1.Ninh binh over view
Vietnam has many amazing destinations but Ninh Binh is the best choice for culture, adventure and sightseeing traveler. You can meet European and oriental culture & architecture at stone cathedral. You will be rowing on the river and discover dark cave, dog cave .. e.t.c and side by side is green fields. If you love movie, you will very happy when you see many scene in the King Kong island movie at Ninh Binh. Happy your trip!
2.Best places for your trip
The first is Tam Coc Cave / Trang An tourism Complex : You can cycling around beautiful village route and enjoy peace with fresh air around. Other choice is boating from Tam Coc where you set out from the pier to explore cave, passing through some on your unique journey. If you want to discover bigger cave with long time in the river, you can choice Trang An tourism complex. That’s best idea.
The second place is Cuc Phuong National park. This is the primitive forest with many type of singular tree and animals . If you love natural and adventure, our guide will help you discover the central of jungle.
Other option for you at Ninh binh includes Dance cave, Van Long nature reserves, Bai Dinh pagoda, Thung Nham bird valley, stone cathedral and more activites around there.
3.Which Itineraries is suitable for you?
Option 01 : 24 hours in Ninh Binh
With 24 hours, climb up to the lookout at Hang Mua to survey the landscape before a river tour at Tam Coc. Add a trip to Trang An in the afternoon. Be sure to lunch on some grilled goat—the area’s specialty.
Option 02 : 48 hours in Ninh Binh With another day, add on a trip to Van Long in search of primates and a visit to the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. Alternatively, for a more active day out, head for Cuc Phuong National Park and take on some of the trails before a visit to the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre.
4. When you should come there?
Ninh binh is beauty land with fours seasons. You can come there every time you love but you shouldn’t choice October because some storms will passing here. Bai Dinh pagoda has festival in February so many domestic traveler will visit Trang An and Bai Dinh pagodas. If you don’t love dense and noisy area, let moving your plan to other month.
- Fried Rice with goat meat (Com Chay) Referred to as among the most celebrated delicacies of Ninh Binh Province, Fried Rice is what you must try for sure when visiting this land. This specialty is mainly found along National Route 1, in Ninh Binh City, and tourist attractions. What to distinguish the food from that in other regions is the way to fry rice and the goat sauce going with it. While the rice is slightly fried to have a beautiful yellow, this way to fry makes it tasty, crispy, and great to enjoy. The sauce is cook with traditional formula with some vegetable. So tasty!
- Kim Son Salad with Fish Raw : When experiencing a trip to Ninh Binh Province, you ought not to ignore Kim Son Salad with Fish Raw as it is considered as the most delicious specialty here. To prepare this food requires a cooking process of many complex steps. It is a perfect balance of local ingredients: thin slices of eel, fried glutinous rice, vinegar, chilly, pepper, garlic, citronella, etc. All harmonious together create the unique taste and unforgettable flavor. Another interesting thing is, this salad must be served with a local type of pâté which is just found in this province, but anywhere else
- Mountain Snails: The range of limestone mountains at Tam Diep, Yen Mo District, and Nho Quan Communes is home to this type of snails. They often occur from April to August, the rainy season when the weather is humid. The snails’ staple food is different sorts of mountainous plants, some of which are valuable herbs. Therefore, it is believed that eating this snail type is probably good for your health. The food from it includes mountain snails steamed with ginger, mountain snails fried with chilly and citronella, and salad.
- Hoa Lu Rare Goat Meat : Despite the fact that there are lots of dishes from goat meat, the Hoa Lu people love to prepare and enjoy, such as fermented goat meat, steamed goat meat, grilled goat meat, etc., rare goat meat is still considered to be the top position of the list. What makes the dish more special than the others is the secret recipe to cook it and the way to add spices. The goat meat is not only luscious, but also nutritious since the goat is supposed to feed on precious herbs on the mountains.
- Cassava vermicelli soup with eel (Mien Luon) : Apart from fried rice and rare goat meat, cassava vermicelli soup with eel is also referred to as the must try food in Ninh Binh. The place where you can savor these three dishes is street corners at the intersection Tran Hung Dao, Ninh Binh City. The tantalizing aroma of the soup wafts everywhere, encouraging you to try it. Surely, for a Vietnam tour package to Ninh Binh Province, it is difficult to ignore this wonderful delicacy.
6.How you can stay there?
Ninh binh is only far from Hanoi 90Km but its has many type reside temporarily for your choice.
- Resorts : Emaralda resort is the best choice for traveler with luxury services. Come and enjoy!
- Hotel: Ninh binh has hotel standard from 1 to 4 star with price from 10 USD to 90USD per room per night.
- Hostel : If you would like to stay cosy area and near tourism place, let choice some hostel with price from 8USD/night/ room
- Home stay : Yes, I sure that you can stay with people here. So cheap and funny time. The price depend on your deal
- Bungalow : Ninh binh has special bungalow. You can’t find this type of Bungalow at other destination. You will be stay with natural and round by mountain. So fresh and relax.