Van Long Natural Reserve in Ninh Binh

Van Long natural reserve
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 reserve. Then make a journey to the 10th century and visit the ancient capital Hoa Lu.

Tour Itinerary

Duration: 8 hours.
Escape from bustling Hanoi to the peaceful Van Long natural reserve in Ninh Binh, take a rowing boat to visit this stunning wetland, also a nature reserve of the area

Leave Hanoi for our day trip to Ninh Binh, we arrive at the Nature Reserve of Van Long after two hours drive (110km), we board a bamboo rowboat as soon as we arrive for 1 hour rowing along this beautiful wetland of Van Long, enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks.

After lunch served at a local riverside restaurant we make a short transfer down a peaceful countryside road to Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital eleven centuries ago. Here, spend one hour visiting the Dinh and Le temples of the Ancient Capital Hoa Lu which are dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the founders of the ancient capital during the 10th century.

Then return to Hanoi late in the afternoon. Finish at your hotel.

**Alternatively, you might opt for a biking trip around the countryside of Van Long natural reserve instead of Dinh & Le King temple. Or opt for trip to Hang Mua (Mua grotto) instead.

Van Long Nature Reserve

Tour price

Seat in coach tour: N/A

Van Long Natural Reserve tour in private:

No of travelers 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
Price in USD/person $70 $55 $40 $32

Optional: Biking tour around the countryside of Van Long natural reserve: additional $3/person.

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour inclusive

  • Transferring as per program, pick up and drop off at hotel
  • Entrance fees & boat trip
  • Lunch at the restaurant
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water

Tour exclusive

  • Drinks and other not mentioned above
  • Travel insurance,
  • Tips, personal expenses

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Van Long Natural Reserve in Ninh Binh

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