Hanoi to Ninh Binh Day Trip

Hanoi to Ninh Binh Day Trip to visit Hoa Lu – Tam Coc or Bai Dinh – Trang An is a great choice for many tourists when traveling to the capital of Vietnam.

From Hanoi to Ninh Binh is around 100km. It takes us around 2 hours to drive from Hanoi City to Ninh Binh Province.

There are plenty of tourist places to explore in Ninh Binh, such as Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, Bich Dong, Trang An, Bai Dinh, and others. With the one-day trip from Hanoi to Ninh Binh and back, you cannot visit all the famous destinations of Ninh Binh. These are some suggested itineraries for you to choose from.

tam coc trip in ninh binh

Option one: Travel from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to visit Hoa Lu and Tam Coc

Hoa Lu – Tam Coc tour with 1 day from Hanoi will take you to visit Tam Coc with its amazing caves and beautiful views.

The mountains are combined with the sky, rice fields, and sometimes egrets flying somewhere, creating a great picture of the peaceful area.

Hoa Lu was the ancient capital. You can visit the old temples and the ruins of the old royal palaces to understand more about the history of Vietnam.

We can start at 8:00 am from the hotel in Hanoi to Ninh Binh to visit Hoa Lu and Tam Coc. We arrive in Ninh Binh and visit Hoa Lu – the old capital to visit the temple of King Dinh and Le.

You can have lunch with the local taste – this is optional. Then, this is the chance to take a boat along the river to enjoy great views of Tam Coc. This complex has three caves: Hang Ca, Hang Hai, and Ba Hang.

After that, we drive back to Hanoi in the late afternoon. We finish the tour by visiting Hoa Lu-Tam Coc at your hotel in Hanoi.

trang an trip in ninh binh

Option two: Travel from Hanoi to Ninh Binh to explore Bai Dinh and Trang An

Bai Dinh and Trang An are also famous destinations in Ninh Binh. You can choose this tour from Hanoi to visit these places within a day.

You will have a chance to visit the Bai Dinh Pagoda – a big area of 2,000 hectares. The Bai Dinh Pagoda is an important Buddhist center in Vietnam with many valuable statues. Tourists will enjoy the majestic and marvelous views and traditional features.

After visiting Bai Dinh, you will take a boat trip to discover amazing views of the Trang An landscape.

You can start the tour from your hotel in Hanoi at 8:00 am to transfer to Ninh Binh to visit Bai Dinh and Trang An. Also, you will come back to Hanoi around 18:00.

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