Ninh Binh Hiking: Ultimate Guide 2023

January 11, 2023 - 2607 views

On coming to Ninh Binh, you should never miss taking part in hiking or trekking as Ninh Binh hiking/trekking contains many interesting things apart from seeing the stunning landscapes. Let's learn detail all in the article below.

For years, Ninh Binh has been widely known as the place where all the factors of nature meet. Here, there are the sky, mountains, rivers, sky, plants, and animals. All of them combine and create breathtaking sceneries that you will get strongly impressed on the first time visiting the province. To enjoy the whole of this extraordinary beauty, just sitting in the car to standing in a spot and putting your eye on the scenery seems not enough.

In fact, the best way for you to enjoy Ninh Binh is hiking or trekking around seeing the stunning landscape, feeling the cool wind blowing through your hair, and immersing in the rustic atmosphere that is spreading widely. It promises to be an off-the-beaten-track experience. Why don’t you pack your bag, book a tour, and come to Ninh Binh right away to hike/ trek around to feel the beauty of the province? 

Why do Ninh Binh hiking/trekking? 

First of all, let’s take a quick look at why you should never miss hiking/trekking in Ninh Binh.

We can’t deny the benefit that hiking brings to our health. If you go hiking every day, your health will improve properly. Especially for those who have some heart-related diseases, while running or jogging maybe not good for them, hiking or trekking will make their heart more strong and sustainable. Unfortunately, due to our busy lifestyle, most of us don’t have time to go hiking or trekking frequently. Therefore, during your trip to Ninh Binh, it is a good chance for you to take the time and hike around to get better health and be ready to work afterward.

Like cycling, biking depend all on you as you can speed up and then slow down when getting tired. Therefore, you won’t get tired for a long time and also have the time to enjoy the whole beauty of the attraction. On visiting some tourist attraction in Ninh Binh, going hiking or trekking around, enjoy the slight wind blowing through your skin, and marveling at every detail of it, you will find us some random interesting thing that is never told before. 

Finally, as Ninh Binh hiking and trekking tours are extremely money-saving so you can book one to try if the experience is suitable for you. It will give your many unforgettable memories. Also, you can find some friends to talk to throughout the trip.

Hiking in ninh Binh

Hiking in Ninh Binh

Top places to go hiking/trekking in Ninh Binh 

 When it comes to Ninh Binh hiking, there are some spots that you should take into consideration. Each has a different feature but all are extremely stunning. 

1. Silver Cloud peak in Cuc Phuong National Park

Lying about 45 km to the northwest of Ninh Binh city, Cuc Phuong national park is definitely the hiking paradise as here take place many stunning natural scenes and the terrain that is suitable for such tours. The park is a well-preserved rainforest in which olive many rescued species and evergreen plants. Therefore, on hiking or trekking into Cuc Phuong national park, you will like being walking through the natural paradise. One of the most recommended hiking spots in the park is Silver Cloud peak. On hiking to the top of Silver Clouds, at the height of 648 meters from sea level, you can have a panoramic view of the park, which is so stunning that you will be impressed right away. 

Hike to Silver cloud peak

Hike to Silver cloud peak


2. Mua Cave & Mua viewpoint 

If you like to get a panoramic view of Tam Coc - Halong bay, then Mua Cave and its trekking path will satisfy you. Located in Dau Khe Ha hamlet, Mua Cave is one of the must-see attractions that you should never miss during your time in Ninh Binh. The spot will even more attractive if being seen from the hiking view. You can take the cycling trip to visit Tam Coc, Trang An, and Bai Dinh pagoda, then join the king tour into Mua Cave.

Like Cuc Phuong National Park, Mua Cave features an evergreen ecosystem with many different kinds of plants. Therefore, on hiking into the cave, you will be served with stunning natural scenes and a cool fresh atmosphere. Besides, on hiking to the top of the cave, you can have a chance to admire the whole area of Tam Coc, Ninh Binh, which promises to be an unforgettable experience. 

Hiking to mua view point

Hiking to mua view point


3. An Tiem Cave 

An Tiem cave is a landscape belonging to the Hoa Lu ancient capital complex in the land of Truong Yen, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh. The cave brings along itself a mysterious beauty with the tranquil atmosphere and stunning sceneries. On hiking or trekking in An Tiem cave, you will have a chance to immerse yourself in the cool wind and admire the beauty of the mountain and rive. The trekking path of An Time Cave runs along the mountain foot with one side bordering the mountain, the other face the river, give you an impressive experience. 


4. Thung Nham Bird Park 

Thung Nham, also widely known as Thung Chim, is home to thousands of kinds of birds. On coming here, you will be engrossed by the wild nature, cool; fresh atmosphere, and beautiful sound of a thousand singing birds. Located in the core area of Trang An landscape complex, Thung Nham bird park is surrounded by mountains, tropical forests, many valleys, and beautiful caves. Due to its special location, stunning sceneries, and diverse ecosystems, the park is one of the must-see spots in Ninh Binh. On hiking in Thung Nham bird park, you will have to chance to explore more about bird species and enjoy your truly relaxed time with Mother Nature. 

Hike to Thung Nham Bird park

Hike to Thung Nham Bird park


5. Dich Long Cave 

Located in Gia Thanh commune, near the National Highway 1A, Dich Long cave, along with the pagoda complex, is one of the must-see spots in Ninh Binh. The cave itself is listed among the three most beautiful caves in Vietnam and divided into three main areas: the in-cave pagoda, dark cave, and light cave. While the dark cave is home to a countless number of impressive stalactites and stalagmites, the light cave impresses visitors with a nearly one-tonne bell from the Nguyen Dynasty hung at its eight-meter natural dome and two giant statues of Guardians. Besides, the pagoda area is also a must-see for those who desire peace in their mind. If you want to enjoy all of those experiences, then a king tour into Dich Long cave will be your best choice. 

Hiking to Dich Long Cave

Hiking to Dich Long Cave

Ninh Binh hiking/ trekking tours

1. Cuc Phuong Național Park Full Day 

If you want to find a peaceful place where you could leave all your troubles behind, then Cuc Phuong National Park will be an ideal place for you. This trip is suitable for those who want to travel actively and responsibly at a reasonable physical fitness level as trekking will be the main mean of transportation. Cuc Phuong boasts engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent limestone mountains rise majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill tribe. Covered in a dense forest, they form a habitat for some of Asia's rarest species. On the tour, you can have a chance to trek through the dense grass jungle, feel the true beauty of nature, and recharge yourself. 

You can find more information about the trip at Cuc Phuong National Park Full Day


2. Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Cuc Phuong Național Park 2 days

If having more time in Ninh Binh, then the tour will perfectly fit the bill. During the 2 days' time, you will have to get active and close to nature in awe-inspiring landscapes. This is an ideal combination of sightseeing, physical challenges, and a genuine experience - from the peaceful countryside of Tam Coc, the Emperor’s temples of Hoa Lu to the fascinating natural Cuc Phuong. Don't forget to take some photos, view the wildlife, and hike with nature on visiting these gorgeous sceneries and pristine landscapes. 

For more detailed information, please go to Hoa Lu - Tam Coc - Cuc Phuong National Park 2 days


3. Hanoi - Mai Chau & Ninh Binh 4 days

This is definitely for the heavy explorers that are looking for a short package tour visiting must-see places in Northern Vietnam. Within the 4-day trip, you will have an amazing opportunity to visit Ninh Binh and Mai Chau. Especially, you will take part in several fascinating activities such as taking a boat trip, trekking, cycling, and interacting with the friendly locals. How great the experience is? Why don’t your pack your bag and join us to enjoy your truly unforgettable journey? 

Book Hanoi - Mai Chau & Ninh Binh 4 days tour


Above is our recommendation for Ninh Binh hiking or trekking. If you are already interested in hiking or trekking, then book one of our Ninh Binh tours and enjoy your time right now. For booking tours, please go to our website. Wish you have your best time in Vietnam.

Duc Anh Tran 

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