It can be said that Halong Bay is a wonder of the Creator, an art work of nature. This land contains a lot of spectacular sites, especially the magical majestic caves. Each of cave in Halong Bay has its own beauty, and the features that help Luon Cave attract many visitors may be the unique texture and natural scenery here, it seems can not find elsewhere. Thus, many visitors even prefer this cave to Surprising Cave and Thien Cung Cave.
Luon Cave is located at the northeast of Bo Hon Island, 1 km from Sung Sot Cave. The cave connects the sea with a circular lake surrounded by mountains. It is about 60 m long and from 2.5 to 4 m, depending on the tide. The right side is Heaven Gate, the front is Turtle Island. This place has steep cliffs, smooth and emerald water around the year as a mirror.
Adjacent to the water’s edge, a bow gate opens. Cave’s arches have many beautifully fantastic stalactites. On the days when the water rises high, in order to pass through the entrance, tourists need to stoop, creating a strange feeling.
Passing the cave, we come up with a lake which is surrounded by mountains. In the cave, four sides are full of luxuriant vegetation, crags, herds of monkeys jig, old trees whose the shadows pour down, orchid baskets radiate the enchanting fragrant and underneath the calm blue water there is vibrant life of marine species such as shrimp, fish, crab, squid … On the cliffs there are save the fossilized snail shells, that proves human used to live here and this place was a deep valley at that time.
Because of the limited height, if tourists want to visit the cave, you must sit on kayak or small boats. There are not many caves in this type in Halong Bay. The attraction for visitors here is the natural scenery. It is the harmonious combination of mountains, water, clouds, plant…It is so beautiful that it is hard to find out a flaw.
In the recent years, Luon Cave is one of the attractive destinations for international tourists when visiting Halong Bay…With the immense scenery of majestic mountains and consecutive caves, tourists will have an exciting trip in Halong Bay.