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Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sôt or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hòn Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.Ascending to the grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage, and...more
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Large limestone caves with stalactites and stalagmites. But when we visited in summer it was very very crowded. Huge serpentine queue going into the caves, so we couldn't really stop and admire the formations. Also it was quite hot. But the caves do open out...More
During my overnight Halong Bay Cruise, following morning we visited Sung Sot Caves and it was really an out of the world experience. The caves are so long and deep that they rise inside the mountain and descend to almost subterranean levels. The caves with...More
A trip to Halong bay is not complete without the obligatory cave visit. The caves are beautiful but sadly the tourist impact is now being seen, with damage and the stopping of any new growth in the caves.
Worth the visit, still beautiful
Having visited caves in China, Barbados and Bermuda this cave is very ordinary. While it has huge caverns the use of white lights makes it ordinary. Colored lighting might have given it a different feel.
You get to the caves via a Halong Bay tour...More
If you are planning on doing a Ha Long Bay cruise then you'll likely be visiting here whether you want to or not! It was a beautiful large cave but there was no information about it anywhere and our guide from our boat (Lavender Cruises)...More
We got to explore these caves during our cruise of Halong Bay. The guide we were paired up did a wonderful job of explaining the caves history and showcase the different rock/mineral types in the cave. The walk ways are lit up very well so...More
This is the great and biggest cave in Halong Bay but it was extremely crowded during our visit, we got idea of tour guide that could not avoid the crowd since December is the peak season but the cave definitely worth for a visit