Quang Binh is a province in the upper middle region of Vietnam. The width of the province is relatively short, only 50 km from its border with Lao to the seashore, making it the narrowest province on the map of Vietnam
Dong Hoi, the capital city of Quang Binh Province, is graceful with Nhat Le river and beaches. The town is close to the remarkable Phong Nha & Ke Bang National Park, the legendary Ho Chi Minh trails and war vestiges.
1/ PHONG NHA & KE BANG
Phong Nha & Ke Bang is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Bo Trạch and Minh Hoa districts of central Quang Binh Province in the North Central Coast region, about 500 km south of Hanoi. The park borders the Hin Namno Nature Reserve in Khammouane Province, Laos to the west and 42 km east of the South China Sea from its borderline point. Phong Nha–Ke Bang National Park is situated in a limestone zone of 2,000 km2 in Vietnamese territory and borders another limestone zone of 2,000 km2 of Hin Namno in Laotian territory. The core zone of this national park covers 857.54 km2 and a buffer zone of 1,954 km2.
2/ THIEN DUONG CAVE
Thien Duong Cave ( Paradise Cave ) is a cave in Phong Nha–Ke Bang UNESCO “s World Heritage Site, 60 km northwest of Dong Hoi city. Thien Duong Cave is located on an elevation of 200 meters above the sea level, near the west branch of Ho Chi Minh Highway, in Son Trach Commune, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam. The cave was discovered by a local man in 2005 and 5 first km of this cave was explored by explorers from British Cave Research Association in 2005, the whole 31 km was explored and publicly announced by the British cave explorers. This cave is 31 km long, longer than Phong Nha Cave which had been considered the longest cave in this national park. The height can reach to 100 m and 150 wide. The limestone formation is also more spectacular than that of Phong Nha Cave. The British cave explorers were impressed by the beautiful and spectacular stalactites and stalagmites inside this cave and they named it Thien Duong Cave (Paradise Cave). In 2012, a new scorpion species Viet Bo Cap Thien Duong enosis was found here.