Bo Hon Island

Bo Hon Island which situated in centre declared by UNESCO World Heritage region is definitely worth mentioning not just by the terrific landscapes, but additionally by the renowned cave system here. With regards to beautiful islands in Halong Bay.

Bo Hon island - Halong Bay

It can take about one hour and a half by boat from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf to get to the island even though you took much longer to reach it, as you had been cruising slowly and enjoying the view along the way. With the region of 1.553 square km, the island isn't only beautiful landscape, but additionally one of the most significant island such as 1.969 little islands.

Image of Sung Sot cave in Bo Hon Island

Bo Hon is extremely famous one for a distinctive cave system with an assortment of sizes, colours and patterns of stone and stalactites. There are lots of famous caves like Sung Sot Cave, Luon Cave, Trong's Cave, Trinh Nu Cave, etc. Each cave features its own beauty and attaches to an emotional legendary story that brings us a special feeling after visiting and understanding about it. For that reason, any tourist that has ever come here, additionally get excited to set foot here one more time. Beside the cave system, Bo Hon Island takes your breath away with the pure beauty of clean water, blue cloud, green hills and strange shaped islets that produce an ideal picture of the character.

Image view from Bo Hon Island

They intertwine together, fitting perfectly to the horizon, making you feel as they're made from the most skillful craftsmen. In a far, it seems like a citadel in a Chinese ink brush painting. Consequently, the island became a preferred stop of travellers in the excursion on Halong Bay. Bo Hon Island seems like a natural playground with varied species of flora and fauna in addition to wild animals. The island is inhabited by several species of plants, like Banyan Tree, or orchid. Animals reside here include monkeys, deer, antelopes, etc. Although the number of wild animals is diminishing, Bo Hon Island is your sanctuary for these animals to live in. While having such varied ecosystem, possibly Bo Hon Island is more famously known for its hidden cave system. Every cave bears a gorgeous magic of its own, and is connected with a number of touching legends.

image of Bo Hon cave

How to get there?

  1. If limited time. so visitor will need take private boat (travel route in Halong bay 6 hours)
  2. Available for traveller who book Halong Bay Cruise route only 2 days and 3 days

What can do there?

  • Sightseeing
  • Trekking
  • Taking photos

Quick tips:

  • Best time to Bo Hon island From Sept to April 
  • Timing to visit (Early in the morning or lately in the afternoon)

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