Situated on the southern shore of the Red River delta, Trang An is describe by UNESCO as “a spectacular landscape of limestone karst peaks permeated with valleys, some of which are submerged, and surrounded by steep, almost vertical cliffs.” Exploration of some of the highest altitude caves that are dotted across the landscape has revealed archaeological traces of human activity dating back almost 30,000 years.
Trang An day tour is one of our best selling Vietnam Private Tours offering tourist a chance to enjoy remarkable scenery of this UNESCO heritage. To help you have a preview of this tour, below are photos of a group of Japanese students going on a tour to Trang An from Hanoi arranged by Unio Travel.
8.00 The students are met at the lobby of hotel by local tour guide then transfer 2,5 hour driving to Ninh Binh
Get on the car for Ninh Binh
Tour guide introduce the history of Ninh Binh and Trang An complex
10.00 Arrive at Trang An
Going to the complex
Amazed by the landscape
A row of row-boats
Trang An Eco-Tourism complex is a home of 600 kinds of flora and over 200 kinds of fauna that many of them in the Red book of Vietnam. It is also a gathering of 31 valleys, 48 cross-water caves and we will visit 3 to 6 of them.
10.30 - 13.30 Trang An Complex by row-boat
Although it is very popular with Vietnamese tourists, most visitors find it less crowded and more hassle-free than Tam Coc. Boat trips leave from the garish main office and take around 3 hours. The journey by row-boat takes you through nine caves, some of which are very low and twisting, and along beautiful waterways lined with limestone karst.
Embark on the boats
look how happy they are
Learning Vietnamese with the rower
Through the cave
Visiting Tran Hung Dao Temple
Learning Tran Hung Dao's Biography
Trần Hưng Đạo (1228–1300) was the Supreme Commander of Vietnam during the Trần Dynasty. He commanded the Đại Việt armies that repelled three major Mongol invasions in the 13th century. His multiple victories over the mighty Mongol Yuan Dynastyunder Kublai Khan are considered among the greatest military feats in world history
Great view from the temple
boat racing to the whraf
13.30 - 14.30 Having lunch at the restaurant
14.30 - 15.30 Visit Hoa Lu ancient Capital city of Vietnam of Dinh Dynasty
Playing with the Buffalo
Đinh Bộ Lĩnh (924–979) (r. 968–979), originally named Đinh Hoàn, was the first Vietnameseemperor following the liberation of the country from the rule of the Chinese Southern Han Dynasty, as well as the founder of the short-lived Đinh Dynasty and a significant figure in the establishment of Vietnamese independence and political unity in the 10th century. Đinh Bộ Lĩnh is also known by hisposthumous name Đinh Tiên Hoàng
15.30 Go back to the hotel, service ends