Natural beauty of Tam Coc, Ninh Binh

Tam Coc means three caves and it also known as Xuyen Thuy cave in Hoa Lu district is one of the most tourist attractions in Ninh Binh. A very long time ago, this place was originally a sea area, ocean waves eroded cliffs through centuries create strange shape as you can see nowadays. To visit Tam Coc, travellers will have great time enjoy a 2 hour on rowing boat on the beautiful stream

Tam Coc - one of the most tourist attractions in Ninh Binh

Tam Coc – one of the most tourist attractions in Ninh Binh

Sitting on small boats slowly gliding on Ngo Dong River in a quiet space, you can clearly feel the clarity of the atmosphere here without car horns, sound of engines or the unpleasant city noise. You will hear only the sound of paddle gently hit the water, the wind blowing and birds singing. Visit Tam Coc with Indochina tours Vietnam

Travellers sitting on small boats slowly gliding on Ngo Dong River

Travellers sitting on small boats slowly gliding on Ngo Dong River

When a local boatman keeps moving his paddles forward, you can immerse youself in the green of rice fields stretching along the banks of Ngo Dong River and rolling mountains. Three Caves in Tam Coc including Ca cave, Hai cave and Ba cave in which Ca cave is the largest and also the most beautiful one. With a length of 127 meters, Ca cave is located under a large rock crossing two great mountain ranges on Ngo Dong River’s two banks

The beautiful view seen from Ca cave

The beautiful view seen from Ca cave

As your boat enters the cave, it is very cool inside and I’m sure you will be impressed by the mysterious falling stalactites. The boats take travellers out of Ca Cave to continue the journey to discover two next caves: Hai cave and Ba Cave. Actually, the next two caves are quite similar to the first one but they are shorter and lower. If you are the first one to come here since the water is still not brandished by the paddles, remeber to look at the water surface and you will see it reflect amazing clouds. Tours in Vietnam

Look at the water surface and you will see it reflect amazing clouds

Look at the water surface and you will see it reflect amazing clouds

Travellers who love adventure can continue to sit on boats and row 2km further to visit Tien Stream which has very clean and clear water so that you can even see fishes swimming. According to legend, once upon a time, beautiful fairies often bathed here so people call it Tien Stream (Fairy Stream)

Adventurous travellers can continue to row 2km further to visit Tien Stream

Adventurous travellers can continue to row 2km further to visit Tien Stream

Tam Coc – an attractive destination where you will have memorable while gliding down a narrow stream on a sampan, passing through caves and green paddy fields

The Indochina Voyages team.

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