Trang An Grottoes area is located 8km to the North-West of Ninh Binh city, it belongs to Trang An eco-tourism Complex. Trang An grottoes has an area of 1,500ha including limestone ranges, valleys, caves. All these features make a fanciful and romantic atmosphere. There is a system of unique grottoes consists of 11 caves as Linh cave, Toi cave, Sang cave, Seo cave, Ba Giot cave, etc. In archaeological excavation, many valuable relics has been discovered like bows, dishes, pots, bricks and ancient money dated from 10th century.
All the scenes seem to be lighted which create a particular and interesting space awaking a wide range of mythical imagination.
In the morning:
- 08:30 a.m: Leave for Trang An, take a rowing boat along the river among nice valleys and go through nine caves with numerous stone stalactites in different shapes and sizes. In addition, wind, clean & cold water in grottoes also bring visitors pleasant feelings. Visitors also walk up the mountain to visit Noi Lam temple with unique stone carving art – where worship Tran Duy Minh – a genius General of Hung King.
- 12:00 p.m: Lunch at Thuy Anh Hotel restaurant or local restaurant as guest ‘s request
In the afternoon:
- 02:00 p.m: Departure to Bai Dinh pagoda which is the new and biggest one in Viet Nam with the biggest bell and Buddha statue in South East Asia. This pagoda will be the Viet Nam’s Centre of Buddhism. Staying here, visitors will have a chance to learn about Vietnamese Buddhism and admire the local skillful stone carving with 500 stone Buddha statues and enjoy the wonderful scenery bellow the mountains.