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Mesmerizing photos of Kong Collapse, central Vietnam

May 27, 2020 | 15:32

Kong Collapse, the highest sinkhole in Vietnam is a drawing attraction for many Vietnamese tourists and foreigners alike. The magnificent beauty of the sinkhole can be felt even just through the series of photos provided by Jungle Boss, the Vietnamese agency dedicated to Phong Nha - Ke Bang tour.

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In 1997, with the help of indigenous peoples, the British Caving Research Association (BCRA) during a survey and research trip discovered the Tiger cave system with three large interconnected caves. contiguous: Pygmy Cave (the fourth largest cave in the world), Over cave and Tiger cave. Going through the process of changes in geology, geomorphology and creation of time, nature has created big sinking holes, including Kong Collapse sinkholes or previously known as Enclosed Doline, divided into 3 caves with different landscapes and characteristics, Xa Luan reported.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)
mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)

The slump of Kong Collapse with a special shape was discovered by BCRA cave investigators in 1997 after swimming through the Great Arabian Cave from the front door to the door after about 20 minutes and turned back so no way was found So, it is also called a dead end. So far, this huge hole has not lost its beauty and mystery. Recently, the adventurers continued their journey to explore the Tiger cave system and were extremely lucky to discover the entire entrance and exit as well as through the 03 cave system, creating a trekking road. Beautiful new for travelers who love adventure travel, connecting from the Tiger shop to the Over cave and the end at Pygmy cave.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)
mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)

To find the way to this sinking hole, the team of experts used the most modern and safe specialized equipment to find the right location. Follow the trail behind the Tiger cave gate and from there climb a high rocky cliff to be able to reach this hole.

Incredibly surprised and amused by the stunning beauty that Mother Nature gave, the expedition team meticulously researched and recorded many precious documents and beautiful images of sinkholes. With a height of up to 450 m measured from the highest point to the bottom, the collapsed pit of Kong Collapse has become one of the highest sinkholes in the world with the underground river and the inner primeval forest containing many mysteries, Unexpectedly waiting for visitors to explore and experience. Currently, there are 02 ways to get to the sinkhole that visitors can choose, which is swimming through Dai A cave and swinging down from the crater from the low cliffs.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)
mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)
mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)

The reason for the sinking hole was named Kong Collapse because the shape of the head of King Kong was famous for its large size from above. The pit is not only attractive by the special shape, surrounded by rocky mountains, but it also has a green underground river located right at the foot of the mountain, creating an ideal campsite for tourists who want to explore understand nature.

A journey to explore the current Tiger cave system is exploited by Jungle Boss Co., Ltd (located in Phong Nha, Quang Binh). Guests who choose this adventure tour program will be able to explore the pristine primeval forests and caves throughout 03 days and 02 nights of extremely attractive, giving visitors the feeling of not easy to describe, according to Xa Luan.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)
mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)

In order to widely promote diverse images of Quang Binh tourism as well as bring the beauty of mysterious nature closer to visitors, Jungle Boss Company has coordinated with Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park to organize the adventure tour exploring Ho cave system, including the collapse of Kong Collapse. The journey will take visitors not only to visit 03 large caves deep in the core area of the National Park, but also experience and camp overnight at the pit of Kong with many exciting adventure activities guided by famous cave experts from the US.

Kong Collapse slum contains strange and unexpected things, contributing to enrich the list of tourism products in Quang Binh. Therefore, Quang Binh has become a major tourist center of the country, always a leading attractive destination, an indispensable address in travel notebooks on every journey of domestic tourists. and international.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)
mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)

Jung Boss has recently discovered a new entrance and exit way of the 450-meter-high Kong Collapse, opening potential trekking routes that will surely attract more visitors once put under operation. The new discovery has uncovered many mysteries about the height sinkholes that were left unanswered some 20 years ago by foreign explorers. It has, in the meantime, spurred Internet joys among Vietnamese netizens, with some could not hide their excitement and pride over the natural beauty. A small number of Internet users, on the other hand, voice their concern over the over-exploitation of Kong Collapse in the future would hurt the natural ecosystem inside the sinkhole, Vietnam Times reported.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
(Photo: Jungle Boss)

More about Quang Binh province

and Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Quang Binh is a convergence of mysterious, unexpected and interesting things, not only famous for the magnificent natural landscape, but there are also the largest and most magnificent cave systems in the world. For that reason, Quang Binh is dubbed the "Kingdom of Cave", where it owns Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park (twice honored by Unesco as a World Natural Heritage), always receiving the attention from top minds from travelers who love adventure travel, to adventurers or cave experts from all over the world.

mesmerizing photos of kong collapse central vietnam
A scene at Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park (Photo: South East Asia Backpackers)

World Heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, with its karst mountains, underground rivers, historic sites, extensive caves and unspoilt jungle, is packed with opportunities to hike, bike, paddle or relax in one of Vietnam's most spectacular and interesting regions, Lonely Planet describes.

The national park is famously home to Hang Son Doong, discovered in the early 1990s and confirmed as the biggest cave on the planet only in 2009. In recent years the cave has become one of the hottest tickets in travel for in-the-know adventurers. Negotiating its 5km-long cavern is superbly exciting, but guided tours are limited and beyond the budget of many. Luckily there are many other activities – both below and above ground – to occupy travellers in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang area.

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