Only about 100km from Hanoi capital, Ninh Binh is the right choice for travelers who do not have much time but want to explore the majestic nature.
Ninh Binh attracts tourists at all times of the year, but it is most beautiful in spring and summer, with many attractive festivals, or enchanting scenes such as ripe golden rice fields or lotus ponds. fragrant.
Coming to this land, visitors have many choices to explore, from historical destinations such as Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, Bich Dong Pagoda, Phat Diem Stone Church…. to wild natural attractions such as Thung Nham Bird Park, Cuc Phuong National Park, Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve, Trang An Ecological Area …
The first stop is Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex, which is also the most popular tourist destination when coming to Ninh Binh.
Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex includes three adjacent protected areas: Hoa Lu ancient capital cultural and historical relic site, Trang An eco-tourism area, Tam Coc – Bich Dong scenic area and special primeval forest. use Hoa Lu.
Trang An is likened to a “Ha Long on land” with magnificent beauty created by a system of multi-layered rocks reflecting down on small, winding streams connecting caves and deserted valleys. profile. The harmony of rocks, rivers, forests and sky in Trang An creates a lively natural world full of charm. This place is also a place to preserve and contain many ecosystems of wetlands, forests on limestone mountains, archaeological sites and unique cultural and historical sites.
Along with Trang An eco-tourism area, Tam Coc – Bich Dong scenic area is one of the attractive destinations of Ninh Binh province. Tam Coc means 3 caves, including Ca cave, Hai cave and Ba cave. Coming to Tam Coc, visitors will be able to sit on a boat to visit, admire the scenery of the sky, clouds, rivers, majestic mountains, drop their souls according to the wings of storks floating on the grass, sedges or observe aquatic species. under clear blue water. Each season has a beauty, Tam Coc always attracts visitors to admire the beauty that nature has bestowed on this place. Bich Dong, which means green cave, is known as “Nam Thien De Nhi Dong”. Here, mountains, caves and pagodas combine harmoniously, hidden among the great trees, making the scene even more quiet and dignified.
The best place to enjoy the scenery of Tam Coc from above is Mua Cave. After conquering nearly 500 stone steps to reach Mua Cave, the space that opens up in front of visitors will be a charming painting, both wild and majestic, lined with green trees and a soft winding river.
Thung Nang is located in Dam Khe village, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district. The road to Thung Nang has to go by boat about 3 km. There are many grasses and reeds on both sides of the road. Beneath the clear cool water is a rich and lively fauna. The ecological environment in Thung Nang still retains its wild features.
When the boat is brought into the cave, visitors will feel really relaxed and comfortable in the cool air because the ceiling of the cave is very low, the stalactites hang down with various shapes. In front of the cave are luxuriant reeds.
A large valley still retains the pristine features that nature has formed. In the afternoon time, flocks of white storks fly back to cover the whole wetland, creating a typical attraction of the Sunshine valley.
Bird garden is located in Dam Khe village, Ninh Hai commune, about 2 km by road from Bich Dong pagoda. On bamboo boats, visitors will be immersed in nature, rivers, enjoy the wild beauty of Chua cave, Vai Gioi cave and then cruise into the bird valley to see the world of strange birds.
Passing the boat caves will take visitors to the Bird Garden. In front of visitors is a sky full of clouds and water, with rows of trees growing in line on the water surface, and thousands and thousands of birds chirping and perching on the white branches. Another interesting thing is that visitors will be able to visit a hill with a lot of fruits, each season has an ecstatic fragrance and one more unique thing is the thousand-year-old Duoi tree. This place is sure to please visitors.
Thien Ha cave has a length of 700m including a dry cave of 200m long and a water cave of 500m long. The shapes created by mountain rocks are called such as: this is the fox lo eating the bait, the other is the elephant in uniform, the tiger is stalking the prey, the monkey is climbing the tree… higher there is a shrine with the image of Buddha, the monk Duong Sang is chanting prayers for the peace of the disciples … all of which evoke curiosity and discovery of visitors.
Many attractive destinations of Ninh Binh are waiting for visitors to come to explore, experience, to be immersed in the spacious and quiet nature in the mysterious spiritual flow.