Ninh Binh province is located 100km south of Hanoi. Breathtakingly beautiful, the region clearly shares it’s geology with nearby Halong Bay and is often referred to as 'Halong on Land'. A thousand years ago the nearby settlement Hoa Lu was capital of Vietnam and the ancient citadel and two temples can still be visited today. Tam Coc is the best known of the region’s caves, and is in fact a series of three inter-linking waterways.
Best time to visit Ninh Binh:
Ninh Binh has the same weather as Hanoi is situated in a tropical monsoon zone with two main seasons. The cool but mostly dry winter lasts from November to April when temperatures average 17-22°C with the coldest months being January - March.
Summer lasts from May to October when it is hot and humid and the region experiences its highest rainfall. July to September are often the wettest months of the year. Ninh Binh's annual average temperature is 23.40C
Transportation to Ninh Binh:
Located 100km far from Hanoi, Ninh Binh has convenient waterway and road networks of transportation. The Reunification Express Train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City stops at Ninh Binh Town. National Highway No.10 connects to Nam Dinh, Thanh Hoa provinces and National Highway No.12B links to Hoa Binh Province