You should go in the afternoon to watch birds returning to their nest. It takes about 15 minutes to travel by motorbike / car from Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort.
* Scenic ticket: VND 20,000 / person
* Ferry tickets: 60,000 VND / ferry / 2 persons
At any time of the year, Van Long is always attractive to tourists, some special moments that tourists can consider before deciding to travel to Van Long:
* From May to June every year, the water surface of Van Long has a pink color of blooming lotus season;
* In the dry season (from November to Apirl next year), Van Long is the nesting place for many Northern waterbirds. At this time, the entire Van Long lagoon is full of white birds up to thousands of birds flying to reside, which creates a poetic scene.
Not only is the nature reserve, Van Long wetland is also a place with attractive landscape. Van Long is known as "the bay without waves" because when traveling by a boat on the lagoon, visitors will see the flat surface of water as a giant mirror.The water-colour painting clearly reflects each of the strong sculptures of the limestone massifs bearing the shape right with their names such as Meo Cao Mountain, Mam Xoi Mountain, Hom Sach Mountain, Da Ban Mountain, Nghi Mountain, Mo Coi Mountain and Co Tien Mountain…However, the water surface does not have the blue color of the sea, but limpid, clearly showing the layers of moss on the bottom.
Van Long area has 1000 beautiful caves, many large caves are valuable for tourism development such as Ca cave, Bong cave, Rua cave, Chanh cave. Particularly, Ca Cave is a penetratio cave with 250 m length, 8 m height, 10 m width and it is a very wonderful cave.This is the place to gather and reproduce of catfish, anabas and cuttlefish. Bong Cavee is beautiful with more than 100m in length, Duoi Cave with 4storeys, Canh Cong Cave ...