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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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A nice surprise- Relaxing experience

Our family did not plan to visit Van Long natural reserve, as we thought it would just be similar to Trang An and Tam Coc. We just stopped by as we had a bit of free time, but to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chin L
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our family did not plan to visit Van Long natural reserve, as we thought it would just be similar to Trang An and Tam Coc. We just stopped by as we had a bit of free time, but to our surprise, this place was amazing. Comparing to Trang An and Tam Coc, Van Long is a lot more quiet and... More 

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Thank Chin L
Perth
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41 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved Van Long. We organised a day group tour with Tam coc homestay and went first to Cuc phuong NP and then here in the afternoon. Our guide requested the boat lady take us a different route as he knew we were interested in seeing wildlife. Instead of heading off to the right, we went left down through a... More 

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Sydney
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212 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cost 200000 dong for two hours. Incredible cave system involving nine caves. The first is 300 metres long while others are shorter they have the same impact. Throw in the odd temple as well. The boat is rowed by lady/man and can help as well. Very enjoyable trip,

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go in the evening, say an hour or two before sunset when it is a lot cooler. Also, birds start coming back in flocks, flying overhead.Spectacular. We even managed to sight some gibbons!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scenery was very lovely, even in poor weather. When you are on the water it is very exposed, and can be very cold indeed in winter. The boats here are rather Heath Robinson, and there are no life jackets as at Trang An. We had a boat to ourselves, and only once did we see other boats. I would... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience, a beautiful landscape, allthough cave is also impressive and they are happy with each tip you give, here there were happy and asked for the double!

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Thank MrGuest2015
Accra, Ghana
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

This is mostly a boat ride through wetlands. The scenery is gorgeous. We saw many monkeys and birds. The boat ride lasts for an hour and half ours turned around in the cave based on some of the reviews it sounds like it can go further. I guess it depends who you get. We then went for a long flat... More 

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Thank TravellingBec
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We walked to the national park as it was near our Hotel, Emeralda Resort. This place is good to explore on bicycles and they have boat rides there as well.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Van long nature reserve is Incredible. There are not many people. Not expensive and it is a life experience to take a boattrip. We felt far away from this world. And also had chance to see local monkeys " langurs". This place is like a beautiful dream

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Amazing cheap boat trip in traditional boat down through the wetlands rowed by... an old lady! Scenery is breathtaking. The air is so still here, it's really hot so take a hat and cover up. They also expect a tip when you get off the boat. Don't go on an organised trip, walk there yourself

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