Explore Hoa Lu & Tam Coc
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Explore Hoa Lu & Tam Coc

Duration: 1 Day
Prices: $35
Start: Daily, 08:00AM - Hanoi, Vietnam
End: 05:00PM - Hanoi, Vietnam
Additional info:
Hoa Lu & Tam Coc Tour could be tailored to fit your travel requirements

Hoa Lu is known as ’’Dry Halong bay" for its outstanding natural beauty, a stunning landscape similar to famous Guilin in China. Hoa Lu was the capital city of Vietnam Kingdom under the Dinh and anterior Le dynasties between 968 - 980 AD and ancient sanctuaries & tombs can still be seen today.


  • Visit Hoa Lu, ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century
  • Wonder the scenic landscapes of limestones from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc
  • Excursion by sampan in Tam Coc
  • Discover Bich Dong pagoda which was used as decor for the "Indochine" movie in 1991

Itinerary in brief:

Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Bich Dong - Hanoi

08:00AM meet our local tour guide at your hotel in Hanoi.

Depart for Hoa Lu, 100 km south of Hanoi. Boat trip in Tam Coc
Enjoy the spectacular scenery during a boat cruise on the Ngo Dong river. Afterwards, visit Bich Dong pagoda where the opening of Indochine movie was realized with French star Catherine Deneuve in 1991. Lunch at local restaurant.
Proceed to Hoa Lu with visiting the Dinh and Le temples. The landscape here is as beautiful as around Tam Coc.

Drive back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. Drop off at your hotel. Tour ends.

Departure Point:

  • Hoa Lu - Tam Coc Tour departs from your selected point of departure in Hanoi.
  • Please advise pick-up location at time of booking and call upon arrival in Hanoi to re-confirm pick-up time.
  • Hoa Lu - Tam Coc tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of your travel date
  • Confirmation for this package will be received at time of booking

Note: You can tailor your journey with following activities

  • Discovery by buffalo’s vehicle in Tam Coc or Hoa Lu
  • Phat Diem Cathedral
  • You can change this itinerary with Van Long and Kenh Ga floating village
  • Cuc Phuong National Park

Prices: from US$ 35 per person.
Please contact our Tour Managers to get best available rates and book your package today.


  • Air-conditioned transportation with private vehicle
  • English or French Speaking Guide
  • Entrance fees, excursion on small sampan
  • Lunch at local restaurant


  • Vietnam visa arrangement
  • All kind of airfares
  • Drink, tips
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Hotel in Hanoi

Hoa Lu and Tam Coc are the delights in Ninh Binh province. You can tour to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc from Hanoi every day. It takes 1 full day escape into the rural erea of Red River Delta. Discover the daily life of farmers and their activities. Come, Meet and Explore.

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Our clients Micheal & group came back very happy from their trip to Vietnam: all was perfect and they enjoyed the tour very much: thanks for your good organisation,

- Valerie ,CA, USA

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