Vietnamese province holds fast to plan to build controversial cable car in cave kingdom

Vietnamese province holds fast to plan to build controversial cable car in cave kingdom

A Quang Binh official claims the public support the plan, but stops short of who or how many people have been surveyed. Failure to build a cable car in Vietnam’s UNESCO-listed Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park would be tantamount to a “waste of natural…

Ca tru introduced to tourists to Quang Binh

Ca tru introduced to tourists to Quang Binh

Tourists can now enjoy ca tru (ceremonial singing) as part of the Chay River- Dark Cave tour in the central province of Quang Binh. The Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tourism Centre co-operated with the Ca Tru Dong Duong Club of Quang Trach district…

Son Doong Cave nominated for world record

Son Doong Cave nominated for world record

The Vietnam Book of Records (VietKings) said it has worked with the authorities of Quang Binh province to prepare necessary documents on the world’s largest cave, Son Doong, to send to the World Records Union (WorldKings). According to VietKings, Vietnam will ask WorldKings to…

Ambassadors to Vietnam invited to visit Son Doong Cave

Ambassadors to Vietnam invited to visit Son Doong Cave

Ambassadors to Vietnam will be invited to visit one of the world’s largest cave – Son Doong – in the central province of Quang Binh in May 2016. The tour is a cultural diplomatic activity co-held by the Foreign Ministry, the Vietnam National Commission…

Phong Nha-Ke Bang Park to get UNESCO recognition for 2nd time

Phong Nha-Ke Bang Park to get UNESCO recognition for 2nd time

The Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, which boasts the high-profile Son Doong Cave, which is the world’s largest, is looking forward to its second recognition by the UNESCO as a world heritage site next month. The management of the park, secluded in the central…

Son Doong Cave attractive to travellers

Son Doong Cave attractive to travellers

Many tourists are willing to wait in long queues and pay higher for a trip to explore the beauty of Son Doong Cave inside the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh, a local newspaper reported. The…