A local resort developer has received the green light to build a cable car system with 212 USD inside the World’s largest cave – Son Doong Cave in North central Viet Nam…

Truong An Ninh, a spokesman of Quang Binh province, said Wednesday that real estate and resort developer Sun Group based in nearby Da Nang city has offered to survey the Phong Nha – Ke Bang national park and set up the system


This is the place where they are going to plan the cable car system

The four-section route of 10.6 km would serve a resort complex that Sun Group plans at least 150 individual caves, a dense subterranean jungle, and several underground rivers

In the mean time, on Sept 1st Quang Binh authorities suspended a tour to Son Doong but said they would reopen the cave next January for eight tours each month with 10 people in a tour

They said the tour operates by Oxalis Company between August 2013 and August 2014 were successful

First discovered in 1991 by a man named Ho Khanh living in Phong Nha Town nearby Phong Nha Cave, Son Doong in Phong Nha – Ke Bang Nation Park attained world fame in 2009 after being explored by members of the British Cave Research Association with Khanh’s help

During one year tourism programme to test the waters, 243 adventure travelers from 34 countries explored the cave on six-day trips costing 3.000 USD

The five-kilometer-long Son Doong is 150 meters high and 200 meters wide. It is larger than the Deer cave situated in Malaysia is 148 meters high and 142 meters wide at the widest part.