Phong Nha Cave is a cave that stands as a testament to wonderful Vietnam’s natural beauty and geological. The beauty of nature in this cave always attracts many tourists and natural lovers to come and visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. So, let’s explore the beauty, the best time to visit this wonderful cave.

Phong Nha Cave

About Phong Nha Cave In Vietnam

Location of Phong Nha Cave

Phong Nha Cave is located within the boundaries of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. This cave is situated 45km in the north-central part of Quang Binh Province. This cave recognition UNESCO is Natural World Heritage. This cave is renowned for its stunning limestone karst landscapes and diverse ecosystems. All of that makes it a haven for biodiversity enthusiasts, natural lovers and anyone who loves the gorgeous natural scenery. Moreover, the cave itself is nestled along the Son River adding to its picturesque setting. When you come to this cave, you will fall in love with the natural landscapes of greenery and many kinds of unique limestone peaks. So, Phong Nha Cave is a blend of natural and geology in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.

The name “Phong Nha”

The name “Phong Nha” of Phong Nha Cave is derived from the ancient Cham language, the name translates to “Wind and Teeth”. When you come to Phong Nha Cave, you can see many kinds of limestones above this wonderful cave. The limestone is meaning for “Teeth”. So, the name Phong Nha means the wind wriggles through many limestones in this wonderful cave.

the name of Phong Nha

Opening hours and Entrance fee

This cave is open from 7:30 a.m to 5 p.m daily so you can visit this cave during this time. The entrance fee is 150.000 VND per adult and free entrance fee for children under 1,3 meters tall. Additionally, you can also take a boat to explore Phong Nha Cave with 550.000 VND for 12 pax including children. However, to ensure a seamless visit, it’s advisable to check the official website information for the latest details on opening hours and entrance fees of this cave.

Phong Nha Cave ticket

Best Time To Visit Phong Nha Cave In Vietnam

The best time to visit Phong Nha Cave is from March to August. The weather in these months will be sunny and dry. The temperatures in these months are from 29 degrees to 35 degrees. With this weather, these months is the peak season in this wonderful cave. Therefore, if you want to experience all the outdoor activities of this cave, these months are the best time for you. You can take a boat and admire the gorgeous natural landscapes under the sunlight. Trust me, this will be unforgettable on your trip to Vietnam. However, these months are the peak season in Phong Nha Cave, there will be many tourists during this time. It means that this cave may be crowded and busy when you come.

Best time to visit Phong Nha

The prices for accommodations at hotels or tours might be higher during this time. If you want to have a peaceful trip and do not mind the rain, you can visit this wonderful cave from September to November. During these months, the weather might be occasional rain in the afternoon but still favorable to explore this cave. With a drizzling, this cave will offer you the different beauty from the peak season. In conclusion, the best time to visit this wonderful cave will be in the dry season from March to August. However, if you don’t want the crowd and busy, you can visit this cave from September to November.

What Makes Phong Nha Cave Special?

One of the longest water caves in the world

With 28km in length, Phong Nha Cave is one of the world’s longest water caves. The blue water of the river makes the landscapes in this cave more beautiful under the sunlight. Trust me, you will fall in love with the breathtaking scenery in this cave at first sight. So, don’t forget to take many wonderful pictures to maintain this gorgeous scenery in your camera.

outside Phong Nha Cave

One of the most beautiful underground lakes

Phong Nha Cave’s beauty is in the gorgeous underground lake. So, you should take a boat to admire this beauty. When the boats float the blue waters in this cave, you will see the reflections of the cave’s limestones on the river. This will be the wonderful scenery that you can not miss in your travel. Last but not least, do not forget to bring a good camera to take some wonderful pictures to maintain these unique landscapes of this cave. Additionally, if you want to explore more about the history or structure of this cave, a tour guide can be the best option. With a knowledge tour guide, you can learn more about the beauty and the structure of this cave. That will make your experience in this cave more interesting, right? The most beautiful and strange system of stalagmites and stalactites.

inside Phong Nha cave

The featured Phong Nha Cave is many spectacular array of stalagmites and stalactites. These stalagmites and stalactites are shaped by thousands of years of geological processes. The diversity of shapes and sizes of stalactites adds to the cave’s mystique. When you come to this cave, you will fall in love with gorgeous landscapes at first sight. You can ask a tour guide or local people to take some wonderful pictures for you in this gorgeous background. So, what are you waiting for? Let’s come to this wonderful cave right away.

The longest and most beautiful underground river in Vietnam

Phong Nha Cave is home to the longest underground river in Vietnam with 1500 meter length. Moreover, the sunlight down on the blue water of this underground river makes this moment more breathtaking than ever. This underground river winds its way through the heart of Phong Nha Cave creating the gorgeous beauty of this cave. Therefore, this cave is a must-see feature for natural lovers or those seeking gorgeous scenery.

beautiful underground river

The largest dry cave

Beyond its water features, Phong Nha Cave also houses the largest dry cave in the region with 31.4 meters. You can walk and admire the showcases the grandeur of nature and many unique limestones. Additionally, the color light system in this cave will make the limestones and surroundings more gorgeous and attractive. With all the beauty we mentioned above, this cave is a must-visit for you when you come to Vietnam.

The largest dry cave

How To Get To Phong Nha Cave

Private car:

If you want a flexible and comfortable trip, a private car will be a convenient choice for you to come to this wonderful cave. With a private car, you can easily explore many attractions along the way to Phong Nha Cave such as Hai Van Pass, Ben Hai River, Hien Luong Bridge,…

VM private car


Jeep Car:

Are you an adventure enthusiast? Rent a Jeep car right now. With a Jeep car, on your route to this beautiful cave will be more interesting and exciting than ever. When you sit in a Jeep, you can feel the wind in your hair and soak up the natural beauty of the surroundings in your eyes. It will be a unique and memorable way to experience your route to Phong Nha Cave.

Phong Nha Jeep tour


If you’re freedom route, renting one motorbike can be the best option for you. With a motorbike, you can admire the breathtaking scenery and feel free to explore the attractions along the way to this wonderful cave at your own pace. Remember you should have the necessary driving license and adhere to traffic regulations in Vietnam before renting a motorbike.

You can contact:

  • Dong Xanh Motorbikes Rental
    Address: 201 Tran Phu, Phuc Vinh, HueHotline: +84 338 023 344
  • Hue Motorbikes Rental
    Address: 29C Chu Van An, Phu Hoi, Hue
    Hotline: +84 935 373 735
  • Hanh Thao Motorbikes Rental
    Address: 103 Nhat Le Street, Thuan Thanh, Hue
    Hotline:  +84 985 005 113

With all its unique beauty we mentioned above, Phong Nha Cave is a must-visit attraction whenever you come to Vietnam. When you come to this wonderful cave, you can not only many unique kinds of limestones but also the gorgeous scenery surrounding this cave. So, let’s come and discover this gorgeous cave in Quang Binh Province with us right now!

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