Exploring Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve in Ninh Binh

Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve in the northern province of Ninh Binh, famous for appearing in the blockbuster film Kong: Skull Island, has retained its pristine tranquility with clouds hovering above soaring limestone pinnacles.

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Illustrative image (Photo: originvietnam)
It is also known as 'No Wave Bay', nestled 80km to the south of Hanoi, and boasting the Red River Delta's largest wetland with mirror-like tranquil water.

Located in the north of Gia Vien district, the wetland reserve, dotted with spectacular islands and caves, was created by a 30km flood-prevention dyke hugging the left bank of Da River.

At 60,000 VND (2.6 USD) per person (maximum two passengers per boat), an hour-long, guided row across this 3,500-hectare lagoon will make clear the origins of its nickname. 

This popular Ninh Binh destination holds two national records, one for the biggest group of Delacour's langurs, a critically endangered species at home and abroad, and the other as the "largest picture of nature".

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