Luon cave, also known as Ba Hang vishing village, is the hottest attraction on Halong bay. Why it’s hot? Because the cave appear in any of Halong bay tours. Tour operators send their customers to this place to do either kayaking or bamboo boat ride which are really attractive and doable. Then Luon cave becomes the most important part in any Halong bay trip.
To enter the cave, visitors pass under a 100 metre long arch that is 3 metres wide, and depending on tidal flows, between 2.5 and 4 metres high. The arch was form by erosion over millions of years.
Once they have passed under the arch, visitors to Luon Cave are met with sheer limestone cliffs plunging into the cool, green lake. Tourists who opt to kayak can paddle at their leisure around the lake, and experience the serenity of the grotto at their own pace.
Those who are not confident kayakers can use the bamboo boat service provided by the locals and enjoy a relaxing, natural experience. The cave is home to a rich and diverse ecology and the lake supports myriad species of fish, shellfish and molluscs including shrimp, squid, crab and cuttlefish.
In a boat or a kayak, visitors may spot cheeky monkeys climbing the cliffs, delicate and fragrant orchids thriving in rocky outcrops, and weeping figs providing solace from the elements. Cycads and ferns dot the cliffs, remnants of an ancient time long past.
Location of Luon cave
Luon Cave is located in Bo Hon Island and it is about 14 kilometers to the south of Bai Chay and 1 km away from Sung Sot cave.
Check out location on Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/iS9y82oXGZqZPn5r7
How to get to
It’s easy to get to this cave. But you can not go there yourself. But simply, just choose one of the Halong bay tours to the core such as Halong bay shortest day tour 4 hours or Best Halong bay day tour 6 hours or other tours to Halong bay.