Ninh Binh tour 3 days 2 nights from Ho Chi Minh


Ho Chi Minh –  Ninh Binh 3 days 2 nights departing from Ho Chi Minh City takes you to a region rich in historical and cultural heritage. You’ll explore the majestic Trang An landscape complex or visit the grand and splendid Bai Dinh Pagoda, as well as the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, steeped in the colors of time… and countless unique local delicacies await your discovery.


1 Tan Son Nhat Airport, Ho Chi Minh City – Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi (-)
2 Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Mua cave – Tam Coc (B/L/D)
3 Bai Dinh Pagoda – Trang An – Hanoi (B/L/-)


Day 1: Tan Son Nhat Airport, Ho Chi Minh City – Noi Bai Airport, Hanoi

18.00: Guests will transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport to catch flight VJ321 departing at 7:30 PM to Hanoi, the capital. The flight duration is approximately 2 hours.

21.30: Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, guests will be picked up and transferred to a hotel located in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter for rest. Guests will check in to a 3-star hotel on Hang Buom Street.

Dong Xuan market, in hanoi

The evening is free for guests to explore the 36 streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, including Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, Dong Xuan Market, the Opera House, and more.

Tạ Hiện Street, a bustling food and beverage street at night

Night: Rest at the hotel.

Day 2: Ninh Binh – Hoa Lu – Mua cave – Tam Coc

08.00: Guests will be picked up at their hotel in Hanoi and depart for Ninh Binh.

10.30: The first destination in Ninh Binh, guests will visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu (the capital of Vietnam in the 10th century). Here, they will explore the temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, which are preserved with ancient architectural styles.

Hoa Lu Ancient Capital

11.30: Next, guests will visit Mua Cave. They will trek approximately 500 stone steps to reach the summit of Mua Mountain.

Mua caves, Ninh Binh

Here, they will encounter ancient pagodas and the peak shaped like a dragon’s head, both popular spots for tourists to take photos. From this vantage point, guests can enjoy a panoramic view of the majestic Ninh Binh mountains and the meandering beauty of the Ngô Đồng River surrounding Tam Coc.

View from above

12.30: Guests will return to the restaurant for lunch and rest.

14.00: The tour guide will take guests to explore the Tam Coc Eco-Tourism Area. Visitors will embark on a 2-hour boat ride to explore the caves and visit the Thai Vi Temple. Here, the natural beauty remains intact, with golden rice paddies stretching along both riverbanks.

17.00: Guests will be transported back to the hotel for check-in and relaxation.

18.30: Dinner will be served at the hotel. Afterward, guests are free to explore and enjoy the nightlife of Ninh Binh.

Day 3: Bai Dinh Pagoda – Trang An – Hanoi 

Morning: Guests will wake up and have breakfast at the hotel, then check out.

10.00: Afterward, guests will be picked up for a visit to Bai Dinh Pagoda, a renowned temple complex holding numerous records: the entire Bai Dinh Pagoda compound covers an area of 107 hectares.

Bai Dinh Pagoda: Exploring Vietnam’s Largest Buddhist Complex

12.30: Lunch will be served.

13.30: Guests will be taken to the Trang An pier to board a boat for a tour of the Trang An Eco-Tourism Complex.

Trang An temple

The boat ride will last approximately 3 hours, allowing guests to traverse beautiful caves adorned with hanging stalactites. They will visit temples, historical sites, and even pass through the filming location of Skull Island.

17.30: Guests will gather and board the bus for the return trip to Hanoi.

19.30: Upon arrival in Hanoi, guests will be transported to either the airport or a hotel in the Old Quarter area.


  • Roundtrip airport transfers between Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi and the city center.
  • Air-conditioned tourist car services throughout the program.
  • 1 night stay at a 3-star hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter: Centre Point Hotel.
  • 1 night accommodation in a Bungalow or homestay with private room in Tam Coc, based on double occupancy (2 guests per room).
  • 3 main meals according to the program standards.
  • 2 breakfasts at the hotel according to the program standards.
  • Entrance tickets to the tour’s destinations.
  • Dedicated and attentive tour guide following the itinerary.
  • Complimentary drinking water on the vehicle, with 1 bottle (500ml) per person


  • Round-trip flight tickets from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi and back (always at the best prices, please contact for details
  • VAT invoice at 10%
  • Round-trip electric car tickets at Bai Dinh
  • Beverages during meals, in rooms, and other personal expenses
  • Single room surcharge for solo travelers
  • Additional expenses for visits outside the program and other personal expenses
  • Tips for drivers and tour guides


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