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Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park

"An abode to the world's largest cave"

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Phong Nha ke Bang National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its many cave systems, old karst mountains, thick green forests and scintillating underground rivers. There are many spectacular caves in the region, including the most extensive cave network on earth. Spread across 10,000 hectares, mostly covered with dense forests, the national park is a thrilling destination to witness a myriad of flora and fauna conserved in an ecosystem of ancient limestone structures.

Phong Nha ke Bang National Park is located in the centre of Quang Binh province in North Central Vietnam. Huddled with a plethora of enormous karst mountains, this park is a heaven for nature lovers, adventure seekers and explorers. The name is derived from Phong Nha Cave which is touted to be the most beautiful one, and Ke Bang forest. The wide spectrum of fascinating limestone mountains houses hundreds of caves and caverns, of which many are yet to be explored. It contains many activities to push up your adrenaline levels, such as trekking, mountain climbing, kayaking and canoeing.

 

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Things to do in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha Ke-Bang National Park represents Vietnam’s spectacular and attractive countryside at its best, featuring limestone karst mountains, underground rivers, unspoilt jungles, historic sites, and extensive caves.

Here are the best things to do in all of Phong Nha Ke Bang National -

  • Go biking or hiking along Phong Nha Ke-Bang National Park's emerald mountainous tracks of Bong Lai Valley, meandering past local villages, rivers and monuments.
  • Hang Son Doong, the world's biggest cave, sits within the park. Hang Toi (Dark Cave) offers a high zip line above a forest-shaded river. Enjoy scenic kayak paddling back to the main jetty.
  • Swim at the turquoise underground waters of Thuy Tien Lake or plunge pools beneath ancient limestone waterfalls along Nuoc Mooc Ecotrail.
  • Explore the region's wartime history by walking to Ho Chi Minh Trail and Eight Lady Cave Memorial. Fossils over 300 million years old have been found in Hang En Cave.
  • Camp underground overnight at the Tu Lan Cave system and wake up to stunning views of Hang Va's stalagmite fields.

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The mouth of Phong Nha cave with underground river
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What is the best time to visit Phong nha ke bang national park?

It is advised to avoid going to Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in summers because the temperature is very hot and humid. And also, it is situated in high rainfall region and it is usually flooded over that time. February to August are relatively dry and are the ideal time to visit.

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What is the local food in Phong nha ke bang national park?

There are no eateries available inside the park. You must bring your food, or you'll have to go to Dong Hoi Town or Da Nhay Beach.
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What is the best way to reach Phong nha ke bang national park?

Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park can be reached easily from Dong Hoi city which is 50 km away. Taxi, Bus or motorbike taxis are available. Dong Hoi city can be reached through bus, train or flight.
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What are the places near Phong nha ke bang national park?

The top places near to Phong nha ke bang national park are Hue which is 186 km from Phong nha ke bang national park, Hanoi which is located 385 km from Phong nha ke bang national park, Halong bay which is located 381 km from Phong nha ke bang national park, Hoi an which is located 290 km from Phong nha ke bang national park, Nha trang which is located 672 km from Phong nha ke bang national park

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