Puong Bac Kan Cave located in Ba Be National Park owns stalactites with all kinds of unique shapes, giving visitors many interesting experiences when exploring the cave.
Where is Puong Cave?
Puong Bac Kan Cave is an extremely unique cave, belonging to Ba Be National Park. From the center of Cho Ra town, visitors move to Ba Be lake about 7km, continue to Buoc Lom wharf and take a boat for another 3km to come to a special cave, opening an interesting and worthwhile discovery journey. mind.
Puong Cave is located on Nang River, in Ba Be National Park. Photo: @julkoha
Unlike many caves in Quang Binh or other caves, Puong cave was formed when the Nang river flowed straight below Lung Nham limestone mountain. Therefore, to explore the beautiful scenery in the cave, visitors have to sit by the boat and go inside.
Nang River flows through limestone mountains to form Puong cave. Photo: @dennygohappiness
On the beautiful Nang River, you will be sitting on small boats to gradually move to this cave. From a distance, Puong cave appears with a very wild appearance, not looking too big. However, when the cave door appears and goes deep inside, you will be overwhelmed by the beauty of this cave.
Exploring Puong Bac Kan Cave
Puong Cave is 300 meters long and the dome is over 30 meters high, creating a large, cool and majestic space right on the Nang River. Inside the cave is a system of tall, vertical cliffs, and many stalactites of all shapes and colors are available for visitors to explore.
Puong Bac Kan cave has both wild and mysterious beauty. Photo: @falene.pearson
This is a natural limestone cave, belonging to the Phja Puong mountain range with karst geological tectonics. The topography of this place with a combination of limestone mountains and rivers, creates a landscape that is both beautiful and impressive, suitable for exploiting and developing sustainable and long-term tourism.
Unique stalactites inside Puong cave. Photo: @dennygohappiness
Anyone traveling to Bac Kan, especially to Ba Be, wants to have the opportunity to check in this cave. The cave is likened to a “shark jaw”, capable of “swallowing” small boats floating on the water. I don’t understand how the peaceful and poetic Nang River was able to chisel the limestone cliffs, creating such a special cave.
The stalactites with unique shapes inside Puong cave. Photo: @falene.pearson
Today, Puong cave has become a destination in Bac Kan that is loved by many tourists. This cave is not inferior to other caves in the northern mountainous region. When entering the cave, you will see strips of stalactites right above your head drooping over the water, opening up a mysterious and magical space.
Tourists discover the beauty of Puong cave. Photo: @yuno_g
The deeper the boat went inside, the darker the space became. Therefore, visitors should take the initiative to bring a flashlight to be able to illuminate and take a closer look at the stalactites of various shapes. Here, you can see stalactites pouring down like hair streams, rough gray rocks or patches of moss covered on layers of rock.
Check in many beautiful photos inside Puong cave. Photo: @brianhang93
Besides, there are many stone blocks stacked on top of each other, creating an image like terraced fields in the northern mountainous region. Somewhere, the stalactites on the ceiling of the cave have the shape of luxuriant fruit bunches, with round and round smoke like a mother’s milk, which is very interesting.
The scenery of Nang river when viewed from Puong cave. Photo: @julkoha
In the heart of Puong Bac Kan cave, there are also flat sand dunes so that visitors can anchor their boats and go inside. In terms of structure, this cave consists of 2 adjacent caves called Upper and Lower Caves or Puong Tenh and Puong Tau. Thanks to 2 walkways up and down, visitors can easily travel, both explore the beautiful scenery of the cave, and watch the unique river in Ba Be Lake.
Note when going to Puong cave
Puong Bac Kan cave along with Dau Dang waterfall is one of the impressive destinations in Ba Be Lake. Therefore, you can choose to experience sailing to discover these 2 coordinates at the same time, have more interesting and memorable activities in the journey to the beautiful land of Bac Kan.
The location near the cave entrance will be brighter than the cave inside. Photo: @iviviii.akan
The inside of this cave is quite dark, so if you want to see more fully, prepare lights, especially high-brightness flashlights. If you want to experience a romantic space like in the movie, you can also use torches to explore the cave.
Young guests are excited to explore Puong cave. Photo: @wandering_with_kids
Because the journey to Puong cave must travel on a boat, visitors should wear life jackets when sitting on the boat to ensure safety. Especially those who do not know how to swim should be more careful. In addition, you should also prepare waterproof bags for your electronic devices such as phones, cameras, etc.
Back to Bac Kan, remember to check in the beautiful Puong cave. Photo: @iviviii.akan
Puong Bac Kan Cave is a beautiful, unique and impressive cave of Bac Kan province, promising to bring visitors unforgettable emotions when visiting. Particularly, the journey from sitting on Nang River to the cave is also an interesting time when you can admire the dreamy scenery on both sides of the gentle river. That’s why if you have the opportunity to visit Bac Kan, you should not miss this beautiful Puong cave.