Van Long Nature Reserve – Phat Diem Stone Church 1 Day

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Duration: 1 day

From $123pp

from $123 pp


Covering an area of nearly 3,000ha, about 90km south of Hanoi, the wetland of Van Long is the largest nature reserve in the northern plain. There you may be attracted by daily activities of the rural people, images of rural girls rowing simple bamboo boats with poles, and ox carts carrying visitors around…

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Tour Itinerary

  1. Full Day

    08:30am Leave Hanoi for Van Long natural reserve. Upon arrival, we will have a sampan boat trip to discover the amazing scenery of this natural reserve.

    Continue onto Ninh Binh town with stop for lunch at a local restaurant

    Drive to Phat Diem. The Phat Diem Stone Cathedral is an extremely artistic, cultural and religious work of Luu Phuong commune, Kim Son district. The site is not only a harmonious combination between the architecture of Asian pagodas and European church but also shows skillful techniques of Vietnamese artisans since the 19th century (1875-1899).

    You can also visit the Kim Son local market which is well known for mats hand making

    Drive back to Hanoi and arrive in Hanoi at 17:30 pm. End of services.

Price & Inclusion


  • All transportation and transfers in private vehicle
  • English/French speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • All admission fees and permits
  • Reasonable supply of drinking water during the trek.


  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Tips and Gratuities

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