About Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh boasts of the most majestic and inspiring scenery. You wil have an opportunity to learn the long-standing historical value from the Dinh - Tien Le dynasties through the monuments in Hoa Lu ancient capital or explore the nature reserve in Cuc Phuong National Park. In addition, Trang An World Heritage Complex in Ninh Binh is also the main setting for Hollywood's hit movie "Kong: Skull Island", making it a popular destination for tourists around the world.

★ World Mixed Heritage Site Trang An Landscape Complex (2014)

Best Time To Visit Ninh Binh

Spring in Ninh Binh which lasts from January to March is pleasant with cool temperatures. Traditional festivals take place annually during this time. Autumn from August till October is the best time for a leisurely boat trip in Trang An’s waterways enjoying the majesty karst scenery. Winter months at the end of the year are dry and cold, it is perfect for a trip to Thung Nang for the view of blooming purple water lilies.

(Feb - Apr)

Nice and cool weather

Light drizzle

Sunny and warm

Flashy flora in Spring

Jubilant new year festival

(May - Jul)

Sunny days

Sudden showers

Lotuses spread over the lake

Trekking Cuc Phuong during butterfly season

Rowing on the waves of Trang An

(Aug - Oct)

Golden sunshine pours honey

Picturesque landscape

Glorious golden fields along the river

Mild and windy

The most beautiful time of the year

(Nov - Jan)

Extremely cold

Water lilies bloom

Light drizzle

Light sunshine


Ninh Binh is 90km South of Ha Noi and can be reached by shuttles, Limousine, or railway in approximately 2 - 3 hours total.

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Join in Hoa Lu - Hang Mua hiking, Trang An Eco day tour from Hanoi
Ninh Binh
Embark on a Join-in Group day tour of the Ninh Binh province. Explore the Vietnamese ancient capital of Hoa Lu to understand the history of the country. Marvel at the scenic landscape of Trang An. Hike to the top of the Mua Cave for incredible views from the top
From US$ 38.00 /Pax
Tam Coc boat ride & Hang Mua trek - Full day
Ninh Binh
This day tour starts with two-hour sampan boat-ride in Tam Coc after your morning drive from Hanoi. The boat ride offers us a great time to enjoy the breath-taking scenery of rice field and karst formations. The afternoon trek in Hang Mua area will let you have a close look at the daily life of the locals and their agriculture. We trek on rural back roads with beautiful scenery of lotus ponds, rice field and villages. If it is not on a hot day, the hike to the summit of Mt. Ngoa Long will offer you a wonderful 360-degree view over the karsts.
Tour Operator: Custom Travel
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Night tour to see rare animals, sparkling firefly forest in Cuc Phuong

Begin The early summer weather is also the time when "the forest enters" in Cuc Phuong National Park. During the day, visitors can admire tens of thousands of pure white butterfly wings floating around the space or trekking through the cool old-growth forest canopy. At night, this is the time of sparkling fireflies looming.  Firefly forest sparkling in the middle of the great thousand From May 4, Cuc Phuong National Park opens a tram tour through the forest with a length of about 5km so that visitors can watch fireflies; explore the nightlife in the heart of the thousand with wildlife monitoring activities such as Deer, Deer, insect scanning and observing rare animals such as Pangolins, Civets, Civets, Wild Cats, Otters, Culi ... The tour will take place for about 1.5 hours, from 19h00 to 22h00 daily. Starting from the children's experience and creative area, visitors will travel by tram with the Garden's guide, slowly through the trail in the forest. Here visitors will be immersed in the enchanting scenery of millions of sparkling fireflies. On the way, following the flashlight of the HDV, visitors can encounter individuals of Star Deer, Deer ... and a variety of insects. Civet zebra Besides, with the behavior of night activities, the night tour is an ideal time for visitors to easily observe and learn about rare animals such as Pangolins, Civets, Civets, Wild Cats, Otters and Culi ... Wildcat Pangolin The tour limits the number of participants per session to only about 100 visitors to ensure quality as well as not affect the habitat of the animals living in the garden. Otter Also according to information from Cuc Phuong National Park Service and Environmental Education Center, visitors need to prepare personal belongings and necessary items such as long clothes, mosquito repellent and can bring binoculars, cameras to easily observe and record memorable moments. According to Cuc Phuong National Park

Nature & Adventure 06/05/2024

Night tour to see rare animals, sparkling firefly forest in Cuc Phuong

From May 4, Cuc Phuong National Park opens "Tram tour to see fireflies and wildlife at night". A 1.5-hour tour through the forest with a length of about 5km, takes place from 19h00 to 22h00 daily.

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From the end of April to the end of May every year, after experiencing a wet spring of rains throughout the day, Cuc Phuong will enter the season of butterflies coming here to fill the whole forest.
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Thung Nham Bird Park (Ninh Binh) has hundreds of species of birds, especially two rare species, Hang Crane and Red Emperor named in the Red Book of Vietnam.
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