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Mua Caves

1,658 Reviews

Mua Caves

1,658 Reviews
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Hoa Lu - Mua Cave - Tam Coc - Bich Dong - Biking and Boat Day Trip from Hanoi

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The landscapes and historic monuments of Ninh Binh Province, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, lie just south of Hanoi. On this tour, visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu then venture off-road on a boat cruise around the karst cliffs and grottoes of Tam Coc and a scenic bike ride through the countryside. Choose from four options to suit your budget and interests.
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Karolina S wrote a review Oct 6
Sheffield, United Kingdom13 contributions
Fantastic day out! The place really exceeded my expectations. It's a lot of stops (around 500?) to climb up, and in Vietnamese heat it can be quite challenging but the views up top are REALLY worth it :) there's a lot to do and see and the whole place makes for a great half day out.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Victoria Teresa wrote a review Jul 2020
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Long climb to the top but has good views. Not a lot of support in terms of safety and rocks can be slippery at times so it's worthwhile to be careful here. The view is good but due to the air quality and smog you can't really see too far. It was interesting to see the country side and how locals live on the drive there.
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Date of experience: April 2020
Amani A wrote a review Jul 2020
Vinh, Vietnam18 contributions1 helpful vote
The scenery is simply unreal, the stairs are WORTH the climb. The sea of Lotus flowers is like something out of a movie. Do not miss this😊
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Date of experience: July 2020
amanda5805 wrote a review Jun 2020
Duncan, Canada3,864 contributions161 helpful votes
We arrived at the Mua Caves around 11:30am. There is a ton to see here and the hour and a half we got here was not even close to enough time. Not a ton of people which was nice. It cost 100,000VND (about $6CAD). We started with a quick tiger cave tour. There is an underground stream deep inside cave other than that there is not much to it. If you are here a short time skip the cave. Then we were off to climb the 486 stone steps to the top of the mountains to see the incredible views over the rice fields and Tam Coc river. It is a long, hot climb but worth it when you see the incredible views. The stairs and hand rails are very well maintained. There is also a few spots that you can pull off to the side to have a quick rest. It took us about 35mins to get to the top with a few quick rest stops. I am also very out of shape. Some people can do it in 20-25mins. It is very steep but very wide. There is 2 peaks you can go to. We only had enough time to do one. So we picked the the dragon peak side. Instead if the Pagoda Side. There is some fun swings, places to have a snack, walkway over the rice fields and so much more. It is a great place to slow life down and enjoy the beauty and the quiet. Our guide said you can actually stay just outside the site. If we are ever back I will be looking into that. We were running low on time so we did a quick walk threw the rice fields. There are washrooms but you must pay 2000VND (.12 cents CAD) a person. Make sure you have small bills how they did not give change. There was no toilet paper so pack some with you same with hand sanitizer.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Magdalene Nettles wrote a review Jun 2020
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We did this on a trip. The measures are very high plus we showed up right before lunchtime and this was really quite a night before we had a great deal of rainfall so measures have been a little slippery on the way that down. When at the best you've wrestling with the crowds to obtain a picture together with the dragon. Not a great deal of space for lots of individuals being there right away. The point of view is amazing and worth the climb. You are able to understand why they call it Halong bay on land. There's a few of nice tourist shops just where we could have the ability to look and never be harassed. It will were good to get enough time to ascend another peak to own a great photo shoot of the key climb.
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Date of experience: May 2020