Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is located in Bo Trach district and Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province. It’s known for the magnificent caves and the incredible geology, geomorphology and very diverse ecosystem. Visitors are often surprised by the beauty of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Beside the famous cave that became popular tourism sites such as Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave, Dark Cave, Son Doong cave…, visitors can release themselves into the nature with and discover the large forrest and long rivers.

When visiting in HCM West – Trail and Victory 20 road, you can enjoy the mountain scenery of a the vast national park.

The Flora

Calocedrus Rupestris (threatenedconifers.rbge.org.u)

96.2% of the acreage of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is covered by forest with moist evergreen forests and jungle. The vegetation here mainly consists of rock green cypress (Calocedrus rupestris) that are 500 years old and  unique in Vietnam. It is also home to 3 rare Jade Slipper Orchid species: Paphiopedilum malipoense, Paphiopedilum

Jade Slipper Orchid

Dianthum and Paphiopedilum concolor. These orchids are at risk of extinction, therefore they area is being perserved as much as possible. When visiting Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, visitors can also see ironwood, pine and other kinds of trees and flowers that grow in every corner of the park.

The Fauna

Ha Tinh Langur (jalbum.net)

Beside the rare flora, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is home to 140 mammal species belonging to 31 families and 10 orders. There are many species in Vietnam and they have been documented in the Red Book and World Red Book. In particular, the rare animal species Ha Tinh langur, shanked Douc … that are currently at risk of extinction and being actively protected in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

Son River

Son River

Rivers and peaks

In Phong Nha-Ke Bang, there are 3 main rivers: Son river, Chay River and Trooc River that flow into the river Gianh River in Ba Don town and then pour into the East Sea. Participants visiting Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave can enjoy the scenery from the Vietnamese boats driven  by locals. The main water source that supply for these is a system of the underground streams and rivers: For example the subterranean river system of the Phong Nha Cave.

Mountain Peak @ Quang Binh National Park (quangbinhtourism)

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park has many peaks over 1000m, especially, the peak Co. Rilata with altitude 1,128 m and 1,213 m high peak Co Preu. The mountains are located into the mountain range along the border of Vietnam and Laos, with peaks ranging from 900m to 1000m and over.

Unique cultural values

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is home to many ethnic groups, including the ethnic minorities  Bru – Van Kieu and Chut. These ethnic groups all have their own culture. This resulted in many cultural events that distinct each group such as the Breaking Drum Festival of Ma Coong (a group of Bru – Van Kieu ethnic minority). The Fairy water festival of  the locals that are living in Son Basin and several other festivals.

In Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, visitors will not only be statisfied by the landscape and the beauty that the nature created, but also have the opportunity to learn about the unique cultures and historical monuments that all have their own interesting and meaningfull stories.

Get To Know The Park By Joining One Of Our Tours

See most of the tourism sites and a big chunk of the national park with the National Park Tour
Experience the diversity of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National park and enjoy the beautiful rivers with the Boat & Bike Tour
For a true cave exploration take a look at the 4.5 kilometres of Phong Nha Cave Tour
In for a real adventure? Join the 2 days one night tour: Explore 6km of Dark Cave

For more information call the hot-line: (+84) 0919167246 or email at pnkbheritagetours@gmail.com

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