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Discover Thien Canh Son cave - The amazing dreamland on Halong bay Vietnam

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Located in the heart of Halong world heritage site, visitors can not only visit and explore Thien Canh Son cave Halong Bay, but also freely immerse themselves in the clear fresh water, or paddling by kayak along surrounding areas of Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay.

1. Thien Canh Son's overview

Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay is cave located on Bai Tu Long bay and Ha Long Bay belonging to the Red Don Sanctuary, an interesting destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors thanks to its natural beauty, pristine limestone stalactites and beautiful landscapes. Known as the theater in the sea, coming to Thien Canh Son cave, visitors take the opportunity to enjoy the mysterious beauty of the limestone stalagmites formed thousands of years ago that make up unique images such as the image of a lotus and a picture of the foal inside Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay. The ceiling of the cave is covered with a layer of "shiny", shining mesmerizing stalks appear like "hanging lights," "stone statue", "elephant stone", "seals", "flowers" It all seems to create an imaginary world, as if in a dreamland. 

Thien Canh Son cave owns mysterious beauty
Thien Canh Son cave owns mysterious beauty

Going out of Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay, you will be amazed by the pristine scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay from above. Especially, below the foot of the cave is a beautiful beach with smooth blue water and long white sand. The flora here is also diverse with a variety of plans. Located in the heart of Halong world heritage site, visitors can not only visit and explore Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay, but also freely immerse themselves in the clear fresh water, or paddling by kayak along surrounding areas of Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay.


2. How to explore Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay ?

To visit Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay tourists will have to climb about 100 stone steps, but when you climb to where you will be surprised with the beautiful scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay from above, where you can satisfy. Enjoy watching as well as taking beautiful photos. Right under Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay is a smooth white sand beach, after a long long time, after visiting the cave visitors can freely bathe or join the kayak on the sand.

Coming here, you will be amazed by the limestone stalagmites formed thousands of years ago
Coming here, you will be amazed by the limestone stalagmites formed thousands of years ago 


3. How to get to Thien Canh Son cave on Halong bay ?

Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay is an attractive destination for tourists on Halong Bay. You cannot go to Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay on Halong Bay on your own so you have to choose a boat along Halong Bay including the visit of Halong Bay. You should go to Halong Bay first then board the boat heading to Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay. The road from Hanoi to Ha Long is quite convenient. From Hanoi, visitors can choose a variety kind of transportation such as motorbike, public car, Halong Express train or Halong coach.

By motorbike/ private car: If you choose to go to Halong Bay Vietnam by motorbike, the nearest distance from Hanoi to Halong is 155 km, which takes about 3-5 hours.

By Halong express train: Currently, to meet the demand of people to go to Halong Bay, visitors can go by train. Halong express train departs from Gia Lam station, which costs about 15$ (foreigners) and 5% (Vietnamese) per one-way ticket. The total time of moving from Hanoi to Halong Bay is 5 hours.

By public car: Another way to reach Halong Bay Vietnam is going by public car, which is always available at Nuoc Ngam, My Dinh or Giap Bat station. The price ranges from 150 000 VND to 200 000 VND depending on the seats.

By Galatourist's coach: If you are foreigners, you will have difficulty in booking a public car or Halong express train to Halong Bay. For more convenience, visitors should book a coach from Galatourist then we will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi and transfer directly to Halong Bay.

If you are first-time visitors, you should explore Halong bay Vietnam first
If you are first-time visitors, you should explore Halong bay Vietnam first


4. Some other must-visit caves on Halong bay Vietnam


4.1. Bo Nau Cave

Bo Nau cave is famous for being one of the most beautiful caves in Halong bay, it is the inspiration source for many photographers by its beauty. At the entrance you will see three stones looking like three fairies with their heads close to each other, two men seem to play chess with the third portion of a referee.

Bo Nau cave - A perfect gift from nature
Bo Nau cave - A perfect gift from nature


4.2. Dau Go cave

Located on a limestone island 8 km south of Bai Chay, Dau Go cave is like the meeting of an ancient architectural complex, a wild beauty, and tranquility with many stone columns, stone pillars, small rock rods ...The islet itself emerges at 187m above sea level. Before arriving, visitors must climb the 90 rocky steps that lead to the entrance to the cave. There are three rooms in the outside to the most spectacular stalagmites and stalactites.

Beautiful stalactite at Dau Go Cave, Halong Bay
Beautiful stalactite at Dau Go Cave, Halong Bay


4.3. Luon Cave

Luon Cave (Tunnel cave) is located on Bo Hon island, 14km south of Bai Chay beach in Quang Ninh city. In front of the cave is the islet of Turtle and the right is the sky door. Here, the cliffs rise almost vertically with waters that are blue and clear like a mirror. At the edge of the water, a bow door opens at the foot of the island, which is Luon cave. The beauty of Luon cave is the mixture of certain factors like the shapes and sizes of the mountains, the color of the waters and the clouds in the sky.

Luon Cave - The best place for kayaking or rowing in Halong Bay
Luon Cave - The best place for kayaking or rowing in Halong Bay

Going through historic time, Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay is still beautiful which has made Halong bay unforgettable. If you are first-time visitors to Vietnam, you should go to Halong Bay Vietnam as well as Thien Canh Son cave Halong bay to immerse in the natural wonder listed as a UNESCO Heritage Site. If you are planning to go there, some information above will help you much. You can look for Ha Long Bay Cruise as a preferred option from tourists.
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