Hoa Lu - Tam Coc: Boat Trip and Bicycle Ride

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 hours

Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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After only 2 hours driving, you will leave the hectic city of Hanoi behind to enjoy the peaceful scenery of the countryside. Hoa Lu Temple, which used to be the ancient capital of Vietnam during 10th and 11th centuries, is now dedicated to worshiping King Dinh and Le. You will then enjoy a boat trip in Tam Coc's river, with both sides covered in rice fields, on a traditional sampan boat skillfully rowed by the locals and ride a bicycle across rice fields to watch farmers working. This is a day trip from Hanoi that brings you a combined experience of Vietnam history and natural beauty featuring the best of Ninh Binh and a diversity of activities.

What's Included

1 bottle of water per person

Air-conditioned vehicle

All activities (boat trip & bicycle ride)

All taxes, fees and handling charges

Bottled water

Buffet lunch

Hotel pickup and drop-off within the Old Quarter

Professional English-speaking guide

What's Not Included

Buffalo ride for photo taking.



Hotel pickup and drop-off (outside of the Old Quarter, Hanoi)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 9
  • ADULT: Age: 10 - 100

Additional Info

  • Dress code is casual, sporty.
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

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.

What To Expect

Hanoi Opera House
We pick up customers in Hanoi Old Quarter between 8:00 - 8:35 am. (Drop-off service included)

=> Hotels in Quan Thanh, Nguyen Truong To, and Hang Bun: Pickup service between 7:30 - 7:45 am. Drop off services are not included.

=> Hotels outside the above area => Please go to the Opera House front (1 Trang Tien) at 8:30 am to meet the bus and guide.

Depart for Ninh Binh after collecting all participants.

• Admission Ticket Free

Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
In the morning, visit Hoa Lu temple and learn about Vietnamese history.

12:00 pm: Have a buffet lunch with Vietnamese food and Ninh Binh traditional goat meat. The meal is provided without drinks. Drinks are ordered from and paid directly to the restaurant as in the menu. Have a short break before the trip continues.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Tam Coc
In the afternoon, enjoy a sampan boat trip of 1-2 hours along Ngo Dong river, a famous icon of Tam Coc and Vietnam's natural beauty to travelers from all over the world. Tam Coc also belongs to Trang An complex, a UNESCO world heritage site. Then take a bicycle ride to explore the rice fields watching farmers working.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Old Quarter
4:00 pm, return to the bus to go back to Hanoi.

6:00 - 7:00 pm, drop off at your hotel in the Old Quarter. The trip ends.

• Admission Ticket Free

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