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Phong Nha Ke Bang national park and attractions

Phong Nha Ke Bang national park

Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia, formed approximately 400 million years ago. Riddled with hundreds of cave systems - many of extraordinary scale - and spectacular underground rivers. The area is considered a paradise for researchers and explorers of the caves. In 2003, the park was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The first cave was discovered in 1990s - Phong Nha, one of the world’s longest systems. In 2005, beautiful Paradise Cave was discovered, and in 2009 a team found the world’s largest cave - Son Doong. Its collection of stunning dry caves, wet caves, terraced caves, towering stalagmites and glistening crystal-edged stalactites represent nature on a very grand scale indeed, and more riches are discovered.

Above the ground, most of the mountainous 885 sq km of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park is near-pristine tropical evergreen jungle, more than 90% of which are primary forest with flora and fauna is very diverse.


Attractions in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park

Phong Nha cave Phong Nha cave

When the boat enters Phong Nha cave, then the engine is turned off and you’re transported to another world, as you’re paddling through the cavern after cavern. It’s a surreal experience, except for the garish lights that illuminate certain formations...
Tien Son cave Tien Son cave

Tien Son cave and Phong Nha cave are dubbed "marvel twin cave" in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. The magnificent stalactites in this cave have surprised those come to admire. Especially, the rocks here are sound resonant, when tapping them will emit the sound of gongs as echo from the depths of earth.
Thien Duong cave Thien Duong cave

Once you’re inside, the sheer scale of Thien Duong (Paradise) cave is truly breathtaking, as wooden staircases descend into a cathedral-like space replete with colossal stalagmites and glimmering stalactites of white crystal that resemble glass pillars...
Nuoc Mooc spring Nuoc Mooc spring

Hidden under the jungle canopy covering the limestone mountain cliffs, Nuoc Mooc spring as a blue clear gem brings cool air for pristine jungle. After visiting the magnificent caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park, ecotourism Nuoc Mooc spring will be the ideal destination.
Hang Toi cave Hang Toi cave

Join Chay river - Hang Toi cave (Dark cave) tourist route, you can take a boat on the blue Chay river, kayaking, river bathing, especially swing hang up Zipline to explore the mysterious dark cave, swim through cool Thuy Tien lake, and even try to mud bath in the cave...
Thuy Cung cave Thuy Cung cave

Sinh Ton valley - Thuy Cung cave (Survival valley - Aquarium cave) is one of the special tours for visitors who like to explore nature. The trekking journey through the jungle, wading streams, swim through the caves... with many interesting experiences.
Hang En cave Hang En cave

Hang En is a beautiful large cave, its main entrance being a spectacular 100m wide. To see Hang En Cave involves a day trek through beautiful jungle and valleys, and through a minority village, and then an overnight stay in the cave...
Son Doong cave Son Doong cave

There are forests in the cave, large enough to accommodate a skyscraper in New York, and the end point of the cave is endless - That is an assessment of Son Doong cave, the largest natural cave in the world on the famous magazine National Geographic.

Extend attractions in Quang Binh province

Tu Lan caves Tu Lan caves

Quang Binh province is famous for the splendid cave system, typically as the caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park, but will be lacking if not to mention Tu Lan cave system with about 8 different magical caves. To reach these caves, you have to cross the forests, fording many streams, a few times swimming through the dark cave...
Nhat Le Beach Nhat Le Beach

Nhat Le Beach owns a long white sand, clear water, gentle sloping, and morning-glory spread on the coast with purple flowers, creating the charming scenery and ideal for visitors immersed in cool water. Especially, the sand very solid, maybe biking or play sports comfortably.

Where to stay in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park

Phong Nha Ke Bang has some kind of staying from budget motels to hotels, which concentrated on the road ahead National Park. Reference price for the average room type 15 $ / night. Also on this road, a few Homestay is available with a sign in front of alley to the house.


Time to visit Phong Nha Ke Bang national park

- The dry season from February to August. It is the ideal time period to participate in the caving trip. In particular, from February to May is the best time to visit Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park.

- The rainy season from September to January next year. The rainfall concentrated in October and November, with a large amount of water will make the rivers rise higher, so the water cave trip is not being able, but the dry cave trip is still normal.

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Quang Binh province
     1) Phong Nha Ke Bang national park
             - Phong Nha cave
             - Tien Son cave
             - Thien Duong cave
             - Nuoc Mooc spring
             - Hang Toi cave
             - Thuy Cung cave
             - Hang En cave
             - Son Doong cave
     2) Extend attractions
             - Tu Lan caves
             - Nhat Le beach
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