Nguom Ngao Cave

Nguom Ngao Cave is located in the heart of Gun village, Dam Thuy commune, Trung Khanh district. It's one of the big valuable gifts that nature send to Cao Bang.

Come here, visitors will have chance to see the beauty of sparkling, fanciful by the rock blocks, color blocks. Certainly this will be an interesting stop for everyone when traveling to Ban Gioc waterfall.

Nguom Ngao Cave

How Nguom Ngao cave is Unique?

Come to Nguom Ngao cave visitors will see the majestic beauty, just shimmering here. The cave has a length of 2,144m but has been exploited and put into operation about 900m, including three main doors: Nguom Ngao, Nguom Lom and Nguom Ban Ton.

When coming to this cave, visitors will be told here about the Nguom Ngao Cave is interesting. According to previous legend, the cave is home to many tigers, so called Tiger tomb, later known as Nguom Ngao - in the sense of Chinese character. However, there is another reason for this, as the sound of the tiger's roar is often heard in the sound but in fact the sound of the water flows. So they called Nguom Ngao because of that.

When entering the cave, visitors will feel extremely interesting with the image of limestone, shimmering stone like the shape of sparkling, sparkling as the first scene. You can easily see such images as human figures, forest trees, animals, fairies combing hair, lotus buds, milk mothers... All are created by nature to create a scene. Wonderful and miraculous.

The cave opens and closes, the stone blocks, the stalactites from the bottom crashing up, from the crawl down, large, small, vertical, emulsion, stylized... with many colors from the stalactites emit It's like going into a great maze. Many people like to clap hands when encountering this unique and exciting scene. Pictures of the discovery of the cave will leave unforgettable memories of a beautiful, mysterious nature by nature.

Especially the temperature in the stable always from 18 to 25 degrees Celsius should always bring a cool feeling in summer, warm in winter. If your Vietnam october holiday, this is perfect time to visit waterfall.

There are many chambers inside the cave for visitors to visit. Sometimes we encounter small streams in the cave and the murmuring sound of the river. The caves are always cool and extremely cool.

Nguom Ngao cave


Coming to Nguom Ngao Cave, travelers not only discover the mysterious and lively nature but also enjoy many specialties in Chongqing such as roasted duck, vegetables, chestnuts, sour bamboo shoots, ribs ...

How to get to Nguom Ngao Cave?

To Nguom Ngao cave, you can use motorbike or car. From Hanoi to Ban Gioc, there are two routes:

  • Route 1: Hanoi - Thai Nguyen - Bac Kan - Cao Bang - Chongqing - Ban Gioc
  • Line 2: Ha Noi - Lang Son - Dong Khe - That Khe - pass through Phuc Hoa - Chong Khanh - Ban Doc

From Ban Gioc waterfall visitor can walk or rent a motorbike to Nguom Ngao. Because the distance is only about 3km. If you are walking, you can enjoy many beautiful views of the mountains and forests.

Some note when exploring Nguom Ngao cave

Because of the Nguom Ngao cave in the northern mountainous province, to make sure that the visit is convenient, you need to prepare the following items:

  • With warm clothes, gloves, because the weather here at night is quite cold
  • Tents, sleeping bags for convenient travel
  • Medical equipment: cotton bandage, headache, flu, fever, wind oil, foot scrub, insect bites, ...
  • Phone, spare charger, camera, phone, rain clothes, multi-purpose knife, match or lighters
  • Personal handbook...

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