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Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, and Mua Cave 1-Day Tour

Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, and Mua Cave 1-Day Tour

From $86 per person

Go sampan rowing to visit three caves then take a bike to visit traditional villages. Have a buffet lunch. Visit an ancient capital and a famous cave to see stunning panoramic views of the countryside the river.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup from hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter.


  • Take a traditional sampan boat to visit three different caves
  • Go on a bike tour around Tam Coc
  • Enjoy a Vietnamese lunch
  • Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu
  • Climb to the top of Mua Island for incredible views
Full description
Between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM, be collected from your accommodation and head to Tam Coc. Arrive at Tam Coc between 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM and take a traditional sampan to travel along the Ngo Dong river. Visit three different caves, Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba.  Return to Tam Coc for 11:30 AM. Collected your bicycle and begin your cycle to visit some traditional villages around Tam Coc. At 12:00 have a buffet lunch of Vietnamese cuisine at a local restaurant. After lunch, take a luxury car to go to Hoa Lu, which is an ancient capital of Vietnam. Visit the Dinh king temple and Le King temple from the 10th century and find out about the heroic histories of these two kings during Chinese wars. Continue your tour and visit the Mua Cave. This place attracts visitors with its many interesting stories. Climb 500 stone steps on Mua Island and here you can see all the way to Tam Coc, enjoy a stunning panoramic view of the countryside and Ngo Dong river. By 4:00 PM, you will be ready for your return transportation to Hanoi. You will arrive at your accommodation in the Old Quater between 6:30 PM and 7:00 PM. 
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Boat trip to Tam Coc
  • Entrance fees
  • Bike rental
  • Buffet lunch
  • Two bottles of 0.5 L mineral water
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Please note that the tour is subject to change without notice due to weather and operating conditions
  • Unfortunately, those with physical disabilities are unable to partake in the water sports activities on the boat
  • Please advise us of the name and address of your accommodation the Hoan Kiem district for pick-up arrangements
  • Please advise us of the full name and contact details or each participant
  • Please advise us of any dietary requirements
  • You can finish your trip in Tam Coc or Ninh Binh
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February 17, 2019

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