Son Doong cave tour 2016, the best places to go in 2014

Son Doong cave – one of the best places to go in 2014

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According to NYtimes.com, Son Doong cave is one of the best places to go in 2014. Son Doong cave is world’s largest cave, located in Son Trach, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh province, Vietnam.

Son Doong cave tour 2016, the best places to go in 2014

Son Doong cave (Vietnamese: Hang Son Doong – 90 meters wide, 100 meters high and 2 kilometers long) is found by a local man named Ho Khanh in 1991 and was recently discovered in 2009 by British cavers, led by Howard Limbert. The name “Son Doong” cave means “mountain river cave”

Son Doong Cave in the Quang Binh province of central Vietnam is one of the world’s largest caves and is now, for the first time, accessible to tourists, thanks to the tour operator Oxalis. Huge shafts of light penetrate its vast caverns, allowing forests of 100-foot-tall trees to thrive in spaces big enough to accommodate 40-story skyscrapers. Colossal 260-foot stalactites are also present. Monkeys, hornbills and flying foxes have all been spotted in this surreal habitat, first fully explored in 2009. While trips into Son Doong are limited in number (only 220 permits for the year) and to visitors with deep pockets (over $6,000 per trip), the nearby and more affordable Tu Lan Cave is also now open to adventurous travelers.

Son Doong cave was also classified as the largest cave in the world by BCRA (British Cave Research Association) and selected as one of the most beautiful in the globe by the BBC news.

View Son Doong cave tour – Son Doong cave exploration in 2016 (7 days), from US$2,999

Photo collection from Simon Dunne 2013:

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Hang En cave antrance

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Hang En exit Waiting at the top of the climb abstravel.asia  Son Doong cave   best place to go in 2014

Relaxing and waitingThe back exit of Hang En Cave abstravel.asia  Son Doong cave   best place to go in 2014

Near Hang En cave

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Doline 2 at the entrance to the Garden of Edam

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Selfie at Son Doong

Rat Run towards Gours the clouds move in quickly from Doline 2 abstravel.asia  Son Doong cave   best place to go in 2014

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Doline 1 lighting up Dinosaurs
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Ho Khanh son doong cave founder abstravel.asia  Son Doong cave   best place to go in 2014

Ho Khanh – Son Soong cave founderHo Khanh enter the cave abstravel.asia  Son Doong cave   best place to go in 2014

His teamHang En exit beach abstravel.asia  Son Doong cave   best place to go in 2014

Walking back to Hang En

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Pearls of Son Doong

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More photos and source at

http://simond83.blogspot.com/2013/11/hang-son-doong-worlds-largest-cave.html

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3 thoughts on “Son Doong cave – one of the best places to go in 2014

  1. Vietnam’s Son Doong cave awes US television viewers : the popular Committee of the province of Quang Binh asserted that the display of the caves of Its Doong and Én will be broadcast next May during the program “Good Morning America” on the American channel ABC.

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