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Son Doong Cave – A breathtaking paradise on earth!

by Chloe

Son Doong cave is located in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. This cave is available if you follow a guided tour.

Bỏ túi kinh nghiệm đi du lịch Phong Nha - Kẻ Bàng
Phong Nha – Ke Bang location from the map
An expedition crew in Son Doong Cave

Son Doong cave (Quang Binh) – the largest cave in the world surprised the international science and media when it was discovered in 2009. Up to now, Son Doong cave still has many mysteries but gradually revealed more images as well as organized exploration activities (controlled) so that more people could admire this wonder.


Stalactites in Song Doong Cave

Previously, in August 2019, Son Doong cave was ranked in the top 5 of the world’s most attractive discovery tour charts by TV channel Dave (UK), surpassing both the rankings of Mount Everest and Antarctica. At the end of 2019, the photo taken at Son Doong by the American photographer Jason Speth is in the top 6 most spectacular photos in the world in 2019 according to National Geographic science magazine.

Underground river and the Vietnam wall

Son Doong owns a large underground river in the cave, along with several small waterfalls. When sailing along the underground river in the cave, you will admire the giant stalactite wall about 90m high, known as the Vietnam Wall. With safety devices and belts under the enthusiastic support of cave experts, the explorers will conquer this wall and feel proud of it forever.


Stalactites in Son Doong Cave
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Underground river in Son Doong Cave

An unique weather in the cave

Son Doong cave is considered one of the most unique caves in the world, its size is so large that it possesses a separate weather condition. We can easily see clouds floating inside the cave every day. The adventurers will feel like they are standing in a completely different world, breathing in a different atmosphere, that is really worth a try once in a lifetime.

Mv recording location of billion view owned DJ – Alan Walker

The song named Alone Pt. II is a collaboration of the Norwegian DJ with singer Ava Max which was filmed right in Son Doong Cave. From this mv, the majestic sight of Son Doong gradually appeared.

Places of Son Doong cave appearing in the mv include Cha Noi valley in Da De pass area, Thuong Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district; Yen Phu lake belongs to Trung Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district and areas of rivers, streams, and caves of Chuot belong to Tan Hoa commune, Minh Hoa district.

Many parts of the cave is still a mystery

According to diving experts, the limestone cave system in Phong Nha – Ke Bang is divided into 3 floors, dry cave, water cave with flow and underground cave system located at a depth of over 93m. And until now, they still not explore the whole these systems yet.

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