Bike map 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 – Ninh Binh Biking Tour

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Biking tour in Trang An

Cycling Routes for Sightseeing and Nature Exploration Ninh Binh

The region is endowed with unspoiled nature with a diversified eco-system, beautiful landscapes of limestone mountains, and sincere hospitality of the local, hidden caves and tropical rainforests. In addition, this land was the first capital of Vietnam at the end of the 10th & early 11th centuries with many important construction built at that time.

It is great to explore the natural landscapes, history monument and religious sites with memorable experience such as boating, walking and biking adventures. As a local tour operator, we have organized many successful trips to make thousands of customers satisfied. We know which bicycle trails are interested, easy or difficult terrain to ride, and places you can visit on those bike routes

Tam coc biking tour with Hanoi Explore Travel Guide

Tam Coc bicycle route to Bich Dong Pagoda – Thung Nham Bird Park

If you are staying in Tam Coc area, you can rent a bike in a hotel or restaurant for $ 5 to discover more about Bich Dong Pagoda and ThungNham. Depart from Tam Coc center, you will see a quiet a quiet atmosphere, the beautiful scene of a grassland, mountains, local villages and rice fields along the road. The long distance of this road is about 10 km.

Riding bike on countryside at tam coc mua cave tour

In this route, you can stop at Thung Nang harbor to take a boat trip to visit the mountains and two natural caves. Next, you can visit East Mountain – The place where Bich Dong Pagoda is located, you will have a panoramic view around the villages and rice fields …

Go along Thung Nham area, pass through the local villages. If you want  go inside the Thung Nham Resort, the entrance fee is applied (100,000 vnd (5usd) / person, then you can take another boat trip to visit the Buddha cave, walk around the resort to visit Flower gardens & fruit trees or bird sanctuaries – where you can find lots of birds, storks gather here especially late in the afternoon.

biking on countryside road in ninh binh
  • You can see more detailed schedule: Hoa Lu Tam Coc Day Trip. With this schedule, you can visit Hoa Lu, Tam Coc and ride on the above roads

Tam Coc cycling route to Hang Mua, Trang An, Hoa Lu and Bai Dinh

This road is so long and beautiful along the mountains and villages. It is such a great choice for spending 1 day of cycling to explore all these roads.

It is about 40km with some outstanding stops to visit Hang Mua, Trang An eco-tourism complex, Hoa Lu ancient capital and Bai Dinh pagoda.

The top of Mua Cave where you can see the impressive panorama of Ninh Binh, you will have so many beautiful photos from above.

After visiting to Mua Cave, you will continue cycling to Trang An, Hoa Lu and Bai Dinh Pagoda.

Get ready to do biking tour in Ninh Binh
  • See more detailed schedule: Hoa Lu Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour with biking in tam Coc area, and Hiking.
  • Hoa Lu Trang An Mua Cave Biking on the road in Trang An with the highlights of the majestic high mountains surrounding, and the Hiking at the top of Mua Cave
  • The visiting schedule of the largest temple in Southeast Asia, cycling and climbing at Bai Dinh Trang An, Mua Cave Tour with small groups, starting from Hanoi. See More Here

Bicycle routes in Cuc Phuong National Park

If you love some adventurous places, you can get the riding experience in Cuc Phuong National Park.

It is about 40 km from the center of Ninh Binh to Cuc Phuong National Park

You can rent a bicycle at the entrance of the park and start your journey is deep inside the forest. The bike ride on the trail – 40 km is covered by jungle and you can take a day to cycle and watch the Endangered Primate Rescue Center, the cave of the ancient people

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A group is doing tam coc bike tour with Hanoi Explore Travel

( NguoiXua Cave) & old trekking route within 3 hours into the core area of ​​Cuc Phuong National Park. Bicycle routes are suitable for off-road vehicles and good health travelers. Because of this long route to the forest, you should be well prepared for the adventure such as choosing a good bike, carrying drinking water or having a picnic lunch, insect repellent, map, GPS navigation phone, battery backup charger,…

Thien Ha Cave – Galaxy Grotto

Galaxy Cave is located in Son Ha commune, Nho Quan district. Along with Thien Thanh grotto, they are 2 extremely precious natural heritage in Ninh Binh. The grotto is in Tuong mountain, belonging to Trang An Mountain. It is about 700 meters long and an ideal place to cycle.

This place may be heaven cave (Phong Nha- Ke Bang) where have both dry and water caves, skylights, underground rivers … making this place like Thien Duong cave (in a tiny miniature Phong Nha). It looks just like you are lost in a vision of a fairy tale land.

The reason Thien Ha Galaxy Cave has often been likened to “the milky way in the mountain” that there is an underground river through cave and limestone stalactites shining over the river.

Biking on rice file in trang an

Ninh Binh Cycling Tour – Sugguestion Itinerary

Take a unique bicycle tour across this land to discover new and mysterious things. Explore deserted roads deep in the Trang An scenic complex, cycle on windy dikes with bright sunshine, pass through fields, fishing villages, or traditional craft villages dating back thousands of years, learn more about the area’s Catholicism and enjoy products from mountains and rivers. This is an excellent trip to get away from the stresses of everyday life and the bustle of the city because you can slow down by getting close to nature and combining physical activities that create a source of new energy for the body.

Ninh Binh bicycle tour: Tam Coc – Thai Vi Temple – Bich Dong Pagoda

  • 7:30: Have breakfast at Tam Coc
  • 8:00: Move to Thai Vi Temple
  • 8:15: Visit the Ancient Vietnamese Village – Co Vien Lau, discovering the characteristics of ancient Vietnamese houses.
  • 9:00: Visit Thai Vi Temple to learn about the architecture and history of the Temple.
  • 9:30: Return to Tam Coc, take a bamboo boat trip on the Ngo Dong river and visit three caves.
  • 11:30: Lunch at a restaurant in Tam Coc
  • 14:00: Move to Bich Dong Pagoda
  • 14:20.: Visit Bich Dong Pagoda, also known as The Nam Thien De Nhi Dong (the second mostbeautiful cave in Vietnam)
  • 16:00: Return to Tam Coc, ending the tour.

Itinerary to Tam Coc – Bich Dong Pagoda – Thung Nham Bird Park

  • 7:30: Have breakfast at Tam Coc
  • 8:00: Move to Bich Dong Pagoda
  • 8:25: Visit Bich Dong Pagoda to enjoy the scenery, see its architecture and learn about the history of the Pagoda
  • 9:30: Move to Thung Nham bird park
  • 10:00: Visit Vai Gioi Cave and discover the beauty of 3 floors of shimmering stalactites.
  • 11:30: Lunch at the restaurant
  • 13:30: Get on the boat to visit But Cave. Then visit Goi Dai Temple, see “moving” Banyan Tree and Thousand-year-old Duoi Tree
  • 16:00: Visit Thung Nham Bird Park by walking along the trail or taking a boat to see many rare bird species firsthand. Learn about the flooded forest ecosystem and explore the magnificent scenery that nature has to offer.
  • 17:00: Return to Tam Coc, ending the trip.

Cycling Ninh Binh Itinerary: Tam Coc – Hang Mua – Trang An Scenic Complex – Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

  • 7:30: Have breakfast at Tam Coc
  • 8:00: Move to Hang Mua
  • 8:30: Visit Hang Mua tourist area. Climb to the top of the mountain to admire the entire beauty of the Tam Coc area from above.
  • 10:00: Back to Trang An and have lunch at the restaurant
  • 13:00: Visit Trang An scenic complex by boat. Here visitors can choose one of 3 sightseeing boat routes.
  • 16:00: Move to Hoa Lu ancient capital. After arriving, visitors will be introduced by tour guides about the history of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu through the Dinh and Pre-Le dynasties, able to see the architecture of flaked tiles, stone dragons and visit the temples of the kings.
  • 17:00: Return to Tam Coc, ending the trip.

Explore Ninh Binh on Bicycles with Hanoi Explore Travel

We have listed the most prominent cycling routes in Ninh Binh: Basing on your requirement: routes, bike adventure level, distance and travel time. You can consult and choose the routes that are the most suitable for your own travel experience.

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