Thung Nham bird park - an ideal place to unwind for your holiday!

If you want to find a good place for a stroll and unwind, Thung Nham bird park in Ninh Binh can be on the list of places to go. The area is home to many birds and gives visitors peaceful moments all year round. Let’s check for detailed information to prepare the tour for the next trip to this tourist site. 

1. The meaning of Thung Nham bird park

The meaning of Thung Nham bird park
The meaning of Thung Nham bird park

Thung Nham bird park is in Hai Nham hamlet, Ninh Hai commune, in Tam Coc, Ninh Binh. Most locals would like to share with you the name of this peaceful destination. It originates from its topographic features, Thung means valley, and Nham means rocky mountains. From this name, you can understand something about the place you will come to visit.

2. Best time to visit

Thung Nham bird park is open for four seasons in Vietnam, each season has a different climate, and you can visit the site. But autumn must be the best time for you to visit, because you can have a chance to not only see a lot of birds outside for food but also to enjoy the “sea of flowers” with roses, golden chrysanthemums, daisies, sunflowers, triangles, etc. These days, the sun is not too hot or cold, so visitors can feel relaxed. 
Thung Nham bird park best time to visit
Best time to visit Thung Nham bird park

3. How to get to Thung Nham Garden?

From Hanoi center to Thung Nham, it is about 110 km. This is not long-distance at all, and a visitor can get to the park easily, by choosing one of these vehicles. 
  • Motorbike: drive along National Highway 1A, pass through Vom Bridge, Tam Coc Bich Dong, and go straight to Thung Nham bird park.
  • Hanoi limousine transfer: there are many brands to choose from, and the price can range flexibly.
  • Train: 3 trains from Hanoi to Ninh Binh at 9 am, 7:30 pm, and 8:10 pm. The ticket fare is $7. Then you have to get in a taxi/ get on a bus to get to Thung Nham Park.
  • Bus: a lot of buses depart from Hanoi to Ninh Binh from My Dinh station, the fee is quite cheap, about $4.5.
  • Coach: This coach takes you to Ninh Binh with a fare of $4, and you have to get on a bus to get to Thung Nham with $2 more. 
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4. What to do in Thung Nham bird park?

The area is up to 334.2 hectares with a lot of types of integrated ecotourism. People can come to see the life of 40.000 birds of 46 species, take photos of the sea of eye-catching flowers and discover caves. They can even check in at amazing places, enjoy cuisines, and unwind after hard work. 
Things you can note in your list to experience in Thung Nham:
  • Visit Thung Nham bird garden of 18 hectares, home to thousands of birds such as teals, fire warblers, storks, cauldrons, great hornbills, etc.
  • Enjoy the beauty of the valley of love, the sea of flowers up to 800m2 with canola, buckwheat, cosmos, daisies, roses, sunflowers, and so on.
  • Discover Thung Nham orchards up to 80.000m2, where visitors can enjoy fresh fruit including mango, star fruit, guava, litchi, and apple. 
  • Taking photos with thousand-year Doui to have unique pictures with friends.
  • Visit Van Gioi cave, the largest cave in the park, and conquer 439 stone steps to get the best view of this fairy-tale place.
  • Adventure the mystery of But Cave, the most pristine with countless stalactites of millions of years old. 
  • Check in at Tien Ca cave, and take many photos with the magical fairy world inside.
  • Enjoy the Thung Nham cruise, including yummy food such as chicken, goat meat, steamed fish, mallard duck, grilled fish, etc. 

5. Where to stay in Thung Nham, Ninh Binh?

Because Thung Nham bird park is near many tourist destinations, visitors have no difficulties finding a homestay/hostel to relax. Here are some places you can check to book accommodation in advance. 
Name of the accomodation Address Type of rooms
Liberty Hall Tam Coc Hotel & Villa Group 1, Van Lam, Hoa Lu  Suite Mountain View
Family Suite
Executive Double
Deluxe Family Triple
Nan House Ninh Binh No.4 , Van Lam, Ninh Hai, Tam Coc, Hoa Lu Deluxe Double or Twin room
Standard Double or Twin room
Family / (Triple) Room
Tam Coc Garden Resort  Hai Nham, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu Full Moon Villa
Onsen Panoramic Valley Chamber
Sunset Valley Bungalow
Mountain Verandah Chamber
Premium Tonkin Garden Bungalow
Deluxe Tonkin Garden Bungalow
An's Eco Garden Resort Ninh Nhat, Ninh Binh Deluxe garden view double
Bungalow lake view double & twin
Family connecting room 
Deluxe family garden view
Deluxe garden view triple 
Bungalow lake view triple 
Superior garden view double 
Aravinda Resort Ninh Binh Hai Nham, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu Lotus Lake Classic Double or Twin Room
Countryside Deluxe Double or Twin Room
Valley Field Executive Double or Twin Room
Aravinda Suite Villa
Thung Nham resort Thung Nham, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu Family Suite
Superior King Suite
Deluxe Suite
Deluxe Family Suite
Superior Suite
Tips for local people
Do not forget to check carefully for the following tips to get a wonderful tour!
  • Wear comfortable clothes with a T-shirt, jeans, and shoes.
  • Bring sunglasses and sunscreen in case it is hot.
  • Do not miss insect spray to protect your skin.
  • Water bottles are in need because you have to walk along the way.
  • Change for buying little things and souvenirs.
  • A good camera in full charge to have a lot of nice photos.
  • Check for a trusty shop to rent a bike in the bird park because you can not ride your motorbike in.
  • Make sure to check for the weather to enjoy the tour on dry days.
  • Book the tour and ticket in advance to save money and have a safe and detailed itinerary. 
Goviettrip hope that with our information, you can enjoy the best holiday in Thung Nham bird park someday! Please comment for any help, and you can receive the best advice! 
author hoan
My name is Hoan and I come from Hanoi, with more than 10 years working in the tourism industry (both as a tour guide then tour operator). I am very proud to say that I can give you the best advice for your trip to beautiful Vietnam.

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