Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Bich Dong Luxury Day Tour Small Group

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Duration: 12 hours

Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

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Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Bich Dong Luxury Day Tour Small Group:

Enjoy this private tour to the beautiful Mua Caves, the ancient capital Hoa Lu and Tam Coc, featuring karst formations and caves you'll explore by boat.
Climb up to the top of the Mua mountain for panoramic views of Tam Coc. Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu with the Dinh and Le temples. Explore caves on a sampan boat in Tam Coc
-Climb up to the top of the Mua mountain for panoramic views of Tam Coc
-Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu with the Dinh and Le temples
-Explore caves on a sampan boat in Tam Coc

What's Included

2 bottles of water per person on bus.

A buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes.

All entrance fees indicated in our itinerary.

Cycling on country road

English speaking guide during the trip.

Pick-up from hotel/ accommodation in the Hanoi Old Quarter.

Round trip transfer by comfortable Bus Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi.

What's Not Included

All not indicated in our itinerary.

Beverages, travel insurance & tax.

Pick up from hotel/ stay outside Old Quarter of Hanoi.

Tips for local boat rower, tour guide and personal expenses.

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 99

Additional Info

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Old Quarter
7.30 AM - 8.00 AM: Hotel Pick-up
Your English speaking Tour guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel as scheduled. Use the expressway from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in comfort and save time.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Tam Coc
10:15 AM - 12:00 PM Discover the locals on bikes (optional)
If you do not want to bike, the van will take you to the destinations. Start with a visit to Tam Coc - Bich Dong, nearly 1.5 hours by bike. Have the opportunity to experience the beautiful scenery as well as the culture, the life style of the locals and the rice fields. There will be 3 stopovers on the bike ride:
First, visit Bich Dong Pagoda, one of most ancient pagodas located in the mountain cave.
The second stop is the Dam Khe local village, located in the middle of the village, to have a vivid image of the life style here.
The third stop is an outdoor museum (Co Vien Lau). This is a complete complex of an ancient village of Vietnamese with real houses.

12.15 PM: Lunch and relax time: Returning to Chez Loan Restaurant for lunch, relax or play some billiards. At the meal, guests will have a chance to enjoy specialties of Ninh Binh, which is goat meat, rolled with some herbs.

1.00 - 2.45 PM Discover Tam Coc on a rowing boat: After lunch and rest, start cruising on Tam Coc in nearly 2 hours. The hand-rowed boats will take visitors between rice fields, through three water caves. This is where visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature and enjoy the peaceful ambience of the countryside.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
3.00 PM - Move to Trang An-Hoa Lu land:
Visitors will say goodbye to Tam Coc and move to the historical land of Trang An - Hoa Lu, the first place of the original capital of the Grande Viet (Vietnam today).

3.20 PM: Coming to Trang An - Hoa Lu: Reaching Hoa Lu town which was the first capital of the feudal nation Grande Viet. Here visit two temples of the two kings (King Dinh and King Lee) who founded Vietnam 1000 years ago.

4.00 PM: Tea break - Sun set hunting: Leaving Hoa Lu town, move to the Bamboo home that is located on a river bank for a tea break. After the activities of today, visitors will be moved to a valley, located next to the river and rice paddies. Here have a relaxing time, enjoy the drinks while watching the sun downs.

5:00 PM : Leaving Hoa Lu land: Say goodbye to Ninh Binh, return to Hanoi by expressway.

6:30 - 7:00 PM Hotel / Farewell: Back to hotel, end of the trip to Ninh Binh.
Enjoy exploring the profound culture and history of this legendary land, as well as experiencing the beauty of nature here.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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