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Lost in the kingdom of birds Thung Nham - Ninh Binh tour

Posted By : Threeland Travel / Ninh Binh -Travel Tips

Referring to Ninh Binh tour, people often remember tours such as CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK ADVENTURE, A DAY TO HOA LU AND TAM COC, DAY TOUR TO HOA LU AND TRANG AN….However, today Threeland Travel will introduce gives you a tourist destination that rarely appears in Ninh Binh tours. Located in Thung Nham eco-tourism area famous for many rare bird species, look no further than Thung Nham bird garden..

This is a rare nature reserve that almost preserves the pristine, wild beauty, tropical forests, immense rivers, where birds roost. Thung Nham is considered the largest natural bird garden in the North of Vietnam with dozens of rare bird species. Follow Threeland Travel to discover the kingdom of Thung Nham birds below!


1. Thung Nham Garden - Ninh Binh Tour

Thung Nham Bird Garden in Ninh Binh is known by many people as Thung Chim. This is a destination in Ninh Binh ecotourism in Ninh Hai commune, Hoa Lu district, located in the complex of Trang An Ninh Binh scenic spots. It is also one of 16 names not to be missed in the Ninh Binh tour, giving visitors many impressions and unique nature photos.

Thung Nham Bird Park with a large area of ​​up to 334.2 hectares. Thung Nham is designed according to an integrated ecological architecture, including many tourism activities such as fishing tourism, garden tourism, visiting flooded forests, primeval forests, caves, wild bird gardens. and mountain climbing.

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2. Where is Thung Nham Bird Park in Ninh Binh?

Thung Nham ecotourism area or Thung Nham bird garden (Thung Nham Bird Park) is located in Thon Hai Nham commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province. Thung Nham is about 15 km from Trang An Ecological Park.

3. Notes when visiting Thung Nham bird garden

3.1 When is the ideal time to go to Thung Nham Bird Park?

Thung Nham Bird Park is a famous place with airy natural landscape on Ninh Binh tourist map, each season here has its own beauty, so the foot fan club can come to this coordinate at any time in a year. However, if you want to fully enjoy the beauty of the birds, then autumn is the ideal time. Because at this time, the weather starts to get cold, the birds will start to find food or find a place to winter earlier. This time should not be missed during the Ninh Binh tour 2 days and 1 night.

In particular, according to the followers, there are two times of the day for visitors to admire thousands of birds flying sideways, fluttering in the sky. It is early in the morning when leaving the nest to look for food and at dusk the whole flock of birds flies back to the nest.


Opening hours of Thung Nham bird garden are as follows:

- Opening hours: from 7:00 to 18:00.

- Closing time: from 7:30 to 17:30.

3.2 Ticket price to visit Thung Nham bird

To enter Thung Nham bird garden, visitors need to buy entrance tickets. Ticket prices are as follows:

- Children and adults with height over 1m: 30,000VND/ticket.

- Children under 1m in height: free of charge

If you choose the Ninh Binh package tour, the ticket price is already included in the tour.

4. What is interesting about the Thung Nham bird park?

4.1 Touching the largest natural bird garden in the North

Thung Nham Bird Park Conservation Area is located in the middle of the green Fairy Lake, with an area of ​​​​about 18 hectares. The lake here is very poetic, always blue in 4 seasons, visitors can take a walk and enjoy the scenery around the lake.


You can be surprised to see many species of birds such as stork, cauldron, le le, fire warbler, teal, especially two rare species listed in the red book: Hang Hac, and Hong Hoang. (Earth Phoenix). In particular, Hong Hoang is the mascot in the quartet of spirits including Long - Ly - Quy - Phuong in Asian culture. This is a bird that often symbolizes nobility and virtue, has the power to revive, as well as brings good points to the country.

All thanks to the right measures to protect nature, prohibiting bad activities affecting the living environment, as well as the migratory behavior of that Thung Nham bird garden.

There are 2 ways to visit Thung Nham bird garden, that is rowing along Tien Lake to enter the semi-submerged area, which is usually available on the Ninh Binh 2 day tour, or wandering through the lake. The forest road is 2km long. Each option offers visitors a unique experience.

4.2 Places visitors can visit near Thung Nham bird park conservation area

In addition to learning and watching the rare birds spreading their wings and soaring in the sky, visitors can also immerse themselves in nature and forget all their worries with the following suggestions:


Vai Gioi Cave

Vai Gioi Cave is located high on the cliff. So to get to the cave you need to climb more than 400 stone steps. The cave has a width of about 5000m2 with 3 floors. Inside are shimmering and mysterious stalactites like "Earth, Hell and Heaven". People here say that in the past, this was the place to set up an altar to heaven to pray for favorable rain and good harvest. A place not to be missed on the Ninh Binh tour.


But cave - natural masterpiece of bird garden

But cave is a wonderful natural rock cave, which is made up of stalactites and stalactites that look like the sitting Buddha, very beautiful. Perhaps that's why people call it this cave.

The area of ​​the cave is 500m long and 30m high. There is no lighting system in the cave, so remember to prepare a flashlight when exploring. You will experience the feeling of shining a flashlight to admire the beautiful sparkling stalactites in Ninh Binh tour.


The banyan tree moves

The banyan tree in Thung Nham bird garden tourist area is more than 1000 years old, researched by scientists, it has moved 3 times around the ancient temple.

Ba Co Cave

When choosing the Ninh Binh package tour, the guide will tell you about the legend of Ba Co Cave. According to an old legend, when King Dinh Tien Hoang was poisoned, the medical gods could not be cured. At that time, there were three girls in Hoa Lu who dreamed of seeing a magical water that detoxifies. Immediately went to Thung Nham to fetch water to save the king. However, three people were caught by the tiger. People remember the merits of the three women, so they build a grave and call it Ba Co cave.

Valleys love


Formed by a harmonious combination of trees, flowers, natural scenery, colorful forest orchids and birdsong... All create a romantic love song called Valley of Love. With each specific season, Thung Nham tourist area grows typical flowers to serve the photography needs of visitors: Golden mustard, buckwheat, Hoa mi chrysanthemum …

Some tourist activities in Thung Nham Ninh Binh Tour

5.1 Rowing

The Thung Nham Ninh Binh tour without boating is a pity. Saluting the boat is one of the ways for you to admire the whole beauty of Thung Nham and enjoy the peace and tranquility, listen to the murmur of the water and your soul is immersed in nature.


5.2 Camping and organizing outdoor activities

In Thung Nham, there are many vacant lots with green grass, spacious, very suitable for you to organize camping activities, teambuilding, ... to immerse yourself in the cool, fresh and fun atmosphere with friends, enjoy relaxing moments.

5.3 Fishing

Fishing is a game that needs perseverance and helps you enjoy peaceful, settled moments in Thung Nham. While fishing, you can feel the peace and simplicity.


Isn't it interesting to be able to escape the suffocating atmosphere of the city, immerse yourself in the wild nature, watch the birds fluttering in the green forest and observe strange birds chirping? What are you waiting for without booking yourself a Ninh Binh tour to travel to Thung Nham bird garden and feel?