June 28, 2018
Travel Tips

Northern Vietnam: How to travel from Hanoi to Ninh Binh?

Just 90 km from Hanoi, Ninh Binh tourism with many beautiful sceneries and historical significance, has become a destination for many visitors to choose from.


Best time to visit Ninh Binh


Visitors can travel Ninh Binh in all seasons of the year, however, the best time to go is from January to March lunar year. In the spring weather, this place is not too cold or too hot, especially tourists can combine travel and spring travel temples, pagodas for sewing. In addition, in late May and early June is the time of rice season in Tam Coc, which is very suitable for tourists who like to take pictures.


Transportation from Hanoi to Ninh Binh


Ninh Binh is not far from Hanoi (about 90 km) to the south. To visit Ninh Binh, visitors will not have many difficulties because the traffic here is quite convenient when the North-South railway and the national highway 1A, 12A. So if you live in neighboring provinces you can travel by motorbike or car. Travel time by passenger cars line Hanoi – Ninh Binh is not more than 2 hours.

– Travel by Train: The price of train tickets in Hanoi – Ninh Binh varies from 90,000 to 200,000 depending on the ship and type of seat.

– Travel by passengers car: You can catch the passenger car from Giap Bat bus station to Ninh Binh with the price ranging from 50,000 – 80,000 VND / person. The average time is about 1h30 minutes. You can choose some car like Sao Viet, Cuong Hung, Hoang Long, Cuong Hung, Vu Thuong, Gia Minh, Hien Tinh.

-Travel by Motorbike: If you like traveling by motorbike, you can start at Phap Van – Cau Gie highway and continue to go along Cau Gie – Phu Ly – Ninh Binh with travel time from 1h30 – 2h.


The best place to stay in Ninh Binh


Nguyen Shack Ninh Binh



Nguyen Shack is only 200 meters from the Mua Cave, about 10km from Van Long Lagoon, 10km from Trang An – Bai Dinh.

You can book reservations via booking.com, Agoda or TripAdvisor, so it is not difficult to understand that 90% of visitors to Nguyen Shack are foreigners. The price only $ 25 for a standard room with a private bathroom, or  $ 55 bungalow with breakfast and free bicycles. Full service with motorbike rental, laundry, food service, especially small gifts for guests who have the birthday on the day of stay in Nguyen Shack.


Hoalu eco homestay



Located in Trang An Village, Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Hoalu Eco Homestay is only 6km from the city center, it is easy for you to visit the famous tourist places of Ninh Binh. Like all other residences, Hoalu Eco Homestay is equipped with facilities, full amenities, free wifi, daily room cleaning, taxi transfers, 24/7 security.


Ninh Binh valley homestay



Ninh Binh Valley Homestay is located in the city, 7km away from Bai Dinh Pagoda, near Thai Vi Temple, is considered to be one of the best homestays in Ninh Binh. Ninh Binh Valley Homestay has many rooms with views such as mountain views, lake, swimming pool.


Ninh Binh Tourist Attractions – Places to visit in Ninh Binh


Thung Nham bird sanctuary



Thung Nham bird Garden is located in Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District is one of the tourist destination full of cultural, spiritual, landscape and biodiversity factors. Besides enjoy the fresh atmosphere while sitting on the boat, admire the lagoon, visitors also explore the wildlife of 40 species of birds with about 50 thousand individuals.


Cuc Phuong National Park



Cuc Phuong National Park is a famous tourist destination for ecology and environment. Cuc Phuong National Park attracts several hundreds of thousands of visitors a year. Center garden located in Cuc Phuong, Nho Quan, Ninh Binh.


Trang An



Trang An is one of the most popular resorts in Ninh Binh. Trang An has been recognized by UNESCO as a natural and cultural heritage of the world. Trang An with a system of limestone mountains with geological age about 250 million years, through long time-weathered by the change of earth, degradation brought hundreds of valleys. There are many wetland ecosystems, limestone forest, and relics associated with the history of Hoa Lu ancient capital.


Bai Dinh pagoda



Bai Dinh Pagoda is a large pagoda complex known for its Asian and Vietnamese records as the largest golden Buddha statue in Asia. Bai Dinh pagoda has the largest area in Vietnam with 539 hectares including 27 hectares of ancient Bai Dinh, 80 hectares Bai Dinh Pagoda was built in 2003.



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