The Provincial People’s Committee on February 24 had a working session with related departments and branches to discuss opening a bus route linking Dong Hoi city and Phong Nha – ke Bang National Park. Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee presided over the working session.
In order to meet the demand of travelling of the people, especially tourists to visit Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, the provincial Department of Transport in coordination with related departments and branches plans to open a bus route linking Donghoi city and Phong Nha.
Accordingly, this bus route has total length of 54km and takes 90 minutes/route with schedule from Quang Phu commune (Dong Hoi) – Truong Phap St – Nguyen Du St – Tran Hung Dao St – Nam Ly market – Nguyen Huu Canh St – the national road 1A – Hoan Lao town (Bo Trach) – the provincial road 2 – Ho Chi Minh road to Phong Nha Tourism Center (Son Trach, Bo Trach) and vice versa.
At the meeting, representative leaders of related departments and branches have participated ideas on matters such as: support of the province for businesses to invest in bus route of Dong Hoi city – Phong Nha; frequency and the number of buses in a day; ticket prices…
Speaking at the meeting, Mr. Nguyen Huu Hoai, Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee stressed that the opening of bus route Dong Hoi – Phong Nha aims to both build a civilized tourism city and ensures traffic safety. At the same time, Chairman Nguyen Huu Hoai had also agreed on bus schedule and takes 90 minutes to complete with 14-16 trips each day. The province will cover losses for businesses approximately 1 VND billion / year for 3 years and asked the Department of Transportation held a public bidding to select qualified investors and launch bus route Dong Hoi – Phong Nha before tourist season of 2014.