Tam Coc - Mua Cave Tour

Tam Coc - Mua Cave Tour

Ninh Binh is one must-see destination that nobody can miss in the journey to beautiful S-shaped country. This Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour will bring you to this beautiful landscape, hike to the top of Mua Cave to get the whole stunning view of Tam Coc valley, admire the natural beauty of Tam Coc on a boat trip and enjoy special local dishes.


  • Contemplate peaceful and spectacular landscape when you’re on the top of Mua Cave

  • Immerse yourself in the stunning beauty of Tam Coc - “Halong Bay on land” with unforgettable boat ride on Ngo Dong romantic river

  • Discover the full diversity of Vietnamese natural landscapes as you pass through limestone karsts and stone caves

  • Unique biking route passing through villages, rice fields and karst mountains

  • Taste all delicious and idyllic-flavour specialties in Ninh Binh.

Package Options

Adult(s) (16-55 (100.00% - $55.00))

Child (6-12 (75.00 % - $41.25))

Infant (1-5 (0.00 % - $0.00))


  • Budget travel with excellent services (Group size 35-40 pax)

  • Super services, recommend by travel experts (Group size 25-35 pax)

  • Suitable for large group of family and friends (Group size 15-25 pax)

Your Itinerary
  • Introduction

  • Start Pick-up

    Welcome to Tam Coc - Mua Cave Tour!

    08:00 AM: Tour guide will pick you up at your hotel or the confirmed and we will head to Ninh Binh, which is about 105km to the South of Hanoi. This will be a 2 hours drive.

    On the way, we have a short break in Ha Nam Province and see Vietnamese handicraft products such as lacquer wares, paintings, embroideries…

  • Mua Cave

    10:30 AM: Arrive at Mua Cave. Mua Cave is one of the most beautiful places to view in this province. Why? Because when you are on the top of Mua Cave, you can see panoramic view of the whole region. These are majestic limestone mountain ranges from Tam Coc to the south, meandering Ngo Dong river with 2 sides of immense rice fields. 

    Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour

    In order to climb to the top of Mua Cave, you need to climb 500 steps. This is a little bit tiring for somebody but it's worth the effort once you climb to the top. 

    12:00 PM: Have lunch at a local restaurant.


  • Tam Coc Boat Trip

    01:30 PM: Arrive at Tam Coc, ready for the boat trip. Tam Coc, with its magnificent stalactites, is well-known for another name ‘Halong Bay on land’. Besides enormous limestone mountains, you can contemplate in idyllic nature of countryside with immense rice fields.

    Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour

    Based on the experience of most locals, you will not have the perfect memory in Tam Coc without taking a sampan with locals here. Friendly locals will pick up you and we start a 1.5 hour ride along Ngo Dong River. They are all licensed rowers and follow safety rules.

    Floating along the Ngo Dong river, tourists can hear the whisper of the wild winds, enjoying the peace and tranquility of this countryside. Tam Coc is literally known as ‘three caves” in Vietnam. Visiting Tam Coc, tourists can explore the mysterious caves including Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba. Majestic limestone cliffs, mysterious caves, rural scenery with peaceful river, rice fields - Tam Coc seems to possess all.

  • Hanoi Return

    04:30 PM: Get on car and go back to Hanoi 

    06:30 PM: We drop you off at your hotel and our trip ends here. Hope you get a memorable Tam Coc - Mua Cave Tour with AZ Local Trip.

What to Expect


  • Pick-up and drop-off in Hanoi’s Old Quarter

  • Transportation with A/C 

  • English-speaking tour guide during the trip

  • All entrance tickets and fees to sites indicated in the itinerary

  • Complimentary bottles of water on the bus

  • Buffet lunch featuring Vietnamese cuisine

  • Sampan boat fees


  • Beverages

  • Tips

  • Pick-up and drop-off outside Hanoi’s Old Quarter

  • Personal expenses and those not clearly mentioned as included


  • Free cancellation within 24 hours

Most recent 1 Reviews

Rather Poor
  • J
    4.0 - Good

    Written on Nov 16, 2018

    Great service! Compared to Halong Bay, Tam Coc is less majestic, but it is still beautiful and worths visiting. The tour guide has a good sense of humor and very helpful. Love the whole trip!

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