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Van Long Nature Reserve

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Ninh Binh, Vietnam
+84-303-658-333
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Very beautiful landscape, they have about 9 wonderful caves.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (38 reviews)
“tam coc” (66 reviews)
“bird life” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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+84-303-658-333
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"boat trip"
in 38 reviews
"tam coc"
in 66 reviews
"bird life"
in 5 reviews
"reed beds"
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"late afternoon"
in 15 reviews
"rural life"
in 3 reviews
"nice tip"
in 3 reviews
"lotus flowers"
in 5 reviews
"small cave"
in 4 reviews
"rainy day"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful landscape"
in 8 reviews
"less touristy"
in 5 reviews
"the river"
in 15 reviews
"vietnamese lady"
in 3 reviews
"limestone hills"
in 4 reviews
"bamboo boat"
in 3 reviews
"peaceful place"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large limestone karsts jutting from the calm murky waters. You are able to spend a small charge to be usually taken through the coast's on a tiny raft paddled by a nearby female. in case the water level is great you are going to pass...More

Thank Gayle R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is mostly a motorboat ride by using wetlands. The scenery is beautiful. We noticed many birds and monkeys. The boat ride will last for one hour and half ours swung around in the cave according to several of the reviews it sounds as if...More

1  Thank Ondrea C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place . Not to much tourist for visit at that time. Clean water boat service also very good but little bit expensive. We enjoyed very much. We are happy . You can visit this palace .

Thank Hurryup2011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the region having some wellknown places (quite similar) Tam Coc or Trang an. That's why at these places so crowded, full of tourist. If wanna looking for a non-touristic place, come here. 10km from central city.

1  Thank levantam0906
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd the tour of ours to Trang An for 1 day organized by the hotel of ours in Ninh Binh. The final schedule of ours was going through this location by boat. The sights had been incredible and starting caves by boat was really an...More

Thank Dene W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing, inexpensive boat trip in a regular boat down throughout the wetlands rowed by... a well used woman! The scenery is amazing. The air is extremely still here, it is really warm, so go for a hat as well as cover up. Additionally, they expect...More

1  Thank Alwa A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't claim that this particular location is much less appealing compared to Tam Coc or maybe Trang A, though it's surely much less touristy and much more tranquil. The boat trip takes approximately 1.5 hours and would have been ideal in case we would...More

1  Thank Terrell D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide knew the local routes and so we went above street onto a gravel path through traditional farms. Which provided method to a bumpy soil monitor for which our standard bikes were no match, but the breathtaking scenery and tranquility made up for it....More

1  Thank Huong T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a little bit tricky going right here in case you make use of local transportation, better use trip operator. no store and only several hotel and restaurant, be careful additionally for the scorching heat in this specific area, do not forget about bringing...More

Thank Carl H
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After touring Tam Coc in Ninh Binh Provence, my two photography associates have taken me to Van Long. Only approximately five boats had been out, late evening, not so popular weather wise. I'd a solo boat, the finale was incredible rolling the reserve. We did...More

Thank Sidney Z
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Maya G
9 July 2018|
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Response from Jan-OlofO | Reviewed this property |
They closes at 05:00pm every day! The boat tour takes about 30 minutes! There is one entrance fee to pay 40 000 VD per person and a fee for the boat 60 000 VD. The Delacour langur can bee seen in the mountains to the right... More
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Lilpieceofhaven
24 April 2018|
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Response from john2146 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of food and drink available at stands in Van Long. Restaurants close by too.
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Eric T
16 December 2017|
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Response from kyy0te | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if my answer will be very helpful, because our experience was part of a package tour provided by our homestay host that included bicycling, boating, cave tours, and the Van Long boat tour of the Nature Reserve... More
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