Places To Visit In Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park

Top Things to do in Phong Nha Ke-Bang National Park

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1. Phong Nha Cave

Phong Nha Cave
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Over 7 kilometres long and with over 44 kilometres of passageways, Phong Nha Cave is one of the largest cave systems in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. This cave is touted to be the most beautiful cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang National park (and also in Vietnam). The cave lends its name to the park and is popular for its long underground passageways and a fantastic riverboat ride along the Son river through the cave. The cave can be accessed from the tourist centre in Phong Nha town, where boats wait to ferry passengers to the cave.

2. Tien Son Cave

Tien Son Cave
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Located around over 1 Km away from Phong Nha Cave, Tien Son Cave is a dry cave located at an altitude of 200m. It is also known as the 'Fairy Cave' because of many stalactites and stalagmites shaped in the form of fairy tales. What is unique about this cave is the resonation of sound within the cave. Loud sounds can resonate as gongs or drumbeats from within the earth itself. From the entrance around 400 metres is traversable while the rest is off-limits for safety reasons.

3. Thien Duong Cave

Thien Duong Cave
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Popularly known as the Paradise cave because of its spectacular limestone formation, Thien Duong Cave is a 31 Km long cave with height up to 100m and width up to 150 m. It is a completely dry cave with no underground river. It is easily accessible because of the soft and flat ground. Before the discovery of Son Dong Cave, Thien Duong was the largest and longest cave in Vietnam.

4. Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave
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Officially the largest natural cave in the world, Son Doong Cave was the last discovered cave in 2009. With its ceiling reaching up to heights of 200 metres, the beautiful imperfections of stalactites and stalagmites are sheerly congruent to fanciful imaginations. The length of the cave is 5 km but it is not completely accessible because of the fast-flowing underground river.

FAQs on Phong Nha Ke-Bang National Park

How can I commute within Phong nha ke bang national park?

Moving around inside the National Park can be very physically taxing at times. One can move on foot for small distances or small caves, but there are some large caves expanding up to several kilometres for which walking can be a bad decision. Expedition of caves on boats can be arranged here since a large number of caves have water flooding inside them. Boats cost around 360,000 VND for up to 14 people to visit one and 400,000 VND for two caves.
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