Jungle Boss National Park Tour

Tour Details

Paradise cave, Eight Lady cave, Jungle BBQ lunch, Swim at Tra Ang cave

Trek: 2.5km

Swim: 600m (optional)

Fitness Level: low to moderate

Minimum age: 07 years old

This trek is perfect for those who want to see the popular Phong Nha National Park sights, but also experience something unique and authentic. In this tour we will take you to the famous Paradise Cave, 8 Lady Cave, then for a 20 minute jungle hike to Hang Tra Ang. At Hang Tra Ang you will have freshly cooked BBQ and spring rolls, then swim into the furthest reaches of the cave.

Continue reading for a more in depth description, and for those who like lists scroll down for a complete itinerary and checklist!

If you’re looking for a unique cave and jungle trekking experience that avoids the large crowds of tourists check out our Abandoned Valley trek, or our Elephant Cave and Ma-Da Valley trek

If you’re looking for that once in a lifetime authentic cave adventure check out our Tiger Cave Series Adventure

Tour departs daily at 8 am and returns around 4:30 pm.  Please book before 9pm the day before.

What To Expect


Experience pristine jungle and explore un-spoilt cave whist being provided with information about the wild life & the surrounding area along the trek. You’ll trek along the original Ho Chi Minh trails. Experience complete darkness in the depths of Tra Ang cave cave. You will swim in one of the most beautiful river caves in Phong Nha. Enjoy kayaking on Tra Ang river while a mouth-watering BBQ lunch will be served by our porters. The trek to Tra Ang valley is super easy and doable for everyone.  The Day starts by visiting the spectacular Paradise Cave, a must-see cave in the National Park.  Take in the cave’s beauty while our tour guide gives you information about the impressive formations.

  The tour continues with a trip to the 8 Ladies Cave and War Martyr Memorial.  In this cave 8 people were trapped during a bombing.  Let our guides tell you the whole story and learn about some of the history and traditions of Vietnam.  Please make sure to have clothing to cover your knees and shoulders for this visit.

  The highlight of the trip is Tra Ang Cave.  You’ll have a short trek through the jungle where you will be greeted with a BBQ lunch prepared by our porters in an untouched environment.  After lunch you can have a fun and relaxing swim in the crystal waters of Hang Tra Ang. Taking a short scramble up some limestone rocks you will reach the cool waters of Tra Ang Cave and begin the 600m swim into the furthest depths of the cave.

Once the Tra Ang Cave swim is completed, our guides will lead you to the road. Here your driver will be waiting for you with a cold beer or soda and a ride back to Jungle Boss Headquarters.


8:00 – Pick up at the Hotels in Phong Nha.
8:35 – Depart for Paradise Cave by van.
9:00 – Arrive at Paradise Cave.
9:00 – 11:00 Visit Paradise Cave.
11:00 – Depart for 8 Lady Cave by van (Hang Tám Cô).
11:15 – 12:20 Visit 8 Lady Cave.
12:30- 13:00 Start trekking into the jungle to reach Tra Ang Cave.
13:00 – Time for lunch.
14:00 – Swim into Tra Ang Cave to explore 600m Tra Ang Cave.
16:00 – Start trekking to be back Ho Chi Minh road.
16:30 – Arrive at Ho Chi Minh road, enjoy cold drink on the road.
17:00 – Drive back Phong Nha and your hotels in Phong Nha. Tour end.

What To Bring

  • Long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
  • Swim wear
  • Long socks
  • Small backpack
  • Dry bag (optional)
  • Hiking shoes (optional)
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent


  • Tour Guide & Porter Team
  • VAT
  • Transportation in Phong Nha
  • Entrance Fees ( 400,000vnd/pax to National Park & 250,000vnd/pax Paradise cave)
  • Safety Equipment
  • All Food & Drink
  • Use of trekking shoes Euro sizes 36 – 45 (We suggest bringing your own shoes if these do not suit you. We do not suggest Goretex/waterproof boots as these take these take a long time to dry)
  • Use of towel


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