Trang An – Ninh Binh

Overview of Trang An

Trang An – Ninh Binh is the most popular area of Vietnam that is known for its boat cave tours and excursions. It is UNESCO world heritage site with scenic landscape and amazing natural beauty. There are many well preserved archaeological sites in the area and some finds include animal bones, shells, human remains, kitchen floors, stone tools and many more. This area has a wide variety of temples, pagodas, palaces, caves, historical relics, grottoes and many more. Boat tour is very interesting because of the history of more than 30,000 years (since ice age). There are strange shapes of caves and grottoes in the area. It is UNESCO world heritage and cultural site that was recognized in 2014.

Trang An


Things to do at Trang An

This is a fascinating area with various places to explore and activities to enjoy. Some of the top things to do in Trang An are:

Trang An Farm trip

This area is very popular among tourists and they enjoy special farm experiences in the peaceful and pretty rice paddies. These trips are becoming more popular with the passage of time because of the activities and chance to learn about local life. Visitors can learn some traditional Vietnamese farming methods and crops of the country. Farmers are very friendly and they guide people about the farming experiences and methods such as wet rice cultivation. Anyone can participate in these activities.

Hoa Lu Trang An ha noi travel guides

Experience Eco-Tourism by a boat trip

Trang An is a picturesque landscape with a lot of stunning scenic places. Eco tourism of Trang An is area of approximately 2168 hectares. This area has majestic karst mountains, small streams, mysterious caves and many other natural wonders. You can take an amazing boat trip from Ninh Binh to Trang An. Boat trips take maximum five adults. There are different routes for eco-tourism boat trips:

  • Route 1 has 3 temples and 9 caves
  • Route 2 has 3 temples and 4 caves
  • Route 3 has 3 temples and 3 caves

boat on trang an

Ngo Dong river

Skull Island

Trinh Temple

It is the most famous temple among all the places that has a very special architecture.


Accommodation near Trang An

Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh

This stylish resort is located near Van Long Nature reserve. Rooms have wooden accents, carvings, terraces, coffee makers, mini fridge and much more.

Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh


There are different means of travel in Trang An province. You can book private car, cab, train, or bus. Motorcycle and scooters are also available for rent. Boat is the most interesting and convenient way to travel to different caves and attractions.

Trang An is a favourite destination for people who love adventure, cave excursions, hiking and other activities. It is a picturesque landscape with rich history and culture.

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