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Tam Coc travel experience in the ripe rice season

Update: 29/05/2023
Tam Coc - Bich Dong, also known by many other names such as "Ha Long Bay on land", "Nam Thien De Nhi Dong", this is not only one of the famous tourist attractions in Ninh Binh, but also it is also considered a key tourist area of the country. The full sharing of Tam Coc - Bich Dong travel experiences below will be of great help to you if you plan to visit this attractive tourist destination.

The most beautiful time to travel Tam Coc - Bich Dong is in the ripe rice season, which is the period from mid-May to early June of the solar calendar because this time there is sunshine, images of green and yellow rice fields are blooming. mixed together to create a beautiful picture of the countryside. Besides, when you come here, you also have a lot of wonderful experiences and discoveries.

From Hanoi, there are many ways to get to Tam Coc, visitors can go by car, private motorbike or coach, going straight along National Highway 1A, because Ninh Binh is only about 100km from the center of Hanoi. Arriving at Van Lam wharf, you buy sightseeing tickets for 120,000 VND/person/time, then buy ferry tickets for 150,000 VND/time/boat with 4 Vietnamese guests and 150,000 VND/time/boat with 2 foreign guests, free for children under 3 years old. Then you move to the boat, down the Ngo Dong River and start your discovery journey. It takes about two hours to fully explore Tam Coc.

Tam Coc means three caves including Ca cave, Hai cave and Ba cave. All three caves are formed by the flow of rivers because the rocks in this area are limestone mountains. Ca cave is the largest and longest cave in the cave system of Tam Coc, with a length of 127m, passing through a large mountain, the mouth of the cave is over 20m wide. In the cave, the climate is cool and humid and there are many stalactites hanging down with many shapes. Hang Hai is a small cave with a length of only half of Hang Ca about 60m and nearly 1km from Ca cave, the ceiling of the cave has many stalactites hanging down as beautiful as Ca cave. Although Hang Ba is the smallest cave, only 50m long, it is considered the most beautiful cave compared to the other two caves. Here, you imagine like a stone arch favored by nature, skillfully honed with exquisite details, creating a unique and wonderful beauty for Ba cave.

After visiting the scenery by boat, visitors can disembark at Kem Gio wharf for a scenic walk from the wharf. Then go to Thai Vi temple by following the country roads about 2km from Tam Coc boat station.

At noon, after visiting Tam Coc, it is almost lunch time, visitors can have a meal right at the restaurant in Tam Coc tourist area or nearby restaurants not far away, then rest and continue. Explore Bich Dong Pagoda in the afternoon. Some famous specialties such as elderberry, mountain goat, Yen Mac spring rolls are delicious dishes that you must try. After having lunch and resting, visitors continue to move to Bich Dong Pagoda, the pagoda has an ancient beauty and is known as "Nam Thien De Nhi Dong". Visiting the nearby Thung Nham bird garden eco-tourism area is also very interesting and ends the schedule of exploring Tam Coc - Bich Dong here.

When visiting Tam Coc, visitors should depart early in the morning because the weather is still cool and sunny. A small note for tourists when cruising to visit Tam Coc is to bring a hat, sun hat because the boat does not have a roof for easy observation, wear neat clothes and can be equipped with a binocular to admire the scenery in the distance is very majestic and immense.

Going to Tam Coc this season, whether sitting on a boat or walking on the shore, visitors will feel lost in the colorful carpets when admiring the green rice fields mixed with ripe yellow rice. The field is the place to be reaped, the place to wait for the harvest, creating the array of natural colors that are fragrant, gentle and beautiful. Especially here is preparing to take place Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2023 with the theme "The Golden Color of Tam Coc - Trang An", which is expected to last from May 27 to June 4, 2023, this will be an opportunity for you to admire Tam Coc at the most beautiful time of the year and participate in exciting activities in this important tourism event./.

Source: Translator: Hai Van; Photographer: Xuan Lam
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