Full day at Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Mua Cave tour

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If you are looking for a peaceful destination and not too far from Hanoi, Ninh Binh province will be a perfect option for you. Join this tour, you will experience a full day to get closer to the nature with stunning sceneries of this land with mountains covered by green trees, successive rice fields and blue sky. Take time to sit on the boat, follow the river’s flow to observe the caves by your eyes. This will be memorable trip for you!



  • Discover the stunning landscapes of Ninh Binh
  • Sit on the bamboo boat to explore caves
  • Cycle at small roads and observe countryside's beauty
  • Enjoy Sunset party at the swimming pool



7:30 - 8:00: Tour guide will pick you up at hotels in Old Quarter area for starting the tour.

10:10 – 10:20: Arrive to Hoa Lu. You will explore Hoa Lu- ancient capital of Vietnam from 986-1010. You can learn more about the first feudal government as well as a historical period of Vietnam.

11:15: Go to Mua Cave, a highlight point of Ninh Binh. Stand at the peak of mountain, you will be amazed by the impressive panoramic view of Tam Coc and city. This is a great time to capture all of landscapes in photos!

12:30: Enjoy delicious lunch with traditional foods to get the energy back before continuing the tour.

13:40: Discover Tam Coc on the sampan (bamboo boat). You will have chance to see an overall picture of this land with fields and mountains. On the way, you will pass through 3 caves: Hang Ca- first cave, Hang Hai- second cave, Hang Ba- the third cave.

15:10: Spend time for cycling on small roads and observe the beautiful landscapes of countryside.

16:00: Time for relaxing! You will enjoy the sunset party at swimming pool.

16:45: Get on the bus to leave Tam Coc.

18:45: Tour ends. Come back to your departure point.



With only one day with this tour, you will have opportunity to visit almost of famous destinations in Ninh Binh province.  

You will can learn more about Vietnamese history through tour guide’s stories at Hoa Lu ancient capital. Then, move to Mua Cave where King used to visit to enjoy dance performances from the  lady. You will climb about 500 stairs to reach the peak of Mua mountain. You will be amazed by its paronama view as standing on the top of mountain. You can see an overal view of the river, mountains and rice fields. Don’t forget take selfie and capture all of beautiful landscapes with your photos! 

Transfer to the local restaurant to get the dinner with Vietnamese food.  

In the afternoon, you will have relaxing time on sampan boat. Sitting on the boat, you will start to explore Tam Coc. The boat will help you go inside caves (Hang Ca- first cave, Hang Hai- second cave, Hang Ba- the third cave) easily. Let’s enjoy peaceful time on the boat as observing stunning view. The water is quite clear so you even can see algae under the water.  

To have a better discovering at Ninh Binh, you will cycle through villages there. On the way, maybe you will see some farmers are working at their fields, some children are playing to each other. This atmosphere is quite easeful! 

For the last activity for the tour, you will have a small sunset party at the pool after a long day with many interesting activities. You can choose to jump to the water and swim or even just sit and enjoy fruits and water.  

Hope this tour can give you memorable memories and become one of highlights in your trip in Vietnam! 


  • Air-conditioned shuttle bus round trip and transfers from Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Complimentary water bottles on the bus
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Set menu
  • Boat trip in Tam Coc and Mua Cave ticket
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bike


  • Beverages, tips & personal expenses

Please Note

  • Option 1: Set menu + shuttle bus: price like the website

  • Option 2: Set menu + Limousine: you will pay extra fee: 5 USD (115,000 VND)/pax. If you want to upgrade this, please contact to us for this request to have payment information

  • Roundtrip service is available at hotels in Old Quarter area
  • This price doesn't apply for holiday
  • You should bring walking shoes and trousers for the biking and hiking, hat, suncream, inserts spray and some cash 
  • Timeline of activities can be changed depending on weather and other factors

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