Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (1 Day - RT314)

Let’s embark on a small rowboat to explore the less travelled corners of the mystic Ninh Binh and discover together why the region is one of the national treasures. Some scenic cycling is also included on the menu! Often referred to as “Inland Ha Long Bay”, the area of Tam Coc and Hoa Lu is characterized by a limestone geology that gives rise to the towering karst formations that make this picturesque area so unique.  

Tour Code: RT-314 (Join group tour)
Duration: Full Day


  • Hoa Lu, its emperor’s temples and the Ma Yen mount
  • Tam Coc and its Halong-like scenery


8:00 – Pick up from your hotel, we drive South to Ninh Binh’s region (110km/2.5 hours driving).

Upon your arrival in Tam Coc, you’ll hop on bicycles for an easy-paced ride through scenic rural landscapes to the boat pier. We then embark on traditional rowing sampan for about one hour on a less traveled canal along the border with the natural site of Trang An

Make your way back with a stop en-route to join a local farmer in his daily work before ending your cycling at one of the village’s houses for a late-lunch.

About 14:00, we depart from Tam Coc to Hoa Lu for a visit to the ancient temples and learn more about that piece of Vietnam’s History before heading back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 17:30.