The Beautiful Caves In Halong (Part 1)


  1. Trinh Nu Cave (Virgin Cave)

Trinh Nu Cave, along with the cave system of Sung Sot, Dong Tien Lake and Luon Cave, belongs to the Bo Hon island range, about 15 km from Bai Chay - Ha Long Bay. Previously, the French came here and named this cave as La Vierge Cave, while the Vietnamese call the Trinh Nu Cave. The legend of the name of Trinh Nu Cave comes from anecdotes of a couple's love story. The love story is beautiful but has a sad ending. The girl died, petrified and lay in the cave with her eyes facing far away, toward the place of the boy - Trong Cave (Male Cave) located opposite the Virgin Cave. If you travel to Ha Long, visit the Trinh Nu Cave will definitely hear the different "versions" of this love story. Today, visitors come to visit Trinh Nu Cave, in addition to the opportunity to hear the legends, different stories about the cave name, also see beautiful and mysterious scenes in the cave. Couples, lovers often see this as a symbolic cave of love, vows for lasting, faithful love; while the fishermen consider this an ideal stopover on the waters of Ha Long Bay. The Virgin Cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay.
  1. Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave is considered one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay. Sung Sot Cave is located in Bo Hon Island, in the central area of ​​Ha Long Bay, is a cave which is crowded with visitors to visit and admire. Before arriving at Sung Sot Cave, visitors will have to walk under dense forest foliage, rocky steps. Guests will experience the feeling of climbing extremely interesting.
Sung Sot Cave
The Sung Sot Cave is about 10,000 square meters and has two main spaces. The first looks like a large theatre, the ceiling is covered with "velvet carpet" and many "hanging lamp beams" with shimmering and colourful stalactites. In the cave, there are many stone statues, stalagmites with strange and unique shapes that create a mysterious look, making visitors entering the cave feel like they are getting lost in fairyland. Passing out of the first space, guests will enter the second with a small path. This compartment is large with a capacity of thousands of people. In this space, people will be amazed and surprised because of the extremely beautiful and mysterious scenery here. The French called this place "Grotte des surprises" (Amazing Cave), perhaps because of the wonderful beauty of the cave. Take a tour in Ha Long do not forget to explore and admire the unique beauty of this cave.
  1. Dau Go Cave

Dau Go Cave is also known as Giau Go Cave (Hide Wood). One of the legends to "explain" this name is that this cave used to be a place to hide ironwood in preparation for the battle against Yuan army. Dau Go Cave looks majestic, quiet, beautiful as a painting created with magical features. In the Merveille de Monde (World Wonder) of France, which is specializing in tourism introducing famous landscapes around the world, published in 1938 said about Dau Go Cave as Grotte des merveilles (cave of wonders).
  1. Hanh Cave

The French called Hanh Cave as "Le tunnel", meaning the tunnel. Hang Hanh is characterized by a very low entrance, so visitors who want to visit must travel by small boat. Hanh Cave is also a beautiful cave longest in the caves in Ha Long Bay. The cave is 1300 meters long, running through Quang Hanh rocky mountain range to the sea. This cave attracts many foreign tourists loving to explore, explore by kayaking.