Trang An Grottoes, Ninh Binh

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Explore the hidden cave chains of Trang An Grottoes, a World Heritage Site preserving a huge natural rock garden in a vast lake near Nihn Binh. You'll enter the caves by boat, passing through cracks in the limestone hillocks, which are covered with lush green vegetation. During a popular two- to three-hour boat ride, you'll see dramatic karst scenery and a nine-cave network interconnected by flooded inland waterways, with many suspended stalagmites. This pristine area boasts high biological diversity, and you can even paddle your own boat around the caves. Tours usually include a visit to Ha Pagoda on Ngo Dong River, Bai Dinh Temple, and the old capital of Hoa Lu. By using our Ninh Binh journey planner, you can arrange your visit to Trang An Grottoes and other attractions in Ninh Binh.
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  • This place is seriously heaven on Earth! It is definitely not expensive, given that the boat tour takes 3 hours and the scenery is breathtaking throughout! We visited in October and took route 1...  more »
  • An ethereally beautiful place. Waterways forming a maze among limestone hills. At times mysterious, at times serene. As you explore the realm by boat, you will pass through limestone caves and tiny...  more »

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