Vietnam has been an interesting and attractive country for foreigners recently. There are many things to do and discover in the country. For people who love adventure and exploration, visit Vietnam Caves is one of the best choices. Below are top 3 well-known caves that you shouldn’t miss when having a chance to travel to Vietnam.
Son Doong Cave (Quang Binh Province)
Belonging to the limestone cave area of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, Son Doong Cave has an impressive and spectacular beauty. The Cave is so large that it has its own nature and climate in the cave.
Son Doong Cave has the width of 150 meters, the height of more than 200 meters and the length of at least 5 kilometers. With such an amazing area like this, Son Doong has been considered as the largest natural cave all over the world.
When coming inside the cave, you can be easily attracted by an underground river with more than 2.5 kilometers in length, and some pillars of over 70 meters high stalactites, which is over a thousand years old.
Phong Nha Ke Bang Cave (Quang Binh Province)
Located in Quang Binh Province, Phong Nha-Ke Bang is one of the most beautiful caves with stalactites colored marble and wide arch. It is the second largest cave in Vietnam with 7,729 meters in length; however, tourists are able to explore the first 1500 meters. Phong Nha Cave involves 14 grottoes and a 13,969-meter underground river.
When entering the Cave, you can immediately experience the cool typical cool atmosphere. You can be impressed by the sparkling stalactites with colorful light. Especially, there are a lot of giant stalactites.
Apart from the wonderful stalactites, what makes Phong Nha Cave unique is its limestone structures, which are named after their shapes such as Su Tu (the lion), Cung Dinh (the palace), Ky Lan (the unicorn), and Tuong Phat (the Buddha statue).
Sung Sot Cave (Halong Bay)
Known as the largest and the most beautiful cave in Ha Long Bay, Sung Sot is located on Bo Hon Island. The Cave seems to be very small outside, but when stepping your foot into Sung Sot, you will be surprised by its larger space and more magnificent.
The size of the Cave is about 12.200 square meters and about 25 meters above the sea level. The height of this cave is 30 meters with vary of stalactites in various shapes such as a horse, a long sword, an elephant, a seal, and flowers.
Please be noted that Hong Kong citizens who want to travel to Vietnam must obtain Vietnam visa. There are 2 legal ways to obtain it:
Vietnam visa through Vietnam Embassy in Hong Kong
This is a traditional way to get Vietnam visa, but it takes you quite a long time to receive Vietnam visa (about 5 days). For instructions, please contact Vietnamese Embassy in Hong Kong following these addresses:
- Address: 15/F, Great Smart Tower, 230 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, China
- Phone: (852) 2591 4517
- Fax: (852) 2591 4524
- Email: [email protected]
Vietnam Visa on arrival with Vietnam-visa.com
If the residents of Hong Kong visit Vietnam only by air, it is more convenient to apply for Vietnam visa on arrival. This way has been popular as all the steps to get a visa are done online. You can access our website vietnam-visa.com for applying for visas. After applying the application form, wait for 1-2 days to receive a Visa Approval Letter.
Please print the letter, Vietnam entry and exit form, prepare 2 passport-sized photos, some US dollar (cash) and bring all of them together with original passport with you because it is compulsory show them at Vietnam airport check-in counter for getting Vietnam visa. To get Vietnam visa in the most convenient & effective way, please contact us through https://www.vietnam-visa.com/
Caves in Vietnam are really worthy to explore. With the pristine and impressive beauty, they attract thousands of both locals and foreigner every year. Undoubtedly, Vietnam caves are the must-see places for foreign travelers, especially explorative lovers.