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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