Luon Cave

Luon cave which locates in Bo Hon Island is 14km far from Bai Chay beach to the south. In the front of this cave, there is a small Islet named Turtle while a sky gate is in the right of it. Visiting to Luon cave, You will have an opportunity to contemplate steep cliffs and clear blue water of the rivers all the times. Next to waterfront, a bow-shaped gate open under the bottom of Island, that is Luon cave.

Luon cave connects the sea with a circle lake which is encircled by mountains. The height of cave is from 2.5m to 4m up on tidal level. If tourists would like to explore from inside the cave, they have to use small boat or kayak.

 Luon cave attracts many tourists everyday
Luon cave attracts many tourists everyday

Luon cave is group of self-contained islands which connects to the sea by cave door with 4m of width, 3m of height and 100m of length. The brackish lake inside the cave is surrounded by mountains with 1square km of width. On the cliff are many fossilized freshwater snail shells proving that place used to be a deep freshwater valley.

 Steep cliffs and clear bluewater are two special traits of Luon cave
Steep cliffs and clear bluewater are two special traits of Luon cave

It is not easy to find such cave at Ha Long bay but perhaps what attracts visitors here is natural sightseeing. The perfect combination of lime-stone mountains and jade-green sea makes Luon Cave a unique site to visit on Halong Bay. Furthermore, Luon Cave is a preferred place of tourists for kayaking.

It will be more interesting if you explore Luon cave by Kayaks
It will be more interesting if you explore Luon cave by Kayaks

Regarding to Kayaking in Halong Bay, many tourists comment that they always have wonderful moments on the  kayak. It is really interesting for you to sit on a small sport boat with one or two oars in hand and then you surf on the bobbing wave, weaving between caves and rocks imbuing the thousand year moss to explore pristine beauty of Luon cave.

 Many experiences you can take away when visiting Luon cave by Kayaks
Many experiences you can take away when visiting Luon cave by Kayaks

You can always have a sightseeing of Luon cave whenever you travel Halong Bay all year round. It is easy to book a tour for Ha Long Bay even from Hanoi or online. You can book a day and a night cruise on a boat traveling around the bay such as Halong cruises, Halong tour, Halong bay trip, etc. Pre-booking via a travel agent or your hotel in Hanoi will be a good recommendation for you to have much safer and cheaper option.

The Indochina Voyages team.

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