Tam Coc tour packages & holidays
Tam Coc as a tour and holiday destination
Tam Coc is located in northern Vietnam, 90 km from Ninh Binh. This small town is one of Vietnam's most spectacular sites. Often called "Halong Bay On Land" by the locals, Tam Coc has almost similar geological shapes and structures like those of the limestone islets of Halong.
Things to do in Tam Coc
You will have the time of your life boating along the Ngo Dong River and through the rice paddies and limestone cliffs. Get a chance to see the best natural attractions in Tam Coc. The area has three caves: Hang Bai, Hang Ca and Hang Hai. For unforgettable memory, don’t miss out the row-boat tour through these three caves. As you explore the caves area, don't forget to take photos of the Bich Dong Pagoda that is positioned on the top of Ngu Nhac Mountain. Other than going on a discovery tour in a row boat and exploring the caves, Tam Coc-Bich Dong has the best site for backpacking. The activity is best done from late May to early June.
While holidaying in Tam Coc, check what the local delicacies are like. Common dishes that will keep you going during the holiday include delicacy de nui (mountain goat meat) usually eaten with com chien (fried rice). Another tasty dish is com chay, is a local specialty of burnt rice from the bottom of the pan served with pork. Eating joints are in plenty and if you are looking to save some bucks, the local market is a good place to get cheap local delicacies.
Prepare for your holiday in advance whether you are going alone or with your family. Organize your travel expenses, book accommodation and get flight tickets in advance. Your tour agent can organize custom tours for families, individuals and small groups.