Top 7 Amazing Caves to Visit in Vietnam
May 16, 2017 416 Views
Vietnam landscapes always hide magic secret that can encourage everyone for satisfying the zeal of discovery. Not only well-known with romantic beaches, Vietnam is also an ideal destination for the most beautiful caves in the world. Let’s follow us to explore the majestic beauty of top 7 Amazing Caves to visit in Vietnam!
1. SON DOONG CAVE, QUANG BINH
Son Doong cave is considered as the largest natural cave in the world, which is recognized by Royal Geographical Society of England. The cave was first found in 1991 by a local people, but it takes 15 years later for scientists to access this place. It is said that Son Doong Cave has a giant size that it can a parking place for 68 planes of Boeing 777.
2. PHONG NHA CAVE, QUANG BINH
Phong Nha Cave lies on the system of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park – one of the UNESCO Natural Heritage. The cave has a sublime system of stalactites with the diversity of shapes and colors. Besides, the cave also has the world’s longest underground river with 8km in length. Although the harsh condition of Vietnamese tropical climate, the temperature in Phong Nha Cave always stays at about 170C- 190C in summer.
3. TU LAN CAVE, QUANG BINH
Along with Son Doong Cave and Phong Nha Cave, Tu Lan is considered as one of the most impressive caves in Quang Binh. In recent time, this destination becomes the tourist attraction because of its sublime setting in a Hollywood film called “Kong: Skull Island” of director Jordan Vogt-Roberts.
Tu Lan Cave was created by the erosion of limestone mountains until more than 3 millions of years ago. With a system of spectacular caves, Tu Lan cave is an ideal destination for a thrilling trip. The path to Tu Lan cave also lures every soul of visitors by winding trails, natural rivers, beautiful villages and romantic valleys.
4. TAM COC BICH DONG, NINH BINH
Tam Coc Bich Dong is a hotspot in Ninh Binh with charming scenery and sublime caves. Tam Coc was a complex of 3 caves including Ca cave, Hai cave, and Ba cave. On the path to this destination, visitors can enjoy attractive landscapes along Ngo Dong River sneaking through the vast paddy fields of local people and majestic limestone mountains.
5. SUNG SOT CAVE, HALONG BAY, QUANG NINH
Ha Long Bay is famous for the sublime beauty of natural caves emerging on the sea surface. There are some splendid caves that tourists should take a visit in vacations or holidays:
Sung Sot Cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay, The surrounding area of cave is a harmonious combination of wild forest, crystal ponds, picturesque landscapes, and native animals. Inside, the cave is divided into 2 parts that its size is equal to big opera houses. Blocks of stalactites hang on the cave’s ceiling, which creates the colorful chandeliers among a vast space of Sung Sot Cave.
6. DAU GO CAVE, HALONG BAY, QUANG NINH
From outside, the entrance of Dau Go Cave likes a giant blue jellyfish. The cave is separated into three parts. The first part of cave has the magnificent beauty of an ancient palace decorated by colorful stalactites. The second part of cave is covered with a magic atmosphere with limestone flower hidden in the dim light. And the last part of cave has a crystal well surrounded by weird shapes of limestone blocks.
7. HUONG TICH CAVE, HANOI
The cave is far 70km from the center of Hanoi Capital. Different from the pristine caves in many places in Vietnam, the cave has become a Buddhist temple until the 15th century. There are many ancient sculptures relating Buddhism in this place.
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