[NB3] Hoa Lu – Cycling – Tam Coc – Mua Cave with Transfer and Buffet Lunch

Enjoy this private tour to the beautiful Mua Caves, the ancient capital Hoa Lu and Tam Coc, featuring karst formations and caves you'll explore by boat.
Climb up to the top of the Mua mountain for panoramic views of Tam Coc. Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu with the Dinh and Le temples. Explore caves on a sampan boat in Tam Coc

Duration: 1 day

Price: 1.004.000 Vnđ (43 USD)


  • Explore ancient Citadel of Hoa Lu dating back to 17th Century.
  • Ride the boat through peaceful countryside for 2 hours in Tam Coc.
  • Savor buffet lunch and trek up to Mua cave – well-known world viewpoint.
  • Take a break over an authentic Vietnamese lunch and try local specialties.


07:30 – 8:00 – Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay and start 120km comfortable Limousine bus journey through verdant
landscape. Stop over for a rest on the way.

10:30 – Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel with King Dinh Temple dating back to the 17th Century.

12:00 – Enjoy the lunch at our restaurant with the great local cuisines

13:30 – Take sampan boat trip which owned and rowed by locals, gently sailing along Ngo Dong river, capturing the wonderful scenery of Karst hills, rice fields, and peaceful villages, and passing “Hang Ca”, “Hang Hai” and “Hang Ba”.

15:30 – Arrive at Mua Cave and start an amazing trek up to the top of Ngoa Long mountain for watching the spectacular rice valley with precious view of the nature.

17:15 – Return to our bus and then come back to Hanoi.

19:45 – Drop you off at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.


  • Pick-up from hotel/ accommodation in the Hanoi Old Quarter area.
  • Round trip transfer by comfortable Limousine Bus Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Hanoi.
  • English-speaking guide during the trip.
  • A buffet lunch with Vietnamese dishes.
  • 2 bottles of water per person on bus.
  • Cycling on country road.
  • All entrance fees indicated in our itinerary.


  • Beverages, travel insurance & tax.
  • Tips for local boat rower, tour guide.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Pick up from hotel/stay outside Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • All not indicated in our itinerary.

Price info

Price: 934.000 VND/Person
(Approx. 43 USD)


  • This tour is not suitable for pregnant women and babies.
  • Our bus will just pick you up at your hotel if it is located in the Old Quarter area. If your hotel is not in this area, please go to the pick-up point at 20 Hang Muoi Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  • In case you feel tired and do not want to trek Mua Cave, you can have drinks in the nearby cafes or take pictures at the lotus flower swamp.


To visit this Ninh Binh tour, please note that:

– Wear comfortable shoes to be easier to climb approximately 500 stone steps at Mua Cave.

– Bring sunglasses, sun scream, hat, umbrella or raincoat because you will join 2-hour boat trip at Tam Coc.