- 1 PHONG NHA CAVE TOURS OVERVIEW:
- 2 THE MEANING OF PHONG NHA
- 3 WHERE IS PHONG NHA?
- 4 WHAT TO DO IN PHONG NHA?
- 5 WHERE TO STAY IN PHONG NHA?
- 6 WHAT TO EAT IN PHONG NHA?
- 7 PHONG NHA PARADISE CAVE TOUR ITINERARY:
- 8 HOW YOU ENJOY PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR FROM DONG HOI?
- 9 PHONG NHA PARADISE CAVE TOUR FULL DAY Price, Inclusion, Exclusion?
- 10 THINGS TO BRING, TRAVEL GUIDE, CHILDREN POLICY
- 11 HOW TO BOOK PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR VIETNAM?
- 12 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR?
- 12.1 Question (Q): What is special about Phong Nha Caves?
- 12.2 Q: How much time to spend in Phong Nha?
- 12.3 Q: Can I combine Phong Nha, Dark Cave and Paradise Cave in one day?
- 12.4 Q: How much for Phong Nha Cave Private Tour?
- 12.5 Q: How far is Phong Nha from Dong Hoi?
- 12.6 Q: How far is Paradise cave from Dong Hoi?
- 12.7 Q: Best time to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park?
Recently, Phong Nha Park has been becoming a popular tourist destination in Vietnam for all travelers around the world. Since Son Doong cave is known as the biggest cave around the globe, many visitors have come to explore awesome caves, grottoes of the region, out of which is Phong Nha Cave. To meet a high demand of visiting Phong Nha cave from Dong Hoi city, PTV organise Phong Nha Cave Tours from Dong Hoi.
PHONG NHA CAVE TOURS OVERVIEW:
Duration: full day
Starting time: 8:30 a.m
Ending time: 04:00 p.m
Pick up point: your hotel
Drop off point: your hotel
Highlights: boat trip – limestones mountains – slalactities – stalagmites – river – villages
THE MEANING OF PHONG NHA
This place was called Phong Nha by suggestion from the image of mountains in regular rows like the image of Vietnamese mandarins standing in a row in an orderly order on the court.
WHERE IS PHONG NHA?
At the center of the Annamite Mountain Range in the Vietnamese province of Quang Binh, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park borders the Hin Namno Nature Reserve in the Lao PDR to the west. The 123,326 hectare property is home to numerous sizable, frequently spectacular, and scientifically significant caves as well as terrestrial and aquatic habitats, primary and secondary forests, regions of natural regeneration, tropical dense forests, and savanna.
WHAT TO DO IN PHONG NHA?
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is located in central Vietnam and is known for its stunning karst landscape, intricate cave systems, and diverse wildlife. Here are some things you can do when visiting Phong Nha:
Explore the caves
Phong Nha has some of the most beautiful and unique cave systems in the world, including Son Doong, the largest cave in the world. Visitors can explore caves such as Phong Nha Cave, Paradise Cave, and Dark Cave, which offer breathtaking views of stalactites and stalagmites, underground rivers, and crystal clear pools.
Trekking and hiking
There are a variety of trails in the national park that take you through lush forests, stunning limestone formations, and to hidden waterfalls. Popular hikes include the trek to the Nuoc Nut Cave, the Hang En Cave trek, and the hike to the top of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park mountain.
Cycling and motorbike tours
Phong Nha’s beautiful countryside is best explored on two wheels. Rent a bike or a motorbike and explore the surrounding villages, rice paddies, and limestone karsts. Some popular routes include the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Ben Hai River route.
Explore the park’s underground river systems by kayaking through the Phong Nha Cave or the Dark Cave. The crystal-clear water and towering limestone formations make for an unforgettable experience.
Visit ethnic minority villages
There are several ethnic minority villages around Phong Nha where visitors can experience local life and culture. The most popular villages to visit are Ban Doong, Ban Kho Muong, and Ban Thung.
Relax and unwind
After a day of exploring, take some time to relax and unwind in one of Phong Nha’s natural hot springs, where you can soak in the mineral-rich water while taking in the stunning views.
Overall, Phong Nha offers a variety of activities for nature lovers and adventure seekers alike, making it a must-visit destination in Vietnam.
WHERE TO STAY IN PHONG NHA?
Phong Nha is a great location to take in the splendor of rural Vietnam. Booking a boutique homestay, farmstay, or villa among the nearby rice fields is the greatest choice for those who love the outdoors. Here, you’ll experience country life firsthand and awaken to breathtaking views every morning. There are a few different places to stay in Phong Nha town, such as unpretentious hostels and modest riverside guest houses.
Funny Monkeys Homestay
A Little Leaf Homestay
Phong Nha Coco House
WHAT TO EAT IN PHONG NHA?
Phong Nha is a small town located in central Vietnam, surrounded by lush greenery, rivers, and stunning limestone mountains. The region is known for its unique cuisine that is influenced by the flavors of the central highlands, southern Vietnam, and the Mekong Delta. Here are some of the must-try dishes in Phong Nha:
This is a crispy, savory pancake filled with pork, shrimp, and bean sprouts, served with fresh herbs, lettuce, and dipping sauce.
Bun Bo Hue
A spicy beef noodle soup that originates from the city of Hue, which is known for its spicy and flavorful broth.
Grilled pork skewers wrapped in rice paper with fresh herbs, cucumber, and pickled vegetables, served with a sweet and sour dipping sauce.
A dish made from sticky rice cooked in a bamboo tube, giving it a unique smoky flavor. It is usually served with grilled pork or chicken.
Vietnam’s most famous dish is a noodle soup made with beef or chicken broth, rice noodles, herbs, and vegetables.
A thick and chewy noodle soup made with tapioca flour and served with seafood, pork, or chicken.
A popular dish from central Vietnam made with rice, small clams, herbs, and peanuts.
A Vietnamese sandwich made with a crispy baguette, pork, pate, pickled vegetables, and fresh herbs.
Ca Kho To
A traditional Vietnamese dish of caramelized fish in a clay pot, usually served with steamed rice.
A sweet dessert soup made with beans, tapioca pearls, coconut milk, and fruit.
In summary, Phong Nha’s cuisine is a mix of central highland and southern Vietnamese flavors that offers a diverse range of dishes that are unique to the region.
PHONG NHA PARADISE CAVE TOUR ITINERARY:
In the morning, we will come to pick you up at hotel in Dong Hoi city or Phong Nha area and we then begin our Phong Nha Cave Tours to Phong Nha National Park.
Hence, Phong Nha Park is a complex of limestones mountains located in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district. The process of tectonophysical exploration has created a lot of caves in this areas. According to scientists, there are roughly 500 caves in Phong Nha areas. In Phong Nha areas, there are many well known caves in the world attracting lots of visitors such as Phong Nha Cave, Tien Son Cave, Paradise Cave, Moc Spring, En Cave, Tien Cave, especially Son Doong Cave which is believed to be the largest cave in the world. So coming to this region, you will take your chance to admire the creation of Mother Nature, visiting impressive lime stones caves in the Kingdom of Caves in Vietnam.
So upon reaching Phong Nha Cave, we then get on motorized boat sailing along the Son river. The river was a legend in the Vietnam war when North Vietnam transported weapons and supplies for the fight in the South. In nice days, the river is reflecting itself creating such a picturesque landscape. Also, you will witness the daily life of local people with all little lovely houses on the both sides as well as the fishing farm raised by the locals. Riding boat on this special river, we are like entering another world.
Phong Nha Cave
Continue our Phong Nha Cave Tours, the boat takes us in and the engine is off. From here, we keep going further in to explore a small part of the world’s longest underground river. The sceneries here are just stunning, i.e you will see huge stalactites and stalagmites on two sides, finding out some special pictures created by nature in your imagination. Furthermore, the beauty of the cave is more sparkling under colorful lights.
Upon finishing this, we head back out and then 20 minute walk on sand dunes will give you more opportunity to feel and admire more the charm of the nature.
Tien Son Cave
Later, we keep touring our Phong Nha Cave Tours to walk up many stairs to pay a visit to Tien Son Cave which is a part of Phong Nha. Unlike Phong Nha which is wet one, Tien Son Cave is considered as the first wonder or dry cave. From up high, you can see small villages underneath with massive green rice paddy fields and the Son river bending the village. What an amazing view!
Arriving in Tien Son cave, we will follow the wooden path and explore more an everlasting charm of the cave, we are like entering the royal palace of the emperor in ancient times. Absolutely, your photo opportunities are endless.
To finish Tien Son Cave, we will go back down and our boat will transfer us back to Phong Nha area. From here, our guide and driver will take you for lunch in a local restaurant.
Later on, our Phong Nha Cave Tours proceeds to Paradise cave. The car drive leads us through legendary Ho Chi Minh Trail. And you can appreciate the bravery and endurance of the Vietnamese people. As you know, Paradise Cave is the longest dry cave in Asia with a total length of 31.4 km. Especially, this cave is discovered by a local man named Ho Khanh who suddenly found it in a lush green jungle.
On arrival, we will get transfer by golf cart and till we get off, we starting walking up with nearly 400 steps to conquer the cave. Reaching the cave, the guide will take you in and from now, you can realize how spectacular the landscape is. Therefore, this cave is attracting your eyes everywhere you go. You will find the best scenes of the cave; it looks like a scene on a movie or the creation of stalactites makes you lost in a fairy land of fairy tale.
After exploring 800 m long of the Paradise Cave, we then come back out. You might take a rest before our guide and driver transfer you back to the hotel. And our Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour will to an end here. We wish you had a wonderful day with Premium Travel Vietnam and wish you all the best.
HOW YOU ENJOY PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR FROM DONG HOI?
So, if you participate with Premium Travel Vietnam in this Phong Nha Cave Tour from Dong Hoi, we promise to give you the best trip with memorable travel experience. Thus, you will take your chance to explore 2 most beautiful caves in one day from Dong Hoi city. First, you will sightseeing Wet and Dry cave in Phong Nha while taking an opportunity to explore one part of the longest underground cave in Asia – Paradise Cave. Hence, this cave is true with its name – Paradise. You seem to be lost in Paradise in Vietnam. Finally, this Phong Nha Cave Tours is worth it with your money and a must do trip while you are coming to Phong Nha National Park.
PHONG NHA PARADISE CAVE TOUR FULL DAY Price, Inclusion, Exclusion?
If you are coming to Dong Hoi city and look for Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour Full Day, please send an email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us at Whatsapp at 0084 979613777. We will promptly response to you and we are honored to serve you.
- 4 – seat private car with air conditioning
- Experienced driver
- English speaking guide
- Entrance ticket
- Cold water and wet tissue
- Travel insurance
- Other expenses
- Soft drinks and beverages
- Tips and gratuities
THINGS TO BRING, TRAVEL GUIDE, CHILDREN POLICY
THINGS TO BRING
- Fully charged camera
- Sun cream
- Climbing shoes
- Sun glasses
- Insect spray
- Shoulder covers
- In months of October, November, December, January, February; it normally rains in Phong Nha areas, let’s bring rain coats with you. For the rest of the year, it is usually cool and pleasant.
- Phong Nha Paradise Cave Tour departs from Dong Hoi city and is conducted in good weather conditions. We will not organize the tour in case of bad weather.
- FOC for children under 5 years old
- 50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
- Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old
HOW TO BOOK PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR VIETNAM?
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR?
Question (Q): What is special about Phong Nha Caves?
Answer (A): The interesting names of the rock formations at Phong Nha, like “the Lion,” “the Unicorn,” “the Kneeling Elephant,” and “the Buddha,” have made them famous. The Son river emerges from the mouth of this cave after meandering approximately 19 kilometers below, emptying a sizable portion of the limestone highlands near Phong Nha.
Q: How much time to spend in Phong Nha?
A: You can spend two days in Phong Nha or take fast visits to one or two caverns in a day. Even a week may be spent thoroughly taking all the exciting cave trips. Ideally, you should schedule at least 3 days in Phong Nha to see a cave or two as well as other sights.
Q: Can I combine Phong Nha, Dark Cave and Paradise Cave in one day?
A: Yes, you can do bu the time is very limited. As we advise, you should start very early if you want to do 3 caves in one day.
Q: How much for Phong Nha Cave Private Tour?
A: To know the best price for Phong Nha Cave Private Tour from Dong Hoi, you can contact us here.
Q: How far is Phong Nha from Dong Hoi?
A: The distance between Dong Hoi city and Phong Nha cave is roughly 45 kilometers and it will take around one (1) hour to get there by private car.
Q: How far is Paradise cave from Dong Hoi?
A: The distance between Dong Hoi city and Phong Nha cave is roughly 68 kilometers and it will take around one (1) hour and a half to get there by private car.
Q: Best time to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park?
A: The months of March through August are the ideal times to explore Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. As it’s the dry season, now is the perfect time to explore the park’s many natural wonders. On most days, the temperature can reach 32 °C, making it warm or even hot. But it is a mountainous area so it is always cool inside the caves.
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