Ninh Binh Viet Nam

Traveling cost to Ninh Binh on your own

If you don’t want to take a package tour organized by trustworthy travel agencies, you can also create your own itinerary with the suggested prices listed below:

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Trang An Landscape Complex in Ninh Binh

Tourist Attraction Entrance Fee Ticket – Newest Updated

  • Hoa Lu Ancient Capital (Temple of King Dinh, King Le): 20,000VND/person
  • Trang An Complex: 250.000 VND/person, including scenic tickets and boat trips.
  • Tam Coc: Scenic ticket: 100,000VND/person, ferry ticket: 150.000VND/boat
  • Mua Cave: 100,000VND/pax
  • Van Long Natural Reserve: 20,000VND/pax for scenic tickets – Boat ticket: 150.000VND/Pax
  • Tuyet Tinh Coc (Am Tien Cave): 20,000VND/person
  • Thien Ha Cave: 120,000VND/person including scenic tickets & ferry
  • Thung Nham Bird Park: 150,000VND/person including scenic tickets & ferry
A virtual tower at Mua Cave


Ninh Binh is well-known for goat meat and other regional specialties. A satisfying meal costs between 150,000 and 300,000 VND. Restaurants can be found in the city and around tourist areas such as Tam Coc, Trang An, Hang Mua, Bai Dinh pagoda…

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A special disher in Ninh Ninh

Transportation costs

  • Hanoi – Ninh Binh bus or limousine tickets: 190,000 VND – 350,000 VND/one way.
  • Bicycle rental: 50,000 VND/day.
  • Motorbike rental price: 180,000 – 250,000 VND/day.

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Limousine Bus – 17Seater from Hanoi


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There are many homestays, hotels and 3-star, 4-star, and 5-star resorts that are located in Ninh Binh city and close to popular tourist attractions available if you plan to stay overnight in Ninh Binh.

Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh
  • Hostels: The Banana Tree Hostel, Trang An River View Homestay, Golden Bell Backpacker Hostel, Ninh Bình Central Hostel, Ninh Binh Central Backpackers Hostel …
  • Budget hotels: Tam Coc Green Field Homestay, An Hostel & Coffee Bar, Tam coc happy homestay, Trang An Lotus Lake Homestay, Thuy Anh Hotel, Queen Mini Hotel …
  • 4-star, 5-star resorts: Tam Coc Hidden Charm Hotel & Resort, Tam Coc Garden Resort, Ninh Binh Legend Hotel, The Red Hotel, Bai Dinh Garden resort, Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, Ninh Binh Pullman Hotel…
Bai Dinh Garden Resort & Spa Ninh Bình

What is included in a day trip to Ninh Binh tour from Hanoi?

The best way to explore Ninh Binh in a day is to reserve a one-day package tour with transfer from Hanoi. The tour is led by a professional local guide, and a shuttle bus will take you to different tourist attractions in Ninh Binh, allowing you to save time and comfortably take in the stunning beauty of Ninh Binh.

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  • Limousine bus to pick up and drop off passengers at hotels in the Hanoi Old Quarter area
  • Entrance tickets to tourist attractions such as Hoa Lu, Trang An, Hang Mua depending on the itinerary you choose.
  • Lunch at a local restaurant with delicious famous Vietnamese dishes
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Bamboo boat to visit caves and enjoy river views (at Trang An, Tam Coc…)
  • Cycling in the countryside to local villages and meeting some local people
  • Drinks and personal expenses are not included.

Activities in a day tour to Ninh Binh

Since one day is insufficient to see all of Ninh Binh’s attractions, you might wish to select the itinerary that best fits your needs and schedule. We will provide you some detailed itineraries that include activities, costs, and schedules.

Rowing a bamboo boat down a river to visit a cave

This is an extremely unique and exciting experience for a trip to Ninh Binh. Visitors can explore amazing caves formed over millions of years by sitting in a boat on the rivers circling the gorgeous limestone mountains.

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Cruising Sampan Boat Tour to explore Caves at Trang An Landscape Complex

Take a boat tour at Tam Coc to see three caves through the mountains and take in the beauty of ripe rice fields alongside the river. Alternatively, you can go to the Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex to see a number of caves and ancient temples. Another location you could visit during your trip is Thien Ha Cave.

Below are attractive attractions on bamboo boats:

Explore Tam Coc Caves in Golden Rice Season by Boat trip

Cycling in Ninh Binh

You can cycle anywhere in the peaceful countryside of Hoa Lu. But it is much better if you know about the most beautiful cycling routes, taking you to beautiful landscapes with rice fields, lotus ponds or peaceful villages.

  • Hoa Lu route (Temple of King Dinh and King Le) – Tam Coc
  • Tam Coc – Bich Dong route
  • Route around Van Long lagoon
  • Tam Coc – Hang Mua route

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biking on golden rice field tam coc

Visiting temples and pagodas

Hoa Lu ancient capital and surrounding areas are the center of many pagodas. Here you can visit King Dinh temple, King Le temple or Bai Dinh pagoda, which set many records in Southeast Asia.

Temples and pagodas are all scattered among the famous landscapes of Ninh Binh, making you feel lost on a spiritual journey.

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Bai Dinh Pagoda in Spring

Conquering Ngoa Long Peak

Considered a miniature Great Wall in Ninh Binh, the road to Hang Mua Cave is not an easy journey as you need to climb up to 500 stone steps to reach the peak of Ngoa Long mountain.

The stunning beauty of Ninh Binh will be a merited award for your effort. You can immerse yourself in the natural scenery and have a great opportunity to take the most beautiful photos that will astound others.

Ngoa Long Peak at Mua Cave – Ninh Binh

Kayaking at Trang An

Kayaking is a new activity you can try when visiting Trang An. The best experience is kayaking along the Sao Khe River, getting closer to the limestone mountains or going through amazing caves.

However, the activity is only appropriate for individuals who are in good physical shape, particularly those who have the flexibility and stamina to undertake the lengthy journey.

Taking a Farm Trip in Trang An

Farm visits in the Trang An area have become a trend in recent years and are becoming more and more popular with tourists.

farm trip in trang an ninh binh

A farm visit helps you become a real farmer in the lovely and tranquil rice fields, allowing you to discover Northern Vietnam’s agriculture and learn some common agricultural techniques.

After the farm trip, you will have real-life experiences about the characteristics of rural Vietnam.

Enjoying Trang An Panoramic View By Helicopter

From 2020, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex by helicopter. This tour is taken by 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 entire majestic natural landscape while flying.

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