In the morning, departure for Ninh Binh by private car via Nho Quan (2 hour driving). We will have lunch at a local house in Nho Quan. After lunch you will take a bike riding tour. Riding bike on a dike along the river, you will see, that is a great opportunity to immerse in the peace of the villages and explore native’s lifestyle.
Upon arrival in Van Long, after boarding a rowing boat you will spend 1 hour and a half cruising through the amazing landscape of rocky peaks, canals and vivid rice fields. Then, heading to Hoa Lu, you will understand more about the country's history. From 938 to 1010 it had been the alluring capital of Vietnam. Have your own dinner and spend the night at hotel.