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Trang An Landscape Complex: Ninh Binh

Newest Vietnam's UNESCO World Heritage Site 2014

River and Limestone Mountains,Trang An Bamboo Boat Pier 

This place is the nature wonder as well as Tam Coc but closer to Ninh Binh town, just opened recently.

Trang An is a dock which tourists take a 4-seat bamboo boat cruise along the river. Scenery around the area is green paddy fields, stunning limestone mountains and caves under the mountains. The cruise takes about three hours longer than Tam Coc (2hrs).

Trang An dock provides parking service, restaurants, meeting point and toilets.


Trang An Natural Site, Ninh Binh Province
Trang An Natural Site (2012 Price Rate)
100,000 VND / person
400,000 VND / boat
Approx 3hrs.

Getting there:
Day tour from Hanoi or Ninh Binh town
Taxi, moto taxi, private car hire, motobike or bike rental

There is no public transport

**Trang An Landscape Complex has been inscripted as UNESCO WHS on 2014 after my visit on year 2012** 

Eat & Buy: Melaka Visit 3

Peranakan Food, Nancy's Kitchen
Eat
Diverse cuisines are available here from Chinese, Peranakan, India, Malay, Portuguese and Western. The most popular is Chicken Rice Ball, but I didn’t have it. Long queue is forever in front of Chung Wah Restaurant. There are many restaurants serve Paranakan cuisine, I missed.


Stay: Melaka Visit 2

River View Guest House

Stay

Melaka is one of the popular destinations. Most of the hotels are converted from historic shop houses along Jonker Street, nearby area and along Melaka River. Some visitors may stay at city style hotels out of the old town.
Full booking possible at weekend, please make reservation in advance.