Ninh Binh province is famous for world’s natural and cultural heritages. There are many attractive destinations that are worthy for tourists to visit in Ninh Binh and it can takes tourists form 3 to 4 days to visit whole famous destinations of Ninh Binh. However, not all of tourists have much time to visit all famous destinations of Ninh Binh so I would like to give you a suggestion of one day trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi by motorbike with the tour Dinh-Le King’s temple- Thung Nham- Thien Ha cave- Dong Chuong Lake.
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How to get Ninh Binh by motorbike from Hanoi?
Ninh Binh is far from Hanoi center about 90 kilometers to the South; however, it is really easy to find the way to Ninh Binh from Hanoi because the road to Ninh Binh from Hanoi is mostly straight and does not have any winding road so it just takes tourists about 1.5 hours to get Ninh Binh city. From Ninh Binh city, tourists just need to drive motorbike to the last destination that tourists like.
From Hanoi, tourists need to move to Giai Phong road. Motorbikes are prohibited to move on Phap Van- Cau Gie high way nowadays so tourists need to drive motorbike along national road No.1A to get Ninh Binh. Going straight along to national road No.1A about 90 kilometers, tourists will get Ninh Binh city where is the intersection of national road No.1A and national road No.38B.
Things that tourists need to keep in mind if travelling to Ninh Binh from Hanoi by motorbike
Foreign tourists in Vietnam know how to drive a motorbike but not all of tourists have motorcycle license. Tourists can drive motorbike to move from this place to other destinations as long as tourists obey Vietnamese transportation rules when joining in traffic in order to ensure safety for themselves and for those around.
Before the trip to Ninh Binh from Hanoi, tourists need to check motorbike carefully in order to avoid breaking down on the way to Ninh Binh. Secondly, don’t forget top wear qualified helmet and bring Motorcycle registrations. Thirdly, foreign tourists need to comply with traffic signals, drive motorbike on the regulation lane and drive motorbike follows allowed posted speed limits. You can drive motorbike at the maximum speed up to 50 kilometers per hour in residential areas and maximum is 60 kilometers per hour outside of residential areas.
One day trip in Ninh Binh: Tour Dinh-Le King’s temple- Thung Nham- Thien Ha cave- Dong Chuong Lake
In the early morning, tourists start to drive motorbike to Ninh Binh after having breakfast. After getting to Ninh Binh city, tourists can visit Hoa Lu ancient capital, Dinh-Le King’s temple (in Truong Yen commune, Hoa Lu district) and incense in the temple to pray for the peace.
Thung Nham bird garden is worthy for tourists to visit. Affter leaving Hoa Lu ancient capital and Dinh-Le King’s temple, tourists can drive motorbike to Thung Nham bird garden in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district (far from Dinh-Le King’s temple about 10 kilometers). Typically, in order to get Thung Nham bird garden, tourists move along Tam Coc- Bich Dong road about 4 kilometers to get Thung Nang and then continue moving by motorbike to Thung Nham.
Getting Thung Nham, tourists can park motorbikes in parking area and boat to visit Thung Nham bird garden. Tourists will have the chance of seeing many kinds of birds such as storks, teal, white-rumped shama even starling. After having enough time to visit Thung Nham by boat, tourists can go ashore and visit orchards, primary forest, love valley, hundred-year-old banyan tree, and thousand-year-old Streblus asper tree or continue taking a boat to discover caves in Thung Nham ecology population.
At mid-day, tourists should go to Nham hill to rest and have lunch and prepare for the route in afternoon. There have many rustic cuisines for tourists to choose such as wild boar, chickens that are raised on the hill, fish (that are caught from the lake), bitter bamboo shoots and jungle vegetable.
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In the early afternoon, tourists take motorbike to getThien Ha cave that was regarded as the strong wall protecting Hoa Lu ancient capital in the century 10th. Thien Ha cave is located Muong Tho Ha village, Son Ha commune, Nho Quan districts. Tourists need to boat to visit this cave. Visiting Thien Ha cave will bring touruists many unforgettable experiences because when moving by boat, tourists will be taken into the middle of green paddy fields; after that tourists will have the chance of experiencing bumpy stone roads.
Dong Chuong Lake should be the next destination after Thien Ha cave. Dong Chuong lake is quite unspoiled. It is in the extraction process so it is quite quiet so it is suitable for tourists to rest and relax after walking in Thien Ha cave. In Dong Chuong Lake, tourists can boat around the lake, fish or join in games in entertainment center. On the other hands, tourists can go to lobby area to rest, eat something before driving motorbike back to Hanoi.
In one day, tourists can visit some destinations in Ninh Binh. If tourists have much more time, tourists can visit whole famous destinations of Ninh Binh in 3 or 4 days.
Travelling to Ninh Binh, tourists don’t forget to taste specialties of here like Com Chay (burning rice) or delicious cuisines that are processed from goat meatIt is one of the most attractive destinations in the North of Vietnam. Let’s get here and discover caves, cultures and history of this landscape. Tour one day in Ninh Binh is quite short but tourists will get exciting experiences there.
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