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Hoa Lu Tam Coc Full Day with Boating & Cycling

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Stop At: Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Ninh Binh Vietnam

Hoa Lu  Tam Coc Day Trip is like other days trip in from Hanoi. The tour starts with 8.00am – 8.30am pickup in Hanoi’s Old Quarter by our local guide and bus, followed by a 2-hour drive from Hanoi to Hoa Lu through the lush countryside to Ninh Binh. 

Upon arrival, you will visit Hoa Lu - The Ancient Capital of Vietnam, and the remaining two temples dedicated to King Dinh & King Le. You will learn more about the history of Vietnam dating back a thousand years, and why this area was chosen for the capital of Vietnam. Then, you will proceed to Tam Coc Caves (16km from Hoa Lu) where you will have a lavish buffet lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, Your will continue your Hoa Lu Tam Coc trip with a relaxing sampan boat in Tam Coc, famous as “Halong Bay on land”. The 90-minute boat ride offers you endless photo opportunities. On the rowing boat trip in Tam Coc, you will go through the Tam Coc Caves and pass the rice fields where you will have a chance to take the nice photos of nature and local people working on the riverside. When you return to the dock, take a short break before cycling for approximately 45 minutes along country lanes to enjoy the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields and discover the real countryside of Vietnam. 

Afterwards, you get on the shuttle bus for the return from Tam Coc to Hanoi. The full-day tour concludes with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.  Your Hoa Lu Tam Coc Day Trip ends.

+ Hotel pick-up: Our shuttle bus will pick you up at your hotel only in Hanoi Old Quarter at around 08.00 AM - 08.30 AM. If you are far from Hanoi Old Quarter, please get ready at Hanoi Opera House at 08.20 AM - 08.40 AM.

Duration: 5 hours
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Reviewed 21 May 2019

We had been to Tam Coc tour on May 4th 2019. We were picked up from tour guide on time. Our tour guide "Quynh" was exceptional making sure all the guests requirements were met & took great care of all the visitors. Boating experience was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed 22 April 2019 via mobile

After a couple of busy days in the city, it was great to get out into the countryside again. A morning of culture in the old capital of Vietnam finding out about the first kings of the country, follow by a delicious buffet. Man was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank simeon h
Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful time on this full day tour to Tam Coc. Jimmy was a fun tour guide, gave us tips throughout the day and explained the history/ significance of what we were seeing.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 26 March 2019

Today we had a great trip to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc. I can’t speak highly enough of our guide Mr Man (say mun). He was informative, full of information about where we were, Vietnamese life and Culture and had a great sense of humour....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank bella h
Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

Don't believe positive ratings, there are fakes. Bicycles in a very bad conditions, breaks not working on most of them, so it is not safe to cycling on a road with cars. Because of loosing tire we were lost behind of other and guide don't...More

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