Magnificent and impressive stalactites of Thien Canh Son Cave

Situated in Cong Do nature conservation area, Bai Tu Long Bay, Thien Canh Son Cave stands out on the bay by its unique beauty.

 

In recent years, besides famous caves such as Sung Sot, Thien Cung, Dau Go…, tourists have become familiar with another name, Thien Canh Son Cave. It is also known locally as Co Cave and is a pretty cave of Bai Tu Long Bay. If you have a chance to visit the bay, you can come to this wild place.

Thien Canh Son Cave - one of most beautiful caves in Bai Tu Long Bay

Thien Canh Son Cave - one of most beautiful caves in Bai Tu Long Bay

Location of Thien Canh Son Cave

Thien Canh Son Cave is located in Bai Tu Long Bay, nestled inside the Cong Do nature reservation area. This is a popular destination for wildlife, pristine stalactites, and beautiful natural landscapes.

How to go to the cave

To visit Thien Canh Son Cave, you can go to Ha Long Bay and take part in tours with the overnight stay on the cruise ship, surely this will be an interesting sightseeing and exploration tour for you. Or you plan to explore Bai Tu Long Bay and this cave with boat hired from Tuan Chau Marina Harbour.

Front of Thien Canh Son Cave

Front of Thien Canh Son Cave

The great cave waiting for you to discover

The theater in the middle of the sea

Although it is smaller than Sung Sot Cave, Thien Canh Son Cave beauty is undeniable, and this place is not too crowded to help visitors have the most complete experience. Known as “the theater in the middle of the sea”, visitors here have the opportunity to enjoy the mysterious beauty of stone stalactites inside the cave.

To enter this cave, visitors will have to go up about 100 stone steps which are placed under the forest foliage and cliffs with a beautiful view of the bay. It brings a new feeling as if you climb to the sky gate.

At this height, you can enjoy watching the scene as well as taking beautiful photos. If you come to Thien Canh Son Cave in the summer, you will find that the temperature and humidity are replaced by fresh cool air.

Thien Canh Son cave is known as “the theater in the middle of the sea”

Thien Canh Son cave is known as “the theater in the middle of the sea”

To visit Thien Canh Son Cave, tourists can book any below trips:

A fairyland

After going all the way into the cave, another world appears before you. The cave is like a fairyland, with stalactites in the form of lotus flowers, dragon, water seal or the baby elephants hanging on the roof. You will be overwhelmed by the hands and the extraordinary creativity of Mother Nature.

Millions of years of stalactites and stalagmites have created different shapes and sizes, making it a new world in the eyes of visitors. The high ceiling is covered with many layers of shimmering lime rock, it looks like a diamond carpet with millions of sparkling gems or an eternal light of nature. You can let your imagination work when you look around this mysterious cave.

The high ceiling is covered with many layers of shimmering lime rock

The high ceiling is covered with many layers of shimmering lime rock

Beautiful scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay viewed from above

Away from Thien Canh Son Cave, you can walk out, take a deep breath with the saltiness of the air and feel the fresh breeze from the ocean. You will be surprised by the beautiful scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay viewed from above.

Right at the bottom of the cave is the beach with clear blue water and long white sand. The plants are diverse, lush, covered from the foot to the top of the rocky islands. Standing there and admiring the magnificent landscape created by the nature, you will have no doubt about the meaning of the trip to this wonderful little corner of the world.

Beautiful scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay viewed from above

Beautiful scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay viewed from above

Where tourists can swim

Because the cave is situated in the heart of the World Heritage Site, you can not only visit the cave but also be free to swim in fresh water or sail around the surrounding limestone islands there. You can enjoy the beautiful beach with sunshine, blue sea, and white sand or kayaking before continuing your journey.

The tranquility, serenity, as well as the fresh air here, bring you the feeling of comfort, peace with nature, sky, sea, and mountains.

An interesting destination combining 2 in 1, both visiting the cave and participating in activities on the beach, the cave trip will not let you down during your schedule to Bai Tu Long Bay and Ha Long Bay. Let’s get your backpack up and go to Thien Canh Son Cave!

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2018-11-07