With its popularity and uniqueness, Phong Nha – Ke Bang is a destination not to be missed when traveling in Quang Binh this summer. Nestled in the heart of Quang Binh Vietnam, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park is a haven for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers alike. With its stunning karst mountains, mysterious caves, and lush rainforests, this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers a mesmerizing tapestry of natural beauty waiting to be discovered. Join us as we embark on a day of exploration in this enchanting national park.
Referring to Quang Binh, many people will immediately think of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. This place attracts visitors by its majestic natural beauty with limestone caves and green rivers.
With an area of about 200,000 hectares, it is impossible to explore all the places. So the following are the attractions that visitors can explore in one day in Phong Nha – Ke Bang.
Phong Nha – Tien Son Cave
Phong Nha cave and Tien Son cave are two tourist attractions that many tourists choose to visit during the day. If Tien Son cave is a dry cave, Phong Nha cave owns the longest underground river system in the world.
To get to Phong Nha cave, visitors buy tickets from the boat station and move along the Son River for more than 30 minutes. When coming to the cave, the boatman will turn off the engine for the boat to go down the water. Around this time, visitors can see the scenery inside the cave with thousands of stalactites created over millions of years.
For Tien Son cave, the boat will stop in front of the cave entrance. Visitors have to walk along the stone steps to admire the cave known as “The place of fairyland”. Along the way, visitors also have the opportunity to see other landscapes such as Truong Son mountain range, Chay river.
Both caves are located quite close to each other, so tours often combine exploring these two caves in one day. Normally, the tour will lead visitors to visit Phong Nha cave first, then Tien Son cave. Ticket prices for these tours range from 650,000-1 million VND per visitor.
Located about 30 minutes by motorbike from Phong Nha center, Thien Duong cave is likened to an “underground palace”. In addition, this limestone cave is also rated by the Royal Cave Association of England as the longest dry cave in Asia.
After purchasing a ticket, visitors will be transferred to the site by tram or walk through the forest for about 500 meters to reach the cave entrance. Thien Duong Cave has a length of more than 31.4 km, but currently visitors can only explore about one kilometer on the tour.
Following the wooden stairs, visitors will see thousands of unique shaped stone blocks here. Besides, the lighting system in the cave also brings magnificent and mysterious scenes.
Entrance tickets are divided into 3 ticket prices. Adults are 250,000 VND, children over 1.1 m to 1.3 m are 125,000 VND and children under 1.1 m are free. The tour will take more than one kilometer, so please wear sports shoes or soft footwear suitable for hiking.
Mooc spring resort
Mooc Spring is a famous tourist destination located between the valleys of limestone ranges in Phong Nha – Ke Bang area. The charming scenery and cool atmosphere here are very suitable for picnics with family and friends.
Coming to Mooc spring, visitors will be immersed in the cool, blue water. In addition to swimming, visitors can participate in some other fun activities such as swinging rope, kayaking.
There are not only amusement parks, but also many unique check-in points at Mooc spring resort to serve visitors. If you have the opportunity to come here from mid-March to the end of April, visitors can also admire thousands of yellow flowers blooming, painting all over the stream.
Ticket prices here are divided by high season and low season. In the high season, the ticket price is about 180,000 VND for adults, and about 100,000 VND for children. In contrast, in the low season, the ticket price for adults is about 130,000 VND and children are 50,000 VND. The above price includes spring bathing, jumping, kayaking, life jackets, paddles and lifeguards.
Chay River – Dark Cave
If you love outdoor activities, don’t miss the Chay river tourist destination – Dark cave. This is a tourist destination that attracts many backpackers because of its fresh landscape and many fun activities.
One of the activities that many people choose is the zipline game. Specifically, visitors will be able to zipline from Chay river to Dark cave. From above, tourists will see the whole Chay river and surrounding mountains.
Combined with zipline activities, visitors can buy tickets to enter the mud bath in Dark Cave. Package tickets at Chay river – Dark cave are about 450,000 VND per person. This ticket price includes zipline swing, mud bath, kayaking, Chay river bathing, costume to explore Dark cave and continuous game show.
Nestled in the woods, Ozo Treetop Park is another tourist destination for visitors who love physical activities. This place owns a rich game system in both trees and water.
The campus is divided into 2 areas with the upper Ozo area for recreational activities such as boating, sightseeing. Meanwhile in the lower Ozo, visitors can rest in huts or relax at the beaches of small waterfalls.
Tickets to visit and play at Ozo Park cost about 200,000 VND for adults and 100,000 VND for children. Included activities include a 999 m platform walk, a zipline ride, a spring bath and a visit to the park. Because it is an outdoor activity area, visitors should be in good health, wear comfortable clothes to exercise and prepare snacks to fight hunger. Read more Review of 3-day journey to conquer Kong Collapse sinkhole