Detailed Travel Guide On Tam Coc - Ninh Binh 2019

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Welcome to Ninh Binh that is a capital of Vietnam as well-known here Hoa Lu ancient capital therefore there are a lot of ancient temples, churches with unique architecture for hundreds of years. Not only has a diverse culture, but Ninh Binh is also remembered by international tourists thanks to Tam Coc - A point of interest cannot be missed while traveling to Ninh Binh.

Far from Hanoi about 100 km, Tam Coc is known as the ‘Ha Long Bay on land’ is a great destination for your holiday in north of Viet Nam. In Tam Coc Ninh Binh you’ve got the perfect recipe for calm and impressed on this beautiful countryside.

Detailed Travel Guide On Tam Coc - Ninh Binh 2019

1. Best Time To Take A Tam Coc Boat Ride?

In all seasons in one year you totally can plan your time to explore Tam Coc cave and Tam Coc river. But the prettiest period of time is in the spring from January to April in Viet Nam, this time will be preferred because of the comfortable weather and fresh air.

Another Best Time to Visit Tam Coc is from May to July when all Tam Coc rice fields are in harvest season. The beauty of Tam Coc now looks like a young lady’s long, soft, bright and yellow hair. The other is the harvest time of wet rice ranging from September to October.

Besides enjoying the view full of the yellow color of ripe rice fields in Tam Coc Bich Dong Complex, tourists can also seek a chance to watch the fabulous forest of lotus in here.

Best time to visit  Tam Coc – Bich Dong to watch lotus is June, in which the perfume of lotus flowers pervades the surrounding air. For lovers of flower, it’s the best time to enjoy the flavor of lotus and involve in the natural beauty of this mountainous regions.

2. What's About Tam Coc Weather?

You can visit Tam Coc in one day. To save time, it’s better to depart in the early morning to enjoy the cool fresh atmosphere as well as have a complete trip because the distance from the center of Hanoi is only 110 kilometers. The cool weather along with steams will bring a sense of cool fresh feelings.


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3. Famous Attractions - Things To Do In Tam Coc

Tam Coc means “three caves” including Ca cave, Hai cave and Ba cave. All of Tam Coc caves are created by Ngo Dong river through mountains.

Ca Cave: This is the largest cave in Tam Coc caves Vietnam with the depth of more than 20 meters and the length of 127 meters.

Hai Cave: It is a small cave with the half-length of Ca Cave- about 60 kilometers. It is about 1 kilometer from Ca Cave from the basin of Ngo Dong river.

Ba Cave: This is the smallest cave with about 50 meters long, however, it is considered the most beautiful cave in Tam Coc caves. In this cave, you can enjoy the mysterious beauty like a rocky arch which the Mother of Nature carefully carves with the sophisticated features to create a unique and wonderful charm for Ba cave.

The price of the trip is divided into 2 types: Visit ticket and boat trip price. The visit ticket is 120.000 VND/ticket and the boat trip ticket is 150.000VND/time/trip (4 visitors/boat). It takes about 3 hours to observe the whole beauty of Tam Coc

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Nearby attractions

Besides, when visiting Tam Coc, you can visit other nearby attractions such as:

Bich Dong Pagoda: Known as “ The second most beautiful cave”, Bich Dong Pagoda is the second beautiful cave of the Southern area after Huong Tich cave in Ha Tay.

Mua Cave: Far from Tam Coc about 3 kilometers, you only walk out 486 rocky steps to reach the top and enjoy the whole beauty of Tam Coc with rice paddy fields or Ninh Binh Province. The entrance ticket is 100.000 VND/person and the transfer time is at least 2 hours.

Viet Co Village: Also called Co Vien Lau, this place will bring tourists the tranquil and peaceful atmosphere of Vietnam in the 18th and 20th century.

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4. Where To Eat In Tam Coc Vietnam?

There are many restaurants in Tam Coc but below are some of our suggestions:

Hoa Luan Restaurant has a large menu filled with Vietnamese classics and a few dishes that you probably haven’t seen before. The fresh spring rolls are delicious and unique – the vegetables inside are cooked and seasoned to perfection!

If you’re tired of eating so much Vietnamese food, how about a little Indian cuisine? Aroma Ninh Binh has a large menu of delectable Indian favorites at reasonable prices. Be sure to try the Aroma Special Naan!

Bamboo Bar and Restaurant and Hai Linh Restaurant are two good choices in Tam Coc proper that offer delicious and affordable Vietnamese fare. Both have outstanding papaya salads and savory meat options including the region specialty, goat.

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5. Tam Coc Tour Suggested Itinerary

- Hoa Lu Ancient Capital - Tam Coc one day
- Hoa Lu Ancient Capital - Mua Cave - Tam Coc Luxury Tour
- Ninh Binh excursion 2 days 1 night

Travelling by boat is the only way to visit Tam Coc. If you travel by land, you solely wander around the outside of Tam Coc - Ninh Binh. Make a full plan to have a trip to discover Tam Coc fully happy. If you have any questions, please contact us, we are always ready to assist you with all information about Vietnam tourism.


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