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Phong Nha - Ke Bang is one of the world's outstanding destinations in 2022

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American travel magazine AFAR has just announced 39 worthwhile destinations to experience in 2022. Vietnam's Phong Nha - Ke Bang natural heritage continues to be named on the world tourism map.

First Wonders


Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park is a World Natural Heritage Site twice recognized by UNESCO, in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province.


Phong Nha – Ke Bang is likened to a huge geological museum with global value and significance because of its complex geographical structure, gathering many different types of rocks such as sandstone, quartz, slate, silicon-containing limestone, marble, granodiorite ,...



Phong Nha – Ke Bang also contains a long history of complex geological development from 400 million years ago of the earth. Through important tectonic periods and fracturing, coordination and folding motions have created overlapping mountain ranges and subsidence sedimentary basins. The above fluctuations have also contributed to the diversity of geology, topography and geomorphology.


Phong Nha – Ke Bang is blessed with mysterious and majestic landscapes. This place hides many mysteries of nature, caves like splendid castles in the heart of limestone mountains created millions of years ago.


The 7 best of Phong Nha cave



Phong Nha Cave is the symbol of Phong Nha - Ke Bang tourism with 7 most recognized by the whole world. Going inside, you feel lost in the splendid fairy palace and will admire the stalactites of all shapes.


The most beautiful underground river

The underground river in the cave has a length of up to 1,500m, is a journey where visitors will discover the majestic and pristine beauty, witness the magical scenery when the magical shimmering light blends with the darkness.



The tallest and widest cave door

The cave entrance has a width of up to 20-25m and a height of 10m, looking like an upside-down basin on the water. This is also the place to catch the light when boats start their journey on the river, then gradually go into the darkness to discover the mysteries inside.


Sandy beach - the most beautiful reef

The reef blocks in the cave created by nature are one of the most unique features, arousing the imagination and curiosity of visitors.



The most beautiful underground lake

The underground lake in the cave has deep blue water with a length of up to 13,969m. Here, you can experience boating, leisurely watching the fairy world before your eyes.


The widest and most beautiful dry cave

Visiting Thien Duong cave (a cave in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park) with a length of 31.4m, you can admire the magnificent stalactite system here. The deeper you go inside, the more adventurous lovers have the opportunity to personally discover what is a marvel of nature, see each stalagmite, breast stone with a variety of designs and sparkles with its own colors.


The longest water cave

Traveling to Phong Nha - Ke Bang, you will be impressed with Dome Cave - the longest water cave with a length of up to 28km. In Phong Nha - Ke Bang limestone massif, the Dome cave system has a considerable scale, starting from Ruc Ca Roong cave located at an altitude above sea level of about 360m, stretching from South to North.


The most fantastical and magnificent stalactites

Phong Nha Cave is famous for its unique stone blocks named after natural shapes such as "Lion", "Unicorn", "Adorable", "Buddha" ,... The dim lights on the sparkling million-year stalactites make any visitor admire. It seems that Phong Nha is the convergence of all the most perfect beauty of nature, where the human imagination is sublimated through the shape of stalactites.



With great values in landscape, geomorphology, Phong Nha - Ke Bang deserves to be known as a natural landscape, a wonder of the world and the most worth experiencing destination in 2022. AFAR magazine quoted expedition expert Howard Limbert, "Phong Nha - Ke Bang could become a model for other protected areas in Vietnam, including the newly recognized Nui Chua and Kon Ha Nang biosphere reserves."


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