Recognised as world Cultural and Natural Heritage by UNESCO not long ago, the Trang An scenic complex in Ninh Binh province has become a favorite tourist attraction for a daily tour from Hanoi or a nice tour combination in the region.
Boat trip in Trang An.
With around 3 hour boat trip, tourists will explore 12 different caves and grottoes in Trang An as well as some holy sites that tells interesting stories about Vietnam in a certain period of history.
For its picturesque landscapes, Trang An scenic complex is now a ideal place for wedding photos or movie shoot.
Tourist attractions in Trang An scenic complex
There are countless tourist sites in Trang An complex, to visit all, tourists need a few days. Below are some of the recommended sites:
1. Hoa Lu ancient capital
2. Tam Coc
3. Bai Dinh pagoda
4. Mua cave
How to get there?
Just about 100km, it takes around 2 hour drive from Hanoi and tourists can easily take the local bus at Giap Bat bus station or evening train at Le Duan train station.
Best time to visit Trang An.
The best time to visit Trang An is from May - June when tourists can both take boat trip and cycle through rice paddy fields. However, it is very warm in this time of the year and for the boat trip, we recommend you to do early or late to void crowd.
Trang An: 150.000 VND per person (around US $7)
Hoa Lu ancient capital: 20.000 VND per person (around US $ 1)
Tam Coc: 270.000 VND per peron (around US $ 12)