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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
A local bus goes from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha for 40,000. It departs at 14:00 from Nam Ly bus station. The bus back to Dong Hoi leaves Phong Nha at 8:00, so you have to either stay overnight or try to go back with one of the tour buses (they may even take you to Dong Hoi for free).
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'''Airplane:'''  Currently, the closest service is via Vietnam Airlines to Dong Hoi, check their website for latest fares and flight times.
  
Motorbikes can be rented for about 150,000 for one way or as low as 200,000 for return. Taxis are more expensive.
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'''Train:''' Several arrivals and departures at Dong Hoi daily from as far away as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, only a few hours from Hue.
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'''Bus:''' A local bus goes from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha for 40,000 VND. It departs at 14:00 from Nam Ly bus station. The bus back to Dong Hoi leaves Phong Nha at 8:00, so you have to either stay overnight or try to go back with one of the tour buses (they may even take you to Dong Hoi for free). 
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'''Motorbikes:''' Motorbikes can be rented for about 150,000 for one way or as low as 200,000 for return. At your own risk. About 1 hour on a highway with cars, oxcarts, motorbikes, buses, trucks.
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'''Taxis:''' can be hired from hotels/resorts, airport or train station in Dong Hoi. About 1 hour on a highway with cars, oxcarts, motorbikes, buses, trucks.
  
 
Tours are available from [[Hue]].
 
Tours are available from [[Hue]].
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Hotels in Dong Hoi can arrange day trips to the park.
  
 
==Fees/Permits==
 
==Fees/Permits==

Revision as of 12:07, 9 April 2011

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is in Quảng Bình Province, in the north of the Central Coast region of Vietnam.

Contents

Understand

History

Landscape

Flora and fauna

Climate

Get in

Airplane: Currently, the closest service is via Vietnam Airlines to Dong Hoi, check their website for latest fares and flight times.

Train: Several arrivals and departures at Dong Hoi daily from as far away as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, only a few hours from Hue.

Bus: A local bus goes from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha for 40,000 VND. It departs at 14:00 from Nam Ly bus station. The bus back to Dong Hoi leaves Phong Nha at 8:00, so you have to either stay overnight or try to go back with one of the tour buses (they may even take you to Dong Hoi for free).

Motorbikes: Motorbikes can be rented for about 150,000 for one way or as low as 200,000 for return. At your own risk. About 1 hour on a highway with cars, oxcarts, motorbikes, buses, trucks.

Taxis: can be hired from hotels/resorts, airport or train station in Dong Hoi. About 1 hour on a highway with cars, oxcarts, motorbikes, buses, trucks.

Tours are available from Hue.

Hotels in Dong Hoi can arrange day trips to the park.

Fees/Permits

Get around

See

Tien son caves: It is 50,000 dong to see both caves and 200,000(11$) to rent a boat for up to 10 people or 240,000 for 14 people. You can share a boat with other tourist that show up. Boat is needed. Caves are exquisist.

Nuoc Mooc spring: 50,000 for ticket. Transportation can be negotiated to take you there from Phong Nha village.

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There are several guest houses around.

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