Just 110 km and 2.5 hours driving from Hanoi center, you have a chance to enjoy landscape in one of the most famous tourist province in the north of Vietnam. Most of backpacker chooses Ninh Binh as a stop-over for the trip through Vietnam. Among plenty of tourist sites such:  Tam Coc – Halong bay on land, Cuc Phuong National Park, Van long Floating Chanel, Trang An Eco…

The Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour is one of the most popular tour in Vietnam with many must see attractions.

This Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour is perfect combination for a day trip to learn about a dark period when Vietnam was conquested by Northern Invader. Hoa Lu is a sacred land with two temple worshiping those kings in 10 century who gave great contribution for the nation. Next, lets take a boat trip along the Ngo Dong river to enjoy landscape in Tam Coc. You will know why its named Halong Bay on Land.

Highlights : 

  • Visit Hoa Lu ancient Capital
  • Take a rowing boat and visit Tam Coc, the Halong Bay on land
  • Take bicycle to discover the natural landscape of Tam Coc
  • Discover specialties of Ninh Binh province




DEPARTURE TIMEPlease stay at hotel’s lobby around 8-8:30 Am
RETURN TIMEApproximately 6-7 PM.
WEARComfortable clothing with long pant (pagoda’s entrance request), hat, umbrella.
INCLUDEDEnglish speaking guide

Entrance fee

Bicycle tour

Rowing boat tour

Buffet lunch

Full transfers by shuttle bus (with A/C, purified bottled water, wet tissue)


Tipping for driver, guide and rowing boat

Personal expense
  • Special request (diet or vegetarian …) should be sent before your departure date.

Children rates:

  • Free of charge for children under 1m (1 metre) , other expense pay by parents
    50% rate of adult for children over 1m ( metre ) and under 1,2m ( 1,2 metre )
    Children over 1,2m ( 1,2 metre ) and over are charged as adults
  • Two adults allow to bring one child.
  • Children 50% & 100% have one private seat and 1 mineral water as adults

08:00 – 08:30 Picking up from hotel/stay.

08:30 Starting drive to Ninh Binh Province

10:00 Arriving at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

10:15 Visiting King Dinh and King Le’s temples.

11:30 Arrive in Tam Coc Wharf.

11:45 Having buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine.

13:00 Getting on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape

15:00 Back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out.

15:15 Biking on country road around village

16:00 Getting on shuttle bus to go back to Hanoi

18:30 Saying goodbye to you at your hotel in Hanoi.

Note: Sometimes, we will switch to visit Tam Coc first and then Hoa Lu.

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Hoa Lu citadel