1. Vietnam
  2. Hanoi
  3. Tam Coc

From Hanoi: Bai Dinh, Trang An, and Mua Cave Full-Day Tour

Product ID: 184820
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Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, take a boat to visit Trang An cave, and cycle around the countryside to see traditional villages in Trang An. Climb up to Mua Cave, and enjoy a stunning panoramic views of the countryside and Ngo Dong River.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup from hotels in Hanoi Old Quarter. For hotels outside of Hanoi Old Quarter, please contact the local operator on +84904908025 for information.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Bai Dinh pagoda to see the largest Buddha statue in Vietnam
  • Eat a delicious buffet lunch of Vietnamese cuisine
  • Cycle around the Trang An area and enjoy a tea break in a village
  • Visit Mua Cave and climb up to the top of Mua Island for panoramic views
Full description
You will be picked up from your hotel in Hanoi between 7:30 AM and 8:00 AM and drive by bus to Bai Dinh Pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Vietnam. Explore this beautiful Buddhist place of worship, with 500 La Han statues and the largest bronze Buddha statue in Vietnam, 10 meters tall. Enjoy some free time with your guide to visit the pagoda and learn more about Buddhism.
 
Enjoy a buffet lunch of Vietnamese cuisine after you've seen the pagoda. Then hop back on the bus and continue to Trang An wharf. From here, take a boat trip to visit Trang An cave complex. After the boat trip, you'll take a bike to visit traditional villages around the Trang An area.
 
The tour continues to Mua Cave. Listen to interesting stories about this place from your guide. After climbing 500 stone steps, you'll be able to see all the way to Tam Coc. Enjoy the stunning panoramic view of the countryside and Ngo Dong river. At the end of the day you'll get back on the bus and drive back to Hanoi, where you'll be dropped off back at your hotel in the Old Quarter.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off in Hanoi
  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • All entrance fees
  • Boat trip to Trang An cave complex
  • English-speaking guide
  • Buffet lunch
  • 2 bottles of mineral water
  • Bicycle rental
  • Vietnamese tea break
What’s Not Included
  • Additional beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Shorts
Know before you go
• Please note, the itinerary is subject to change without notice, depending on the weather and operating conditions
• Please provide a mobile phone number or email address. The local operator will contact you directly after you make your reservation
• Unfortunately, guests with disabilities are unable to take part in watersport activities on the boat
• If you do not want to do the cycling segment of the tour you can relax in a restaurant with a cup of coffee or visit a local market
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 91 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.1 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.5 / 5
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Well planned tour. Our tour guide ‘PeterPan’ was just ok, he mentioned that he is doing the guide job during uni vacations. PeterPan had to be reminded to be with the group, being in his 20s PeterPan was way ahead of the group, lost a lot of info that he was giving to the couple of youngsters that kept pace with him. The atmosphere of the pagoda was peaceful and calm, the sceneries from the boat ride felt like exploring a lost world, and the panoramic view on of Mua cave left us speechless. (The boat ride is about 1hr 30min. Enjoyed the cycling. The tour requires a lot of walking/steps (big/high solid foundation) in the Pagoda and climbing up the 500 (big/high but unstable footings have to be very very careful going up and down) steps in Mau Cave, so be sure to get a good rest the night before the tour.

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March 2, 2020

My significant other and really enjoyed this trip. It was a quick turn around for a day trip as there was a lot packed into one day so I would suggest being prepared for a longer day. That being said Hotel pick Up from Hanoi was on time and convenient our tour guide was excellent, provided lunch was solid and arrangements came together without a hitch. Its a trip packed with other tourist for sure but gives you the ability to see a lot in a short period of time. Very worthwhile one day excursion from Hanoi especially with limited time to see these sites.

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February 14, 2020

Wonderfully well planned tour. Our tour guide Frankie was very informative and knowledgeable with just enough humor to keep us entertained throughout the tour. The atmosphere of the pagoda peacefully calmed our minds, the sceneries from the boat ride felt like exploring a lost world, and the panoramic view on of Mua cave left us speechless. (The boat ride is about 1hr 30min to 2hrs and the sits are hard so you might want to bring some cushions to sit on if you have sensitive bottoms). Seems that the price of the tour varies depending on the mode of transportation, higher prices for the same tour course will usually mean that you travel on a spacious limousine bus compared to a normal van. (Check with the travel agency again thou) The tour requires a decent amount of walking (walking around the huge pagoda and climbing up the 500 steps in Mau Cave) so be sure to get a good rest the night before the tour.

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December 16, 2019

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Asian Discovery Travel

Product ID: 184820