7 greatest caves to visit in Vietnam

It’s well worth beginning a Vietnam package tour since there is a variety of stimulating things to explore when you are staying in this country. It’s believed that caves of Vietnam are what you will have a desire to enter deeply; you surely feel dazzled by their magnificence and greatness. See the greatest caves to visit in Vietnam below!

Son Dong Cave

Son Doong is the world's largest cave
Son Doong is the world’s largest cave

For a Vietnam package tour, it’s absolutely certain that you will get absorbed in phenomenal landscapes and the history as well as culture of this S-shape country. More than that, the more deeply you explore Vietnam, the more excited you get. Especially, Son Dong cave, taken into account as a priceless gift Vietnam receives from Mother Nature should be something you should try if attaining a chance. Despite being referred to as the largest cave in over the world, Son Dong was accidentally spotted by Ho Khanh, a local man just in 1991. In 2009, a group of British cavers started to explore it. People who had an occasion to enter deep into the cave said that Son Dong lookS like an incredible and miraculous picture which is not similar to any wonder on the Earth. It’s truly the fairyland.

Thien Duong Cave (Paradise Cave)

Thien Duong is one of the greatest caves to visit in Vietnam
Thien Duong is one of the greatest caves to visit in Vietnam

The name of Paradise Cave says it all; its gentle charm makes you think you’re discovering the paradise, not merely a cave. Thien Duong Cave is a part of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Quang Binh province – a world natural heritage site designated by UNESCO. After moving past a jungle, you will reach the cave’s entrance; amazingly, beautiful stalactite pillars and magnificent rock arches, supposed to be artworks of the Creator occur in front of your eyes. Here, numerous stalagmites and stalactites in different forms will let your imagination fly away. It’s awesome!

Phong Nha Cave

Phong Nha cave in Vietnam
Phong Nha cave in Vietnam

Phong Nha is also one of the marvelous caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. It’s known as the longest wet cave in the world. There is an underground river system running through the whole cave, but the water can’t still reach some its dry areas. The cave is split into three primary zones: Entrance, Twilight, and Dark, and of course each one will be home to different species of animal and plant. The temperature in each of the zones is also different. It’s truly worth discovering the magnetic ambiance inside this wonder.

Tam Coc – Bich Dong

Tam Coc - Bich Dong in Vietnam
Tam Coc – Bich Dong in Vietnam

Tam Coc – Bich Dong (Three Caves – Green or Pearl Cave) is regarded as a well-known ancient spot of Ninh Binh province, Vietnam. There are lots of historic sites here, such as Bich Dong Pagoda, Thai Vi Temple, Linh Coc Pagoda, Tam Coc, etc. Tam Coc (Three Caves) include Ca grotto, Hai grotto, and Ba grotto. Exploring this grotto system by boat, you will get so cool and amazed at its ceiling like twinkling pearls. Not only that, it’s also naturally decorated with stalagmites and stalactites in diverse colors and shapes. As for Bich Dong (Green or Pearl Cave), it carries irresistible mysterious beauty which you will force yourself to pay a visit during a Vietnam tour.

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Amazing Cave (Hang Sung Sot)

Sung Sot cave is the most-visited tourist attraction in Halong Bay
Sung Sot cave is the most-visited tourist attraction in Halong Bay

Being one of the biggest and most grandiose caves in Halong Bay, Amazing Cave will not let you down as it’s adorned with thousands of beautiful stalactites in plenty of unique shapes. The cave is divided into two zones; the first one is seemingly similar to a theatre hall prominent with the high ceiling full of stalactites while the second is rather special as its deepest area is regarded as a royal garden with the fascinating scenery and lots of animals and plants.

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Dau Go Cave

Dau Go cave in Halong bay
Dau Go cave in Halong bay

Dau Go is a splendid island floating on the emerald water of Halong Bay, and infiltrating deep into this spot, you will discover Dau Go Cave – one of the greatest caves to visit in Vietnam. The cave’s gate impressively looks like a jellyfish with a 90 step stair. Going inside, you will be excited by its mysterious charm formed from wonderful stalactites and stalagmites falling like stony waterfalls. There are three compartments to explore, and each one will be a fabulous picture the Creator gives humans.

Thien Cung Cave

Thien Cung cave in Vietnam
Thien Cung cave in Vietnam

Just like the other greatest caves to visit in Vietnam, Thien Cung is blessed with the specific charm due to its setting of stalactites and stalagmites; however, the most outstanding feature of the cave is the interesting legend behind it, which is about the wedding of a fairy couple held here. It’s with great regret that you travel to Vietnam without visiting Thien Cung Cave.

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