Along with Ha Long or Hanoi capital, Ninh Binh is also one of the dreamlike destinations that you should not miss in the North of Vietnam. Ninh Binh is a place with diverse tourism potential, it has many world heritage titles and world biosphere sites recognized by UNESCO.
This place is located at the southern gateway of the Red River Delta and the North, where there are many beautiful landscapes associated with the land of Vietnam's capital, which owns 1,500 relics of all kinds. However, to fully explore this land, you must have certain experiences and knowledge.
Which season visitors should travel to Ninh Binh?
Ninh Binh is located in the subtropical climate zone: hot, rainy from May to September; in winter it is dry and cold from November to April in the following year. In October, it is spring and autumn with a reasonable amount of time for tourists to travel to Ninh Binh:
The tourist can travel Ninh Binh in April, the weather at this time was relatively dry, no longer hot and uncomfortable as the North of the year.
From January to March of the lunar calendar every year is the time to organize Bai Dinh pagoda festival, visitors can explore Ninh Binh on this occasion.
Traditional festival of Hoa Lu ancient capital (also known as Truong Yen or Co Lau festival), the festival takes place on March 8-10 of the lunar calendar every year. At the end of May and early June are the ripe rice season of Ninh Binh.
How visitor come to Ninh Binh ?
All bus routes to Ninh Binh come from Giap Bat bus station and arrive at Ninh Binh central bus station. As Ninh Binh is also located near Highway 1A, tourists can use any route from Hanoi to the central or southern provinces.
If tourists use cars, from Hanoi they can follow the Phap Van - Cau Gie - Ninh Binh highway, with a distance of about 90km only takes about 1 hour to reach the center of Ninh Binh.
If using motorbikes, from Hanoi visitors can follow the old National Highway 1A through Ha Nam then towards Ninh Binh -Thanh Hoa. Note that you do not avoid going to the direction of Nam Dinh - Thai Binh to save time.
Ninh Binh has the urban center of Tam Diep - Ninh Binh, it is located on the North-South railway. There are Ninh Binh, Cau Yen, Ghenh and Dong Giao stations in the province. Therefore, tourists in the South or the North are easy to come to Ninh Binh by this transport.
If travelers choose a location from Saigon, the trains come to Ninh Binh will start late. However, the only suitable train that tourists should choose is SE8, which will start running from Saigon Station at 6:00 am and arrive in Ninh Binh at 1PM the next day.
If you want to transfer conveniently from a city or airport directly to Phan Thiet, you can book a personal taxi service through our city-to-city transfer page. Business limousines taxi is a luxurious type of transfer service and you will experience a comfortable, private trip.
How to choose a place to stay in Ninh Binh ?
Ninh Binh has a very diverse system of hotels and homestays, the system includes luxury hotels, international standards, many resort areas for groups and individuals, and homestays are designed close to nature.
After a long tiring day because of exploring Ninh Binh, if you want to find a place to rest and enjoy or just find a place to relax with your family on weekends, do not miss the resorts in Ninh Binh. With special favor from nature, Ninh Binh has many wonderful resorts.
The most popular form of accommodation in Ninh Binh, though any tourist destination, tourists can easily find a hotel or motel with diverse room rates, suitable for them.
Homestay in Ninh Binh
Ninh Binh has started to introduce tourism models to exploit, visitors who come to visit the sights of the province also experience daily activities with the local people such as: going to the market, cooking, grinding rice, pounding rice, sleeping in old houses.
Associated with the strong development of tourism scale, homestays in Ninh Binh have been invested to build to promote more accommodation diversity when visitors come to Ninh Binh.
Tourist places in Ninh Binh
Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park (Cuc Phuong forest) is a nature reserve. The park has a rich ecosystem and diverse forests characterized by tropical rainforest. Many highly endangered plant and animal species have been discovered and preserved here. This is also the first national park in Vietnam.
Trang An Landscape Complex
The Trang An Landscape Complex was recognized by Unesco as Vietnam's only Mixed Cultural and Natural Heritage Site, recognized by UNESCO in 2014 .. Coming to this place, you will have the opportunity to admire the scenery created by winding rivers Around the limestone mountains make many mysterious natural caves ... Whether backpacking or guided tours, this famous destination is indispensable in the tour.
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Hoa Lu ancient capital
Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves
Based on the above experience, we also recommend that you bring specialized climbing shoes, good absorbency and ventilation, because the attractions are caves. In addition, you should spend about 2-4 days to travel to explore the beauty of Ninh Binh.