Dark Cave Adventure 6km ( 2 days/ night)
Pick up time:from 9:00am at hotels in Phong Nha
Drop off time : 16:00 – 16:30 am in Phong Nha
Best time to travel: from March to August
Tour price :6.999.000đ ~ $333/ person
– OPENING DISCOUNT 20%, price only: 266.4 usd (save 66.6 usd)
– AND PROMOTION: free transfer 2 ways from Dong Hoi to Phong Nha and back (save 80 usd)
Permission to discover the cave
Transfer two ways from/to Phong Nha
English speaking guide
Porters & Cooking
Meals as indicated in the itinerary
Kayak, Zipline to Dark Cave, Mud Bath
Dark Cave Adventure 6km is our new cave product for 2 days. This expedition is quite impressive and adventurous. It challenges your courage to climb over high mountain, walk through tropical rain forest, especially overcome many challenges inside mysterious Dark Cave 6km
Visitors will be picked up at their hotels between 08:00-09:00 AM and then head up to the HCM-West Trail to the drop-off zone.
This exciting tour will kick off with a visit to E Cave which lies deep in the dense primary forest of the National Park. Hang E Cave is known for its beautiful surroundings and stalagmite and stalactite formations, although these formations are smaller than in other caves they can’t be missed. Visitors will get the chance to swim inside the cave as there runs a river inside of it. After visiting the Hang E cave it’s time to enter the Living Valley!
The Living Valley is part of the National Park and known for its many ancient trees, exotic flowers, unique plants and animals such as monkeys and colourful birds. After a trek visitors will reach the entrance of the Thuy Cung Cave which is also known as the Nuoc Lan Cave. It is located at the back entrance of Dark Cave, here is where visitors will have lunch, set up camp and spend the night with some games, diner and drinks.
The next morning it’s time to become true cave explorers (after a good breakfast) and enter the depths of the dark cave. Equipped with specialized gear visitors will now travel throughout the entire cave and embrace its darkness…and beauty! There are many unique aspects to the Dark Cave compared to other cave. For instance: there is a natural Mud Bath inside the cave! And there are many ancient fossils to be found that are millions of years old. Lunch will be served on a unique location inside the cave!
After discovering the Dark Cave visitors can enjoy the tranquility of Chay Rive or play adventurous games, take a zip-line ride and enjoy some tasty traditional Vietnamese dishes at our restaurant!
Visitors will be taken to Ho Chi Minh Trail West at Km15. We will trek to visit Botanic Garden, see stream, waterfall, wild animals, birds … Then, our tour guide will accompany you go through the vast grass hills to the Dau Rai population with hundreds of big trees. Around noon, we will go upstream of Tien stream to Nuoc Lan cave (the other entrance of Dark cave). You will explore about 500m inside the E cave with some specialized equipment.
Upon returning, you will enjoy lunch with a forest salad, fish, grilled meat, rice etc..
From Nuoc Lan cave, you will trek through the jungle to Thuy Cung cave which has strong blue water. With specialized flashlights, you will discover the mysterious Thuy Cung caves.
After an unforgettable night with camp fire among the vast primary forest. You will pick the dawn among the Survival Valley with 2,000 ha, surrounded by the steep limestone mountains and spectacular primeval forest
Normally, visitors need a good health to join the trekking tours. But the tour of Survival valley and Dark cave overnight is really easy for the visitors with the convenient trekking trails and terrain.
Day 1: Botanic Garden – Survival Valley
7.15 – 7.45 AM: Pickup time
We provide pickup service with shared car or private upon request around Dong Hoi City, at train station between 7:15 – 7:45 am (maybe earlier) and around Phong Nha area between 8:15 – 8:30 am
9:00 – 9:15 am: Preparation and Instruction
Meet our local staffs: guide expert, porters and forest ranger. Prepare our equipment and listen to the safety instruction, regulation from our local staff for adventure
9:45 – 10:30 am Sightseeing and photographing
Transfer to inside the forest. Start trekking to visit the wild life in the Botanic Garden: cool stream, waterfall, wild animals, birds, flower …
10.30 AM – 12.30 PM: Trekking and picnic lunch
Continue to go through the vast grass hills to the Dau Rai population with hundreds of big trees. Stop on the way to enjoy lunch with a forest salad, fish, grilled meat, rice ect..
12.30 PM – 15.00 PM: Exploring Survival Valley
Around noon, we will go upstream of Tien stream to Nuoc Lan cave (the other entrance of Dark cave). You will explore about 500m -1km inside the E cave with some specialized equipment
15.00 PM – 16:00 PM: Trek to the camping site at the back door of Dark cave
Rest and relax, you also have free time to take photos by yourself. Then prepare for BBQ dinner party with our staffs
17.30 PM – 20.00 PM: BBQ dinner party
Overnight inside the tent at the entrance of Dark Cave
Including: transportation, local guide expert, porters, forest ranger, lunch, BBQ dinner, mineral water, rice wine, cave equipment, tents
Day 2: Dark Cave Exploration 3km – Dark Cave with Zipline, Kayak and Mud Bath
6.30 PM – 7.30 PM: Good morning
Breakfast, tea or coffee and enjoy fresh air, wildlife at the valley
7.30 PM – 11.00 PM: Explore the Dark Cave
You are ready to explore the cave on your knees, on your belly, in the mud. The adventurers must be brave to swim inside the underground river, climb over sharp rocky cliff. Our experience staffs will help you overcome the adventure challenge
7.30 PM – 11.00 PM: Have fun at Dark Cave with Zipline, Kayak and Mud Bath
Continue to explore deeply inside the Dark Cave, after that come back to the main road to be picked by mini van to other side of Dark Cave spot
Lunch at Dark Cave restaurant
Continue to explore the Dark Cave to do other exploration, and have fun with zipline, kayak, mud bath, swimming, and playing other water sport games …
After the tour, transfer to Dong Hoi train station for the next destination to Hue / back to Hanoi
Including: local guide expert, porters, forest ranger, breakfast, lunch, mineral water, cave equipment, kayak, zipline
Tour price for 02 Days /night tour:
(Min 2 persons, Max: 12 persons in 1 group)
- Group 02 – 04 pax: $219 usd /person
- Group 04 – 07 pax: $209 usd /person
- Group 08 – 12 pax: $199 usd /person
- Transportation (Depart in Dong Hoi)
- Entrance fees, special permits.
- Tour guide expert
- Picnic lunch and BBQ dinner for 2 days tour
- Tour supervisor / forest ranger
- Local Porters
- Trekking equipments (tents, hammocks, torches, First Aid Kit)
- Mineral water, wet tissues
- Value Added Tax
- Tips for local porters and tour guide
- Expenses out of planned cost