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Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Tour from Hanoi, Including Lunch

  • Visit two key components of the Trang An UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the 1,000-year-old temples of Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital
  • Pedal through rural villages and ride a sampan boat through Tam Coc caves
Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Tour from Hanoi, Including Lunch
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Full-Day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Tour from Hanoi, Including Lunch

Pressed for time? Capture the highlights of Ninh Binh in just one day on this action-packed tour from Hanoi—perfect for anyone who loves both landscapes and culture. Visit the Hoa Lu temples, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site; ride a sampan through the caves of Tam Coc; cycle through charming villages; and savor a Vietnamese buffet lunch, all under the eye of a local guide.

What to Expect

Your guide will collect you from your hotel or guesthouse in Hanoi’s Old Quarter for the climate-controlled journey to Ninh Binh and Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital. Discover two of the most classic temples, King Dinh and King Le, before you set off for Tam Coc.

Enjoy a buffet lunch by the waterfront amid the UNESCO-listed landscapes before you board your sampan boat to ride the river through karst and caves. After a short break at the wharf, hop aboard a bike for a leisurely cycle trip through some of Ninh Binh’s charming villages, before your shuttle drops you back to your accommodation.

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1 - 5 of 17 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Picturesque day trip

We had an amazing day in Hoa Lu and on the Tam Coc. Our guide was very friendly and knowledgeable and his English was excellent. Lunch was very adequate with many options and the bus ride was comfortable. The activities were great fun and well...More

1  Thank Road816944
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent tour if you are short on time

This tour is excellent if you are short on time. It covers all the major attractions and at the same time it is very comfortable. Highly recommend.

Thank Syed A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 3 nights and came across this tour. Tour guide was patient and speak fluent english which is very important for tourist like us. keep up the good work!

Thank W2022MNmichellen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A worth to try one day trip

If you only have one day free in Hanoi, then this trip is one of the best option you can get. 12 hours start from 8am to 8pm (door to door) this trip will take you to an amazo g journey visitng beautiful temples in...More

Thank Hadid W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Temples, Boats and Bikes

Driving out of Hanoi and into the more rural areas allowed us to see some excellent scenery. Visiting the temples was good, but the highlight was definitely the Sampan boat trip. A relaxing trip along the river and I was able to have a beer...More

Thank AnthonyH1734
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24 August 2018|
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Response from marthaemi | Reviewed this property |
The Cycle part is totally optional. A few people on our trip choose not to cycle. There is plenty to see and keep you busy if you don’t cycle.
15 August 2018|
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Response from marthaemi | Reviewed this property |
The tour that I took was about 15 people. There are private options available!
LInda M
4 August 2018|
Response from Sales V |
This tour departs from Hanoi not Halong Bay. If you love Tam Coc, you should take shuttle bus from Tuan Chau island with The Long Bus to Tam Coc (at 12:30pm. arrive at 18:00)