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Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Caves Full-Day Private Tour from Hanoi with Boat Ride

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    What to Expect
    At 8am, your knowledeable guide will meet you at your hotel. Board your private vehicle and then drive for approximately 2.5 hours to reach the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. Your guide will provide historical background to help you learn more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history. In old citadel of Hoa Lu, visit 2 temples which were built on the grounds of the old royal palace. One temple is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang and the other to King Le Dai Hanh. Your visit will of Hoa Lu will last about one hour.

    In the early afternoon, you will travel to Tam Coc where you will enjoy lunch in a restaurant featuring a local specialty made with goat meat. After lunch, you will take a 5-minute walk to reach the boat dock to begin your 2-hour boat trip on the Ngo Dong River. Known to the locals as "halong Bay on Land," your journey will feature peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddies and some temples. Along the way, see the local fisherman, visit local villages and explore the three enormous caves, Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba featuring with karst formations.

    Upon completion of the boat ride, you will return to your vehicle and drive back to Hanoi arriving to your hotel around 6:30pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Hanoi's Old Quarter
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Lunch
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Boat trip
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Alcoholic drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Travel insurance
    • Food and beverages, unless specified
    • Personal expenses
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Most travelers can participate
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking in Special Requirements field if required
    • Tour operator is not responsible for damage, loss or theft of of personal belongings; please be sure to keep valuables at your hotel or on your person
    • Recommended items: walking shoes, raincoat, jacket, extra clothes, flashlight/torch, insect repellent and sunscreen
    • Passengers are advised to limit bags to a backpack or small bag for convenience
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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