2 days, 1 night


Ninh Binh Emeralda Resort is a five-star resort in Van Long, Ninh Binh, the perfect place to stay if you want to indulge in luxury while exploring the stunning surroundings. The famous tropical forest of Van Long Reserve is located just outside the Emeralda Resort. YESD offers guests a great package deal that includes accommodation and activities.


Stunning scenery


Local homestay




Day 1: Hanoi – Ninh Binh - Van Long

At 8AM we will pick you up from your hotel and go directly to Ninh Binh. From there we will go directly to Van Long Reserve for a bamboo boat trip along the river. We’ll have lunch at a local restaurant before checking into Emeralda Resort. In the afternoon you’ll have free time to take advantage of the resort facilities before having dinner at the hotel.

Day 2: Van Long – Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Hanoi

After a delicious organic breakfast, you’ll check-out of the resort and be taken to Hoa Lu to visit the famous temples of the Dinh and Le dynasties. We’ll then take a short trip to Tam Coc for lunch and a short break. You’ll then board a small Vietnamese boat and explore the beautiful Tam Coc. Make sure you have your camera in hand to capture the stunning scenery. We’ll then return to Hanoi, arriving back at about 6PM.
Itinerary subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions.Included: Ground transport, English-speaking guide, accommodation, activities & meals mentioned above. Not included: Airfares, visa fees, travel insurance, gratuities, personal expenses & all other services not clearly mentioned above.



We give local people employment, income and learning opportunities so they are directly involved in your tourism experience. Our guides and hosts will give you a special insight into culture and life in Vietnam.


We aim to minimise the negative impacts of tourism on the environment and the local community while contributing positively to local economies. We don’t just talk responsible tourism, we act!

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10% of all profits from our tours go towards a community fund. This money allows us to make infrastructure improvements and provide other important resources to those in need.


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“We had YESD organise a trip to Ninh Binh last March and it was beyond what we had expected. Above all, the guys from YESD were really helpful and supportive, making our trip wonderfully smooth and memorable.” See more.
Bich Phuong / Trip Advisor