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

Highlights
  • Choice of private, small-group, or group tour of Ninh Binh Province
  • Magnificent views of Tam Coc from a boat on the river
  • Great value: lunch, entrance fees, and all activities included
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Hoa Lu and Tam Coc Biking and Boat Day Trip from Hanoi
From US$34.00
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Group TourMost Popular
Delicious Buffet Lunch - Offer free bike
From US$34.00
Small Group Tour 10 pax
Original itinerary plus extra Hang Mua Cave where you get panorama view of Tam Coc from the top of Mua mountain, Boat trip Tam Coc and Biking, great lunch at homestay in Tam Coc...
From US$68.00
Private Tour 2
Private Tour: Itinerary with Hang Mua Cave where you get panorama view of Tam Coc from the top of Mua mountain, Boat trip Tam Coc and Biking, great lunch at homestay in Tam Coc, flexible time...
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Overview
The landscapes and historic monuments of Ninh Binh Province, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lie just south of Hanoi. On this tour, visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu and then venture off-road with a boat cruise around the karst cliffs and grottoes of Tam Coc and a scenic bike ride through the countryside.
What to Expect
After pickup from your hotel in Hanoi, journey south into Ninh Binh Province by air-conditioned bus, minivan, or private vehicle (depending on tour option selected). Stop in Hoa Lu, the capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries, and explore the historic city on a guided tour, admiring its ancient Le and Dinh dynasty temples.

Continue to Tam Coc, where you’ll be welcomed with a delicious buffet lunch of typical Vietnamese cuisine. After lunch, set sail along the Ngo Dong River and cruise through the stunning landscapes of Tam Coc, with its jagged karst cliffs, lush rice paddies, and atmospheric caves. After the cruise, cycle around the surrounding countryside on a bike ride, following a scenic route through rural villages and along the riverside.

Your tour ends with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.
Reviews (106)
1 - 5 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Beautiful scenery but broken bikes

We headed from Hanoi to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc. started out at 8 am but the bus took an hour to pick up other tourists from different locations within the old quarter in Hanoi. The buffet lunch included was good. The bike ride through...More

Date of experience: February 2019
14  Thank CdnGeeseTourist
Reviewed 6 February 2019
relaxing day

We were picked up promptly and had a relaxing ride to Hoa Lu Tam Coc. Other people on the tour were friendly and chatty. We had an ok lunch. The boat ride was the highlight of the excursion for me. The hike up to view...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank debfax
Reviewed 26 January 2019
Best day tour from Hanoi

We opted for Tam Coc as a leisurely alternative to Sunday in Halong Bay and we were not disappointed. Stunning scenery and an awesome boat trip plus a challenging hike to a mountain top. Hoa Lu had a real sense of history as it has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank rusanjos
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile
Nice scenery spoilt by tip demanding boatman

A day trip as per described in itinerary. Guide Jack was excellent in his introduction and knowledge on his country and shared a lot. He warned us about the boatman will be demanding tips and he said it was optional and depends on us. He...More

7  Thank Sethanon
Reviewed 13 December 2018
Truly beautiful place, excellent tour guide and driver, a must do in Vietnam.

A really interesting tour full of activity from the amazing boat ride with foot rowing drivers through amazing countryside to the bike ride along the rice fields.

Date of experience: October 2018
8  Thank Amelia_Brooklyn
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