Best Time to Visit Ninh Binh: Great Weather & Amazing Scenery

March 16, 2023 - 6533 views

Ninh Binh is known as a spiritual land with various pagodas and temples. It is only 100km from Hanoi and has become a popular destination in Vietnam thanks to its beautiful scenery and historical value. If you are wondering what is the best time to visit Ninh Binh in a year, this article is for you.

Best time to visit Ninh Binh

Generally, the weather in Ninh Binh is the humid subtropical climate and it fluctuates depending on each season. This wonderful land has four seasons including winter (dry season), summer (rainy season), spring, and autumn as two transition periods. The most beautiful time to visit this place depends on the weather and scenery that you want to see here.


Best time to visit Ninh Binh yellow rice fields

This place has such a picturesque landscape that you can visit here at any time of the year and still enjoy your trip. However, the best months that you should visit Ninh Binh are from late May to early July which is harvest season in summer, or from September to October, which is also the time for locals to reap the wet rice. 

Best time to visit Ninh Binh is harvest season

The best time to visit Ninh Binh is harvest season

You will have a chance to admire the natural beauty of this place. Apart from the harvest season with the beautiful golden paddle fields, another advantage of visiting Ninh Binh in June is that you can see the lotus in Tam Coc - Bich Dong. Once you get here, you can feel the perfume of lotus pervades in the air. 

May - July is not only the best time for lotus lovers but also a great time for travelers to enjoy the natural beauty of the caves as well as the mountains. From September to October, the weather is nice and cool; therefore, it is the perfect time for your travel. You can get rid of bad weather that you might experience if you visit in other months, such as the heat and humidity, as well as rainfall and potential typhoons.

The best time to visit the Ninh Binh festival

Other months that are worth visiting Ninh Binh are February and March. This is right after the Lunar New Year so you can enjoy the solemn atmosphere in the pagodas. In this time, thousands of people from all over the country will visit the Bai Dinh pagoda to burn the incense and wish a new year full of luck, happiness, and prosperity for their family. 

Additionally, an important event called Hoa Lu ancient capital traditional festival is held on March 6th, 7th, and 8th every year. This festival is to celebrate the recognition of noble heroes who built the Hoa Lu Kingdom and Dai Co Viet State.

Join Hoa Lu Festival in Ninh Binh

Hoa Lu Festival in Ninh Binh

On the other hand, November to April is the dry months so the weather cools during these months, it also the best weather for you to visit Ninh Binh.

You should avoid travel in August because there is a lot of rainfall, so it makes traveling difficult and uncomfortable. Because there might be typhoons, August to early September can be a bit risky as well. You need to follow the weather forecast carefully if you plan to visit Ninh Binh these months. However, despite those downfalls, you can have benefits regarding airfares and accommodation costs. More than that, the place will not be so crowded.


It will be a mistake if you visit Hanoi and not come to Ninh Binh. It doesn’t have to be a long trip, but you will have great memories that last forever. After reading this article you will know exactly when is the best time for you to travel. Let's review our Ninh Binh Tours to find the best one for you at BestPrice Travel!


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