Let’s take a Trang An tour to watch the spectacular landscape of limestones, to breath the fresh atmosphere, to see the diverse of plants and animals. And to be proud of the human being history.
Trang An Landscape Complex is a beautiful and highly appreciate tourist complex in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. It was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site. This is the first site in Vietnam to be acknowledged as a mixed natural and cultural heritage. The beauty and value of Trang An Landscape Complex is enough to make it the top priority for your tours in Ninh Binh.
Location, area and panorama of Trang An Landscape Complex
The Trang An Landscape Complex is located in Ninh Binh Province of North Viet Nam, near the southern of the Red River Delta marginal. It is a mixed cultural and natural place included three protected areas: the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, the Trang An – Tam Coc – Bich Dong, and the Hoa Lu Forest. It situated 90 km south of Hanoi and had the area over 2,168 acres. Trang An Landscape Complex is also known as the very first capital of Vietnam over 10 centuries ago.
Trang An Landscape Complex has becomes one of the most famous Vietnam vacation spots. Mother Nature has given Trang An many beautiful sceney with caves, mountains, waterfalls, woods and historical relics… This magical place is called “Ha Long Bay on Land”. Trang An Landscape Complex area was honored by UNESCO as a world cultural and natural heritage in Jun, 2014.
Enjoy a Trang An tour, visitors will have chance to explore the roots of human being. As well as enjoy the pure beauty and fresh atmosphere. And be proud of the glory history of building and defending our country by the three kingdoms of the Emperor: King Dinh Tien Hoang, King Le Dai Hanh and King Ly Thai To.
What will surprise you in Trang An Landscape Complex?
Hoa Lu ancient relic is located in the block Hoa Lu limestone. In the north, east and southeast of the limestone massif are flat fields. These fields are consolidated by the Day and Van rivers. It has a system of limestone caves and hugely diverse nature. All are connected through 30 small valleys which follow about 10 kilometers from North to South. At the top of the limestone karst massifs are the most common karst-kite-shaped rocks.
While in the limestone blocks there are many caves. Going deep into the caves, we are surprised with a paradise of stalactites with sparkling colors. They are formed with diverse shape that we never ever image. Besides, we are also impressed by their unusual names: Ba Giot, Seo, Dia Linh, Nau Ruou, etc..
This is the perfect destination for who loves nature and discover the magnificent caves of Ninh Binh.
Human cultural resources and religiosity
Hidden in Trang An Landscape Complex area are many human values. Many relics, vestiges of prehistoric people from 5,000 – 30,000 years were found in the Boi cave, Trong cave.
Come to join a Trang An tour, you will have a chance to experience those spectacular mountains and caves. But also can enjoy a sacred place for Buddhists. Bai Dinh Pagoda has majestic colossus carved exquisitely with it’s backrest on the slope. Coming here, tourists will seem to be lost in the sacred realms.It includes the ancient Bai Dinh pagoda which has the bronze bell of 36 tons, the statue of Buddha of 100 tons…
Animal and plant life
Due to its natural environment, Trang An Landscape Complex has rich flora, fauna and high biodiversity. Trang An is home of about 577 plant kinds including 10 kinds listed in the Red Book of Vietnam. It has rare animals, such as precious primate branch, phoenix earth…
Aquatic plants in the Trang An submerged area are relatively abundant. Including 30 species of zooplankton, 40 species of zooplankton. Especially Ocadia Sinensis. They are considered as rare animals that need protection.
Land animals include monkeys, chamois, piglets, pangolin, geckos, otters, wild cats, apes, pythons, snakes. Birds such as flute, parrot, dugong, cuckoo, leopard, lobster, especially phoenix land – a rare species of birds.
Tips when exploring Trang An Landscape Complex .
- You can rent a car to go Trang An. This allow you the freedom to admiring the scenery along the way. If you choose the Freeway 01, the distance is about 95 km
- If you are an adventurer, you can choose motorbike. You have to go through the Route 01. The distance is about 120 km.
- The ticket price for the Trang An Landscape Complex by ferry is about 150.000 VND. This is a really attractive price for such a beautiful place. Trang An is the top destination for someone who wants a cheap Vietnam tour.
- Do not forget your camera. You will need a lot of data storage for your photographs. That’s how beautiful Trang An is.
Trang An Landscape Complex is one of the most attractive landscape in the world. Nature has created a lively picture full of charm by the combination of stone, river, forest and sky in Trang An. Let contact Origin Travel to get more interesting information about Trang An and other Vietnam vacation reviews.
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