Discover Legend Ninh Binh From Hanoi Private Tour

Discover the inimitable beauty of Ninh Binh on this full-day tour.

Tour Summary

  • Discover the inimitable beauty of Ninh Binh on this full-day tour. Take a scenic boat ride down the Ngo Dong river through impossibly green rice paddies and looming limestone cliffs to visit the breathtaking Three Caves. Next, visit the wonderfully peaceful Thai Vi temple and take in monolithic stone carvings as you listen to the serene sound of birdsong. Enjoy a delicious, authentic lunch overlooking the river before visiting the village of Van Lam Hamlet, where friendly locals will explain the 700-year-old practice of lace embroidery and allow visitors the chance to give it a go. 


Experience the outstanding natural beauty and iconic history of Ninh Binh in this full-day tour. After collection from the Hanoi hotel, enjoy a scenic drive to an area of natural beauty, often referred to as ‘Ha Long Bay on land’. Once there, meander lazily down the tranquil Ngo Dong river Gaze in awe as foliage-topped limestone cliffs loom magnificently over the tranquil waters – don’t forget to take a camera to this stunning natural wonder.

Disembark the vessel and take a short walk to experience the quiet beauty of Thai Vi temple. Built in 1258 by King Tran Thai Tong to worship Buddha and the three saints, this stunning example of ancient architecture has an undeniable air of peace and tranquility. Constructed from monolithic greenstone and boasting unique features such as pagodas, stone carvings and more, Thai Vi is a place that will not be easily forgotten. After time to explore and unwind, walk through rice paddies to a secluded local restaurant surrounded by limestone mountains and lakes to enjoy a selection of local delicacies.

Once sated, continue the exploration of these magical lands. Walk to the village of Van Lam Hamlet, known for its traditional lace embroidery practices. Meet with smiling locals and hear how they preserve this 700-year-old craft in modern times. Try a hand- on for yourself before coming away with a small embroidery gift and transfering back to Hanoi with wonderful memories of this special place. 


  • Off the beaten walking path and less touristy visiting places. 
  • Go beyond the window into a local life and give back to community. 
  • Suitable to all ages, no requirements of fitness level.


48 Hours
10 Hours
Hotel Pick-Up/Drop-Off
Voucher Type
Email Confirmation
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What You Get


  • Transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch in a local restaurant with peaceful view. 
  • Visit to local embroidery workshop. 


  • Travel Insurance
  • VISA
  • Services & Drinks (if not mentioned in the itinerary) 
  • Tips and Gratuities 

Additional Information

  • Pick-up and Drop-off at Hotels located centrally in Hanoi. Pick-Up and Drop-Off beyond central location such as JW Marriott, will require additional surcharge.
  • This is a private tour, only your group will participate in this tour.

How To Use

  • Present either a printed or mobile voucher to the guide to verify before boarding the vehicle
  • The tour is only valid on the date and time specified 

How To Buy

  • After purchase, kindly email the following details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg
    • Name of Hotel

Terms and Conditions

  • Changi Recommends and the appointed operator will not be responsible for any accidents, loss of property or damaged caused by individual negligence
  • The e-ticket/e-voucher cannot be exchanged for cash or used on more than one occasion
  • Any alteration(s) on the e-ticket/e-voucher will not be accepted by Changi Recommends and the appointed merchant
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances that affects tour departure or ticket/voucher invalidity, customers will be notified and be advised accordingly

Cancellation Policy:

  • Tours/Experiences subject to cancellation without prior notice due to unforeseen circumstances, and (or) when there is an official request from the authorities
  • Refunds will be given to customers under these circumstances:
    • No refunds will be entertained for cancellation made 3 days or less prior the departure date
  • There will be no refunds even if included items are not utilised by the visitor
  • In the event of late comers/no show, it would be considered as cancellation and no refund will be given

Amendment Policy:

  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • Additional charges may apply for amendments

Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.

How to Get There

Tour Starts at 07:30hrs - 08:15hrs, Ends at 17:30hrs - 18:15hrs

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After purchase, kindly refer to "How To Buy" and email the necessary details to attractions@changirecommends.com.sg