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Van Long Nature Reserve

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Ninh Binh, Vietnam
+84-303-658-333
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US$116.00*
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2-day Ninh Binh highlights tour from Hanoi
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US$149.00*
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Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip with Rural Hanoi Excursion
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US$69.00*
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ESSENCE OF NINH BINH - WATERWAYS AND KARSTS FROM HANOI
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Very beautiful landscape, they have about 9 wonderful caves.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat trip” (40 reviews)
“tam coc” (66 reviews)
LOCATION
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
CONTACT
+84-303-658-333
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"boat trip"
in 40 reviews
"emeralda resort"
in 9 reviews
"tam coc"
in 66 reviews
"reed beds"
in 3 reviews
"late afternoon"
in 15 reviews
"rural life"
in 3 reviews
"bird life"
in 6 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
"much quieter"
in 3 reviews
"ticket booth"
in 4 reviews
"lots of water"
in 3 reviews
"vietnamese lady"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful boat trip through this peaceful nature reserve. Great value for money. Much more so than Tam Coc & Trang An. Friendly boat staff who pointed out various animals including Langurs

Thank Vietnam1988
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Reviewed yesterday

The drive to here was not the most scenic but the moment you cross where you obtain on the boat, it had been gorgeous for the whole journey. I got there earlier and was the only individual out of the bath for rather some time...More

Thank Dv H
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Reviewed yesterday

We were meant to go to bird valley, but our guide advised that during summer this is not a good idea, so said he would take us to Van Long instead. SO glad he suggested this. We had already been to Trang An and Tam...More

Thank Louise C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Compared to Tehran An Grottoes, this's a lot smaller and even further away. though there were many fewer visitors, although boat paddlers are usually more demanding of a suggestion. They need US dollars, rather compared to dong. A much quieter trip. though one cave going...More

1  Thank Delgado H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a interesting journey from Hanoi to Ninh Binh by motorbike. I has fell in love with it in the first time, it's as beautiful as painting. The locals people said that we should take tour early in the morning and the later in...More

Thank Chloe_Nguyen83
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We frequented Van Long on how returned through Cuc Phuong National Park. We were fortunate enough to see two groups on the endangered Delancours Langurs along the mountain sides of the paper, as well as numerous birds like herons, storks, kingfishers and bitterns. It's a...More

Thank Gus S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had taken one day journey coming from Hanoi to Van Long then on to the warm springs at giving Kenh Ga. It was a long drive over a short distance, but the hour long row boat drive within the nature reserve was extremely calming...More

Thank Barton M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This particular location is a very good place to see the dynamics as well as expertise being in canoe. The one thing i dislike about this particular school is the tour took so very long as well as the water is extremely dirty. nonetheless you...More

Thank Lan P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a detour around here. The nature here is beautiful in it’s own way. A different side of Ninh Binh’s beauty. Slightly inconvenient, just like Tam Coc, staff insist to much on tips...

Thank Daaunhi N
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

This peaceful, scenery that is stunning afforded a far more pleasant experience that our visit to Van Long. There were very few travelers going on the boats, it had been quiet & we could love the natural splendor of the area.

Thank Burnett H
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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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forbes715
6 September 2017|
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Response from Katelyn B | Reviewed this property |
We saw one or two, but it was in a flash and very fast. You shouldn't be too worried about them being close to you however.
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