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Van Long Nature Reserve

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“tam coc”(73 reviews)
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Very beautiful landscape, they have about 9 wonderful caves.
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All reviews boat trip tam coc emeralda resort late afternoon gorgeous place small cave less touristy much quieter beautiful landscape rainy day the river ticket booth cuc phuong national park old lady row boat an umbrella boat lady
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

That's one thing you can't deny, how incredibly beautiful your surroundings are, and for me, that made the trip worth it, that's why I was there! however, I thought we would get to stop off at some of the pagodas, like others did, but we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Wanderlustsimone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the privilege of visiting Van Long twice in 2018. The first time we woke up very early and did a boat ride at Van Long. The cost is about $2 for an hour of rigorous paddling by the boatsman (or woman as is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LA4man
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are expecting to see monkeys you will be disappointed - not sure if this is promoted officially, however the map provided by our homestay states this had wild monkeys. It was a beautiful scenic boat ride however you do not get off the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank matamatablondie
Reviewed December 13, 2018

We were the first customers of the day, nice and early to try to spot the birds. We saw a few, but not as many as we'd hoped. The scenery was beautiful, however, I was almost constantly tapped on my shoulder by the lady rowing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Louiseoxf
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Although this place is a bit of a drive from Ninh Binh, it's worth a visit if you're interested in wetlands habitat. Upon arrival I paid 10k to park my motor bike and 60k for entrance fee/boat ticket. It's a bit confusing, but you have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JMK_The_Wanderer
Reviewed December 1, 2018

The only real positive of this trip is that it's a lot cheaper than the other boat rides but you have to pay to get there and there is a lot less to see. However i did go in the morning, perhaps there would be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wandering_Ozzie
Reviewed November 16, 2018

it is gorgeous. It's a colony of wild critically endangered Delacour Langurs plus is an incredible area for a birdwatchers.I've been a couple of times and I believe it is truly at it is perfect when it's somewhat overcast. You've a much better possibility of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gratadour D
Reviewed November 15, 2018

The scenery was quite lovely, even in weather that is poor. When you're on the water it's extremely exposed, and may be extremely cool indeed in winter. The boats the following are quite Heath Robinson, and there aren't any life jackets as at Trang An....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank oscar s
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We went to Van long reserve early in the morning so we were alone on the river, It was very quiet, with amazing views A very good moment

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Gommycmbn
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Experience that is amazing, a lovely landscape, allthough cave is remarkable plus they're satisfied with each tip you provide, here there have been pleased and requested for the double!

Date of experience: October 2018
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EefDK
October 3, 2018|
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Response from Wags1963 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can take a bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh Takes 2 hours and when there we just hired a driver and car THEhotel can organise one for you It’s pretty cheap
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Maya G
July 9, 2018|
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Response from Jan-OlofO | Reviewed this property |
They closes at 05:00pm every day! The boat tour takes about 30 minutes! There is one entrance fee to pay 40 000 VD per person and a fee for the boat 60 000 VD. The Delacour langur can bee seen in the mountains to the right... More
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Lilpieceofhaven
April 24, 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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