Luon Cave – Halong Bay
Luon Cave: Luon cave is located on Bo Hon island, 14 km south of Bai Chay. In front of the cave is Con Rua island, on the right is Heaven Gate. Here cliffs stand up, four seasons the water is clear and blue as a mirror. Close to the water’s edge, a bow-shaped gate opens at the foot of the island, which is Luon cave.
Luon Cave Location:
Luon Cave is located in Bo Hon island area on Halong bay, about 15 km northeast of Tuan Chau international passenger ship port (Ha Long city, Quang Ninh).
How Beautiful Luon Cave
It is called Luon cave because there is a tunnel about 60 meters long, 3 – 4 meters high through the mountain and opens to a calm green lake, four sides are rocky mountains. On the cliffs covered with ferns, ten thousand and a herd of golden monkeys climbed on the branches and cliffs.
According to the Management Board of Halong Bay, in the area of Luon cave, there are about 50 golden monkeys living wild on the rocky mountain.
To help tourists visit Luon cave, Halong Bay Management Board set up a service station with 50 bamboo boats, 100 kayaks.
In particular, when visiting the cave on high tide days, visitors will have to bend over on a bamboo boat going through the cave to enter the lake.
Through the beautiful gate, we meet a round, flat lake with overgrown trees, rocky cliffs, on which monkeys run and jump, shimmering old trees, shiny wind Orchids let loose and bloom fragrantly and under the calm blue water is the vibrant life of marine species such as shrimp, fish, crabs, squid … This is a group of closed islands, connecting to the sea with just one Cave mouth is about 4 m wide, 3 m high, 100 m long. The brackish lake in the cave is surrounded by four sides of the mountain, approximately 1 km2 wide. On the cliffs, there are still fossil freshwater snail shells, proving that here people have lived and that day must be a deep valley. There are not many caves of this type in Halong Bay, but perhaps the most attractive thing that attracts visitors here is the natural scenery. It is a harmonious and harmonious combination between the mountain shape, the color of the clouds and the sky to each tree, it seems impossible to find here any defect in nature.
Today, Luon Cave is chosen as the top tourist destination for visitors to freely kayak or experience bamboo boat and explore the beauty on the bay. Most of Halong day tours, 2 day 1 night tours or overnight cruise tours go through this attractive tourist spot.
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