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HOW TO GET FROM HANOI TO TRANG AN NINH BINHTIPS FOR VISITING TRANG AN COMPLEX
Situated on the southern shore of the Red River delta, Trang An is a spectacular landscape of limestone karst peaks permeated with valleys, some of which are submerged, and surrounded by steep, almost vertical cliffs.
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was recognized by UNESCO as a mixed natural and cultural property at the 38th session of the organization’s World Heritage Committee in Doha on Monday (June 23). The heritage site covers a large area of around 10,000 hectares, and is made up of three components within a single buffer zone, including Vietnam’s old capital of Hoa Lu in the 10th and 11th centuries, Trang An – Tam Coc – Bich Dong natural scenes and the Hoa Lu primitive forest. The three areas share a common geological and ecological environment characterized by dramatic limestone karsts, permeated with a network of caves, and bound together by flooded inland waterways of high biological diversity. UNESCO described Trang An 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 caves at different altitudes has revealed archaeological traces of human activity over a continuous period of more than 30,000 years.
1, The direction and transportation
Located in Ninh Binh province, 95 km south of Hanoi. Tourists have 4 ways to visit Trang An: Motorbike, car, bus or train.
Bus: Take a bus to Ninh Binh from the bus station in Hanoi (Giap Bat bus station or My Dinh bus staion), every 30 minutes will have a bus to go there, from 5am to 11pm everyday. The names of Ninh Binh bus are Sao Viet, Cuong Hung, Hoang Long, Vu Thuong, Gia Minh, Hien Tinh, etc. The price ticket is from 70000 VND to 100000 VND per person. It will take you around 2 hours to Ninh Binh city and then take a taxi or mortotaxi to Trang An ( about 7 km).
Car, mortobike: Start in Hanoi, go to Giai Phong street, turn to Phap Van – Cau Gie highway, keep moving to Ninh Binh province. It will take you about 90 minutes from Hanoi to Trang An.
Train: Take a train in Giai Phong train station and it will drop you in Ninh Binh train station, then you will have to take a taxi or motortaxi to go to Trang An.
2. The price ticket
The price to have a boat trip in Trang An is 200,000 VND. It will take you about 3 hours to go around Trang An, visit 6-9 caves. Each boat has about 4-5 person.
Ninh Binh is not only famous for its beautiful with many tourist attractions but also for special and delicious food. The famous food here smell and taste with the flavor of limestone mountains where locals feed animals. If you have a chance to visit Ninh Binh, don’t miss to try some special foods which are cooked by locals with good cooking skills such as goat meat, rice crust, mountain snail, Nhech fish salad, Kim Son wine,etc.
Around Trang An has no hotel. If you want to stay overnight there, you can book a room in hotels, homestays in Ninh Binh city or near Hoa Lu, Tam Coc.
You should ask the price first before buying something in Trang An
Book a room first before visiting here in some websites such as Agoda, booking.com, etc.