Hoa Lu - Tam Coc 1 day

Ninh Bình is located 91 km from Hanoi and has both rail and road transport links. Express rail connections with Hanoi in the north and Thanh Hoa and Vinh in the south. Buses from Hanoi's South Bus Station stop by Ninh Binh; the bus routes parallel and com

Duration1 day     Trip codeNB02     Trip styleStandard

Nearly one thousand years ago, this place  used to be the Capital of Grand Viet ruled by Dinh and Le Dynasty. In spite of many feudal and historical conflicts, Hoa Lu still preserved its heritages with many temples and pagodas. Your one-day tour will be filled with many legends. Additionally, one thing that makes this tour the most exciting is the boat trip through winding stream to visit Tam Coc (Three caves) - Regarded as "inland Halong bay".


AM: Pick you up at hotel at 7h30 - 8h00 and take 2 hours and a half road trip to Hoa Lu temple, the ancient citadel of Vietnam in 10th century. Enjoy the trek to the King Ding's tomb on a terraced hillside and gaze down at the ancient capital in the beautiful Truong Yen valley below.  Have lunch at restaurant in Tam Coc. Board sampans at Tam Coc to ferry down the Boi river. The small boat goes through 3 cavernous limestone tunnels, offering a cool break and astounding view of the cave structure.

At 15h30 return Tam Coc and take minibus back Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi at 18h00. Tour finishes.

Option 1: Buffet lunch containing about 40 Asia and European dishes

Option 2: Buffet lunch + Go for biking

Note : The itinerary above may be changed at the time of booking


Tam Coc – Bich Dong Tourist Site and Hoa Lu Citadel.


Services Included:

  • Tour guide (English or French speaking)
  • Modern Transportation: (Car or mini Van)
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch as program

Services Excluded:

  • Drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses, Tips….

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