Hoa Lu Temple and Tam Coc Grottoes Day Trip from Hanoi

This day trip will give you a great opportunity to getaway the bustle and hassle city of Hanoi to visit one of the most peaceful countryside villages in the north of Vietnam. This will help you to learn more about the history and culture of the countryside on a full day tour. As well as discover Tam Coc, which is well-known as dry Ha Long bay on the sampan boat rowed by the local through the water caves and rice paddies.

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11 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Boat trip on Tam Coc river
    • Biking at countryside area
    • Lunch at the local restaurant
    • English speaking guide
    • A small mineral water on bus
    • 1 traditional hat
    • Limousine bus with AC
    • Entry/Admission - Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
    • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc
    What's excluded :
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (located outside the Old Quarter)
    • Your personal expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Hanoi Opera House, 01 Trang Tien - Phan Chu Trinh Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    08:00 - 08:30 Am Pick up the customers in the Old Quarter

    08:30 - 08:40 Am Pick up the customers at the Opera House

    Stop At: Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 40000 Vietnam

    10:40 Am Visit Dinh King temple and Le King temple in the 10th centery, finding out the heroic histories of this two king in Chinese Wars.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam

    12h00 Enjoy buffet lunch with Vietnamese cuisine.

    13:15 Spend 1.5-hour on the sampan boat trip through the caves and countryside landscape

    15:00 Return to Tam Coc wharf for a short break

    15:15 Cycling from 30 to 40 minutes around the countryside villages (if you don't want to bike, you can stroll around while waiting for the group)

    16:00 Say goodbye to Ninh Binh and return to Hanoi

    Duration: 2 hours

    Pass By: Hanoi Opera House, 01 Trang Tien - Phan Chu Trinh Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    19:15 Arrive at the hotel lobby or the original meeting point

  • Departure Point :
    1: Turtle Tower, Hang Trong, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
    2: Hanoi Opera House, 01 Tràng Tiền, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide free pick up/ drop off service for hotels in the Old Quarter area. Customers who stay outside this area, please kindly go to the meeting point - Opera House - 1 Trang Tien street by 07:30 Am for this pick up.
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Dress code is formal
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions
    • After boat trip on the river, the boat rower always expect the guests tip about $1 USD or $2USD
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Hailights Vietnam

Activity ID: V-126270P6

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