Top 10 best things to do in your trip to Quang Binh

Top 10 best things to do in your trip to Quang Binh

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Quang Binh landscapes and top 10 things to do in Quang Binh

Quang Binh is regarded as “ the kingdom of the caves” with worldwidely famous Son Doong cave – the biggest one in the world.Travelling to Quang Binh, you will have opportunities to explore untouched nature of forest, limestone mountains & exotic caves, to relax with swimming on pristine beaches… and so on. Below are top 10 things to do in Quang Binh for your memorable travel experiences.

1. Do a scenic boat ride on Son river to visit Phong Nha & Tien Son cave

Boat ride on Son river is one of the top must-do thing to do in Quang Binh.The journey offers you a great view of the majestic forested mountain ranges in Phong Nha- Ke Bang national park – the world’s natural heritage recognized by UNESCO since 2003.And more importantly, this boat trip takes you to two very famous carverns  : Phong Nha & Tien Son caves – top highlighted attractions in Quang Binh province.

Scenic boat ride on Son river

The view of mountain from boat ride on Son river to Phong Nha cave

2.Admire the beauty of Nha Le river when the sun is rising up & setting down

Poetic & gentle Nhat Le river is like a soft silk strip embracing Dong Hoi city.In the morning, it is brilliant to enjoy the sun rising up, the river is the same as a big mirror reflecting the early pink sunlight, at the same time, you can experience the fleet of fishing boats coming back from the sea to the harbour after a night fishing out.This scene creates a good moment for lovely photos of long-lasting memory about this land.

Sunset on Nhat Le river

When the sun is setting with the last sun rays, Nhat Le river seems to be covered by the golden colour by last sparkling sunshine of the day. You can experience this special beauty when staying on the café of Amanda hotel overviewing Nhat Le river, its bridge & the setting sun on the horizon.

At night, it will be nice as well to stroll around this romantic river to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of this coastal city – cool & fresh with the wind coming from the river & nearby sea…. All of your fatigues will be flying away.

3.Trek thru the jungle and explore mysterious caves in Phong Nha –Ke Bang national park

Trekking in off-beaten-tracked jungle and to newly-explored caves is surely a great adventure to discover the natural sceneries and yourselves among adventure lovers.However, it is not for everyone.To do those expeditions,you need to have a very good health and swimming & trekking experiences.The special terrain of those trekking routes requires you a lot of walk thru the jungle - ups & downs the mountains, passing the streams, climbing the grottoes and crossing the rivers.After your adventure efforts, you will be rewarded with the magnificent landscapes & better endurance for your body & mind.

Trek in the forest in Quang Binh

Trekking routes n Phong Nha- Ke Bang jungle

4.Staying in 5*****Sun Spa resort relaxing and swimming on pristine Bao Ninh beach.

Located in a very quiet corner of pristine Bao Ninh beach, Sun Spa resort is a very luxury & beautiful hotel & resort that you can choose for your escape when travelling to Quang Binh province.With their international service standards and their optional choices, you can choose to stay in hotel rooms or private bungalows overviewing the sea, swim on pools or beach, that surely bring you the great sense of luxury comfort & relaxation – an ideal hideaway from your normal routines.

Sun Spa resort - Quang Binh

Hotel area of Sun Spa resort

5.Refresh spring bath in Nuoc Mooc.

What could be better in the hot weather of Quang Binh than a jump into the fresh stream, enjoy wonderful relaxing moments and immerse in the poetic natural landscape of Nuoc Mooc spring.In this place,you will discover the diversity of natural landscapes & rich wildlife of Phong Nha – Ke Bang national park

If you don’t know how to swim, you can lie down on the hammock and shake under the forest canopy, hear flowing streams nearby; or take chance to learm some swimming with supplied lifejacket or to do kayaking in this cool &fresh spring.

Nuoc Moc stream - Quang Binh

Nuoc Mooc stream

6.Exciting fun of ziplining in Chay river.

Zipline is an exciting adventure activity you can take part in Chay river.Zipline is a new system invested basically and modernly so that travelers can position themselves at the high location and slide down on rope to very blue and fresh river  for swimming as well as joining in other water games.It is indeed so cool and exciting fun !

Zipline in Dark cave

Zipline & water game in Chay river

7.Healthy mud bath in the Dark cave.

Dark Cave is one of the cavern in the Phong Nha Cave System. It has no lighting system so it still remains the magical and pristine beauty of nature.

You will become an explorer of cave with flashlight helmet and other specialized equipment to explore the underground river system, admire the thousands of stalactite pillars with a variety of special shapes.

When exploring the Dark Cave, you also get some extremely interesting experiences – natural mud bath or swimming in the cool Thuy Tien and Ho Bong Lai lakes.

Mud bath in Dark cave

Mud bath in dark cave

8.Explore the longest dry cave in Asia – Paradise cavern.

Thien Duong cave is likened as the “underground palace”or Paradise for breathtaking beauty of stalagmites & stalactites – a magical wonder of the world. The cave is 31km in length – the longest grotto in Asias but you can only get access to the part of it on a well-designed wooden path to contemplate the great beauty of unique formations of stalagmites & stalactites. The grotto nestles deep in the World Natural Heritage – the National Park Phong Nha – Ke Bang.After 500 steps trekking to the cave entrance, you are like in a cool Paradise created by the  nature mother- dating back from 350 to 400 million years ago.

Thien Duong cave

The stalagmites in Thien Duong cave

9.Live the life of a fisherman on a night out on the sea.

Come to Quang Binh, you should try its sea foods. Why not taking part in a fisherman journey for a night out on the sea, fishing the squids, you will understand the daily life of the local fisherman – how hard & fun it is to catch the fish.After this interesting journey, you will enjoy the fresh &tasty seafood dishes coming from your achievements

10.Participate in an awesome expedition trip to explore Son Doong carvern – the biggest cave in the world.

Recently discovered in Phong Nha – Ke Bang national park, Son Doong is the biggest grotto in the world – it is so huge that a 40 floor building can be fit in.It is likened as “Vietnam’s great wall” because of its massive size & its thrilling landscapes inside.

Not only be famous for its enormous size, the cavern is also special for its internally rich flora & fauna inside the cave.At the moment, Son Doong cave are not yet widely open to the public for safety & conservation reasons, but limited with a number of travellers ( 500 people/ each year) for exploring this cave.If you wish to be in this lucky list to visit this cave, you must book this cave adventure far in advance with requirement of really good health and trekking experiences, and with the cost of 3000 usd/person.If you love adventure travel, let one time in life do adventure expedition to Son Doong to explore this nature mother’s masterpiece

Son Doong cave - Quang Binh

Son Doong cave

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