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Thursday, 08/02/2018 - 10:28

Visiting Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park during Tet holiday 2018

If you don’t know where the best place to make your travel on Tet holiday, why don’t you try to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in its most wonderful time of the year. The forest, river and limestone mountains of Phong Nha are particularly beautiful in spring. The spring is the time of lots of traditional festivals of local residents in the highland commune. Many local wild flowers are in full bloom which makes Phong Nha more fascinating.
To preserve and promote the traditional cultural values of the nation as well as attract tourists to visit World Natural Heritage Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha Tourism Center will held the spring fair from 4th to 6th of Lunar New Year 2018 (on February 19th – 21st 2018).
Visiting in Phong Nha – Ke Bang spring fair, you will enjoy joyful time. Especially, you will possibly experience merry atmosphere on welcoming new year occasion and join in exciting festivals.
Phong Nha – Tiên Sơn cave In the caves Phong Nha is the top wonder cave with a survey length of nearly 08 km. Phong Nha is one of the longest water cave in the world with seven oustanding criteria, such as: The most beautiful underground river; The highest and widest entrance; The widest and most beautiful sand and rock bank; The most beautiful underground lake; The nicest and widest dry cave; The most magnificient and miraculous stalactite; The longest water cave.
600m to the cave entrance, you can visit a branch of dry cave with the name: Bi Ky, Co Tien and Cung Dinh. Fantastic view appears in front of you. Wherever you are, you have feeling that you are living in the mysterious royal palce or royal garden.
For the spring travel more attractive, you can visit Tien Son cave. It has 980m length and has no entrance with Phong Nha, Tien Son places at the height of 200m over the ceiling of Phong Nha. The cave curve have many white line like silver necklace, some stones look like colorful clouds. You can see that every place is perfect. In this place, stalactite pillars are soft and sparkling. Some one said that “If Phong Nha is beautiful as paradise in water, where Tien Son is the place of the jade Emperor and predecessors”.
With 3 hours for visiting, you will be fascinated by the beauty of Phong Nha - Tien Son. Located about 12km from the Phong Nha - Tien Son cave, the botanical garden is one of the ideal spots for those who like to experience nature and explore the values of biodiversity.
Botanical garden area is 41,81ha in which has 500 rare species of fauna and flora. It is seen as the epitome of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park which is suitable for scientists and students to research and study biodiversity values of the Park. Two hours for visting in here help you can discover the unique beauty of the botanical garden.
To make the warmly welcome the new year, you will get the New Year’s greetings, enjoy the glass of red wine and the lucky money for the first guest when you arrive Botanical garden.
Spiritual tourist sites – The memorization temple for Heroes, Matyrs sacrificing on Road 20 Quyet Thang – 8 Ladies
From the Botanical Garden, follow “Road 20 – Quyet Thang”, visitors can visit Hang Tam Co at Km16 - Spiritual tourist sites. It is related to event on 14th November 1972 in the War against American Capitalist, while 8 assault youths were hiding in the cave, a huge stone collapsed to cover them.
To express deep gratitude for martyrs who devoted and sacrified for protecting the national independence, the Memorial Temple was built. Visiting Phong Nha - Ke Bang Heritage, we do not mean to enjoy only the natural beauty and landscape but the old battlefields with many precious memories about the past, and it is also an opportunity for us to memorize and be grateful to the brave sacrifice of various generations for a sacred expectation: United Country.
U Bo Mountain Peak
U Bo mountain is the highest one which is located in the East of Phong Nha – Ke Bang region. Visitors will feel the fresh air and cool weather as in a subtropic zone. Pristine landscapes, primeval forest with rare native species are in here. On the sunny days visitors will find special magnificent landscapes of Truong Son and the Vietnamese East Sea at an altitude of 1000m.
The weather here is cool year round as Sapa, Ba Na or Da Lat. Average temperature is around 18o to 20o. Most of area is covered by the rich forest where is home to many kinds of animals such as langurs, monkey, gibbon and so on. Due to temperature, elevation, precipitation and other factors, the vegetation of the U Bo mountain is featured by tropic and subtropic as well.
Happiness on the trip is not on the destination but on the way, you will certainly find happiness from this adventure trip. I believe you will not regret when you arrive in the U Bo mountain. Let take one day and one night at U Bo mountain peak, you can discover many interesting things of Phong Nha - Ke Bang in this spring trip.
Paradise cave dubbed as “Underground palace” is one of the wonders of the magnificient and magical world most. It is located at Km16 from West Branch edge of Ho Chi Minh road about 4km of Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province, the center of Dong Hoi city about 70km to the Northwest in west branch Ho Chi Minh road and is far from Phong Nha about 25km.
Paradise cave is 31km in length, the width is over 30-100m, the largest is 150m and the height from the bottom to the ceiling is about 60m. There are also many stalactites that have accumulated over the years, forming many different shapes.
Visitors will discover and learn about the formation of stalactites systems colorful and rich in shape. There are about 22 different types of structures, including stone nuggets, stalagmites, stone curbs, stone waterfalls, rock flowers, pearls, stone bells, stone pillars, stone pipes, or glittering crystal stone...and so on.
On the occasion of the new year, ticket prices will be reduced 40% for the local people in Quang Binh or the persons with permanent address in Quang Binh. Beside that, the first visitors in the new year will be get the lucky gift. It’s so attractive that visitors should not miss it.
The Drum Beating Festival of Macoong people If you have chances to visit the heritage on the fifteen of lunar January, you can not miss the Drum Beating Festival of Ma Coong people, a strange festival unfindable in other villages. This is a big festival with the identity of Ma Coong ethnic group in Thương Trạch commune, Bố Trạch district, Quảng Bình province.
All participants, regardless of elder, youth, men or women, blow the drum consecutively. The drum covers are made of skins of buffalo. The drum is hardly free of blows, making noise to overflow the forest and mountain. When the drum is broken, all rush into the forest with happy faces. Ma Coong people are proud of Drum Beating Festival and longing for welcoming tourists to their village to learn a cultural tradition under conservation and respect. With such natural, cultural and historical relic, you should visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang in the spring./.