Ninh Binh

About Ninh Binh Vietnam Travel Information

 With so few tourists visiting Ninh Binh, this charming area is known by locals as “Halong on land” thanks to its fantastic riverside scenery with steep limestone mountains rising from the mountains.  About Ninh Binh Province Square: 1392.4 square kilometers.  Population: 900,600 (2010)  City: Ninh Binh  District: Nho Quan, Gia Vien, Hoa Lu, Yen Mo,

 With so few tourists visiting Ninh Binh, this charming area is known by locals as “Halong on land” thanks to its fantastic riverside scenery with steep limestone mountains rising from the mountains. 

About Ninh Binh Province

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  • Square: 1392.4 square kilometers.
  •  Population: 900,600 (2010)
  •  City: Ninh Binh
  •  District: Nho Quan, Gia Vien, Hoa Lu, Yen Mo, Yen Khanh, Kim Son.

Overview Ninh Binh

The best way to get to know this Unesco-protected site is by kayaking along the sparkling river and then to the summit of the legendary mountain. It is surrounded by Hoa Binh, Hanam, and Nam Dinh to the north, and Thanh Hoa to the west and south.

Geography Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh’s topography is divided into three distinct parts: mountains to the west and northwest; plains and coastal areas to the east and south.  Ninh Binh has Day River, Van Sang River, Non Nuoc River and Canh Dieu Mountain.

Ninh Binh Weather

The ideal temperatures for Ninh Binh are March to May and September to November. For the best views, go during harvest time in October. 

If you’re visiting during the warmer months, May 7-August, be prepared for sudden downpours and chilly hourly thunderstorms. The average annual temperature of Ninh Binh is 23.4 C degrees

Transport Ninh Binh

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Ninh Binh is 90 kilometers away from Hanoi and has a convenient road and waterway transportation network. The Thong Nhat high-speed train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City stops at the town of Ninh Binh. 

National Highway No. 10 connects Nam Dinh and Thanh Hoa provinces, and National Highway No. 12B connects Hoa Binh Province.

There are so many buses from Hanoi to Ninh Binh every day. You can book a luxury van that includes transfers to the Three Valleys, where there are plenty of charming accommodation options. 

A private car makes the journey faster. For those with more time, several trains run daily from Hanoi to Ninh Binh. The best way to get around Ninh Binh is by motorbike or taxi. Cycling is a great option for travelers staying in Three Valleys

Top attractions in Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh has beautiful views of Tam Coc, Bich Dong, Van Long Nature Reserve, Cuc Phuong National Park … and other special landscapes below.

Mua Cave is the best view

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Enjoy panoramic views of Ninh Binh at Mua Cave, where 500 steps descend into the hillside. The Mua cave is the best place to enjoy the view from above of Hang Mua, you can most truly and vividly observe the whole picture of Tam Coc, the fields, and the slowly flowing blue river. 

Spacious, majestic limestone mountains, the combination creates a wonderful picture.The scenery of Mua Cave is sure to fascinate you and leave an unforgettable impression on your trip. Nature lovers and photography enthusiasts should not miss this place during their travels.

Trang An grottoes

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Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex is a very famous tourist attraction in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. This place includes eco-tourism, historical, cultural, and spiritual values such as Hoa Lu ancient capital, the 42-year-old city in Vietnam, King Dinh-Le Temple, One Pillar Pagoda, Bai Dinh Pagoda…

In addition, according to statistics, among the populations in Trang An Ecotourism Zone, there are more than 310 kinds of higher plants and precious woods, more than 30 kinds of animals, more than 50 kinds of birds, and many kinds of reptiles.

Trang An Cave is one of the most famous attractions in Trang An Scenic Area, one of the destinations worth trying once in a lifetime.  Take a boat trip with the locals. Last but not least, the famous movie “King Kong 2” is based on the scenes shot in the stunning scenery around the Chang An cave complex in Ninh Binh, Vietnam…

Van Long nature reserve

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Van Long nature reserve is a famous tourist attraction in northern Vietnam, especially for those who love ecotourism. Famous for its diversity of ecosystems and many rare animals,

Long Van Nature Reserve not only attracts millions of domestic and foreign tourists but also attracts the attention of many researchers, researchers, and conservation organizations around the world.

 In 2017, some scenes of the movie “King Kong Skull Island” were filmed in Van Long Nature Reserve, and people can see the majestic wild beauty of this land.

Tam Coc 

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Tam Coc means three caves located in Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province. Once upon a time, the place was full of lapping waves, which have eroded the cliffs over the centuries and created limestone landscapes of many different shapes. The only way to visit Tam Coc is by water, which usually takes about 3 hours.

Tam Coc is about 100 kilometers away from Hanoi. Known as “Halong Bay on land”, it is an excellent place for your vacation in northern Vietnam. At Tam Coc Ninh Binh, you have the perfect recipe for tranquility and impressions in this beautiful countryside.

Ninh Binh bear warehouse reservation office

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Ninh Binh bears warehouse reservation office is a bear sanctuary in Ninh Binh, Vietnam, established by four paws, a global animal welfare organization dedicated to serving animals directly affected by humans, revealing animal suffering, rescuing animals, and protecting them when needed. 

The sanctuary is not only a new home for bears rescued from Vietnam’s bile and illegal wildlife trade but also an unforgettable experience of learning and exploring within the framework of natural scenarios.

Hoa Lu ancient capital

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The capital of Hoa Lu was selected as the first capital of Dai Viet during the three dynasties of Dinh, and Le since the Ly King moved the capital to Thang Long (now Hanoi), Hoa Lu became the ancient capital, retaining many ancient temples and relics.

Today, the ancient capital of Hoa Lu has become a very important architectural and historical complex in Vietnam. It is recognized as one of the four cores that make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site – Trang An.

 Bich Dong pagoda

The ancients got this name because the temple is surrounded by green trees and the scenery is quiet.  Bich Dong Pagoda was founded in 1428 under the rule of King Ly Thai To on the Truong Yen limestone mountain range in the Hoa Lu district. 

In 1705, two monks, Tri Kien and Tri The, came here and discovered the cave, which hides a temple behind dense vines.

Phat Diem cathedral

The Phát Diệm Cathedral (Vietnamese: Nhà thờ chính tòa Phá… | Flickr

Phat Diem Cathedral (also known as Phat Diem Stone Church ) is located in Ninh Binh Province, about 120 kilometers away from Hanoi.  It is a complex of many Catholic works and temples, covering an area of about 22 hectares. 

Phat Diem Cathedral, built between 1875 and 1899, has four roofs and six sets of iron-wood columns and includes several artificial ponds, lakes, churches, and caves.

Cuc Phuong national park

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Today Cuc Phuong national park is large in scale, attractive, and majestic, attracting tourists from home and abroad to explore. Parks have shown great value in science, economy, aesthetics, and humanities.

In addition, it is also the link between ancient and modern life, culture, science, and tourism, in Vietnam and the world. This place is worth a visit in Ninh Binh if you’re looking for a discovery adventure or a hike to see the impressive rainforest and endangered primate rescue center.

 Ninh Binh people have created famous traditional products such as Jinshan handicrafts, Hoa Lu high-end embroidery, clothes hangers, stone carvings for export, Jiawen bamboo, and rattan…

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