Trang An tourism complex – Trang An Tour

Trang An is an ecotourism site located in the World Heritage Complex of Trang An in Ninh Binh Province. It has been ranked by the Government of Vietnam as a national monument of special importance and UNESCO recognized as a World Heritage Site since 2013. Trang An Tour.

Trang An with a system of limestone mountains with geological age about 250 million years, through long time weathered by the change of the earth, climate, sea, degradation brought hundreds of valleys, caves,  lakes, canals…. This lighthouse is home to many wetland ecosystems, limestone forests, archaeological sites and cultural and historical monuments. Trang An Tour.
Rock formations, streams, forests and caves in Trang An are very dangerous, so King Dinh Tien Hoang chose to defend the capital of Hoa Lu in the 10th century and then the Tran Dynasty used to serve Vu Lam in the resistance of the Yuan. At present, there are many historical relics of Dinh and Tran dynasties.
Hoa Lu Special Conservation Area – Hoa Lu Special Forest is currently planned in the complex of Trang An Scenic Area, becoming the first dual world heritage site in Vietnam. Highlights of the natural landscape, cultural history, geological tectonics and also the site is invested to become an international tourist of international stature. Trang An Tour.

Trang An Boat Station is located 3 km south of Hoa Lu Ancient Town, 7 km west of Ninh Binh City along Trang An Avenue, 16 km north of Tam Diep, Tam Coc, 96 km from Hanoi to the South. The core of Trang An – Tam Coc heritage zone covers an area of more than 6,122 ha, which is a special protection area of the scenic area. This special protection zone is located in the Hoa Lu Special Use Forest, belonging to Hoa Lu Ancient Conservation Planning and is also part of the World Heritage Site of Trang An with an area of 12,252 ha. In the nature complex of Trang An, Hoa Lu in the north, Tam Coc – Bich Dong in the south and Trang An in the central. These three areas are linked together by the Hoa Lu Special-use Forest on the limestone mountains and the river, lake and lagoon systems.


  1. Caves and grotto:
Trang An Tour
Trang An Tour

Trang An is a region of water, mixed of sky and clouds. The blue water reflected the rocky cliffs. There are 31 lakes, the waterways connected by 48 caves have been discovered, including 2 km of waterborne caves such as Dia Linh cave, Sinh Duoc cave, May cave …
Each cave looks like it’s name, the cave has many modified stalactites, water flowing out of the ceiling to cool air in the cave. The Dark cave has wide openings that change unexpectedly. Light cave glistening with strange stone stalks. Wine alcohol cave and Rice Cave with legendary giant he cooks wine here, bring wine and rice to eat. In the cave there is a deep water circuit more than 10m. In the complex of Trang An scenic spots, there are many caves that are recognized as archaeological relics. They are being studied by British scientists: Relics of the Drum cave is many  vestiges of prehistoric people from 3,000 to 30,000 years ago, reveal traces of Trang An culture.
The relics of the Boi cave lies in the middle of Truong Yen and Gia Sinh villages, where there are imprints of ancient inhabitants from 5,000 to 30,000 years ago, revealing traces of Trang An culture. Trang An Tour.

2. Nature

Trang An Tour
Trang An Tour

Unlike in Tam Coc, which is a cruise on the river and Van Long is a large ecological lake, Trang An can create many closed waterways without having to turn back. This cave-dwelling community is like a monstrous battle. The mountains, lakes and caves create a continuous matrix…
Each lake is a different watercolor painting of mountains, mountains and lakes. The sky, the green, the blue water mixed with each other, hidden and show off suddenly. The magical in Trang An is that the lakes are connected by hyphens, which are different of short and length. These caves transfer the convective water flowing from the canyon to the other one. Mounted mountains surrounded the lake and in the middle emerged land with forests growing to the island. Far away on the mountain, under the canopy of forest trees are the mountain goat climbing on the rocks warped.
Since 2007, this area has been surveyed by paleontologists, geologists, archaeologists from Vietnam and Cambridge University. Detector’s pit and gated enclosure with iron net. The archaeological vestiges of the Boi Cave include two parts: the cave on the 200m2 wide, the cave below 150m2. From the cave entrance, a torch was held down the stairs

Many stone pillars, stalagmites glistening like a jewel. Scientists say that the place is marked by prehistoric people from 5,000 to 30,000 years ago. The main food sources of prehistoric people are mountain snails, river aquatic resources, mountain turtles, rock crabs, small birds, tubers, fruits, seeds. The bottom of the cave can be an ancient river.

3. Outdoor Studios ‘Kong: Skull Island’

Kong Skull island
Kong Skull island

Kong Skull island
Background of the Aboriginal movie scene in the movie Kong: Skull Island is located at the Trang An tourist site opened for visitors from 15/4/2017.
The Aboriginal village outdoor studio is set up on an area of 10 hectares, consisting of 36 hut-shaped huts with the participation of more than 50 Aboriginal peoples. This is a model developed by Trang An Ecological Management Board and Xuan Truong Enterprise.

Kong: Skull Island is a US blockbuster filmed in 2016 with many scenes in Vietnam’s landscapes such as Trang An World Heritage Complex, Van Long Nature Reserve, Tam Coc – Bich Dong (Ninh Binh); Halong Bay (Quang Ninh) and Phong Nha (Quang Binh). Kong: Skull Island has become the record king of the Vietnam box office as it has beaten all previous records to become the highest grossing movie of all time.

Let’s join Genesis Tours for a unique experience to Trang An Ninh Binh and visit Kong: Skull island outdoor studios.

Edited by Sandie Chen,
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