Hoa Lu the ancient capital of Vietnam. You will walk to visit this beautiful temple, which dedicated to a Vietnamese heroic king, Dinh Tien Hoang, who reigned the ancient Vietnam in the 10 century. Strolling around and learn the typical architecture of Vietnamese religious buildings and a bit about Vietnamese history after a thousand years under the Chinese domination. Climb to the nearby mountain for the panorama view over the karst landscape in the area. Remember to visit humble tomb of Dinh Tien Hoang emperor on mountain and burn an incense stick in your visit to express your respect to Vietnamese great emperor. Transfer to local restaurant nearby and enjoy your Vietnamese lunch with local cuisine.
In the afternoon, you will visit Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex which is a complex of beautiful landscapes, river and mountains called as an 'outdoor geological museum' with numerous caves, mountains, valley water, trees and the historic relic. Trang An proudly was recognized as UNESCO site early 2014 for its natural beauty and historical value. In Trang An, you will take 02 hours ride on little sampan rowing by locals. The ride on sampan on the river will be simple peaceful atmosphere mixed with stunning karst mountain landscape. The ride will also go through 9 tunnel caves through mountains and stop by variety temples dedicated to local heroes. After the tour in Trang An, you will transfer back to Hanoi city. End of services.