When you read the itinerary of Sapphire Cruise in Lan Ha Bay you may see Dark and Bright Cave listed in the itinerary. This cave is a very good place to do kayaking and taking the sampan boat trip. Nowadays, most of the cruises which have the itinerary to Lan Ha Bay choose Dark and Bright Cave for a stop in the itinerary to go kayaking and travellers like it very much.
Introduction of Dark and Bright Cave
Dark and Bright Cave belong to Lan Ha Bay. When you visit Dark and Bright Cave you will see that is a very beautiful area with some tunnels caves. There are caves which you can go through easily by kayak or sampan boat then see a large lagoon surrounded by closed mountains and those caves are Bright Cave. There is a cave which is very long and you only can visit it in the good tide and only by kayak but not other means of transportation. That cave is Dark Cave.
Bright Cave: There are some tunnels caves in the Dark and Bright Cave area. Those tunnels caves are leading to the lagoon and you can go through easily with the kayak or sampan boat because they are not long cave. Passing the caves you will see a large lagoon opened in front of your eyes surrounded by the karst rocks like the walls. That is a perfect ear to do kayaking and sampan boat trip.
Dark Cave: It is a long tunnel cave where there is little light there. This cave in the past was opened to the tourists but it is a dangerous trip to do on your own. Tourists needed the support of guide to visit this cave because only in the good tide you can visit the Dark Cave. If the tide is low or high you cannot visit the cave. So in this cave, you visit the cave and the tide raises and you may get stuck in the cave and you have to wait for the good tide to get out. There is little light in the cave and you need a good torch to get in the cave. That is a long cave and when the tide going in and if you are not strong enough you cannot get out by kayak.0