Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam’s Stunning Limestone Zone

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam’s Stunning Limestone Zone


Phong Nha-Ke Bang is a national park and UNESCO
World Heritage Site in north-central Vietnam, about 500 km south of the nation’s capital,
Hanoi. Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is situated in a limestone zone of 2,000 km2
in Vietnamese territory and borders another limestone zone of 2,000 km2 of Hin Namno in
Laotian territory. The park was created to protect one of the
world’s two largest karst regions with 300 caves and grottoes and also protects the ecosystem
of limestone forest of the Annamite Range region in north central coast of Vietnam.
The park derives it name from Phong Nha cave, the most beautiful of all, containing many
fascinating rock formations, and Ke Bang forest. The plateau on which the park is situated
is probably one of the finest and most distinctive examples of a complex karst landform in Southeast
Asia. This national park was listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites in 2003 for its geological
values. In April 2009, the world’s largest cave Son Doong Cave, was discovered by a team
of British cave explorers. Tourist activities in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National
Park are organized by local travel agencies and vary in form. Tour for expedition of caves
and grottos in boats and with professional cave expedition means. Ecotourism, discovering
the flora and fauna in this national park in the Ke Bang Forest. Mountain climbing,
trekking: There are extreme sloping mountains here with a height of over 1,000 m, which
is a real challenge for adventurous climbers.

3 thoughts on “Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam’s Stunning Limestone Zone

  1. Phong Nha-Ke Bang is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in north-central Vietnam, about 500 km south of the nation's capital, Hanoi. Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is situated in a limestone zone of 2,000 km2 in Vietnamese territory and borders another limestone zone of 2,000 km2 of Hin Namno in Laotian territory.

    The park was created to protect one of the world's two largest karst regions with 300 caves and grottoes and also protects the ecosystem of limestone forest of the Annamite Range region in north central coast of Vietnam. The park derives it name from Phong Nha cave, the most beautiful of all, containing many fascinating rock formations, and Ke Bang forest.

    The plateau on which the park is situated is probably one of the finest and most distinctive examples of a complex karst landform in Southeast Asia. This national park was listed in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites in 2003 for its geological values. In April 2009, the world's largest cave Son Doong Cave, was discovered by a team of British cave explorers.

    Tourist activities in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park are organized by local travel agencies and vary in form. Tour for expedition of caves and grottos in boats and with professional cave expedition means. Ecotourism, discovering the flora and fauna in this national park in the Ke Bang Forest. Mountain climbing, trekking: There are extreme sloping mountains here with a height of over 1,000 m, which is a real challenge for adventurous climbers. #vietnam #travelling

    http://youtu.be/ieBFnBjuI6w

  2. Tổng hợp thêm những hình ảnh đẹp tại Phong Nha Kẻ Bang- Quảng Bình
    (More beautiful pictures about Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park- Quang Binh Province)
    http://vietnammylove.vn/2016/03/22/discover-bo-trach-district-quang-binh-province-vietnam/

  3. Thanks for sharing. Visit more amazing cave tours in Phong Nha at our site http://sondoongcavetour.abstravel.asia

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