Explore the cave of surprise

December, 22/2021 - 15:29
Sửng Sốt Cave is located on Bồ Hòn Island, in the centre of Hạ Long Bay, Quảng Ninh Province. It is one of the most beautiful caves in Hạ Long Bay, with many rocky islands in different unique shapes that cannot be found anywhere else.

Sửng Sốt Cave is located on Bồ Hòn Island, in the centre of Hạ Long Bay, Quảng Ninh Province. It is one of the most beautiful caves in Hạ Long Bay, with many rocky islands in different unique shapes that cannot be found anywhere else.

Discovered by the French in 1901, the cave was named Grotte des surprises (cave of surprise) because of its beauty, which surprised visitors when entering.

Sửng Sốt Cave is a favourite stop for those who love nature and discovery.

If you want to visit, you can book day trips in Hạ Long, with a journey of 4-6 hours, or overnight tours on the bay with a journey of 2-3 days. — VNS 

 

The entrance to the cave is located about 25m above sea level. — VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng
With a total area of ​​over 10,000 sq.m, Sửng Sốt Cave is one of the largest caves in Hạ Long Bay, containing countless stalactites of all shapes and sizes. — VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng
The cave has a large area and is very deep, but the voices of the visitors inside do not echo. — VNS photo Đoàn Tùng

 

The ceiling of the cave is filled with small dents that look like an elaborately carved sculpture. — VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng

 

In addition to the beautiful natural landscape, Sửng Sốt cave is also a sacred place associated with the legend of Saint Gióng. — VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng

 

In early 2012, Sửng Sốt cave was voted by the Czech Association of Travel as one of the top 10 most beautiful caves in the world. — VNS Photo Đoàn Tùng

 

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