Referring to Ninh Binh, many people will immediately think of famous tourist places such as Trang An, Hoa Lu, Tam Coc Bich Dong … Now, let’s take some quick notes to 7 “must-know” with Nan house before coming to this dream land!
1. Why should you visit Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Ninh Binh?
Talking about landscapes of Trang An – Tam Coc, Ninh Binh; people immediately think of an attractive tourist destination of national level, attracting tourists inside and outside the country for its marvelous nature scenery
Tam Coc – Bich Dong is categorized as a special national monument and recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage. Therefore, this is the first reason why you should visit the site.
Because of its spectacular scenery and majestic mountains; Ninh Binh has been chosen to be the scene for films of national stature such as Thien Menh Anh Hung or Tam Cam – The Untold Story
Reaching international stature, the landscape complex was chosen as the scene for the world blockbuster King Kong – Skull Island.
This is the second reason that stimulates the curiosity in you: “Is Ninh Binh really that beautiful like how people still rumor?”. One thing is for sure, though, you are to decide for yourself.
2. What is the best time of the year to visit Trang An, Tam Coc – Bich Dong?
In June, because it is the start of summer, the weather is quite hot, but the sky is clear and there is little rain; also, this is the lotus season, quite suitable for sightseeing.
July to September is the season of ripe rice, for those who love traveling by boat and viewing the golden paddy fields, it is impossible to ignore this moment.
The best time is definitely from February to April, because during these months, the weather is not too cold, the sky is beautiful and rain is absent, making it very convenient for visitors to sit on a boat and enjoy the scenic place.
This is also the season of numerous festivals, tourists can combine sightseeing and partaking in these feasts or visiting pagodas
At the end of the day, it all comes down to whether you like to or have the opportunity to go at any time of the year. If you feel like it and have some money to spare, why not just go backpacking?
3. But how can you get to Ninh Binh?
As Ninh Binh is only about 100km south of Hanoi, traveling by passenger coach is the most convenient means of transportation. You can choose to go at any time from Hanoi because the North-South bus will run continuously to serve the needs of visitors.
From Hanoi there are five trains to Ninh Binh: SE1 (7:30 P.M) arriving at 9:46 P.M, SE3 (10 P.M) arriving at 0:10 A.M, SE5 (9 A.M) arriving at 11:21 A.M, SE7 (6 A.M) arriving at 8:22 A.M and SE19 (8:05 P.M) train to Ninh Binh about 11 P.M.
If departing from Saigon, the trains will all arrive at Ninh Binh pretty late,so the only suitable train that you should take is SE8 departing from Saigon station at 6:00 A.M which arrives at 1:15 P.M the next day
- Flying: If you live far away from Ninh Binh, you can fly to Hanoi, then continue to go to Ninh Binh by motorbike, car or train.
- Motorbike: If you choose to go to Ninh Binh by motorcycle from Hanoi, it would take you approximately 2 hours to get here.
In addition, boat is the main means of transportation when visiting Trang An, Tam Coc – Bich Dong and is the most selected by tourists, the boat will take you to visit the entire ecological area of Trang An, giving you the feeling of floating on the river, and the chance to admire the majestic nature and beautiful caves, To make the trip convenient, you should decide the means of transportation and travel time beforehand, as well as be punctual
The second part of the Tam Coc – Bich Dong travel guide will help you know where to go once you arrive at Ninh Binh, what to eat, and what you can buy for your family and friends. Let’s wait for the second post to read !!!