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Tam Coc

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Located in Ninh Binh province 100 km southeast of Hanoi, Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are two of the most picturesque spots in all of the north. For 41 years, from 968 to 1009 CE, Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam. Nearby Tam Coc is often referred to...more
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Ninh Binh 430000, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stayed 3 nights in a homestay in Tam Coc. It’s a beautiful area of Ninh Binh. Just 15 minuets away from Ninh Binh Station. There are many home-stays around the center area. There is tram coc boat tour also. There are many restaurants available but...More

Thank Dr_Rohan
Reviewed 3 days ago

we went to Tam Coc. Though the weather conditions rather misty, the scenery here was extremely relaxing. This 1.5 hour trip by boat or maybe sampan became an innovative experience for us. Additionally, the unique' row by foot' technique by the paddler of ours. Though...More

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is such a beautiful place to visit. i and my family visited it in April and it was very beautiful there. The boat trip was amazing with nice, friendly local boat rowers. The tip for the boat rower is about 3 usd and they...More

10  Thank IncredibleHalong
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A small and peaceful town. A nice getaway from Hanoi. The place is very safe. No problem walking out at night. I see solo females walking around too. Some nice local Vietnamese food available at the restaurants in Tam Coc Town centre. Recommended to stay...More

Thank Koinsg
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hired a driver for the day and tam coc caves was one of our stops. The long boat ride was well worth the cost to appreciate the beauty of the area. It’s a must do if you visit Ninh Binh. The people that row...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a nice place. Must to do it. On the way is very beautiful. High recommended. Hope everyone enjoy it.

Thank MatthewA1985
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen the beautiful brochure photographs of Tam Coc we had dropped the temples in our standard sugested 1 day itinerary of Ninh Binh Motor bike tour and instead included Tam Coc boat ride along with Trang An Grottoes. We were warned by Tommy (who...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a rather scenic ride along the Ngo Dong River .. the weather, whilst it was sunny, was cool .. It's been said tt Tam Coc & its spectacular canals, karstic rock formations, rice fields stretching along the Ngo Dong River, became popular after...More

1  Thank Susan188
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a beautiful area to stay and to see along the river in a boat ride. I would highly recommend it!

Thank VanessaH3086
Reviewed 1 week ago

We began our boat tour quite early. so we had been by yourself on the water, it wasn't very hot and no one selling you anything. Landscape that is beautiful, serenity, we actually enjoyed it. The following morning we went to Hang Mua point of...More

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11 November 2018|
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Response from ranjithamenon987 | Reviewed this property |
Ninh bin was beautiful, would definitely recommend visiting. There are quite a few eating joints around the place. So food won't be an issue. Would suggest carrying some water while going for the boating. Tipping is not... More
Alice K
16 October 2018|
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Response from Hoang Lan T | Reviewed this property |
No, the boat tour takes at least 2hours so you can’t visit at 5p.m.I think boat is the only access to the sight.You can rent a Homestay by the river there if you want.
Louise F
13 September 2018|
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Response from Basvanmaren | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can book tours from the hotel. The boats at tam coc are very small anyway. And when visiting the temple i recommend a guide
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