The Quang Binh Tourism Department said that they would combine daily tours to the caves: Tu Lan, Paradise, Phong Nha – Ke Bang, Chay river – Dark Cave … with the film studio- “Kong: Skull Island “. The new tours will make visitors feel different, attractive.

The Yen Phu lake, where the Kong filmed

Yen Phu is a peaceful village, with green fields, majestic natural scenery.

When making the film at Yen Phu lake, the film needs more 30 cars to build the camp on a large area. When the crew left, the place was clean and there was no garbage.

Hang Chuoc is located in Tan Hoa Commune, Minh Hoa District, which was chosen as the cave of “Kong: Skull Island”. The cave is 500 m wide and deep, with many stalagmites and stalactites.

Cha Noi valley on Da Deo Pass is a majestic destination chosen for the monumental film sceneries of King Kong.

Da Deo Pass belongs to the Phong Nha – Ke Bang,  the Unesco World Natural Heritage site with the mountains. Under the pass is Cha Noi valley with wild landscape of rivers and streams, surrounded by imposing rocky mountains with fanciful clouds.

 To promote tourists to visit Quang Binh and enjoy the natural film studio  – “Kong: Skull Island”, the Quang Binh government will open more flights such as: Dong Hoi – Chiang Mai (Thailand); Dong Hoi – Cat Bi – Hai Phong and increase the flights of Dong Hoi-Hanoi; Dong Hoi – Ho Chi Minh City.

Currently NETIN has contacted investors in the province to build King Kong film tour following the route: Paradise cave – Da Deo pass – Yen Phu lake – Minh Hoa – Hang Chuot (Chuot cave). The tour program one day : exploring the film backstage and visiting Paradise Cave, one of the beautiful caves in Viet Nam.

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Mr. Ho An Phong, the director of the Quang Binh Tourism Department said: “After Kong: Skull Island was showed, the beauty of Quang Binh was known to the public all over the world and it would surely attract to visitors  to Quang Binh. We combined with tour products around the studio, such as Tu Lan Cave, the experience of the Kong’s home to give visitors a new experience.”

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Nearly 30 years ago, a British woman was with her husband and the expedition. They have explored millions of kilometers through the forest, swum through hundreds of kilometers above the underground river … to come to Son Doong.

That woman is Debora, Howard Limbert‘s wife – the team leader of the British Cave Research Association.

In the 5 th may 2015, after nearly 30 years with searching, exploring and studying caves in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park (Quang Binh), Mr Howard recieved “Third Class Labor Medal” by the President. AT the award, Mr. Howard Limbert thanked to Mrs Debora – his wife, who is also the only woman of the expedition have been with him for almost 30 years to find and discover hundreds large and small caves in Phong Nha – Ke Bang.

In 1990, That was the first time the British expedition have explored the caves of Phong Nha – Ke Bang, the people here were very impressed. Because among the expedition more than a dozen people, there is only one woman. “That day, Mrs. Debora was very young and beautiful. But like other members of the expedition, she still had to carry many kilograms of devices on the back and through the forest, searched caves lasted for months. We really admire her “- a long-time staff workin in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park recalled.

Howard also shared many times, he did not expect to get his wife, a trusted partner like that. “I am extremely lucky to have her share the caving hobby. She is always with me, cares for me, and comes to everywhere I come in all the adventure expedition “- Mr Howard told lovingly.

Morever, Ms. Debora is a real expert of geodesy and mapping of caves, a member indispensable in the expedition. “For people to be able to visualize the shape of the cave system in Phong Nha – Ke Bang, Debora directly seted up field mapping, as well as helped experts to make 3D models.  And to have a ” 150km cave road ” in Phong Nha as everyone knows, her hard work is great “- Mr. Howard said.

Son Dong cave’s beauty.

In 2009, Son Doong was firstly announced as the world’s largest cave. Mrs Debora was the one who directly work with the largest news agencies in the world such as BBC, CNN, the cast and crew from Hong Kong, Britain, the United States … “leading the way” for them to Son Doong. And since then, the wonders, the stunning beauty of Son Doong has made millions of hearts sobbing and decide to discover …

This year already at the age of 57, but her enthusiasm about the trip through the forest to find new caves has not reduced. “I remember trips at the end of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 (57 caves have discovered), when the whole expedition came into together these areas without water, must learn to take water from the trunk taught by local people. We also see the huge bombs left over from the war … Now I just hope to have lots of health to continue to explore, look for more new caves “- Mrs. Debora shared.

 

Ha Long Bay, Ninh Binh and Quang Binh in Viet Nam have been selected for important scenes of the blockbuster movie “Kong – Skull Island”. The widespread influence of this movie will provide an opportunity to promote Viet Nam tourism to the world. 

Ha Long Bay

According to the Department of International Cooperation under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MoCST). The filming will take place in nearly two-month period at famous tourist destinations of Viet Nam such as Phong Nha (Quang Binh), Trang An Landscape Complex, Van Long Lagoon, Tam Coc (Ninh Binh) and Ha Long Bay.

Speaking at the press conference organized on 21 February in Ha Noi, the movie’s director-Jordan Vogt Roberts informed that he selected Viet Nam’s landscapes for the movie because of surrealistically beautiful sights, caves and mountain ranges. The filmmakers hoped to bring unique and impressive images of Viet Nam to audiences, which would inspire them to visit the places after watching movie.

Trang An Landscape Complex

“Kong- Skull Island” is the first Hollywood’s blockbuster movie licensed to film in Viet Nam. Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Mr. Vuong Duy Bien said that the filmmakers had carefully considered and selected scenes suitable with the movie’s idea. When the film crew suggested to cooperate with Viet Nam, MoCST supported them to solve difficulties and connect with relevant ministries and localities.

Bien emphasized that the film crew must comply with Viet Nam’s regulations to protect environment at the sites. He hoped that Viet Nam could become a film studio for the world cinema in the future due to its beautiful natural sites, the hospitality of locals and favorable conditions.

Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park

He also believed that Viet Nam’s image will appear stunningly on the movie Kong- Skull Island for audiences all over the world. It will certainly trigger an influx of visitors to Viet Nam.

Kong- Skull Island filming in Viet Nam will be the first step to lure more Hollywood’s blockbuster movie projects, which is a great opportunity for Viet Nam to popularize the beauty of the country to the world.

The movie “Kong –Skull Island” is the story about a group of explorers who went into the jungle and confronted the giant apes in 1970s. Of which, the scenes in Viet Nam will be the birthplace of the giant apes in the movie.

Director Jordan Vogt Robet will continue to direct this movie, with the appearance of many well-known movie stars namely Jackson L. Samuel, Tom Hiddleston, Tom Wilkinson, Brie Larson, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Toby Kebbell, …

The blockbuster movie is expected to be released at cinema in March 2017.

 

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In the past, war was a factor attracted to foreigners to Vietnam. But today, the amazing diversity of natural scenic attractions makes Viet Nam become a new destination for foreign filmmakers and visitors. Thereby, the beautiful and romantic images across all parts of the country are promoted effectively.

Here are the blockbusters filmed in Vietnam. If you are intending to travel Vietnam, you should take a moment to look over the films.

PAO’S STORY

The film “Pao’s Story” won the “Golden Kite” award, which was produced in 2006. The context is Dong Van, Ha Giang.

Through films, the director has brought tourists to the lives of the people here, creating a feeling of closeness, warmth. The brilliant brocade colors of upland ethnic girls, the feeling of enjoying the fields of immense triangular circuit makes many tourists eager to visit this wonderful land.

Pao’s house – where the beauty hold visitors

Promote tourism from the cinema is one of the effective ways applied by countries in the world but is still new in Viet Nam. With tourism potential, beautiful views of the river, mountains, sea, Viet Nam is attracted to the crew, the actual program towards. If we know use well, that way the will be effective communication to numerous domestic and international travelers.

PAN

The romantic limestone mountains and the majestic beauty of Ha Long bay takes audiences into a “magical fairytale world” at Neverland lands.

Meanwhile, rice field images with winding river next to mountainside under blue sky of Ninh Binh becomes a mermaid lake in the movie scenes.

In particular, the scene at the entrance and inside the En cave in Quang Binh is used in a importance and attractiveness scene of the film. For these images, from mid-2014, 10 experts came En cave  located at Phong Nha Ke Bang national park to make 3D scenes, photographies and filming inside the cave structure. Then, the actors acted on the blue background and they puzzled again.

Overall, “Pan” is a highly entertaining film with beautiful pictures. The film is suitable for the all familes to enjoy. It emphasis on family love, friendship, encourages children to explore.

THE CHINESE BOTANIST’S DAUGHTERS

Launched in 2006, “The Chinese Botanist’s Daughters” won prizes at the World Film Festival Montreal and Toronto.

 

Tam Coc – Bich Dong is the context of the film. Friendly photos, rolling mountain forests of Ninh Binh has contributed to a tragic love between An and Ming. In addition to Ninh Binh, the film also was filmed in Sapa, Ha Tay.

THE QUIET AMERICAN

Adapted from the famous novel by British writer Graham Greene, the film’s a story about a love triangle between Thomas Flowler, Pyle and Phoenix. The context is Indochina wars in the final stages.

The film was shot around the S-shaped strip of land, from Ha Noi, Ninh Binh, Hoi An, Da Nang to Sai Gon. The Director Dang Nhat Minh once said, “ The Quiet American has great scenes of Hanoi and Hoi An”.

INDOCHINA

“Indochina” is a 1992 French film set in colonial French Indochina during the 1930s to 1950s shot in Viet Nam. The film won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 65th Academy Awards. Catherine Deneuve was also nominated for the best actress. This is the only Oscar nomination of Catherine Deneuve’s career to date.

Indochina has some scenes in Halong Bay, Thai Hoa Palace of Hue Citadel, Tu Duc Mausoleum (Hue), Tam Coc Caves in Ninh Binh flange.

LOVER

Adapted from the novel of the same name, directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. The film told the story of the forbidden between a underage French girl with a wealthy Chinese boss.

Shot in 1989 and completed in 1990, this is the first film shot in Western Vietnam since 1975. In late 1991, Lover was released in Ho Chi Minh city. Viet Nam is the first country to watch the film.

Since being launched, the film has received good response from the audiences and filmmakers. The film won the Cesar Award and the Association of cinema sound editor.

Promote tourism from the cinema is one of the effective ways applied by countries in the world but is still new in Viet Nam. With tourism potential, beautiful views of the river, mountains, sea, Viet Nam is attracted to the crew, the actual program towards. If we know use well, that way the will be effective communication to numerous domestic and international travelers.

 

 

Vice Chairman of the Provincial People”s Committee Tran Tien Dung on November 17th had a meeting with Mr. Matthew Zatto, destination marketing sales manager of Tripadvisor in Southeast Asia region to discuss advertising of Quang Binh tourism on Tripadvisor website in 2017.

The meeting was attended by representatives of related agencies and some travel business enterprises across the province.

Tripadvisor is the world’s largest travel site with 48 markets worldwide and 350 million average monthly unique visitors, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices.

At the meeting, Mr. Matthew Zatto, destination marketing sales manager of Tripadvisor in Southeast Asia region, suggested Quang Binh authorities should build a system of information on the current tourism services, provide tourist information on all websites, including those of local companies, about destinations and connecting tours, and choose a keyword for the local tourist industry so visitors can easily search for it on the Internet.

Speaking at the meeting, Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee said that Quang Binh has offered some plans for tourism promotion in many different forms in the past time.

However, there has been little international advertising for Quang Binh so far due to a limited budget although the province has huge potential. This has resulted in very few international tourists visiting the province. Thus, provincial leaders have decided to turn to TripAdvisor for publicity, Vice Chairman Tran Tien Dung added.

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Tripadvisor Quang Binh

Quang Binh tourism promotion on Tripadvisor will a reasonable and necessary decision for Quang Binh tourism in order to attract international tourists to Quang Binh, contributing to affirming and spreading trade name of Quang Binh tourism to tourists worldwide, he said.

Vice Chairman Tran Tien Dung also tasked relevant agencies and bodies with proceeding first with these suggestions before signing an official contract to promote the province’s tourism on TripAdvisor.
Quang Binh is famous for the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the home of Son Doong – the largest cave in the world now.

Producers of “Kong: Skull Island”, a reboot of the King Kong franchise and serving as the second installment in Legendary’s Godzilla–Kong film series, came to the province in February for shooting certain scenes after being impressed by the landscapes there.

The American Broadcasting Company featured Son Doong in its signature live program “Good Morning America” in May, captivating millions of viewers around the world.

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According to information from the Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tourism Center, after the success of new products such as “Dark Cave – winter is not cold” with herbal foot soak and “Ca Tru – warming Heritage winter”, a new service called “Fish Foot Massage” will officially open at Chay River – Toi Cave tourist site on November 2nd, 2016.
fish food in dark cave
fish food in dark cave

Accordingly, more than 10,000 doctor fishes called Garra Rufa – a fish is popularly used in massage services, have been removed from Turkey to Toi Cave to serve for foot massage at this tourist site.

This fish foot massage will bring a high effectiveness in reducing stress. Garra Rufa will help visitors feel refreshing, exciting, stimulating their nervous system, making better blood circulation as well as relieving stress and fatigue.

It is reported that this new service of “Fish Foot Massage” has been popularly used in many places but this is the first time this service has appeared in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tourism Center. It promises to bring many new experiences, attracting a lot of tourists in the low season…

 

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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Over 4500 clicks on the internet on the first day and more than 300 registers after two days on sale
make on your “Son Doong Cave” in 2017 impressive.

The Son Doong conquering tour – the largest cave on Earth has been on sale on August 15th that attracts more than
300 registers in only two days.

The company Oxalis (Chua Me Dat) has announced that they may only organize Son Doong tour for over 500 people during the time from
January to August of 2017.

Son Doong Cave
Son Doong Cave

According to the General director of Oxalis Nguyen Chau A, the tickets will be sold to the first participants who satisfy health requirements that
visitors are required to be passed 50 kilometres in a jungle and mountain for five-day trip; 400 metres of elevation (road and valleys); river crossings
(knee deep, wide river of 10-50m), including more than 9 kilometres caving such as stone terrain, rope climbing and scrambling; passing through underground river
with waving currents and five days inside

The tickets for Son Doong Cave in 2017 cost 66 million (3000 USD) per person.
The tour includes 22 porters, 2 cooks, 5 safety assistants, an english tour guide, a cave expert and 2 forestry surveillances to serve 10 special visitors.

For those who cannot meet health requirements, time or cannot affort for Son Doong, they can explore other adventure tours less than the days of Son Doong Cave
such as En Cave (2 days 1 night), Va Cave, Tu Lan (optional days) and Tien Cave

The Son Doong tour was first opened on August 1st 2013 and over 1300 guests conquered successfully, including eight ambassadors from many countries in the world.

In 2015, Viet Nam and Australia ranked the second, the third and US visitors ranked top.
In 2016, Vietnam lists the second and US is still on top.

Visitors who successfully registered are being in healthy requirement confirmation status.

By : phongnhacave.org