Halong Bay, Quang Ninh attracts a great number of tourists by the mysterious caves. One of the most impressive caves is Thien Canh Son cave. Thien Canh Son cave in Vietnam is considered a must-see destination in the trip to Halong Bay.
Location and general features of Thien Canh Son cave
Thien Canh Son cave, also called Co cave by the local people, is located in Bai Tu Long Bay in the Cong Do conservation areas. This attraction holds a lot of tourists in great affection due to the unspoiled natural beauty, the pristine stalactites and stunning natural scenery.
Thien Canh Son cave is situated near the blue and calm sea. The outside of the cave is surrounded by numerous large and small rocky islands with numerous beautiful shapes. White sand beaches and caves with stalactites and stalagmites feature Thien Canh Son cave. The area around Thien Canh Son cave has diverse flora covering all the rocky islands.
In order to accommodate visitors, Halong Bay Management Department built the system of roads inside the cave and to the top of the cave. Coming to visit Thien Canh Son cave, visitors can swim in the clear blue water or sail the boat to discover the unique beauty of surrounding limestone islands; sightseeing stalactites and stalagmite and explore Thien Canh Son cave.
Exploration of Thien Canh Son cave
In the journey of exploration of Thien Canh Son cave, you will have to step up about 100 stone footsteps placed under the forest canopy and steep mountain wall. Indeed, you will take a chance to get a new experience that is similar to the feeling that you are climbing toward the heaven gate.
Owning the mysterious appearance created by the system of breathtaking stalactites inside the cave, Thien Canh Son cave can compare with a theater in the sea. The whole ceiling becomes sparkling because it is covered with thousands of glittering stalactites hanging down and the corrugated vault of the cave creating unique images. In addition, stone statues and dragons create a wonderful world of nature.
The stalactites inside the cave was formed thousands of years ago with extremely unique shapes of lotus and elephant. The cave ceiling is covered with a shining and sparkling layer of stalactites and stalagmites with the images of stone statues, stone elephant and seals, all of them draw a dreamlike natural picture.
Leaving the cave, you will be surprised by the scenery of Bai Tu Long Bay if seeing the panorama from above. Here you will have an occasion to go sightseeing and take great photographs to capture memorable moments. Next to Thien Canh Son cave is a sloping white sandy beach. After visiting the cave, visitors can bathe in the sea or take part in activities such as kayaking. The flora around the cave is also quite diverse, which is suitable for those who love the nature and desire to learn more about types of plants.