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Son Doong Cave

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Quang Binh province is a wild region of barely penetrable jungle in Vietnam’s skinny middle, close... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rajiv P
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Truly amazing place

I’ve been visiting far flung parts of the world for many years..but this is the most amazing place... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
c_lavelle40
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Son Doong Cave is in the heart of the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh province. This incredible cave was only explored in 2009/2010 by the British Cave Research Association. Situated in the deep jungle, the entrance to the cave was...more
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Phong Nha Town, Son Trach, Bo Trach, Quang Binh, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quang Binh province is a wild region of barely penetrable jungle in Vietnam’s skinny middle, close to the border with Laos. The area is riddled with hundreds of deep caves, including one of the largest in the world – Hang Son Doong. It contains a...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve been visiting far flung parts of the world for many years..but this is the most amazing place I’ve ever seen. This should be one of the wonders of the world. It’s like trekking on another planet. I feel privileged to have been able travel...More

2  Thank c_lavelle40
Reviewed 21 August 2018

It was not an easy adventure for me, as I am not hiking nor climbing person. I am kind of office 52-year-old woman. I just tried to challenge myself, and I did it. The trip worths your time, your effort and your dream. Be in...More

2  Thank Hai Y
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The beauty of Son Doong is something that has to be witnessed! The price does not matter - you’re not richer not poorer with or without 3k, but you’re infinitely richer with the experience of being there! The enormous heights - looking up and seeing...More

6  Thank Cristina D
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Words cannot describe how amazing the son doong expedition was!! My boyfriend and I were skeptical about how a caving tour could be worth $3000ud which for us is quite expensive as we're young but having done the tour, the scenery was worth it. We...More

1  Thank Cindy V
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Out of the world experience of the largest cave in the world. Celebrated 59 th birthday both inside and out of the cave. Wow . Great cave and wonderful hospitality , food arrangements. Once in a life time experience but may go again.

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Can not express my feeling with the trip. The most adventurous trip ever! Not only the beauty of the cave itself but also the excellent service from the team (tour guide, caving expert, safety team, chefs, porters...). Not for those who are not healthy enough.

1  Thank Ha_MaiNgoc
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This trip was fantastic, a bucket list item for sure! Oxalis does a great job and really takes care of you. The pictures you see do not do this place justice. As gorgeous as these pictures are, I guarantee you that what you'll see is...More

2  Thank gazbostock
Reviewed 29 June 2018

It's truly an incredible other-worldly experience. Every amazing view you see simply feels too magical to be real. All the photos you see (which are pretty awesome-looking) simply can't do justice to the sheer scale you experience being there. Go book this trip as soon...More

1  Thank sperlman915
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This was a phenomenal trip! Physically demanding for sure, but definitely do-able, especially with helpful support from staff when needed. Oxalis definitely has this trip figured out, and it is really impressive how they put these 4 days together. Even though there were times I...More

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23 August 2018|
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Response from Ian T | Reviewed this property |
I would think it is still possible! As long as you are surefooted and confident you can hike for 4 hours for 4 days, I would not miss this. The hike can be slippery so the main concern would be falling. The team at Oxalis... More
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No Oxalis is the only company licensed to do this Trust me, the amount of things they do in terms of food, comfort and most importantly safety is worth the fee charged
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