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Son Doong Cave, Dong Hoi

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Marvel at underground vegetation and impressive stalagmite towers at Son Doong Cave, a huge cave system featuring its own jungle and a river. Over 8.8 km (5.5 mi) long, the cave was touted as the biggest in the world. Camp on the rough sandy beach on the banks of an underground river and admire the shades of light coming from large holes above the ground. Set in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, the cave was discovered by a local in 1991, but was not seriously explored until 2009. Explore ancient limestone walls created 250 m years ago and abseil into a true underground paradise with fabulous rock shapes fringed with vegetation. Use our Dong Hoi vacation builder to visit Son Doong Cave on your trip to Dong Hoi, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • From the Ho Chi Minh Trail South to walk about 3-4 hours to shop, go hard in return to nature has given us many surprises other surprises at this, it is interesting to have this trip.
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  • The best cave in the region and the most unique! do not miss this one! Simply beautiful and a great way to see what nature is capable of 
  • It is the most beautiful and longest cave in the world. 7 days of visit in the cave was unforgettable. We went from one surprise thanks to the sublime beauty of the stalactites and stalactites.
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  • Amazinggggggggggggggggg Hang Son Doong) is world's largest cave, located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam. It is found by a local man named Ho Khanh in 1991 and was recently discovered in 2009 by British cavers, led by Howard Limbert. The name "Son Doong" cave means "mountain river cave", It was created 2-5 million years ago by river water eroding away the limestone underneath the mountain Where the limestone was weak, the ceiling collapsed creating huge skylights...
  • Been there!!! Super super amazing place.
  • This can only be made by GOD. Praise HIS wonderful works.
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  • What a marvel to have kept hidden in plain sight! Thank you God. I'm amazed.