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.
Why do caves glow in the dark?
The ‘glow’, a chemical reaction between Luciferin, a chemical substance, oxygen and ATP (an energy carrying molecule found in all living creatures), helps the larvae to attract food – The hungrier they are, the brighter they shine through their transparent skin.