Caves in Vietnam

Top 7 Amazing Caves to Visit in Vietnam

Vietnam landscapes always hide a magical secret that encourages everyone to satisfy 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. Follow us to explore the majestic beauty of the 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, 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.

Son Doong Cave

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.

Taking the Tours to Phong Nha, you will have a chance to get closer to the incredible limestone systems in Central Vietnam with jaw-dropping karst formations dating back to millions years ago.

Phong Nha Cave

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

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.

Although Bich Dong is not among the biggest and most beautiful caves in Vietnam, the cave houses a sacred pagoda complex at its heart. Wandering around the cave offers you an opportunity to learn a bit more about the history of Vietnam as well as the tranquil land of Ninh Binh.

Tam Coc - Bich Dong

5. Sung Sot Cave, Quang Ninh

Halong Bay is famous for the sublime beauty of natural caves emerging on the sea surface. There are some splendid caves that tourists should not skip when taking any Halong Bay tours.

Sung Sot Cave is one of the most beautiful caves in Ha Long Bay, The surrounding area of the 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.

Sung Sot Cave

6. Dau Go Cave, 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 the cave has the magnificent beauty of an ancient palace decorated by colorful stalactites. The second part of the cave is covered with a magic atmosphere with limestone flower hidden in the dim light. And the last part of the cave has a crystal well surrounded by weird shapes of limestone blocks.

Dau Go Cave

7. Huong Tich Cave, Hanoi

The cave is located on the top of the famous spiritual site Perfume Pagoda, 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 2 ways to get to the cave. You can hike up to the top for 3.5km on foot or take the cable car for around $5 per way. There are many ancient sculptures and statues relating to Buddhism along the way offering you a good chance to learn about Vietnamese Buddhism.

» Consider our Perfume Pagoda Tour from Hanoi for the best offer to Huong Tich Cave «

Huong Tich Cave

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