63 Nguyễn Đình Chiểu, Đồng Hới, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam


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63 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Dong Hoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84 (0) 91 892 3595

Tour Details

Trek: 12km

Swim: 300m (optional)

Fitness Level: Moderate to Strenuous

This trek is perfect for individuals willing to put in some extra work to get further into the jungle and explore some truly unspoiled tropical rainforest and caves. On this trek, you will hike through the original Ho Chi Minh trail to the secluded Abandoned Valley in the heart of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. In Abandoned Valley, we will guide you to two very special caves, E cave and Dark Cave. At this private side of Dark Cave, you will have an opportunity to explore 800m into the darkness with your guide. Then, once at E cave, we will feed you with a delicious jungle BBQ (vegan options available) before swimming in the amazingly blue waters of the cave. Read further for a more detailed description.

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Tour departs daily at 7:30 am and returns around 5:30 pm.  Please book before 9 pm the day before.


What to Expect

Experience pristine jungle and explore 2 un-spoilt caves whilst being provided with information about the wildlife & the surrounding area along the trek. You’ll trek along narrow pathways, climb over giant boulders and navigate through rivers. Explore the jungle exit of Dark cave, clambering over sharp rocks and experiencing complete darkness in the depths of the cave. Carry on the trek to explore the breath-taking Hang E cave, where you will swim in one of the most beautiful river caves in Phong Nha. Enjoy a mouth-watering BBQ lunch with our team all prepared by our porters. The trek has some sections of uphill and downhill, stream crossing, trekking and a bit of rock climbing in the dark cave with a head torch, as well as swimming in the E cave.


7:30-8:30 Pick up from your accommodation
9:00 Drive into Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park
9:30 Dive into the Jungle
11:00 Arrive at Dark Cave
11:00-11:15 Small break and eat some snacks
11:15-12:15 Explore 800m inside Dark Cave
12:15-12:30 Take a short break after caving
12:30-13:15 Trek to E Cave
13:15-14:00 Enjoy a delicious BBQ and spring roll lunch
14:15-15:00 Swim into E Cave
15:00-15:15 Take a coffee break
15:15-17:00 Trek to get back to the road
17:00-17:15 A congratulatory cheers with a cold beverage
17:15-17:45  Drive back Phong Nha and your hotels in Phong Nha. Tour end.

Price Includes

  • Tour Guide & Porter Team
  • VAT
  • Transportation in Phong Nha
  • Entrance Fee ( 400,000vnd/pax )
  • Safety Equipment
  • All Food & Drink
  • Snacks
  • Use of trekking shoes
  • Use of towel

Price: VND 1.650.000/person

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Tour Packages

Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 1 day
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: Vietnam, Quang Binh Province, Dong Hoi
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    Vietnam, Quang Binh Province, Dong Hoi