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Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Tour from Hanoi, Including Lunch

  • Visit two key components of the Trang An UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the 1,000-year-old temples of Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital
  • Pedal through rural villages and ride a sampan boat through Tam Coc caves
Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Tour from Hanoi, Including Lunch
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Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Tour from Hanoi, Including Lunch

Pressed for time? Capture the highlights of Ninh Binh in just one day on this action-packed tour from Hanoi—perfect for anyone who loves both landscapes and culture. Visit the Hoa Lu temples, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site; ride a sampan through the caves of Tam Coc; cycle through charming villages; and savor a Vietnamese buffet lunch, all under the eye of a local guide.

What to Expect

Your guide will collect you from your hotel or guesthouse in Hanoi’s Old Quarter for the climate-controlled journey to Ninh Binh and Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital. Discover two of the most classic temples, King Dinh and King Le, before you set off for Tam Coc.

Enjoy a buffet lunch by the waterfront amid the UNESCO-listed landscapes before you board your sampan boat to ride the river through karst and caves. After a short break at the wharf, hop aboard a bike for a leisurely cycle trip through some of Ninh Binh’s charming villages, before your shuttle drops you back to your accommodation.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Life time experience

Me,my wife and our son never forget this tour .That was our life time experience .The beautiful scenery of both side the river specially caves .When we enter the big cave which was full dark. That moment we could not explain ,but you will surprise...More

1  Thank Sabbir S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Good Trip but be prepared to be hounded for tips...

Pick up and drop off at my hotel in the Old Quarter. Our guide, whose name was Quan (same name as a different guide, on a different tour I went on... must be a popular name) spoke very good English and was very informative, especially...More

4  Thank fishtankshoes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago
A long day journey

During that day tour, the weather is humid. But because of all the natural views, all those "it is so hot" rants, was wiped out with those beautiful scenery. I love nature. I traveled solo to move away from the busy office life. having this...More

1  Thank daryll m
Reviewed 12 June 2018
It was one of a kind experience

I was so excited to do this trip as per the pictures i saw taken from various viewpoints, it was too hot and too sunny which kind of killed our mood. (make sure to do this trip as early as possible or late evening) it...More

Thank Arjuna C
Reviewed 22 April 2018
Nice Day Trip

Tam Coc was very beautiful. The boat ride is touristy, but the scenery is well worth it. The boat sellers selling "snacks" at the turn around point is to be expected. They were pushy, but I couldn't really blame them! The best part of the...More

1  Thank marthaemi
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18 July 2018|
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Response from marthaemi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do that at the turn around point. Its a pretty small amount to buy them a soda or something. I wasn't too bothered by it because the experience was really nice, and what the heck - it was the least I could do!