A First-timer's Guide To Visit in Mua Caves, Ninh Binh

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Mua Caves is worth being visited in Ninh Binh, believe me !

The cave brings you one of the best panoramic view of one of the nicest sceneries in Viet Nam- that’s Ninh Binh- which is known as a wonder of the world, the Telegraph from UK said “It’s an area known locally as Vietnam’s ‘Inland Halong Bay’”.

"Only Mua Cave brings you a chance for viewing the picturesque landscape of Tam Coc  from the peak above. "

This can’t be denied since more and more foreigners choose Mua Cave( Hang Mua – Vietnamese name) for their short holidays while being in the north of Viet Nam.

A First-timer's Guide To Visit in Mua Caves, Ninh Binh
Photo by Vo Thuy Tien
If you are not much of experiences in Mua Cave Ninh Binh, the following details show you the knowledge, transportation, tips for travelling to the cave,..to plan your trip in the North of Vietnam

Best time to Visit Mua Caves

A special time to visit Mua cave is in May or June when rice paddies become yellow, it is viewed from viewpoint on Mua Caves 

Suitable time in Mua Cave: To save your trip you should start conquering Mua cave before 4 pm in winter because it gets dark soon. In summer the best time is in the morning or afternoon when the sunshine is weak.

Mua cave overview

Mua cave located in Khe Ha Village, Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam. Mua Cave is far from Hanoi about 100km in 3 hours transferring by bus, 6km away from Ninh Binh city centre and is a frequently stop of Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour.

Mua Cave is lying at the foot of Mua mountain which shapes a bell with a width of around 800 square metre. On the left and right  of staircaseit is decorated on the stone with the dragon or phoenix carved properly very sharp and beautiful

The way leading to the cave formed by a long stone staircase zigzags through the karst, there are nearly 500 steps to a simple altar to Quan Am (the Goddess of Mercy). It is assumed that the cave entrance seems to be similar as“ Great wall of China ”

Ticket price: 100,000 VND

A First-timer's Guide To Visit in Mua Caves, Ninh Binh 1
Photo by Eila Lifflander

How to get to Mua Caves Ninh Binh?

If you depart from Hanoi to Mua Caves, you can go by train, motorbike and bus. It takes you about 2 hours. Mua cave is only 6km away from the center of Ninh Binh city, so it’s easy for you to catch a taxi get to the hotel/homestay.

For the shuttle bus, there are two options: the buses will pick you up at the fore-arranged address or you can go catch the bus at the bus stations. If you want to catch the bus yourself, you can go to:
  • Giap Bat bus station at 6 Giai Phong street, Hoang Mai district.
  • Yen Nghia bus station at Highway 6, Ha Dong district.
  • Nuoc Ngam bus station at 1 Ngoc Hoi road, Hoang Mai district.
  • My Dinh bus station at 20 Pham Hung.

If you have not enough time to set up a great itinerary to visit Mua Cave for 1 Day by your self, You can try to book our Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour with us. Let's Vietnam Typical Tours care for your trip. See tour details at: http://vietnamtypicaltours.com/tour/hoa-lu-mua-cave-tam-coc-1-day-luxury-tour/

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