Quang Binh to wave half of entrance fees to famous caves in 2022
In order to promote provincial tourism, the authorities of Quang Binh province announced to cut in a half entrance fees to many caves including Son Doong – the world’s biggest natural caves in Vietnam by cross-section measure and also the most costly one.
In detail, caves applied in the fee cut are Son Doong, Tu Lan, Phong Nha, Rao Thuong Stream-En and Nuoc Lanh Caves, Hamada Valley-Tra Ang Cave, and Dai A-Over-Pigmy Caves.
According to Oxalis Adventure – the adventurous tour operator, the entrance ticket for Son Doong is US$660/person. Others are much cheaper to visit such as US$5.2/person (VND200,000) to Phong Nha Cave or US$8.7/person (VND200,000) to Hamada Valley-Tra Ang Cave.
Besides, the province also put a 20% down on entry tickets to some popular tourist attractions such as Mooc Stream, Thien Duong Cave, Chay River-Dark Cave, or Phong Nha-Tien Son.
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Although the number of tourists to Son Doong cave in 2020 increased 3-times higher than the previous year during the pandemic, the general number of tourists in the whole province in the first half of 2021 decrease remarkably at 41% compared with 2020.
The half reduction of entrance fee plays a vital role in reviving the business of tour operators as well as step-by-step recovering the local tourism industry.
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