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Explore top 5 most majestic caves in Halong Bay

Dau Go Cave

Featuring picturesque landscapes and spectacular karst cave systems, Halong Bay is known as one of the most famous tourist destinations in Vietnam. In particular, your Halong Bay tour will not complete without a visit to one of these magnificent caves. Below is the list of top 5 most spectacular caves that you should explore when traveling to this beautiful destination.

Sung Sot Cave

Welcoming a large number of visitors every year, Sung Sot Cave (also called Amazing Cave or Surprised Cave) is recognized as one of the biggest and the most beautiful caves of Halong Bay. The cave is located on Bo Hon Island, which is in the center of Halong Bay, with the total area of about 10,000 square meters. To reach the cave entrance, tourists have to climb up 100 steps.

Sung-Sot-Cave

Sung Sot Cave

The cave insde is a wide range of stalagmites and stalactites in different shapes. The cave includes two main chambers. The first chamber is very large and contains many stalactites at the high ceiling. The second one offers a marvelous royal garden with a clear pond, small mountains and a variety of bird, animal and plants. Visiting Sung Sot Cave, you will surely be amazed by the pristine beauty of this fairy-tale-cave. So why don’t you choose Halong Bay as a destination for your next Vietnam tailor-made tour?

Thien Cung Cave

Situated 4km from Dau Go Island, Thien Cung Cave is another beautiful cave in Halong Bay that you should not miss on your Halong Bay tour. The cave offers a wonderful complex comprising of an amazing array of stalactites and stalagmites, which was formed by water seeping through the limestone more than millions of years.

Thien Cung Cave

Thien Cung Cave

To reach Thien Cung Cave, tourists have to pass through a perilous and steep path that is covered by thick forest. Passing a narrow gate, travelers will have a chance to contemplate the spectacular beauty which is made from stalactites. The stalactites in different shapes like fish, animal, human, etc are illuminated by colored lights, making the cave more glorious. In particular, there is a grandiose and imposing picture with characters of heroic tales displayed on the east wall of the cave.

Luon Cave

Located on Bo Hon Island, Luon Cave is a familiar site for most of kayaking Halong Bay tours. To enter the cave, visitors will go on a rowing boat or a kayak. After passing through a pretty arched entrance, you will see a brackish lake, which is surrounded by trees and high dangerous stone walls. There are many species such as cuttlefish, shrimp, fish, squid, crab, etc live in the lake. Moreover, you will have a chance to see a lot of plants and animal species, including golden monkey, weeping Benjamin figs, fragrant, and delicate orchids. It’s absolutely amazing to visit this beautiful cave, let your mind free and enjoy the peaceful scenery here.

Luon Cave

Luon Cave

Dau Go Cave

Situated in Dau Go Island, about 3 kilometers to the south-east of Tuan Chau Marina, Dau Go Cave is famous for its ancient architecture and little stalagmites and stalactites. As it is elevated above sea level, visitors can admire the stunning views of the island when standing at the entrance of the cave. You must climb up 90 stone staircases to reach the cave’s entrance, which looks like the blue jellyfish. Once setting foot in the cave, you will feel like standing in front of a marvelous castle with amazing architecture. Getting into the cave, you can see majestic limestone formations lit by colored lights, giving the cave a magical outlook.

Dau Go Cave

Dau Go Cave

Trinh Nu Cave

Located on Bo Hon Island, Trinh Nu, about 15 km away south from Bai Chay Beach, Trinh Nu Cave is not only the home of fishermen but also considered the symbol of true love. Inside the cave, visitors will see a stone statue of a girl with long hair hanging down, gazing at the sea with the eyes full of vain hope. This image contains a touching story about the sad love story of a girl and a boy who were too poor to get married. To get more information about the best tours in Vietnam, please visit our website: https://www.hellovietnam.com

Trinh Nu Cave

Trinh Nu Cave

Author Since: Jan 16, 2019

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