best time to visit Ninh Binh Vietnam

When is the best time to visit Ninh Binh Vietnam?

Ninh Binh Travel Guide

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Located less than 100km from Hanoi, Ninh Binh has become a popular destination in Vietnam with beautiful scenery and historical value.

If you’re wondering when the best time to visit Ninh Binh is, take a look at this guide to find out!

best time to visit Ninh Binh Vietnam

The weather in Ninh Binh

The weather in Ninh Binh is influenced by tropical monsoon climate, but there are not many changes throughout the year. Ninh Binh has a relatively milder climate than other places in Vietnam.

 

Best time to visit Ninh Binh

Although it’s great to travel to Ninh Binh at any time of the year, there are some special occasions that you can enjoy the best of Ninh Binh.

Best time to visit Ninh Binh Vietnam

February, March, and April in Ninh Binh

Spring is a lovely time to travel to Ninh Binh.

At this time, the weather in Ninh Binh is not too hot or too cold, perfect to get lost in nature.

Also, the local celebrate Tet holidays along with other traditional holidays during this time, so you can combine both sightseeing and joining the festivals.

Apart from the scenic spots like Trang An and Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Ninh Binh is also famous for its historical sites and spiritual tourist spots.

Some famous temples that you should visit in spring such as Bich Dong Pagoda, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Duyen Ninh Pagoda.

best things to do in Ninh Binh in spring

 

Late May to early June in Ninh Binh

Late May to the beginning of June is the best time to travel to Ninh Binh and explore the beautiful golden paddle fields.

Moreover, when traveling to Ninh Binh at this time, you can avoid the hot and humid heat of the city.

In Tam Coc, the rice fields put on a bright yellow color with a highlight of green color from the mountains, creating a beautifully natural picture.

The most ideal place to enjoy the golden rice season of Tam Coc is at the Dance Cave (Hang Mua).

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You can get an amazing view of Ninh Binh from Dance Cave

 

Best things to do in Ninh Binh & How to get there

Traveling to Ninh Binh, you will have the opportunity to visit the natural heritage and world cultural heritage of Trang An, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Van Long Nature Reserve or the ancient capital of Hoa Lu.

There are 2 options to visit Ninh Binh

  1. Taking Ninh Binh tours
  2. Exploring Ninh Binh on your own

Taking Ninh Ninh Binh tours from Hanoi

There are several daily tours departing from Hanoi to Ninh Binh, offering convenient ways to explore this historical land.

If you have a limited time to spend in Vietnam, for example, only 2 weeks in Vietnam, I would suggest taking a day tour from Hanoi to save time and money.

Some of the most recommended tours are:

best things to do in Ninh Binh Vietnam

DIY Ninh Binh exploration

If you wish to stay longer in Ninh Binh and explore the area on your own, you can take a direct train or bus from Hanoi to Ninh Binh.

It takes approximate 2 to 3 hours to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi depending on your drop-off location. Please read Hanoi to Ninh Binh Travel Guide for more details.

After arriving, you rent a bike or taxi to take you to the popular tourist spots in Ninh Binh.

A great place to stay in Ninh Binh is Trang An Retreat. The place offers a quiet getaway while still being close to sightseeing attractions. Also, you can enjoy a lovely swimming pool with a great view of mountain.

 

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