Sung Sot Cave
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Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave in Ha Long is one of the most beautiful caves in Quang Ninh, with strange and unique shapes. With its magnificent beauty, this cave was voted one of the 10 most beautiful caves in the world by the association of Czech travel agencies and brokers in January 2012.

How Sung Sot Cave is unique?

sung sot cave in Halong Bay, the most beautiful cave in halong Bay Vietnam

This is the widest and most beautiful cave in Ha Long Bay and this is also the place where many unique rock islands are found nowhere. The way to Sung Sot cave is threaded under the forest foliage, the rocky steps are jagged up, visitors have both the beast of the climber and the excitement as if they are going to the sky.

It is the largest and most beautiful cave in Ha Long Bay with shimmering and fanciful stalactites. Embodying in a myriad of strange and unique shapes moving in a dreamlike real world makes anyone who has ever set foot here passionately admire.

wedding in Sung Sot Cave

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Step through the cave entrance. Visitors will be overwhelmed by the magnificent scenery in the cave. With a total area of over 10,000 square meters, Sung Sot cave is one of the largest caves in Ha Long Bay. The Quang Ninh tourism industry has created a small paved path from the cave entrance to the exit. Decorated elegant light poles on both sides to show the way for visitors while using light to highlight the scene beautiful in the cave.

The first chamber

Inside the cave is divided into two main compartments. The outer compartment is often compared to a giant Opera house with curved dome and lots of stalactites that sparkle like lights. From the cave floor to the ceiling of the cave, about 30 meters high. The ceiling is full of small indentations looking very smooth, giving the feeling of the cave being elaborately and subtly carved.

The beauty of Sung Sot Cave

The second area

In the middle of the cave there are large stalactites connecting from the arch of the cave to the cave floor. It making the scene even more beautiful. The roof of the cave has no cracks, so there is no dripping water. The interesting thing is that the cave is so large, but when entering the cave, the voice of the person is not echoed but still is clear.

The last chamber

The next compartment was equally magnificent, with the cave suddenly expanding to accommodate thousands of people. In this compartment there are many stalactites created by the magical hands of nature into many shapes such as sword, horse, dinosaur shape, banyan tree, sea bear … Some ponds and lakes look very small. Cassava makes the scene in the cave even more cool. Stalactites and stalagmites fill the top of the cave and inside the cave, creating a spectacular scene.

Going on to the highest peak of the cave, visitors will admire a mesmerizing scene named “royal garden”. There is a clear, tranquil lake here, surrounded by green trees, beautiful flowers and leaves. There are many species of birds inhabiting here with monkeys running around in the trees.

Visitors will be immersed in admiring the wild and charming beauty of nature and forget about the hustle and bustle of the city. Because of such wonderful magical scenery. Sung Sot cave is one of the tourist destinations of Ha Long Cruise chosen by many tourists to visit the most.

Image of Sung Sot Cave

When is the best time to visit Sung Sot Cave?

Visitors can visit Sung Sot cave all year round. However, the peak tourist season of Sung Sot cave usually falls into two phases:

  • In summer: from May to July. This is the time when a lot of Vietnamese tourists come to visit Ha Long in general and Sung Sot cave in particular.
  • In winter: from December to February. This time period is often chosen by foreign tourists to explore Sung Sot cave.

first chamber cung sot cave

Therefore, tourists who plan to go to Sung Sot cave and hit at these two times should book in advance to avoid room fire.

Sung Sot Cave is very close to other famous tourist destinations such as Bo Nau cave, Me Lab cave, Dau Ngu island, Ti Top island, Luon cave … so it is very convenient for tourists in the itinerary to visit and explore these caves.

How to get there?

Sung Sot Cave is located on Bo Hon island and was first discovered in 1901. At that time, the French discovered this cave by chance and was amazed by the beauty of the cave. They named the cave Grotte Des Surprises (cave of surprise, amazement).

Visitors can reach Sung Sot cave by going from Bai Chay pier. The cave is about 14km south of this pier.

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