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Phong Nha Caves

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Address: Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Dong Hoi, Vietnam
Description: The spectacular system of underground rivers and passages still has some...
The spectacular system of underground rivers and passages still has some Cham altars from the 10th century.
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Lovely boattrip and amazing cave. It is not an expensive Tour and you travel 45 minutes by boat (sharing cost with other guests)!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Bronshoej, Denmark
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Bronshoej, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Lovely boattrip and amazing cave. It is not an expensive Tour and you travel 45 minutes by boat (sharing cost with other guests)!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

I did Paradise Cave and Dark Cave and whilst Paradise Cave was hugely impressive and beautiful, it was the Dark Cave that blew me away!! I almost don't want to say too much about it. The great thing for me was that I genuinely didn't know what happened in there, so when it did it was completely hilarious! I feel... More 

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Hoogstraten, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We took a boat in phong nga village, there were about 10 seats in it. It took us for a nice tour on the river where you can see everyday life go by. After about half an hour, you arrive at the phong nah cave, they shut down the motor and peddle into the cave. It is a large cave,... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was a good tour. Make sure you're with a large group because the boat is for 14 pax. If there are less pax you have to pay extra. The cave was very beautifull but it wasn't very clear how much time we had to spend when we got of the boat. My friend and were exploring untill one of... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was afraid that it would be a tourist trap (it looks like around the box office), but after all it was such a great trip. The boat trip is really nice (try to get one for your own, don't share it with others), and the caves are really breathtaking.

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Ornskoldsvik, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

A must stop in vietnam, so beautiful and mighty. Have our own motorcycles and drive from hochiminh to hanoi, but wanted to rest a bit from The bikes so took the day tour through nam long plus hotel and got to visit paradise cave and this one. Both caves are really amazing in Different ways. The price of 1050000 dong... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

to many tourist at the same time cattle herding, and caves are smallish how ever still worth visiting

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

My wife and I did a day trip to Phong Nha and Paradise caves, and I enjoyed Phong Nha much more. Paradise cave has a nicely built boardwalk and strategic LED lighting, but we felt like it took away from the experience of being in a cave. It felt like we were walking through a massive wax museum. Phong Nha,... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The boat trip to the caves is languid. Same karst hills as you see at Halong but no scrum. You float past proper farming villages, fishing boats etc then float into the caves themselves which are not as spectacular as Paradise but going in by water is different. You can get off the boat & walk back to the jetty,... More 

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Healy, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Worth the trip: very accessible from Dong Hoi. The sections of caves that you will see are developed smartly and in great condition. The boat ride to and into one of the caves in the area was a new one for us - it did not disappoint for uniqueness. We do fear that as visitation increases that these caves will... More 

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