Paradise Cave in Phong Nha National Park

We did a 7-km hike into the Paradise Cave in Phong Nha National Park.  It was fantastic. We were the only two people that booked the tour that day, so we had a private tour!

It is $125 for the tour and it includes:

  • transportation to the park
  • two guides
  • lunch
  • headlamp
  • clothing so yours do not get dirty
    • jacket
    • pants
    • shoes (don’t count on your shoe size if it is a large group)

The first kilometer is a boardwalk through, very easy. All the caves are lit up. The fun begins once we stepped off the boardwalk and started hitting the cave floor.

Easy walking on boardwalks for the first kilometer of the Paradise Cave.

Easy walking on boardwalks for the first kilometer of the Paradise Cave.

The guide pointed out the different type of rock formations, the extra minerals that may give the formations their colouring, such as sulphur would give it a yellow tinge, iron would give it a black tinge. We got to play some music on some of the drapery style formations since they were flat blades that rung after a tap.

After we exited, we surprised several people since we came out from ‘nowhere’.

Us with our caving guides.

Us with our caving guides.

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