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Tam Coc, Ninh Binh

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Explore an astonishing natural setting of limestone caves and karst rock formations at Tam Coc. The geologic compound was created by the erosive powers of the Ngo Dong River, which many villagers use to irrigate their crops. Go on a sampan tour on the scenic river to photograph the surrounding natural marvels and get acquainted with the local way of life. Besides passing next to strangely shaped caves and vegetation-covered rock formations, you can also visit nearby pagodas and monuments. With our international travel planner, Ninh Binh attractions like Tam Coc can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Beautiful cave. Beautiful scenic river boat. Attracts many French tourists. We can go cycling sightseeing at bich vien pagoda. And visit the lagoon  more »
  • Very nice place to visit but the rowers' request for tip is lowering the satisfaction. We wanted to give a Tip but not by being "asked" for it. When I give the tip the rower said: "give me more" which...  more »
  • If you compare with Halongom, Kok considerably more interesting. Nature of extraordinary beauty, all slowly but with boats, managing to shoot and video and to be photographed. In Ninh Binh arrived by train from Hanoi, which at 6 am. This is done for reasons of early arrival, then do not jostle with jekskursionnikami. Tickets There Kok shopped at the checkout, where we got a taxi. Entrance to 120.000 VND per person on the territory of the reserve, and for renting boats moat 150.000 VND-total 390.000 2. The boat ran a woman rowing oars (constantly whether zevala, krjahtela), for which kept feet. Species around the stunning Halong after visiting here realize prettier and better. On the slopes of the mountain goats, on the plains of black pigs, ran on the rocks live cats. Around the Canal with water are rice Creek, are fishing nets. The grottoes are so low that the ceiling may reach out a hand and have low sailing on a boat. A little straining to beg money to the floating market, buy this or that do not want yourself, buy grebun'e (here it is acting-krjahteli for us, showing how she was tired, and this is just the beginning of the day:)) We would have left a tip, but it turns out for us was prepared. Will definitely recommend to visit. At Trang An decided not to go because of repeatability, based on the reviews and pictures of other travelers. Hanoi returned by train in 4 days.
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  • Fun boat ride! Gorgeous views! Very relaxing. Lost a star for being touristy and being attacked by other boats halfway through trying to sell stuff, really pushing the sell. Anf the boat driver is very pushy on asking for a tip at the end. Also, they talk to each other a lot which kind of ruins the quiet peace of the river.
  • A great day trip from Hanoi!
  • Super. I recommend this afternoon when there is less crowded! Embarked on the last boat.
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  • Halong Bay is a four-time hard recommend TAM COC tour Halong Bay in Ninh Binh than enjoy his fun with the baby will be a small bamboo boat ride can be a little hard to carry gun .... If the worst of luck putting it to go throwing water on the ship because this is puffed but still got so many caves contain over many cave times und driver skills while is pleasantly surprised and enjoy the trip
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  • Enjoy a different boat trips. Kicking paddle boat.
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