Ba Ham Lake

Ba Ham Lake located on Dau Be Island in Lan Ha Bay to the south west of Halong Bay. This island is a part of the range of islands in the farthest end of Halong Bay, bordering the huge Chau Long Sea area.

Ba Ham Lake

Ba Ham Lake is located in the midst of a narrow, rectangular area, with the four sides enclosed by perpendicular Islands. The lake is a system containing 3 wide and round pits, connected with each other with a narrow and winding tunnel. Stalactites hang from the ceiling in a number of odd, colored forms. The silence is disturbed only by the sounds of the ship's oars. On the island are numerous species of plants like orchids, benjamin figs, banians and cycads, which blossom through the year. It's also the house of yellow haired monkeys, birds, flying squirrels and bats. Beneath the dark blue surface of the water are the revived lives of fish and shrimp. Even though 25 km from the coast, it's for ages was considered an ideal tourist area. The entry is a spacious semi circular hole in the apartment rock wall on the north west of the island to 5 m over the sea. Beginning from the entry, tourists enter the first tunnel, which boasts a forest of stalactites and stalagmites in various shapes with beautiful colours.

They fall on the surface of the water, like the roots of banyan or ficus trees. The deeper one pushes to the tunnel, the darker it becomes. The river is heavy yet so apparent one can see schools of fish swimming pool. Some 100 m from the entry one finds that a beam of light from the roof of the tunnel, which shows different sorts of orchids cling on the cliff, cycads growing everyday. At the southeast cliff of the second tunnel there grows an old carambola tree, which bears fruit all year round.

Visitors can locate groups of monkeys, flying squirrelssilver or gold headed parrots gathering in its own branches. Lying one cliff away from the second one, the 3rd tunnel is home to different species of bats and butterflies.

Amidst the tranquil setting, you seem like cruise trip in an abyssal well walled by mountains. Ba Ham Lake is among beauty spots of the Halong Bay. Travelling to this area visitor must book private cruise. Because this are exactly less travelled route in Halong Bay. You want this? Please give us a call to 84 82 909 8686.

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