In 1990, while seeking shelter from a storm in the jungle, Ho Khanh stumbled upon this 3-million-year-old natural wonder and reported it to the British Caving Research Association.
Is Son Doong cave unexplored?
Son Doong Cave in the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in the Quang Binh province of Central Vietnam was found by a local man in 1991.
Is Son Doong worth?
Yes, it is 3000 USD and it books out for a year in two days! I did the Son Doong Cave trip and absolutely loved it! The views are stunning and the trip super professionally done.
Is Mega Cavern man made?
It was created by a massive limestone quarry—with miners blasting out rock for over 42 years during the middle of the 20th century. It was acquired in 1989 by private investors who saw the potential to develop a portion of the cavern into an environmentally-conscious high security commercial storage facility.
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.