View to Tam Coc from Peak of Mua Cave

Tam Coc is one of best Things to do in Ninh Binh must to visit when you travelling to Ninh Binh because of impressive natural landscapes. Though standing in front of a lot of information, you haven’t find yourself a best way to visit Tam Coc, these below will help you to plan your trip.

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How can you visit Tam Coc without a tour

Location: Ninh Binh is not far from Ha Noi city. It is about 90 km by car, bus or train. From Ninh Binh center, it takes 20 min for transferring to Tam Coc – Bich Dong. Tam Coc is located in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province.

How to get to Tam Coc Ninh Binh

  • From Ha Noi, take a train or bus to NinhBinh, (from Hue you can take a train)
  • From Cat Ba, Ha Longyou take a shuttle bus directly to NinhBinh in 5 hours

All transportation can be arranged if you contact some travel agencies to buy tickets.

  • From Ninh Binh City to Tam Coc the distance is about 7km so you need to take to taxi in 20 minutes.
  • Read MoreTravel guideline in Tam Coc Ninh Binh to get full Things To Do in Tam Coc and more detail of transportation to get to Tam Coc from Hanoi

Attractions in Tam Coc

Panoramic over view to Tam Coc

In Tam Coc there are many attractive places nearby each other such as: Tam Coc caves, Bich Dong pagoda, Mua cave, Thung Nham bird garden, Thung Nang,…

For the top Things to do in Tam Coc, this is the details: Explore a rural life in Tam Coc Ninh Binh

Where to stay in Tam Coc Ninh Binh

Luckily many good and nice homestays located in Tam Coc, you should choose a homestay in Tam Coc to get access to local view.

Through, or many online booking websites is one of the best way to search for some reliable and cheap, attractive accommodations. Or you can read one of our post is : Where to stay in Ninh Binh. To know 9 best accommodation to stay in Ninh Binh. Click Here

What to do and Things to do?

Cycling in Tam Coc to explore every small roads leading to local houses, meeting new people and talk to them

Cycling on Tam Coc Rice Fields

Try riding motorbike around Tam Coc Village once in your life to feel the fresh air in a beautiful village

Tasting Goat Dishes

In Ninh Binh a specialty is goat dish very famous and tasty. You totally find the dish anywhere from hotels, homestays to restaurants.

Low cost in Tam Coc

Approximately in Tam Coc it costs you:

  • Vehicle rental: 50.000 VND/bike, 100.000 VND/motorbike.
  • Entrance fees: The boat tour in Tam Coc is 270.000 VND, in Mua Cave 1 ticket is 100.000 VND, Bich Dong temple is fee. 100.000 VDN to go inside Thung Nham bird garden and 40.000 VND for bird-watching, Buddha cave. 60.000 VND for a rowing boat in Thung Nang
  • Food: Local restaurants serve Pho, soft noodle with 40.000 VND, or from 150.000 above in luxury restaurants
  • Water: 10.000 VND/bottle (500 ml)
  • Accommodation: I suggest you should pay 500.000- 800.000 for your accommodation in Tam Coc

Total is around US $50- $70 for 2 days, or $30 for 1 day excludes transportation from Hanoi to Tam Coc

An alternative option to visit Tam Coc

I know many of you will have no time to prepare for a personal trip, especially a family with children they mostly book a tour from Hanoi Travel Agency. Therefore a day tour in Ninh Binh designed to visit Tam Coc is very convenient and popular for a large number of travelers.

Some tips to book a Boat Tour

  • In Tam Coc, the best itinerary is Tam Coc Boat Ride, Mua cave, Hoa Lu citadel, local restaurant, cycling in 1 day. Normally you will hear about Hanoi Tam Coc Tour but should you look carefully at some itineraries from travel agency. Does it offer you cycling, bike, on another way, most of everything are included? Maybe it can be a boring itinerary.
  • See a reliable Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour from Hanoi Explore Travel as an example.
  • Find reviews of that agency on
  • Sometimes you spend more time on shopping around on the internet to find a best price. Many properties sell their product at different price on other channels:, get your guide, agoda, expedia, airbnb…

Hopefully it is easier for you to do a Tour in any way. Contact Hanoi Explore Travel to get a better support and let us guide your trip in Tam Coc Ninh Binh carefully. Or you can leave your comment here. We will try our best to help you get best information

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