Paradise Cave, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

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. Put Paradise Cave at the forefront of your travel plans using our Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park trip planning website.
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  • I went to Paradise Cave as part of my National Park tour with Jungle Boss. This was our first place to visit on our tour, our guide Lily sorted out the entry tickets and made sure everyone was...  more »
  • I recently visited these caves when motorcycling the Ho Chi Minh Trail. I was amazed at the size and the spectacular rock formations. The boat ride to the caves is very pleasant, then the boat is...  more »
  • The 543 steps put to the entrance to the cave was well worth it as I descended into the well lite cave and won the wooden stairs to the floor of the cave. There I found some beautiful stalagmites...  more »
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  • A beautiful cave which is well accessible, since almost everything is well developed with wooden planks. You should be there early, because it gets full with visitors quickly. The cave is well lit and there are some nice places. The air is cool, pleasant in the heat outside.
  • Amazing cave with overwhelming stalactites. The climate inside the cave is contrary to the outside. I was lucky enough to be there in the low season so that I could enjoy the cave to the fullest. It is said that there are thousands of tourists visiting this cave everyday in high season
  • Went here in the early afternoon by ourselves. The drive is really easy and takes about 40min from the city centre. Feels much shorter tho as the scenery is simply stunning thus makes the ride less boring. It's another 2km hike up the mountain from the ticket counter. They offer an electric car ride for the first bit for 30k each. We decided to walk and took it the way back. The last bit of the hike can be a bit challenging for older people but there's plenty of benches along the trail in case you need a rest. The cave itself is amazing. I have never seen a bigger cave in my life and knowing that this is actually one of the smaller ones is almost unimaginable. The entrance is 250k per person but definitely worth it. They have installed wodden steps all the way through the cave so which allows you to focus more on the beauty the cave has to offer rather than making sure you don't slip or stumble while exploring it. Will definitely come back to visit the other caves.
  • It was so massive inside. Most caves I have been in have caverns that open up a bit, but this was large most of the 1 km that is open to the public. Lots of cool stalactites and stalagmites. Took over two hours to walk up and through the cave. You do climb a bit on stairs.
  • Feels like another planet. Well worth the 250k dong. Be prepared to walk about 1km up to the mouth of the cave (or pay extra for the shuttle) then another km into the heart of the cave.

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