Phong Nha cave – The longest wet cave in the world
Phong Nha cave is the most typical destination that you should not miss when coming to Central Vietnam. Here attracts to visitors not only for massive cave systems but also the mystery inside. Lying on Hue city Phong Nha tour, tourists will have chance to experience many exciting things.
Where is Phong Nha cave?
Located in the Ke Bang limestone area, Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province, 50km northwest of Dong Hoi city, Phong Nha cave is considered the Thien Nam greatest cave, carried by the tropical rainforest. From Son River, visitors go more than 30 minutes to Phong Nha cave. Coming in front of the cave, the majestic scenes of mountains and river, the imposing nature with countless exotic images appear as stimulating human’s imagination.
Phong nha cave characteristic?
Trapezoidal gate, about 20 – 25m of width, and 10m of height, with stalactites Rowing the boat through the gate, feeling the heat of the summer in the middle of the Lao wind immediately disappeared, the deeper we enter, the fader the light is and then disappears, a world of exotic spirit appears.
According to the scientists, the weathering process of caves in Phong Nha cave is a natural process that took place 250 million years ago. The main form of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang is limestone mountains and mountains, with an average height of 600 meters, narrow walls, standing walls. Phong Nha cave is located in the southeast part of the Ke Bang limestone massif in a strongly calcareous karst area, covering an area of about 10.000 km2, extending 200 km north of the Truong Son range, including to Laos. There is underground water in this limestone massif. The flow on the face can be seen are Son river, Trooc, Chay, Rao Thuong originating from the small streams, coming to En cave, large streams underground pour into the limestone mountains to form caves.
With a length of 7.729m, 83m of depth, 50m of height with many small sub-branches, including Bi Ky cave, Tien cave and Cung Dinh cave. This is a type of water movement underground in the mountain with many characteristic stalactites. there is a legend that the stalagmite rutting down the cave’s gate has contributed to the name of “Phong Nha”, meaning “wind through the teeth”.
Is this worth to visit Phong Nha cave?
Phong Nha cave is famous for its unique stone blocks named after the natural shapes such as “Lion”, “Unicorn”, “Bout”, “Royal palace” or “Statue of Buddha”. After about 19km flowing 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 stalactite stalagmites in some of the 14 rooms inside the cave. Within about 1km is Bi Ky Cave, a sub-branch located in the Phong Nha cave 600m from the entrance. It is believed that for a long time ago from the 9th to 11th centuries, Cham people chose this place as a place of worship.
Phong Nha is the most distinctive cave in terms of its aesthetic value and uniqueness in Phong Nha – Ke Bang heritage, voted by the Royal Society as one of the most beautiful caves in the world with seven criteria: High and wide store; The sandy beach, the most beautiful reefs; Has the most beautiful underground river; Has the most magnificent and magnificent stalactite system; There are high and dry dry caves; Deep and beautiful underground lake; Have the longest water.After dozens of scientific surveys of Vietnamese, French, British … Phong Nha is still there with the mystery.
How to move to Phong Nha cave?
There are many options for you to enjoy such as sleeping bus, motorbike… however we recommend you 2 main service but the best ones are Phong Nha private cars and Hue phong nha by private cars . If your choice is our cheap motorbike rental, you will have to experience the challenge feeling. Another choice is our convenient private car. Our cars are available any time for you.
Ticket prices of Phong Nha cave:
Adult: 150.000/ / pax
Boat Price: 360.000