A collapse northern Chiang Rai province the place 12 younger soccer gamers and their coach had been trapped 18 days earlier than their miraculous rescue will reopen Friday to the general public.
The limestone cave of Tham Luang Nang Non, the place the crew turned trapped deep inside by rising water ranges, will welcome guests into its entrance for the primary time for the reason that 2018 rescue. The above-ground facility, the place a museum and statue had been erected to rescue hero Sgt. Saman Kunan, had been closed since April because of the pandemic.
Aside from the great thing about the pure panorama, guests can even stroll alongside a brand new path 200 meters into the cave to see the outermost chamber utilized by international volunteers and Navy Seal divers to hold out the rescue mission.
The emerald Khun Nam Nang Non pool, positioned about 2 kilometers from the cave, may also open – however swimming will stay prohibited.
Guests gained’t be capable of trek the two.4 kilometers in to the Noen Nom Sao chamber, the place the 13 members of the Wild Boars soccer crew had been trapped.
Admission is free. Guests should be totally vaccinated. With the continued COVID-19 outbreak, the attraction is capped to 40 guests at a time. Guided excursions take roughly half-hour.
Saman, who drowned whereas resupplying oxygen alongside the route to achieve the boys, was the one casualty of the huge rescue operation which seized the world’s consideration.
Nang Non Cave is positioned within the Pong Pha subdistrict of Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district just some kilometers from the border with Myanmar.