Van Long Nature Reserve Day Tour

from $36
Day tour    Ninh Binh,
  • van long wetland ninh binh
  • van long wetland ninh binh
  • van long wetland ninh binh

Ninh Binh is an outstanding destination that has many attractions and stunning landscapes. This day trip to visit the wetland Van Long by rowboat, a perfect venue for you to relax and let your mind wander among 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

What to expect

  • 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
  • Biking along the beautiful countryside of Van Long natural reserve.
  • Visit the ancient capital Hoa Lu with the emperor temples to learn about architecture and history of Vietnam.


8.00 Meet our guide at your hotel and leave Hanoi for our day trip to Ninh Binh (2-hour drive), we first pay a visit 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.

Have lunch at restaurant.

Continue to Van Long, and hop on a bike for a trip around the countryside of Van Long natural reserve. Then we board a bamboo rowboat for 1 hours rowing along this beautiful wetland of Van Long, enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks.

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

**You might opt for a trip Thien Ha (Galaxy) Cave instead of Dinh & Le King temple. Or you can also opt for a visit to Hang Mua instead.

Tour price

Van Long – Hoa Lu day tour in private:

No of travelers 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 pax up
Price in USD/person $73 $57 $43 $36

Optional: Additional $4/person to Hang Mua (Mua grotto) alternatively.

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 & sightseeing fees,
  • Biking & boat tour
  • Lunch at the restaurant
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water

Tour exclusive

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

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