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“boat ride”(72 reviews)
“ancient capital”(20 reviews)
“day trip”(46 reviews)
Tam Coc Tours has gained much experience in the field of international and domestic travel. With dynamic, enthusiastic, extensively experienced and multilingual staff, such as English, French and Chinese, we are always willing to help our clients in...more
36 Pham Ngu Lao Street -Ninh Binh City - Vietnam | 36 Pham Ngu Lao Street -Ninh Binh City - Vietnam, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 98 491 90 26
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We booked the Tam Coc 1-day tour with Sinh Cafe (7 Hang Hanh), and paid $32 for the "deluxe" tour including bicycles. After reading some of the reviews on here, I was dreading, but prepared to deal with really pushy sellers; however, I didn't experience...More

15  Thank CptWonderpants
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We took a day tour to Hoa lu Tam coc. Tour itself was good with beautiful scenery and buffet style food was plenty. The problem was the boat tour. I wondered why only 2 people get in one boat at first but realized why before...More

11  Thank TorotaS
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This trip takes you to an unforgettable place which is described as ‘the Halong Bay of the land’. We did the one day Tam Coc tour and our guide’s English was sublime. We were picked up from our hotel, the journey there is 2 1/2...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired a guide through our hotel and he took us to Tam Coc for the boat ride. There are 2,500 boats in total so you never have to worry about getting a ride. The lady took us out for 2 hours and we went...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2018

Picked up in Luxury coach and drove around old town for about 15 minutes picking up other participants . Enjoyed this as Kimmi the guide filled us in on the interesting streets we were travelling through. The driver was very skilful manoeuvring around the narrow...More

Thank RowdyMelbourne
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This tour operator has the worst service. Base was the long hotel in Ninh Binh. The food was cold and fairly good. They broke my backpack, didn’t tell me, apologize and didn’t offer any compensation. The were rude and told me I was impolite. In...More

1  Thank sophiamerl
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Very long story, but short version we booked the luxury day tour to Ninh Binh through Tan Coc Tours. It appears they over booked the bus we were last on they told us to get off go back to our hotel an wait for another...More

2  Thank bbeguely1
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

i enjoyed this tour very much. i went here solo on a saturday. i enjoyed it so much. it was spring and the flowers are in bloom, there were also rice planted along the mountains. i enjoyed the boat ride and the place so much....More

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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Love the ride on the sampan down and up the river. Pass some nice bungalows along the river, look like nice and quiet getaways. Nice bicycle ride after the boat ride. Visit to the temples were ok, nothing spectacular.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Very good attractions and our guide Sarah was very helpful but we could not do the bike part of the tour due to rain and you would be unable to do the boat trip if it rained heavily, no alternative was offered. Be aware that...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Great one day tour from Hanoi. Beautiful scenery and landscapes. If you have an opportunity, take also a short bike ride, you will not regret this. I recommend this place

1  Thank Monia K
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

A day trip to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc. Pick up was on time and the tour guide Rose was friendly, knowledgeable and good fun. We made a short rest stop on the way. First stop were the temples at Hoa Lu which were interesting...More

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Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
We did it in one day and that seemed perfect. Air conditioned van and tour guide arranged by our hotel in Hanoi was very good. It's a lovely day trip.
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16 July 2017|
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Response from mom511 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for late reply , but if you havent done your tour yet here's my two cents worth - if you're already doing the Halong Bay tour I think you can skip this . This is more for people who do not have as much free time to... More