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Tam Diep

Tam Diep – Ninh Binh is a city rich in tourism potential with a diversity of many unique types of tourism. This place attracts millions of tourists to visit, experience and relax every year. Please accompany Origin Vietnam to learn about this land!

IMG Dong Thai Lake Tam Diep

1. Where is Tam Diep?

Tam Diep is located in the southwest of Ninh Binh province, about 14 km southwest of Ninh Binh city center. This place is about 105 km south of the center of Hanoi capital and 135 km from Noi Bai International Airport – Hanoi. Tam Diep has the following geographical location:

  • The East borders Yen Mo district, Ninh Binh province.
  • The West borders Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province and Thach Thanh district, Thanh Hoa province.
  • The South borders Bim Son town and Ha Trung district in Thanh Hoa province.
  • The North borders Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province.

2. How is Tam Diep Unique?

Tam Diep is an ancient place, with traces of prehistoric people discovered in the wild and majestic Tam Diep mountain range. This place has many archaeological sites and is also a land with many historical attractions.

In addition, Tam Diep is also a precious pearl of Vietnam and is one of the most attractive destination in Ninh Binh, containing wonderful natural beauty and unique cultural heritage. Coming here, visitors are immersed in the scenery of rolling mountains, vast lakes, fresh air and ripe golden pineapple hills stretching across the entire land.

In particular, visitors to Tam Diep in January can also participate in extremely unique festivals. The festival not only attracts those who love Buddhist culture, but also attracts tourists who are passionate about experiencing Vietnamese religious culture. Furthermore, visitors can also participate in singing and dancing activities and traditional folk games.

IMG Tam Diep 1

3. When is the best time to travel to Tam Diep?

Tam Diep, Ninh Binh province in Northern Vietnam, is located in a humid subtropical climate zone divided into 4 distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter. According to travel experience, visitors can come to Tam Diep any season of the year, each season brings its own beauty.

However, there are two best times to travel to Tam Diep: early spring and summer. The weather at this time is cool and pleasant and there are many special festivals being held here.

3.1. Travel to Tam Diep in early spring

In the early days of the year, after the Lunar New Year from January to March, the warm spring weather is also the best time for tourists who love Buddhist culture to travel to Tam Diep. .

In particular, this is also the peak festival tourism season, so visitors come here in large numbers and participate in unique festivals: Dau temple festival, Quan Chao temple festival.

3.2. Travel to Tam Diep in the summer

Summer is from April to June, this is the time many tourists choose to come to Tam Diep. This season is suitable for experiences, outdoor activities, picnics, watching golden rice fields and taking super beautiful photos on the vast pineapple hill.

The weather this season is rainy, so tourists should pay attention to the weather before traveling to avoid rain and storms, affecting travel and experience and discovery activities.

4. How to get to Tam Diep?

Tourists depart from Hanoi to the center of Ninh Binh province by means of transportation: motorbikes, cars, buses, and trains. After that, visitors can go from Ninh Binh city to Tam Diep by means of:

4.1. Travel by bus

Bus is a public means of transportation to Tam Diep that many tourists choose. Tourists from Ninh Binh city take bus number 03 Ninh Binh – Tam Diep to arrive.

4.2. Travel by motorbike/taxi

Tourists from far away traveling to Ninh Binh by bus or train can use the self-driving motorbike rental service to move freely or rent a taxi. Some reputable motorbike rental shops for tourists to refer to: Duc Anh, Duc Thang, Viet Dung… Tourists move from Ninh Binh city to Tam Diep in the following ways:

From Ninh Binh city, go straight on National Highway 1A to the South, about 15km to the attractions in Tam Diep.

5. Explore the travel beauties of Tam Diep

Let’s join Origin Vietnam in listing the following famous attractions that tourists should not miss in Tam Diep!

5.1. Dau Temple

IMG Dau Temple Tam Diep

It is located on a high land, surrounding the temple are wild and majestic mountains. Dau Temple’s literal name is Tang Da Linh Tu with the meaning of Sacred Lady Dau Temple, built in 1580 to worship Princess Lieu Hanh. In addition, Dau Temple also worships Saint Tran Hung Dao and his aunts and uncles.

Dau Temple has a bi-shaped architecture and a mallet-shaped harem that is very popular in ancient Vietnamese temples. Visiting the temple, visitors will have the opportunity to admire the sophisticated sculpture art with a revolving door system, stone thresholds carved with chrysanthemums and dragons, and a temple roof decorated with unique Bodhi leaf patterns.

Dau Temple Festival on January 15 of the lunar calendar, attracts a large number of tourists to attend. Since the beginning of January, many tourists have flocked to the temple to burn incense and respectfully offer prayers to pray for a peaceful and happy new year. This is also an opportunity for visitors to learn about culture, beliefs and participate in traditional Vietnamese games.

5.2. Quan Chao Temple

IMG Quan Chao Temple Tam Diep

Quan Chao Temple, also known as Chuc Son Tien Tu or Porridge Mountain Fairy Temple, is a place to worship Princess Lieu Hanh – one of the four immortals of the Vietnamese pantheon. When visiting the temple, visitors will see that the temple is surrounded by flower walls and ancient trees that always cast shade on the temple grounds. The temple is built in the shape of a second letter and a harem shaped like a mallet. In front of the temple yard is a unique and eye-catching view of Ngu Hanh Son mountain.

Quan Chao Temple Festival will be held on January 15 every year with other worship rituals such as: worshiping shadows, worshiping incense sticks and presenting dong to pray for blessings, fortune and peace, held solemnly and specially. sharp. In addition to the ceremony, there is also a festival with folk dance performances and traditional games.

5.3. Tam Diep pineapple hill

IMG Tam Diep

Tam Diep pineapple hill is one of the largest pineapple growing areas in Northern Vietnam. This place has large space, fresh air and airy, cool scenery. At pineapple hill, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy the freshest pineapples and pineapples are considered a local specialty.

Surrounding the pineapple hill are majestic mountains, creating a peaceful place, any visitor who comes here will feel relaxed. June is the time when pineapples ripen and turn yellow, creating a beautiful scene for tourists to freely take photos. This is the ideal place to get away from the bustling city life and enjoy pure nature.

6. Enjoy specialties in Tam Diep

Tam Diep is not only famous for its beautiful landscapes but also has an extremely rich traditional cuisine. Join us to learn about the specialty dishes here!

6.1. Mountain snail

Mountain snail, also known as stone snail, is a famous specialty dish in Ninh Binh. When eaten, snail meat has a herbal taste because this type of snail often eats forest leaves and medicinal plant leaves, creating a unique flavor.

Mountain snails are prepared by boiling, steaming or stir-frying with fresh bamboo shoots, tamarind, lemongrass and chili and dipped in sweet and sour fish sauce. Snails have a delicious taste and many health benefits. Therefore, mountain snails are an extremely interesting specialty for tourists to taste and buy as gifts.

6.2. Eel vermicelli

Eel vermicelli has long become a famous specialty of Ninh Binh. The special feature of Ninh Binh eel vermicelli dish is that it is made from arrowroot vermicelli and fresh eel. The broth is carefully stewed from eel bones and tibia bones for many hours, creating a sweet taste.

When eating, you will clearly see the sweet, chewy, naturally fatty, not at all fishy taste of eel and is often eaten with herbs, chopped banana flowers and a little spice of lemon and chili, both delicious and strange. This will definitely be a dish that every visitor to Ninh Binh will love.

6.3. Fish salad

Specialty Fish salad is considered one of the most delicious local specialties. After being cleaned, the fish is marinated with spices such as ginger, lemongrass, and dried onions. Fish salad served with raw vegetables such as sour star fruit, figs, chili, herbs and sweet and sour dipping sauce.

When eating fish, the sweet taste is mixed with the sour taste of vinegar, the spicy taste of ginger and the fleshy taste of roasted sticky rice mixed with the slightly astringent taste of vegetables, making the dish unique and leaving an impression on visitors. guest.

6.4. Mountain goat meat

Goats in Ninh Binh are raised naturally on the mountain slopes so the meat is very firm, moderately soft, not too tough and has a characteristic aroma. What creates the special flavor of Ninh Binh mountain goat dishes is the traditional spices of the people here.

There are many dishes made from goat meat for visitors to enjoy such as: rare goat with lemon, stir-fried goat, grilled goat, grilled goat, scorched rice with goat sauce, goat cooked with plum wine, steamed goat, stewed goat, hot pot. goat… Visitors can eat it with raw vegetables and ginger soy sauce to enhance the flavor and sweetness of mountain goat meat.

6.5. Dong Giao Pineapple

Dong Giao pineapple is one of the famous agricultural products of Tam Diep and is in the Top 50 most famous specialty fruits in Vietnam. Pineapple is quite large, when ripe, it has an eye-catching yellow color and is succulent, so when eaten, it is extremely refreshing and cooling. When coming to this land, don’t forget to buy pineapples as gifts for friends and relatives to enjoy.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Tam Diep

7.1. Hotels and motels in Tam Diep

For convenience for long trips in Tam Diep. We have compiled the most prestigious and quality hotels and motels for visitors to refer to:

  • Green Hotel. Address: Bac Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Thuan Hien Hotel. Address: Trung Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Luan Vu Hotel. Address: Bac Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Minh Thanh Hotel. Address: Quang Trung, Nam Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Phuong Nam Hotel. Address: 821 Quang Trung, Tay Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Thien Ha Galaxy Hotel. Address: Quang Son, Tay Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Thuy Van Hotel. Address: Bac Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Hoa Dao Guesthouse. Address: Trung Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Hoa Hong Guesthouse. Address: Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Thanh Huong Guest House. Address: 205 Quang Trung, Trung Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Thuy Duong Guest House. Address: 104 Quyet Thang, Trung Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Son Thuy Guest House. Address: Quang Trung, Nam Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
  • Golden Mountain Motel. Address: Trung Son, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh

7.2. Beautiful bungalow in Tam Diep

For tourists who love closeness and rusticity, choosing a bungalow is the most suitable. Bungalows have beautiful views, quality and amenities that visitors can refer to:

  • Dong Giao Bungalows. Address: Group 22 Nui Vang, Trung Son ward, Tam Diep, Ninh Binh
IMG Quen Tho Tam Diep

8. Some notes when traveling to Tam Diep

To have the most complete, economical and wonderful trip to Tam Diep – Ninh Binh, visitors should note some useful travel experiences below:

  • You should book hotels, motels, and homestays at least 2 weeks before your trip to have many options and avoid running out of rooms.
  • This place has many outdoor tourist attractions, so visitors need to prepare enough hats, sunscreen and other personal belongings to protect themselves.
  • Monitor the weather forecast before traveling to choose sunny days that are favorable for activities or travel.
  • Bring all your identification documents for convenience when checking in on the plane, checking in at the hotel, or renting a car.
  • When visiting sacred places, visitors should dress modestly to show respect, comply with regulations and not make noise that affects other visitors.
  • During tourism, you should pay attention to protecting public property and not littering tourist attractions.
  • At each attraction, visitors should buy specialties to bring back for relatives and friends to enjoy.

With natural beauty, airy and cool space along with sacred temples worshiping Mother Goddesses, Tam Diep is a destination that makes a strong impression in the eyes of tourists. If you are planning to travel to Tam Diep, please contact our team immediately. We are Origin Vietnam – the leading tour operator in Vietnam. With a team of enthusiastic and experienced consultants. We look forward to accompanying you soon and helping you have a Ninh Binh tour private to explore Tam Diep to the fullest.

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