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Halong Bay Day Cruise to Sung Sot Cave and Ti Top Island 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

Yet again a once beautiful natural attraction is over run with pushy, rude, unappreciative tourists. I had to wonder what any of it might have looked like before it was ruined by pollution and too much touching.

Thank Danielle v
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited Sung Sot cave as one of the great parts during 2d/1n tour around Halong Bay. And an overnight cruise tour was booked via HALONG SAPA EXPERTS site agent was amazing !

Thank douflas761
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been to various caves in SEA in my life but none came as close to the sung sot cave. It was beautiful. However, rather touristy.

Thank joscelint2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sung Sot Cave also called Cave of Surprises is the most famous cave on Ha Long Bay, it is the scheduled stop for most of the tourist boats, what this means is its super crowded. The grotto has a 500-meter paved passage for tourists and...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sung Sot Cave is a popular tour stop in Ha Long Bay. Well worth it. There’s a small staircase climb to get up to the main entrance (not steep). The cave is wide open and well lit inside. No worries about claustrophobia. Enjoy this natural...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really large well lit cave with lots of interesting rock formations. Some steep steps up initially but easier than you think with sturdy rails to help those less able. Walking through the cave is extremely easy as it is a paved even route throughout. Really...More

Thank sassiecat2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Bon Ho island as part of our overnight cruise with Paradise Cruises in Ha Long Bay. One of 1,709-2,000 islands in the bay Bon Ho’s claim to fame was its giant cavern, Sun Sot. The French apparently named it the “grotte des surprises”...More

Thank ImmerWandern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very surprising cave purely because of the sheer size of it! It’s a must see if you’re going to Halong Bay. It can be quite busy with tourists but worth the climb up the stairs. You won’t be disappointed! It’s a shame people don’t...More

Thank Vickioli
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did a half day tour of these caves, they are a lots of steps but lots of places to stop and take in the views. Well worth the visit.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible space which has sadly been slightly damaged and changed by the volume of tourists and some unsympathetically positioned lights and walkways. Maybe 10,000 tourists must pass through here daily, this means it’s never quiet, nevertheless it is a stunning location and setting. remember to...More

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Hyunseon P
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I went there as part of a tour so I have no idea regarding cost etc. Sorry