Ninh Binh - Hoa Lu - Mua Cave - Tam Coc - Cycling 1 Day Tour

Duration: 1 Day
Transport: Bus
Tour code: VRT26
Leisurely time on Shampan to visit Tam Coc - Halong Bay on land, going through the tunnels and explore the local daily life along the Ngo Dong river. Biking through the rice field and learn how to take care the rice. Hiking to the top of mountain in Mua cave to get the whole stunning view of Tam Coc valley.


Pick-up and and drop off at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter by Air-conditioner bus

Rowing boat trip in Tam Coc

Sightseeing and entrance fee as per the mentioned itinerary.

Experienced English speaking guide.

Delicious Buffer Lunch

Hiking time to the top on Mua cave

Photo hunting time on top of mountain

Bicycle ride

Complimentary water in the bus



All meals & beverages not specifically mentioned.

Pick up and drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter not included (additional charges may apply for pick up outside of Hanoi Old Quarter); for verification please contact

Tips, Personal Expenses & those not clearly mentioned above

Travel insurance.

Visa application (where applicable) and personal travel documents are the sole responsibility of travelers.


Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam

Rowing boat trip in Tam Coc

Hiking time in Mua cave

Photo hunting time on the top of island 

Cycling time


08:00 - 08:30 am: Your tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi old quarter, then depart to Ninh Binh for the trip. Short break-time on the way for picturesque view of rural in Vietnam countryside with fertilizer green fields, local famer, water buffalo...

10h30: Upon arrival, take walking to visit Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam between 968 and 1010. You have a chance to learn about Vietnamese history in the feudal system under Dinh, Le and Ly Dynasty. You will understand much more about Vietnamese society, language, architecture and people in 10th century

11:30 am: Arrive Mua cave which is constructed following the model of "miniature of Great Wall" in China with nearly 500 steps up to mountain peak. You will spend about one hour to do trekking up to top of mountain for overview the panoramic landscape of Tam Coc valley, rice fields, and Ninh Binh city.

12:30: Get on the bus heading to Tam Coc. Enjoy the delicious Lunch at local restaurant.

 13:30: Starting the rowing boat trip to explore the beauty of Tam Coc, known as "Halong Bay on Land". In one hour and half on the boat, you are visiting the Ngo Dong River with three water tunnels, viewing the rice along both side of river, taking photo of local farmer who is working and catching river food. Moving between the green high mountains, you feel as living in the quiet and far further from the modern recent live.

After rowing boat trip, spend about half an hour to biking to local village, close up to the local villager in the countryside, visiting the embroidery shop where the product is made by hand.

16:00: Get back the bus for way back to Hanoi city.

19:00: Arrive your hotel in Hanoi old quarter. Trip ends.


Who should participate? - This tour is suited for every travelers, children as well.

Price structure: - Price quote is based on per person basic

Child policy:

Free for child under 6 year olds

50% charge for child from 6 to 9 year olds

Full charge as an adult for child from 10 year olds


Depart every day from Hanoi

Itinerary is subject to change upon weather conditions

Doctor and Pharmacy are not available

Warm clothes from October to March!

What to bring:

Sun block, sport shoes, cash for personal expenses, and hat or umbrella, sun-glass, sun-cream, insect repellent

Wearing the long-clothes covering your knees while visiting temple, pagoda, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.

Original passport

Cruise itinerary and schedule subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.

Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.

Warm clothes from October to March!