Van Long Nature Reserve, Ninh Binh

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#3 of 7 in Parks in Ninh Binh
An expansive wetland dotted with limestone pinnacles, Van Long Nature Reserve plays host to hundreds of species of migratory and endangered birds. Set across an area of 3,000 ha (7,413.2 ac), a rowing boat tour serves as the ideal way to discover this rich landscape, weaving your way between grasslands, rice paddies, and grotto-like caves. Keep your eyes peeled for the Delacour Langur--the reserve’s dense foliage is one of the last remaining habitats for this endangered primate. Pack your own lunch with plenty of water, and immerse yourself in this prehistoric environment. Keen bird-watchers should remember to bring a pair of binoculars to the reserve. Our Ninh Binh online trip itinerary maker makes visiting Van Long Nature Reserve and other Ninh Binh attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This place is especially unwinds an English language site about Vietnam. There they say that this area of unspoiled nature, bird habitats, etc. in General is really untouched nature, but after visiting I would not recommend wasting your time to explore this site. This Park is located in tribute to 35 km from Ninh Binh, only if you go from Ninh Binh to Hanoi is almost on the road. Admission is 20000 Đồng per person and 60000 Dong boat. ' Operator ' boat after a trip begins a song about tipping. See particularly, you ride on zarastajushhej reeds territory, then turn off how could deep into the "massif" and you think, well now is interesting, but a little bit of road, a small Grotto and back. If not for a lone langur, poedavshij leaves off the trees on one of the slopes, with wildlife would be quite sad. Overall, this place is not produced no impression upon me. I would not recommend it, it is better to focus on the area of Ninh Binh, there are much more interesting.
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  • Visited van long with a friend and had a closer look at the beautiful mountain. Sadly, were not able to do bird watching bc of the weather. Nice place but try to improve the rental boats.  more »
  • A great way to see rural Vietnam in a boat.. The reserve is not as touristy as Tam Coc... Worth the trip to be amongst the limestone mountains... This area is ideal for keen bird watchers.  more »

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