Trang An eco-tourism area
Located on the land of the ancient capital, located in a prime location, Trang An is a beautiful eco-tourism area loved by many tourists. This place is likened to a “Ha Long Bay on land”, which has been honored to be recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural and natural heritage.
Introduction of Trang An Eco-Tourism Area
Over hundreds of millions of years of weathering and transformation, Trang An today has an attractive beauty with a series of valleys, lakes, lagoons, caves, flooded forests and forests on wonderful limestone mountains. pretty.
There are up to 31 lakes and lagoons connected by 48 caves that have been discovered, including caves that cross water up to 2km long such as Dia Linh cave, Sinh Duoc cave, May cave, etc.
The distance from Hanoi to Trang An is not too far, only 90km. Therefore, visitors can travel here by bus or by personal means such as cars, motorbikes, travel time is about 2 to 3 hours.
The most ideal time to travel here is from January to March, at this time the weather is cool, neither too hot nor too cold, and little rain is suitable for sightseeing by boat.
The most ideal time for tourists to travel to Trang An is from January to March of the lunar calendar, right after the Lunar New Year. It is spring, the weather is warmer and more comfortable, and it is also the festival season of the ancient capital. Therefore, this is considered the most appropriate time for tourists to combine travel with spring tourism.
Coming here, visitors will experience the feeling of sitting on a boat and floating on the clear blue water and going through 12 caves. The boat will take visitors to visit all the beautiful scenes in this scenic place Trang An.
Visitors can visit spiritual sites and temples located right in the eco-tourism area such as Trinh Temple, Tran Ninh Binh Temple, Tu Tru Temple, Cao Son Temple, Suoi Tien Temple, Vu Lam Palace, etc. Phu Khong,…
Right in this eco-tourism area, there are many stalls selling souvenirs and Ninh Binh specialties. Visitors can buy as gifts for relatives and friends when returning.
From the eco-tourism area, it is very convenient to move to attractive destinations such as: Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Cuc Phuong National Park, Van Long wetland, Hoa Lu ancient capital, Bai Dinh pagoda …
Boat routes in Trang An
Trang An is an area with mainly rivers, so you will have the main means of transportation is a boat. Boats down the rivers will take visitors to beautiful caves. When renting a boat, you will have 3 main routes to choose from:
Route 1: Boat dock – Trinh Temple – Dark Cave – Morning Cave – Ruou Cave – Tran Temple – Ba Giot Cave – Seo Cave – Son Duong Cave – Phu Khong – Bao Hieu Pagoda – Khong Cave – Tran Cave – Quy Hau Cave – return to the marina (travel time is about 3.5 hours)
Route 2: Boat wharf – Hang Lam – Hang Vang – Hang Thanh Slide – Suoi Tien Temple – Hang Dai – Hanh Cung Vu Lam – return to the marina (travel time is about 2.5 hours)
Route 3: Boat wharf – Trinh Temple – Cloud Cave – Fairy Stream – Dia Linh Cave – Dai Cave – Vu Lam Hanh Cung – return to the marina (travel time is about 3 hours)
Ticket price Trang An 2022
- Adults over 1.3m tall: 250,000 VND / 1 person
- Children from 1m – 1.3m: 120,000 VND / 1 child
- Children under 1m: free
- Private boat ticket (survey, music video, filming…): 1,250,000 VND/boat (The boat goes to places on request, no need to follow the usual route)
- One boat can carry up to 4-5 people depending on the weight (visitors need to follow the instructions of the boat stowage department to ensure traffic safety on the river)
(Ticket price includes ferry fee and sightseeing fee)
Fastest route from Hanoi to Trang An
Going to Trang An by bus :
You can catch the bus at Giap Bat and My Dinh bus stations for about 70,000 – 80,000 VND / person. Stop at Ninh Binh bus station, you continue to take a bus or taxi to Trang An.
Going from Hanoi to Trang An by motorbike :
This road can also be used by cars. From Hanoi city center, you move in the direction to Van Dien – Thuong Tin, then follow National Highway 1A to Ninh Binh City. The road is quite easy to go, so it can only take you 2 hours to get to Trang An.
Going from Hanoi to Trang An by car (Take a tour of Trang An):
This route is only for cars. You will take the highway Hanoi-Ninh Binh/DCT01.
This road is 95 km long from the center of Hanoi, you go in the direction of Phap Van – Cau Gie, enter TCT01 to Ninh Binh City. From Ninh Binh city, you go to the direction of National Highway 10/QL38B about 7 km to Trang An.