Recently, Binh Lieu is one of the most mentioned keywords when traveling. Remember the following experiences to prepare for your trip in the near future.
Binh Lieu is a border district of Quang Ninh province. This is considered the Little Sapa of Quang Ninh. However, in Binh Lieu there are very specific features that no place can have. In Binh Lieu, you can find the wild and rustic life that is as peaceful as its name.
As a tourism destination is not focused on exploting and investment so if you come to BinhLieu, you should read the following travel experiences.
Option 1 (about 278 km): Travel time is about 7 hours, including rest time about 45 minutes. You run along the Hanoi – Mong Cai passenger car route, from Hanoi to the National Highway 5 turn to Highway 1, to Bridge 18 (Bac Ninh), turn right to Pha Lai, Uong Bi, Hon Gai, Cam Pha, Mong Duong, to the fork of Tien Yen turn left about 28 km toward Hoanh Mo direction to Binh Lieu.
Option 2 (about 269 km): Running time is about 7 hours. On the way, you go out Vinh Tuy Bridge – Highway 5, turn into Highway 1 running through Bac Ninh – Bac Giang. Up to Lang Son, you turn to Highway 4B then follow signs to turn to Highway 18C to Binh Lieu.
There are 2 car trips from Hanoi to Binh Lieu by Hung Long Garage, from Luong Yen station at 7 a.m and 11 a.m. The price is 160,000 VND / person with free wifi and water bottles. Please contact phone number: 0915565593 to make a reservation and can negotiate if you want to send a motorcycle by car. You should rent a motorbike to visit Binh Lieu for 200,000 VND / day.
Because Binh Lieu has not been synchronously invested to develop tourism, hotels and motels are few and expensive, with an average price of 250,000-350,000 VND / room. Located in the center of Binh Lieu town, there are 2 guesthouses: Bich Dao and Thien Nguyen. The only hotel here is Binh Son Hotel. You can run to Hoanh Mo for many guesthouses.
Thanh Homestay is a new address for you. The rooms are clean, tidy with full water and wifi. The house can accommodate 30-50 guests.
Cooc Mo Cake: also called croissant because it has a spike like cow horns. This is the traditional cake of the Tay ethnic group. Cooc Mo cake has simple ingredients: sticky rice and ‘chit’ leaves. In addition, Tay ethnic people also add pork meat with unique leaves to make cakes more delicious.
5-colored, 7-colored sticky rice: In general in the Northern mountainous ethnic groups, colored sticky rice is very common. However, each area has a very specific taste. The sticky rice in Binh Lieu is made from simple vegetable ingredients and foliage leaves, which are pliable and very eye-catching.
Snails: Snails here are caught by villagers in deep streams. This type of snail is more common in the summer. Unlike snails live in ponds, snails in Binh Lieu eat moss species so it brings special taste. Despite simple, the process to cook snails also has their own characteristics. Villagers often boil snails with some spices and then pour to plates to enjoy.
Wormwood pancake: Wormwood is a traditional dish of the Tay ethnic group in Binh Lieu, it is round and flat like the day cake of the Kinh. The pancake is pliable, strange, not too oily and very good for health. This cake is made from glutinous rice flour and wormwood leaves.
4. Places to visit
Na Lang suspension bridge: Located at the National Highway 18L near Binh Lieu town, Na Lang suspension bridge connects Na Lang village with Binh Lieu town. The bridge has now been pedestrian-only.
Ancient villages: In Binh Lieu, there are still some ancient ethnic villages such as: Ngan Vang, Ngan Chuong, and Pac Phe … dubbed as Hoi An ancient town (Quang Nam) with unique cultural features.
Khe Van Waterfall: This is a beautiful waterfall with 3 cascades. From Binh Lieu town, ask for Huc Dong commune (about 5-6 km) to Khe Van waterfall.
Border landmarks: In Binh Lieu there are many beautiful and famous landmarks. Every marker brings in important milestones of history. You should visit some of the landmarks 1300, 1302, 1305 and 1327. Especially 1305 milestone and the ‘dinosaur spine’ are the two highest positions in the field.
Cao Xiem mount: The roof of Quang Ninh is 1,429 meters above sea level.
Binh Lieu is a beautiful, natural, wild and majestic land. It is advisable for you to come to this land right away before it becomes a crowded tourist attraction. For more information about essential tips, please visit our website.