Full-Day Tour to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc from Hanoi

Day Trips & Excursions in Vietnam

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Enjoy a full day group tour from Hanoi to explore Tam Coc and Hoa Lu. Tam Coc are three limestone caves stretching along Ngo Dong river, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital is the old citadel in Ninh Binh Province with 2 temples which built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh.
Your tours starts when your guide and driver pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quater. Relax as you leave by coach to Hoa Lu on a 2.5-hour drive. Upon arrival, visit the historic capital of Vietnam, Hoa Lu and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Next, head from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch around Midday.After lunch, enjoy a boat trip on Ngo Dong River to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong (around 5 km). Your drive and guide will then drive you back to Hanoi and drop you off at your hotel early evening.

What’s included

  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel
  • Bus transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Bicycle (optional)
  • Mineral water a
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc Tours

What’s not included

  • Pickup outside Old quarters
  • Beverages
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping/ Gratuities
  • All things are not mentioned in the inclusions


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide