Trang An Grottoes

Trang An grottoes
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Trang An grottoes in Ninh Binh province is located on the southern edge of the Red River Delta, in the North of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, about 90km southeast of Hanoi. The heritage has an area of ​​6,226 hectares, the buffer zone has an area of ​​6,026 hectares, mostly wetlands and rice fields

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On June 25, 2014, in Doha (Qatar) capital, the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) officially registered the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex – Ninh Binh province on the list of World Cultural and Natural Heritage – the first mixed heritage of Vietnam and Southeast Asia. The outstanding global value of Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex is recognized by the World Heritage Committee based on three criteria: Culture (Criterion v), aesthetic beauty (Criterion vii), and geology. appearance (Criterion viii).


Trang An Grottoes is a wonderful geological heritage that shows more clearly than other places in the world the final stages of karst evolution in a humid tropical environment. This is an excellent and outstanding model on a global scale. The deep cleavage of an uplifted limestone block over a period of more than 5 million years has created a series of classical landscapes, including towers, cones, closed depressions (or sinkholes), valleys, and valleys. inward drainage valleys (or basins), base caves and underground passages through caves with sediments in them. Of great significance is the presence of transitional forms between the “fengcong” karsts, whose ridges connect the towers, and the “fenglin” karst where the towers stand discretely on the alluvial plain. Pleistocene epoch (2.5 mya–10,000 years ago), the landscape has been completely changed due to many times of sea advance and retreat. marine sediments and shellfish layers.

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If you are planning a trip to Ninh Binh in Vietnam, there’s a high chance you are going to do a boat tour in Trang An Grottoes. We also provide other tours to Ninh Binh and Vietnam as well.

In Trang An Grottoes:

While there are four main tours to choose, 3/4 is boat routes to do in Trang An grottoes area and other is new with Trang An kayaking tour (this one you can order in advance) because you need to prepair tools for wet clothers. Please contact us if you have any question. see our tours