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Admiring sparkling beauty of Surprise Cave in Halong Bay Vietnam

16-09-2019 265 Views
Surprise Cave in Halong Bay has a lot of rocky islands in diversely unique shapes that you could find nowhere else. The road leading to the Surprise Cave is covered by ancient green forests, rocky passes, creating for travelers a feeling of going straight toward the sky. 

The scenery of Surprise Cave

Surprise Cave has other names like Amazing Cave or Sung Sot Cave, which all means the cave of surprise. Located at the central island Bo Hon, the cave is considered one of the best places to visit in Halong Bay.
The cave is divided into two main areas. The first one looks like a spacious theater. The ceiling is covered with a glossy and velvety layer, together with hundreds of sparkling lights made of stalactites. In addition, a system of unique items of stone statues, sea-dogs, flowers,... creates such a mysterious space that you may misunderstand between the real-life and dream. Then you meet a small path leading to the second area of the Amazing Cave Halong Bay. You may get surprised at the glorious light there. The cave opens a completely new scenery with the stalagmites in the shape of old trees, polar bears, dinosaurs...
The ocean landscapes from the view of Surprise Cave Halong Bay Vietnam
The highest peak of the cave is a heavenly garden, spotted with a clear water lake, the picturesque mountains and streams. It is the home of many kinds of flora and fauna. It is not surprising to see groups of monkeys searching for fruits here. The name Sung Sot Cave in Halong Bay is not named by the local residents but by the French, showing how excited they are when putting feet on the attraction in 1901 for the first time.

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The legend of Surprise Cave

You may notice the stalagmite in the shape of a horse and a long sword at the mouth of the Surprise Cave Halong Bay. It is said that after beating the enemy, Thanh Giong - a legendary character in Vietnam history - put them behind to soothe the local residents and then flew to the sky. There are a lot of natural traces on the cave which look like the vestiges of this fight. 
Tourists get amazed at the Sung Sot Cave Halong Bay
Tourists get amazed at the Sung Sot Cave Halong Bay

Other attractions near Surprise Cave

  • The Surprise cave is often included in the tour around Halong Bay. There are other five typical spots representing for the beauty of this world wonder besides Sung Sot Cave:
  • Ti Top Beach: Take a seaplane to catch the overall view of the bay besides water sports such as swimming, kayaking,...In other words, the spot includes all of the best things to do in Halong Bay.
  • Trong Cave: Together with Trinh Nu Cave, it is the place for couples to come to have an oath for their love.
Take the chance to visit other attractions near Sung Sot Cave in Halong Bay 
Take the chance to visit other attractions near Sung Sot Cave Vietnam
  • Me Cung Cave: A complete nature reserve located on Bom Lom island. According to archeologists, the cave used to be the home of ancient Halong residents and now it still keeps many mysteries about this old time.
  • Luon Cave: A group of self-contained island, connected to the ocean by a 100-meter-long mouth. There is a clean round lake surrounded by green trees and rocky cliffs. 
  • Bai Tu Long Bay Vietnam: A large area including hundreds of islands, on many of which are fishing villages with many tourism activities.
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With our recommendation above, you will certainly have great moments of the journey to Sung Sot Cave Halong Bay Vietnam. Halong Bay always welcomes tourists from all over the world to come and admire these charming spots.
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