Vietnam’s Son Doong cave listed among the most surreal places in the world to visit before you die

Vietnam to launch tours through Son Doong Cave as controversial ladder installation backed

Oxalis has been allowed to take tourists through Son Doong from entrance to exit from 2018

By Tuoi Tre News

October 7, 2017, 15:01 GMT+7

Vietnam to launch tours through Son Doong Cave as controversial ladder installation backed
The ladder at the ‘Vietnamese Wall’ inside Son Doong. Photo: Oxalis
Quang Binh authorities have finally approved a plan to install a ladder inside the north-central province’s famous Son Doong Cave, allowing tourists to explore through out the world’s biggest natural cave instead of returning to exit after reaching its end.

The Quang Binh administration has green-lighted the ‘ladder solution’ despite widely objections that it may destroy the stalactites that are millions of years old inside Son Doong. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam to launch tours through Son Doong Cave as controversial ladder installation backed”

Journey through the Largest Cave in the World: Son Doong – National Geographic

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World’s largest cave in Vietnam named greatest place to see in 21st century

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Sunshine through a section of Son Doong at around noon. Photo: Ryan Deboodt

Sunshine through a section of Son Doong at around noon. Photo: Ryan Deboodt Sunshine through a section of Son Doong at around noon. Photo: Ryan Deboodt

US magazine Smithsonian has put Son Doong, the world’s largest cave in central Vietnam, on top of its new list of 25 places to see in the 21st century.

Son Doong, or Mountain River, is around five miles long, five times longer than the world’s second longest cave, Deer in Malaysia, 450 feet at its widest and 600 feet at its highest. Tiếp tục đọc “World’s largest cave in Vietnam named greatest place to see in 21st century”