From USD
per person
45.00
Adult (Age 18-70)
Infant (Age 2-5)

One Day Private Tour to Hoa Lu & Tam Coc from Hanoi

4 / 5 total 2 reviews
Duration: 7 to 8 hours
Product code: 1302
Overview

You will be picked up by our driver/guide to start your tour.

At around 10:30 am, you will arrive at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital. In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh.

In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present-day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel. In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples that have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh. The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

Around 11:30 am leave Hoa Lu to Tam Coc and at noon Have lunch in Tam Coc in a local restaurant and enjoy lunch served with goat meat which is famous as the local speciality.

After lunch, take a 5minute walk to the boat station and start the 2 hour-boat trip to visit Tam Coc. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc are three limestone caves stretching along Ngo Dong river. The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddy and the site of some temples along the way from Hang Ca (first cave) to Hang Hai (second cave) and Hang Ba (third cave).

At 4:00 pm leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi and be dropped off at your hotel.

Highlights
  • Round-trip coach transport included.
  • Opt for a countryside bike tour to Bich Dong Pagoda.
  • Enjoy Vietnamese cuisine for lunch.
  • Float along the Ngo Dong River from Tam Coc to three caves.
  • See temple remnants of the ancient royal dynasties at Hoa Lu.
  • Full-day Hoa Lu and Tam Coc tour from Hanoi, led by an informative guide.
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Private Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 7 to 8 hours
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Live Guide Live Guide
    English
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick-up and drop-off at hotel in Old Quater of Hanoi
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • Instant Confirmation Instant Confirmation
Inclusions
  • Entrance fee
  • Buffet lunch
  • Mineral water on transfer
  • Entrance fees Boat cruising
  • Bicycle around the famer
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off at hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Private transfer
Exclusions
  • All things are not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Tipping/ Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages
  • Pickup outside Hanoi Old Quarter
Itinerary
Hours

You will be picked up by our driver/guide to start your tour

About 10:30am, arrive at Hoa Lu Ancient Capital.

In 968, Dinh Bo Linh declared himself as the King. Since then Hoa Lu existed as the capital for the next 41 years (968 – 1009), of which 12 years was under the Dinh dynasty – King Dinh Tien Hoang, the country named Dai Co Viet, and 29 years later was under the Le dynasty – King Le Dai Hanh.

In 1010, King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long – present day Hanoi. Hoa Lu became the old citadel.

In Hoa Lu there are now 2 temples that have been built on the ground of the old royal palace, one is dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang, the other is to King Le Dai Hanh.

The visit offers a chance to know more about part of feudal dynasties and historical periods in Vietnamese history.

11:30am leave Hoa Lu to Tam Coc

12:00pm. Have lunch in Tam Coc in a local restaurant and enjoy lunch served with goat meat which is famous as the local specialty.

  • Lunch

1:30pm, 5 minute-walk to the boat station and start the 2 hour-boat trip to visit Tam Coc.

Known as “Halong Bay on land”, Tam Coc are three limestone caves stretching along Ngo Dong river.

The boat trip is a nice journey along the river with peaceful scenery of limestone mountains, rice paddy and the site of some temples along the way from Hang Ca (first cave) to Hang Hai (second cave) and Hang Ba (third cave).

4:00pm leave Tam Coc and drive back to Hanoi.

Arrive Hanoi at 6:30pm.

Finish unforgettable full day trip at your hotel in Hanoi!

Meeting Point
Pick up from Hotel in Old Quarter in Hanoi
Know Before You Go
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Customer Reviews See all review >
  • Excellent 5
  • Very Good 4
  • Average 3
  • Poor 2
  • Terrible 1
  • (5)
  • (6)
  • (5)
  • (0)
  • (0)
Very Good

4

Add new review
Name *
Email *
Country *
Ratings (the higher the better)
Rating *
Comments *
Video
Reviewed by David Harris John AU   January 05, 2018
Rating  
Good trip and experience. The tour start from Hanoi oldquarter.
Name *
Email *
Country *
Comments *
Captcha
Reviewed by Jen#review CH   June 10, 2017
Rating  
This full day tour of the caves, were so interesting. Such an enjoyable tour! So well organized, from pick up to the guided tour. The price of food and drinks on the small boat, was just so disgraceful. No fault to our tour company. Always nice to read reviews beforehand.
Name *
Email *
Country *
Comments *
Captcha