Hoalu Ancient Citadel – Tamcoc Boat Trip

Ninh Binh
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1 day

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people


English, Speaking Guide

Hoa Lu ancient capital was the old capital of Vietnam Рbefore King Ly Thai To moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Thang Long (Hanoi). Coming to Hoa Lu, visitors will be able to sit on a boat to admire the beautiful scenery on both sides of the river. This is the Hoang Long river located around Ma Yen mountain and Cot Co mountain. The Hoang Long River is associated with the legend of Dinh Bo Linh, who was carried by a dragon when he was a child.

Visitors will also be able to visit both temples here: King Dinh Temple and King Le Temple. There is also a temple for Princess Phat Kim, Nhat Tru pagoda, Truong Yen ancient village such as Yen Thanh and Yen Thuong ancient villages… If you come here on the 3rd lunar month, you can attend Hoa Lu Ancient Capital festival performing musical and opera stages in memory of King Dinh Tien Hoang and King Le Dai Hanh.


  • Arrive to Hoa Lu - the ancient capital of Vietnam to visit famous temples of two dynasties of Dinh and Le.
  • Enjoy local lunch at Tam Coc then experience 3 caves "Hang Ca - First cave, Hang Hai - Second cave, Hang Ba - Third cave"
  • Optional choice of riding bike from Tam Coc to Bich Dong Pagoda. You will not regret to see paddy fields on the journey!

Meal of the Day: Lunch
Meal of the Day: Lunch

07:45 Pick-up at suggested places around Hanoi Old Quarter. 08:30 Depart for Ninh Binh province (90km south of Hanoi). Have a break 20 minutes en-route to free your legs. Arrive at Hoa Lu, which was once depicted the ancient capital of Vietnam, settling up in the 10th century. Visit temples of two Dynasties of Dinh and Le with a very unique architectures in the old time. Learn more about ancient culture through an excavation of vestiges of Royal Places ground dated 10th century. 12:30 Arrive Tam Coc. Relax and Enjoy lunch in a nice restaurant nearby. Board the sampan boats (2 people share a boat) in Tam Coc dock to drift down the river among the villages, mountains and lush rice fields. Passing through 3 caves "Hang Ca - First cave, Hang Hai -Second cave, Hang Ba - Third cave" to get a strange feeling. Boat returns to the dock for bus drive back to Hanoi. 18:30 Arrive in Hanoi. Tour ends.

  • Pick up and drop off by air-conditioned bus.
  • Professional English speaking guide.
  • 1 Vietnamese lunch
  • Sampan boat & all sight-seeing fees
  • Cyclo and others not included in the package.
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Others not included in the package.

1 day

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Ninh Binh


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