Day 2: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Trang An grottoes full day (B/L)
8:00am leave the hotel at Hanoi.
After breakfast, drive you to Ninh Binh, visit Hoa Lu ancient capital where the royal citadel of King Dinh and King Le used to be placed. Listen to the tour guide describe heroic history of Vietnam war defending country from mighty Chinese army.
Have lunch at a local restaurant, then get on a sampan rowing along Ngo Dong river, through nine caves (Trang An Grottoes). While enjoying the sounds of soaring birds overhead and paddling along the crystal-clear waters of the river, jagged limestone hills jutting skyward out of electric green rice paddies will be sure to bring out the photographer in you.
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch
Accommodation: Hanoi Hotel
3-star : Vietview Hotel
4-star: The Light Hotel
5-star: Sofitel Legend Metropole
Activities: Hoa Lu historic tour, Trang An boat trip