Phong Nha is a popular tourist destination in Quang Binh province, The great beauty of Phong Nha has really made this place become one of the important cultural heritage of the Vietnamese and the world.
Located about 50kilometers away from Dong Hoi city in the northwest, about 500kilometers away from Hanoi in the south, it is Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. The park is located in a large limestone karst with an area of 200.000 hectares in Vietnamese territory. When traveling to Phong Nha - Ke Bang, you can discover the cave by boat on the Chay river to go back into the jungle. The futher you go back, the harder you go, you have to go through rapids and go to Tro Mong forest.
Discovering cave by boat.
Keep going deep inside, hidden in the limestone mountains, covered by tropical forests, Phong Nha has now become famous for the favor of nature, blessed for this land a magnificent cave systems with underground river is identified as the world's longest. There are many caves, probably where visitors want to first discover, it is Phong Nha cave. Because in front of the cave is charming mountain and river scenery, majestic nature with countless wonderful pictures appears as stimulation the discovery of human. The door of the cave is about 20 meters in width, 10meters in height and beautiful stalactites.
Boating through cave, the cave is large as a bowl on the water. Water is clear and smooth as a mirror, the deeper we go into, the more faded the light and then it disappear. Going deeper, tourists will discover the mystery of Phong Nha, it includes 14 chambers connected by a long water-corridor up to 1500meters.
From the 14th chamber we can also go into more depth following other narrow corridor to the chambers which are equally broad but more dangerous. Phong Nha is the cave that keeps many records: the longest water-cave, the highest and widest cave door; the most beautiful and largest sandbanks; the most magnificent stalactite; Vietnam's longest underground river; The most beautiful and largest dry cave in the world. Phong Nha cave has many branches with a length up to about 20kilometers.
Inside the cave
Come here, not only the Phong Nha - Ke Bang, the no less famous Phong Nha , it is Tien Son dry cave that located in the Ke Bang limestone blocks. You will be admired thousands of colorful stalactites, marble pillars with amazing look that make tourists feel like entering underwater palace.
The Door of Tien Son cave
In Phong Nha has dozens of rugged and attractive peaks over 1,000 meters. Here, you can climb to peak of Co Rilata with the height of 1128 meters and the height of 1.213 meters of Co Preu to enjoy how feeling adventurous!