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From Hanoi: Hoa Lu, Hang Mua Hike, Tam Coc Boat, and Lunch

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Discover Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam on this day trip from Hanoi. See the Hang Mua Cave, hike up 500 steps for panoramic views, and ride an eco boat tour through rice fields in Tam Coc.


  • See the 10th-11th century capital of Vietnam up close
  • Paddle the caves of Tam Coc by traditional sampan
  • Mua cave for you to catch a panoramic view of ripe rice fields
  • Savor the flavors of rural Vietnamese food
  • Learn about the emperors of the Dinh and Le Dynasties


Explore Hoa Lu, former capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries, and Tam Coc. 07:30: Pick-up from the Old Quarter of Hanoi, relax in air-conditioned comfort on the 2.5-hour journey southeast, approximately 70 miles (100 kilometers) from Hanoi. Upon arrival, see the 2 main temples of the former royal city, including the main temple to Emperor Dinh and the temple to Emperor Le in the foothills of the Den Mountain. Explore the historic sites of the Outer Citadel, separated from the Inner Citadel by the limestone mountains. it’s ideally to visit Mua cave for you to catch a panoramic view of ripe rice fields - challenge with hiking 500 steps. Admire peacefully imposing and stunning beauty of Ninh Binh. Continue to Tam Coc for lunch before cruising the Hoang Long River by traditional sampan. Pass the curious karst mountains carpeted in lush vegetation, and paddle into hidden caves to see geological formations. Round off your day with an air-conditioned transfer back to Hanoi.


Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if private option selected) Meeting point pickup (if shared tour option selected) Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle English-speaking guide Boat trip Entry fees to Hoa Lu Temple, Mua Cave, and Tam Coc Tam Coc Boat trip Lunch

Important Information

  • Meeting up at 07:15 at Charming Vietnam Travel - 31 Lo Su, Hoan Kiem

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