Bai Tu Long bay – Ninh Binh

Bai Tu Long bay
Ninh Binh

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With our well researched itinerary, you not only have a chance to explore the marvelous beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay – the World Heritage Site but also the gorgeous Ninh Binh – one of a must come spot in Vietnam. This trip starts with a day trip to Ninh Binh then drive across the delta to the coast for one night cruise in Bai Tu Long Bay on our boats. All of the destinations in our itinerary were carefully inspected by our travel experts to ensure bringing the most interesting and not crowded trip to beloved customers.


  • Discover the most beautiful and peaceful sites of Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Step into ancient parts of  Vietnam’s natural and cultural history both in Ninh Binh and Bai Tu Long Bay
  • Rowing boat trip to Vung Vieng fishing village with scenic views in a quiet area, far from the main tourist stream
  • An overnight on luxury boat of Indochina Junk fleet, friendly staff, great chef and professional services
  • Cruise to quiet part of the bay, far from the main tourist stream.

Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Tam Coc – Mua Cave

Mua cave viewpoint

Pick you up from hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter at 8.00Am then depart for Ninh Binh.

With this full day trip, you will have chance to visit the most beautiful sites of Ninh Binh area.

AM: Boat trip in Tam Coc. After 2.5hr driving from Hanoi, we will board on a boat tour in Tam Coc that leads you to the places where most of the photos from Ninh Binh area are taken. Have you seen that river surrounded by rice fields and mountains? Here you will have the chance to see it in real life, we recommend this boat tour as a must see if you are in the Ninh Binh. You also can visit Thai Vi Temple or Bich Dong Pagoda which are just about 10 minutes away from the start of the Tam Coc boat tour with easy cycling if you want.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

PM: Mua Cave. Afternoon will be starting with travelling to Mua Mountain to visit Mua Cave where is worth being visited in Ninh Binh as well! The cave brings you one of the best panoramic view of one of the nicest sceneries in northern Viet Nam. Planning a trip to Mua caves, besides you take a ride to the cave you will being overcoming 486 stone steps to see beautiful sceneries on the top of Mua Mountain. The road to Mua cave was imitated as Great wall of China. Although it may make you tired because of high steps, it becomes more interesting if you climb slowly and on the way you can take some nice photos.

Have dinner in a local restaurant and overnight in hotel in Ninh Binh.

Meals: Lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Ninh Binh (Vancouver hotel – 01 Double Junior room) or similar standard hotel

Day 2: Ninh Binh – Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son Cave

Thien Canh Son cave on Bai Tu Long Bay

08.00 AM: Depart from hotel in Ninh Binh

After about 3.5 hour drive, there comes Halong cruise port, enjoy welcome drink & cruise briefing. Lunch is served while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay. In the afternoon, you spend time to visit the well- hidden Thien Canh Son cave, relax on a white sandy beach at Hon Co Island and go kayaking. Have dinner and overnight on board.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Accommodation: Double/twin cabin on Dragon’s Pearl boat

Day 3: Vung Vieng Floating Fishing Village – Halong Cruise Port – Hanoi

Visit Vung Vieng fishing village

We start a day with glorious view of the Bay with a cup of tea or coffee and enjoy breakfast in the fresh air. After breakfast, we will visit Vung Vieng fishing village, discover the area by a rustic row-boat and pass through the floating house and fish farms.

Cruise towards the harbor while a Set Menu lunch is served.

After disembarking, drive to Yen Duc village in Dong Trieu province for a short break in this typical Vietnamese agricultural village which is rich in culture and tradition, enjoy water puppet show performed by local artists.

16.00 – 16.30: Arrive in Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch
Accommodation: NA


  • All land transportation Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Halong- Hanoi
  • Hotel in Ninh Binh
  • Welcome drink
  • Luxury en-suited cabin with A/C, hot water
  • All meals are mentioned in program
  • Tea & coffee free on breakfast
  • Guide on tour
  • Kayaking
  • Entrance fees
  • Water puppet show


  • Personal expenses
  • Extra drinks
  • Bank charge (for payment by credit card)

This itinerary might subject to change due to the weather or tide condition without prior notice.