What makes Quang Binh, Vietnam a special tourist destination for international tourists

Quang Binh province, home to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, stands out as one of the most exceptional destinations in Vietnam. Located in the central region of Vietnam, it is easy to commute from both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, including by flights, coaches, and trains. Thanks to diverse landscapes encompassing caves, rivers, and streams, Quang Binh offers many travel experiences suitable for all ages and preferences. Whether you seek adventure, cultural immersion, or relaxation, Quang Binh has it all, making it worthy of your time and exploration.

Discover the Wonders of Quang Binh - A Special Destination in Vietnam

Adventure and cave exploration tourism

Quang Binh province in Vietnam is renowned for its stunning caves, with over 300 of them scattered throughout the region. Among the most famous are Hang Son Doong - the World’s largest cave, Hang En, Hang Va, Phong Nha Cave, Thien Duong Cave,.... The area also boasts a diverse range of trekking routes and hiking tours in Vietnam, catering to all levels of adventurers.

Breathtaking sunbeam breaking into the world's largest cave - Son Doong Cave.

During trekking and jungle expeditions, adventurers have the chance to engage in a variety of activities, from camping in the jungle or in the cave to cave expeditions. The region's caves have stunning stalactites and stalagmites, with the most prominent is Son Doong Cave, which formed approximately 2-3 million years ago, featuring limestone stalagmites reaching up to 80 meters in height, or Hang Va's uniqueness lies in the numerous tower cones within its giant gour or rimstone pools. Most of these calcite towers have steep sides, with the tallest reaching about 2 meters high.

The unique cone towers in Hang Va Cave.

In the trekking journey, travelers can engage in thrilling activities: crossing rivers, streams, scaling hills, traversing numerous rock faces, and swimming in underground rivers,... especially, scaling the 90-meter Great Wall of Vietnam in Hang Son Doong. With the guidance of experienced local guides, travelers can explore underground wonders while learning about geological processes. Guides undergo regular training and assessment for safety, and our tour equipment is imported from Europe for added safety.

To climb the Great Wall of Vietnam, visitors must wear a full-body harness, hooked with ropes, and a braking device to ensure safety.

Vietnam culinary tour packages and Local Cultural Experience

Quang Binh is renowned for its delectable cuisine, which includes a variety of dishes made from locally sourced ingredients and the creativity of its people. With its extensive coastline, the region offers abundant fresh seafood, prepared in various ways such as grilled, steamed, and stir-fried. Visitors can also enjoy seaside eateries in Dong Hoi, indulging in the freshest catches while soaking in picturesque coastal views.

Nhat Le beach is an attractive tourist destination with both beautiful view and fresh seafood.

Additionally, on a food tour in Quang Binh, Vietnam, many specialty dishes can be savored at roadside eateries, markets, and restaurants: cháo canh, bánh lọc, bánh khoái, bánh bèo,... If you are in Phong Nha, do not forget to try grilled chicken with sticky rice, bún chả cá trắm,... every dish is bursting with flavor of the central region of Vietnam. If you are vegeterians, Quang Binh also have many restaurants that meet your demand.

Participating in a dinner activity at a local home in Tan Hoa village is a unique experience that is hard to find elsewhere. Join this Vietnam local tour, tourists can explore how locals cook traditional dishes and visiting their homes to witness their way of life. This tour allows guests to enjoy a traditional meal prepared with local ingredients while engaging in friendly conversation with their hosts.

Unique and Relaxing Resort Tourism

Quang Binh offers a range of high-quality homestays, farmstays, hostels, resorts and lodges for those seeking unique and upscale accommodation options, such as Chay Lap Farmstay, Tu Lan Lodge - nestled on the mountainside in Tan Hoa - Best Tourism Village in 2023, and the overnight camping area at Blue Diamond Camp.

At Chay Lap Farmstay, you not only enjoy comfortable lodging but also a plethora of activities to partake in during your stay. From joining sunset river cruises, kayaking on Chay River in Vietnam, to indulging in herbal sauna sessions, La Lot footbath,... there's no shortage of adventure. You can explore the villages of Chày and Trằm Mé by bike, visit two hanging bridges, and immerse yourselves in the vibrant local culture in Vietnam. You'll encounter friendly villagers along the winding roads, hearing their laughter, and greetings, and engaging in conversations. The farmstay, serving as the starting point for many journeys and a popular resting place for adventurers, is also a notable tourist destination. Additionally, it offers various amenities such as a swimming pool and a bar, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing stay for visitors.

Chay Lap Farmstay with an area of 1,8ha is an ideal place for relaxation after an adventure trip.

Meanwhile, at Tu Lan Lodge, you can enjoy a luxurious stay in rooms perched on the mountainside with fully-equipped amenities. From here, you can breathe in the fresh air and admire the beautiful scenery of Tan Hoa village on your Vietnam vacation. You'll witness scenes of buffalo grazing in the fields and sprawling meadows of grass stretching as far as the eye can see. You can join an ATV jungle tour to explore the wonders of Lim forest, immersing yourself in thrilling off-road adventures amidst breathtaking natural landscapes. Apart from staying at Tu Lan Lodge, you can experience homestays built from local people's houses, designed to float on the water during the rainy season thanks to barrels underneath.

Chay Lap Farmstay with an area of 1,8ha is an ideal place for relaxation after an adventure trip.

Vietnam Eco-Tourism: Sustainable Adventures in Harmony with Nature

Blue Diamond Camp, located just a convenient 20-minute drive from Phong Nha, epitomizes eco-travel and sustainable tourism in Vietnam. Offering overnight camping facilities with modern amenities, the camp comprises four camping areas with sheltered roofs and private restrooms, ensuring visitors' comfort and convenience.

Panorama of Blue Diamond Camp and Blue stream from above.

At Blue Diamond Camp, visitors can immerse themselves in a range of eco-friendly activities. They can embark on eco trips such as kayaking or SUP on the Blue River, meander along tree canopy walkways, relax in treehouse nestled along the riverbank, and listen to the calls of wild gibbons echoing through the forest. You can also indulge in delicious meals prepared by local chefs using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Thrill-seekers can opt for ATV rides or take a refreshing dip in the underground swimming pool.

Blue Diamond Camp is committed to sustainability and preserving the natural beauty of the region. They utilize eco-friendly measures such as the E-Rice ship, powered by wind energy, for river exploration. Solar energy systems power lights and facilities, and excess food waste is recycled into organic fertilizer for plant nourishment.

In conclusion, if you're looking for a unique destination in Vietnam, look no further than Quang Binh. With its diverse range of experiences catering to all interests and preferences, from adventure and Vietnam culinary tours to cultural immersion, relaxation, and eco trips, Quang Binh stands out as a must-visit destination for travelers seeking to explore the beauty and charm of Vietnam.

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