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Van Long Nature Reserve

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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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$149*
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Van Long Nature Reserve Day Trip with Rural Hanoi Excursion
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$108*
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Day Trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi Including Local Lunch Experience

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Bamboo Boat Ride among Lotus Flowers

This is a place not to be missed...After being on all sorts of boat trips we were skeptical about another boat trip but this isn't another boat trip...This is sheer bliss and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tushar M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place not to be missed...After being on all sorts of boat trips we were skeptical about another boat trip but this isn't another boat trip...This is sheer bliss and the beauty all around is enchanting

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To say it clear, I didn't do this ride because I didn't know that it existed. Besides, I already had done the boat ride in Trang An. The reason why I'm sending this review is just to inform you that this one might be interesting also because in the late afternoon, 4 or 5 I think, you will be able... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early in the morning! Watching the limestone light up with the early morning sun is beautiful. We saw about 15 langurs - it's amazing to watch them jump and scramble around the rocks!

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Busselton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Everything natural , unspoiled , but a bit monotonous , but good scenery , there is quiet for those who dislike the noise

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Wonderful views of birds when they fly back to nets about 4-5pm, thousands of them, makes an awesome view. Take a rowing boat to discover those caves. Better to visit from 3pm when it's not too hot and humid.

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1 Thank Mai H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We went there by a day trip arrangement. The boat trip took more than one hour. But the views of the place is amazing and value to visit . We paid extra tips to the boat driver and buy him drinks as extra tips. Just treat this as a supporting to the local people and this natural place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

It's always worthwhile to take a day trip to Hanoi’s surroundings for refreshment away from the city noise. Ninh Binh is an outstanding destination that has many attractions and stunning landscapes. First, tour the wetland Van Long by rowboat, a perfect venue for you to relax and let your mind wander amongst the diverse limestone features of Van Long nature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Super peaceful boat trip. This nature reserve is beautiful and serene, we were lucky enough to see two langurs. Less touristy than Tam Coc and Trang An.

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Kalbarri, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

This was a peaceful,quiet ride on a small punt in a Jurassic setting,amazing beautiful,highly recommend.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Nice relaxing one hour (approx) boat ride for 25,000 VND, and let's you get an up close and personal view of the countryside that is otherwise inaccessible by car or motorbike. Highly recommend!

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