Day trip

From Hanoi: Hoa Lu, Mua Cave and Tam Coc Full-Day Trip

4.1 / 5

11 reviews

Activity provider: VIETNAM OPENTOUR CO LTD
Day trip

From Hanoi: Hoa Lu, Mua Cave and Tam Coc Full-Day Trip

Activity provider: VIETNAM OPENTOUR CO LTD
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From US$ 89 US$ 44.50 per person

Get back to nature and discover the culture and history of the local people on a day tour of the Ninh Binh province. Explore Hoa Lu, go hiking, sample a Vietnamese lunch, and enjoy a boat trip.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide


  • Admire panoramic views of Tam Coc from the Mua Caves
  • Ride in a traditional sampan boat through picturesque caves
  • Visit the former capital of Vietnam
  • Savor a traditional Vietnamese lunch
Full description

Escape the hustle and bustle of Hanoi for the day and spend the day in the breathtaking nature of Southern Vietnam. After getting picked up from your hotel or meeting in point in Hanoi Old Quarter, travel south to the province of Ninh Binh. Stop in the former capital of Hoa Lu and enjoy 1 hour to explore this breathtakingly beautiful ancient city. Next, hike to the top of the Mua Caves Viewpoint and enjoy panoramic views of Tam Coc before sitting down to a delicious Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, board a traditional sampan boat and enjoy a 1.5-hour boat ride on the Ngo Dong river through 3 of Tam Coc's most famous caves: Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang Ba. Begin the journey back to Hanoi in the late afternoon, arriving back just in time for dinner

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in the Old Quarter area
  • Return transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 Bottled water
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Buffet/set menu lunch
  • Boat trip
  • Pickup and drop-off outside of the Old Quarter
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Additional beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Itineraries and schedules are subject to change without notice, depending on the weather and operating conditions
  • Wheelchair users are unable to partake in water sport activities on the boat
  • It is common practice to tip the boat rowers in Tam Coc at least 2 USD
Customer reviews

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4.1 /5

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March 9, 2023

The tour is good, the view is great, the landscape beautiful. The guide was very supporting during all the activities. The food could be better during the lunch time. Besides that it was a good experience.

February 19, 2023

Pick up late Poor communication

February 7, 2023

Product ID: 375131