Hoa Lu and Tam Coc caves by boat: 1-day tour from Hanoi
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- The ancient capital Hoa Lu
- Winding rivers, rice paddies and towering peaks
- Temple of Đinh Tiên Hoàng
- Temple of Lê Đại Hành
- Ride in a traditional sampan boat
- The flooded cave system of Tam Cốc
All about the trip
Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. You can observe the principles of feng shui incorporated in the architecture of the temple of the first emperor Đinh. Explore the flooded cave system of Tam Cốc on a tour by a traditional wooden boat called sampan. And enjoy picture-perfect views of a stunning landscape.
We take a 2-hour drive watching the high rises of Hanoi give way to a beautiful countryside of Ninh Bình province. Upon arrival to Hoa Lu we visit the Temple of Đinh Tiên Hoàng which was constructed incorporating the principles of feng shui with a mountain at the back and a river at the front.
The Temple of Lê Đại Hành has a peaceful ambience and displays beautiful statues of the Emperor and the Empress.
In Tam Cốc we begin our excursion by tasting local delicacies in a cosy restaurant. After the lunch break we board a sampan boat and set off on an amazing ride. It is time to get your camera ready as enchanting views of majestic cliffs and mysterious caves enfolds in front of us.
We can also visit Bích Động Pagoda and climb up the mountain to take in the wonderful view of the Bích Động and Tam Cốc below.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter
- English speaking guide
- Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Lunch (excluding beverages)
- Entry fees and permits
What is not included in the price
- Travel insurance
Please bring your passport on this trip.
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You can reach our European office between 9am and 5pm CET on weekdays and between 11am and 5pm on weekends and holidays.
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