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10 Reasons to Visit Ninh Binh

Known for many scenic spots, Ninh Binh is a land favored by nature with many natural heritages and a long history with many precious relics.

And is there anything else captivating about this land? Explore 10 reasons tourists should visit Ninh Binh with Asia Links Travel!

Ninh Binh Travel Map

Ninh Binh Travel Map

10 Reasons to Visit Ninh Binh

Famous for many stunning sceneries, Ninh Binh is blessed by nature with many natural masterpieces precious remains, and outstanding historical architecture.

As one of the most prominent destinations to visit in Vietnam, it attracts not only many domestic tourists but also international visitors worldwide every year.

Well-located area

About 100 km from Hanoi City, Ninh Binh is a suitable choice for travelers who do not have much time but want to explore the beauty of this ancient capital.

With the central location of Northern Vietnam, from Ninh Binh, tourists can also easily move to other areas such as the Northwest mountains or the coast in quite a short time.

Explore Tam Coc in Ninh Binh by boat

Explore Tam Coc in Ninh Binh by boat

Year-round nice weather

Are you curious about which season to visit Ninh Binh attractions? This is a land you can visit at any time of the year.

In the spring, there are many large memorial events and cultural festivals here.

In the summer, tourists can visit the national park or go into large caves to escape the heat. Remember to visit Trang An Complex to enjoy the romance and tranquility in Autumn.

In particular, winter will be the perfect time to visit the ancient and sacred temples and pagodas here.

Many types of travel

There are many types of tourism in Vietnam tourism that you can consider. A day trip to Ninh Binh for sightseeing is the best choice for those with limited time to explore the highlights of this beautiful land.

Besides, tourists can also experience adventure tours, pilgrimage tours, history exploration and enjoy local cuisine if they have a longer time here, which promises to bring extremely unforgettable memories to your Vietnam tour package itinerary.

In particular, cycling is very popular here. Walking around the green fields, admiring the mountains, and observing wandering goats eating grass are experiences that many tourists love.

Tourists explore Bich Dong Pagoda

Tourists explore Bich Dong Pagoda

A variety of accommodation

As a popular tourist destination, you will have many accommodation options near Ninh Binh attractions. If you love a bustling and vibrant atmosphere, you can choose big hotels in the city center.

Modern architectural space, fully furnished rooms, and professional and friendly staff are the advantages of this type. This will be a suitable choice for families and large groups of friends.

In case you love quietness, fresh air, and an environment close to nature, luxurious resorts will be interesting choices. With many unique architectures with rich and diverse colors, this will be the perfect option for couples who want a private and romantic resting space.

The beauty of nature

Referring to Ninh Binh attractions, we cannot help but mention the natural landscapes. If you want to explore stone architecture made from stalactites that are thousands of years old, then Tam Coc-Bich Dong will bring you many surprising experiences.

Tam Coc includes 3 caves: Ca, Hai, and Ba. Each cave has a different beauty waiting for tourists to come and feel.

Are you a bird lover? What about visiting Thung Nham Bird Garden Ecological Area? About 12 km from Ninh Binh city, this place is home to many diverse bird species, many in number and variety.

visiting Thung Nham Bird Garden Ecological Area

visiting Thung Nham Bird Garden Ecological Area

The ideal time to watch flocks of birds return from foraging for food is around late afternoon - when sunset falls.

Cuc Phuong National Park is Vietnam's first national forest that is preserved by the government. This area has an area of about 22,000 hectares, attracting many tourists with diverse types of tourism, from ecotourism, and research, to adventure...

Visitors here can comfortably spend time exploring primeval forests, hot springs, rich flora and fauna, with ancient trees thousands of years old like the thousand-year-old bamboo tree, animal reserves...

Rich history

Let’s get more knowledge of many historical stories in Ninh Binh. This place was once under the domination of the Northern invaders, became the capital under the Dinh Dynasty, and experienced many famous battles in Vietnamese history.

Coming to this sacred area, tourists will hear about the origin of the name Ninh Binh, the great battles in the past, and the heroes who sacrificed and contributed to the country.

Temples and pagodas

As one of the things to do in Ninh Binh, tourists should not miss Bai Dinh Pagoda - one of the works that owns many records in terms of area and number of Buddha statues here.

This complex not only possesses antiquities related to religion, but Bai Dinh also has many small temples to worship surrounding saints. This temple is a famous place for those who choose to go on a pilgrimage tour.

Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda

Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda

Tasty local cuisine

You are a food lover and want to experience new local cuisine. Why don't you visit Ninh Binh to taste special dishes here?

Crispy rice

Different from other crispy rice dishes, this signature food in Ninh Binh is made from a mixture of dry and sticky rice, going through many processes such as drying and frying to produce crispy and crispy rice and fragrant.

Scorched rice is often eaten with shrimp paste or fried green onions, or more strangely when eaten with goat meat, heart, kidney, and rich sauce.

Surely, you will forever remember the crispy taste of scorched rice.


When talking about things to do in Ninh Binh, you cannot miss trying goat meat. In this area, goats are grazed on the mountains, the goat meat is processed to be soft and delicious, and with typical cooking methods, visitors will enjoy many delicious dishes from mountain goats such as grilled goat, steamed goat, rare goat meat with lemon, goat spring rolls,...

In particular, most of the restaurants or eateries in Ninh Binh are famous for their scorched rice with goat sauce, this is the perfect combination of two specialties here, creating a strange and attractive flavor.

Eel noodles

The next specialty you should taste on your trip to Ninh Binh is eel vermicelli, with broth cooked from eel bones and tibia bones creating a sweet, naturally fatty, and rich taste.

Eel meat is considered by many people to be quite firm and delicious. This dish will be served with shredded banana blossoms, all blended to become a famous specialty of this region.

Enjoy Eel Noodles

Enjoy Eel Noodles

Sociable locals

Talking about the Ninh Binh residents, are all sociable and energetic people. Inheriting the patriotic tradition from the heroes born here, the Ninh Binh people always try to build their homeland to become rich and beautiful.

Tourists on their trip to Ninh Binh can comfortably make friends and interact with local people. If you want to experience local life closely, tourists can rent homestays to live with them.

For more detailed information, please contact Asia Links Travel.

Check-in place for young people

Besides famous tourist destinations, on a trip to Ninh Binh, there are also interesting places for those who love to take photos and record beautiful videos. Outstanding among them is the Tam Diep pineapple garden.

Emerging recently with footage on social networks, this place attracts tourists with its vast pineapple fields and beautiful blue sky.

How to get from Hanoi city to Ninh Binh province

You don’t know how to transfer from Hanoi to Ninh Binh? Take a look and select one of the options below.


There are many passenger buses from Hanoi to Ninh Binh. You need to go to the big bus companies and buy a ticket at a pretty good price and travel within 2 hours.


For a convenient time, you can contact Asia Links Travel to book a minivan or car from Hanoi to Ninh Binh. You will certainly have a safe, modern, and fully equipped transportation service.


Another choice is to go by train. There are about 4 trains a day from Hanoi to Ninh Binh within approximately 3 hours. If you love to see the scenery along the way, this will be an interesting choice.

Suggested itineraries in Ninh Binh

Below are suggestions for a 3-day Ninh Binh itinerary. Please consider and consider choosing a reasonable schedule for you and your family.

  • Day 1: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Tam Coc Bich Dong - Hang Mua - Hoa Lu
  • Day 2: Trang An Complex - Bai Dinh Pagoda
  • Day 3: Van Long Lagoon - Thung Nham Bird Garden

Besides amazing trips to Ninh Binh, we also offer exciting tours to other cities in Vietnam. Don't hesitate any longer, contact Asia Links Travel immediately to have a memorable vacation.

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