1. Overview

Ninh Binh is a province in the Red River Delta, about 100 km from Hanoi center. Ninh Binh has extremely majestic and poetic natural scenery with many attractive eco-tourism and spiritual destinations, attracting millions of tourists to visit here every year. Ninh Binh is the land of the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, where all the elements of the land, spiritual people, and yin and yang are in harmony. Coming to Ninh Binh, you are coming to a province with many natural landscapes recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage.

The Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night, will give you a bird’s-eye view of Ninh Binh, including the highlights, and get off the beaten track to see the amazing scenery of Ninh Binh, including the rural villages, rice fields, etc. Our 2-day tour starts daily for two days and one night, with many options for you to choose from. For two days and one night with accommodation, a bungalow, or a hotel, enjoy, relax, and adventure explore Ninh Binh to the fullest.

2. Are you wondering whether to choose to travel to Ninh Binh on your own or by tour

If you choose to travel to Ninh Binh on your own, you will be proactive with your time and choose your favorite places. However, you will have to personally contact everything during the trip, such as transportation, destination, ticket prices, hotels, meals, etc.

On the contrary, if you choose the Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night, the company you booked the tour with will take care of you from A to Z regarding travel, sightseeing, meals, accommodation, etc. Depending on the purpose of the trip, number of people, travel company, and trip duration, the Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night has different prices and is most suitable for you.

To book a Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night, you can book a tour from Metta Voyage. Metta Voyage is one of the most reputable local travel companies in Vietnam and is highly rated on Tripadvisor for its quality and service. And you can see more Ninh Binh tours organized by us through our direct website to get a reasonable itinerary and the best price for your trip with us.

3. Suggested itinerary for Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night

3.1. Day 1: Hoa Lu – Am Tien Cave – Tam Coc – Mua Cave – Thung Nhan bird park

A friendly tour guide welcomes you to depart for Ninh Binh. Coming to Ninh Binh, your first destination will be the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, Am Tien Cave

Lunch buffet at the restaurant with many local dishes such as goat meat, fish, chicken, fried rice, etc. Vegetarian dishes are always available at the lunch buffet.

Visit Tam Coc by bamboo boat for 1.5 hours. 

Continue the 45-minute journey—cycle around the village to explore the lives of local people.

Return to the car to depart for Hang Mua, Thung Nhan bird park. You will then move to the hotel or bungalow to check in and have free time to rest. 

Dinner with Vietnamese dishes prepared by the bungalow or hotel.

3.2. Day 2: Bai Dinh – Phat Diem Cathedral – Trang An

After breakfast, the car will pick you up and depart for Bai Dinh Pagoda and Phat Diem Cathedral.

Lunch at the restaurant with local dishes

In the afternoon you will be moved to visit Trang An

The trip will end around 6:00 p.m.

4. Explore The Top 8 Best Destinations On The Ninh Binh Tour 2 Days 1 Night

4.1. Hoa Lu ancient capital

The Hoa Lu ancient capital was the first capital of centralized feudalism, associated with the history of the three dynasties of Dinh, Early Le, and Ly. Currently, the ancient capital of Hoa Lu only has two remaining buildings, the temples of King Dinh and King Le, which still exist today. In addition to the temples of the kings, you can also visit ancient structures such as communal houses and pagodas. It would be meaningful if you heard about the ancient tradition of building and defending the country of the Vietnamese people when you came here in Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night.

4.2. Tam Coc – Bich Dong

Tam Coc-Bich Dong is one of three landscapes of Ninh Binh appearing in the movie Kong Skull Island. At the same time, this is also a key tourist area of our country, with a system of limestone mountains and many relics related to the Tran Dynasty. The Tam Coc system includes 3 caves: Hang Ca, Hang 2, and Hang 3. Bich Dong is a long-standing ancient temple surrounded by majestic mountains. By climbing the highest mountain, Bich Dong, you also have the opportunity to fully see the entire city of Ninh Binh. Coming to Tam Coc, you can experience boating activities on the Ngo Dong River here. On both sides of the river will be rice fields and rocky mountains, so you can freely immerse yourself in nature or take beautiful images of majestic nature.

4.3. Mua Cave

Mua Cave is not as famous as Trang An or Tam Coc-Bich Dong; however, this is the most popular check-in location for young people on a Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night. The feeling will be great when you conquer the 500 steps to climb to the top of Nam Mountain, watching the beautiful panorama of Tam Coc. Places you can check in at Hang Mua include Ngoa Long Mountain Peak and Hang Mua Lotus Pond.

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4.4. Thung Nham Bird Park

Thung Nham Bird Park is surrounded by high and low mountains and is about 100 km from Hanoi. Visitors can come in all four seasons of the year to admire the magnificent natural scenery and diverse bird species. This ecotourism area has up to 40 different bird species, numbering up to more than 50,000 birds. Sitting on the boat to go to But Cave or driving into the tourist area and watching flocks of white birds fly into the sky, you will not be able to take your eyes off this attractive tourist destination.

4.5. Bai Dinh Pagoda

Bai Dinh is a large pagoda that holds many records, such as the largest gold-plated bronze Buddha statue in Asia, the tallest stupa in Southeast Asia, the longest Arhat corridor in Asia, etc. Located 15km from the center of Ninh Binh city, Bai Dinh Pagoda has a total area of 1700 hectares, including two main areas: the ancient Bai Dinh Pagoda and the new Pagoda area. In addition, when coming to Bai Dinh Pagoda, you can visit places such as Bright Cave, Dark Cave, and Saint Nguyen Temple.

4.6. Am Tien Cave

Located about 10 kilometers from the center of Ninh Binh city, Am Tien Cave is part of the former Hoa Lu Ancient Capital Scenic Complex. Previously, this place was just a flooded valley lying peacefully surrounded by steep cliffs on all sides, so in recent years, Am Tien Cave has received more attention. This is a place with a charming scene like in a movie, with a jade green lake and majestic high cliffs, both magnificent and romantic. Because of such wild and poetic scenery, people often refer to Am Tien Cave as the “Tuyet Tinh Coc” of Ninh Binh Province. Currently, Am Tien Cave has become an attractive destination for thousands of tourists every year when traveling to Ninh Binh.

4.7. Phat Diem Stone Cathedral

Phat Diem Stone Cathedral is known as a famous Catholic building in Ninh Binh and is more than 130 years old. The church was built entirely of large blocks of stone, with unique and different architecture compared to its time. After decades of construction, this place still retains its impressive beauty, blending Asian and European styles, and attracts a large number of tourists each year.

4.8. Trang An

Trang An was recognized by UNESCO as the first dual World Heritage Site in Vietnam with two criteria: culture and nature, in 2014. Currently, Trang An are 21 lakes and 48 natural caves being exploited for tourism. Visitors will explore this place by boat for about 2–3 hours. There are three routes for you to choose from. Normally, the 3-to-2 itinerary is suggested by many people as the most beautiful, passing through many famous spots.

  • Route 1: Boat station – Trinh Temple – Toi Cave – Sang Cave – Nau Ruou Cave – Tran Temple – Ba Giot Cave – Seo Cave – Son Duong Cave – Phu Khong– Bao Hieu Pagoda – Khong Cave – Tran Cave – Quy Hau Cave – back to the boat station.
  • Route 2: Boat station – Lam Cave – Vang Cave – Thanh Truot Cave – Suoi Tien Temple – Dai Cave – Hanh Cung Vu Lam – back to the boat station.
  • Route 3: Boat station – Trinh Temple – May Cave – Suoi Tien – Dia Linh Cave – Dai Cave – Hanh Cung Vu Lam – back to the boat station.

5. Some notes when traveling to Ninh Binh tour 2 days 1 night

  • You should not bring a lot of valuable belongings because this place has a lot of people visiting, so it is easy to get stolen and easily dropped. 
  • Because the attractions mentioned above are majestic and somewhat wild, please limit your travels alone to ensure your safety.
  • When taking a boat and visiting caves, absolutely follow the tour guide’s instructions and wear a life jacket. If your itinerary includes mountain climbing attractions such as Bai Dinh, Hang Mua, and Tam Coc, visitors should choose to wear lightweight clothes, wear sports shoes, and bring drinking water. 
  • When going to temples, avoid wearing revealing clothes or making noise in sacred places. 

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6. Conclusion

Above are Explore The Top 8 Best Destinations On The Ninh Binh Tour 2 Days 1 Night that Metta Voyage shares. We hope you will have the best journey when you come to Ninh Binh. Don’t forget to visit our blog to experience many other exciting travel experiences.

7. Contact us

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