Thien Ha cave is likened to the “galaxy in the heart of the mountain” in Ninh Binh, because of the appearance of the stalactite system formed during the tectonic process, here there are both dry and wet caves creating a shimmering beauty. fanciful. It will not be complete or missing an attractive part of your trip to Ninh Binh, Bai Dinh Trang An tourism or Hoa Lu Tam Coc tour but you have not been to Thien Ha cave, come explore and admire the beauty. The fairyland shimmers to captivate people here, so today, let’s explore this fascinating place with Ninh Binh Bike Tour!
Where is Thien Ha Cave?
Thien Ha cave in Ninh Binh is a small cave in Son Ha commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province , about 24 km northwest of the city center. This is one of two extremely valuable natural heritages in the province.
Located in the scenic complex of Trang An, Thien Ha cave is hidden in the Tuong mountain range with an altitude of nearly 200m. The mountain is considered as a solid wall surrounding and protecting the capital Hoa Lu . At the same time, it is also associated with historical and cultural landmarks such as Phat Dau Son mountain, Le boat wharf, Dou Soldier field, etc.
Directions to Thien Ha Cave
Before coming to Thien Ha cave, visitors will need to come to Ninh Binh, by catching the bus from Hanoi – Ninh Binh or Hanoi and the provinces will go through Ninh such as Thanh Hoa, Nghe An …. Ticket prices range from 80,000 to 120,000 VND/person. You can catch the bus at Nuoc Ngam bus station, Giap Bat bus station, My Dinh bus station… all have these buses. Or simply, you can use the high-quality Limousine service, the garage will take you to the location closest to Thien Ha cave, you can continue your journey, you can rent a motorbike or catch a taxi if you go. with a large group of people.
For those of you who take a bus, it only takes about 2 hours to arrive in Ninh Binh city. After that, visitors continue to move to Muong Tho Ha village, Son Ha commune. From here, you have to take a boat to Dang wharf and then turn into a small canal with a length of about 1 km to reach Thien Ha cave.
In addition to passenger cars and Limousines, motorbikes are also an interesting option for you to rely on Google map to get to the boat station to Ben Dang.
When is the most beautiful season to visit Thien Ha Cave?
Summer is the time when many tourists choose to explore Thien Ha cave because at this time the sun rays will shine through the small spaces from above the cave creating rays of light, photographers often call it “ray”. light”, causing the motion to appear shimmering and dim. Visitors will encounter some moments like those in Son Doong of Quang Binh.
What does Thien Ha cave have?
Dry cave – Palace inlaid with gold, inlaid with silver magic
The dry part of Thien Ha cave has an entrance to the southern mountainside, about 2.5-3m wide, about 3-6m high; The platform is about 40m wide.
Although the scale is not large, but inside the cave there are many stalactites, which are illuminated by the light from a circular opening like a “natural skylight”, creating a wide open space with magical gold and silver colors. along with diverse shapes, evoking the viewer’s imagination such as stone castles, elephants, tigers, foxes, monkeys…
On sunny days, sunlight reflects on the stalactites, emitting sparkling rays, sometimes yellow, sometimes purple, very vivid.
Water cave – Milky way in the heart of the mountain
Taking a boat on the winding underground river, visitors will approach Thien Ha cave, which is given the beautiful name by the people here as the Milky Way in the heart of the mountain.
Lost in the boat, the ceiling of the cave appears with countless shimmering stalactites, sparkling like the moon and stars, in which there are stalactites that have been named such as Hoa Tien island, Mother’s milk gourd, Fish Hoa dragon… In the sound of the wind wriggling into the cave, the oars gently hitting the water, all helping visitors’ imaginations fly away.
At Thien Ha cave eco-tourism area, Ninh Binh also has Thien Thanh cave and Thien Ha cave. This is a dry cave also located in the middle of Tuong mountain, with a length of more than 50 m, the height of the cave is about 3-4 m. Although it does not have a majestic appearance, Thien Thanh cave possesses spectacular landscapes such as the beauty of stalactites of various shapes that will make you admire and enjoy.
What to prepare to explore Thien Ha cave in Ninh Binh?
- Thien Ha Ninh Binh cave tourism experience shows that: You need to prepare a camera with tripod to capture the best moments in the cave, because there is no light here, so it is difficult to bring it back if you just hold it by hand. beautiful photos. With the phone, it is also necessary to have a stand to expose the light in the dark cave.
- Prepare a jacket in case of cold and a flashlight to illuminate the way and create artistic photos with bright photos.
- You can bring food and water if you want to explore Thien Ha cave in Ninh Binh for a long time.
- Should wear sports shoes, flat soles with friction for easy movement.
The magnificent magical beauty of Ninh Binh Thien Ha cave like a palace inlaid with gold and silver is really a destination not to be missed. In the summer, visitors often take the time to visit and admire the masterpiece here.