Small Group Full Day Tour Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave with Limousine Transfers

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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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1. During day trip with small group from Hanoi, you enjoy luxury day tour to the beautiful Mua Caves, the ancient capital Hoa Lu and Tam Coc, featuring karst formations and caves.
2. The itinerary includes a sampan (wooden boat) ride along the river, biking around Tam Coc, and a visit to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam.
3. And also climb almost 500 stone steps to the peak of Lying Dragon for panoramic views of Ninh Binh.
4. This tour is or active travelers loving nature and discovery.
5. Travel comfortably in an air-conditioned vehicle.
6. Enjoy a buffet lunch of Ninh Binh cuisine (included)
Door-to-door hotel pickup and and drop-off in the center of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

What's Included

2 bottles of water per person on bus, cycling

A buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes

All entrance fees indicated in our itinerary

Boat trip & biking in Tam Coc

English speaking guide during the trip

Pick-up /drop off by limousine bus at hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter

What's Not Included

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: 5 - 8
  • ADULT: Age: 9 - 85

Additional Info

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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

Old Quarter
07:30 - 08:00 Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay and start 120 km with comfortable limousine transfer through verdant landscape. Stop over for a rest on the way.

• Admission Ticket Free

Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
10:30 Visit Hoa Lu ancient Citadel with King Dinh Temple dating back to the 10th Century. The old capital has a variety of historical places for visitors to pay a trip.
First and foremost, attractions catching tourists ‘ eyes are temples, where people worship the Emperors and royal people that ruled here more than 1000 years ago: Dinh Tien Hoang Emperor temple, Le Dai Hanh Emperor temple, Phat Kim Princess temple (Phat Kim is a tragic fate daughter of DinhTien Hoang Emperor),
Secondly, Hoa Lu still keeps the remaining of ancients fortress built by Dinh dynasty more than 1000 years ago. The Imperial place lays under the ground for 3m and now become a very interesting place to visit. Tourists will have the chance to see the old items used by the royal family in ancient time. The fortress outside is built based on the natural advantages: the mountain provides good background, the deep valley is a basement, and the rivers supply water for people inside the fortress and would become traps to fight against enemy in any case.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Mua Caves
11:30 Arrive at Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain for watching the spectacular rice valley with precious view of the nature.

Down a sleepy road between rice paddies, this cave (the name means 'Cave of Dance') is not terribly impressive, but there are panoramic views from the peak above. A stone staircase beside the cave entrance zigzags through the karst (beware the goat droppings) and it’s almost 500 steps to a simple altar to Quan Am (the Goddess of Mercy). Look west for the Ngo Dong River winding through Tam Coc.
The climb is paved but steep in sections, so bring water and allow an hour return. Mua Cave is 5km from Ninh Binh and is a popular stop on Tam Coc tours.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Ninh Binh
13:00 Enjoy the lunch at our restaurant with the great local cuisines

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Tam Coc
14:30 Take sampan boat trip which owned and rowed by locals, gently sailing along Ngo Dong river, capturing the wonderful scenery of Karst hills, rice fields, and peaceful villages, and passing “Hang Ca”, “Hang Hai” and “Hang Ba”.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Tam Coc-Bich Dong
16:00 Enjoy cycling time in the quite country road to explore the daily life of the local villagers near Bich Dong area. After that you return to our limousine vehicle and then com back to Hanoi.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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