Ninh Binh Travel Guide - Vietnam Travel Tips and Experiences
1. Traveling to Ninh Binh by what means?
a, Means of transportation to Ninh Binh:
Ninh Binh is located at the beginning of the North, so you have a lot of options to move to. Below I will suggest the most useful means for you to research and choose the most suitable means for you when coming from many different regions.
+ Moving from Hanoi to Ninh Binh:
Ninh Binh is only about 100km from Hanoi, so a car is the most reasonable option I recommend to you. You can go to any bus station to have a car to go back to Ninh Binh or now go to many high-end car companies to take passengers from Hanoi to Ninh Binh cheap and convenient. It only takes you about 2 hours to travel on Phap Van - Cau Gie highway to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi very quickly.
+ Moving from Saigon to Ninh Binh:
There are many options for you to move the fastest and most convenient such as: Plane, car, train, ... If you go by plane, you will fly to Hanoi and catch a car to Ninh Binh. By car, you can also book a sleeper bus from Mien Dong bus station to go directly to Ninh Binh. And if you go by Train, you can also because Ninh Binh has a train station located in the center.
+ Moving from central provinces to Ninh Binh:
Just like moving from Saigon, you can also order 3 vehicles like I mentioned above. Very convenient and depending on the economy you allow to choose for a reasonable.
NOTE: If traveling from Saigon or the southern provinces, the plane is still the best option, both fast and convenient. As for the central provinces, you can go by plane or car, if you go by car, leave at 17:00 pm so you can sleep early in the morning and wake up to Ninh Binh. If you go by plane, you should fly early to catch a car from Hanoi, but if you fly at night, you should take a taxi.
b, Means of transportation in Ninh Binh:
When traveling to Ninh Binh, choosing to rent a motorbike to go to nearby places is still the most economical. The price of motorbike rental in Ninh Binh is only about 120k - 150k. You just need to order a car and someone will deliver the car to your place and the procedure is quick and simple.
If you go to further points and you are tired and do not want to ride a motorbike, you can also choose a contract car with a driver. You should ask for the 2-way price carefully before getting on the bus and avoid unexpected conflicts. In addition, Ninh Binh also has taxi companies you should also find out.
2. What are the destinations not to be missed when traveling to Ninh Binh?
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visiting Bai Dinh Pagoda
This is the most famous tourist destination in Ninh Binh and is on the first list of places I want to share with everyone. Bai Dinh Pagoda is one of the largest temples in Southeast Asia with the record for being the temple with the largest bronze Buddha image in Asia, far surpassing other temples in Vietnam.
Located 17km from Ninh Binh city center with a large area on the mountain. The temple has a luxurious design and attracts the most spiritual tourists every year in the country. With more than 1,000 Arhat statues and is the temple with the largest water well in Vietnam. Bai Dinh Pagoda is a tourist destination where pilgrims from all over the world flock to worship. With a very large space, walking to Bai Dinh Pagoda is like being lost in a fairyland. Coming to this peaceful place, you will have a feeling of peace in your heart.
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visiting Cuc Phuong National Park
Perhaps Cuc Phuong National Park is the largest tourist attraction in Ninh Binh. Each location has several hundred thousand people to visit in this famous eco-tourism area. With a total area of up to 26,000 hectares with an extremely rich animal ecosystem, you can organize fun programs, camp, and party here.
If you come in May or June here is the butterfly season. There are millions of butterflies that swarm sugar and merge when you shoot videos that look exactly like Korean movies. Going deep into the forest you will have to walk a few steps to reach the tree ONLY thousands of years old. You will admire the great Cho tree with more than a dozen people hugging it.
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visiting Trang An
Traveling to Ninh Binh, Trang An is a very famous place, surely if you are a travel enthusiast, when you mention Ninh Binh, you will immediately imagine this attraction. Trang An tourist area with 2 titles of world cultural heritage and natural heritage recognized by UNESCO.
Trang An tourist area has 31 lakes and now 48 natural caves have been discovered and operated by tourism. There are caves with a length of more than 2km that can be accessed by boat such as: Cloud cave, Sinh Duoc cave and Dia Linh cave... Trang An is famous for its hand-crafted boats that take visitors long distances to experience. all the beauty of this place. You will experience everything when choosing Trang An tourist destination and will have a lot of memories here.
+ Attractive tourist places in Ninh Binh: Visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Capital
Located in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district. Hoa Lu ancient capital is the most famous and especially important national relic complex in Vietnam. Here is the relic including the temple of King Le and King Dinh during the construction of the country before moving the capital to Hanoi and many other construction items.
Tourists coming to Ninh Binh never miss this attraction and Hoa Lu ancient capital is also the most favorite spot. Everyone who comes here wants to learn about the history and offer incense to pray for good luck for relatives and family.
+ Attractive tourist places in Ninh Binh: Visiting Tam Coc Bich Dong
- Tam Coc:
Coming to Ninh Hai - Hoa Lu - Ninh Binh commune, you will be able to visit Tam Coc - Bich Dong tourist area which is extremely beautiful and attractive to tourists. This is still a destination that the majority of tourists in Ninh Binh choose and cannot be ignored. Like Trang An, coming to Tam Coc, you will also be able to sit on a boat to watch the closely connected mountains down the Ngo Dong River.
With poetic beauty and charming scenery will surely captivate any visitor. Tam Coc has a system of 3 caves such as Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Hang 3 all connected to the Ngo Dong River, which people still compare to a miniature Ha Long Bay. Boat ticket price is about 150k for 4 guests.
- Bich Dong:
Next to Tam Coc is an extremely attractive tourist attraction of Ninh Binh, Bich Dong. This is an ancient temple built very long with Asian style. Surrounded by the mountain is very beautiful and majestic.
Ninh Binh travel experience I know that if you are a person who likes nature and has a hobby of climbing, then Bich Dong is the ideal destination. Follow the trail leading to the middle of the mountain and you will have to challenge your bravery to climb the highest mountain Bich Dong to see the panoramic view of Ninh Binh from here.
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visiting Mua Cave
Mua Cave is located in Khe Dau Ha village, Ninh Xuan commune, this is an attractive tourist destination for everyone and is located at the foot of Mua Mountain. Compared to famous tourist destinations such as Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An .., Hang Mua is not comparable, but this is the most attractive place for young people. Traveling to Ninh Binh, people are also very fond of this attraction where there are beautiful natural scenery, distant fields and undulating mountains that create unmatched photos when checking in here.
+ Attractive tourist places in Ninh Binh: Visiting Am Tuyen Cave
There was a time when the name Tuyet Tinh Coc in Ninh Binh was very hot on Facebook and was quickly shared on social networks over the past few years. There are many young people who have quit their jobs and spent time together to explore this place and produce beautiful photos and videos with millions of views.
Am Tien cave is a relic site in the national relic complex of Vietnam. Here is a huge lake and surrounded by mountains, so when it was invested, it was very beautiful, then the name Tuyet Tinh Coc was born. Tourists come here to admire and enjoy the poetic natural scenery but the feeling in their hearts is peaceful.
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visit Phat Diem Stone Church
Far from the city is Phat Diem Cathedral, also known as Stone Church. Located in Tran Phat Diem town, Kim Son district with a very large area of over 20ha. With the architecture, many churches are located parallel to each other and are built entirely of very large blocks of stone
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visiting Thung Nham
Thung Nham eco-tourism area is surrounded by limestone mountains, tropical forests and cave complexes. All of the above factors blend together into a tourist complex that attracts people to the camp when traveling to Ninh Binh.
Visiting Thung Nham, you will experience many things such as: Thousand-year-old Duoi tree, moving banyan tree, love valley, Tien Ca cave, Ba Co cave, aquarium cave, But cave, tasting many kinds of fruit In the Miet garden area, there are also primeval forests located on extremely beautiful limestone mountains.
+ Attractive tourist destination in Ninh Binh: Visiting Non Nuoc Mountain
Non Nuoc Mountain is located in Ninh Binh City Park and has the ancient name of Duc Thuy Son Mountain. Next to the mountain, there is a temple to worship famous artists Truong Han Sieu of the Tran dynasty and the temple is located close to the banks of the Day River. If everyone remembers in literature, there is a poem by Nguyen Trai that also mentioned this famous mountain.
3. What attractive dishes should you try when traveling to Ninh Binh?
+ Specialty of Mountain Goat
+ Rice specialties
+ Kim Son wine specialties
+ Specialty Fish Salad hệ
+ Specialty Nem Chua - Yen Mac
+ Ninh Binh mountain snail specialties
If you have time to travel to Ninh Binh for a long time, try to explore and enjoy all the regional specialties here!!
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