Ninh Binh Province, two-hour drive to the south of Hanoi, is well-known for its serene countryside and beautiful limestone mountains. The province features breathtaking scenery Tam Coc which is referred as “Halong Bay on land”, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trang An, and tranquil Van Long Nature Reserve.


The natural beauty of Ninh Binh offers a great Vietnam countryside tour with leisure cycling through the rice paddies, relax hand-rowing sampan boat ride along the river to explore limestone caves and rice fields. Delacour's langurs – the world’s most endangered primate species, and other bird species such as the rare black-faced spoonbill, cotton pygmy goose and white-browed crake have been spotted here.

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Cycling Through Villages

The countryside of Ninh Binh is where travelers come to find peace in a tranquil atmosphere, the province boasts farming villages and scenic landscape that offers great leisure cycling experience.

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Temples & Boat Trip at Leisure

Located a two-hour drive to the south of the capital Hanoi, Ninh Binh province is famous for its scenic landscape and developing farming villages that represent the countryside of northern Vietnam.

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Hand-rowing Sampans

Hand-rowing sampan (flat bottomed bamboo boat) tour is one of the highlights on our tours to Ninh Binh Province, which offers a great chance to engage with local people while enjoying the beautiful scenery of the area from the water.

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