Paradise Cave was labelled the world’s most beautiful and magnificent cave when it was discovered by scientists from the British Cave Research Association in 2005. Located about 4 km west of the Ho Chi Minh Road, the cave, which is believed to be formed hundreds of millions of years ago, is surrounded by underground streams and rocky mountains. Thien Duong Cave is 30-100 metres wide, with the widest point measuring 150 metres. With a length of over 36 km, it is considered the longest dry cave in Asia. After visiting the cave, many people recognised its irresistible magic, saying that this is really the most beautiful wonder of the Creator on earth.
Phong Nha Botanic Garden
The Phong Nha Botanical Garden is rich in a variety of fauna and flora. The route through the park stops at the mesmerising Wind Waterfall and the utterly beautiful Vang Anh Lake.
Phong Nha Botanical garden trekking is a great way to see what happens in the background of the National Park, will get you up and close with many of the animals that inhabit it, and is a great way to support the local community
If it rains and you cannot visit Phong Nha Cave, Phong Nha Botanical Garden is a perfect alternative combined with Paradise Cave.
8h00: Our driver and Guide will pick you up at Dong Hoi station, airport , bus station … and your hotels or Phong Nha town. Start the tour of Paradise Cave – Botanical Garden in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park.
9h30: Visit Paradise Cave and begin to explore the glamour of Asia’s longest and largest dry cave. You travel on a buggy pass through dense forest for about 2km, then climb about 500 rocky steps, and you’re in.. Paradise. Begin your journey to explore the magical Heaven – the Eden on earth with special stalagmites, stalactites system with sparkling, mysterious beauty, out of human beings imagination.
At an altitude of 360m above the sea level, Paradise Cave area’s temperature ranges from 9 – 10 degree celsius. It is divided into several large chambers; the most extensive chamber is over 200m with above 100m high.
You can walk 1km in Paradise Cave on the stairs
12h00: Lunch at a restaurant with local specialties from the people here processing.
13h30: after Lunch continue trekking Phong Nha Botanical Garden
Located in the centre of the national park, the botanical garden is a natural forest with six major tourism sites: the 30-metre high Gio (Wind) Waterfall, Vang Anh Lake, a specimen showroom, a 3-km natural pathway, plant nursery and precious and rare plant areas. Walking on the pathway, tourists can see monkeys and porcupines in the wild and in a semi-wild zone.
Trek through the proper jungle with remote habitats and you will truly experience the tropical forest in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. You will come back to the time of the war on the “Secret Route” which he soldiers used to walk through the jungle in order to hide from the American dropping bombs down. The route is covered by a density green layer on the top and it is just enough space for one person going through at a time.
An amazing “Weapon Cave”, which made by the army to store all the weapons, shows many stories of this jungle from the past. Join us and become a soldier, you will find this trek fun, challenging and enjoyable; Spending some time at the rocky mountain cliff and “Weapon Cave” (where the locals make pork BBQ) to have lunch BBQ with locals; Listen to the sound of nature. After the trek, a natural swimming pool will refresh yourselves.
Vehicle transfer you back to Phong Nha town or Dong Hoi City.
17h00: Go to the original starting point or Dong Hoi City
Finish Tour Paradise Cave and Trekking Botanical Garden, see you again !