Ninh Binh - Trang An Overview

Just 105 kilometers from Hanoi, Ninh Binh is one of the most spectacular destinations in Vietnam for an ultimate nature experience.

Located on area with complicated geographical features, Ninh Binh has 18km coastal line beside the allocation of delta, hills and mountains alternately. It has remarkable history relicts like Hoa Lu former citadel, Phat Diem stone church, Non Nuoc pagoda... and attractive sightseeing of caves, grotto and forest. Being the former citadel over 1,000 years before, this land preserves a variety of traditional festivals, performance and behavior. 

Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex – A UNESCO World Heritage Site Situated seven kilometers to the west of Ninh Binh city, this very place will have you lost in a wonderland, by just rowing a boat down the river. Karst mountains, evergreen jungles, lush rice fields, and vivid emerald rivers make up this whole area, together with endless points of interest to be discovered. What could be more ideal for an explorer? In fact, Trang An was among one of the major filming sites of the blockbuster Kong: Skull Island l

Quick Facts: 

Square: 1,377 Km2

Population: 915,900.

Average temperature: 23,4°C

Administrative map includes 06 outside districts, Ninh Binh and Tam Diep towns.

Area phone code: 030.

Minority: Viet, Muong, Thai, Hoa, H’Mong, Dao.

Places to go

Top Attractions

Trang An Eco - tourism Complex

Trang An eco-tourism complex is the comnination of green mountains and blue water, many caves limestone mountains, wild natures of forest and rivers and a large system of unique caves. And it is...

Trekking Cuc Phuong National Park

Cuc Phuong National Park is Vietnam’s largest national park and one of the most important sites for biodiversity in the country. Trekking Cuc Phuong National Park is a great opportunity to...

Heritage sites

Limestone rich Trang An draws tourists with ancient allure

GoldenTour - UNESCO heritage site Trang An in Ninh Binh Province beckons travelers with its vertical limestone cliffs, cave systems, diverse ecosystem, and feudal charm.

Travel Experiences

Best time to visit Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh is famous with the combination between river and moutain, between historical stories and many festivals in the spring. So the best time to travel Ninh Binh is between March and...

How to get to Ninh Binh ?

Ninh Binh can be considered as a bridge linking Northern provinces with Southern ones and it is located on the trafic life-line including National Highway 1A and trans-Vietnam railway. It is...

Food Culture

Top restaurants in Ninh Binh

When traveling to Ninh Binh , you want to try some local food and find the best restaurants to enjoy the delicious food. There are the list of the top restaurants in Ninh Binh .

Goat Meat

Traveling far and double-quick with poetic and fascinating landscapes in Ninh Binh without enjoying speciality of Ninh Binh goat meat is synonymous that you have not yet arrived in the Ancient...