NB04: Hoa Lu - Bai Dinh Pagoda - Van Long Wetland Protected Area

Hoa Lu has an interesting historical twist. Hoa Lu was the capital of Vietnam during the Dinh (968-980) and early Le (980-1009) dynasties. Atmosphere in the temple is evocative of the heyday of the royal citadel with palaces; pavilions and temples which existed thousands of years ago. It is a remaining evidence of the golden age of the land that three feudal dynasties of Vietnam

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Kenh Ga floating village

Bái Đính pagoda Spiritual and Cultural Complex is a complex of Buddhist pagoda on Bai Dinh Mountain in Gia Viễn District, Ninh Bình Province, Vietnam. The compound consists of the original old temple and a newly created larger pagoda. It is considered the largest complex of Buddhist temples in Vietnam and has become a popular site for Buddhist pilgrimages from across Vietnam.

Van Long Nature Reserve is more glorious limestone pinnacles, this tranquil reserve comprises a reedy wetland that`s popular with bird-watchers. Among the bird species that have been spotted here are the rare black-faced spoobill, cotton pygmy goose and white-browed crake. Van Long is also one of the last wild refuges of the endangered Delacour`s langur, partly because the wetlands keep predators and poachers at bay.


Leaving 8:30 from your hotel Ninh Binh to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital 

Visit Hoa Lu with two temples "Dinh and Le" dynasties
Hike up 200-step to the King`s tomb at the top of Ma Yen mountain to see the views 
Continue trip to Bai Dinh Pagoda take a electric car to visit pagoda after that going for lunch
Afternoon Continue trip to Van Long Nature Reserve 
Visit glorious limestone pinnacles, this tranquil reserve comprises a reedy wetland 
that`s popular with bird-watchers...Finish visiting Van Long and after that back Ninh Binh city 
Tour finish

What to bring
• Camera
• Hat
• Umbrelar
• Sunblock

Included in price
• Entry fees
• Boat tickets
• Car
• Lunch
• Hotel pickup
• guide
• Tips

Not included in price
• Travel insurance  
• Drinks
• Other personal expenses.



Your price when:




You are 2 persons

$43/ Per person



You are 3-5 persons

$37/ Per person



You are 6-8 persons

$32/ Per person



You are 8 up

$26/ Per person