Thung Nham Bird Garden

Recommend BEST Places for Ninh Binh 1 Day Itinerary

Ninh Binh has many destinations, Things to do and it takes about 3-4 days to get there. However, not all visitors have time to go all the places.

We would like to suggest a self-sufficient tour in one day, hopefully, you will have a good and enjoyable trip. Let’s see what’s the best suggestion for Ninh Binh Itinerary 1 Day with us?

Ticket prices of tourist attractions in Ninh Binh

Below is the table of information on the sightseeing cost when visiting Ninh Binh for reference. You can make use of it to plan your expenses and carefully calculate your travel for convenience.

  • Hoa Lu Ancient Capital: Entrance fee: 20.000 VND/adult. 10.000 VND/children
  • Tam Coc: Entrance fee: Sightseeing ticket + Boat Ticket(4 vietnamese person or 2 foreigners ): 195.000 VND/person. With children’s height is below 140cm: 100.000 VND/person. Free for children who aer under 3 years old.
  • Thung Nham Bird Garden: Entrance fee: 100.000 VND/adult. – Free for children who are below 0.8m in height. – Children’s height is from 0.8m to 1.3m: 50.000 VND/person. – Children’s height is above 1.3m: Same price as adult. Boat ticket to visit bird field: 20.000 VND/person. Entrance ticket for visiting But cave: 20.000 VND/person
  • Van Long Nature reserve: Entrance fee: – Sightseeing ticket: 20.000 VND/person. Boat ticket: 60.000/boat (2 person)
  • Mua Cave: Entrance fee: 100.000 VND/person
  • Bai Dinh Pagoda:Ticket Price: Electrical car: 40.000 VND/person for 1 way ticket. Visiting Bao Thap: 50.000 VND/person
  • Cuc Phuong National Park:Entrance fee: 60.000 VND/person, 20.000 VND/student, 10.000 VND/children
  • Am Tien Cave: Entrance fee: 20.000 VND/person

Free and Cheap Things To Do for 1 Day

Trang An Grottoes Complex

Mua Cave Viewpoint

Sunset in Tam Coc

Bai Dinh Pagoda

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital – Tam Coc – Bich Dong Pagoda ( Full Day)

  • At about 8 a.m, depart from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and arrive at Hoa Lu ancient capital to visit the temples of King Dinh and King Le. Here to take in the surroundings while strolling, followed by a lunch stop at a restaurant. Remember to sample regional specialties like goat meat and crispy rice!
  • After taking a rest, move to the next attractions – Mua Cave and Tam Coc Bich Dong. These two places are sufficient for the afternoon visit before wrapping up the 1-day trip and returning to Hanoi.

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Trang An Landscape Complex – Bai Dinh Pagoda 1 Day

  • Travel from Hanoi to Ninh Binh in the morning. You can reach Ninh Binh city in more than 1 hour if you take the highway. From here, go to Trang An landscape complex.
  • Start your boat tour of the Trang An landscape complex at around 9 a.m. You can expect to complete your exploration in two to three hours, depending on your itinerary. Then move to the next place – Hoa Lu ancient capital to visit the temples of Kinh Dinh and Kinh Le before stopping for lunch at a restaurant.
  • In the afternoon, visit Bai Dinh pagoda, a well-known pagoda complex in Vietnam that has set many amazing Guinness World Records. Return to Hanoi after your pagoda visit is over.

>>> You may like to check out: Bai Dinh Trang An Full Day Tour from Hanoi

A sightseeing tour in Bai Dinh Pagoda – Hoa Lu Ancient Capital in One Day

With the sightseeing, discovery and self-sufficient tours in NinhBinh for 1 day, you can follow the schedule as follows:

7:30 amDeparture to Bai Dinh (NinhBinh). You can eat breakfast along the way or at the pagoda
9h30 or 10hStart a self-sufficient tour in Ninh Binh, save a day by offering incense, worship at BaiDinh Pagoda. Then we can visit, explore and admire the beauty of Southeast Asia’s largest man-made pagoda that got many records in the world.
11h30 or 12hAfter exploring Bai Dinh pagoda, take a rest and have lunch. Lunch can be served in the temple or nearby restaurants. However, with cheap tour in BaiDinh- TrangAn for 1 day, we recommend that you should eat at the pagoda, there are some kinds of delicious foods at a cheap prices
13h30Goodbye Bai Dinh, we gotta go to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, visit temple of King Dinh- King Le, NganXuyen Pagoda, Giap Tru Pagoda, …
16hTransfer back to Hanoi capital

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Experiencing your Ninh Binh 1 Day Tour in a self-sufficient way

Tam Coc – Bich Dong – Bai Dinh Pagoda Tour for One Day

7am:Departure from Hanoi. If you travel by car or motorcycle by yourself, you can stop in Phu Ly (Ha Nam) to eat breakfast. If you are in bus or minibus, you will eat breakfast in NinhBinh.
9 am: You will bigin your journey by taking boat for 2 hours, it is really impressive to explore the beauty of the cave in Tam Coc-Bich Dong.
11h00am:it’s time for you to visit the pagoda and Bich Dong cave, admire the mysterious beauty in “Nam Thien De Nhi”.cave
12h:You will have Lunch at Viet Co village or also can move to BaiDinh Pagoda. At the temple, there are many delicious vegetarian dishes.
14h: If you eat lunch at Viet Co village, the coming movement will take place at 14h in BaiDinh Pagoda and you will start exploring the largest artificial temple in Southeast Asia.
17h: Your holiday was at an end and it was time to leave, goodbye Bai Dinh (Ninh Binh), on the way to Hanoi

In addition to 3 tours, explore self-sufficient Ninh Binh for one day we have suggested  you can also travel some other tours such as  Bai Dinh – Trang An, Cuc Phuong National Park, Tam Coc Bich Dong – Dam Van Long- Thung Nham …

Or you can make your own destination in comments below and we will help you design reasonable tours.

Moreover, it is easy for you to choose a travel destination with so much fun.

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Temple of King Dinh – King Le – Thung Nham – Thien Ha Cave – Dong Chuong Lake.

That’s a most interesting suggestion for 24 hours in NinhBinh ,we suggest for you.

5h30 or 6h:Departure to Ninh Binh. you will have breakfast and start a new day with the trip to NinhBinh by visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Capital ,Temple of King Ding- King Le (Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district) to burn incense to worship
9h.00am:We start out at Thung Nham bird garden (NinhHai commune, Hoa Lu district), it is about more than 10km from temple of King Dinh- King Le.
Normally, tourists usually get to Thung Nham by taking Tam Coc-Bich Dong street, which is 4 kilometers away, then go to Thung Nang and keep going by motorbike (car) or boat trip (if you go in the direction of Hang Chua in Tam Coc Bich Dong.

With a self-sufficient tour in Ninh Binh for 1 day, we recommend that you should take a boat, which is more convenient for you to visit one of the most attractive caves in Tam Coc-Bich Dong.

After Thung Nham, let’s enjoy watching birds such as: storks, cauldron, heron,starling,… After feasting your eyes, you can walk around and go sightseeing gardens, primeval forests, Valley of Love, banyan trees aged above one hundred years old, and Toothbrush tree –Kaliosaged one thousand years old,…. Or you can keep taking a boat trip to explore the caves in Thung Nham.
12h.00am: You go to Nham Hill for lunch and relax. There are a lot of local specialties for you to choose, such as “carried-under-arm” pigs, chicken hills, fish, bitter bamboo shoots, wild vegetables.
13h.00pm: After having lunch and take some rest, you start to return to the car to go to Thien Ha Cave- a type of retaining wall protect Hoa Lu Ancient Capital in the 10th century.
Thien Ha Cave in Muong Tho Ha Village, Son Ha Commune, Nho Quan District and you haveto take a boat to visit this cave. But self-sufficiency NinhBinh tour in one day will be very interesting, because when you sail you go through rice paddies, then you will experience the excitement and the enjoyment of moving on the rocky road. All these experiences make you impress.
15h30: After leaving Thien Ha Cave you will move to Dong Chuong Lake. This is a wildlife destination where is in the process of exploitation, so it is very quiet and suitable for you to take a rest after discovering Thien Ha cave.
Here, you can take a boat around the lake, fishing, or take part in some games in the amusement park, sports area or go to a house on stilt for relaxing and have a light meal before coming back in Hanoi.
16h30 or 17h for now The adventure is over, you have to say goodbyes Ninh Binh and return to Hanoi, it’s time to finish your 1 day tour in Ninh Binh

MOST Reasonable Ninh Binh Day Tours with Favorably Priced

  • Itinerary 1: Deluxe Hoa Lu Tam Coc Mua Cave Small Group – Limousine Transfer

Spending just 1 day in Deluxe Hoa Lu Tam Coc Mua Cave Small Group Day Tour from Hanoi (Maximum 16 participants) is a great trip to explore one of the most attractive activities such as visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, taking a rowing 2 hours bamboo boat trip, riding on the peaceful Ngo Dong river, cycling through the nicest paddy fields in Vietnam, …

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  • Itinerary 2: Deluxe Hoa Lu Trang An Mua Cave Small Group – Limousine Transfer

This Tour (Maximum 16 participants) is one of the most satisfying boat tour in Ninh Binh with a combination of visiting picturesque Trang An Tour at Ecotourism Landscape and exploring a spectacular Mua caves.

Our Hoa Lu Trang An Mua Cave Tour will make your day become memorable because of a fixed convenient schedule for climbing to the top of the Mua cave seeing how a panoramic view of Ninh Binh is, slowly moving on a rowing boat in Ecotourism Trang An Tour to discover mysterious caves.


  • Itinerary 3: Deluxe Bai Dinh Trang An Mua Cave Small Group – Limousine Transfer

In the morning: Spend the morning conquering Mua Cave with nearly 500 stone steps. Then, move to Trang An and visit some attractions such as Nau Ruou cave, Seo cave, Tran Temple, Bao Hieu pagoda,…

At lunch: Have lunch at an eatery near Trang An, and enjoy delicious dishes in Ninh Binh like mountain goats, crispy burnt rice,…which are regarded as the most famous regional specialties.

In the afternoon: Spend roughly three hours visiting the Bai Dinh Pagoda. Here, you can stop by and snap pictures in places like a corridor of Arhat statues, Tathagata Buddha statue, the Three Periods Hall, the Buddha Dharma Lord Hall, statue of Kuan-Yin, etc.



Cuc Phuong national park, the first national park in Vietnam located in Ninh Binh is such a mesmerizing destination for you to discover mysterious and various fauna and flora in the limestone mountain forest.Trekking in Cuc Phuong national park to find an ancient tree, cave of prehistoric man, botanical garden…You have to come to see them! Book Now Cuc Phuong National Park Day Tour to get Save Off 20%

Thinking about your holiday in northern Vietnam, 1 day trip in Ninh Binh to visit Ecotourism Trang An, Mua cave and Hoa Lu Ancient Capital with a Unique & Private Tour giving you an enjoyable moment within your group of friends or family.

It is, without a double, one of the most attractive destinations in Ninh Binh. The place offers spectacular sceneries along with other things like discovering culture, history or taking a rowing boat trip at Trang An…

Tam Coc Mua Cave Private Tour to the north of Viet Nam gives you a chance of discovering through the ancient land enriched with cultural and geographic wonders in Ninh Binh.

Enjoying Hoa Lu Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour itinerary start from Hannoi and which starts visiting Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Mua Cave then Private Tam Coc combines with boat row, bike ride, Hiking, Vietnamese cuisine… it offers you an affordable Tam Coc Private Tour Price

An Tiem Cave Ninh Binh

Trang An Grottoes

Boat trip at Trang An

Bich Dong Pagoda

Ninh Binh is a beautiful province which located in the northwest of Viet Nam. This province has many beautiful places for visiting such as Hoa lu, Tam Coc, Mua Cave, Trang An… For traveler who has not much time to visit all of that places. The Luxury Hoa Lu Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour is a best choice for any tourist.

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