Caves in Halong Bay

What make Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay special?

Apart from limestone islands, imposing natural landscapes and ecosystem diversity, caves are very important that make Halong Bay attract tourists. By your journey in Halong, you will have the opportunity to admire wonderful stalactites and stalagmites

Cover a large area, there are a lot of caves which are very worth to visit once disembark Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay including Surprising Cave “ Hang Sung Sot”, Hidden Wood Cave “ Hang Dau Go”, Heavenly Palace Grotto “ Hang Thien Cung”, Pelican Cave “ Hang Bo Nau”, Three Palace Cave “ Song Tam Cung”, Drum cave “Hang Trong”. Just step you foot to inside of each cave, you can feel and see its beauties with different shapes and sizes as your imagination of animals

Trinh Nu Cave

Trinh Nu Cave or Virgin Cave is situated on the island range of Bô Hon in the system comprising the Sung Sôt Grotto, Dong Tiên Lake and Luon Grotto. It is 15 km south of Bai Cháy Beach. Details

Tam Cung Cave

Tam Cung cave or Three-palace Grotto is situated in the centre of Ha Long Bay, 5 km from Sung Sôt Grotto to the northeast. The grotto itself is divided into three parts; after threading the stone cracks. Details

Me Cung Cave

Me Cung cave is in two kilometers south-west of Ti Top Beach. It formed on Lom Bò Island, and seen from afar, the entrance is like the roof of a house denting the island’s side. Details

Luon Cave

Luon Cave is situated on Bo Hon Island, 14 km south of Bai Chay Beach. In front of the grotto is Con Rua Islet, and the Sky Gate is on the right. Here the cliffs stretch vertically out of the pure blue and smooth water. Details

Kim Quy Cave

Kim Quy Cave or Golden Tortoise cave is situated on Dam Nam Islet, with a peak 187 m above sea level. Come to Kim Quy cave, visitor can imagine a tortoise with a peak 187 m above sea level. Dâm Bac Islet is in the front of the grotto and Soi Sim Islet in the back. Details

Dau Go Cave

Dau Go Cave is on Driftwood Island. Seen from afar, the entrance to the grotto appears to be blue, and has a shape similar to that of a jellyfish. After 90 steps up the island, the entrance is reached. The ceiling of the grotto is about 25 m high. Hundreds of stalactites falling down from the roof of the grotto look like a waterfall. Details

Thien Cung Cave

Thien Cung Cave is situated on the south-west side the bay, 4 km from the wharf outside of Ha Long City. The way to Thien Cung Grotto is a perilous one, covered on both sides by thick forest. After entering a narrow gate, the grotto’s 130-meter-long girth opens up. Details

Bo Nau Cave

Bo Nau Cave covers 200 m2. The floor of Bo Nau Cave is wide and flat, but not deep, and its wall features lots of stalactites and stalagmites.
At the entrance are three stones, looking like three fairies with their heads close to one another. Two men appear to be playing chess,with the third serving as a referee. Details

Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot cave means Surprised Cave or Amazing Cave is on Bo Hon Island and is one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Ha Long Bay. The mouth of the grotto is reached by ascending about a hundred stone steps. Details