Tam Coc literally means three caves and it is located in Ninh Hai Commune, in Hua Lu province, this place has been filled with swaying waves of sea and for many centuries the eroded waves in the slopes have left different forms of wonderful landscapes and the only way to visit Tam Coc is across the waterway path and usually takes about 3 hours.
The town of Tam Kok is located 90 km from Ninh Binh City, which is one and is considered one of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the world and one of the most beautiful and most exciting monuments and fun, and Tam Kok means the three caves are the Hang Ca Ca It takes about three hours along the turns and curves of the Ngudong River. The journey starts from the village of Van Lamm, which is characterized by its picturesque natural fields and karst towers. The longest cave is 125 meters long and 2 meters high. Local women who carry umbrellas often find canoeing, which makes the trip As if it is a pleasant family atmosphere .
The best times to visit Tam Kok
Tam Kok Caves can be visited at all times of the year so you can plan to explore Tam Coc Cave and Tam Coc River. But the most beautiful time to visit Vietnam is in the spring from January to April, and because of the wonderful weather and fresh air, the best time to visit Tam Coc is from May to July, during which time all the rice fields of Tam Coc are in the harvest . The fields are bright and yellow.
How to get to Tam Kok
In general, visitors will come from “Ninh Binh” from Hanoi or Ha Long city, and from some methods:
The road from Hanoi to Ninh Binh – two hours, by bus, it is easy to buy a bus ticket from the travel agency in Hanoi or get a ticket from the hotel. And if you use the bus to go to Ninh Binh, to spend one or a few days there, you can buy a round trip ticket, in case one day trip is booked for your Tam Kok cave tour, the price includes round trip transportation.
Going by local bus, some visitors are interested in trying the local bus to save in order to save a little transportation cost. You can therefore take a bus from Ha Noi to Ninh Binh Province, and you can go to Giap Bat Bus Station to find bus companies on the way to Ninh Binh. However, the bus will not connect you to Tam Kok directly, but it stops at Ninh Binh Bus Station, and from there you must take a taxi to go to Tam Kok and the cost is not very expensive, but it is not highly recommended in this way because it is complicated or you may receive bad service from public transportation. over there .
Going by train, every day there are some trains from Ha Noi to Ninh Binh Station, and the nearest train usually arrives at 6:00 am, and the special train ticket must be booked from Ha Noi Station.
The road from Ha Long City is 5 hours long, going from there is very easy, you need to rent a private car at a cost of $ 120, or choose how to share the bus with others, or buy a ticket from hotels or book your car from one of the travel companies, but the local bus, but it is an option Conveniently, you operate from Halong from 12 am at a cost of $ 12, and the last option is the local bus from Halong to Ninh Binh Province. Tickets can be purchased at Halong Bus Station, there are only two options at 6:00 AM, and 12:00 PM at 120 Vietnamese Dongs.