Far about 15km from Ninh Binh city to the north, Kenh Ga Hot Spring is located in Kenh Ga village, Gia Thinh commune, Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province. Situated around the foothills of Canh Ga Mountain and the junction of three rivers, namely Boi River, Lang River and Hoang Long River, Kenh Ga emerges as a small island, separated from the mainland. Crepting through the immense space of the waters, sweet fragrance of young rice along Hoang Long River, tourists will set foot in Kenh Ga Hot Spring. Thanks to its precious values, Kenh Ga Hot Spring is worth one of the most ideal hot-water springs in Vietnam in general and Ninh Binh in particular.
With about 20 minutes on the river, tourists have the opportunity to admire the beautiful picture of the locals casting their nets, the daily life of the fishermen on the waterfront, feel the peace of the catholicity with the ancient church. Kenh Ga Hot Spring is also known as Hang Am or Lo Soi. The clear water is continually flown from the mountains with numerous air bubbles spraying as boiling water and steaming. Though having existed for years, Kenh Ga Hot Spring was officially studied in 1940 by the French. Then Vietnam scientists continued to study and evaluated that Kenh Ga Hot Spring was a good mineral waters containing much sodium chloride, potassium chloride, calcium and bicarbonate. The water is fresh, colorless with the stable temperature of 53°C and the capacity of about 5.000m3/h. Mineral water has retained high mineral content, which is good for the treatment and rehabilitation of health.
Participating in Ninh Binh tours to Kenh Ga, tourists not only admire the charming landscapes, but also immerse in hot mineral water in order to forget the hustle and bustle of the urban life. The resort with large hot water tanks maintaining a capacity of 50 - 70 people and 16 strong faucets will definitely satisfy tourists. In addition, for those who would like to comfortably enjoy private moments, they can require the private bath. 18 individual soaking bathtubs getting international standards nestling in foothills create relaxing and tranquil and space. Immersing in the pure mineral water with a beautiful coconut shell and contemplating breathtaking surroundings, tourists will actually get unforgettable experiences. Nothing is much more exciting than having soaked in hot mineral water bathtubs and enjoyed the sweat running down. The longer soaking in the water, the more comfortable the body feels. Then stepping out of the hot water tank of 40-45oC is to enjoy a distinct feeling of temperature change.
Going to Kenh Ga Hot Spring, tourists have a chance to enjoy the cool breeze from Hoang Long River or immerse themselves in the peaceful natural surroundings of the ideal tourist attractions in Ninh Binh. Tourists comfortably admire the shimmering river in the harmonious combination with fanciful light pouring from the banks of the river and the boats of fishermen. Voices and laughter of children and other sounds from the other side of the river bank actually make tourists feel like the quiet atmosphere here belonging only to their own. These images are highlights deeply left impression for tourists in mind.
Taking part in Ninh Binh travel to Kenh Ga Hot Spring, tourists also have a chance to go sightseeing and explore the daily activities of fishermen in Kenh Ga floating village; simultaneously, enjoy delicious specialties in Ninh Binh such as elderberry, goat meat, especially Gia Vien shrimp sauce. From Kenh Ga, it is extremely convenient for tourists to be able to visit the famous Ninh Binh attractions, for instance, Van Trinh Cave with spectacular stalactites (located in Mo mountain, Van Trinh village, Thuong Hoa commune, Nho Quan district); Van Long Nature Reserve - the largest wetland natural reservation area in North Delta with the diverse and abundant ecosystem; Dich Long Temple and Cave (dubbed the "third beautiful cave in Vietnam"); Trang An ecotourism complex; Cuc Phuong National Park... Along with these famous tourist spots, Kenh Ga Hot Spring significantly contributes to promote Ninh Binh tourism to international friends.