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Hoa Lu - Mua Cave - Tam Coc - Bich Dong - Biking and Boat Day Trip from Hanoi

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Just 68 miles (110 km) and 2.5 hours driving from Hanoi center, you will have a chance to enjoy beautiful landscapes in one of the most storied provinces in the north of Vietnam. Many backpackers choose Ninh Binh as a stop-over for their trip through Vietnam.

This products with plenty itineraries for your choice

1 - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc Biking and Boat trip

2 - Small Group Tour: Mua Cave - Tam Coc - Biking To Bich Dong

3 - Mua Cave - Tam Coc - Biking and Boat trip
  • Choice of private, small-group, or group tour of Ninh Binh Province
  • Magnificent views of the Tam Coc caves from a boat on the river
  • Great value: lunch, entrance fees, and all activities included
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Hanoi
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem district, journey south into the Ninh Binh Province by air-conditioned bus, minivan, or private vehicle (depending on tour option selected). Stop in Hoa Lu, the capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries, and explore the historic city on a guided tour, admiring its ancient Le and Dinh dynasty temples. Continue to Tam Coc, where you’ll be welcomed with a delicious buffet lunch of typical Vietnamese cuisine. After lunch, set sail along the Ngo Dong River and cruise through the stunning landscapes of Tam Coc, with its jagged karst cliffs, lush rice paddies, and atmospheric caves, often called the 'Ha Long Bay of the interior.' After the cruise, cycle around the surrounding countryside on a bike ride, following a scenic route through rural villages and along the riverside. Your tour ends with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Vietnam Open Tour, 9 Hàng Hương, Hàng Mã, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and drop off offerred if your hotels located in Old Quarter of Hanoi.

Please provide your hotel address (exactly pick up time will be confirmed after we received your booking & hotels' address)
10h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pick-up (pick up and drop off at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter area, Hoan Kiem district only. otherwise kindly go to our office at No 9 Hang Huong at 7:45am or contact our hotline after making reservation for best arrangement)
  • English speaking guide
  • Transported by model AC bus
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Detail itinerary mentioned in the selected option
  • Biking trip around the countryside area
  • 0.5l Bottled water on bus per person per day
  • Lunch (with local food - Vietnamese cuisines)
  • Admission tour included mentioned at option tour you choose
  • Drinks, Gratuities, What not mentioned clearly
  • Pick up and drop off at hotels located outside of the Old Quarter area
  • Surcharge 5usd/per person for travelling on Lunar New Year from 24 Jan to 29 Jan 2020.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • There are 4 attraction: Hoa Lu ancient captital, Mua Cave, Tam Coc and Bich Dong pagoda. Depending to the tour option you choose, the itinerary will included: 2 of 4 or 3 of 4 attractions mentined at What to expect (Ex. Classic itinerary: Hoalu + Tam Coc; New itinerary: MUA CAVE + TAMCOC + BICH DONG Pagoda....)
  • Itinerary can change due to the weather condition
  • Sunscreen, a hat, and comfortable shoes are recommended
  • We recommended bringing a hat, umbrella, raincoat, sunglasses
  • After the tour, If you want to stay in Tam Coc in the few days, Please advise us when you do want to come back Hanoi. Daily we have bus at 15:30 from Tam Coc to Hanoi. Surcharge for this service is 7usd/way/pax
  • Surcharge 15usd/pax (If you book Private Tour) or surcharge 5usd/pax (if you book Group tour) if you travel during Lunar New Year from Jan, 24th 2019 to Jan, 29th 2019. Kindly pay directly in CASH for tour guide when he/she comes to pick you up.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such a fun day packed with several activites. The bicycle ride through the countryside seemed like it wouldn't been too exciting but was such a great way to see the land. The boat trip was long and very relaxing and romantic, even in light rain....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This tour is a beautiful way to see the North Vietnamese countryside and learn about the history of Hoa Lu. Our tour guide Toan was friendly and knowledgable and the trip ran smoothly. I thought was excellent value for money also - highly recommended!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Megan P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to go on a private tour to see the beautiful sights so myself and my 2 daughters went with Toan and his driver. This young man is exceptional and totally made the trip with his in-depth knowledge of the area and his general...More

1  Thank amandadaldry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got picked up in the morning at our Hotel without any delays by our Tourguide Toan in a minibus which even had free Wifi for the whole road:). First u visit the ancient capital of Vietnam then u continue to the boat trip which...More

1  Thank lucinho94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though it was only us two on that day, our smart guide Vu took us everywhere and explained facts behind the sights. It was a personalized and action packed tour with a good lunch. The only thing you could reconsider is buying souvenirs at...More

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10 September 2019|
Response from Abby0406 |
Dear Dreame Tour often finish around 18:30 or 19:30 which depends on the option tours you choose If you need assistance. Whatsapp me: +84942476960 Have a great day Seven P
Hyun K
6 September 2019|
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Response from nomad_iom | Reviewed this property |
Returns at 8pm
Kara S
6 September 2019|
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Response from chishamisom | Reviewed this property |
You will have about 6 hours after the tour before you can catch your flight. You should be sorted. You can even check out the market for good deals before you jet off to Hanoi. Enjoy 😉
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