Weekend excursion to Bich Dong

Update: May, 08/2014 - 09:42

HA NOI (VNS)  — On Saturday, the Friends of Vietnam Heritage will host an excursion to Bich Dong in Ninh Binh Province, famous for its beautiful landscape of limestone karsts.

Starting at the Sofitel Plaza Hotel at 8am, the group will make a 100km journey southeast to the destination, where they will start their excursion with a short walk to the Mountain Cave Pagoda for a spectacular view of the limestone formations.

Afterwards, tourists will board local row boats and cruise to Thung Nang (Sunny Lagoon) and Thung Ram (Shady Lagoon), where they will take in the landscape of the famous Trang An area.

Other optional activities that tourists can join include walking along the Ngo Dong canal to visit Thai Vi Temple. Cyclists can also rent a bike to pedal the surrounding Tam Coc area.

The group will return to the bus at 3pm to come back to Ha Noi.

To join the excursion, contact or dial 0917294923. Tickets are VND520,000 including transport, row boat trips, an entrance ticket and drinking water. — VNS