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How much does it cost to go to Son Doong cave?
The $3,000 is just the tour price. Other expenses like traveling to Quang Binh are not included. Many foreigners have to pay for air tickets and other traveling costs. A full trip to Son Doong can cost up to $5,000 to 6,000 per person.
Do animals live in the Son Doong cave?
Creatures Discovered in Son Doong
Birds, flying foxes, rats, snakes, squirrels, and monkeys, have been discovered underground; and seven new species of eyeless, white creatures (think scorpion, spiders, shrimp, and fish) have been found there.
How many campsites are there in Son Doong?
16. Overnight camping. There are hardly any cave tours in Vietnam where you get to camp inside a cave. However, on the Son Doong Expedition, you’ll get to spend your nights camping inside caves with 3 different campsites; Hang En campsite, Son Doong Camp 1 and Son Doong Camp 2.
Is the Son Doong cave fully explored?
The area is not fully explored and many more caves will be discovered in future years. Many of the caves are in the World Heritage site of Phong Nha Ke Bang massif which is one of the largest area’s of limestone in the world.
What is the story behind the discovery of Son Doong cave?
Local man Ho Khanh discovered Son Doong in 1990 while searching Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park for food and timber to earn a modest income. During his search he stumbled across an opening in a limestone cliff, noticed clouds billowing out from the entrance and heard the sounds of a river raging from somewhere inside.