People call Ninh Binh Vietnam a “miniature Vietnam”. It is not an exaggeration as in Ninh Binh, sky, cloud, mountain and water mingle together to create the majestic landscapes, national tourist destination and natural reserves. But how to have one day tour in Ninh Binh but still can fully discover the land and the life there? Here are some tips for you.
When to go?
The weather in Ninh Binh from lunar January and lunar March is ideal for the activities of exploring both nature and festivals because it is spring time. People come to holy Ninh Binh to pray for good lucks in a new year and go sightseeing at the same time.
Ninh Binh is also beautiful at the end of May when the rice fields get golden. It is advised that people should come and capture that moment.
How to travel?
For those who would like to travel by their private means, keep straight on Giai Phong Road, passing Giap Bat Bus Station, then turn into Phap Van – Cau Gie High way, following the direction to Phu Ly and get to Ninh Binh.
If transportation in Vietnam is unfamiliar to you, why don’t you book kinds of tours like Ninh Binh small group tour? The bus will take you to the destination safely and quickly.
Where to visit?
Trang An is a famous tourist spot in Ninh Binh which has been recognized as a natural and cultural heritage by UNESCO. The river winds through the limestone mountains and forms lots of mystery limestone caves. Trang An is given such primitive and attractive nature that no words can express.
Tam Coc – Bich Dong
On the boat rowed by the local people, tourists can visit Tam Coc Temple, Thai Vi Temple, Mua Cave, Thach Bich, Thung Nang (Sun Valley), Tien Cave (Fairy Cave),Thung Chim (Bird Valley),…
Besides visiting cave populations and temples, people come to Tam Coc – Bich Dong also have chance to understand more about traditional handicraft villages.
Bai Dinh Pagoda
Bai Dinh is the largest pagoda in Vietnam which holds many records. One of them is the pagoda which has the biggest bronze statue in Southeast Asia. Ninh Binh tourists to Bai Dinh Pagoda should come to Nguyen Saint shrine, Cao Son Temple, Pearl Well and so on.
What to eat?
Ninh Binh has limestone mountains landscape which facilitate raising goat. Goat meat is a great delicacy that local people serve the dear visitors coming to Ninh Binh.
Goat meat is processed in many way: Grilled goat meat, steamed goat meat, stir- fried goat meat, stewed goat meat,…
A small crust of Scorched rice with goat meat is a perfect match. Crunchy scorched rice blends with goat meat is greasy. This special dish will be memorable flavor to the tourist.
Kim Son Liquor
The liquor is made from the rice of Kim Son. The charm of Kim Son Liquor comes from the fragrance of the rice. Kim Son liquor together with scorched rice and goat meat is one must-have thing to serve the guests in Ninh Binh.
Wish you a safe and economical trip to Ninh Binh with those tips!