Phong Nha – Ke Bang: How to Get There

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Phong Nha - Ke Bang countryside
Phong Nha - Ke Bang countryside

In order to go to Phong Nha Tourist Center where you can get to any caves of Phong Nha – Ke Bang in Son Trach, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh province – Vietnam.

The route

You, firstly reach to Dong Hoi City. In Dong Hoi, Quang Trung is the main street there, follow this street and turn into Tran Hung Dao Street (or Nguyen Huu Canh, then Tran Hung Dao). Then you cross the ring road  (Duong tranh Dong Hoi) of the city you can ride on Ha Huy Tam, then Le Loi street. After that, get on Ho Chi Minh Trail to the right side. Drive along Ho Chi Minh Trail for more than 40km untill you will see ranges of limestone mountain and a big sign “Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park”, the world’s natural heritage.

Phong Nha National Park
Phong Nha National Park

From Hue

  • By train: Day or night trains from Hue, you will get to Dong Hoi city about 3.5 hours
  • By night bus: Sinh cafe, Hung Thanh, Trekking, Camel
  • And buy daily tour to Phong Nha Cave and Paradise Cave

From Hanoi

  • By train: Night trains start in Hanoi, you will get to Dong Hoi city about the next morning.
  • By air: There are 4 flights per week (Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun)
  • By night bus: Sinh cafe, Hoang Long, Camel bus, Hung Thanh, Trekking

From Saigon

There are 4 flights per week (Sat, Sun, Tue and Thur)

Best time to travel: From December to May, August to September