Ninh Binh day trip to Thien Ha (Galaxy) grotto & Mua cave

You are planning a trip to Ninh Binh and would like to explore less touristic places in Ninh Binh? This day trip to Thien Ha grotto & Mua cave could meet your travel interest with fun of trekking to conquer Mua cave's mount for Ninh Binh's great panoramic view; and expecially riding a rowing boat to contemplate the pristine nature of limestone outcrops & caves to explore a new-opened Thien Ha cave's Eco-tourism....
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General information of Ninh Binh day trip to Thien Ha grotto and Mua cave

Known as “Dry Halong bay”, Ninh Binh has recently become a favourite destination among travellers when making their holidays to Northern Vietnam.Trips to Ninh Binh offer you chances to explore the outstandingly natural landscapes of limestone mountains, calm rivers, charming hidden caves, tropical forests in tranquil boat rides, biking trips or trekking activities ;to visit holly pagodas & temples scatteredly located in the regions; and to enjoy delicious local cuisines.

Travel route map Hanoi-Mua cave- Thien Ha grotto-Hanoi

In this “ Ninh Binh day trip to Thien Ha grotto & Mua cave”, we would like to customize a day journey starting from Hanoi or Ninh Binh to visit a newly- exploited Thien Ha grotto – “ less touristic and naturally beautiful”; and Mua Cave – a special trekking point where you can have an impressive captivation of magnificient limestone pillars, rice fields & local villages in Tam Coc & Trang An area.

For the best of this tour, it is our suggestion to start the trip early, firstly to Mua cave for a healthy morning trek on steps to conquer its peaks ( less crowded moment and in pleasant morning sun), then lunch in a local restaurant before a scenic boat ride to Thien Ha cave – the real paradise on earth.

Mua cave- Ninh Binh

The scenic view from Mua cave's peak

The special highlights of Ninh Binh day trip to Thien Ha Grotto & Mua Cave from Hanoi.

  • Staying away from the city’s noice for a day scenic journey discovering Ninh Binh’s beautiful attractions : Mua cave & Thien Ha Grotto
  • Tranquil & scenic 2.5 hour boat ride in a less touristic & natural route along Tuong Mountain & Thung Nham bird sunctuary with a stop to visit Thien Ha cave, Thien Thanh cave, then cruise to Buddha cave, Ghe & Chua cave.
  • Have a fun of biking fun to visit Dong Tam village or Tam Coc area (optional fun)
  • Take a healthy trek to conquer Mua Cave & impressively panoramic photos of spectacular limestone mountains, rice fields, rivers & local villages in Tam Coc & Trang An area.

The video of Thien Ha cave boat ride

More photos of this Ninh Binh day trip.

Thien Ha cave

The entrance to Thien Ha cave

The view of Tuong Mountain

The birdeye view of limestone pillars in Ninh Binh

Tuong moutain-Mua cave

Boat ride in Thien Ha grottos along Tuong mountain

Thien Ha stalactites

Inside Thien Ha cave

Thien Ha cave inside

Cave of Thien Ha

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Pristinely natural stalactite formation

The detailed itinerary of Thien Ha( Galaxy) grotto & Mua cave day trip from Hanoi.

At your prefered time, our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel for a nice journey to discover the most beautiful attractions in Ninh Binh. After 2 hour drive, we arrive Mua cave and start a leisure & healthy trek on steps ( 500 steps) up to the top of mountain & open your view to surrounding regions : an impressive captivation of beautiful forested limestone pillars,gentle river,pristine rice fields & local villages in Ninh Binh.It is good to do this trek in the morning or late afternoon when the sun is not so strong so that you can keep your health and get the best scenery of Mua cave.

Mua cave vew from the top point

Mua cave view from the top point

After a lunch of local Vietnamese food in a renowned restaurant, transfer to Nha Le pier in Tho Ha village for a relaxing sampan boat ride (4 people in each sampan) down a small canal to visit Thien Ha caves, enjoying the natural scenery along the way. This is a newly-exploited eco-tourism attraction and said to be the most beautiful cave in Ninh Binh by tourists, offering endless photo opportunities.

After Thien Ha (Galaxy) cave, in stead of rowing back to Nha Le pier, our boat ride continue routing thru Buddha cave, Ghe cave & Chua cave, passing Thung Nham bird sunctuary, which offer you the great exposure to outstandingly natural landscapes of limestone karst, hidden caves & wild natures.

Thien Ha cave- boat ride

Boat ride trip along Tuong mountain to Thien Ha cave

Say good bye to the boat rower at Hai Nham pier in Tam Coc area and get our private transfer with driver back to Hanoi.The Ninh Binh day trip to Thien Ha grotto & Mua cave is finished when you are at the doorsteps of your hotel !

Optional activities : If you love biking fun, please, let us know when booking the trip, we can customize you with cycling activities in Dong Tam village or in Tam Coc area.

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The cost of this Ninh Binh Day Trip

The price of this trip varies depending on the number of people in your party, dates of departure, and availability of ground services. Please click on this contact form and supply the required information, enabling us to send you your personalized quote within 24 hours!

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Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Inclusions of this Ninh Binh day trip.

  • Private English speaking tourguide ( other languages if available, upon request)
  • Private car with driver following the program.
  • Entrance sightseeing fees of mentioned visiting places in the program.
  • Boat ride fees to visit Thien Ha grottos.
  • Lunch of local Vietnamese food in a local restaurant.

Exclusions of this Ninh Binh day journey.

  • Tips to any good service ( boat rower, guide & driver)
  • Online payment fees.
  • Drinks or berverages.
  • Personal expences
  • Optional tours
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