Paradise Cave or Thien Duong Cave was discovered by a local man in 2005 in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, 60 kms northwest of Đong Hoi City. Paradise Cave is 31 km long located on an elevation of 200 meters above the sea level, near the west branch of Ho Chi Minh Highway, in Son Trach Commune, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam.
ABOUT PARADISE CAVE
The cave was discovered by a local man in 2005 and the first 5 km of this cave was explored by explorers from British Cave Research Association in 2005, the whole 31 km was explored and publicly announced by the British cave explorers. This cave is 31 km long, longer than Phong Nha Cave which had been considered the longest cave in this national park. The height can reach to 75 m and 150 m wide. The limestone formation is also more spectacular than that of Phong Nha Cave. The British cave explorers were impressed by the beautiful and spectacular stalactites and stalagmites inside this cave and they named it Thiên Đường Cave (Paradise Cave).In 2012, a new species of troglobiontic scorpion species, Vietbocap thienduongensis was found in here.
was opened to the public on 2nd Sep 2010. Most of the tourists only visit the first 1,5km. The longer 7 kms is much more beautiful and access to the Heaven's Well
. The rest is only for the professional Explorers.
The beauty of 7 km trip inside the Paradise Cave