Thien Ha Cave is to contain a whole galaxy inside the mountain with magical rays of sunlight illuminating the dry cave or multicolored lights in the dark cave. Therefore, it is favored by everyone as the most beautiful cave in the Trang An heritage complex.
Overview of information about Thien Ha cave
Thien Ha Cave is located in the east of Son Ha commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province. From Ninh Binh city center, it will take you about an hour to travel 24km to reach Thien Ha cave. Nestled in the Tuong mountain range at an altitude of nearly 200m above sea level – a strong natural wall protecting the southwest of the 10th century ancient capital of Hoa Lu, this cave has cool air. Cool and unique in cool summer and warm winter. Therefore, no matter what time of year you come here, you won’t have to worry about the heat or the freezing cold!
Which season is best to visit Thien Ha Cave ?
Traveling to Thien Ha cave is most beautiful in the summer, at this time the rays of sunlight will shine through the small spaces above the cave, creating rays of light, called “light rays” in photography, making the cave appear shimmering dim. Visitors will encounter a few moments like being in Son Doong of Quang Binh.
What does Thien Ha Cave have?
The dry part of Thien Ha cave has a door leading to the southern mountainside, about 2.5-3m wide, about 3-6m high; The cave floor is about 40m wide.
Although the scale is not large, inside the cave there are many stalactites, and light shines in from a round hole like a “natural skylight”, creating an open space with mysterious yellow and silver colors. with diverse shapes that evoke the viewer’s imagination such as stone castles, elephants, tigers, foxes, monkeys…
On sunny days, sunlight reflects on the stalactites, radiating sparkling rays of light, sometimes yellow, sometimes purple, very vivid.
Taking a boat on the winding underground river, visitors will approach Thien Ha Water Cave, which the people here give the beautiful name “Milky Way in the heart of the mountain”.
Floating along the boat, the ceiling of the cave appears with countless shimmering stalactites, sparkling like the moon and stars, including stalactites that have been named such as Hoa Tien Island, Mother’s Milk Gourd, Dragon Fish… blending together. The sound of the wind rushing into the cave, the paddle gently hitting the water, all help visitors’ imaginations fly away.
At Thien Ha cave eco-tourism area in Ninh Binh, there are also Thien Thanh cave and Thien Ha cave. This is a dry cave also located halfway up Tuong mountain, with a length of more than 50 m, the height of the cave entrance is about 3 – 4 m. Although it does not have a majestic appearance, Thien Thanh cave possesses extremely spectacular landscapes such as the beauty of the multi-shaped stalactites that will make you admire and enjoy.
Notes when visiting Thien Ha cave
- Some stalactites can grow very close to the rock bed, within reach of visitors. However, you should not touch them because this will affect the development of stalactites.
- Absolutely do not break stalactites to take back as souvenirs or take them as your own. If you are caught, you will be severely punished!
- Although the muse and silk costumes will give you extremely soft and magical photos, you should also be careful to choose comfortable clothes suitable for the trip to avoid many inconveniences.
Thien Ha Cave is a tourist destination in Ninh Binh that you definitely should not miss. Not only is the air cool and fresh, but the cave will also immerse you in a poetic and majestic space with interesting stalactites. You will freely let your imagination fly, creating shapes for lifeless statues. It will definitely be extremely interesting! If you have the opportunity to explore Ninh Binh, will you take the time to visit Thien Ha cave?