35 Best Things To Do in Ninh Binh - ALL Entrance Fee, Maps, Tips, Route
Trang An Landscape Complex

TOP Best Ninh Binh Things To Do

Ninh Binh is surrounded by a stunning landscape of lush green paddy fields and striking limestone outcrops with main tourist sites including Tam Coc, Trang An, Bich Dong, Bai Dinh Pagoda – A biggest Pagoda in Vietnam, Van Long Nature Reserve and Cuc Phuong National Park, Hoa Lu Ancient Capital – Oldest Capital of Vietnam, Phat Diem Stone Catheral, Thung Nham Bird Garden…

Easy to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi by train, buses and cars, Motorbike. Some tourist places in Ninh Binh are within 12 km from city center, so bicycle or motorbike area also to get around between destinations.

The cycling activities is a best way to really appreciate the striking scenery along the roads.

Best time to Visit

Vistors can travel to Ninh Binh province in every season of the year; however, the most ideal time is from January to March according to the lunar calendar.

  • In spring – Best time to visit pagodas: This is a really good time to go is from January to March – Lunar Year. The weather is not too cold or too hot, so travellers can combine travelling, going on a pilgrimage, and going to temples, pagodas to pray for luckiness and happiness. Every year on the occasion of Lunar New Year, Ninh Binh attracts thousands of tourists to come and travel, especially travelling to Tam Coc . Among the tourists coming, lots of them are foreign people.
  • In the summer, it is very hot and you have to be out of doors all day so you should bring a hat and sunscreen. Especially for boat trips you should bring a thin coat which will also protect against sunlight.
  • In winter, it can be cold and rainy during the day so you should prepare a hat and a jacket. If you set plan to climb Mua Cave, the weather may be cold on the top of the mountain. It will be better for you  with a thin coat and climbing shoes.
  • Apart from this, at the end of May and June is the occasion for ripe rice on the fields in Tam Coc. Besides,  Trang An is a good place for travellers to take photographs as well.

Travelling from Hanoi to Ninh Binh 

Ninh Binh is around 100 kilometers to the South from Hanoi city, visitors can go there by different means like: by train, buses, private cars or even motorbikes.

By Bus

In case you travel to Ninh Binh by coach, there are dozens of trips for every single day, departing from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm , provided by coach owners.

It takes around 2 hours to travel to Ninh Binh, and the price ticket is around 80.000 VND/a person.

You can book a Ninh Binh Tour that includes transportation, you don’t need to worry about how to go anymore. Take a look at our Ninh Binh Tours to the most popular destinations in Ninh Binh.

List of Good Local Bus Compay

  • Minh Long
  • Cường Hưng
  • Cát Lợi
  • Quang Thắng bus
  • Đông Chín bus

List of Good Limousime Bus Company

  • Excursion Transport
  • Limousine Hồng Anh
  • Huu Binh Limousine
  • Limousine Khánh An
  • X.E Vietnam Limosine
  • Khánh BÌNH Travel

By train

It takes 2.5 hours to get here and the train stops at the station at Ninh Binh City Center. About $3.5 USD is you need to pay for a one-way ticket from Hanoi Train Station to Ninh Binh train station.

By Private Car or Motorbike

If you visit Ninh Binh by your own means, for instance, by motorbike or by Private Car, you can follow Gia Phong street, go through Giap Bat Station, turn into Phap Van-Cau Gie highway, continue following Phu Ly direction, then you reach Ninh Binh.

It takes not over 90 minutes to arrive Ninh Binh province. You can hire a private car or Motorbike through tourist Hanoi Travel Agency and go straight to the destination in Ninh Binh

Some Good Taxi Companies in Ninh Binh

  • Ninh Binh Taxi – Hotline: 0229 3633788
  • Mai Linh Taxi – Hotline: 0229 6252525 – 0229 6251888
  • Minh Long Taxi – Hotline: 0229 3881122
  • Xuan Thanh Taxi – Hotline: 0229 3686868
  • Thuy Duong Taxi – Hotline: 0229 3727272
  • Hoa Lu Taxi – Hotline: 0229 2211444

Ninh Binh What To See

You are planning a trip to Ninh Binh and don’t know what to see and what should to visit in Ninh Binh?.

Renowned for its unspoiled nature and charming sceneries, Ninh Binh has a wide variety of tourist attractions that draw people when they first come here. Have you made any plans for your forthcoming trip here? Let’s have a look at a few enchanting tourist sites that you shouldn’t miss below!

Have this article of  Ninh Binh’s top attractions reviewed & planned your trip now

Ecotourism area

Explore Trang An Landscape Complex

  • Entrance Fee Ticket + Boat Ticket: 250.000VND/Pax.
  • Free for children who are below 0.8m in height. – Children’s height is from 0.8m to 1.3m: 100.000 VND/person. – Children’s height is above 1.3m: Same price as adult.

It will be remiss if you do not drop by Trang An Eco-Tourism complex on your visit to Ninh Binh. It offers stunning scenery with hundreds of limestone mountains, mysterious caves and beautiful connected valleys.

Particularly at Trang An Grottoes, the river system appears to blend together quite well, giving a magnificent and lyrical scenery. There is nothing more wonderful than the feeling of being scattered on a boat down along the jade green river and leisurely exploring amazing caves here. This wonderful experience will surely make your Ninh Binh trip much more perfect.

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Visit Tam Coc Ninh Binh

  • Entrance fee: Sightseeing ticket + Boat Ticket(4 vietnamese person or 2 foreigners ): 200.000 VND/person. With children’s height is below 140cm: 100.000 VND/person. Free for children who aer under 3 years old.

This place is favored by tourists with the name “Ha Long Bay on land” because it has a system of beautiful caves and limestone mountains. This area is full of lyrical serenity and stunning golden rice paddies in addition to the wild hues of the mountains and forests.

If you have the opportunity to visit this land, you should at least attempt to come here once. You’ll definitely be astonished to discover such an amazing and charming place!

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Explore Mua Cave

  • Entrance fee: 100.000 VND/person

Mua Cave is regarded as the place of fairy land on the earth. As it is perched above the magnificent Ngoai Long mountain, you have to climb up steep stone steps to get to the top of Mua Cave. The gorgeous views that can be seen from the top of the mountain will make the effort worthwhile, though.

Mua Cave is best visited in May and June. At that time, the Tam Coc area’s rice paddies turn yellow and the surrounding landscape becomes even more harmonious, highlighting the beauty of the river and mountains of this area.

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Discovery Van Long Nature Reserve

  • Landscape ticket: 20.000 VND per visitor
  • Boat ticket: 60.000 VND per boat with 2 visitors

It is not considered as a nature reserve, Van Long wetland is but also a place with attractive views and landscapes. It is called “bay without waves” because when you go on a boat on the lake, you can realize still water surface , which is the same as a giant mirror.

As if Van long was a painting, it refected every angle of limestone moutains named Meo Cao, Mam Xoi, Hom Sach, Da Ban, Nghien, Mo Coi, Co Tien, etc..

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Visit Thung Nham Bird Garden

  • Address: Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh
  • 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

Thung Nam Bird Garden belongs to Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District, one of tourist attraction representing culture, spirit, diverse ecology and stunning views.

Besides being given the chance to admire the landscape of the wetland, tourists can explore wild lifestyle of nearly 40 different types of birds, around 50 thousand birds.

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Kenh Ga Hot Spring

  • Entrance ticket: 15,000vnd/person
  • Ticket for bathing hot mineral pool: 75,000vnd/person
  • Free for children under 1 meter tall

Kenh Ga Hot Spring is located in Kenh Ga Hamlet, Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh Province. The stream is about 1 km far from Van Trinh cave. From Gia Vien, about 10 km away, visitors will come to Kenh Ga hot spring. The water flowing from the mountain has never stopped to exist naturally for a long time until the 1940s when the French knew and started studying this area, named it the Kenh Ga hot spring.

Until now, Kenh Ga Ninh Binh has become more and more famous. Many tourists come here and enjoy a hot spring bath. The hot spring originates from Hang Ca mountain. Kenh Ga Hot Spring is a natural hot spring with great value on natural resources and tourism in Ninh Binh. Coming to Kenh Ga hot spring resort, boating on Hoang Long river, surrounding mountains, rivers, and peaceful landscapes brings relaxing peace. Kenh Ga Hot Spring is an ideal destination, so you can not miss it when traveling to Ninh Binh.

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Am Tien Cave  – “Tuyet Tinh Coc”

Am Tien Cave is located near Hoa Lu Ancient Capital in Truong Yen Thuong Hamlet, Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province. This is a new site built and embellished to attract tourists. To get to Am Tien, you have to buy a ticket and go through a tunnel through the limestone mountains. Inside Am Tiem is a large lake, a concrete path surrounding the lake along with two temple structures with a symmetrical position at the beginning and the end of the lake.

Because Am Tien has only one entrance, surrounded by limestone mountains, tourists come here often call this place the name of Tuyet Tinh Coc Ninh Binh, especially the young people who come here very often. Picnic taking souvenir photos.

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Non Nuoc Mountain

Non Nuoc Moutain is also called Duc Thuy Mountain, located in Northern West of Ninh Binh province, which is 70 meters in height and has a relatively flat top.

Because of the location right between the confluence of the Day river and Van Sang river, the moutain gives extremely charming moutain – river beauty for Ninh Binh. On the cliffs of the moutain, over 40 poems were carved by historical, well-known man.

Spiritual tourist area

Visit Phat Diem Stone Cathedral 

  • Address: Phat Diem Town, Kim Son District, Ninh Binh Province
  • Entrance Fee Ticket: Free
  • Opening Time: 7:00 AM – 9:30 PM
  • Dress Code: Polite apparel is required

The church, usually called Phat Diem Stone Church, is a religious Catholic complex with the area of 22 hectares; it is located in Phat Diem town, Kim Son Commune, Ninh Binh province. It is assessed to be one of the most wonderful churches in Vietnam by the press, considered to be the “religious city” of Vietnam

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Bai Dinh Pagoda 

  • Ticket Price: Electrical car: 40.000 VND/person for 1 way ticket
  • Visiting Bao Thap: 50.000 VND/person

Bai Dinh Pagoda is a sacred attraction that draws thousands of visitors each day. The pagoda features outstanding ancient architecture which is imbued with the cultural imprint of Vietnam from that ancient time.

Bai Dinh Pagoda is well-known due to the surrounding natural beauty as well as the uniqueness of the Buddha statues, shrines, etc. Along with a pleasant atmosphere, this pagoda promises to be an eco-tourism destination well-worth your visit.

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Bich Dong Pagoda

Bich Dong Pagoda ,which is 2 kilometers from Tam Coc depot, means “ the emerald cave”.

It is named in 1773 by chancellor Nguyen Nghiem. In front of the cave is a branch of the Ngo Dong river winding around the moutain slope. There is a field opposite the cave.

>>> Read More: Bich Dong Pagoda Ninh Binh

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

  • Entrance fee: 20.000 VND/adult. 10.000 VND/children

Hoa Lu ancient capital is a national heritage complex of great importance and also is one of 4 noticeable,  important places of Trang An international heritage complex.

It has total area of 13.87 square kilometers and has existed for over 1000 years ; it is also a place storing historial monuments for many years.

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Thai Vi Temple

Thai Vi Temple is located in Van Lam Hamlet, Ninh Hai Commune, Hoa Lu District. It is on the right of the Ngo Giang river and on the left of Coi Linh mountain, which brings the perfect harmony for thousands of years and creates Tam Coc as today, which is also known as “ shallow Ha Long  Bay”.

Visiting here, we not only can feel poetic beauty of moutains and rivers, but also admire the fine architectural works which are typical of attractive ,original identity and made by ancient people.

>>> Read More: Thai Vi Temple Ninh Binh – Is worth being visited?

Hoa Lu Ancient Town

Located at the complex of Ky Lan Lake Park and Hoa Lu Hotel, the ancient town has been built with the aim of promoting Ninh Binh tourism to become an attractive spot for domestic and international tourists.

This work was inspired by the traditional culture of Dai Viet in the 10th century. Its goals are to recreate and restore the beauty of ancient architecture and culture.

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Best Things To Do & Activities in Ninh Binh

There are not many set ‘sights’ in the town on Ninh Binh itself, but this is a great place to visit if you want to get out and about and spend time in some of the Best Things To Do in Ninh Binh Vietnam.

Includes all the major sights and activities in and around Ninh Binh.

Cuc Phuong National Park Trekking 

The best time to visit Cuc Phuong is from December to April when the weather is cool and the rain forest goes through.

Do not travel on rainy days because of the wet weather producing many mosquitoes

This is one of the most popular options for busy travelers. Join in 1 day in Cuc Phuong National Park with us to visit Endangered Primate Rescue Centre, visit Turtle Conservation program and botanical garden, mountainous trekking or trekking over flat paths.

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Rowing Boat Ride at Trang An Landscape

With more than 3 hours. You get on a rowing boat from the pier then going through Hang Dia Linh, Hang Toi, Hang Sang, Hang Nau Ruou.

You will be dropped off near Tran temple to climb nearly 500 stone steps to Tran Temple.

After that you continue being on your boat through Hang Sinh, Hang Si, Ba Giot, Hang seo, Hang Son Duong and then visit PhuKhong, Bao Hieu temple.

Next, going through Hang Khong, Hang tran, Hang Quy Hau by rowing boat then return and the trip ends.

>>> Read More: Trang An Boat Ride – A Spectacular Boat Ride Must Do in Ninh Binh

Farm Trip in Trang An Landscape Complex

Farm trips around Trang An Ninh Binh has become a trend in recent years, this special experiences are growing popularity with tourists.

Trang An Panoramic View by Helicopter

From year 2020, tourists can take a panoramic view of Trang An Landscape Complex by helicopter. This tour provides a modern Bell 505 helicopter imported from the US with only 4 seats. Each cabin is designed with transparent glass so visitors will enjoy the whole majestic natural landscape when flying.

Kayaking at Trang An Complex

Visitors to Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex in the northern province of Ninh Binh can now explore the world cultural and natural heritage site on kayaks instead of traditional boats. The kayak tours have recently been launched by the management board of Trang An Ecotourism Site to diversify and promote local tourism.

>>> Read more Kayaking – A new way to discover Trang An complex

Tam Coc Boat Trip

Starting your day by exploring limestone caves during a boat tour on Tam Coc river is one of the most unforgettable experiences for you.

In Tam Coc people arrange and manage all boats very well. There are about 1500 boats lying on the Ngo river at Tam Coc wharf.

The boats belong to about 1500 households with different numbers. Therefore each month each house hold just takes at least 1 tour or 2 tours.

>>> Read More: Tam Coc Boat Ride – Let’s Ride Your Trip to Ninh Binh Now

Cycling Tour at Tam Coc

Tam Coc Cycling Tour to explore every small roads leading to local houses, meeting new people and talk to them

Try riding motorbike around Tam Coc Village once in your life to feel the fresh air in a beautiful village

>>> Detailed: Ninh Binh Biking Tour

Climb up to Mua Cave

There are two things you need to know about Hang Mua – Mua Cave Viewpoint

Firstly, Hang Mua is not really impressive destination because of its temple on the top of hill

Secondly, in reality if you put your effort to climb up to the Mua mountainthrough 500 steps then a panoramic 360° view of Tam Coc valley never make you disappointed!

This is the only place for take a wonderful view of Tam Coc village.

What to eat

Ninh Binh is not only famous for its beautiful with many tourist attractions. If you have chances to visit Ninh Binh, And don’t know What to eat in Ninh Binh?

Let’s note down those below dishes special and delicious food. The famous food here smell and taste with the flavor of limestone mountains where locals feed animals.

Don’t miss to try special foods which are cooked by locals with well cooking skills. We would like to introduce for you 6 best traditional dishes in Ninh Binh.

Rice crust ( Com chay) – Burned rice

It is one of the most well-known specialities of Ninh Binh , which is significantly different from the one from other regions, particularly in the sauce.  The scorched rice has light yellow, even rice seed, crispy, greasy, but  tastes very yummy.

Pisodonophis Boro Spring Roll

In Ninh Binh, there are many good types of food; however, Pisodonophis boro spring roll in Kim Son is the best.

It has very savory and tasty flavour of roasted sticky rice, sourness of vinegar together with spiciness of ginger, garlic, chilly, peper and citronella.

Its tast is very typical and once you have it, you will remember it forever.

Field Crabs Roasted with Wild Betal Leaves

Ricefield crabs are roasted with wild betal leaves, a popular and countryside type of food in Ninh Binh and also characteristic of villages in Vietnam, also, this food is also recommended for tourists when they visit the ancient capital.

It is because the food is not made from raised crabs that makes this speciality special and distinctive, which is crisp flavour of ricefield crabs mixed with the typical one of wild betal leaves.

The good tastes the best when it is eaten with hot rice.

Kim Son raw Nhech fish salad

Nhech fish salad (or cá nhệch) is a special dish in Ninh Binh but you have to try this salad in Kim Son where considered as best place to enjoy it. Nhech fish has curved shapes of eels but larger and longer. Nhech has much meat, less bone, lots of protein.

In order to make a delicious salad and attractive curved a meticulous process and sifted are emplemented by the chef. Nhech fish be rubbing with salt, or we can use ash, bamboo leaves, leaf or leaf imitation, slime wash off later bled before surgery and for a few stages to spicy fish meat more tasty.

The first bite of Nhech salad will bring you the attractive aroma of roasted sticky rice, light sour of vinegar interjected to the spicy of ginger, garlic, pepper, chili and lemon grass. You will never forget this taste.

Mountain Snails

Boiled mountain snails are extrememly well-known in Ninh Binh and it has natural-sweet taste because snails here eat grass, herbs and some other previous  medicine plants.

Therefore, mountain snails are cooked into differnt ranges of foods including snails fried with tamarind, garlic or simply just roasted mountain snails, etc..; however, the most popular and prefferable of which is still boiled moutain snails.

In fact, guests can have it with lemon – chilly sauce or have it only to feel its natural – sweet taste.

Xoi trung kien (sticky rice with ants eggs)

Not all kinds of ant eggs are edible. It must be eggs of black ants that build nest on the tree. The ant egg season begins from March of the lunar calendar and this period lasts over a month.

Processing ant eggs is very sophisticated. These tiny eggs are cleaned gently with warm water and mixed with seasonings, dried onion and fried with fat until the eggs spread the nice aroma.

The eggs are then put on a banana leaf so the nice smell of eggs is mixed with the smell of the leaf. This dish goes with steamed sticky rice and fried onions.

Hoa Lu Half-Done Goat Meat

Residents in Hoa Lu processes goat meat into different foods consisting of: half-done goat meat, goat – spring roll, toasted goat meat, goat blood pudding, steamed goat meat,etc…; however, half-done goat meat is still the most delicious one.

Its yummy taste lies on the secret to proceed goat meat very carefully and cleverly and on special spices which are types of leaves, fruits had together with half-done goat meat and especially ginger soy sauce.

Nem chua Yen Mac ( Yen Mac Fermented Pork Roll)

Tourists can try very distinctive taste of Yen Mac Fermented Port Roll in Ninh Binh; it is made from lean meat without fat, boilded rind, and some other spices like monosodium glutamate, salt, etc…

After that it is wrapped by guava leaves to bring typical fragrant taste and banana leaves to create attractive rind. This food is usually had with lemon – garlic sauce.

Bun moc (Rice noodle with “moc” soup)

If you visit Phat Diem Cathedral, don’t miss to try “Bun moc”. “Moc” is made from pork, mushroom, green onion, lemon grass, chili).

With the wellcooking skills of locals here, “Bun moc” has an amazing flavor, you won’t have second chance to try this dish everywhere else beside eating here.

Drinking – What to Drink in Ninh Binh

Bia Hoi Ninh Binh

Bia hoi or ‘fresh beer’ is so popular in Ninh Binh Vietnam — for locals and visitors alike.

There’s some bia hoi stands along the river, where you can sample local, homemade beer which is well worth tasting.

The most famous place in Ninh Binh City Center offering bia hoi is Ho May Xay, here you can join the locals enjoying meals of fried goat, Nem Yen Mac…

Another option for a cold beer after a day’s adventuring include Chookies Beer Garden in Tam Coc, and the rustic bia hoi places near the riverside in Ninh Binh.

Drinking bia hoi is a great way to start the evening!

Ruou Can Nho Quan (wine drunk out of a jar through pipes)

Ruou Can is inside a jar, the size of the jar will depend on your hobby. To get a good bottle of wine, it must undergo several stages: from selecting ingredient to the processing and especially to calculate the appropriate time so that just in time.

The main ingredient depends on the region, it may be corn, rice or cassava, but the best is sticky rice. To make Ruou Can Nho Quan is made from sticky rice.

The Sticky rice must be chosen new rice, the alcohol will be delicious. Alcohol yeast are made from the peel of trees mixed with chili powder, ginger powder, rice powder and water, this combination is cut into smaller pieces and dried in 10-15 days, then crushed and mixed with the dried mixture of cooked rice and rice hulls, which is kept in the vase in 1-2 days, then dried banana tree’s leaves are covered on the surface of the mixture in 1 month before the wine is ready to drink.

The longer the wine is kept, the better taste it has; each material has its own taste. Drinking Ruou Can with Com Chay Ninh Binh (Ninh Binh Rice Crust), it will be the best combination.

Where to eat & Drink in Ninh Binh

Restaurants in Ninh Binh City Center

Van Bao Ngoc Restaurant

  • Address: 86 Luong Van Tuy Str, Tan Thanh Ward
  • Tel :  02293.551.888
  • Website: vanbaongoc.com.vn
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm

Dai Thang Restaurant

  • Address: 2nd Square, Ninh Khanh Ward, Ninh Binh City
  • Tel: 01669.769.766
  • Website: nhahangdaithang.com
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm

Trau Vang Restaurant

  • Address: 283 Tran Hung Dao Str, Tan Thanh Ward
  • Tel: 02293.884.598
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm

Huong Mai Restaurant

  • Address: Tran Hung Dao Str, Tan Thanh Ward
  • Tel: 02293.871.351
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm

Dat Set Restaurant

  • Address: Dao Duy Tu Str, Dong Thanh Ward, Ninh Binh City
  • Tel: 02293.891.468
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm

 Luong De 289 Restaurant

  • Address: 15 Tan Trung Str, Tan Thanh Ward, Ninh Binh City
  • Tel: 0916.266.262
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm

Duc De Ninh Binh

  • Address: 446 Nguyen Hue Str, Ninh Binh City
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm
  • Tel : + 84 303 874 858

Trung Tuyet Restaurant

  • Address: 14 Hoang Hoa Tham Str, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Opening Time: 08.00am – 22.30pm
  • Tel: +84 94 935 88 85

Chookie’s Restaurant

  • Address: 17 Luong Van Tuy Str, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Opening Time: 09.00am 0 23.00pm
  • Tel: +84 94 834 60 26

Restaurants at Trang An Landscape Complex

Thăng Long Restaurant

  • Address: Chi Phong hamlet, Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Opening Time: 09.00am 0 23.00pm
  • Tel : 01238 880 606 – 0974 155 458

Hoang Giang Restaurant

  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm
  • Address: Hang Ca hamlet, Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: + 0915 437 028 hoặc 0987 719 509

Trang An Pier Restaurant

  • Address: Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: 02293.543.686
  • Website: nhahangbenthuyentrangan.vn

Ba Cua Restaurant

  • Address: Trang An hamlet, Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: 02293.620.658
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Chinh Thu Restaurant

  • Address: Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: 02293.618.953
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Ma Yen Quan Restaurant

  • Address: Truong Yen commune,  Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: 02293.620.707
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Restaurants at Tam Coc Area

Tam Coc Restaurant

  • Address: Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: 02293.618.058
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Viet Bamboo Restaurant

  • Address: Doi 1 Van Lam Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, All through The Long Resort, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm
  • Tel: +(84)942420422

Minh Toan Restaurant Father Cooking

  • Address: Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
  • Tel: +84 30-618 023
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Pho Nui Restaurant

  • Address: Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Tel: 02296.530.219
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Restaurants in Van Long – Cuc Phương area

 Van Long cottage Restaurant

  • Address: Gia Van commune, Gia Vien district
  • Tel: 02293.641.248.
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 23.00pm

Lua Vang Restaurant

  • Address: Van Long road, Gia Van commune, Gia Vien district
  • Tel: 02293.658.585
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 21.00pm

Cuc Phuong National Park Restaurant

  • Address: Cuc Phuong commune, Nho Quan district
  • Tel: 02293.848.006.
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 20.00pm

Restaurants at Tam Diep City

Thanh Nga Restaurant
  • Address: Nam Sơn ward, Tam Diep city
  • Tel: 02293.864.312
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 20.00pm
Quý Nhân Restaurant
  • Address: No 130, Tran Phu street, Tam Diep city
  • Tel: 0983 064 089
  • Opening Time: 09.00am – 20.00pm

Coffee Shops in Ninh Binh

May Cafe & Bakery

  • Address: 02 Le Hong Phong Str, Dong Thanh Ward, Ninh Binh
  • Reference Price: From 40.000VND – 80.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

Mau Dich – A vintage-style coffee shop

  • Address: No 05/75 Lane , Luong Van Tuy Str, Ninh Binh
  • Reference Price: From 30.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

Cafe DuBai – A unique cafe in Ninh Binh.

  • Address: No 05 – 75 Lane , Luong Van Tuy Str, Ninh Binh
  • Reference Price: From 30.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

Tu Tu Coffee – A beautiful coffee shop in Ninh Binh

  • Address: 14/ 248 Ngo Gia Tu Str, Ninh Binh
  • Hotline: + 84 988 358 635
  • Reference Price: From 30.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

Chago Tea & Cafe

  • Address: 32 Dinh Tat Mien Str, Ninh Binh City
  • Hotline: + 84 229 3888 866
  • Reference Price: From 35.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

X Garden Cafe

  • Address: 26/Lane 2, Ton Duc Thang Str, Ninh Binh City
  • Hotline: + 84 943 669 866
  • Reference Price: From 35.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

Dylanjet Coffee

  • Address: 255 Luong Van Thang Str, Ninh Binh City
  • Hotline: + 84 1900 9445
  • Reference Price: From 35.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 22.00pm

Gac Xep Coffee

  • Address: 77 Van Giang Str, Ninh Binh City
  • Hotline: + 84 389 932 046
  • Reference Price: From 35.000VND – 150.000VND
  • Opening Hours: From 07.00am to 23.00pm

Racer coffee

  • Address: No 10, Lane 1, Tran Phu Str, Ninh Binh City
  • Opening hours: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm
  • Hotline: +84 912 515 098 or +84 982 110 995

Where to stay in Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh has many hotels, from relatively priced hotels to luxurious, lavish ones. Depending on your budget, guests can opt for a suitable hotel for them.

Following lists are some hotels in Ninh have been given good comments:

One Star Hotel

Thanh Thủy Hotel

  • Add: No 53, Le Hong Phong street, Đông Thanh ward, Ninh Binh city
  • Number of rooms: 17
  • Phone number: 02293.871.811

Thanh Bình Hotel

  • Add: No 31, Luong Van Tuy road, Phuc Trung street, Phuc Thanh ward, Ninh Bình city
  • Number of rooms: 25, Number of beds: 45
  • Phone number: 02293.872.439

Cuc Phuong National Park Hotel

  • Add: Cuc Phuong commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province
  • Number of rooms: 20, Number of beds: 88
  • Phone number: 02293.848.006

Anh Dzũng Hotel

  • Add: Văn Lâm village, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lư district
  • Number of rooms: 11, Number of beds: 25
  • Phone number: 02293.618.020

Tam Coc Garden Resort

  • Add: Hai Nham village, Ninh Hải commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Number of rooms: 16, Number of beds: 32
  • Phone number: 0982.767.575

Two Star Hotel

Royal Hotel

  • Add: Khanh Minh Street, Ninh Khanh ward, Ninh Binh city
  • Number of rooms: 56, number of beds: 80
  • Phone number: 02293.891688

Thuy Anh Hotel

  • Add: 55A, Truong Han Sieu road, Phuc Thanh ward, Ninh Binh city
  • Number of rooms: 35, Number of beds: 64
  • Phone number: 0303.871.602

Thung Nham Resort

  • Add: Hai Nham village, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district
  • Number of rooms: 26, Number of beds: 34
  • Phone number: 0303.506.868

Trang An Luxury Hotel

  • Add: Van Hanh Street, Ninh Nhat Commune, Ninh Binh city
  • Number of rooms: 20, number of beds: 60
  • Phone number: 02296.253388

Three Star Hotel

Tam Coc Bungalow

  • Address: Van Lam hamlet, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lum Ninh Binh 430000

Tam coc Wonderland Bungalow

  • Address: Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province 43000

Chez Loan hotel

  • Address: Đam Khe Trong Village, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Chez Beo Homestay

  • Address: Kha luong village, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province

Four Star Hotel

Ninh Binh Vissai Hotel

  • Address: 848 Trang Hung Dao street, Ninh Binh city

Ninh Binh Legend Hotel

  • Address: 177, Le Thai To str, Ninh Binh city
  • Phone: 0229 3899 880

Ninh Binh Emeralda Resort

  • Address: Van Long Swamp, Gia Van, Gia Vien Commnue, Ninh Binh city

Ninh Binh Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort

  • Address: No 9, Tam Coc – Bich Dong Tourist Center, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh

Aravinda Resort Ninh Binh

  • Address: Trang An Village, Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh

Trang An Retreat Resort

  • Address: Trang An Village, Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh

An’s Eco Garden Resort

  • Address: Ninh Nhat Commune, Ninh Binh

Muong Village Ninh Binh

  • Address: Hang Mua Village, Ninh Xuan Commune, Ninh Binh

Trang An Valley Bungalow Resort

  • Address: Truong Yen, Truong Yen Commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh

Traveling Tips & Need to know contact

  • You should bring a little Vietnamese cash to purchase need necessities like food and clothing,…  or tips for tour guides because there are not many ATMs and currency exchange counters around area
  • Keep calm when driving: Riding a scooter, feeling the wind on your face and listening to funny engine sounds will blow your mind and distract your attention. However, transportation in Vietnam is totally crazy. Therefore, don’t be overexcited. Keep calm and don’t forget “safety first”
  • Ninh Binh Police Station: Hotline: (+84) 3 870 568
  • Ninh Binh hospital: Hotline: (+84) 229 3871 030
  • Ninh Binh Department of Tourism
    Address: Dinh Tien Hoang Street, Dong Thanh Ward, Ninh Binh City, Ninh Binh.
    Tel: (+84) 229.3.844.101
    Email: info@dulichninhbinh.com.vn
    Website: www.dulichninhbinh.com.vn/en

With all these Best Things To Do in Ninh Binh to discover and spend from 1 day to a week. Ready to explore the beauty of this landscape? Let us take you through all that Ninh Binh has to offer so you can create your perfect itinerary. Feel free to contact us if you need some helps!

  • Which experiences are best for bike tours in Ninh Binh?

    Generally, on coming to Ninh Binh, it is recommended that you should consider cycling as it is both fun and good for your health. After the trip, you will vie many experiences to tell your friends and family.

    The list below will give you suggestions for the best tour should you book:
    Ninh Binh Full-Day Tour from Hanoi to Hoa Lu, Tam Coc & Mua Cave Via Boat & Bike

    Ninh Binh Day Trips- from Hanoi: Deluxe Hoa Lu Trang An Mua Cave Small Group – Limousine Transfer
    Limousine Tour – Hoa Lu- Tam Coc -Rural Village Deluxe & Small Group Max 17 people

    Private Ninh Binh Tour with Sightseeing tour and Biking Tour, Boat Trip

    Ninh Binh 2 Days 1 Night – Small Group Tour From Hanoi

  • Which places provide the best sights & landmarks for kids and families in Ninh Binh?

    These are the best places for kid-friendly sights & landmarks in Ninh Binh as below:

    Tam Coc
    Trang An
    Cuc Phuong National Park
    Van Long Nature Reserve
    Thung Nham Bird Garden
    Tuyet Tinh Coc – Am Tien Cave

    There are a lot of interesting activities for for kids and family such as biking, hiking, boat trip, or camping…

  • What are the best places, route for bike tours in Ninh Binh?

    If you like riding on your bicycle to discover wild beauty, peace or being interested in looking rice fields, limestone mountains in Ninh Binh. Let’s see these routes and make a plan for your unforgettable adventure on the bike:

  • Which places provide the best ancient historical relics and spiritual place?
  • Do you have any recommended attractions about nature scenery in Ninh Binh?

    With our experience we suggest the duration for best nature place for trip in Ninh Binh as below:
    Tam Coc
    Trang An
    Cuc Phuong National Park
    Van Long Nature Reserve
    Thung Nham Bird Garden
    Tuyet Tinh Coc – Am Tien Cave