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Hoa Lu Tam Coc & Halong Bay Group Tour 2 Days

 Hanoi, Tam Coc, Hanoi, Halong Bay
 Code: VNG21

Overview

This is one of the best group tour in Vietnam and around Hanoi.

Let Hoa Lu Tam Coc & Halong Bay blows your mind with the most marvelous and unforgettable experience while discovering the highlights of Northern Vietnam. You will have an opportunity to enjoy a unique adventure of the day trip from Hanoi to  Hoa Lu Tam Coc and explore a stellar day of Halong Bay day trip cruise.

There are so many things you will visit in 2 full 2-day tours including Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Tam Coc caves, and Halong Bay

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Hoa Lu Tam Coc & Halong Bay Highlights

  •   Visit the spectacular landscape of Tam Coc caves by taking a sampan boat trip.
  •   Learning about the  Hoa Lu Ancient Capital of Vietnam in the 10 & 11th centuries.
  •   Exploring the stunning and splendid scenes of Halong Bay.
  •   Enjoying the relaxation moments in the dreamy Incredible Asia Journeys day cruise.

Hoa Lu Tam Coc & Halong Bay Summary

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 Activities: Visit the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and enjoy the boat trip in Tam Coc. Cycle in the countryside

Today you will visit one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam - Tam Coc and Hoa Lu.

Start the day with 8.00am – 8.30am pickup in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, followed by a 2-hour drive through the lush countryside to Ninh Binh. 

Upon arrival, you will visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital of Vietnam, and the remaining two temples dedicated to King Dinh & King Le. You will learn more about the history of Vietnam dating back a thousand years, and why this area was chosen for the capital of Vietnam. Then, you will proceed to Tam Coc caves (16km from Hoa Lu) where you will have a lavish buffet lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, you will take a relaxing sampan boat in Tam Coc, famous as “Halong Bay on land”. The 90-minute boat ride offers you endless photo opportunities. When you return to the dock, take a short break before cycling for approximately 45 minutes along country lanes to enjoy the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields and discover the real countryside of Vietnam. 

Afterwards, you get on the shuttle bus for the return to Hanoi. The full-day Hoa Lu Tam Coc concludes with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel. Spend your evening time on discovering the city on your own.

 Meals:  Lunch

Tam Coc Boat Trip

 Activities: Enjoy the Halong Bay full day by visiting one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay, doing kayaking or sampan boat trip

Halong Bay is one of the best attractive destinations in Vietnam that you should not miss when you visit Northern Vietnam.

08.00 - 08.30 AM: Guide and bus of Incredible Asia Journeys will pick you up, you will set out by air-conditioned bus to Tuan Chau for Halong Bay day trip cruise. The 3.5-hour scenic drive gives you the chance to enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta, and see the daily rural life of Vietnamese farmers with rice fields and water buffaloes.   

Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Harbor, you will begin the most beautiful day cruise in Halong Bay, aptly named the “Incredible Asia Journey Cruise”, sailing out into the mystical bay. After a short introductory talk by the tour guide, you will enjoy a wonderful local seafood lunch onboard (Vegetarian food is available if requested). The nearly 4-hour relaxing cruise gives you the chance to discover the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site with its thousands of limestone islets and mountains. We cruise through emerald waters, passing by the Dog Stone, Burning Incense Islet and Fighting-Cock Islet, the famous symbol of Halong Bay. 

After lunch, we stop at Ba Hang Fishing Village for a trip by kayak or bamboo boat rowed by the locals. Visit the magnificent Thien Cung Cave, (Heavenly Palace Cave) to explore huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites before returning to your Incredible Aisa Journey Cruise. 

You will enjoy a tea break and sample some green bean cake, which is a local specialty the northern provinces while watching an unforgettable sunset over the legendary Halong Bay.

Afterwards, you get on the shuttle bus to come back Hanoi. Today our Hoa Lu Tam Coc & Halong Bay 2 Days ends with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.   


 Meals:  Lunch

 Notes: 
Sun glasses, Sun cream Camera and film Personal expenses.

Thien Cung Cave

Full Itinerary

Day 1

Hanoi- Hoa Lu – Tam Coc – Hanoi (L)

 Activities: Visit the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and enjoy the boat trip in Tam Coc. Cycle in the countryside

Today you will visit one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam - Tam Coc and Hoa Lu.

Start the day with 8.00am – 8.30am pickup in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, followed by a 2-hour drive through the lush countryside to Ninh Binh. 

Upon arrival, you will visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital of Vietnam, and the remaining two temples dedicated to King Dinh & King Le. You will learn more about the history of Vietnam dating back a thousand years, and why this area was chosen for the capital of Vietnam. Then, you will proceed to Tam Coc caves (16km from Hoa Lu) where you will have a lavish buffet lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, you will take a relaxing sampan boat in Tam Coc, famous as “Halong Bay on land”. The 90-minute boat ride offers you endless photo opportunities. When you return to the dock, take a short break before cycling for approximately 45 minutes along country lanes to enjoy the beautiful scenery of lush paddy fields and discover the real countryside of Vietnam. 

Afterwards, you get on the shuttle bus for the return to Hanoi. The full-day Hoa Lu Tam Coc concludes with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel. Spend your evening time on discovering the city on your own.

 Meals:  Lunch

Tam Coc Boat Trip
Day 2

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hanoi (L)

 Activities: Enjoy the Halong Bay full day by visiting one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay, doing kayaking or sampan boat trip

Halong Bay is one of the best attractive destinations in Vietnam that you should not miss when you visit Northern Vietnam.

08.00 - 08.30 AM: Guide and bus of Incredible Asia Journeys will pick you up, you will set out by air-conditioned bus to Tuan Chau for Halong Bay day trip cruise. The 3.5-hour scenic drive gives you the chance to enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta, and see the daily rural life of Vietnamese farmers with rice fields and water buffaloes.   

Upon arrival at Tuan Chau Harbor, you will begin the most beautiful day cruise in Halong Bay, aptly named the “Incredible Asia Journey Cruise”, sailing out into the mystical bay. After a short introductory talk by the tour guide, you will enjoy a wonderful local seafood lunch onboard (Vegetarian food is available if requested). The nearly 4-hour relaxing cruise gives you the chance to discover the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site with its thousands of limestone islets and mountains. We cruise through emerald waters, passing by the Dog Stone, Burning Incense Islet and Fighting-Cock Islet, the famous symbol of Halong Bay. 

After lunch, we stop at Ba Hang Fishing Village for a trip by kayak or bamboo boat rowed by the locals. Visit the magnificent Thien Cung Cave, (Heavenly Palace Cave) to explore huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites before returning to your Incredible Aisa Journey Cruise. 

You will enjoy a tea break and sample some green bean cake, which is a local specialty the northern provinces while watching an unforgettable sunset over the legendary Halong Bay.

Afterwards, you get on the shuttle bus to come back Hanoi. Today our Hoa Lu Tam Coc & Halong Bay 2 Days ends with drop-off at your Hanoi hotel.   


 Meals:  Lunch

 Notes: 
Sun glasses, Sun cream Camera and film Personal expenses.

Thien Cung Cave

Trip Notes

Clothes: You can see the weather forecast one day in advance to know what clothes you should bring with you. A pair of shoes will be good for cycling in Tam Coc and Halong Bay caves.

Meals: The buffet lunch will be served on a local restaurant with different kinds of food so it meets most of the clients' request for the food.

Drop-off time: The Hoa Lu Tam Coc tour finishes at around 18.00 - 19.00 and Halong Bay day trip finishes at around 20.30 -21.00 or later depending on the traffic.

Inclusions

  •   Professional English Speaking Guide
  •   Kayaking/Sampan boat
  •   Entrance fees and sightseeing tickets in itinerary 
  •   Tam Coc & Halong Bay Boat trips
  •   Meals as mentioned in itinerary 
  •   Shuttle bus on tour 

Exclusions

  •   Visa stamp fees for Vietnam
  •   Meals or drinks not mentioned in our itinerary
  •   Travel insurance 
  •   Personal expenses
  •   Tips for guide and driver
  •   Pick-up/drop-off outside Hanoi Old Quarter
  •   All other services not mentioned in the itinerary

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, if you have a special request of food you can let us know in advance so we can arrange the food better for you.