Day trip

Hanoi: Hoa Lu, Trang An Boat Ride & Hang Mua Hiking Day Trip

Hanoi: Hoa Lu, Trang An Boat Ride & Hang Mua Hiking Day Trip

From $94 per person

Discover the natural splendor and historical significance of Ninh Binh with a visit to Hoa Lu, Trang An, and Hang Mua Cave on a 9-hour tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 9 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Skip the line through express security check
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
We will pick you up from your hotel in the old quarter.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Take a boat trip exploring Trang An Ecotourism Complex
  • Hike to the highest peak of Mua Cave for a view of Tam Coc valley
  • Gain an insight into the imperial history of Hoa Lu from your guide
  • Learn about Ninh Bình province and its natural landmarks
Full description
Embark on a full-day tour of the Ninh Bình province. Explore the Vietnamese ancient capital of Hoa Lu to understand the history of the country. Marvel at the scenic landscape of Trang An. Hike to the top of the Mua Cave for incredible views from the top. Start your day at 7:45 AM with a hotel pickup. Meet your guide and leave for Hoa Lu. Pass by green fields and villages. Have a 20-minute break to stretch your legs. At 9.30 AM, arrive in Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 11th century. Visit the Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Dai Hanh Temple. Appreciate the unique architecture. Delve deep into history and learn about the first Vietnamese government. Explore the excavation area. Experience the vestiges of Royal Palace ground dated back to the 10th century. Then, hop back on the bus at 10 AM for a drive to Trang An. Artfully crafted by nature, Trang An is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get on a bamboo boat for a 2.5-hour tour rowing through the majestic cave complex of Bright Cave, Dark Cave, Ba Giot Cave. Glide along the river, crossing villages, mountains, and lush rice fields. At 12:45 PM, stop at a restaurant to feast on local food. Get back to the bus and leave for Mua Cave. Hike up the mountain and see the Ngo Dong River. Climb 486 steps to reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain. Enjoy a panoramic of Tam Coc. At 3:30 PM, say goodbye to the countryside and get on a 2-hour bus ride back to Hanoi. Get dropped off at your hotel.
Includes
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide
  • Boat trip
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

Select participants and date

Participants

Date

Prepare for the activity

Important information

Know before you go

  • Child rate only applies when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Please advise any special dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
Organized by

Product ID: 394680