Ninh Binh Overview

Ninh Binh has so many aspects of the beautiful Vietnamese scenery in one place. It has the stunning peaks which surrounded by flat, sprawling rice paddies and winding glassy rivers. The area is small, but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in beauty. Located at the tail end of the Red River Delta Region, Ninh Binh has many rivers and tributaries which stray through the land collecting in lakes and pools. The water acts as a mirror, duplicating the amazing images of the imposing peaks and dramatic skies. Although Hanoi is merely a 2-hour drive away, it is a peaceful, powerful place far from the noise and distraction of the cities.
Although Ninh Binh is really a haven of leisure and relaxation, it was once home to the capital of Vietnam. During the 10th and 11th centuries, Hoa Lu was a political, cultural and economic center and had a large citadel which was surrounded by the towering mountains.
Ninh Binh is long popular with Vietnamese tourists who visit to discover the ancient capital and it is growing in popularity with foreign tourists as well. The quiet guest houses offer a good base from which to explore the rich and captivating landscape. The magical caves and sprawling views are a wake-up call to the power of nature's beauty.
The summer in Ninh Binh is from May to September. This time is hot and humid and makes for approximately 80% of the yearly rainfall. In contrast, the winters are cool and dry, lasting from October to April. Because the weather changes, Ninh Binh's beauty changes too. The rice paddies change from vibrant green to straw yellow and full circle again. Although Ninh Binh can be enjoyed in any time, the best time to visit is between November to April.

Places to go

Our Ninh Binh trips

Trip name Days From USD
Vietnam Deep Inside & Nha Trang Beach Family Tour Hanoi, Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Vietnam Deep Inside & Nha Trang Beach Family Tour 18 days USD 1.191 View Trip
Vietnam Overland & Special Mui Ne Beach Family Tour Hanoi, Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Vietnam Overland & Special Mui Ne Beach Family Tour 17 days USD 1.197 View Trip
Vietnam Northern Honeymoon Holiday Hanoi, Vietnam to Hanoi, Vietnam Vietnam Northern Honeymoon Holiday 6 days USD 597 View Trip
Northern Vietnam Fancy Tour (Sic) Hanoi, Vietnam to Hanoi, Vietnam Northern Vietnam Fancy Tour (Sic) 5 days USD 264 View Trip
Best Of Vietnam Family Holiday Hanoi, Vietnam to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Best Of Vietnam Family Holiday 15 days USD 1.023 View Trip

Travel Tips

How to get to Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh can be considered as a bridge linking Northern provinces with Southern ones and it is located on the trafic life-line including National Highway 1A and trans-Vietnam railway. It is very...

Best time to visit Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is famous with the combination between river and moutain, between historical stories and many festivals in the spring. So the best time to travel Ninh Binh is between March and...

Top Attractions

Bai Dinh Pagoda

Bai Dinh Pagoda is famous for its great size and is a cluster of Buddhist architectural structures, consisting of new, giant and imposing temples of the newly-built Bai Dinh pagoda area which...

Trekking Cuc Phuong National Park

Cuc Phuong National Park is Vietnam’s largest national park and one of the most important sites for biodiversity in the country. Trekking Cuc Phuong National Park is a great opportunity to...

Food Culture

Com Chay (Burned Rice)

Com chay (burned rice) is a simple but very crispy and yummy dish of Ninh Binh province. It is one of the most famous food in Ninh Binh .

Goat Meat

Traveling far and double-quick with poetic and fascinating landscapes in Ninh Binh without enjoying speciality of Ninh Binh goat meat is synonymous that you have not yet arrived in the Ancient...


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