Thu, 16 Apr 2015. Last updated Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:05
Son Doon Cave, En Cave (Swallow Cave) will be recorded and broadcasted on Good Morning America - a program of ABC Television (USA). By dint of being broadcasted on Good Morning America (ABC Television), Son Doong Cave will be introduced widely to globetrotters. Leaders of Quang Binh have a meeting with agencies and units relating to recording and lively broadcasting images of Son Doong Cave and En Cave at Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park - Natural World Heritage on Good Morning America program of ABC (US).
During the time, Oxalis Limted Company is coordinating with ABC Television in promulgation of Son Doong Cave and En Cave through the program of Good Morning America. Mr. Tran Tien Dung, Vice Chairman of Quang Binh People's Committee said that this is a good chance for Quang Binh tourism to promote the image of Son Doong - the biggest cave in Vietnam - to travelers around the world. Therefore, the film crew will be created with the most favorable conditions. The program is expected to direcly broadcast on satellite in May 2015. To ensure the success of the program in Mid-April 2015, ABC Television will organize a fieldwork at Son Doong Cave and En Cave to collect necessary information. This is a good opportunity to promulgate the spectacular images of Son Doong Cave and En Cave of Quang Binh Province in particular and Vietnam in general to international friends.
Son Doong Cave lies in Son Trach Commune, Bo Trach District in Quang Binh. It is the biggest natural cave in the world. The cave is located in the complex of Phong Nha - Ke Bang, the Natural World Heritage. The cave is a part of the underground system connecting over 150 other caves in Vietnam near Vietnam - Lao border. New York Times listed Son Doong Cave at 8th position in 52 destinations need visiting in 2014. The limstone mountain chain near Vietnam - Lao border with many caves such as Phong Nha Cave has been known for a long time. However, Son Doong Cave was just discovered in 1991 when a local named Ho Khanh sheltered at the cave's entrance. By 2006, an exploration crew of British Royal Cave Research Association came here and received the instruction of Ho Khanh. It took a long time for Mr. Ho Khanh to find the cave's entrance.
Son Doong Cave is compared equally to Everest Peak in terms of attraction. The biggest natural cave in the world is appreciated to be an interesting destination for a several-day tour, including exploring underground rivers, caves and camping... The overwhelming natural landscapes inside Son Doong Cave create an attraction by majestic and magnificent scenes. It takes months to end up a cave's round. In addition, the condition to join tours in Son Doong Cave is extremely high. Adventurers must be in good mental and physical health to conger the cave. Son Doong, the biggest cave in Vietnam, along with other attractions in Quang Binh, is an attractive destination of travelers, especially those who are fans of natural exploration. The first exploration tour was held in early August 2013. The first tour consisted of 6 people from US, Russia, Australia, and Norway. They underwent 7 days and 6 nights to explore Son Doong Cave. There are a large number of tourists registering next tours since then.