Recently, Mr. Nguyen Asia, General Director of Oxalis Company, the tour operator of Son Doong cave, said that the Wonderslist tourist site has just announced the 10 most magnificent natural caves in the world, in which Son cave. Doong (Quang Binh, Vietnam) topped this list.
On the tourism site Wonderslist, Vietnam’s Son Doong cave is introduced as the world’s largest cave, formed on a fault of the Truong Son mountain range and eroded by groundwater over millions of years, forming a tunnel. giant beneath the limestone.
With a majestic and dangerous space and mysterious beauty containing many mysteries, Son Doong will surely arouse the passion of explorers around the world.
Son Doong Cave was surveyed by an expedition team of the Royal British Cave Research Association (BRCA) led by Mr. Howard Limbert in 2009. With the measurement method and measurement parameters, the senior geologists of the country have been identified. World recognized, including Dr. Tony Watham, Son Doong cave with a volume of 38.5 million m3 is the largest natural cave in the world.
On April 30, 2013, the Guinness World Records recognized Son Doong cave as the largest cave in the world. From this milestone, Son Doong cave has become a symbol and brand of Vietnam tourism. Many major TV shows and music programs of the world are performed here such as ABC’s Good Morning America (2015), Alan Walker’s Alone Pt II (2019)…
Son Doong Cave has been voted and honored by prestigious international travel magazines such as: Top 11 best tourist destinations in the world in 2019 (according to Telegraph); One of the 5 most desirable destinations in the world in 2019 (according to Lonely Planet); One of the destinations of 2022 (according to AFAR)…
Traveling to Son Doong cave, visitors have the opportunity to experience the huge lake with interlaced underground river system, enjoy a separate weather in the unique jungle. Visitors enjoy watching the giant stalagmites and stalactites formed over millions of years or exploring the extremely rich ecosystem here. Besides, the Vietnam Wall – 90m high stone wall will be a challenge that is both difficult but very interesting in the expedition to Son Doong cave.
In 2023, the tour to explore Son Doong cave had more than 700 registered guests.
Mr. Nguyen Asia, General Director of Oxalis Company, said that in 2023, the tour to explore Son Doong cave had more than 700 registered guests. Currently, Oxalis is selling tours in 2024. Due to the weather, Son Doong only exploits from January to August every year. And to preserve and preserve the world’s largest cave, only 1000 tourists can explore Son Doong every year.
Mr. Nguyen Asia added that the above reasons have created the scarcity and desire of many tourists who want to conquer Son Doong once in their life. These things have made Son Doong an important destination and a platform to promote and attract tourists to Phong Nha, Quang Binh over the years. Thanks to a part of the attraction of Son Doong, there are now more than 20 cave tourism products of many companies that are exploiting very effectively in Quang Binh.