6 days in Ninh Binh & Hanoi Itinerary

6 days in Ninh Binh & Hanoi Itinerary

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Ninh Binh
— 2 nights
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Hanoi
— 3 nights

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nights
Ninh Binh

Ninh Binh ©
A fairly nondescript town, Ninh Binh acts as a base for explorations of the province of the same name, with the karst landscape and lush valleys that surround the town offering a wealth of scenic vistas of rice paddies and rugged rocks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Nhà xứ Phát Diệm, then don't miss a visit to Tam Coc, and then don't miss a visit to Bich Dong Pagoda. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Endangered Primate Rescue Centre, explore the fascinating underground world of Trang An Grottoes, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Van Long Nature Reserve.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ninh Binh trip planner.

Hanoi to Ninh Binh is an approximately 2-hour bus ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Hanoi.

Things to do in Ninh Binh

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Endangered Primate Rescue Centre
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Van Long Nature Reserve ©
Van Long Nature Reserve
Trang An Grottoes ©
Trang An Grottoes
Tam Coc ©
Tam Coc

3
nights
Hanoi

The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi has bounded back from the effects of war, and today serves as a bustling commercial and cultural hub bursting at the seams.
Lotte Observation Deck has been added to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Hoa Lo Prison. Step off the beaten path and head to Fine Arts Museum (Bao Tang My Thuat) and Craft-Link. On the 24th (Wed), spend an adventurous day with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Temple of Literature & National University, look for gifts at Zeds Threads, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at 54 Traditions Gallery.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hanoi trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by bus from Ninh Binh to Hanoi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hanoi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Temple of Literature & National University ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ©
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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