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  3. Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex

From Hanoi: Hoa Lu & Tam Coc Full-Day Tour by Bike & Sampan

Product ID: 100035
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Visit the ancient citadel of Hoa Lu and marvel at the temples built for the 10th and 11th-century emperors. Travel by traditional sampan boat to the grottoes of Tam Coc and take a leisurely bike tour along the country lanes.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English

Pickup included

Pick-up possible from any hotel in the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

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  • Visit the pagoda temple of Hoa Lu
  • Explore the grottoes of Tam Coc by sampan
  • Cycle along country roads and watch the world go by in the local villages
Full description
Following pick-up from your hotel in Hanoi, journey south to the 10th and 11th-century capital of Vietnam at Hoa Lu. Upon arrival, visit the temples built in honor of the emperors Đinh Tiên Hoàng and Lê Đại Hành.

Continue to the grottoes of Tam Coc and marvel at the flooded cave karst system and mountain pagodas. Next, enjoy a buffet lunch of Vietnamese food at a local restaurant. Climb aboard a sampan boat to reach the grottoes.

Soak up the beautiful scenery from the saddle of a bike as you cycle past the lush paddy fields. Return to Hanoi in the afternoon and get dropped off at your hotel at approximately 6:30 PM.
  • Pick-up and drop off at hotels in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • Round-trip transportation between Hanoi and Hoa Lu/Tam Coc
  • Entrance tickets to sites indicated in the description
  • Bottles of water on the bus
  • Buffet lunch of Vietnamese cuisine
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bike rental
What’s Not Included
  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Pick-up and drop off outside the Old Quarter of Hanoi

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Please notice that the pick-up area of the shuttle bus will be within the Old Quarter. If you are staying outside this area, you will be recommended to take a taxi to Hanoi Opera House and you would be picked up by your guide and shuttle bus from there around 08:00 – 08:30
• If you don’t know how to cycle or do not ride the bicycle, you can still discover the beautiful scenery and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere by foot or just relax at a local restaurant

From US$ 55 per person

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Product ID: 100035