Dark Cave is the most popular tourism site in the area. It was first discovered in 1990 and opened up not long after that. The Dark Cave is the smaller version of the Son Doong Cave. The reason for the name is that there is no artificial light installed inside the cave and with its total length of 6 kilometers it’s nothing but darkness! Moreover, the rocks inside the cave are dark, with grey and black color.

In 2014 a 400 meters double-zip line was built and is now used to enter the cave. The zip-line is the longest zip-line in Vietnam and the Phong Nha-Ke Bang Tourism Center received a Vietnamese Guinness Records award at the beginning of the Quang Binh 2015 Cave Festival which was a big success for attracting customer who love adventure games.

Dark Cave

The mix of cave exploration and zipline system which attracts more tourist on the visit of the National Park.

There are two option for tourist to visit this site in Dark Cave:

1. Chay River 

Experience the zipline ride and other water games on Chay river such as kayaking, riding swan boat, sliding-board and smaller zipline (Flying fox); holding with your hands and ride to the middle of the river where participants can be able to actually release themselves in to the water.

Swim in Chay River

2. Dark Cave:

Our guides will provide all equipment and information about the history of the cave on the way to explore the Dark Cave and to experience the natural mud-bath inside the cave. After successfully exploring the cave it’s time to take the kayak and paddle back to the boat station and enjoy all activities on Chay river.

Finally, when all the participants have used up their energy in the water games, it’s time to refuel at the Dark Cave restaurant. Our chefs prepare tasty traditional meals for a very reasonable price and the dining area has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Zipline Chay River
Zipline Chay River

Dark Cave price:

1. Full-access ticket dark Cave

  • Adult (Height from 1.3m onward, weight limit within 40 – 90kg): 450.000 vnd/pax

Including: Riding the long zipline to the entrance of the cave (400m), exploring the cave and enjoy the natural mud-bath inside one of the passages, kayaking, smaller zipline on the river, adventure bridge, swan-boat ride, sliding board, etc.

Explorer Dark Cave
  • Children (Height from 1m – 1.3m): 150.000 vnd/pax (Use kayak to enter the cave instead of the long zipline)

Including: exploring the cave and enjoy the natural mud-bath inside one of the passages, kayaking, smaller zipline on the river, swan-boat ride, sliding board, etc.

Tour Paradise Cave and Dark Cave 1 day full

2. Limit – access ticket (No cave access)

–  Adult (Height from 1.3m onward, weight limit within 40 – 90kg): 270.000 vnd/pax

Including: Riding the long zipline to the entrance of the cave (400m), kayaking, smaller zipline on the river, adventure bridge, swan-boat ride, sliding board, etc.

– Children (Height from 1m – 1.3m): 110.000 vnd/pax (Use kayak instead of the long zipline)

Kayak in Chay River
Song Chay Hang Toi – Dark cave

Including: kayaking, smaller zipline on the river, adventure bridge, swan-boat ride, sliding board, etc.

Vinh Moc Tunnels is part of Vinh Linh’s tunnel village system, distributed within of 15 villages. The system of tunnel villages and works in the tunnels consists of 3 floors, 8-22.5m above the ground, more than 1000m long, 1.7-1.8m high. Along the two sides of the tunnel there are small walls and niches that can accommodate 2 to 4 people. In the tunnels, there are other works such as: bulletin board, maternity house, water well, surgery station, dispensary, cooking kitchen, there is also a hall with a capacity of 50-60 people for meetings and performances. art.

VInh Moc Tunner
Tourists visit Vinh Moc tunnels

When the war reached the point of destruction, even plants and insects were burned by thousands of tons of bombs. Then life here goes on sequentially. Unbelievably in the 2000 days and nights of existence, this place no one was injured and 17 babies were born. The lullaby overpowered the bomb. Today, Vinh Moc Tunnels is the birthplace of the vitality of Vietnamese people, visitors not only admire the tunnel system but also contemplate the slogan, which has become the philosophy for the whole nation: “An inch does not go, a glass that doesn’t leave”.

Vinh Linh is a district in the north of Quang Tri province, divided into two by the 17th parallel, according to the Geneva agreement in 1954. Since 1965, the US imperialists waged a war to destroy North Vietnam by force. The land of Vinh Linh north of the Ben Hai River became a bomb bag, the fire line of the war. During the time Quang Tri was liberated (1965 – 1972), the land of less than 820 km2 was subjected to more than half a million tons of bombs and bullets. On average, a resident suffered 7 tons. With the will of “An inch does not go, a glass does not leave”, clinging to protect the homeland, keeping the blood vessels open to support the front line. The army and people of Vinh Linh province have moved their lives from the ground to the underground to create a massive tunnel village with 114 tunnels, with a length of slightly 40 km, along with more than 2000 km of trenches, connecting the tunnel villages with each other. . Vinh Moc Tunnels is the most typical, a miracle for existence to live, independence and freedom.

door Vinh mooc
door Vinh mooc

Within 3 years from 1965 to 1968, both fighting the enemy and digging tunnels, Vinh Moc village mobilized 18,000 working days to dig and backfill 6000 m3 of soil and rock to create a system of geo-tunnels in the heart of the red earth hill with three compartments. The tunnels are interlaced with many doors from all directions, 4 teams dug 4 branches to form a smooth system called the surrounding tunnel village, surrounding the tunnel village has 8200 m of traffic, they fight with the mass. rock up to 3.76 million m3.

GEOGRAPHY BEACH LOCATION – LEGENDS IN THE INSIDE – A TIME FROM FIRE

The cry of babies bursting into the ground over the sound of falling bombs is one of the legends of Vinh Linh tunnels. And now many tourists have come here to explore and admire Vinh Moc tunnels, “legend in the ground”.

In recent years, Quang Binh tourism has been well known in the world. Especially decent guys are becoming more and more attractive places in the eyes of international friends. famous for its beautiful painting and the wonders of caves such as: Heaven cave, Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave, Son Doong cave, Tu lan cave … but maybe you still don’t know much about a place, considered to be sung today. That is the Chay River – Dark cave in Phong Nha – Ke Bang. This article we want to share with you the most complete information about this place.

Chay River and Dark cave is located in Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. Chay River – Dark Cave is 75 km away from Dong Hoi in the Northwest, 3km from Thien Duong Cave. Chay River – Dark Cave is managed by Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. You can only go by car or motorbike to get here. Bus currently only runs from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha. Want from Phong Nha to here you have to rent a tourist car in Phong Nha or Phong Nha motorbike to experience.

 

In 1992, the cave was discovered and named the Dark cave by the Royal Caves Expedition Association of England because of the dense darkness covering the nooks and crannies of the cave. The cave is 5,258m long, 80m high, 50m wide, including 2 gates: the front door is adjacent to the Chay river (30m high, 10m wide) and the back door is adjacent to the forest (50m high, about 20m wide). In the cave there are many stalactites shaped, diverse colors. The old stalactites have faded, the color is lime yellow, the color is white lime, the other is moss green. In particular, Dark cave possesses stalactites with parasitic living ferns – rarely seen in other caves.

According to scientific researchers, these stalactites are vestiges of a period of strong geological movement. Dark Cave also has underground river sections tens of meters deep, a natural freshwater lake named Thuy Tien and a mud lake of about 20m2 with essential minerals that are good for human health. In addition, the area of ​​Dark cave is also inhabited by animals such as bats, swallows, etc., especially the Hatinh langurs – primate species listed in Vietnam’s Red Book.

Chay River and Dark Cave is currently managed, invested and exploited by Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tourism Center with many attractive services. From the Chay River Animal Observatory, visitors can experience a zipline with a length of 400m across the river to reach the front door of the Dark cave. After exploring and bathing mud in the cave, visitors will be kayaking to explore the Chay River, then zipline zip line to drop people into the river bath and participate in many interesting underwater games.

  • You should prepare yourself a bikini outfit for the Mud Cave Dark bathing
  • For those who do not shower in the mud cave, how would you like to dress in clothes that you feel most comfortable with? But it is best to wear swimwear to facilitate the swing and bath springs again.
  • In addition, you should prepare an extra towel to wipe yourself dry when bathing in the stream is finished. Of course there will also be resorts but I think you should use your own towels.
  • Not all that you should wear comfortable clothes, sunscreen.
  • Wearing sandals is best because after bathing in the stream, wearing thick will be very uncomfortable. But it depends on your preference.

Tickets to visit the Chay River cave have 2 types of tickets. When buying a ticket to visit the Chay River in the evening, it is not returned. The entrance ticket to the Chay Song River Dinner includes the following services:

+ Package tickets: 450,000 VND / ticket.

Ticket service includes games at Chay River Dark Cave: Zipline Swing, Dark Mud Bath, Kayka Rowing, Baseball River Bathing, Lifejacket, headlamp, helmet to Dark Cave, game show continuous.

+ Private ticket service: VND 270,000 / ticket

Services include: Zipline zip-line, Kayka, Chay river bathing, life jacket, play games show games continuously…

Tours: Dark cave – Zipline – Paradise cave

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7 The best of Phong Nha Ke Bang is assessed by royal cave experts in the UK.

  1. The cave is longest.
  2. The door of the cave is highest and widest.
  3. There are the most beautiful underground lakes.
  4. The dry cave is largest and most beautiful.
  5. The most magnificent and beautiful jelly.
  6. The underground river is longest in Vietnam.
  7. The rocks and sand is most beautiful and wide.

Phong Nha cave is 7,729m long. The door is 20-25m wide, about 10m high. With beautiful marble stalactites, large arches, the space in the fanciful cave.

With the 7 most of Phong Nha Ke Bang Cave, visitors will experience the fascinating types of tourism. Currently coming to Phong Nha you can visit Phong Nha Cave for the first 1km and can explore decent Phong 4500 across Son Ho.

The boat will take you on the Son River for about 30 minutes. On the way visitors will see the lives of people and nature in Phong Nha Ke Bang area. By the cave entrance all the engines of the boat will be switched off. Instead, the ferryman will use the steering wheel to pass the pass. Visitors will admire the 7 most of Phong Nha Ke Bang rated by cave experts.

Quickly book tickets to Phong Nha Ke Bang Cave to discover Quang Binh.

Phong Nha Ke Bang Tourism is considered the heart of Quang Binh tourism. In recent years Tourism in Phong Nha Ke Bang has developed strongly. The number of tourists visiting Phong Nha Ke Bang increases each year. Many attractive tourist products are put into operation in Phong Nha.

To synthesize destinations in Phong Nha Ke Bang. Netin Travel has collected Phong Nha Ke Bang tourist map for tourists to visit when traveling to Quang Binh.

Attractive Phong Nha Ke Bang tourist sites such as Phong Nha Cave, Paradise Cave, Chay River- Dark River or Mooc Spring are displayed on the Phong Nha Ke Bang Tourist map. Tourists can easily imagine for their Quang Binh travel itinerary.

With this tourist map, visitors will know the entrance fees at Phong Nha-Ke Bang.

 

You can refer to acctractive tours in Phong Nha – Ke Bang by wedsite: phongnhacave.org
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Quang Binh is a province in Central Vietnam, one of the places that suffered many demages during Vietnam War. Today, when peace is restored, with the inherent beauty that nature offers, Quang Binh has become a famous tourist destination of our country, representing the image of Vietnam closer to the world.  Those are wonderful landscapes and have been recognized as a record. We would like to introduce 11 Vietnam records that Quang Binh owns.

CONTENT

1 Local has the most cave system.

2 The locality has the longest underground river system.

3 The cave has the largest cave dome.

4 Ho Chi Minh Road system (including East and West) goes through the longest province.

5 The locality has the narrowest breadth.

6 Hot Spring is the highest temperature.

7 Three records of Paradise Cave.

7.1 Dry caves have the longest length.

7.2 The long dry cave has the most unique stalactite system.

7.3 The cave has the longest wooden bridge.

8 The longest coastline and sandbar.

8.1 Sun Spa Resort – a tourist area with sea and longest river surface.

Local has the most cave systems.

The common record for all Quang Binh is that “The locality has the most cave systems”. This is also the reason why Quang Binh is always associated with the name “kingdom of caves”. In the system of hundreds of large and small caves here, the Phong Nha – Ke Bang cave system alone is rated as the World’s most valuable by the Royal Cave Research Association of England, there are more than 300 large caves and small caves.

 

The locality has the longest underground river system.

The second common establishment record for Quang Binh is: “The locality has the longest underground river system”. And the place that contains many underground rivers of Quang Binh is also Phong Nha – Ke Bang cave, which owns the winding river system, hidden at the moment. They are the Son River, Chay River and Trooc River with a length of 20km.

The cave has the largest cave arch.

The third record for Son Doong Cave is “The cave with the largest cave”. With a length of 6.5km, width of 200m, height of more than 150m. Son Doong Cave was recognized by the Royal British Cave Association as the natural cave with the largest cave arch on April 22, 2009. In addition, some sections of cave are larger, up to 140x140m including stalactite columns up to 14m high.

 

Ho Chi Minh road system (including East and West branches) passes through the longest province.

The next record is for the Ho Chi Minh road. Quang Binh is one of the provinces with the road named Uncle Ho running through. And the road also brings Quang Binh another record, which is the “Ho Chi Minh road system (including East and West branches) going through the longest province” with 320km of a total length of 2,800km.

Local terrain has the narrowest width.

Quang Binh not only suffered many wars during the war but the terrain structure was also not wide open. Located in the narrowest part of Vietnam’s S-shaped strip of land with a width of only nearly 50km, Quang Binh is known as “The locality with the narrowest topography”.

 

Open-cast hot springs have the highest temperatures.

Record “Open-air hot spring with the highest temperature” is for Bang mineral spring. Bang mineral spring is located in Le Thuy district, 16km from Dong Hoi city. The source of natural hot spring water spans 250m from the ground, hot to 105 degrees Celsius. This is the only water source in Vietnam that has a temperature higher than the natural boiling point of water and is completely sterilized.

 

Three records of Paradise Cave.

Dry caves have the longest length.

Thien Duong cave belongs to Vom cave system, discovered by the Royal Caves Association in 2005, is a masterpiece of nature and is like a paradise garden with magnificent beauty, so named by explorers is the Heaven Cave. This is the longest dry cave with 31.4km, height of 60m, width inside the cave from 30-150m, some places up to 150m wide.

Long dry cave has the most unique stalactite system.

Thien Duong Cave was fortunate to be endowed with a magnificent, magnificent, multi-level stalactite system with a shimmering, fanciful beauty, formed 400 million years ago. For example, Cung Thach Hoa Vien with stalactites like Our Lady of the Virgin holding a Baby, or the Archery of the Tale of Convergence and the whole population of the Amitabha statue, Tang and Tang teachers ascending the business hall, the image of Phuc – Loc – Tho, Buddha tower …

The cave has the longest wooden bridge.

The entire system of corridor corridors in Thien Duong cave is made of Tau wood, nearly 1,000m long and 2.1m wide. The two sides are solid railing system. Along the way and the central areas are designed stops for tourists to admire. This wood design gives the cave a wild beauty yet still as dignified as the way to heaven

The longest coast and sand strip.

Not only beautiful caves, Quang Binh has extremely beautiful beaches. It is easy to understand because Quang Binh owns a record of “The longest coast and sand strip”. With one side bordering the sea and one side bordering the majestic Truong Son mountain range, Quang Binh has a sea area of ​​595km2, a coastline of 116,04km long with 39,125ha wide sand dunes, dunes high from 30-40m and towing dozens of kilometers long.

Sun Spa Resort – a resort has sea surface, the longest river surface.

“Sun Spa Resort – the tourist area with the sea and the longest river surface” is the record for Sun Spa Resort in Quang Binh. Sun Spa Resort is a luxury resort located on the poetic Bao Ninh peninsula, surrounded by the sea and the river with a length of over 5km. Sun Spa Resort is built on a 29ha land area with three sides of water, with 234 rooms (4 star international standard). Next to it is the 5-star Sun Spa Villa Resort, with 20 villa rooms and 60 bungalows and high-end, closed entertainment services. The unique architecture of the resort is characterized by Vietnamese culture.

 

 

On the International Women’s Day, Netin Travel offers customers an extremely attractive and preferential program when the Book Tour takes place from 1 to 8 March. We will have 7% discount program on a Tour for customers when booking Daily Tour before departure time is 2 days.

Mooc Spring

The Paradise Cave

Phong Nha Cave

 

According to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Report, during the 09 days of Lunar New Year of Pig, the visitors come to Phong Nha has increased highly over the same period. The number of tourists to visit different destinations of Phong Nha National Park increased sharply over the same period last year. Specifically, the total number of visitors reached over 25,674 thousand turns (reaching 114% over the same period), of which, international visitors reached 7,164 arrivals.

BOATS AT PHONG NHA WHARF

Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tourism Center has welcomed and served 18,132 visitors (113% over the same period), of which 4,418 international visitors (reaching 109% over the same period). Tourist destinations managed by Management Board of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park has welcomed 149 international visitors (reaching 110% over the same period); Eco-tourism Zone and Botanical Garden have welcomed and served 871 visitors. Paradise Cave has welcomed and served 6,522 visitors (121% over the same period), of which 1,899 international visitors (139% over the same period). With those signals, hoping a prominent new year of Phong Nha – Ke Bang particularly and als0 Quang Binh Tourism.

News by Cuong Tran.

 

 

Given the fact that Quang Binh province is rich with caves, we can say that Phong nha tour is one of our best-selling tours. Other than the caves, another wonder of the tour is the 5 km boat ride on the river before you reach the mouth of the cave. Here, you can enjoy the natural wonders, such as beautiful mountains, that God endowed this country with.

Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is situated in Quang Binh province. The Park can be compared to a huge and valuable geological museum of the world thanks to its complicated geological structure with different categories of stone including sandstone, quartz, schist, siliceous limestone… Inside the limestone topography are over 126 km of cave systems, with over 300 caves and grottos.

Lying in the heart of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Son Doong, the world’s largest natural cave, was discovered in 2009. The cave is seen as a valuable property of humanity with its aw-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites, splendid cave pearls and a primitive tropical forest.

Phong Nha Cave

The cave from which the park takes its name is Phong Nha cave, which is considered by many to be the best cave in the world, has been a site of mystery and wonderment for natives and visitors alike for centuries. Phong Nha Cave is famous for its rock formations which have been given names such as the “Lion”, the “Fairy Caves”, the “Royal Court”, and the “Buddha”.

Son Doong cave isn’t new, but it is newly discovered. The cave contains some of the tallest known stalagmites in the world, which are up to 70 m tall. Behind the Great Wall of Vietnam were found cave pearls the size of baseballs, an abnormally large size.

While Phong Nha and Son Doong may be known for their size, Tien Son cave is known for its beauty. Like Phong Nha cave, this cave features spectacular stalactites and stalagmites shaped like several fairy-tales. Stalactite and stalagmite columns and walls here create strange sounds like that of gong and drum if they are knocked with the hand.

Paradise Cave is a newly found cave in this area, is longer than Phong Nha cave, previously considered the longest cave in this national park. The limestone formation is also more spectacular than that of Phong Nha Cave.

Besides the cave, the park is also a great place for mountain climbing, hiking, and eco-tours of the surrounding Ke Bang Forest. This is the largest forest with this tree in Vietnam. Most of the trees here are 500–600 years old.

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park was first nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1998. For anyone who enjoys the outdoors and natural wonders, this park should make it onto your Vietnam itinerary.

Quang Binh is the narrowest point of the central Vietnam. It has the beach, the mountain ,the river and the caves in Phong Nha -Ke Bang nation park. Today Quang Binh is one of the attractive tourist destinations. Weather Phong Nha influences the travel schedule in each trip. Netin travel will become a companion with you to explore the weather in this land.

  1. Climate Phong Nha Quang Binh

The weather is divided into two distinct seasons. It is rainy season and dry season. The dry season is from April to August. The temperature is highest in June to August. It is sunny and hot. The temperature is from 38 degrees to 41 degrees. Although it is the sunny and hot but this is the best time to travel Phong Nha- Ke Bang national park. You can take a cool bath, play the game in the water without fear of the weathe. The rainy season usually lasts from September to March every year. But the rainy season is the most concentrated in September, October, November. 

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

But this condition doesn’t effect to your trip in Phong Nha- Ke Bang. You can make some tours in Quang Binh . For examples: Tour Phong Nha 2D1N, Daily Tours, Adventure tours.

2. what is the most beautiful season to travel in Phong Nha Quang Binh?

Each season has its own beauty. You can choose your own one that you love. In the September, October, November if you want to travel in Phong Nha-Quang Binh you should check the weather information . because there will be heavy rain so some caves can be flooded. Maybe you can’t visit.

The best time to travel Phong Nha-Ke Bang in Quang Binh is from the April to August. During these months the weather is very nice, sunny, blue sky. Temperature is about 37 degree. Maybe it is hot but you can take many activities on the river. You can take many beautiful photos. If you would like to make an exciting trip in Phong Nha. Netin travel company offer you some tours in Quang Binh province: Phong Nha cave, Pradise cave, Dark cave-Chay river, Bortanic garden…

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