Trang An Boat Ride – A Spectacular Boat Ride Must Do in Ninh Binh

Trang An Boat Tour is is the first activity of choice for traveler in Ninh Binh. Boat is special activity in Vietnam, attracting crowds of people from all over the world come to this city to admire a lot of caves and temples while you also can enjoy a peaceful boat trip. Limestone mountains grow out over the river, it makes a wonderful look – out over the river. It is therefore not uncommon to see a city with the interest of visitors.

You can also easily visit Mua Cave, Thai Vi Temple or Tam Coc Boat Tour. Because these destinations are not so far away from each other.

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Boat ride at trang an grottoes

Why we should take a boat trip in Trang An

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Trang An Boat Tour Map

Admiring this spectacular scenery

The scenery in Trang An Grottoes is very similar to Ha Long Bay such as high mountains are surrounded by vegetation areas and mantles of water. It makes thousands of tourists surprised

Because every river section, mountain, cave has their own beauty. There is something of the marvelous in all things of nature in Trang An.

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Amazing Scenery boat trip at trang an

Economic Development of a Local Area

For many people in Ninh Binh province tourism is a major source of income for the area, especially ferryman in Trang An. By taking a boat tour at Trang An, you are contributing to the local economy. Please do not forget the tip for hard worker who helped you get a great trip. Although that money is just 20,000 VND or 40,000 VND, it still will make them feel happier.

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Rower is using his foot to control the boat ride

A Detailed Ecotourism Trang An Boat Tour

A large map with 3 optional tours is probably the first thing you will see when you set foot in here. Each tour has a different route and it will take you to different caves and temples. However, regardless of which route you choose, the price of tour is the same as the time of tour. Please see the details below:

Route 1 – 9 caves, 3 temples

This route is designed for anyone who like exploring geological.Moreover, only this tour will take you through most of the caves

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Light cave at trang an grottoes

Route 2 – 4 caves, 3 temples

Most of tourists choose this routes, because it is suitable for the people who don’t have more time in a day

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Trang an boat tour with route 2

Route 3 – 3 caves, 3 temples

If you want to see limestonemountains, this road is definitely for you.

The ticket counter is on the left of the sign. Each boat can hold a maximum of 4 people and price ticket is 200.000 VND/person. If you have 2 person, you will have to wait for 2 more people to start the journey. If you cannot find anyone, you will have to pay full price tickets of 800,000 VND for each boat. However, you should not be too worried about things. Because Trang An is always so crowded with visitors every seasons in the years, you can easily find two more guests to go with your boat.

Each boat will have a guide or a ferryman who sit at the back. You should wear a life jacket to ensure safety for your trip.

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Trang an grottoes ninh binh

Things to keep in mind

If you are planning to take a Trang An Tour from Hanoi in the middle of the day, please do not forget to bring umbrellas or hats to protect yourself from the sun or rain. You should bring water and snacks as this trip will takes about 3 hours. Each boat has an extra paddle. If you want, you can use them to experience the traditional way of rowing under the instructions of locals.

Trang An boat ride
Trang An boat ride

How to get to Trang An boat tour

Previously, there was not any public transportation to Trang An. Therefore, you should use the facilities are listed here, it depends on your location.

From Ninh Binh city or Tam Coc

If you are in Ninh Binh or Tam Coc, the best way to get Trang An is by motorbike or taxi. You can rent a motorbike in one day with 150,000 VND/day, taxi will cost about 15,000 VND/km.

From Hanoi

There are many tour companies offering 1 day or 2 days tour in NinhBinh city. Here are a few of the suggestions:

  • Private Trang An Tour From Hanoi
  • 2 Days Tour Ninh Binh from Hanoi

You will jolly well have to visit Trang An Boat Tour when you travel to NinhBinh. I recommend that you should spend at least 2 days here. NinhBinh where is nearer Hanoi than Ha Long Bay and has many famous places to visit.