|Location:||Phong Nha-Ke Bang Park. 60km northwest of Dong Hoi City. Ho Chi Minh Road, turn off at 16km milestone, 2km to end of road, 3km walk to the cave entrance.|
not yet open.
not yet open.
|Guided tours:||L=500m, St=2,000.|
|Accessibility:||The cave can only be reached on a 3km walk through the forest and the climb of 519 rocky steps.|
|Address:||Thien Duong, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Son Trach, Bo Trach, Quang Binh, Viet Nam, Tel: +84-5236-77021, Fax: +84-5236-77021. E-mail:|
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|2005||discovered and explored by cavers of the British Cave Research Association.|
|03-SEP-2010||opened to the public.|
Thien Duong (Paradise) is a rather new discovery, first explored by cavers of the British Cave Research Association (BCRA) in 2005. With a total legth of more than 31 kilometers the cave has become the longest cave of Vietnam.
The cave was developed with trails and electric light by the Truong Thinh Joint Stock Company and was opened to the public in 2010. The company offers day trips which include the Sun Spa Resort, Thien Duong and Tam Co caves. The investment was enormous, they published they spent around VND 98.4 billion (USD 5.07 million) for the development, which actually includes the spa.