Day Tours in Vietnam

Hoa Lu – Tam Coc Cycling Tour – 9 Hours

The ancient capital Hoa Lu

Like all of our tours, this Tam Coc cycling tour is a day trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi. It is simply a suggested itinerary, and can easily be customized to suit your schedule, budget and interests.

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The cycling tour in Hoa Lu


Hanoi – Hoa Lu- Tam Coc – Hanoi

Discovery Highlights

  • See the ancient capital of Vietnam
  • Visit the rural life
  • Cycling through Ha Long Bay on land
  • Enjoy an excursion to ‘Three Caves’ on sampan.

Duration: 9 hours
Start – Finish:
Type of tour:
$86.00/per Person – Price is based on minimum of two persons traveling together


Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (L, G)
In the morning, you’ll leave Hanoi for the ancient capital of Vietnam – Hoa Lu by our private van for a couple of hours. On arrival, you’ll visit two temples, one of them dedicated to Emperor Dinh and the other in memory of Emperor Le, followed by a brief visit to the remains of the Old Palace. After that, you’ll pick up your bike to ride along a scenic canal with walking around open rice fields and looking around at the amazing folds of the rock formations. You’ll have a chance to learn about Vietnamese agriculture and cycle through different villages and a unique area known for its magnificent limestone peaks

From there you will ride bike(s) for 12 km, going through villages to Tam Coc – Three Caves, where it’s famous for Inland Halong Bay.

Lunch is served at a restaurant in Tam Coc, and then we keep up with our journey on a local row boat for 2 hours passing rice paddies and through the caves of Tam Coc. Van picks up and transfers back to Hanoi.


  • The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary above
  • Bikes
  • Boat cruise as program
  • Entry fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
  • Meals as specified in the best local restaurants, picnics where suitable restaurants are not available
  • VAT and other taxes


  • Dinners
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and drivers

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Prices vary depending on level of accommodation, group size and dates of travel.
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