Paradise Cave, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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See the World Heritage-listed limestone halls up to 100 m (328 ft) high and 150 m (492 ft) wide at Paradise Cave, lying 200 m (656 ft) above sea level. This 31 km (19 mi) long cave is the largest in the national park, with some 1 km (0.6 mi) accessible to the public. Marvel at intricate stalactites suspended like giant beards from the ceilings, and other fabulously interwoven works of nature illuminated by LED lights. You can walk 1.6 km (1 mi) from parking lot or rent a golf cart to reach the mouth of the cave. To visit Paradise Cave and other attractions in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, use our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park vacation generator.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Paradise cave the most wellknown and beautiful cave in the complex. entering the cave is truly heaven, just as the name implies. you have to be in it to really feel the magnificience of the cave. the ...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    Long walk up. The buggy is really crap, you have the whole piece up yet anyway. But what a beautiful cave as a reward!
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  • August 18, 2017
    The cave is without a doubt amazing, but the hordes of tourist distract a little from that. Very overcrowded, but still worth a visit. I'd rent a bike and go without a tour! It'll be cheaper, and the ...  more »
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  • June 20, 2017
    I've done two visits to this cave. The formations inside are impressive and the internal lighting creates some nice colours within the cave. Take your time on the climb up as it's a long hike up to the entrance (approx 570 meters). In the peak season (June - August) the place is overcrowded with locals on their summer vacations. In the winter months (Dec - Jan) its a lot less crowded.
  • July 14, 2017
    Be careful u must pay two times if u want take a car after the entrance fee. But it is EASY to reach by walk. It is one of the best cave i have seen after one year travel in asia !! U must go there
  • July 11, 2017
    the cave in general is great! BUT there's a scam with the buggy-shuttle. from dong hoi 1,5-2h drive by motorbike. 5k parking. adults pay 250k pp. after you purchased the tickets you enter the area and after a little walk you'll find a little counter "buggy-service" and if you are looking forward to take the shuttle onwards and walk back (oneway) they tell u it's impossible. you can ONLY purchase the oneway ticket at the cave (backwards). they also tell you it's more than 2km but its maybe 1-1,5km and a really nice walk. and as you can see on the photo the cheapest service is the small buggy and you'll wait because most buggies are big ones. your feet are made for walking and it's a beautiful walkway even for the lazy ones. better go early as it's not that much crowded. it's a two-way track inside the cave and all the crazy cellphone-torched crowd will block your way. we arrived approx 9am and it was too late but definitely worth it.
  • June 2, 2017
    Loved it! Definitely worth doing. The cave is massive and very nicely lit up. Absolutely stunning. Only problem was the pictures just don't do it justice! (Or maybe that's just my poor camera)
  • May 24, 2017
    The cave is pretty big and deep. At first you gonna love the fresh cool air coming out of it! The cave has some special cool spot for taking photos. Recommend for first time tourist.

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