Visit Hoa Lu and Tam Coc and learn more about the northern Vietnamese countryside, history, and culture on a full-day tour. Hoa Lu is an ancient capital, and Tam Coc, which means “3 caves,” features karst formations and caves you’ll explore by boat.
You’ll depart Hanoi in the early morning and head to Ninh Binh province where you’ll visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. Later, on arrival at the Tam Coc wharf you’ll explore the caves by sampan boat. Cycle to Bich Dong before returning to Hanoi. A Vietnamese buffet is included.Detailed Itinerary07:45: Pick-up at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter08:15: Head out on the drive to Ninh Binh province10:00: Arrive at the ancient capital of Hoa Lu10:15: Visit the temples of King Dinh and King Le11:30: Arrive at Tam Coc wharf11:45: Buffet lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine13:00: Sampan boat trip through the caves (90 minutes including rowman)15:00: Return to Tam Coc wharf for a short break15:15: Bike around countryside villages16:00: Shuttle leaves for Hanoi18:30 to 18h45 pm Arrive at your accommodation in Hanoi’s Old Quarter