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Halong Bay Day Cruise to Sung Sot Cave and Ti Top Island from Hanoi
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Halong Bay Full-Day Guided Tour Including Cruise, Kayaking and Lunch from Hanoi
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Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sôt or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hòn Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.Ascending to the grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage, and consists of great paved stone blocks.Inside, it is partitioned into two chambers; the first one being similar to a wide theatre hall. Many stalactites hang from the high ceiling, with numerous possible forms and shapes.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything has been built and the cave is practically destroyed. Stairs even inside the cave. So sad. Is like a circus

Thank ErikaBarbieri
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our guide told us this is the biggest cave with 3 chambers. Also one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay. I went to a few caves in other countries, this cave is indeed big and easy to walk. It has a very unique...More

Thank 2015ECL05
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arranged a nice boat via HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent and enjoyed our tour to visit Sung Sot cave and almost famous attractions around the bay. Highly recommend to visit at late afternoon

Thank ahsnsale
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This caves were the natural limestones caves. Had to walk 130 steps to reach which was worth it. Need to reach early in the morning to avoid rush.

Thank Amol K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This cave system is brilliant a must see if you are on the bay good shoes are needed but the improvements made to the stairs and tracks have made it more easily accessible for all ages

Thank Wazza_and_Ness
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose a boat from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS site agent and cruise tour to Sung Sot cave was great, the cave was one of the best parts during our trip and cruise tour was a must do with kayaking, island, beach, meals, transfer were included.

Thank nanoisdao
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you have walked up the 100 steep stairs to the cave, you will be see why this cave is one of the most popular and awesome caves in Halong Bay. There are resting places along the way which provided great views of the Bay....More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are taking a tour of the bay, you might as well stop by and look at the caves. We were there towards the end of the day, so there were not that many tourist. The one thing that I have to tell you...More

Thank MNRetired2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited a few other caves before (such as the Grotte di Castellana and the Grotte di Frasassi) and this one is not as beautiful as those. However is a pleasant and worthwile trip.

Thank Guglielmo F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seeing this cave, or series of caves, is an adventure combining exercise up and down stairs, and the surprise of stalactites and stalagmites in interesting formations. The caves take about 30 minutes to negotiate. On the day we went through a stall was selling paintings...More

Thank Jean762014
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Hyunseon P
10 April 2017|
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Response from Aggiesmith | Reviewed this property |
I went there as part of a tour so I have no idea regarding cost etc. Sorry