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Ninh Binh province and attractions

Ninh Binh province

Ninh Binh Tourism is attractive with Trang An Landscape Complex, which highlights is Trang An tourist site, Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Hoa Lu ancient capital. They are linked together with Hoa Lu forest on limestone, wetlands, lakes and river systems... spread over an area of 12.252 hectares.


Attractions in Ninh Binh

Tam Coc Tam Coc ecotourism area

The Vietnamese call the paddy fields of Tam Coc as the Green Sea. A visit to Tam Coc basically consists of a three-hour boat ride along Ngo Dong river beginning at the village of Van Lam and proceeding through a scenic landscape dominated by rice fields and karst towers. The boat trip route also includes floating through the three natural caves, the largest of which is 125 meters long with its ceiling about 2 meters high above the water...
Trang An Trang An ecotourism area

The landscape of Trang An, with its dramatic mountains, mysterious caves, and sacred spaces, have provided a vision of beauty and inspiration of natural history. Amazing landscape and an incredible journey through many caves with small boat and an experienced paddler woman who can pass smoothly thru small "alley" inside the caves. During the crossing you will see the green mountains with the white flowers of the reeds that grow at the feet...
Hoa Lu ancient capital Hoa Lu ancient capital

Hoa Lu was the capital of Vietnam under Dinh Dynasty, and Le Dynasty in the 10th and 11th centuries, a magnificent citadel with large-scale, wide to 300ha. Surrounding Hoa Lu ancient capital is the majestic limestone mountains, and almost covered on three sides East - West - South, creating the solid bastions of nature. Inside were embellished by winding Hoang Long river, and the green paddy fields with the squares like a chessboard.
Bai Dinh pagoda Bai Dinh pagoda

Bai Dinh Pagoda is famous for its great size and beautiful architecture, and also well-known for its record number of huge Buddha statues. It is considered the largest complex of Buddhist pagodas Vietnam. Bai Dinh boasts having the biggest bronze Buddha statue in Southeast Asia, about 100 tonnes in weight, and two huge bronze bells. Through the corridor in the Bai Dinh Pagoda area, you will see a lot of (500) Arhat statues, each 2.4 m high and weighing about 4 tonnes.
Van Long nature reserve Van Long nature reserve

Van Long Nature Reserve looks like a giant mirror reflects the surrounding scenery on the transparent water surface, and there are many stunning caves. Van Long is also one of the last wild refuges of the endangered Delacour’s langur, partly because the wetlands keep predators and poachers at bay...
Cuc Phuong national park Cuc Phuong national park

Cuc Phuong national park is one of Vietnam’s most important protected areas, the park’s 222 sq km of primary tropical forest remains home to an amazing variety of animal and plant life. Including the critically endangered Delacour’s langur, while bears and leopards roam its upper reaches...

Where to stay in Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh has many motels and hotels. Depending on the destination, you can choose hotels near a tourist site for convenience, such as near Tam Coc, or near Trang An, or in the city center. Reference price for the average room type 12 $ / night.


Time to visit Ninh Binh

The rainy season from June to September. The dry season from October to May next year.

- The peak tourist season from January to March lunar calendar. During this time, Ninh Binh has a few big festivals as the Hoa Lu festival, Thai Vi festival, Bai Dinh festival... attracts large number of Vietnamese tourists.

- The most beautiful time to visit Ninh Binh is about 2 weeks late May to early June. Paddy fields in Tam Coc - Hoa Lu became a brilliant yellow carpet between karst limestone populations.

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Ninh Binh travel
          - Tam Coc ecotourism area
          - Trang An ecotourism area
          - Hoa Lu ancient capital
          - Bai Dinh pagoda
          - Van Long nature reserve
          - Cuc Phuong national park
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