Thai Binh is a plain province with flat terrain, a diversity of rivers, lakes and ponds, cool climate, convenient transportation. There are also many villages with many valuable items of traditional crafts; many historical monuments and cultural festivals, games, unique and attractive folk dances. These are favorable conditions for economic and tourist development.
The title of the "homeland of 5 tons" (first province in the whole country reached productivity of rice 5 tons/ha in 1966) makes visitors mistake that Thai Binh has only vast rice fields, but if you learn carefully, this land also owns the beautiful beaches.
By public transportYou can buy tickets of Hanoi - Thai Binh route at My Dinh bus station or book the ticket of high quality brands such as Than Hue, Hoang Ha, Ngan Son ... Note that you should book the return ticket.
By private vehiclesHanoi is about 110km from Thai Binh, this distance is just long enough for a backpack trip in a day or a short journey if you want to visit the neighboring provinces.
+ There are two ways to move from Hanoi – Thai Binh:- Ha Noi - Dong Van National Highway 1, turn left to Yen Lenh bridge near Dong Van, then drive along QL39 Hung Yen passing Trieu Duong bridge to reach Thai Binh.
- Hanoi - National Highway 1, turn left to Highway 21 in Phu Ly, then turn left after crossing Highway 10 overpass, Tan De Bridge to the Pacific; after that, you cross Tan De bridge to reach Thai Binh.
Remember to bring all vehicle’s legal documents, driving license and obey road safety legislation. Wear gloves, masks and sunglasses. You should also install the Google map application for your mobile phone in order to find the way easily.
Best time to travel to Thai BinhThai Binh has two highlights of blue sea and vast rice fields, you can come here in any time in the year. However, if you want to enjoy yourself in one of 82 large and small festivals here, you need to find out the time of festival to have a specific schedule.
AccommodationThe room rate of guesthouses, hotels in the Pacific fluctuates from 150,000 - 350,000 VND / room and the rooms are always available. But to make sure, you should call in advance for booking.
The center streets in Thai Binh are Trung Trac, Vinh Tra, Le Lai, ... The names of the hotels that you should remember are Thai Binh, An Thai, Hong Ha, Cong Doan (Union) guest house.
Dong Chau beach resortDong Chau beach, Dong Minh Commune, Tien Hai District, is 30 km from Thai Binh City toward Highway 39B. The beach is 5 km long with many wild features. It is interesting that, from Dong Chau beach ,visitors can take boat and motor boat to visit and swim in Con Thu, Con Vanh which are 7 km from the mainland. Con Thu and Con Vanh emerge as two blue waves on the sand dunes of about 5 hectares. On the dunes, there are pine forests, green casuarinas, with quiet and poetic beaches. Dong Chau beach is not very gorgeous, but the weather is really fresh, very suitable for resting, convalescence, especially, the seafood here is delicious and cheap.
Besides swimming, learning about animal and plant life, taking a picnic and relaxing in boat with the fun and entertainment on the sea such as fishing, windsurfing, beach volleyball, you also have the opportunity to visit the temples and pagodas in the region.