One day floating on a boat, watching birds in Thung Nham


You can look at the cave discovery lights, see many precious birds at close range.

Thung Nham is a location located in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, about 12 km from Ninh Binh city center. This place is located in Trang An ecological landscapes complex and not far from Tam Coc - Bich Dong route so visitors can easily go to Thung Nham from the above locations.

One day floating on a boat, watching birds in Thung Nham
Photo by Thao 12031993
Entering the main gate, you buy tickets for 100,000 VND for adults; 50,000 VND for children from 0.8 m to 1.3 m high; Children under 0.8 m are free (entrance tickets do not include ferry tickets). After that, you can walk, rent a boat or bike to visit places.

But cave is ranked as one of the beautiful natural water cave of Vietnam. With entrance tickets of VND 20,000 per turn, visitors will be able to take a boat along the length of nearly 500 meters of the cave, holding their own flashlight to illuminate each stone cavity, stalactite. The cave attracts visitors by a floating block of jellystone shaped like mulch and natural stalactites with many sparkling glowing shapes. Flashlight is equipped by the driver.

According to the location map printed on the entrance ticket, visitors will visit But cave, Tien Ca cave, Thuy Cung cave, bird garden in Thung Nham, multi-tree "move", fruit garden, Ba Co cave and Streblus asper thousands of years, the Vai Gioi cave.

Depending on the time fund, visitors can choose to visit a few locations. The But Cave, bird garden, banyan tree "move", Vai Gioi cave are the most recommended stops.

Bird garden is a place that cannot be stopped until visiting the Nham Valley. At the end of the day, around 17-18h, the flock of birds flew to the nest to gather a valley full of wild landscapes. Here, you can rent bicycles, walk, or most advantageous boat trip to see birds for 30,000 VND per person.

Thung Nham, which has dozens of tons of fish, is a food source of about 50,000 individuals from 46 bird species such as stork, cauldron, scallop, le le, teal, fire, stone flute ... In which there are two species of birds The rare specialties in the red book are the constant and phoenix.

Four terrestrial caves here are Tien Ca, Thuy Cung, Ba Co, and Van Gioi caves with stalactites and many strange shapes and history associated with interesting stories.

Thung Nham Ecotourism Zone has many natural and artificial landscape items, has accommodation, restaurants, play areas, team building activities ... suitable for couples, groups, families, collectives of agencies and schools. Many retail customers often travel during the day and prepare their own food to save time and costs. Because you have to travel by boat and walk a lot, be aware of carrying lightweight furniture.

During the time when famous places like Tam Coc - Bich Dong, Trang An - Bai Dinh were not in the beautiful season and too crowded, you can go to the Nham Valley as a suitable alternative.

Do not forget to choose dishes prepared from mountain goats for meals of the day. This is one of the specialties not to be missed when coming to Ninh Binh.

From Hanoi to Ninh Binh, tourists travel by private car, bus or train. From the bus station and the train station, visitors can take a taxi to Thung Nham straight for about 130,000 - 150,000 VND per trip. To be most active, you should rent a motorbike for about 150,000 VND, one day time.