2 day 1 night Ninh Binh tour with transfer from Hanoi

Ninh Binh is a place to store historical relics through the ages. Coming here, visitors will see firsthand the beauty of nature so call “Halong Bay on land”  with green rice fields beside winding rivers, at the foot of majestic limestone mountains.

It has so many beautiful sites that you can check in such as Hoa Lu, Tam Coc, Trang An, Bai Dinh Pagoda, Mua Cave,…

If the day tour is too short for discovering the beauty of this land. Let Hanoi by Locals suggest you a 2-day 1 night tour to explore Ninh Binh, with an overnight stay a homestay or bungalow, 1 dinner & 2 lunches with Vietnamese cuisine and a transfer from Hanoi. That would be a great experience to visit the most beautiful nature of Ninh Binh.

In this tour, you have 2 options for day 2′ itinerary

  • Option 1: Visit Thai Vi temple, Bich Dong Pagoda (Cycling) then visit Thung Nham Bird Park 
  • Option 2: Trek in Cuc Phuong National Park 
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07h30 – 8h00: Get picked up by our friendly guide then depart for Ninh Binh province
09h15: Have a short break for 15 – 20 minutes to relax
10h30: Visit Hoa Lu ancient capital of Vietnam between 968 and 1010. You have a chance to learn about Vietnamese history in the feudal system under Dinh, Le, and Ly Dynasty
11h45: Have a buffet lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as goat meat, fish, chicken, fried rice… Vegetarian foods are always available in the buffet lunch


13h00: Visit Trang An which was recognized by UNESCO as A World Heritage Site in 2014. Trang An has a wonderful tunnel cave system so Kong’s Movie Group chose this place for the New Version of Kong in 2016 – “Skull Island”. With 2 hours for the boat trip, you will be persuaded by the beauty here.
15h00: Continue the tour for 45 mins – cycle around the village to discover the life of the local people.
15h45: Get back to Limousine Bus then leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain & have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here.
16h30: Check-in at your homestay in Tam Coc. Dinner served at the homestay


06:30: Have to breakfast at Hotel/ Bungalow then be ready for the trip
08h30: Get picked up by our friendly guide then cycle to visit the Thai Vi temple and Bich Dong pagoda (the second most beautiful cave in Viet Nam)
11h30: Check out and have lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods such as goat meat, fish, spring roll, and fried rice… Vegetarian foods are always available at the lunch


13h00: Continue to Thung Nham Bird Valley. Get on a small sampan to discover Hang But (Buddhist Cave), about 500m in length, a magical view of the stalactites and stalagmites, and see a big Buddha-shaped stalactite sitting beside an underground river, as well as visit an orchard of tropical fruits in this area. The best time for the bird park is in the afternoon, sit quietly on a boat and slowly paddle through Thung Chim (Thung Nham), discover the most features of this area with more than 4,000 birds of 40 species flying to inhabit every day. Your best chance to take nice photos and immerse yourself in the wild and nature.
16h00: Back to Hanoi on the shuttle bus
18h30: Arrive at your hotels. Trip ends.


Cuc Phuong National Park belongs to Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh province, which is bounded by three provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh, and, Thanh Hoa province. It is far about 100 kilometres from Hanoi to the southwest. Cuc Phuong is the first national park in Vietnam, established in July 1962. Cuc Phuong National Park has a population of abundant flora and fauna.
08h30: Have breakfast and be ready for Cuc Phuong National Park.
09h30: We will firstly visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre – a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, breeding, research, and conservation of endangered primates, and to the protection of their habitats.


12h00: Have lunch in the restaurant with the local foods. Continue taking a short trek into the National Park for sightseeing and learn more about the fauna and flora in this oldest forest of Vietnam. Back to the Park Centre visit the “Cave of Early Man”.
16h00:  Get on the bus back to Hanoi
18h30: Arrive at your hotel. Trip ends.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • 1 night at Bungalow/Homestay
  • Shuttle Bus with experienced driver
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Free Wifi & Water on the bus
  • 2-way electric car for Bai Dinh pagoda
  • 1 dinner, 2 lunches with Vietnamese cuisine
  • Free usage of hat & umbrella, rain-coat during the trip
  • Tax
  • Drinks for lunch
  • Tips for tour guide & driver
  • Or anything is NOT mentioned above

Important Notes

  • The order of the itinerary can be changed in some cases depending on the weather or the arrangement of our guides.
  • The Tour Price of 2 Days/1Night Trip with Cuc Phuong National Park just applies for2 passengers at least


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