NEWs >> Helicopter Tours Open to Phong Nha- Ke Bang

Helicopter tour services were opened on April 24 by the Quang Binh People's Committee in coordination with Northern Vietnam Helicopter Company.

The first two helicopter tours were carried out from Dong Hoi to the world natural heritage Phong Nha Ke Bang.

 

 

At the opening ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Huu Hoai- Chairman of Quang Binh People’s Committee stated that the new form of tourism can meet demands of tourists and contribute to exploit the region’s tourism potential, particularly, caves, spirit and old battlefield tours.

 

Apart from tourism, helicopters are used to operation rescue for discover tours, such as: Hang En, Son Doong, Tu Lan…Cave tours. From April 26 to 28, three helicopter flights to Hang En and Phong Nha Ke Bang will be conducted. Tourists can explore particular features of the National Park.

 

Phong Nha – Ke Bang was recognized as world heritage site in 2003 thanks to its system of 300 different caves and grottos. Son Doong, which is 150 meters high and 200 meters wide, got recognition in 2009 with a local man’s help.

 

Source: nationaltimes.com.vn