Phong Nha – Ke Bang is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Bo Trach and Minh Hoa Areas of central Quang Binh Province, in North-central Vietnam, about 500 km south of the nation’s capital, Hanoi . It has been recognized as a world natural heritage site by the United Nations Academic, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at its 27th general assembly session being held in Paris from June 30-July 5.
Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park has a spectacular limestone karst topography and extensive cave systems, which make it one of the most outstanding geological sites in the country. The centrepiece of the site is the Phong Nha cave, through which an Belowground river flows. The mouth of this cave is 30 m wide and 18 m high, and it is Feasible to Key in up to 1.5 km into the cave. In Add-on to the Phong Nha cave, 16 other caves have been surveyed to date at the site, with a total length of over 60 km.
The karst formation process has led to the creation of not only underground rivers but also a variety of cave types including; dry caves, terraced caves, suspended caves, dendritic caves and intersecting caves. With a length of over 44.5 km the Phong Nha cave is the most famous of the system with tour boats able to penetrate inside to a distance of 1,500 m.
The collection of stunning dry caves, terraced caves, towering stalagmites and glistening crystal-edged stalactites represent nature on a Pretty grand scale indeed, and are beginning to create a real buzz in Vietnam, as more and more riches are discovered. Many people like it in Vietnam tour. You could visit it in 16 Days Vietnam Vacation Tour , 9 Days Vietnam Highlights Tour or 6 Days Hanoi – Halong Bay – Saigon Smiling Tour.
Besides the grotto and cave systems, Phong Nha has the longest underground river, the largest caverns and passageways. Phong Nha-Ke Bang also contains two dozen mountain peaks of over 1,000 metres in height. Noteworthy peaks are the Peak Co Rilata with a height of 1,128 m and Peak Co Preu with a height of 1,213 m.