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Van Long Nature Reserve

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“tam coc”(67 reviews)
Very beautiful landscape, they have about 9 wonderful caves.
Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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All reviews boat trip langur monkeys tam coc reed beds late afternoon bird life small bamboo nice tip lotus flowers rainy day beautiful landscape less touristy peaceful place vietnamese lady the river limestone hills bamboo boat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Gommycmbn
Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank jose g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the trip trough our Hotel. We enjoyed the tour itself a lot. We've seen approximately 10 monkeys, which is very rare, and a lot of white birds. It was 4.30 p.m. when we started the boat trip. That's why we haven't met many...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this quiet peaceful tour. It was about 1 1/2 hrs in a small bamboo boat. We were lucky to see 4 or 5 monkeys jumping from tree to tree. Very relaxing!

1  Thank LouF744
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Van Long is a renowned land, a gorgeous place as well as the largest natural reserve of wetlands. You will find has mountain ranges creates an all natural wall surrounded a great expanse of water. In case you fortunate you are able to envision the...More

Thank Journoud P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got Van Long by a scooter we took from the hotel. Just 30 mins from the center, through the highway 1. Van Long seem a rare beautiful place was forgotten by the commercialize of the city. We took a boat trip in 1 hour...More

Thank Arcadycruise1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The reserve is 30min by taxi from Ninh Binh train station. It is very peaceful and not so crowded compared to Tam Coc and Trang An. During the boat trip we saw some animals (blue birds, some fish, insects...). There was a cave which was...More

Thank tsvyatko
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nevertheless, the wonderful experience of ours on the Van Long preserve was totally different. We got right into a boat near the conclusion of the day, and also for the following hour were rowed by a pleasing female through this incredibly scenic mountain and marsh...More

Thank Настенька Б
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful experience, such a peaceful and quiet surrounding, and our guide James, always there to make us feel safe and well, made it an unforgettable trip!!!

Thank CarlR1661
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It’s about a 1 hour tour on a Vietnamese rowing boat through a calm and well-preserved swamp (1.30m deep max) where you can see a myriad of birds, insects, fishes, monkeys (on the Ridge of the mountain) - inexpensive - friendly service- great experience

Thank liefie73
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3 October 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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9 July 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
24 April 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.