Phong Nha Backpacker Caving Adventure – Hue to Hanoi (5 Days)
There are many attractions in Vietnam, ranging from stunning natural landscapes, beaches, sand dunes, untouched islets and quaint villages to war museums, colonial structures, and ancient citadels, towns. However, they are of less interest. We will recommend you the place that will fully satisfy your love of jungle trekking, cave exploration, homestay...that's Phong Nha.
This exclusive tour takes you on a short trek to Elephant Cave. Explore the unique cave formations before heading to Ma Da Lake for a refreshing swim in crystal clear water. Camp along the beautiful sandy shores of Ma Da Lake. In the morning, hike and swim into Tra Ang River Cave before ending your adventure with a trek along picturesque Tra Ang River.
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|Unique Experiences:||· Jungle trekking and camping · Caves exploration · Admire primitive nature|
|Participants:||Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2 - 14 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.You can be min. 1 and max. 14 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person but the price is more expensive, and we cannot guarantee more participants.|
|Trip Length:||5 Day(s) 4 Night(s)|
|Tour Departure Dates:||Daily|
|Travel Season:||The best time to join adventure tour in Phong Nha is from middle of March to August when the weather is more ideal. This tour is blocked during typhoon and rainy season (from September to the end of February).|
|Type of Accommodation:||Sleeper Train, homestay and camping tent|
|Child Policy:||Child Age• Children aged 8 and above will be treated and pay as adults. This tour is not recommended for: Children below 8 years old|
|Included in Price:||Meals:03 x breakfast, 02 x lunch, 01 x dinner (food & drink for lunch & dinner)
Accommodation: Sleeper Train, homestay and camping tent
Entrance Fee(s): Included according to tour itinerary
Transportation: Train, car/minibus
English speaking tour guide & porter team: Included on part of the tour, please refer to itinerary
Safety Equipment: Included
|Excluded from Price:||· Vietnam visa
· Travel insurance (compulsory)
· Personal expenses
· Tips (custom in Vietnam)
· All other expenses not stated as included in the above
- Locations Visited:
- Hue, Phong Nha, Hanoi
- Start City:
- End City:
ItineraryDay 1: Afternoon train Hue - Dong Hoi
Be ready at Hue train station (02 Bui Thi Xuan street, Hue city) 30 minutes before train departure time. You will be taking the afternoon train from Hue to Dong Hoi by yourself.
On arrival in Dong Hoi train station, you will be picked up and transferred to your homestay in Phong Nha.
Accommodation: Overnight at Jungle Boss Homestay
Note: You will receive your train tickets via email in advance. (Afternoon Train from Hue to Dong Hoi: SE2 - soft seat, dep. 15:31 pm, arr. 18:30 pm). Please call emergency number (+84) 985761122, in case you are not picked up at the train station or if you cannot find our representative.
Day 2: Ma Da Valley
At 8:30 am you will meet the team to plan the trip and get a brief for rules and regulations of the National Park. After briefing, you will depart by van to the starting point of your exciting journey. By 10:00 – 10:30 am you will arrive at the trek departure point and start trekking through the jungle to the Elephant Cave. You will have time to enjoy exploring the Elephant Cave until noon, then continue trekking through the tropical forest until reaching Ma Da Lake.
In the afternoon, your BBQ lunch is prepared for you to enjoy right in the middle to the jungle.
Once lunch is finished, it’s time to freshen up yourself and jump into Ma Da Lake, have fun swimming in the crystal clear water and enjoy the wildlife in the jungle.
At 17:00 pm, start setting up your camp for the night and later enjoy your dinner of Vietnamese traditional food.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight at the National Park in camping tent
Day 3: Tra Ang Cave
After you finished your breakfast, at 8:45 am you will start trekking through the jungle to head for the Tra Ang Cave. It’s time to explore the untouched cave of Tra Ang, you will have about an hour to swim through the amazing 600 m cave. At noon, fill your stomach with lunch before continue trekking through the tropical jungle back to the road.
Enjoy your cold drink on the road as you arrived at Ho Chi Minh Road in the afternoon, then at 16:00 pm you will be driven back and dropped off at Jungle Boss Homestay in Phong Nha.
The evening is left free for you to enjoy the relaxing environment of the homestay that is surrounded by the breath-taking mountain side.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Overnight at Jungle Boss Homestay
Day 4: Free day in Phong Nha and Night train to Hanoi
Check out from your homestay before 12:00 noon. On this day you will be picked up at 18:00 pm from Jungle Boss Homestay and transferred to Dong Hoi train station. From here you will be taking the overnight train to Hanoi by yourself.
Accommodation: Overnight on train in soft sleeper cabin
Note: (train SE4: sleeper in 6-berth cabin; dep. 19:37 pm; arr. 05:30 am)
Day 5: Hanoi arrival
Arrive in Hanoi early in the morning and your tour ends there at Hanoi train station.
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