Thung Nham Bird Garden Ninh Binh - Falling in love with the amazing oasis
If you come to Ninh Binh province, you may want to visit a small but beautiful landscape with tons of attractions, called Thung Nham Bird Park. This is definitely where you can find relaxing in sightseeing a real beauty of wild nature and having interesting experiences about the lifestyle of the local.
Not too far from Hanoi, Thung Nham will make your Hanoi day trips become more exciting.
In this post, there’s a detail suggestion including notes of weather or price for you to avoid unnecessary accidents.
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Starting from Hanoi, if you want to go to Ninh Binh, you will have to travel more than 90 kilometers. The distance is not too long, so you can easily move by many different means. Travel time for cars is only 2 hour, while for motorbikes, about 2 hours.
You can also stay at a resort inside Thung Nham with your family and friends for a holiday
If you do not follow the tour, there will be the following options for you to consider. Passenger cars Hanoi - Ninh Binh, departing from Giap Bat or My Dinh wharf - to Ninh Binh bus station is located right in the city center.
You can also choose personal vehicles such as motorbikes or cars moving along the old QL1A route. From Hanoi city center, move to Van Dien - Thuong Tin, continue to follow QL1A to Ninh Binh city.
Attention, the road is quite bad and relatively difficult to travel, so when traveling, you need to observe and obey the traffic law. In addition, if you are not proficient in controlling two-wheeled vehicles, I think it will be more difficult for you to adapt to the traffic in Vietnam.
From Hanoi Station to Thung Nham Bird Valley
In addition, taking a train is also a way to get to Ninh Binh from Hanoi station. The train to the North and the South runs through Ninh Binh, buying tickets from Hanoi station to Ninh Binh station, the train fare is relatively cheap. But taking a train can take time, it's a bit inconvenient, so the most economical and reasonable option suggested is moving by bus.
After about 2 hours, you will arrive at Ninh Binh station. From here you can take a taxi to the hotel, the road in Ninh Binh is extremely comfortable, on the road you can see the rice fields, the far away are the mountains stretching, the poetic landscape makes people feel also becoming refreshed, this trip promises to be very exciting!
By the way to Thung Nham Bird Park, you can stop by:
The ticket price is 100.000 VND per visitor. Free ticket for children below 0.8 meters and 50% ticket price for children from 0.8 – 1.3 meters.
Thung Nham boat tour ticket is 20.000 VND per visitor and But Cave ticket price is 20.000 VND per visitor.
Detailed guide map for tourists
Bird garden is the habitat of many kinds of creatures such as cauldron, stork, teal, stinging fire, stone flute and precious birds in the book is Hang Hac, Phuong Hoang ... Visitors will be satisfied with the screen Leaping in the air of precious birds.
Self-sufficient, cheap Thung Nham tourist experience said Thung Chim is a place where more than 50.000 birds and 40 species of birds gather. The most crowded birds at sunset, each flock to the shady group shows up a wild beauty, a rare and interesting place.
What is special at Thung Nham Bird Garden is that there are two rare bird species recorded in the Red Book of Hong Hac and Phuong Hoang, one of the mascots in the Long-Ly-Quy-Phuong quartet.
The most crowded birds at sunset, each flock to the shady group shows up a wild beauty, a rare and interesting place
Besides, you will also be able to see the majestic mountain scenery with huge mountain ranges in succession with each other, the river connecting with seemingly endless. You can also choose to take a boat to enjoy the peaceful and peaceful atmosphere here as well as listen to historical or cultural stories through the boatman himself.
I believe this will be an interesting experience because I believe that no one understands tradition or culture with the people born there, and the story through their perspective is also very interesting.
This is the most interesting place of Thung Nham bird garden, with a limestone cave system of 500 meters long, 30 meters high cave arch. In the cave, there is no lighting system, so visitors will experience the feeling of the shining flashlight with stalactites, in the cave, there is a figure of Mr. Bo sitting next to the underground river to bring fullness and peace.
With the full experience of Thung Nham bird garden, you should visit the cave to admire the beauty of the Valley.
Inside the But Cave
A special feature of Vai Gioi Cave in the cave lies high above, so the air is extremely cool, and fresh. The feeling of standing high above watching the immense scenery underneath is indeed worth it.
Taking a boat trip inside Vai Gioi Cave is a memorable experience
However, what any visitor to Vai Gioi Cave is attracted is that the historical story is also the reason why the cave is called Vai Gioi. Legend has it that in the past, this was a place for people to perform sacrifices related to sacrifices such as setting the altar to pray for rain, praying for a good harvest,… So the name of the Role Born, Vai means praying and Gioi means God.
Legend has it that in the past when King Dinh Tien Hoang was poisoned, all the Divine Medicine wholeheartedly cured but could not find any remedy that could be immediately notified to the entire hundred people, who could find the antidote to detox Saving the King will be rewarded.
At this time, in the capital of Hoa Lu, there were three sisters in their dream to see a cave in Thung Nham with precious water that can detoxify the King. Immediately after waking up, the three girls went to the cave to get the King's rescued water, but unfortunately, when it came to this cave, the three girls were caught by the tiger.
To commemorate the three girls, the people here built a grave and named it Ba Co cave to honor
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In general, the weather here is quite pleasant and suitable all year around to admire the scenery of each flock of birds flying to the nest.
Flock of birds flying to the nest
In the spring and winter, when the main weather in the North of Vietnam is a cold atmosphere with erratic drizzles, the vision may be limited a little but you will admire the landscape of everything. with strong vitality. The birds flocked to the nests.
In the summer and fall, when the sun clearly shows the horizon, everything is not covered by the fog, this is the time for you to clearly see the beauty of the seemingly endless rivers. or birds far away in the deep blue sky.
During the day, about 5:00 to 18:00 is the time when the birds go to feed. Therefore, you should arrange a suitable schedule so you can visit the Bird's Nest to not miss such beautiful moments.
Ticket price for Thung Nham bird garden is 100.000 VND/person. You can rent a boat to go to a bird's garden: 20.000 VND/person, and 20.000 VND to Bim cave.
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The famous dish of Ninh Binh
Mountain snails are a famous specialty in Ninh Binh because of their natural sweetness and richness due to snail eating grass and some precious medicines. Therefore, mountain snails are processed into many different dishes such as grilled, fried tamarind or stir-fried garlic, ... but the most popular is still boiled mountain snail.
After snapping the snails, they were washed and boiled with lemongrass. Just as simple as that but this rustic delicacy attracts many people. Diners can eat not to feel the natural sweetness of snails or dots with lemon chili sauce.
Rice is one of the most famous culinary specialties of Ninh Binh. The area for developing this type of cuisine is mainly along National Highway 1, Ninh Binh city and tourist areas.
Ninh Binh burnt rice differs from other regions from the way of frying to the accompanying sauce. Delicious burnt rice has a light yellow color, evenly and brittle but still flexible, fleshy, fat but not bored.
Specialties of Ninh Binh
Crabs are roasted with lilies, a popular dish in Ninh Binh, bearing the country flavor that tourists should try when visiting the ancient capital. The crabs are made to be carefully done, the leaves are washed clean and then the two main ingredients are roasted together according to a certain recipe.
This dish gives many unexpected feelings. It is the crunchy taste of copper crab combined with the characteristic aroma of the guise leaf. This dish is best when combined with hot rice.
Roasted crab with lilies
Ninh Binh mountain goat is the common name of the culinary specialties made from goat meat living in limestone mountains of Ninh Binh. The dishes are varied from goat hot pot, fried goat to grilled goat and stewed goat.
Ninh Binh mountain goat meat is characterized by firmness, low fat and aromatic taste. It is listed in "Top 50 Vietnamese specialties" established by Vietnam Record Center on August 7, 2012.
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