Private tour - Ninh Binh-Tam Coc-Mua Cave-Bich Dong Pagoda 2 Day Tour from Hanoi
Discover Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh with Cyclo Travel & Leisure, the ancient capital of Vietnam during the Dinh and Le dynasties. Vibrant green rice fields dotted with limestone outcrops will impress every visitor to the area. Enjoy a leisurely ninety minute sampan boat through the caves of Tam Coc, a photographer’s dream with opportunities at every turn. See where the movie 'Indochina' was filmed, and how it brought fame to Vietnam. Take a great experience by cycling to Mua cave, enjoy the stunning view of Tam Coc on the top of the mountain. We offer the best price with unique experiences for this 2-day trip from Hanoi.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- 2x Lunch
- Accommodation included: 1 night
- Private English speaking tour guide
- Private car/minivan
- All entrance fees
- Private boat tour
- Home-stay with breakfast
- Drinking water on tour
- Entry/Admission - Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
- Entry/Admission - Tam Coc
- Entry/Admission - Mua Caves
What's excluded :
- Drinks (Soft-drinks, beer & wines)
- Personal expenses
Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu Ancient Capital - Tam Coc - Bich Dong Pagoda - Overnight in Tam Coc
Stop At: Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 40000 Vietnam
You will spend about 50 minutes to visit 02 King Temples in Hoa Lu that dedicated to Emperor Dinh Tien Hoang of the Dinh Dynasty (968-80), and Emperor Le Dai Hanh of the Le Dynasty (980-1009). The ancient Hoa Lu Citadel (most of which has since been ruined) once covered an area of three square kilometers. Our tour guide will explain you more about the Kings' history.
Duration: 50 minutes
Stop At: Bich Dong Pagoda, Ngu Nhac Son Mountains, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
You will visit this special pagoda by a guided tour. The pagoda was built by two monks Tri Kien and Tri The in early 18th century. It comprises three pagodas having the traditional architecture’s characteristics of wood and stone due to the style at that time when Le Dynasty was coming to the end and the period of Nguyen Dynasty began. They were named after their positions on Bich Dong Mountain. Ha Pagoda (Lower Pagoda) is situated at the foot of the mountain. Trung Pagoda (Middle Pagoda) is placed on the mountainside while Thuong Pagoda (Upper Pagoda) is located on the top.
The unique of Bich Dong Pagoda is the perfect combination of ancient pagodas with cross-covered roofs, natural caves and majestic mountains, and so on, hidden in the green of tropical forests. All of them create the panoramic view of wonder called “Bich son bat canh” (An astonishing place gathers enough eight beauties of the country).
You cannot miss visiting this unique pagoda when you are in Tam Coc.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
On arrival in Tam Coc Town, board your private sampan boat. For ninety minutes your private oarswoman / man will take you down the Ngo Dong River. Pass through the three caves that made Vietnam famous in the French film 'Indochine', Hang Ca, Hang Giua and Hang Cuoi. This should be the highlight of the trip.
Duration: 2 hours
Accommodation included: You will stay overnight in Tam Coc in one of the nicest home-stays for the night
Day 2: Cycling to Mua Cave - Drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon
Stop At: Mua Caves, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam
After breakfast & check-out your home-stay, take a guided cycling tour to Mua Cave with stunning rice fields with buffaloes, goats... along the road till approaching Mua cave. Coming here, you will be leisurely hiking with 486 stone stair-steps to the top Ngoa Long Mountain. From the peak, you will admire the majestic panoramic views of Tam Coc. Then have lunch before returning to Hanoi. We will drop you off at your hotel in Hanoi. End of your trip!
Duration: 4 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
We will pick you up & drop you off at your hotel for the tour
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- 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.