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48 Hours In Tam Cốc-Bích Động

As you approach the small town of Tam Cốc-Bích Động, limestone karsts jump out of the endlessly flat terrain like monuments to the days of yesteryear.

While on the traveller’s radar, Tam Cốc-Bích Động still retains the old charm many are saying destinations such as Ha Long Bay and Sapa are losing with the ever-increasing throngs of tourists every year.

A 3-minute bike ride outside of the ‘bustling’ city center consisting of a small intersection puts you in the middle of rice paddies nestled between mist-covered limestone formations reaching up into the fog. Time slows down, the cacophony of horns of the big city become distant memories, and the feeling of being very small becomes ever-present. 

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