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Quang Binh Province

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Quang Binh Province


QuangBinh Province

Quang Binh is a province in the North-Centre region of Viet Nam; Quang Binh has many rivers with seaside stretches 116km and two large ports: Gianh and Nhat Le. Quang Binh Province located at the doorway of route to Hue, though the Ngang mountain pass, Quang Binh province boasts an incredibly diverse and attractive mix of natural attractions with some of world’s most beautiful and magnificent caves and stunning beaches (Nhat Le, Bao Ninh), shimmering emerald colour sea. Especially, the National Park Phong Nha - Ke Bang was recognized by the UNESCO as World Heritage Site on July 2003, is now become a famous tourist destination in Quang Binh.
With total area of 147.945 hectares, Phong Nha - Ke Bang is known for its caves, grotto system and underground river systems that have been evolving since the Palaeozoic (some 400 million years ago) associated with the tectonic cycle and the historical development of earth. Phong Nha-Ke bang’s karsts landscape is extremely complex with many geomorphic features of considerable significance, a collection of various stones such as sandstone, quartz and such. According to statistics, Phong Nha - Ke Bang has about 300 caves that are typically divided into three main systems: Phong Nha Grottos, Vom caves and Ruc Mon caves. Some caves have been exploited for tourism activities, in particular the Phong Nha Cave, Heaven Cave and many more. In April 2009, an expedition of the British Royal Association of Caving surveyed Son Doong cave and discovered Son Doong is the largest natural cave with a height of over 200 meters, a width of 200 meters, a length of at least 8.5 km. In 2011, Britain's BBC also voted to Son Doong cave is one of the world's most beautiful caves.
Furthermore, Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park has more than 90% of the forest area contains rich in diversity of flora and fauna, including 876 types of vascular plants, 113 species of large mammals, 81 species of reptiles and amphibians, 259 species of butterflies, 72 species of fish, 302 species of birds, including many species in the Red Data Book of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park is home to archeological and historical relics, such as an ancient hieroglyphic script ofthe Cham ethnic minority, the ancient Viet people and contains many historic sites. Ethnic people called Chut including Sach, May, Ruc, Arem, Ma Lieng lives in the area with their own customs and cultural identities.
In July, 2003 in Paris (France), UNESCO has recognized the National Park Phong Nha - Ke Bang as the world natural heritage.
Tourist Services: Code (84-52)
Hotels
No. Name Address Tel.
1 Cosevco Nhat Le Hotel 16 Quach Xuan Ky, Dong Hoi. 3822 180/
3840 088
2 Da Nhay Hotel Thanh Trach Commune, Bo Trach 3866 042/
3656 782
3 Huu Nghi Hotel 22 Quach Xuan Ky Street, Dong Hoi 3822 567
4 Saigon-Quang Binh Hotel 20 Quach Xuan Ky Street, Dong Hoi 3822 276
5 Sun Spa Hotel My Canh, Bao Ninh Commune, Dong Hoi 3842 999
Travel Companies
No. Name Address Tel.
1 Anh Tuyet Co., Ltd 12 Le Quy Don, Dong Hoi 3851 345
2 Cosevco Tourist & Mineral Water JSC 16 Quach Xuan Ky, Dong Hoi 3822086
3 Quang Binh Travel Co. 102 Ly Thuong Kiet 3882228
Restaurants
No. Name Address Tel.
1 Asian Delight Sun Spa Resort Bao Ninh, Dong Hoi 384 2999
2 Ba Hien Restaurant 52 Truong Phap, Dong Hoi 382 7473/
382 2605
3 Golden Lotus Sun Spa Resort Bao Ninh, Dong Hoi 384 2999

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