Quang Binh tourism is the interesting journey with the wind and sunny, where there are many famous attractions such as Paradise cave, Phong Nha cave …Specially Quang Binh is famous for the white sand beaches along the coast. By travelling Quang Binh acttractions practically and being a local person, I share with you some experiences to help you take a trip in Quang Binh.This article contains the best information about all tourist guides in Quang Binh (the objective assessment of the accommodation establishments such as motels, hotels, homestays or resorts as well as restaurant or tourist services in Quang Binh). I think you should save the information to use when there are 3G phones, Wifi or simply running out of power.
1, When should tourists travel Quang Binh is the best time ?
Quang Binh tourism as well as other places in the central of Viet Nam, which has two seasons of rain and sun. If you want to make sure your trip is not affected, follow the weather forecast regularly before booking air tickets, train tickets. Then you should visit Quang Binh to travel around 20/3 – 30/9. Especially, tourists can swim on the beach in Dong Hoi between late April to mid-May
The most beautiful place of Nhat Le beach opposite to the Union hotel (Cong Doan) on Truong Phap street.
2, How to get Quang Binh ?
By Plane (Airlines, Jetstar, Vietjet Air)
From Ha Noi city:
In February of 2016, VIETNAM AIRLINES started to use the Airbus A321 with more space (168 seats) operates on: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. And ATR72 (68 seats) for the remaining days of the week with a total of 7 flights / a week.
From 2015, JETSTAR has opened routes from Hanoi to Dong Hoi and back with ticket prices ranging from 1,250,000 to 2,500,000 VND /a ticket, depending on sooner or later you book. But at this stage flight, the frequency is not much, so you have to pay special attention to check directly on its website.
From Ho Chi Minh city:
In early 2015, there are two companies: Vietjet Air (flight from 29/04/2015) and Jetstar opening routes from Ho Chi Minh City to Dong Hoi about 1h30 minutes flight time. You want to buy tickets, you should book directly on its website or jetstar.com or vietnamairlines.com vietjetair.com
Vietjet Air: Economy Class tickets average about 399,000 VND and about 2,790,000 VND Business Class. The fly flighting to Dong Hoi is rarely delayed.
Jetstar: The price is from 730,000 VND to 1,470,000 VND. It is higher than the Vietjet’s price and specially the Vietjet is delayed more.
Vietnam Airlines: The price is from 600.000 VND to 1.150.000 VND. If you book late, The price maybe to 1.900.000 VND
If you want to get to Quang Binh from nearby provinces such as Hue, Da Nang…There are two means following:
Travelling by train is the tourist’s favorite mean. Because this mean is useful, safeful and convenient. But the train often comes late but also within acceptable levels.
Approximately 522km from Hanoi to stay on board for more than 10 hours is to Dong Hoi. The sleeper’s fares is about 505,000 VND and soft sitting tickets around 309,000 VND, from Thanh Hoa If you want to Quang Binh and Vinh also can use this following ship.
From Hue (about 160km) it takes you 3 hours to Dong Hoi. And from Da nang (about 270km) it takes you 6 hours to get to Dong Hoi.
Applying for the peak season From Ho Chi Minh city, the air tickets to Dong Hoi are usually very high and cheap tickets are sold quickly. So the best advice to save time and costs, you should go by plane to Vinh or to Da Nang, Hue and then go by train as above. In case you’re lucky enough to get cheap tickets, flying straight to Dong Hoi by Airport is still better.
To reaching Quang Binh by road, we recommend using the car running on 1A highway. You should use the car, having good services . The good bus needs the driver, assistant driver, conductor, ticket seller at the point trained professionally. Below is some good busses I want to recommend you.
- Hung Long, Hung Thanh, Dung Hong, Camel (Ha Noi – Quang Binh)
- Trung Tinh, Hai Ha, Thanh Phat (Da Nang – Quang Binh)
- Hanh Luyen, Son Thu ( Hue – Quang Binh)
3, What is the best Vietmese foods to eat in Quang Binh?
I want to share to you some interisting experiences in Quang Binh cuisine, you should not to be missed when you travel to Quang Binh.
a, Shrimp and Pork Clear Dumplings (Bánh bột lọc) is one of the best Vietnamese foods in this province. It came from Hue city. However, it becomes more popular now.
To sum up, there still have many other amazing dishes in Quảng Bình province. However, in my opinion, all dishes we listed above are the best Vietnamese dishes in this place. Make sure you already take note them before decide to visit my lovely hometown. Have a happy vacation with friends and family.
* Tu Quy restaurant , 17 Co tam street, Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
* Me Xuan , Le Thanh Dong street, Hai Thanh, Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
* Huong Hoai, 01 Le Thanh Dong street, Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
b, Soup Porridge (Cháo canh)
If ” Pho” cannot be missed when you visit Ha Noi, then you cannot miss Soup Porridge (Cháo canh) when visiting Quảng Bình province.
This dish is the most favourite breakfast for the local people. Soup Porridge is not presented everywhere but only trusted restaurants rated by sophisticated food lovers.
* Son Thu restaurant, Phan Boi Chau street, Dong Hoi, Quang Binh
* Suong Hong restaurant, Nguyen Huu Canh street, Dong Hoi, Quang Binh.
c, Soft Sweet Potatoes (Khoai Dẻo)
Another my favourite food in this place is Soft Sweet Potatoes (Khoai Dẻo). They are made from the Red Sweet Potatoes in Quảng Bình Province.
After boiling, people here dry it under the sun for 10 to 12 times, the flexibility of the potatoes is resulted from the number of dry times. Local people here also called it “Sâm đất” due to its shapes.
* At Dong Hoi market, you can find them.
d,Vietnamese Crepes Quang Hoa (Bánh Xèo Quảng Hòa)
we have to say about Vietnamese Crepes Quang Hoa (Bánh Xèo Quảng Hòa). The crepe is made from red rice (raw rice or gạo lức) and quite simple to cook but need to have all its side dishes: snakehead fish, musa balbisiana (a type of wild bananas), vegetables, dry pancake and fish sauce. The vegetables must have bean sprouts and sesame.
The dish is best served when it is just cooked so do not order too many at once, you can ask for more later to fully enjoy the dish. and see how it is one of our Best Vietnamese Food.
* Cho Ga – Nam Ly market (the local market) near the train station, this food is very cheap and delicious
4, Where to live the best in Quang Binh ?
The System of Quang Binh hotels are introduced in the below table, sorted by hotel standards. You can make your reservation is easy and fast. To ensure the room was set for at least 15 days prior to travel when your Quang Binh. 3-star hotels and above all serve free breakfast then, in addition to room rates are inclusive of taxes and service charge of about 5 -10%.
In Quang Binh there are a lot of hotels so I just would like to post some standard hotel is alright and more people choose when to Quang Binh.
5, The best Tours for travellers to explore Quang Binh
Depending on your time in Quang Binh. I show you some the tours r from 1 to 4 days in Quang Binh followed:
Quang Binh 1 day tour (From 08h00 am to 05h00 pm each day)
Paradise cave – Phong Nha cave
Paradise cave – Dark cave – Chay river
Phong Nha – Mooc spring
Phong Nha cave
If you want to have experiences of the adventure tours you can take part in:
Quang Binh 2 Days 1 Night
Quang Binh 3 Days 2 nights
Quang Binh Tour 3 days 4 nights