Useful guide for Ninh Binh travel

Known as a small town in Northern Vietnam, Ninh Binh province offers visitors great chance to have a unique Vietnamese experience as well as to admire the natural beauty charming. A 100-km-cycling from Hanoi to Ninh Binh tour is ideal for those who want to explore Ninh Binh’s quiet roads and colorful ranges, which are different from the Southern Mekong Delta. A short trip from Hanoi will bring you through a quaint Vietnamese town and leave you something magical of this fascinating land to remember.

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Best time to visit

Thanks to the all-year-round humidity from 80%-90% and the moderate temperature of about 24 Degree Celsius on average, Ninh Binh is where you can visit at any time of the year.

Because of lying entirely in the tropical monsoon climate, Ninh Binh still sees storms. Thence, if you do not want to spend your holiday seeing and enjoying the interiors of the place only due to rain, the best time to visit the place falls between Novembers to April of the following year when it is in the dry season.

Useful guide for Ninh Binh travel

Ninh Binh – a miniature of Vietnam

The Mother Nature has endowed Ninh Binh with karst topography fostered through million years that make the province regarded as a Halong-bay-on-land with countless primitive caves, valleys, and submerged mountains which all offer stunning sceneries. One may see a miniature of Vietnam in the land of Ninh Binh thanks to its wide variety of forests, mountains, river and sea; nature conservation area and national park.

Trang An eco-tourism center, the most famous Ninh Binh’s attraction, has been expanded in recent years and soon become popular to every visitor for a system of caves, valleys and historical relics. With a chain of natural wonders like Tam Coc, Thai Vi Temple, Bich Dong Pagoda, Fairy cave or Sunny Valley; the Tam Coc – Bich Dong tourist center is praised as “The second best cave of the South – Nam Thien De Nhi Dong”.

Why go 

Useful guide for Ninh Binh travel

Touted as “Halong Bay on land,” Ninh Binh is filled with steep karst mountains soaring amidst tranquil rice paddies, meandering rivers, and dotted with temples and ancient settlements. The best way to explore the area is on a scenic boat ride that passes through the mountainscape or by following the riverside path by bicycle. Ninh Binh is two hours away from Hanoi in Northern Vietnam.

How to go

Ninh Binh is around 2 hours south of Hanoi by land. You can go on the bus from Giap Bat (Southern) Bus Terminal or a train on the Reunification Express. To get around Ninh Binh, you can either join an organized tour or go on a do-it-yourself (DIY) tour by bicycle/motorcycle.

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