Travelling Tips For Mua Caves Tour

Only Mua Cave brings you a chance for viewing the picturesque landscape of Tam Coc from the peak above.  If you are not much of experiences in Mua caves Ninh Binh, the following details show you the knowledge, transportation, tips for travelling to the Mua cave.


1. Mua caves Ninh Binh Introduction:  
Vietnamese name of Mua caves is Hang múa (Hang in English means cave),located in Ninh Binh Province, Vietnam. It’s about 6km far from the city center and is a frequently stop of Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour. The attraction is very peaceful, natural since there are huge karst mountains along with impressive landscape around. 
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 ”
Legend of Mua Caves Ninh Binh: According to Vietnamese legend when the king Tran arrived at Hoa Lu to establish Thai Vi temple, the King was like visiting this cave for enjoying dancing performance by ladies (who serve imperial). In Vietnamese “mua” means dancing so that the cave was named “Hang Mua
Tourists setting their foot on this place normally try to conquer the peak of mountain to look down a stunning beauty of Ninh Binh especially Tam Coc where having floating boats.

2. Travelling Tips For Mua Cave Tour:
2.1 Mua Cave tour Ninh Binh- How to get there: 

Mua Cave is far from Hanoi about 100km in 3 hours transferring by bus and 6km away from Ninh Binh city centre. Firstly you need to get to Ninh Binh by bus (When you are in Viet Nam normally you choose a hotel in the centre of Ha Noi, near Hoan Kiem lake, in the Old quarter, in Hoan Kiem district so one of suggested ways for you is taking a taxi or grab bike to Giap Bat station ( away 7km from the centre) then find a bus with board named Ninh Binh.
There are a lot of buses taking you to Ninh Binh from Hanoi, the distance is about 100 km. Every day, there are about 12 buses running from 2:00 am to 20:50 with 15 bus company. It takes 3- 3.5 hours to transfer
Then take a taxi or hire a motorbike to Mua Caves 
Or you can buy yourself a ticket through agencies in the Old quarter.
Bus ticket : ~ US $6-8
Another option: Hiring a private Limousine car ( 9-seat-car), ask driver to drop you off at Mua Cave Ninh Binh
Suggested bus companies : Hoang Long, Mai Linh, The SinhTourist, Futabus, InterBus Lines…) or you can take a train from Hanoi city. The best way is choosing a tourist bus, being in contact with some travel agents in the Old quarter of Hanoi to find your own ticket. 
Next step,  upon your arrival in Ninh Binh you need to take a taxi to Mua Cave in case you arrange your trip by yourself. The other way is joining in a Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour with a Muslim Travel Vietnam will set up your trip with good guide and good itinerary.


2.2 suitable time in Mua Cave Tour
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.
Attention, Remember bringing your bottle of water, hat. Wearing simple and comfortable clothes that is suited to climb. Follow the rule - no littering

2.3 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 

2.4 Mua Cave Tour, nearby attractions and activities: 
- Exploring Ninh Binh’s amazing countryside by bicycle
- Climbing to conquer the Mua mountain
- Visiting Thung Nham bird garden 
- Visiting Temple, Pagoda 
- Local food, bungalow, Mua Cave
- Attractions in Ninh Binh: Bich Dong - Tam Coc (away 2 km), Thung Nang, Trang An (away 4km), Bai Dinh temple (away 6km), Van Long, Phat Diem
If you have not enough time to set up a great itinerary to visit Mua Cave Tour for 1 Day by your self, You can try to book our Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour with us. You can chose Private Tam Coc Mua Cave Tour or Tam Coc Mua Cave Group Tour to save cost.