Things to know when coming to Ninh Binh

Things to know when coming to Ninh Binh – Ninh Binh Tours. Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda, do cycling in the valley, do Bamboo boat in Tam Coc.

Things to know when coming to Ninh Binh with some suggestion:

Ninh Binh is located on a high-speed highway across Vietnam, so coming to Ninh Binh is extremely easy. 93km away from Hanoi to the South, with many cultural tourism sites and scenic spots.
With enough elements with forests, mountains, rivers, seas and the world biosphere reserve area, the tourists flock to Ninh Binh. We will have more information for reasonable choice.

How to transfer to Ninh Binh

As mentioned above, Ninh Binh is located 93km south of Hanoi, with an expressway axis running through so it is easy to move here.
Bus comes from Hanoi, visitors can go to My Dinh bus station, Giap Bat bus station. Every 15 minutes there will be a trip out of the ticket, the fare varies from 70 to 100,000vnd. Only after 3 hours, visitors can start the journey to discover Ninh Binh the way they want.

If you choose to travel by motorbike, you can depart at Hanoi, travel along Giai Phong Street via Giap Bat Bus Station about 3 km and then turn left onto Phap Van Highway. Then continue towards Cau Gie, Phu Ly, Ninh Binh.
Or from Ho Chi Minh City, you can take Sai Gon, Hanoi flight and catch the car from Hanoi airport to Ninh Binh

Some suggestion for the bus from Hanoi:

Giáp Bát – Ninh Binh:

Minh Long

Schedule: Hanoi Giap Bat – Ninh Binh

Contact phone: 0303514578

Hoang Thin

Schedule: Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Kim Son

Departure time: Kim Son 5h30-12h-13h30 My Dinh 9h30-16h30-17h30

Phone: 030 3862228 – 0949 225656 – 0121 4006688

Route Saigon – Ninh Binh:


Schedule: Saigon – Ninh Binh – Kim Son – Dien Ho

Departure time: Ninh Binh days 6-16-26 Lunar Saigon on 10-20-30 lunar calendar

Phone: 037 3652219 – 0918 438454 – 0973 13344

By Train

From Hanoi

  • SE1 (21:09) ticket price 58,000 -128,000 around 6usd/1way/ per person
  • SE5 (11:14) ticket price 46,000 – 124,000 around 6usd/1way/ per person
  • SE7 (8:29) ticket price 46,000 – 124,000 depending on the class of seats around 6usd/1way/per person 

From Saigon

  • SE2 (1:38) fares 740,000 – 1,643,000 around 32 usd/1way/ per person
  • SE6 (16:55) fares 586,000 – 1,580,000, around 26 usd/1way/ per person
  • SE8 (12:49) fares 586,000 – 1,580,000, around 26usd/1way/ per person

The best time for visit Ninh Binh

Spring is when the sky and weather are the best, most suitable when coming to Bai Dinh Pagoda.
Curving the summer season, walking deep inside Cu Phuong forest is a great choice. All forest trees replace leaves, young green, the road is dry, not slippery.
Summer is also the season of ripe rice, tourists will have the chance to see the eyes of yellow and green rice paddles interwoven.
When autumn comes, it’s when the water lily blooms on both sides of the river, which leads to visit Tam Coc or Trang An.
Winter is a perfect season to watch the terrestrial Halong, blue sky interspersed with the same mountains and undulating, making Ninh Binh become majestic.
This is also one of these things to know when coming to Ninh Binh.

Highlights of Ninh Binh tourist attractions

Favored by nature and bestowed on Ninh Binh with many types of terrain, mountains and people made for Ninh Binh as an indispensable destination.

Tam Coc – Bich Dong

Located in Ninh Hai town, Hoa Lu district. Tam Coc means three caves including the first, the second and the third caves. 

These caves are created by the flowing Ngo Dong river, along with thousands of overlapping limestone mountains.
Visitors must take a bamboo boat on Ngo Dong river to see the majestic mountains of Ninh Binh. And drifting along the rhythm of gliding through the green and yellow rice fields. Deep inside the cave will see the stalactites that have been gathered millions of years to create an impressive scene.

Trang An ecological tourist area

Trang An is the world’s biosphere reserve because of the diversity of nature, geology and geomorphology. Visitors coming here will be surprised by that diversity. Not only that, tourists can take a boat trip on the river to see a lot of monkeys living on rocky cliffs, colorful flower fields.

The church of Phat Diem stone

This is considered the first Catholic seal in Vietnam, built 1620. Architecture is the crystallization between Eastern Buddhism and Western Catholicism.
The church was built entirely of stone taken from the main mountains of Ninh Binh, annually attracts tens of thousands of tourists come here to enjoy.

Cuc Phuong National Park

Cuc Phuong forest covers an area of about 22,000 ha, adjacent to 3 northern provinces of Hoa Binh, Thanh Hoa and Ninh Binh. There is a large amount of precipitation and therefore a rich flora and biodiversity.
Many kinds of animals in the world red book have been found here, with hot springs and arcade trees only a thousand years old

Garden of Lava Valley

t this point, you will be able to explore the habit of life as well as admire the myriad of beautiful birds residing here such as storks, cauldron, psalms, le le, teal, fire-fighting, starling, … We pass sealed up high branches, focused on feeding in marsh areas.