A day to explore Ninh Binh

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Spend a whole day exploring Hoa Lu, while you can improve your health. A very active day when you can do outdoor sports activities.

Duration:        9 hours

Pick up at:       Hotel

Guide:             English (other languages) speaking guide

Meal:              Lunch (beverages excluded)


  • All services are performed in accordance with the agreed-upon schedule (In extremely rare unusual instances, we will give equal alternative alternatives (accommodation, flights,…)
  • Travelers to our regions are urged to buy personal medical and/or travel insurance, ideally encompassing loss of bags and personal possessions, as well as medical evacuation coverage if necessary.
  • Reservations made during peak hours may be subject to additional fees.
  • Once all bookings have been completed, the final travel plan will be emailed to you, at which point you will need to make a deposit payment of 30% of the entire trip cost, which is non-refundable.
  • You must submit your passport information between 7 – 15 working days for flight booking and other registration.
  • Payments can be made by credit card or bank transfer. There will be a 3% processing fee on the total amount paid by credit card.
  • Special policy or cancellation conditions may be applied during peak season (Christmas, New Year…)

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  • Visit Hoa Lu – Vietnam ancient capital
  • Climb the top of Hang Mua for the best pictures of Tam Coc area
  • Explore Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex by sampan boat

Visiting Hoa Lu was the ancient capital of Vietnam more than a thousand years ago. You will challenge your health by climbing to the top of Mua Cave to take overall great photos of the entire Tam Coc area before cruising along a small river by sampan boat and admiring Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, which is recognized by UNESCO as a world natural heritage.

This morning, our guide will take you more than 1 hour to Ninh Binh to visit Hoa Lu, which was chosen to be the first capital of Dai Co Viet during the period of 3 dynasties of Kings Ding, Le and Ly. Since the King Ly Thai To moved it to Thang Long (Ha Noi today) Hoa Lu became an ancient capital which maintained many ancient temples and relic sites.

Continuing your journey to Mua Cave, you will be immersed in the wonderful scenery of mountains, valleys, and rivers. Mua Caves, located inside Ngoa Long Mountain, have been the go-to destination for shutterbugs. Mua Caves are usually featured as the best Ninh Binh caves for their prime location at the center of the Trang An Landscape Complex. You will climb hundreds of steps to the top of Mua Cave, have breathtaking views from the top of Mua Cave, and take overall great photos of the entire Tam Coc area.

After having lunch at a local restaurant, visit the nearby Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, which is recognized by UNESCO as a world natural heritage site. Cruising along a small river by sampan boat and admiring the mountains with green fields – known as “Ha Long on the Land”.

Stop there; you will be back by car to return to Hanoi in the late afternoon.


  • All transfers and sightseeing stated in program by private air conditioned transportation
  • English (other languages) speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees indicated in the program
  • Meal as specified in the program


  • Drinks in meal and not clearly mentioned
  • Other personal expenses/services not mentioned or specified in the tour program
  • Insurrance, gratuities for guide/driver
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any)