Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Biking and Boat Day Trip from Hanoi

Day Trips & Excursions in Tam Coc

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Just 68 miles (110 km) and 2.5 hours driving from Hanoi center, you will have a chance to enjoy beautiful landscapes in one of the most storied provinces in the north of Vietnam. Many backpackers choose Ninh Binh as a stop-over for their trip through Vietnam.
8:00 - 8:30: Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter Area and leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historical capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of the Le and Dinh Dynasties. Our bus will then transfer you from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for buffet lunch around at 12:30pm.After lunch, take a boat trip to visit Tam Coc which well-known as "Halong Bay on Land" 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). Drive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:30pm

What’s included

  • Hotel pick-up (pick up and drop off at hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter area, Hoan Kiem district only. otherwise kindly go to our office at No 9 Hang Huong at 7:45am or contact our hotline after making reservation for best arrangement)
  • English speaking guide
  • Transported by model AC bus
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Visiting Mua Cave (if you choose option Private tour 2 or Small Group Tour 12pax)
  • Biking trip around the countryside area
  • 0.5l Bottled water on bus per person per day
  • Buffet Lunch (with local food - Vietnamese cuisines)
  • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
  • Pick up and drop off at hotels located outside of the Old Quarter area
  • What not mentioned clearly


  • Small-group tour
  • Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
  • Buffet lunch included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included