Visit Hoa Lu the first capital of Vietnam; meet a local Vietnamese family and enjoy a traditional home-cooked meal. Explore the stunning limestone caves in Tam Coc by boat and finish the day with a bike ride between mountains and rice paddies.
03 bottle of water per person (02 on the bus, 01 for cycling).
English speaking guide.
Meal (Vietnamese lunch).
Pick up & drop off in Hanoi Old Quarter area.
Sightseeing and boat fees.
What's Not Included
Other optional activities or tours
Personal expenses, Tipping for tour guide/driver
CHILD: Age: 5 - 7
ADULT: Age: 8 - 90
Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
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.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
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
Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
The ancient capital of Hoa Lu is the first capital of Vietnam in the tenth century. It is located in Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh proclaimed himself emperor of Dai Co Viet (Great Viet) and established his capital at Hoa Lu Since then, until the last king of the dynasty of the past, it was the capital of the country for 42 years, 13 years under the Dinh (968-980) and 29 years under the previous (980-1009). Covering 400 hectares, Hoa Lu is a strong fortification erected by nature and man.
Admission Ticket Included
Visit Tam Coc by a small boat rowed by a local for about 1.5 hours. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, the boat trip is a nice journey along the river with the peaceful scenery of Limestone Mountains, rice paddy if traveling during harvest season.
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