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Hoa Lu - Tam Coc in a day with sampan boat trip and bicycle ride provided by Wati Travel

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Take a break from busy, crowded Hanoi city for a day and visit the beautiful Vietnamese countryside. Enjoy healthy doses of both nature and culture, as you stop at the ancient Hoa Lu Temple and relax on a traditional sampan boat ride down the Ngo Dong River. You also enjoy some physical activity by cycling around a local village, with pretty views of rice fields and farmland.
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  • Pass by Hanoi Opera House
  • 1
    Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Tam Coc
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by Old Quarter
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  • Vietnamese lunch and bottled water are provided
  • Hotel transfers from Hanoi's Old Quarter will be included
  • The boat trip and bicycle ride are included
  • An ideal tour for families or groups of friends
Important Information
Departure Point
Hanoi, Hanoi Hanoi Opera House, Số 01 Tràng Tiền, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Buffet lunch
  • 1 bottle of water per person
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • All activities (boat trip & bicycle ride)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within the Old Quarter
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties
  • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Buffalo ride for photo taking.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (outside of the Old Quarter, Hanoi)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is casual, sporty.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rish wrote a review Jan 2020
20 contributions
We booked this trip through our hotel who use Wati Travel. What an amazing day trip. Even though it rained all day for us, the views were stunning. What made the trip even better was having a fantastic guide named Kimmy. He was very energetic and enthusiastic and we felt very
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Deb P wrote a review Dec 2019
Point Cook, Australia89 contributions16 helpful votes
So glad I did this day trip, the Hoa Lu and Tan Coc areas are beautiful and well worth visiting. I’m planning a second trip to vietnam and will spend longer in this area next time. Our guide Hoan gave us a history lesson on the kings/dynasty who ruled in the area on the bus on
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Nelson Lim wrote a review Dec 2019
3 contributions
I booked this tour from Klook. My family and I were picked up on time at our Airbnb homestay. It was a well planned trip. Our tour guide, Chris (aka Truong) was very interactive and explained every parts of the tour in details. Thank you Chris for taking care of us. The boat
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Becky93E wrote a review Oct 2019
Greater London, United Kingdom19 contributions3 helpful votes
Very fun packed day. Enjoyed visiting Hoa Lo, the ancient 10th century capital and learning about the move to Hanoi. Climb up Mua Cave 500 steps tough but worth it for the fantastic views. Followed by a spectacular lunch - vegetarians accommodated with great selection. Bicycle
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Date of experience: October 2019
Yumana L wrote a review Oct 2019
Hong Kong, China4 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I had a really great time. We were picked up from our hotel, which was convenient and smooth. Our tour guide, Kimi, is funny, helpful and caring. We learnt a lot about the history of Vietnam and the kings at the temple. After lunch, it was lovely to be on a boat
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Date of experience: September 2019
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very dangerous trip.
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Tanya B
Best day ever.
Travelled with my 2 kids at 9 amd 13 years.. They had the best time. It was so fun and so beautiful. Would deffentl
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Best thing we did in Vietnam
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The best trekking I ever did
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So beautiful!
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Hard work but worth it!
I'm not a hiker... more a city girl but I really enjoyed the 'hard' hike. Guide was super nice. Swam in the little
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A great day out!
We organised a day trip to Halong Bay with our Hotel in Hanoi. Huy picked us up from the hotel promptly. He asked u
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Well worth the visit
We did this in very late 2019. It was a very wet and misty start to the hike, but the fresh air and scenery through
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Had an amazing time hiking through the jungle. Very safe and adventurous. Not too difficult, but not too easy eith
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Ollie D
A great day out
Just back from a day tour, just to repeat the previous 3 reviews ! It’s a great day out, Dat our guide was great! A
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Lynda S
Awesome day hiking at Bach Ma
We have just returned from a fabulous day with Lee as our guide in Bach Ma National Park. It is an awesome walk dow
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  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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