“Ninh Binh has been named one of the most underrated destinations in Asia, and it’s often referred to as one of the most beautiful hidden gems on the Asian continent,” says Catarina Mello, an award-winning luxury travel content creator, photographer, entrepreneur and online educator, as cited by Forbes.
“It’s rising in popularity on social media, so it won’t stay a hidden gem for too long.”
Forbes also suggested some travel experiences in Ninh Binh, including enjoying scenic landscapes and tasting special cuisine.
"The most famous dishes include goat soup, grilled goat meat with five spices and steamed goat meat with ginger," it revealed.
Forbes also recommended that tourists rent a bike to travel through rice fields or some of the area’s hike limestone mountains to enjoy incredible views.
Other Asian destinations featured on the list include Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, Hong Kong (China), and Rajasthan in India.
In the first quarter of 2023, Ninh Binh welcomed 3.2 million tourist arrivals, up 4.8 times against the same period last year. Tourism revenue was estimated at nearly VND 2.5 trillion (US$106 million), up 5.5-fold from a year earlier./.