Travel to Quang Binh, Vietnam - Cave Kingdom of the World!
Quang Binh is a province in the upper middle region of Vietnam. This province is known as nature painting with many majestic natural landscapes from rivers, streams, mountains and forests to beautiful long beaches.
In addition, Quang Binh has a spectacular and immense cave system in the World Heritage Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park area. This is one of the most ancient tropical limestone, the largest in the world with an area of over 200,000 hectares. It has a system of more than 300 large and small caves, in which you can find plenty of rare and attractive flora and fauna. Quang Binh cave is attracting much attention of many domestic and foreign tourists. Let's explore the mysterious wonders of these caves!
Phong Nha - Ke Bang is considered as a huge geological museum of value and global significance because of its complex geological structure, gathering various types of rocks such as sandstone, quartz, agate, stone lime silicon, marl, granodiorite, diorite, aplite, pegmatite… It also contains a complex, long-lasting geological history of 400 million years ago.
1. Phong Nha Cave (Wet Cave)
The name of this cave means “Wind and Teeth”, or “The tooth of wind". It is said that in this cave, the stalactites radiate from the top to the bottom like big teeth and the wind blows constantly through the teeth.
Phong Nha cave (Wet cave) is known as one of the most beautiful caves in the world. It measures 7,729 meters long and contains 14 grottoes, as well as a 13,969 meters underground river. Phong Nha is famous for unique stone blocks named after the natural shapes such as "Lion", "Royal Family", "Statue Buddha". In fact, you will admire a great number of colorful stalactites with different shapes and the grandeur of the limestone corridor. Besides, at the end of the cave, you can find the characters and ruins of the Champa period.