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Address: Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84-303-658-333
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Very beautiful landscape, they have about 9 wonderful caves.

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$108.00*
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Day Trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi Including Local Lunch Experience
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$149.00*
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Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip with Rural Hanoi Excursion

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River boat tour

This was a great experience, very romantic scenic and interesting. Mai who was our guide was lovely, and though he did not speak English one of our group was able to converse in a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Roslyn V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great experience, very romantic scenic and interesting. Mai who was our guide was lovely, and though he did not speak English one of our group was able to converse in a little Vietnamese- so we learnt more about the area and what was happening on the river. Mai was a lot of fun too. It's well worth... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite peaceful in the 2 person sampans. Scenery in general is good, but the caves are a little small and unexceptional. 90 minutes + is a bit uncomfortable on the hard, narrow wooden benches. The experience would have been great if the trip were half the time!!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly e co, fantastic view. Please come and enjoy this quite and really beautiful area when you have chance to visit countryside.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The view was fantastic. Van Long reserved was smaller than Trang An. It's takes you 45 minutes to go around the place. If you are lucky enough. You will have chance to see the white monkey.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

This was a peaceful, amazing mountain and landscape, boat trip very cheap,I pay 45.000 vnd. Should be go to there in the afternoon, there is some chance to see the wild langur, highly recommend.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

I knew we'd have time for only one boat tour on our trip, and based on the other reviews here we settled on Van Long. (Didn't hurt that it was walking distance from our hotel.) It might depend on what you'd like to get out of it, but it was fine for us. If it's the view you want, you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

Discovering the beautiful region of Ninh Binh by a little boat rowed by an old lady, fear not she is very strong ! The views are beautiful and the area quiet seeing as there are a lot less tourists than at the other equivalent boat rides. It takes a little more than an hour which for me was enough and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Reading the reviews here we were sure this is the best option for taking a boat ride in the area of Ninh Binh. It is true that the place is very quiet and not a lot of tourists go there. We went there around 2 PM and were the only people there. Finding the ticket booth is not as complicated... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The view is good, very peaceful, not crowded. You can see trees and fish under the water. Should tips for the boatman.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

As part of volunteering at the Endangered Primate Rescue Center in nearby Cuc Phuong National Park, we were treated to an afternoon at Van Long Nature Reserve. While gliding through the tranquil waterways is stunning, the area is also home to the critically endangered Delacour's Langur. Van Long is believed to contain the largest population left in the wild; and... More 

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