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Son Doong Cave

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Wonderful cave

This is the largest cave on the world. If you want to visit this cave, you should prepare... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2018
Victor P
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Great Cave

The beautiful life is here. The trip is full of surprise and lightning --- >>> Quang Binh straight... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2018
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“son doong”(34 reviews)
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 November 6, 2018

I can't say enough about this amazing place. A truly natural wonder. Its vastness put me in total awe. Would definitely recommend as a bucket list # 1.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

This is the largest cave on the world. If you want to visit this cave, you should prepare something such as time ( at least 6 days 5 nights) Money (3000 us$) and physically healthy. Seem you spend lots of money but when you come...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Victor P
Reviewed October 21, 2018

The beautiful life is here. The trip is full of surprise and lightning --- >>> Quang Binh straight (just 2 days weekend is an interesting trip)

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank phuongthaon589
Reviewed October 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank c_lavelle40
Reviewed August 20, 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

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Hai Y
Reviewed August 1, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
7  Thank Cristina D
Reviewed July 27, 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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank 65cindyv
Reviewed July 22, 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.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shyam g
Reviewed July 19, 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Ha_MaiNgoc
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