Phong Nha-Ke Bang - the most magnificent natural heritage of Vietnam
Phong Nha – Ke Bang is one of the most famous tourist destinations in beloved Quang Binh province. Here is the gentle combination of pristine forests, Son River, dry cave, and wet cave, creating an important cultural heritage of Vietnam and the world. If you are attending to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang, do not forget to book Vietnam package tour to have the best moments when traveling to Vietnam.
Overview of Phong Nha – Ke Bang
Phong Nha – Ke Bang is in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. It is a part of the most ancient limestone area in Asia having been founded for more than 400 years ago. The area of the limestone area Phong Nha – Ke Bang in Quang Binh province is about 400 ha.
Phong Nha – Ke Bang has Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park which has the total area of more than 343,000 ha (the core is 123,300 ha and the buffer zone is 220,000 ha). There are 2400 species of higher plants with 208 species of orchids and many rare species listed in Vietnam Red Book and IUCN Vietnam. In addition, there are 140 species of animals, 356 species of birds, 97 species of reptiles, 47 species of amphibians, 162 species of fish, and 369 species of insects. Among that, many of them are listed in the Red Book of Vietnam and in the world such as Saola (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis), Ha Tinh Phayre’s leaf monkey (Trachypithecus phayrei), or Muntiacus…
Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park
Phong Nha – Ke Bang has also a system of caves with a total length of about 80 km and dozens of large and small caves. The caves have an average height of 10 – 40m. There are many caves which have not discovered. There are only some caves which are exploited in tourism such as Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave, and Vom Cave… The caves here are various with a lot of mysterious stalactites.
According to scientific reports of the Royal Geographical Society's Expedition (England), the length of the Phong Nha cave is identified as 7,729m. Phong Nha cave is rated "7 most beautiful things". They are the most beautiful underground river; the highest and widest cave door; the most beautiful underground sand and reef; the most beautiful underground lake; the most beautiful and widest dry-cave; the most magnificent stalactites, and the longest water cave.
Phong Nha – Ke Bang International Park has been declared twice as the World Natural Heritage by UNESCO in July 2003 and July 2015.
Top 3 must-see caves in Phong Nha – Ke Bang
Phong Nha cave
Phong Nha Cave
Phong Nha is considered the most prominent cave in Phong Nha – Ke Bang. It has a length of about 8 km and it is one of the longest caves in the world. The way to get to Phong Nha cave is across Son river. Sitting on a boat and enjoy the peaceful scenery will be wonderful! Coming to Phong Nha cave, tourists will feel relaxing and comfortable. The climate here is very cool, only 17 -19o. Floating on the water in 600m, tourists will have a chance to admire the majestic scenery of the most beautiful cave named Phong Nha. A trip will take you to Bi Ky cave, Co Tien cave, and Cung Dinh cave to admire the colorful stalactites with different shapes. It is interesting, isn’t it?
Tien Son Cave
Tien Son Cave
A trip to Tien Son cave is a worthy thing to you. Located at the height of 200m upper Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave is 980m high. The way to Tien Son cave is so beautiful that you can enjoy a peaceful space of a village with paddy fields, green hills, and gentle streams. As soon as you get in Tien Son cave, you will have the feeling of being lost in fairy heaven. Every part of Tien Son brings you a lot of emotions from surprise, fascinate, and attractive. Therefore, if Phong Nha is considered a sea kingdom where there are the sea king and mermaid, Tien Son will be the place of the noble ones.
Thien Duong Cave
Thien Duong Cave
Being considered “the royal palace underground”, Thien Duong cave (Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province) is one of the most wonderful and magical wonders in the world. Thien Duong cave is located in the heart of a limestone mountain at the height of 191m, surrounded by the pristine forest of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Thien Duong cave is the longest in Asia with 31,4km in length, 30 – 100km in width, and about 60m in height. Getting inside the cave, tourists will be delighted to admire numerous stalactites which are so beautiful that there are no words to compliment.
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