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About Ninh Binh, Vietnam

About Ninh Binh, Vietnam

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    Ninh Binh Province, a small wedge-shaped province, is around 100 kilometers to the South of Hanoi. Ninh Binh stretches from Cuc Phuong National Park to a very short coastline facing out the Gulf of Tonkin. It is bordered by Hoa Binh and Ha Nam to the north, Nam Dinh to the northeast, Thanh Hoa to the south and west.

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    Encompassing many a sublime limestone towers along with incredible karst caves, Ninh Binh is widely known as “Halong Bay on Land” of Vietnam”. The landscape here is just different from Halong Bay in one element. The limestone islands in Ninh Binh jut out over the river instead of emerging from the sea surface like those in Halong Bay. Thanks to the flat land, from the Ninh Binh city, tourists can do some sightseeing by bicycle or motorbike. The small paths will take you through a lot of beautiful rural sites such as green rice paddies, beautifully landscaped gardens, and poetic winding rivers. That’s why Ninh Binh always draws the eye of those who love exchanging ancient culture to current rural living.

    When traveling to Ninh Binh, tourists have many options worth seeing such as Trang An Ecological Area, Tam Coc-Bich Dong National Park, Thung Nham Bird Garden, Van Long Lagoon and so on. Ninh Binh is also famous for its ancient history as the first imperial capital of Vietnam from 968 to 1010 under the regime of Dinh, Le, and Ly dynasties. Besides natural wonders and historical values, Ninh Binh features a lot of cultural heritage such as Bai Dinh Pagoda, Phat Diem Cathedral… For all these reasons, Ninh Binh is a great spot to hit when traveling to Vietnam.

    Travel to Ninh Binh - Cost & Price
    • Vehicle rentals: VND 100.000 – 120.000/motorbike VND 40.000/bicycle
    • Gasoline: VND 30.000-50.000
    • Food: main dishes in a local restaurant: starting from VND 150,000
    • Simple noodle dish (Phở): VND 40.000
    • Mineral Water: VND 25,000/bottle (1.5 l bottle or pour water)
    • Entrance fee: from VND 20.000 to VND 150.000 (check the price list below)
    • Accommodation: VND 500.000 – VND 1.500.000/room
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    22 Jan 2020
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    Cuong Bach The founder of Journey On Air - The Travel Information Center of Vietnam. Our mission is connecting travelers worldwide to the beauty of the landscape, history, culture and the friendly people in Vietnam.

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