[NEWS] Sightsee the Trang An Complex from a Helicopter Tour
For the first time ever, visitors could have the bird’s eye view of Trang An in its exotic and majestic beauty within the comfort of an helicopter. There is no better way to fully capture the marvelous scenery of the landscape complex.
June 26th morning, the first trial flight of Trang An Helicopter Tour took off for their opening tour of the complex. This extraordinary and exciting tour program is the collaboration between Trang An Ecotourism Zone Management Board and Vietnam Helicopter Corporation – North and with the support of Ninh Binh Department of Tourism.
Through this experience, tourists have the chance to embark on the Bell 505 – a model of light helicopter with modern facilities. Built by the famous manufacturer – Bell Helicopter – and began its first operation in 2019, the main purpose of the model is for commercial use especially tourism and sightseeing.
The cabin is equipped with a wide and transparent window. The flight maintains at the altitude of 150 – 200 meter from the ground. Within this 10-minute flight, all the crannies and nooks of the untouched grandeur, that is Trang An World Heritage, will be taken in completely through your sights alone.
Mr. Pham Van Dung – the director of Vietnam Helicopter Corporation – North said all the flights would follow strict regulation to ensure the safety along with professionally trained and experienced flight crew. The opening of the Trang An Heli Tour promises to contribute bringing a unique perspective from above of Trang An Complex to both foreign and domestic visitors.
According to Trang An Ecotourism Zone Management Board, within the first 3 days of debut, they will arrange enough flights for 400 passengers who would like to experience this new form of tourism. The flights begin in the gate of Trang An Complex and fly over Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital and then return to the flight ground. The total duration is 10 minute and maximum passenger per flight is four.
In the morning of June 26th, after taking part in the tour, Ms. Mai Anh (from Ha Noi) excitedly shared that despite having many holidays in Ninh Binh over the year, this is the first time she ever could observe the scenery from such height.
“Most of the structure of the helicopter are built from highly transparent glass so I could have panoramic view under from any seat. The flight crew varied the altitude based on the sights below so we were able to have the perfect position to memorize all the beauties of the complex.”
Mr. Bui Van Manh – vice-director of Ninh Binh Department of Tourism – assessed that this form of tourism has many potentials. Recently, this services has been the talk of many travel enthusiasts and agencies. In the upcoming future, the tour would begin its operation in order to stimulate the flow of tourists to Ninh Binh, especially domestic ones.
Compared to the usual way of sightseeing by boat, the Heli Tour provide a fresh take with its open and awe-inspiring viewpoint. Furthermore, combining with the sight of the Trang An Landscape Complex making this experience a must-try in your lifetime experience for all travelers to Ninh Binh.