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Van Long Nature Reserve

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Address: Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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Very beautiful landscape, they have about 9 wonderful caves.

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Great and still quiet

Went there at 4pm and it was beautiful. We saw a lot of monkeys, a lot of birds and we were the only boat. Entrance fee was 70k + 20k dongs per person. Recommended because it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
gael d d
Seminyak, Indonesia

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Seminyak, Indonesia
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there at 4pm and it was beautiful. We saw a lot of monkeys, a lot of birds and we were the only boat. Entrance fee was 70k + 20k dongs per person. Recommended because it is very quiet and nice.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We visited Van Long on a tour with Toan Duong late in the day and as such the area was practically deserted. We therefore had the whole reserve to ourselves as our boat lady rowed us through the serene wetlands, surrounded by high cliffsides and peaceful ambience. There wasn't a whole lot of nature to observe on our trip but... More 

2 Thank LeeSibbald
Adelaide, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

After the bustle of Tam Coc the previous day this was just so relaxing. We were almost the only ones on the water. Also, it was great to be rowed through natural wetlands with no human additions, rather than farmlands. And we got to see a Delacour's Langur!!

1 Thank sapientpear
Haiphong, Vietnam
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

I have been there sometime with colleagues for inspection but only recently, i took my family there in late September. This time is best for visiting the area because of the beauty of the weather of Autumn. We took a boat ride in a pure natural atmosphere, breathtaking surrounding, clear water, beautiful landscape, cheerful boat rowers. It it a memorable... More 

5 Thank tuananhhoang
Temse, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Amazing experience, what a beautiful landscape, allthough Linh Coc is also impressive and they are happy with each tip you give, here there were not happy and asked for the double! And we allready bought our rower some goodies by a passing boat.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We went to visit the nature reserve in late September at around 9am. It was drizzling. Thankfully, the rain stopped. The rower lady spotted a troop of Delacour's Langurs foraging among the trees when we were 15-20mins into the boat ride. Though a rather brief encounter, it was a surreal experience. Along the way, there are many wetland birds.

1 Thank BensonYap
New Rochelle, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This is definitely a peaceful and beautiful setting for a row boat ride. You ride up through a channel and then into a cave and out the other side. The woman that rowed our boat stopped at the other side of the cave, and I've seen from some recent postings that we probably could/should have continued on further. I thought... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Were rowed, 2 of us to a boat to see the Delacour Langurs. Wow what a rare treat, saw a troop of these monkeys climbing on the rock cliffs. Not busy on a week day is Sept. Tip the rowers they earn it.

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Horomerice, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

If you are done with busy Tam Coc and you feel like doing something quieter then drive to vang long nature reserve. It is good for birdwatching, lot of reeds around, locals do the boating, no hassle. There are also monkeys around but we weren't lucky to spot them. It was also too much water so we couldn't pass the... More 

1 Thank Mirek a Petra N
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We drove beautiful countryside, pass water bufallos, stop in a local village and make a bamboo boat ride where you can see lots of water lilies and the Delacour's Langour monkeys. We had an awesome time in Van Long and would come back any time.

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