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Van Long Nature Reserve, Ninh Binh
(4.5/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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 trip generator 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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  • It was pretty cold. But a friend and I decided to do the tour, especially since she cost only 50000 Dong pto person. It is two people on a rowboat from an older Lady driven, so no motor noise. For them, it is a real effort. The scenery is great, because it passes the karst rocks. On the way we saw monkeys on the mountains. They were black and white. All in all a great value.
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  • You can experience the nature reserve with the boat, mostly women rowing. The boats will be controlled centimetre of the women through the caves, just a fabulous experience that makes the journey from Hanoi in any case worthwhile.
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  • A travel off-season. Few tourists. 100 dong access has the boat and 2 USD to tip our rower. To do!
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