In the recent days, Phong Nha weather  and Quang Binh weather has been erratic. With heavy rainfall,many tourist products such as Phong Nha cave, Chay river – Dark cave or Moon Spring have to stop temporarily for a few days.

The weather now in Phong Nha is beautiful again (Photo by Nguyen Chien)

Currently (01/08/2018) the weather in Phong Nha and Quang Binh is beautiful again. Caves systems such as Phong Nha cave, Thien Duong cave and Chay River- Dark cave have been operating normally. However, Mooc Spring is currently opened to visit about 100m.

The service is not full available at the spring yet. We will update the weather condition in Phong Nha as well as Quang Binh regularly so that visitors can study the route of their Phong Nha Tour.

Currently, the Phong Nha Ke Bang Tour is open for normal sale.

• Phong Nha cave – Thien Duong cave 1 day

• Thien Duong – Chay River Dark Cave 1 day

• Thien Duong cave -Visit General Vo Nguyen Giap tomb

• Thien Duong cave – Mooc Spring (Visiting only) If you want to find a tour in Phong Nha or Quang Binh Tour, please feel free to contact us for our free consultation and support.

Quang Binh is the narrowest place on the central of Vietnam. Nature has given favor to Quang Binh province to have a long beach with beautiful and romantic beaches. The total length is 160 km. So there are many famous beachs that everyone knows when referring to Quang Binh province. It one of them is the Nhat Le beach. It is located in the northeast of Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province.

A beautiful flower on the Nhat Le beach

Walking along the coast you will see the trees standing against each other to wind the wind. Sitting on the white sandy beach you can feel the salty winds blowing from the sea. You can see the beautiful landscape and you can enjoy the delicious seafood here. For example: the squid, lobster, steamed or grilled fish, oysters…The good time to visit the seaside is from April to August every year. This time of the summer, visitors can soak up the calm blue waves on the beach in the city.

Nhat Le

Of course, when visiting the beach tourists can take the beautiful pictures of this place. Visitors can hunt for great photos for themselves as a collection about this lovely land. Nhat Le is means “ the brilliance of the sun” This is where the place is very different from other places. Please come here to feel it: Nhat Le beach, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province.

Miss Grand International 2017 is titled “Ending the War and Violence,” which is scheduled to take place from 5th to 25th of October  2017 in Vietnam,  three provinces: Quang Binh, Hue and Kien Giang.

Miss Grand International is one of the 5 largest beauty pageants in the world. Miss Grand International with the participation of contestants from 80 to 90 countries around the world are always expected of everyone. Thanks to this event, many people from many countries will know the beauty of the nature, people and culture of Vietnam – a country always peace-loving, rich potential tourism and hospitality.

Those girls are supposed to visit, support the vulnerable children of the war. They participate in charity work, peaceful campaigns to help the people who have been in a war and violence area around the world. The contest consists of: Press conferences, beautiful swimsuit contest, Traditional costume competition, preliminary and final contest.

In the morning of announcing the final results of the Miss Grand International 2016 in Las Vegas, USA on 26th October , the host – Brian White made the audiences unexpected when disclosed about the venue of Miss International Peace 2017 is Vietnam.

MC – Brian White gave the audiences the question: “According to you, where do you think always stay at home?”, The answer was Vietnam. Brian White invited everyone to watch the clip.

In the clip about 2 minutes, the nature and people of Vietnam appeared vividly. Miss Nguyen Thi Le Quyen chanted the phrase “Vietnam” in this competition in 2015 and Miss Nguyen Thi Loan with impressive dress was so beautiful at “  traditional costume competition ” in 2016.

Moreover, with this clip in 2 minutes, the world audience did not only have a chance to see the famous places of Vietnam such as Ha Long Bay, Hue, Hoi An … but they also admire the cultural features.

SunSpa Resort (Bao Ninh commune, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh Province) is place to the national costume contest “Miss World Peace 2017“. 8-13/10/2017 is the time in Quang Binh

Here are some pictures of girls :

Taylor Kessler – Miss United States of America

Svetlana Khokhlova – Miss Russian

Huyen My – Miss Viet Nam

Caroline Venturini – Miss Brazil

Do not miss the opportunity to admire the beauty of the caves, when you have the opportunity to come to Quang Binh.

Paradise cave – Phong Nha cave

Paradise cave – Dark cave

Phong Nha cave – Dark cave

1,Phong Nha Bamboo Café

Bamboo Cafe is a local restaurant and bar, opened since July 2014, located in Phong Nha town. They are working on how to build this hidden gem as the best place for relaxing and chilling out for all  travelers passing by this region.You will find this place has really  friendly staff; great vibe; good local and Western foods; and amazing fresh drinks.

 If you want to find a space where you can find the mixture of old style; modern; friendly and natural decoration. You should come by and have a drink. Making your travel easier and happier is their priority. Many local specialties and also vegetarian foods will be showed in detailed to you by a professional team here. If you want to explore delicious food, this is a place not to be missed.

Cost: The spring rolls cost VND60,000, sweet and sour ribs with rice go for VND80,000 and a Phong Nha vegetarian volcano (tofu, mushroom, tomato, onion and capsicum) costs VND50,000.

2, Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger is the kind of place where you can instantly make a bunch of new best friends simply by sitting down. The telltale buzz of a good backpacker joint seeps out of the front gate and onto the street long after most other restaurants close.

The Easy Tiger kitchen serves meals and finger food from 6am to 10.30pm, focusing on Western dishes with a local twist. The bar is open until 11pm, offering a range of beer, sodas, fresh juices, smoothies, wines and even ciders, with free drinking water refills. Easy Tiger is also known for its in-house band that plays three to four nights a week, filling the space with hits and classics.

Cost: Drinks range from VND15,000 for a soda and VND20,000 for a Huda beer to VND80,000 for a Magners Apple Cider.

3,Capture Vietnam Café

Capture in Phong Nha is famous for Western food and great wood fire pizza. Fresh juices and healthy smoothies go a long way when dealing with the warm weather here. Come try their desserts (carrot cake, chocolate cake, brownies, muffin, cookies…) also ice cream ( vanilla, coconut, chocolate, mango, mint ice cream) all great. Also, they have gluten free polenta. They also have nice postcards and stamps.

On a cold rainy day there is NOTHING BETTER than discovering a warm, cozy, place with delicious food. The wood burning oven at this restaurant is by far the focal piece. The pizza is delicious, and uses many premium imported toppings. From 3-5pm they have special 10″ pizza + local beer deals for only 60.000 vnd. That’s insane!

Cost: Food prices range from a veggie hummus sandwich at VND70,000 to a classic pizza at VND180,000. Drinks prices range from VND15,000 for a soda and VND20,000 for local beer to a Capture Nutella frappe at VND90,000

4,Bar Bomb Crater

Bomb Crater Bar is located right on the Son river, just 3km from Phong Nha Village (Son Trach) on the Old French Highway. Cold drinks and great service make this the perfect place to stop along the road between Phong Nha and the Bong Lai Valley or the Phong Nha Farmstay if you are out on a cycle ride or just looking for a cold drink, a place to relax or somewhere to watch the sunset.

The location on the river is great for a swim and is a relaxing and chilled out place to have a beer, coffee, cocktail, smoothie or a bite to eat.

Cost: A Huda beer costs VND20,000, soda is VND15,000 and mixed drinks are VND50,000. Snacks range from VND5,000 for a bag of crisps to VND70,000 for a meal.

5,East Hill Phong Nha

East Hill is Phong Nha’s most bizarrely creative establishment, perched on the top of a mound of earth. The owner originally opened it for the backpacker market, but now most of his customers are Vietnamese — students and teachers from Dong Hoi.

The café looks out over the valley and you can almost taste the peaceful silence that washes over you with the breeze. Bright yellow flowers waft gently on one side and a long wooden bench rims the front of the café hut, laden with a few big smooth stones on which someone has painted the Wifi password. Order a morning ca phe den or sua da and join the locals as they watch the sun wake up.

Cost: Ranges from VND15,000 for beer to VND17,000 for a delicious coffee.

These places are very close to the famous caves: Paradise cave, Phong Nha cave and Dark cave. A popular tour company, Netin Travel can provide you with the opportunity to experience Vietnam through the professional guide of friendly local people.

Phong Nha cave – Paradise cave

Phong Nha cave – Dark cave

Paradise cave – Dark cave

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To support all travellers, when booking a daily Phong Nha tour you will take free pickup and drop off. With interesting tours from our company, you will have take more convenience and savings. In order to be a trusted friend, we give customers: Friendliness,hospitality, enthusiasm in the first cooperation.

You only need to book a daily tour at NETIN TRAVEL, immediately you will receive great incentives:

+ Your tour will remain the same price.

+ Free pick-up from the airport/ train station/ bus station/ hotel… at Dong Hoi city.

+ Free drop- off to the airport/ train station/ bus station/ hotel… at Dong Hoi city.

+ Moreover, we apply a 10% discount when registering a group (more 5 persons).

We are looking forward to receiving cooperation from customers next time!

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Phone: 0523850505

Hotline: 0914666872 Ms. Lan 0912356056 Mr. Cuong

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Our daily group tours

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– Paradise Cave – Zipline – Dark Cave ($64/pax)

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– Under 5 years old: free

– From 5 to 10 years old: 50%

– Over 10 years old: 100%

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On september 27, the Management Board of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park held a conference on tourism in the first nine months of 2016, aiming to draw the lessons of experience and the orientation of the remaining months and 2017. Attending the conference were Mr.Tran Tien Dung, vice chairman of the provincial people’s committee; representatives of the related departments and branches.

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Phong Nha Ke Bang

In the past time, total number of tourists to Phong Nha Ke Bang achieved more than 626,195 arrivals; of which international arrivals were 67,817 visitors and 558,378 domestic tourists, rose by 1% compared to the same period last year. Total revenues reached VND 102 billion.

The Park Management Board in collaboration with people’s committee of Son Trach commune and some of tourism enterprises encouraged and supported the local residents in building homestay, farmstay, hotels…

Speaking at the conference, Mr.Tran Tien Dung praised the efforts of the Management Board of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park to overcome the difficulties in the past time and implement the guidelines of the PPC on the reduction of 30% ticket price of Phong Nha Cave and Tien Son caves and other tourist routes in the Park.

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Among  the 57 new caves announced by the experts , Hang Tien 2 is considered a  beautiful cave. This cave has been licensed for tourism by the Quang Binh Provincial government  in early July  2016.

(22/6/2016)Today, Mr Howard Limbert , the cave expert announced 57 recently discovered caves in Quang Binh. Among these caves, the British cave expert  evaluates Hang Tien’s  potential  position.

Along with Hang Tien 1, Hang Tien 2 is called ” anonymous Paradise ” in  mountainous region, Cao Quang (Tuyen Hoa district) bordering Tan Hoa (Minh Hoa district). This is the last cave of Tu Lan cave system, located outside the national park of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, which is known as the Kingdom of the cave.

Hang Tien 2 is 2,519 meters in length. The cave has the deepest place about 94 m above the ground. There is a nice stream outside the cave. Its mouth is about 3 meters high but only 1.5 meters wide. The most prominent feature of Hang Tien 2 is the border (on) on the ceiling of mysterious rock . The main arch of the cave is about 400 meters long , about 30 meters high. Tien Cave Tien Cave 2 and 1 are both dry caves, a stream just created in the flood season. The cave’s ceiling is with countless colorful paintings. Many sections have walls with beautiful stalactites. The stalactite is formed from hundreds of years with many shapes makes up the beauty of the cave. Because the cave’s natural beauty is so rare , It is named Hang Tien – Fairy Cave, associated with the legend, “The fairy down to earth”.

Previously, the local people explored Hang Tien 1 and 2 but they don’t have any specialized agency surveyed before. In 1994, the British Caving Association made a survey this cave for the first time . Last March, the cave experts  continued to discover  the entire length and width of this cave as well as made specific plans on tour operators, submit them to  the People’s Committee of Quang Binh province.

On the same day with the announcement of 57 recently discovered caves in Quang Binh, the provincial People’s Committee allowed the Oxalis company  open  tours, taking tourists to the Hang Tien 1 and 2 according to the tour experience (1 day), exploring (2 days) and exploring the cave system with Tu Lan (5 days).

Mr Chau A – the CEO of Oxalis company  said that “Hang Tien 2 will officially welcome guests from the beginning of July. The tour will have the number of tourists from 8-20 people.

 

About 100 adventurers will participate in the second Tu Lan Adventure Race 2016 in the central Quang Binh Province from April 1 to 3.

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Challenge: About 100 adventurers will participate in the second Tu Lan Adventure Race 2016 in the central Quang Binh Province from April 1 to 3. Photo courtesy of Oxalis Adventure Tours

The organisers of the race, Oxalis Adventure Tours and Vietmark Team Building, said 10 teams will compete in a boat race that involves various caves and other features in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, covering 30km of trails and rivers.

This adventure-filled race combines racing in untamed rivers in a traditional Doc Moc (dug-out canoe) boat, jungle treks, climbing up and down hills, and swimming in underground rivers.

The race organisers said competitors would have to overcome their fears and challenge their limits, but they would also explore many incredible places in Tu Lan area with several magnificent destinations such as Rat Cave, Hung Ton Cave and Hung Ton Valley.

The main purpose of the race is to create a new playground for those who love challenges and exploration, love to join nature conservation activities, and want to provide community support. A certain percentage of the proceeds from the tickets will go towards the construction of floating houses, which will help poor households in Tan Hoa Village.

The race promises harder challenges and completely new experiences with absolutely unforgettable moments in the wildest jungles of Viet Nam.

The winners of the first prize will get VND50 million (US$2,270), while the runner-up and third-place winner will get VND40 million and VND30 million, respectively.

The organisers are also presenting a media prize of VND35 million.

The wanderlust travel magazine has just voted most 5 amazing caves in the world. Phong Nha Caves was also honored to be listed.
Ranked 5th on the list, Phong Nha Caves was introduced as a wonderful cave with colorful stalagmites and stalactites system

The cave was located in the centre of Quang Binh province – North Central Coast of Viet Nam far from Ha Noi 500km to the South.
This cave has been well-known like a Wonder and meets UNESCO’s criteria : The longest wet cave, Highest and largest entrance of the cave.
The largest and most beautiful sandy-bank and reefs.The most beautiful underground lake.The most magnificent miraculous stalactites.
The most beautiful underground river. Cave with high and large dry cave.

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Phong Nha cave

To get inside 9 long caves system 44,5km, guest must pass through an underground river connecting with Son (Lipstick) river; however at the first 1,5km, guest
can use hiring boat to get in. Moreover, visitors can also participate in interesting places such as climbing mountain, kayaking in march april and may.
When coming here, traveler will be attracted by white butterflies. Currently, Phong Nha caves is one of the most famous destinations in Quang Binh that attracts traveler

Beside Phong Nha caves, top 5 caves that were voted by Wanderlust, there are also Waitomo, New Zealand; Limestone cave India (America); Dan-yr-Ogof (Wales); Eisriesenwelt, (Austria)./.