Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Cycling 1 day

Travel Highlight: Ha Noi Tours, Ninh Binh Tours

Duration: Half day

From $45pp

from $45 pp


Ninh Binh is well-known for its breathtaking scenery, extensive history, and cultural attractions. Ninh Binh tour from Ha Noi is a great choice to discover almost destinations in a day trip. You can discover the limestone mountains by boat trip at Tam Coc or Trang An, visit the rice fields on a bike, or climb to the top of Mua Cave for a panorama view. You will love these tours.

A Cycling tour to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc will be easier for you to immerse in the picturesque landscapes of Ninh Binh. You can visit Hoa Lu – an ancient capital of Vietnam during the Dinh and early Le dynasties, ride your bike through rice fields that are a vivid green tapestry and reflect in the still waterways, with limestone karsts rising majestically in the background, and discover the local life here during cycling.

Why you'll love this trip

Visit some cultural and historical relics of Hoa Lu ancient citadel a world cultural heritage and Tam Coc – well known as “Halong Bay on land”, is one of the most beautiful places you should not miss when visiting Ninh Binh province. The best way to explore its charm is by taking a boat tour. Indeed, you can admire tranquil views of mountains, rivers, and immense rice paddies altogether here. An active tour biking is an excellent way to explore the area, stay out of the tourist areas and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature.

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Tour Itinerary

  1. Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Cycling 1 day

    07:00 – 07:30 – Our guide will meet you at your hotel/stay and start  110km on Bus-journey through the verdant landscape of the countryside. Short brake en route.

    10:00 – Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Citadel with Dinh King Temple and Le King Temple dating back to the 17th Century.

    12:00 – Enjoy lunch at our restaurant with great local cuisine.

    13:30 – Boarding a small sampan to visit Tam Coc which means literally “three caves” (1.5-hour boat trip). With Halong bay-type views of majestic limestone cliffs and mysterious caves, as well as countryside landscapes like peaceful streams, rice paddies, and deserted green fields, Tam Coc has it all. You will feel the fresh air and peaceful moments, a very good opportunity for photo lovers, freezing the special moments and scenery.

    15:30 – Leisure cycling on rural roads alongside the extensive canal network and through small villages with a backdrop of a maze of limestone mountains.

    16:45 – Return to our bus and then come back to Ha Noi

    18:45 – Drop you off at your hotel/stay. Trip ends.

Price & Inclusion


  • Pick-up from hotel/ accommodation in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • A fully escorted tour with a professional, English-speaking guide, 2 bottles of water per person
  • A Menu lunch with Vietnamese dishes.
  • Entrance fees visit Hoa Lu citadel, and share a boat trip in Tam Coc. Biking.


  • Beverages & travel insurance
  • Tips for tour guide and personal expenses

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