NINH BINH TOURS & SIGHTS
Why Ninh Binh is a MUST in your travel list to Vietnam?
Situated about 100 kilometers south of Hanoi capital and in the southernmost region of the Red River Delta. Ninh Binh stretches its land from the Northwest mountainous area to the delta, therefore, it is called a half mountain half plain province. Actually, there are three main types of topography in Ninh Binh: limestone mountains (Karst landscape) with breathtaking caves & grottoes; the delta formed by Red River Silt, and a coastline of 18 kilometers.
Besides limestone topography and peaceful green countryside, Ninh Binh is also famous for the first imperial capital of Vietnam, from 968 to 1010 under feudal dynasties, which has resulted in its cultural, and religious tourism potential. The sights include Bai Dinh Pagoda, Hoa Lu temples, Thai Vi temple, and Bich Dong Pagoda… Ninh Binh has the oldest national park of Vietnam, Cuc Phuong National Park. It is not only home to an amazing diversity of flora and fauna, but also the largest nature reserve in Vietnam. Moreover, it is one of the great places for trekking in Northern Vietnam. Last but not least, Phat Diem stone cathedral, the masterpiece of the construction combination between Vietnamese and Western styles. It is quite spectacular, especially because of its size and its interior with its huge columns.
It normally takes about two and a half hour drive from Hanoi, this easy access offers travelers many tour options to Ninh Binh such as day tours, overnight tours, trekking tour, biking tour. Please take your time to surf our website for Ninh Binh tours and get an idea for your travel plan.
TRANG AN & HOA LU
Duration: 1 Day/ Code: NB01
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex was recognized by UNESCO as a mixed natural and cultural property. This day tour to Trang An and Hoa Lu ancient capital will give you a chance to get both of the values above. Three-hour boat row in between the towering karst formations and visit Vietnamese typical temples which worship the country's first emperors.
TAM COC & HANG MUA TREK
Duration: 1 Day/ Code: NB05
The sheer limestone mountains feature the area and this amazing nature has become the UNESCO's natural heritage of the complex. This day tour offers you a close-up to enjoy the beautiful landscape by riding a sampan boat along a small river in Tam Coc & embarking on a scenic trek at Hang Mua area.
TAM COC & BICH DONG
Duration: 1 Day/ Code: NB03
The mystical, watery beauty of the Tam Coc “three caves” has been become one of the most favorite spots in Ninh Binh. The 2-hour sampan-ride is a definite highlight, meandering thru' dumpling-shaped karst hills in a flooded landscape. Besides, you also have chance to embark a cycling tour and visit Bich Dong Pagoda which was discovered by 2 monks in the early fifteenth century…
OTHER SHORT TRIPS
Destinations which are best combined with Ninh Binh
NINH BINH & HALONG BAY
Duration: 3 Days/ Code: NB11
Route: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Halong Bay - Hanoi
Trip Highlights: Sampan boat ride and Bicycle ride in Ninh Binh - Cruise on Halong bay on a deluxe boat with kayaking and spending a night on the boat.
NINH BINH, CAT BA, HALONG BAY
Duration: 4 Days/ Code: NB13
This is one of our best seller! The destinations are both recognized as Unesco's world heritages, featured with towering limestone cliffs. Ninh Binh is stunning with Trang An Complex - A natural & cultural heritage, it will amaze you with a sampan boat ride along a little river & a gentle bicycle ride on back roads of rice fields and sheer mountains. Halong is amazing with its bay of limestone islands...
NINH BINH & SAPA TOUR
Duration: 4 Days/ Code: NB16
Route: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi
Trip Highlights: Sampan boat ride and Trek the scenic limestone landscape of Ninh Binh - Trek the stunning rice terraced fields of Sapa Valley
MAI CHAU - NINH BINH - HALONG
Duration: 4 Days/ Code: NB18
For those who would like to get away from the bustle and hustle of the big cities like Hanoi and interested in outdoor activities such as trekking to visit tribal villages, sampan boat-riding on a small river, edged by sheer mountain sides; cruising in the beautiful bay of the world's heritage. This is the one! With 4 days, start with a scenic drive to the mountainous province of Hoa Binh...
NINH BINH & MAI CHAU VALLEY
Duration: 3 Days/ Code: NB19
Route: Hanoi - Mai Chau Valley - Ninh Binh - Hanoi
Trip Highlights: Moderate trek to visit Mai Chau hilly Valley of tribal villages - Sampan boat ride on little river & scenic bicycle ride on back roads of Ninh Binh
TAM COC & CUC PHUONG FOREST
Duration: 2 Days/ Code: NB20
Amongst the scenic attractions in Ninh Binh, Tam Coc stands out as the most charming boat-ride place with limestone outcrops & stunning rice paddy fields. It is combined with Cuc Phuong National Park, an ideal place to get the touch of nature. Specially, you are able to watch the langur monkeys at the park's primate rescue center, trek inside the rain-forest and enjoy the diversity of tropical flora system...