Phong Nha Cave
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Phong Nha Cave

Phong Nha Cave belongs to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National park. Located in Son Trach Commune, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province. About 45km northwest of Dong Hoi city.

The Phong Nha cave is considered as the Most beautiful cave in the Southern of Vietnam.

Phong Nha cave

How Phong Nha Cave is Special?

According to scientists. The weathering process of the cave in Phong Nha is a natural process that has taken place 250 million years ago. The main form of Phong Nha-Ke Bang is limestone mountains. Average height of 600 meters, narrow walls, standing wall. Phong Nha cave is located in the southeast part of Ke Bang limestone massif. In a strongly calcareous karst area, covering an area of about 10,000 km2, extends 200 km north of the Truong Son range, including to Laos. In this limestone massif, there is underground water. The best time to Discover Phong Nha cave is from Nov to May.

Surface flows can be seen in the rivers. Such as Son, Tram, Chay, Masonry originating from the small streams, to the cave. Especially large streams underground into the limestone mountains to form the cave.

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With a length of 7,729m, 83m deep, 50m high with many small branches. Including Bi Bi Cave, Tien Cave and Cung Dinh Cave. This is a type of water movement underground in the mountains with many characteristic stalactites. Legend has it that the stalagmites rushing down the cave has contributed to the name of “Phong Nha”. It’s mean “Wind through the teeth”.

Phong Nha is famous for its unique stone blocks named after the natural shapes. Like “Lion”, “Unicorn”, “bitch”, “royal palace” or “Buddha statue”. After about 19km flow under the Truong Son range. The river appears in the cave entrance with a blue water color in the dry season and red in the rainy season. Guests can also explore the construction of stalactites and stalactites in some of the 14 rooms inside the cave.

Within about 1km is Bi Ky cave, a sub-branch located deep in the Phong Nha cave 600m from the gates. It is believed that some time from the ninth century to the eleventh century, Cham people chose this place as a place of worship.

After dozens of scientific surveys of Vietnamese, French, British… Phong Nha is still there with the mystery.

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7: The most beautiful of Phong Nha

  1. Longest Hang Cave (Cave Hang-28km)
  2. Highest and widest store
  3. Most beautiful sand and rocks
  4. Most beautiful underground lake
  5. The magnificent stalactites and stalagmites
  6. Underground river longest in Vietnam (13,969 m)
  7. Hang the broadest and most beautiful dry.

Need to know before arriving Phong Nha Cave

The popular route about 1.2km. But if you are adventurous traveler so you should take route through Son Tra Lake. That you can discover around 4.5km. Travel advise at all things need to know about Phong Nha – Ke Bang National park here. Travel to Phong Nha cave is a great way to know how Vietnam ecotourism system.

Entrance fee

  • Adult: 150.000 / pax
  • Boat price: 360.000 / 12pax

Private Phong Nha Tour Packages

This trip we will discover 2 most beautiful cave in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. They are Phong Nha cave and Paradise cave, which was listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 2003 for its geological values.
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