Only 100 km away from Hanoi, there are many attractive destinations in ninh binh vietnam for visitors to explore the upcoming long holiday.
Mua Cave (Dance Cave)
Mua Cave is located at the foot of the mountain. The cave belongs to the ecotourism complex of Khe Dau Ha village, Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu district. To come here, visitors can follow National Highway 1A to Ninh Binh City and turn to Trang An or Tam Coc, you will see the sign leading to Hang Mua tourist area.
Tourists try to conquer this mountain with about 500 sidesteps on a steep cliff. The mountain peak is the only place in Ninh Binh where you can admire the whole beauty of Tam Coc area. In addition to hiking, visitors can choose to spend the night, eating at the tourist area of Hang Mua. The entrance ticket is 100,000 VND per person.
Am Tien Cave
Am Tien cave is about 10 km from Ninh Binh city, located between the road to Trang An ancient tourist area and Hoa Lu ancient capital, in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district. Around the tourist area is a high standing limestone mountain, in the middle, there is a cool green lake. In the past, to get inside this place, there was only one way that is climbing the mountain, so Am Tien was like Tuyet Tinh Coc. Tickets to Am Tien cave are 20,000 VND per person.
Trang An ecotourism area is about 8km from Ninh Binh City of the scenic beauty complex which has been recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage in 2014. Trang An stands out and attracts visitors thanks to the blending beauty of the blue water and rich flora and fauna.
Sitting on a boat down the Sao Khe River, visitors can watch such clear river surface that you can see the moss on the bottom, zooming out farther, you can admire the majestic limestone mountains. On the boat routes in Trang An, tourists can visit many ancient temples, caves and film set “Kong: Skull Island”. Tickets for sightseeing and boat are VND 200,000 per adult and VND 100,000 per child.
Tam Coc – Bich Dong
Located in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Tam Coc – Bich Dong is a familiar destination for any people who have gone Ninh Binh. Tam Coc means “three caves”, including Ca cave, Hai cave and Ba cave (First, Second and Third). All three caves are made up of the Ngo Dong river that flows through tall limestone mountains.
The 2-hour trip to Tam Coc boat will allow visitors to enjoy the peaceful scenery of the mountains, the rice fields, especially in the summer, it is also a chance for admiring golden rice fields. In addition, visitors can climb the mountain to visit Bich Dong Pagoda – “Nam Thien De Nhi Dong” (The second beautiful cave in Vietnam). Tickets to visit 120,000 VND per adult, 60,000 VND per child, and ferry tickets 150,000 VND to carry 4 people.
Van Long Lagoon
The lagoon in Gia Vien district has the beauty of charming nature. The water surface is so green and clear that you can see the seaweed carpets at the bottom. Along with that, most of the majestic limestone mountains were eroded into a magical cave system. Not so famous as Trang An or Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Van Long lagoon is suitable for tourists to avoid crowds of holidays. Tickets for sightseeing and boat trips are 50,000 VND per person.
In addition to Dance Cave and Van Long Lagoon, Thung Nham Bird garden is also a valuable destination, about 12 km from Ninh Binh City. This is a suitable place for both small and large groups because of the large space to organize collective games, with convenient sleeping places and eating places. Tickets to Thung Nham are 100,000 VND per person.
The time from April to the end of May not only the time when the rice season starts in Ninh Binh but also the moment of butterfly season with about 400 species in Cuc Phuong National Park. Guests coming here will be immersed in the green nature space, delight in playing with colorful butterflies. Note that sunny days will be easier to catch and photograph more butterflies. Ticket price is 60,000 VND per person.