General introduction about Van Long lagoon.
Where is Van Long lagoon?
Along with Tam Co – Bich Dong, Trang An landscape complex, Bai Dinh pagoda, Kenh Ga …, Van Long Dam Wetland Nature Reserve is one of the very attractive tourist attractions of Ninh Binh province. Van Long lagoon is located in Gia Van commune, Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province . Only 80km from Hanoi capital, Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve (Ninh Binh) attracts a large number of tourists to visit and experience.
Wetland ecosystems and forests on limestone mountains are the two main ecosystems in Van Long tourist area. In addition, other ecosystems can be mentioned such as fields, lawns, swidden fields, and villages. With an area of nearly 3,500 hectares, Van Long lagoon is a place where animals, plants, aquatic animals live and grow. Including the white- breeder langur – a primate endemic to Vietnam that needs to be preserved.
This place is the largest wetland nature reserve in the Northern Delta. Van Long ecological area has many landscapes, caves and cultural relics. Van Long’s beauty becomes more and more poetic when the image of a person appears. Somewhere, the silhouette of someone sitting on a rustic bamboo boat leisurely on the peaceful water makes this ecological area very poetic.
When to visit Van Long lagoon?
With a diverse ecosystem of Van Long lagoon in every season, it is so beautiful. Therefore, you can visit Van Long eco-tourism area at any time of the year. However, if you want to admire the blooming lotus season, remember to visit Van Long lagoon in summer. At this time, the whole ecological area seems to be full of lotus scent. The green space decorated with pink flowers is definitely a place for visitors to freely take pictures to keep memories.
Or visitors can consider a trip in the dry season. From November of the previous year to April of the following year. This is the ideal time to enjoy the beauty of flora and fauna. Avoid going in the rainy season because of the cloudy weather. The rain made traveling difficult.
What time of day is the best time to visit Van Long Nature Reserve? The answer is early morning or late afternoon. In the morning the air is fresh, the dew drops are still on the leaves.
A quiet, cool feeling that cannot be described in words. This time is suitable for those who want to be close to nature, forget the hustle and bustle of the city. The scene of dawn gently calls the scene to wake up.
Ticket price to visit Van Long wetland in Ninh Binh
Van Long lagoon is more and more known by tourists. The wild and natural beauty of this lagoon attracts many tourists from all over the world. Visiting Van Long lagoon is very affordable, so you can rest assured. Specific entrance fees are as follows:
- Adults: 20,000 VND/person
- Children under 1m tall: 10,000 VND/person
- Elderly people (from 60 years old and above): 10,000 VND/person
- Adults: 50,000 VND/trip
- Children under 1m tall: 25,000 VND/trip
- Elderly people (from 60 years old and above): 25,000 VND/trip
How to move to Van Long Lagoon?
It is about 80km from Hanoi to Van Long wetland nature reserve . Tourists travel along National Highway 1A, pass Phu Ly to Gian Khau junction, turn left and follow the road to Nho Quan to Gia Van commune, Gia Vien district. It only takes about 2 hours by car, visitors will come to Van Long Lagoon Resort located right at the foot of the dyke.
For the western and southern provinces, tourists travel by plane to Noi Bai airport. If the tour company has booked a car, visitors can go directly to Ninh Binh or take a bus or limousine to Ninh Binh by themselves.
Visitors can also move from the provinces to Ninh Binh by train.
What’s interesting about traveling to Van Long lagoon?
Van Long Lagoon tour – Go on a boat to visit the lake
The small boat leads you floating on the blue water. Forget all the troubles out there, relax with the cool breeze. As the boat drifts, you can see the sky, the sky and the nature of Van Long lagoon. The mountains are rolling, the water is clear, the birds are singing, the storks are straight, the flowers are blooming,… Just that much is enough for you to feel a little more idyllic and love life.
Traveling to Van Long Lagoon – Visiting spiritual tourist attractions
Not only the charming scenery, mysterious caves, … Van Long lagoon is also home to many temples and shrines that are spiritual tourist attractions. Tourists come here both to visit and pray for health and safety. The temples and pagodas have ancient architecture, containing many historical stories of our ancestors. Coming to Van Long, you can visit places such as Thanh Mau temple, Thanh Son pagoda, Dich Long pagoda, etc.
Traveling to Van Long Lagoon – Visiting the caves
Van Long nature reserve also attracts tourists when there are many caves. The stalactites hang down forming many strange and beautiful shapes. The caves are also home to many animals. You can visit many interesting caves such as Ball Cave, Fish Cave, Turtle Cave, etc.
Notes when traveling to Van Long lagoon
- – Traveling to Van Long lagoon, you should pay attention to prepare all personal belongings such as hats, hats, …
- – When going on a boat trip to Van Long lagoon, you should take a maximum of 3-4 people. Avoiding many people will not be safe.
- – Be friendly with the boatman. They will take you to all the places in Van Long lagoon.
- – Should keep the environment clean and do not litter indiscriminately in the lagoon. At the same time, avoid hunting and chasing the animals here.
Enjoying the beautiful natural scenery at Van Long lagoon is something that many visitors feel strangely peaceful. If one day you feel tired with the hustle and bustle, or you want to go to a peaceful and quiet place, Van Phong lagoon is a perfect choice. The charming landscape of the mountains and the wild and rustic features of Van Phong promises to bring you many interesting experiences.