Mua Cave- the great wall of Vietnam in Ninh Binh province

 

1. Location

Located in Ninh Binh province, about 100 kilometers from Hanoi, Mua Cave is a down-to-earth place that you should at least once. The name of the cave literally means “dance” in Vietnamese as it used to be the place where Tran King came to enjoy dancing and singing shows hundreds of years ago. The place now attracts tourists with its 2 walls to the top of mountains.

The top of mountain above Mua cave

The top of mountain above Mua cave

 

2. Best time to visit Mua Cave

Offering a panoramic views towards the vast poetic rice fields and Sao Khe river below it, Mua cave has it beauty varies all periods of a year. However, the combination between the spectacular mountains and golden rice feel in harvest seasons is always the best version of the place, so better visit it when the rice turns yellow, which is from May to June and September to October.

The best period in day to climb to the walls is in the morning. Just wake up early in the morning and use your day-start strength to reach one of the 2 mounts, the amazing things are waiting for you there. On the top of mountains, the air is amazingly fresh and cool. Just wait for a while, when the suns reveals from behind soft clouds in the east. It’s the time twinky sunlight starts to lighten the sky and the earth.

Raise your head, in your eyes is the immense sky full of light and wind, moutains loom from the far place. Move your eyes downwards, there’re vast golden rice fields separated by a quiet river, running to the horizon, morning dew on rice leaves reflects the sunlight, sparkling like millions of tiny diamonds. Surroundings are looming moutains patiently stand as hard working guards protecting the rice.

The stunning gold rice field under the cave

The stunning gold rice field under the cave

Every picture taken from Mua cave, whether it is landscape or human, regardless of takers’ photo skills, looks as stunning as a drawing of a famous artist.Or, you can also choose to start your journey in the afternoon to catch the romantic view of sunset from the top, it is really heart-taking, needless to say.

Sunset viewed from the mountain top

Sunset viewed from the mountain top

3. How to get there?

Mua Cave is around 100km from Hanoi so a 2-hour bus or ride does a good work. The google map is able to show the correct direction from Hanoi to the place so if you are not to lazy for riding, grasp a motorbike.

Stairs to the top

Stairs to the top

4. What to expect in Mua Cave

Dubbed as the Great Wall of Vietnam, Mua cave has been one of the most attractive spot in Ninh Binh province recent years. There’s no limit of emotions to visit this place, you will be astonished by the stunning landscape of spectacular mountains and rice fields or wow at the giant dragon lying on the top of mountain. Your friends cannot standing hit like multiple times for your pics captured here with a perfect background.

The giant dragon on the top of mountain

The giant dragon on the top of mountain

5. Tips for the best experience

– Prepare comfortable costumes and good shoes for 500 stairs
– Bring water to revive your body
– Bring sun protectors

Don’t hesitate to pack your luggage, come and discover the amazing land. For more information please visit our family website:

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