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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked two days tour to there, there were too many people to visited there, and it was little cold there during the winter

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Wxdavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Omg you must full of imagination if come to this cave... this cave is good... before step into this cave we will sailing by boat... Halong is good

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank amazinggirls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to experience these high ceiling limestone caves. The only way to get there is by passenger junk which includes a trip around the many local islands. Its only a half day trip but worth the pleasure of a boat trip to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Keith0646
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again, a lot of the cruises visit this area, so it does get pretty crowded, but definitely worth a visit. Interesting to see some of the edges of the caves, and the formations.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarsdow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Part of our trip to Halong Bay included a visit to this cave. Sadly every other boat in the bay,(and there were literally dozens of them) was shipping their passengers to the cave at the same time. What is not mentioned to you before you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colloway
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This is the object of very many trips. Normally the cave is overloaded with tourists. Dong Thien Cung is well organized and paved.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PerttiHar
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Junk boats actually just come up onto the steps and you basically just jump down, no other way to get onto the island. A good 100 steps to get up to the entrance of the caves and come out on the opposite side, a definite...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Must be visit when travel to ha long bay,We are so lucky for choseing to do this program, very nice the bay and cave

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ASTRAVEL12236474
Reviewed November 16, 2018

We've journeyed to this particular cave for four hours then walked more than hundred steps to its entrance. The cave's stalagmites and stalactites help you to produce a lot of fascinating stories and our guide did a fantastic job showing us every thing there. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

The cave is huge with a lot of fascinating rock formations. The course is easy and marked clearly to navigate. They've create a great deal of lights inside the cave which showcase several of the fantastic scenery. In case you've the time I would suggest...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Wendy B
December 28, 2018|
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Yes, a lot of tours will offer pickup from the hotels in BaiChay. Just ask your tour company. The cruises generally leave from TuanChau.
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gmxerz
Manila, Philippines
Halong Bay problems for a solo traveler (5 Replies)
I'll be traveling solo to Hanoi, and am planning to include Halong Bay. Questions: 1. From the cruise ship, how do you go to the caves? Do they have little boats that can help you go to the caves? I can kayak for fun, but not as a mode of transportation! I tried kayaking for 10minutes, and my arms hurt. But if kayaking is the only way, then I better start getting in shape. 2. Are there any cruise that includes Dau Go Cave, Dong Thien Cung and Sung sot cave in their itinerary? Or are...More
March 29, 2015|
Response fromHalong_Legend_Agency|
Hi Guo_mei_xin, from cruise ship, you will get on tender to visit the caves. Most join-in boat tours only include 1-2 caves in their itinerary. A day tour is not worth it indeed. Happy travels!
Sherryl B
Canberra, Australia
Bai Chay Wharf and private boat hire (2 Replies)
Hello TA community, I'm looking for an update on whether travellers have been able to go to the Bai CHay Wharf and organise a local boat to Dong Thien Cung/Dau Go Cave. We will have already done a 2 night cruise through Bai Tu Long and just wanted to check out the cave before heading back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Thanks Sherryl
February 17, 2016|
Response fromHalong_Legend_Agency|
Many cruises that starts from Bai Chay wharf now moved to Tuan Chau pier. After you finish your Bai Tu Long bay trip, just go to Tuan Chau pier to have more cruise options.