Trang An tours in Ninh Binh:
Trang An is a famous eco tourism complex in Ninh Binh
province, the complex is situated in the Ninh Binh town
and three districts Hoa Lu, Nho Quan and Gia Vien. Trang
An tourism complex has a total area 2000 hectares, the
complex of Trang An is formed by ranges of limestone
mountains, amazing caves and rivers, valleys coupled
with many historical and religion sites including
pagodas, temples all combine to make Trang An a magic
Best time to visit Trang An is from February to April,
this time is spring, the weather is cool, especially
visitors can combine sightseeing tours with pagoda
pilgrimage, however note that this time is also high
season of Ninh Binh tourism, a lot of tourists come to
visit and worship so all places are always crowed and be
careful with your bags as there are pick pockets around.
How to travel Trang An from Hanoi
You can take a bus from Hanoi (from the bus stations
Giap Bat, My Dinh). The buses run daily at different
times. You should contact the bus station for more
details before the trip or you can take the open bus,
spend the night in Ninh Binh and visit Trang An the next
Things to visit in Trang An
A boat trip in Trang An is a must, each boat carries 4-5
people. Along the way, in addition to enjoying the
mountain views, charming scenery, tourists should visit
the scenic spots such as:
- Trinh temple: The famous temple thousands of years
old, built under Dinh dynasty is the first stop.
- Tran temple is an ancient stone temple, built in 968
to worship a general from the 18th Hung king. Tran
temple has beautiful patterns carved in stone, showing
great skill temporary artists.
- Khong temple: the thousand-year-old tree tree in front
of the temple, dedicated to Dinh Cong, a loyal official
under King Dinh Tien Hoang.
If you haven't been to the water caves before, you will
be filled with strange feeling when entering the gates
with small boat through the seemingly endless tunnels.
The cave system in Trang An, though not brilliant,
magnificent stalagmites, but the caves are very diverse,
each brings a different aspect. to name a few:
- Seo cave, very deep with dense trees
- Ba Giot cave with stalagmites deposited as water
- Nau Ruou cave with with old jars, according to legend
it is where the the wine is cooked for the mandarins
- Dia Linh cave with the low, narrow entrance
There are many other caves such as Bright cave, Dark
cave, Son Duong cave...