8:00 Am our profestional English speaking tour guide and driver of Grand Vietnam Tours will meet you at the lobby of hotel and transfer you to Ninh Binh - with 2 hours driving.
Our fist stop for this day trip is Bai Dinh Pagoda Complex, this is the largest pagoda in Southeast of Asia. walk up on the road in Dinh Mountain surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted and the limestone karsts dotted around which will take your breath away.
In this amzing pagoda, you have a great chance to see 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats), 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones and Three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each), 100 tones statue of Buddha Sakyamuni made of bronze and enjoy the panoramic view of picturesque landscape dotted with limestone mountains.
After that, you will enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant with speacial local dishes.
In the afternoon, we will embark on a traditional sampan gently roweddown the exquisite river through numerous caves in Trang An Grottoes, a UNESCO-listed series of grottoes carved from the region's striking natural monoliths of limestone, which rises dramatically out from the fabulous paddy fields. On this leisure sampam trip,you will be rowed down the exquisite river through numerous caves: "Hang Toi" (Dark Cave), "Hang Sang" (Bright Cave) and "Hang Nau Ruou" (Cave of Distillery).
Drive to hotel for check in and overnight in Ninh Binh