Full-Day Ninh Binh Highlights Tour from Hanoi

11 hours
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
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Full day tour from Hanoi with highlight destinations in Ninh Binh. Visit the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th and 11th centuries and climb up 500 steps to Lying Dragon mountain to enjoy the breathtaking mountainous view. Enjoy a boat trip on the Ngo Dong river in Tam Coc, through majestic caves. After that, cycle to Bich dong pagoda, spend 20 minutes to discover the ancient Pagoda, was built in 1428. Enjoy the trip with our professional English Speaking tour guide. Have a excellent lunch and small group maximum 8 people on a limousine car. Finish the trip in Tam Coc or Hanoi.


This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Mua Caves, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam

7.30 – 8.00: Pick up guests in hotels from Hanoi Old Quarter
10:10: Arrive at Hoa Lu ancient capital
10:20: Visit Dinh King temple
11:15: Visit Mua Cave and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic river and mountains view by climb 500 steps up tp Lying Dragon Mountain
12:30: Enjoy traditional Vietnamese set menu lunch at local Bungalow
13:40: Enjoy a sampan boat trip in Tam Coc, passing through three caves: Hang Ca- Frist cave, Hang Hai – the second cave and Hang Ba- third Cave.
15:10: Cycle through the rice fields and villages to visit Bich Dong Pagoda
16:00: Visit the ancient pagoda- Bich Dong was built in 1428
16: 45: Leave Tam Coc for Hanoi.
19:00: The tour ends in Hanoi

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tam Coc, Ninh H_i, Huy_n Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam

Having sampan boat trip on Ngo Dong River to pass three water caves, among limestone mountains by local rowers.

Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes

Stop At: Bich Dong Pagoda, Ngu Nhac Son Mountains, Ninh Binh 430000 Vietnam

Visit an ancient pagoda, was built in 1428 in the village. Climb 200 steps to see three parts of pagoda: the lower pagoda at the foot of mountain, the middle pagoda at the half of mountain and the top pagoda on the top of mountain.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Hoa Lu District, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Visit the first ancient capital of Vietnam in 10 and 11 century. Walk about 45 minutes to see King temples.

Duration: 45 minutes


  • Set menu lunch at nice bungalow
  • Good air-conditioned limousine bus round trip and transfers from Hanoi Old Quarter
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Bike
  • Professional English speaking tour guide
  • A bottle of mininal water on each way
  • Entry/Admission - Mua Caves
  • Entry/Admission - Tam Coc
  • Entry/Admission - Bich Dong Pagoda


  • Alcohol drink, tips & personal expenses
  • Pick-up and drop off outside of Hanoi old quarter
  • Others are not mentioned above

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides

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May 2022

We had an excellent time on this excursion! Before the trip there was prompt responses to my questions, they were able to accommodate for a vegetarian lunch, and the tour guide (Tom) was friendly and knowledgeable. Tom taught us a few phrases in Vietnamese, offered to take photos for us, and gene...

April 2022

I've visited over 50 countries and this was hands down the best excursion I've ever done. Our guide, Tien, was super friendly, helpful, and ensured we had a great time--it felt like traveling with a long-time friend. The sights were beautiful and Tien helped us have a more unique experience by le...

November 2020

Touring during a pandemic continues to be a bit eerie and strange. There were only 2 of us on this tour but it was greatly enjoyable. We went to all the landmarks I wanted to see. The tour guide was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Pick up/drop off was timely. I’d definitely recommend this tour!

March 2020

My wife and I really enjoyed this day trip. It was full of varied experiences. We got to hike and bike and take a boat. Linh, our guide, was very informative and her sense of humour and warmth made this a great day!

March 2020

We had an amazing tour with Aloha Vietnam. Our guide Tung was very helpful, professional and friendly! Whole crew is experienced. The trip was very interesting, best Ninh Binh one day tour! Comfortable and new van, thank you once again! Mua cave which was included is a must see place!

February 2020

We had a marvelous tour to Ninh Binh with Linh as our guide. We were promptly picked up at our hotel in the old water and transported in a very nice limousine bus to the beautiful landscape & area known as Halong bay on land. We were a small group given a lot of intention and information while...

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