A rowing boat on Halong Bay
A rowing boat on Halong Bay

Junk Cruise on Halong Bay - Part 4

On Day 2 on Halong Bay, you get up early and enjoy the absolute peace on the bay. There are only the sounds of sea waves and sea breezes...

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A luxury junk is still deep in sleep in early morning.

 

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The sun starts rising somewhere behind the islands...

 

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After a while, it's bright day light all over the bay.

 

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Fishing boat is hurrying for the morning catch.

 

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Fishing village is waking up for the day again.

 

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A lady is paddling leisurely her boat to sell souvenirs to tourists.

 

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The junk cruises further to Sung Sot Cave, the opening can be seen from far away.

 

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Tender brings tourists to the cave. We all have to climb many steps to get to the entrance. The view of Halong Bay is breathtaking.

 

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Sung Sot is a huge cave with interesting stalactites and stalagmites...

 

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Coming out of the cave, we descend the steps and follow the walkway to the boat stop.

 

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View of Bo Nau Cave from the tender boat.

 

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Once everyone is back on board, the junk starts cruising toward harbor. Disembarkation is at 1045 or 1145.