Private Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave with Boat Trip, Temple, Biking, Lunch

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From $60.00

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 10 minutes

Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Admire panoramic views of Tam Coc from the Mua Caves
Ride in a traditional sampan boat through picturesque caves
Visit the former capital of Vietnam
Savor a traditional Vietnamese lunch
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Hanoi for the day and spend the day in the breathtaking nature of Southern Vietnam. After getting picked up from your hotel or meeting in point in Hanoi Old Quarter, travel south to the province of Ninh Binh. Stop in the former capital of Hoa Lu and enjoy 1 hour to explore this breathtakingly beautiful ancient city.
Next, hike to the top of the Mua Caves Viewpoint and enjoy panoramic views of Tam Coc before sitting down to a delicious Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, board a traditional sampan boat and enjoy a 1.5-hour boat ride on the Ngo Dong river through 3 of Tam Coc's most famous caves: Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba. Begin the journey back to Hanoi in the late afternoon, arriving back just in time for dinner

What's Included

All entrance tickets to sites indicated in the description

Boat trip

Boat trip, Biking

Bottles of water on the bus

Buffet lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine

English-speaking tour guide


Private transfer pick up and drop off

Round-trip transport with pick-up at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

What's Not Included

Other Beverages

Personal Expenses

Pick-up and drop off outside Hanoi’s Old Quarter

Tips/Gratuities (Optional)

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 3
  • CHILD: Age: 4 - 7
  • ADULT: Age: 8 - 90

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • 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.
  • 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 Ancient Capital
7.30-8.30AM: Pick-up at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter (if your hotel is located out side of Hanoi Old Quarter Area, the meeting point is at the office)
8:30AM: Head out on the drive to Ninh Binh province
10:00AM: Arrive at the ancient capital of Hoa Lu

• Admission Ticket Free

Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
10:15AM: Visit the temples of King Dinh and King Le

• Admission Ticket Free

Tam Coc
11:30AM: Arrive at Tam Coc wharf
11:45AM: Buffet lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine
1:00PM: 1.5-hour Sampan boat trip through the caves and countryside landscape, you will be sitting in a bamboo sampan boat for around 1.5 hours, with a local rower
3:00PM: Return to Tam Coc wharf for a short break
3:15PM: Bike trip taking around 30 - 40 minutes around countryside villages (if you don't want to bike you can enjoy a cup of tea in a local restaurant or visit a local market)
4:00PM: Shuttle leaves for Hanoi
6:30PM: Arrive at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

• Admission Ticket Free

Mua Caves
The cave brings you one of the best panoramic view of one of the nicest sceneries in Viet Nam- that’s Ninh Binh- which is known as a wonder of the world, the Telegraph from UK said “It’s an area known locally as Vietnam’s ‘Inland Halong Bay’” or Mua Cave – The Vietnamese “Great Wall of China”

This can’t be denied since more and more foreigners choose Mua Cave( Hang Mua – Vietnamese name) for their short holidays while being in the north of Viet Nam.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Included

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