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“boat ride”(83 reviews)
“phong nha cave”(139 reviews)
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The spectacular system of underground rivers and passages still has some Cham altars from the 10th century.
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Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 510000, Vietnam
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We were interested to see the caves in the phong nha ke-bang national park. There wasn't much info on visiting these wonderful caves except the organized trips from the farmstay company which were for us, simple backpackers, quite expensive. We decided to stay in dong...More

76  Thank KoosHolland
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 March 2013

The rating is difficult, because the Park is wonderfulbut the tour we took was not. We visited the Park two days ago on a tour arranged by Phong Nha Farmstay. We enjoyed the natural beauty and the spectacular Paradise Cave, but had concerns about the...More

13  Thank Roger L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this marvellous cave as most do by a ~20 minute boat trip along the river, and then into the cave system. Many pictures and other reviews speak to the beauty of the caves, but I want to highlight how I was disappointed by...More

Thank Isabelle W
Reviewed yesterday

The dark cave in Vietnam is a must do for all adventure seekers, which are around Phong Nga. Several providers offer tours, which will bring you to the cave and back but in case you feel save on a motor bike I recommend to go...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You get to the cave via a short boat trip and continue in the boat inside the caves. Really interesting as the Vietcong had a hospital in the caves and also stored alms in them. Huge, vast expanse. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Thank Adeleradice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visit to the caves is by boat from the local village. 20 mins by boat then u arrive at the entrance. Seems to be approx 1km or so hand punted or rowed by the crew of the boat, no motors allowed in the cave....More

3  Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The caves are beautiful. But please do not touch the stalagmites, as the oil on your hands ruins them.

1  Thank AquaticHawk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great experience with the caves. We opted away from doing any of the tours, because they never really offer exactly what We’re looking for. If you’re up for a little adventure I would suggest renting a motorbike and exploring on your own....More

3  Thank asamccune
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved and preferred the phong nha cave instead of the paradise cave (still we have been there at both) It was amazing inside, the water is so beautiful and you have a good mixture of going by boat and going by feet

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one's of the cave you should visit in Phong Nha area Phong Nha cave was the first cave open for tourism in Phong Nha Ke Bang national park. It was opening in decade 1990s, and it was more popolar early in 2000s. To...More

1  Thank Victor P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a travelling couple so try to do as many attractions as we can but on a budget. We decided to rent a moped from Dong Hoi and see Phong Nha cave as doing all the caves and a tour was too pricey. The...More

4  Thank Jlm2012
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

One word - Stunning! This was my 1st time visit this location and forget whatever you see on magazine, TV or advertising - experience with your own eyes and you will see a whole new paradise place of cave. I will leave it for your...More

2  Thank Rei91
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13 November 2018|
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Response from AhKwang | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry. Our trip was arranged by a local guide. Do not have the information to guide you. Maybe check with the hotel you are staying?
Aleksandra S
6 September 2018|
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Response from kerwin12stymey | Reviewed this property |
phong nha Cocoa House was a nice stay
diana y
18 March 2018|
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Response from LammenS1 | Reviewed this property |
As for the trains I think your plan is doable. For visiting the caves from Dong Hoi there are several options: 1) You can book a tour departing and arriving Dong Hoi. Nam Long hotel does tours every day. Maybe they can pick... More