Ninh Binh is one of the most highlight destination in the North Vietnam, where you can get to know about tranquil Vietnam countryside, up-close to the local life and learn more about history of the ancient capital of Vietnam.
Below is 10+ Ninh Binh attractions with entrance fee that will help you plan out your Ninh Binh trip.
Trang An eco-tourism area
- Adult ticket: VND 200,000 / person / time
- For children under 1m : 100,000 VND / person / time
- Ticket price for tour guide: 300,000 / tour
(Ticket price includes boat and admission fees)
Trang An is one of the must-see attractions in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. Trang An’s pristine and beautiful natural landscape has been recognized by UNESCO as a natural and cultural heritage world. The scenery here is created from a river running through the limestone mountains, creating countless natural mysterious and astonishing caves. On a Trang An boat ride, you also visit many ancient temples, caves and even the Kong: Skull Island film studio.
- Entrance fee: 100,000 VND
Mua Cave is located at the foot of Mua Mountain, in an ecotourism community in Khe Dau Ha village, Ninh Xuan, Hoa Lu and Ninh Binh communes. When coming to Mua Cave, you will try your endurance when climbing to the top of the mountain through 486 stone steps, and from the top of the mountain we can admire the whole beauty of Tam Coc area with immense lush green rice field.
Bai Dinh Pagoda
- Tram tickets: 30,000 VND / person / 1 time – tickets to visit the Stupa: 50,000 VND / person
- Ticket price for tour guide: VND 300,000 / tour
Bai Dinh Pagoda is one of the largest temples in Vietnam, known for many records such as the largest bronze Buddha statue in Southeast Asia, the biggest bronze bell in Southeast Asia, the corridor with the most Buddha statues .There are hundreds of Arhat statues placed along the entrances to exits of the pagoda.
Tam Coc – Bich Dong
- Adults: VND 120,000/ person / time
- Children (under 1.4m): VND 60,000/person /time
Boat fee: 150,000 VND / boat trip
- For Vietnamese guests: Regulations of carrying 4 passengers / boat
- For foreign guests: Regulations of carrying 2 guests / boat trip
- Free for children 03 years and under
Tam Coc is located in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh, this place is also named as “Ha Long Bay on land” or “Southern Heavenly Cave II”. Tam Coc, means “three caves”, including Ca cave, Hai cave and Ba cave. To visit Tam Coc, visitors have to go by boat, floating on the romantic Ngo Dong, where in addition to the stunning landscape, we can also admire the rice fields ending in the beginning of the cliffs of the rock formations.
Bich Dong is located 2 km from Tam Coc wharf, which means “green cave”, a name given to the cave by the prime minister Nguyen Nghiem, father of the great poet Nguyen Du in 1773. In front of the cave is a branch of Ngo Dong river, winding on the mountainside, across the river is the rice field.
Cuc Phuong National Park
- For adults: VND 60,000 / person
- For children: VND 10,000 / person
Cuc Phuong National Park is a famous tourist destination for people who are keen ecology and environment.This park is the Vietnam’s largest national park and one of the most important sites for biodiversity in the country, which attracts a thousand visitors coming here to explore the diverse flora and fauna, admire the beautiful natural scenery and participate in ecotourism programs.
Ticket price: 20,000 VND / person
The ancient capital Hoa Lu is a particularly important national monument complex and one of the four core areas of Trang An World Heritage Site. Hoa Lu ancient historic site now has a planned area of 13.87 km² in Ninh Binh province. With the history of more than 1000 years old, the ancient capital Hoa Lu is a place to store many invaluable historical relics through the ages.
Thach Bich – Sun Valley (Thung Nang)
- Entrance fee: 15,000 VND / person – Children: 5,000 VND / person
- Boat ticket: VND 60,000 / boat / 04 Vietnamese guests – VND 60,000 / boat / 02 foreign guests
Thung Nang is a Ninh Binh attraction in Dam Khe hamlet, Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district.
This is a complex of historical relics, beautiful landscapes, pristine, converging many elements of tourism resources such as spiritual tourism, ecotourism, climbing etc.
Getting to the Sun Valley is by boat about 3 km. From Thach Bich wharf (Tam Coc – Bich Dong tourist area), immersed in the vast space of the sunny valley as its name, admire spectacular landscape, enjoy the tranquil, fresh atmosphere.
Van Long Wetland
Entrance Fee: 20,000 VND / person – Boat tickets: 60,000 VND / boat / 02 guests
Set amid glorious limestone pinnacles, this tranquil reserve comprises a reedy wetland that’s popular with bird-watchers. Among the bird species that have been spotted here are the rare black-faced spoonbill, cotton pygmy goose and white-browed crake. Van Long is also one of the last wild refuges of the endangered Delacour’s langur, partly because the wetlands keep predators and poachers at bay.
Floating over the river, you see the calm emerald transparent water like a giant mirror. A 90-minute row-boat rides around the reserve are a more relaxed alternative to touristy Tam Coc.
Entrance fee: VND 100,000 / person
Bird garden entrance fee: VND 30,000 / person
Tickets to visit Buddha cave: VND 20,000 / person
In addition to Mua Cave and Van Long lagoon, Thung Nham eco-tourism are is also one of the most impressive attractions in Ninh Binh. This is a suitable place for both individual and large groups because of the large space to organize group activities and easy to sleep overnight.
Am Tien Cave
Entrance Fee: 20,000 VND
Am Tien cave is located in Hoa Lu ancient capital relic, Ninh Binh province. It is about 400m from the East gate – King Dinh Tien Hoang Temple in Trang An direction. The location of ancient Am Tien cave is adjacent to the Eastern part of Hoa Lu capital.
Am Tien cave is located halfway up the mountain, most of the cave is surrounded by high erect mountains. Tourists must climb through 205 stone steps through the cliff in order to reach the cave.
Am Tien cave faces west, you can watch sunset and see a large lake that called Ao Giai (full of lotus, water lilies, Anabas testudineuss tongtruongensis and turtles) from the cave gate.
Looking down from the Am Tien pagoda, tourists will see the vast expanse of the majestic landscape here with high mountains and spacious clear lake.With unspoiled natural scenery and unique terrain, Am Tien cave is a separate world hidden in colorful history which can attract any tourist.