How can I get to Sung Sot Cave?

How can I get to Sung Sot Cave?

Sung Sot Cave is one of the most famous ones in Halong Bay

With two main compartments full of enchantment from floor to ceiling, Sung Sot Cave, also called La grotte de la Surprise in the heart of the Halong Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site is not only one of the largest but also the most extraordinary grottoes of Halong Bay. Let’s explore Sung Sot cave with: Halong bay Pelican cruise

It is the rocky islands with distinct and strange shapes concentrating in Sung Sot Cave, which you cannot find elsewhere in the world that make Sung Sot Cave the most famous one in Halong Bay. It will be such a big regret if you leave Halong Bay without spending time visiting and discovering the exceptional charm of Sung Sot Cave.

How to get to Sung Sot Cave?

Sung Sot Cave’s mouth

Sung Sot Cave’s mouth- source: internet

Like other destinations in Halong Bay, you can get to Sung Sot Cave, which is located in the center of Halong Bay by buying an entrance ticket at Bai Chay Tourist Wharf at VND 270,000 (USD $12). With this ticket, besides Sung Sot Cave, you can visit many other landmarks including: Dinh Huong Islet, Ba Hang fishing village, Trong Mai Islet, Ti Top Island, Me Cung Grotto and Luon Cave during 6 hours.

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However, another recommended way is to book a cruise, either a day cruise or an overnight cruise. Bhaya Cruise, Bai Tho Junk, Glory Legend Cruise, Halong Dragon Cruise, Emeraude Cruise, Paradise Cruise, Alova Day Cruise, L’Azalee Cruise, Pelican Cruise, Syrena Cruises, Starlight Cruise, Swan Cruise, Silver Sea Cruise, Oriental Sails, Calypso Cruiser, Aphrodite Cruise, etc. are some cruises having Sung Sot Cave on their place-to-visit lists.

How to get to Sung Sot Cave

How to get to Sung Sot Cave- source: internet

Even though a day cruise is enough, if you are not traveling on a tight budget and you have time to spare, spending at least 1 night on Halong Bay cruise will give you an amazing chance to explore more, to enjoy more. If time permits, why don’t you grab this chance to see many other Halong caves like Tam Cung Cave, Trinh Nu Cave, Stone Dog Islet, Cong Do Island, Cua Van fishing village, etc. and to take part in a wide variety of interesting activities such as: swimming, kayaking, scuba diving, going fishing, Tai Chi sessions, cooking classes, squid fishing, etc. after visiting Sung Sot Cave?

Lying on sundeck admiring the sun gradually going down, feeling closer to the nature, immersing in the calm of the sea, discovering a spectacular sunrise and amused by the welcoming rustle of the waves? Everything is waiting for you. Just imagine also makes you excited! One night on Halong Bay is an unforgettable memory during your lifetime!

Explore the beauty of Sung Sot Cave – the most stunning cave in the heart of the Halong Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site

Sung Sot Cave

Sung Sot Cave- source: internet

To reach the 25-meter-high mouth of Sung Sot Cave, you have to ascend about a hundred stone steps. Sung Sot Cave or Surprising Cave gains its names through its rocky islands with variety of unique shapes; numerous stalactites forming bizarre shapes; the mysterious foliage, steep stone steps transplantation that surprise any travelers coming here. The impressive scenery of horse-shaped stalactites; stalactites with human figure and long sword in the brilliant light will certainly develop your imagination. It is said that the awe- stricken reaction of all tourists to the cave is the reason why this spectacular cave was named Sung Sot.

Sung Sot Cave is one of the most famous ones in Halong Bay

Sung Sot Cave is one of the most famous ones in Halong Bay- source: internet

After only a few more steps into Sung Sot Cave, you will realize how wrong you are when you think that the cave seems like a narrow and minuscule one. The further you step into this cave, the bigger this cave will be. Seeing a tiny path turning into such an airy, enormous and magnificent cave, you will feel more excited than ever before.

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