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Quang Binh Province opens up world's biggest cave to tourists

 VietNamNet Bridge – Authorities in Central Quang Binh Province will officially open the world's biggest cave, Son Doong, for tourism by January, 2015. This follows a successful pilot programme this year.

400-yr-old forest in Quang Binh protected by patrol teams of local residents

Even the oldest men in Phu Tho Village, Quang Binh do not know when the loc vung forest first appeared. The trees, which surround their village, have been protecting the residents from scorching sun, rains, storms and even enemy bullets.

Tu Lan cave tour offers glimpse into mystical underground world

 VietNamNet Bridge – It's unfortunate to admit, but travelling through Viet Nam can sometimes be hit and miss. As a fairly seasoned explorer, I've had my fair share of blips on the itinerary, like Hai Phong or "grim Vinh",

Places for a vacation: Son Doong Cave

 VietNamNet Bridge – Son Doong Cave in Viet Nam's Quang Binh Province has been suggested by the American news website huffingtonpost.com as one of the places to visit in 20 years.

Son Doong Cave attractive to travellers

 VietNamNet Bridge – Many tourists are willing to wait in long queues and pay higher for a trip to explore the beauty of Son Doong Cave inside the Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh,

39 new caves in Phong Nha discovered

 VietNamNet Bridge – As many as 39 grottoes with total length of 17 kilometers have been newly discovered in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park in Quang Binh Province, promising more destinations for adventurous tourists to the province to conquer.

Museum makes school stuff fascinating

 VietNamNet Bridge – A newly-opened museum has been an eye-opener for children, exciting curiosity about the world around them.

The mystery of forests in Quang Binh

 We followed Dinh Hong Nham, a famous forester, and spent several days going through thick forests and crossing over streams to discover the beauty and mystery of caves hidden in deep forests in Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province.

Trekkers start exploring charms of Tu Lan cave in Quang Binh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Tour operator Oxalis on June 25 launched trekking tours of Tu Lan cave system in the central province of Quang Binh, with offers of up to four days for adventure lovers.

More visitors wait for Son Doong exploration trips

 VietNamNet Bridge – Only 164 people visited the natural masterpiece, Son Doong cave, located in the heart of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO-recognised nature heritage site, in the first half of this year.

Rise in number of tourists visiting Quang Binh

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 1.5 million visitors arrived in central Quang Binh Province for its cavern system and burial site of General Giap in the first five months of the year.

Fishing villages preserve valuable forest

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vinh Son Village residents in the central province of Quang Binh's Quang Trach District have been persistently preserving their forest, coping with East Sea waves and winds for the last hundred years.

Amazing landscapes in Quang Binh

 VietNamNet Bridge – As a  land of harsh weather, the central province of Quang Binh is also bestowed with many beautiful landscapes.

Vietnam celebrates Dien Bien Phu Victory

 VietNamNet Bridge – A variety of activities are taking place in Viet Nam and around the rest of the world to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Dien Bien Phu Victory, which falls on Wednesday.

High fees valid protection for world's biggest cave

 VietNamNet Bridge –Last week Viet Nam News asked readers whether they had any plans to explore the world's largest cave, Son Doong, in central Quang Binh Province, and for suggestions on how to balance exploration with preservation.

Visitors have no choice but to cave in to Quang Binh's charms

VietNamNet Bridge – The less developed Central region of Viet Nam harvests distinct cultural values and natural masterpieces largely unknown to outsiders.

Quang Binh seeks $4b for 40 projects

 VietNamNet Bridge – The central province of Quang Binh is seeking nearly US$4 billion for 40 projects in highly competitive areas during 2014-15, officials said.

Tien Son cave – attractive destination in Quang Binh

 VietNamNet Bridge – Forming part of the UNESCO-recognised Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Tien Son cave is currently reckoned the most attractive destination in central Quang Binh Province.

Quang Binh to open tours to Phong Nha – Ke Bang by helicopters

 The central province of Quang Binh will trial tours to Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park by helicopter from April 20 to May 5.

New massive cave discovered in central Viet Nam national park

 VietNamNet Bridge – A group of locals in central Quang Binh Province believe they have discovered a new cave, adding to the province's already extensive network of caverns.