Thien Canh Son cave

Overview Thien Canh Son cave

Located in the protected area of Cong Do, which belongs to Bai Tu Long Bay, and with the rare natural beauty, pristine limestone stalactites and surrounding beautiful landscape, Thien Canh Son Cave attracts hundreds of tourists from all over the world. Tourists can access Thien Canh Son by joining a cruise ship that includes it on its route.

Be considered as “True heaven on Earth” or “the pearl of Halong”, once visiting Thien Canh Son Cave, you will be overwhelmed by an almost surreal wonderland with natural images and incredible stalactites resembling a baby elephant or a lotus. In addition, the ceiling of the cave appears like a shining carpet in which sparkling stalactites drooping like natural hanging lamps.

Thien Canh Son Cave

Thien Canh Son Cave

Thien Canh Son related also the legends which have formed over quite some time. It is the reason why each of the unique structures has been interpreted and likened to recognizable objects. In order to explore this cave, you would walk up about 100 stone steps, placed under the foliages and craggy cliffs which bring in a new feeling like climbing on the heaven gate’s side.

After getting out of the cave, tourists will be surprised by the stunning scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay and Halong Bay from above. And right below the cave is a fabulous white sandy beach with naturally emerald green water. Travelers can wallow in the fresh water with a windy atmosphere or join kayak riding to explore the island further.

Compared to Sung Sot Cave, Thien Canh Son is smaller, and far less crowded with visitors, yet doesn’t lack anything in terms of structure and things to see. Up until last year, the cave dining experience is the main attraction of  Thien Canh Son cave. There are many of the Halong Bay tour operators used to organize fancy candlelit dinners inside various Halong caves, including this one.

Thien Canh Son Cave

Thien Canh Son Cave

However, this causes certain impacts to the stone structures. As a general move to protect the integrity of these ancient formations, cave dining has since been banned. But that doesn’t debase the interest of visitors who want to this famous cave.

If you want to include this gorgeous cave in your itinerary in Halong Bay, check out tours from Swan Cruise, Signature Royal Cruise and La Regina Classic Cruise 1,... Halong Bay Cruise Deals is pleased to assist you in choosing the right Bai Tu Long Bay cruise for amazing excursions to Thien Canh Son Cave and other sites in this less crowded bay.

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