Trang An Grottoes

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Sunday, 09 July 2023 07:10

Trang An Ninh Binh

Trang An Ninh Binh or the tourist name "Trang An Grottoes" because the places with many water caves, Trang An Ninh Binh in this article, we want to introduce a review for one of top 1 must visit and most famous destination in Vietnam, hope you will have an overview of Trang An landscape, should go to Trang An at any time as well as what to do in Trang An to have the best experience with

1. Why call Trang An Ninh Binh is Scenic Landscape Complex.

Trang An covers an large area of ​​​​more than 6172 hectares, including 3 interconnected areas, the historical and cultural relic of Hoa Lu ancient capital, Trang An - Tam Coc - Bich Dong scenic area and special primeval forest. used in Hoa Lu.

Trang An is likened to "Ha Long on land" with majestic and magnificent beauty created by 250 million-year-old limestone mountains reflecting into the clear river water. The harmony between the river and the rocky mountains brings a charming landscape full of charm. In addition, this is also a place to preserve the precious mangrove ecosystem.

In 2014, Trang An was honored by UNESCO as a World Heritage Complex with colorful and majestic natural beauty. Then Trang An Grottoes know as the best place for checkin in Vietnam.

(Trang An Overview - Source: Internet)

2. Best time to visit Trang An Grottoes.

From April to June is the time for those who love the quiet. During this time, the festivals have lessened and are no longer crowded like spring, so the atmosphere becomes more peaceful. However, this is the hottest time of the year, so you should fully equip yourself with sun protection measures before coming to Trang An.

If you are a flower lover, you should travel to Trang An Ninh Binh from July to September. This is the season when lotus flowers and water lilies begin to bloom, creating an irresistible beauty scene. However, the weather at this time will be a bit 'difficult' because of frequent rainstorms on a large scale. Therefore, you need to pay attention to follow the weather forecast information to have the best preparation.

From October to December is the time when many tourists choose to come to the ancient capital to live virtual. However, you also need to bring warm clothes because the weather in Ninh Binh this season is quite cold.Hanoi to Trang An - road map

(Road map: Hanoi to Trang An - Source: Google map)

3. Getting there & Away.

The distance from Hanoi to Trang An is not too far, only about 90km. The way same as how to get to Tam Coc Ninh Binh. Therefore, you can travel to Trang An by bus, train or private vehicles such as cars and motorbikes. The average travel time is about 2-3 hours.

The distance from Ho Chi Minh City to Trang An is about more than 1,600 km by road. Therefore, the most suitable means of transportation is by plane. You have two good choices is to fly Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City - Thanh Hoa. Then, catch a bus at the airport to move to Trang An Ninh Binh.

>>>Read more: Ninh Binh Transportation Services

4. Where can stay near Trang An Ninh Binh

There are many hotels and homestays with diverse prices for you to choose to stay near by. If you are coming to Ninh Binh for the first time, you should prioritize hotels or homestays close to Trang An for convenient transportation to places of interest. Here are a few places to stay for your choice:Trang An cave

(Trang An Boat Trip over caves: Source: Tourist Department)

4.1. Ninh Bình Bamboo Farmstay

  • Address: Hamlet 8, Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh
  • Reference price: 350,000 VND/2 person/night
  • Phone: 0359 674 921

4.2. Ninh Binh Green Farmstay

  • Address: Ngo Thuong Village, Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh
  • Reference price: 675,000 VND/2 people/night
  • Phone: 091 307 77 76

4.3. Trang An Farmstay

  • Address: Trang An, Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh
  • Reference price: 600,000 VND/2 people/night
  • Phone: 0123 775 8888

4.4. Hoalu Ecolodge Homestay

  • Address: Trang An, Truong Yen, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh
  • Reference price: 370,000 - 400,000 VND/room
  • Phone: 091 567 4679

4.5. Ninh Binh Palm Homestay

  • Address: 5 Hamlet, Gia Sinh Commune, Gia Vien
  • Reference price: 850,000 VND/2 person/room/night
  • Phone: 0977670742

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>>> Read more: Homestay in Ninh Binh

5. Which ways to enjoy best view of Trang An.

Trang An's terrain is mostly rivers, so the main means of transportation are boats. First, you have to buy tickets including tickets to visit Trang An and tickets to the boat. Fixed ticket price is 200,000 VND/adult, 100,000 VND/child under 1.4 m. Each boat will carry 4-5 people and when there are enough new people to depart. Therefore, if you go in a group of less than 4 people, it will take more time to wait for guests to join. Or you can include the boat for 800,000 VND with a journey of more than 3 hours to freely take amazing virtual photos.

Trang An boat tours offers 3 main boat trip routes, each of which will go to different attractions, so depending on your preferences, you should consider choosing the right ferry route. Besides, if you have ever been fascinated with the movie Kong Skull Island, you should take the ferry route 2 or 3 to have the opportunity to visit Kong Island.Vu Lam palace

(Trang An Boat Tours: Source: Tourist Department)

5.1. Boat route 1: Trinh Temple - Tran Temple - Phu Khong

Route 1 will focus on visiting caves, rocky mountains and learning about the history of the Dinh dynasty. Through the legends of Nau Ruou Cave, Trinh Temple, Phu Khong…, you can expand your historical knowledge. Especially admire Tran Temple - the temple is considered the heart of the cultural - natural heritage of the world.

5.2. Boat route 2: Cao Son Holy Temple - Vu Lam Hanh Cung

This is a route that is loved by many young people because this route has many beautiful and poetic landscapes, so it is very suitable for filming and taking photos. At the same time, this route rarely encounters entanglements like the other two routes.

5.3 Boat route 3: Dot Cave - Suoi Tien Temple.

With this route, you will pass through the longest stalactite cave in Trang An with a length of up to 1000m. In addition, the relic of Suoi Tien temple will bring you back to the origin of Trang An.Trang An Boat Route Map

(Trang An Boat Routes - source: tourist department)

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Famous for the name 'Nam Thien De Nhi Dong', Tam Coc Bich Dong possesses a peaceful village scene and an impressive limestone cave system. As part of the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, Tam Coc Bich Dong is the perfect destination for those who want to fully explore the beauty of the river.

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