This trek is perfect for those with little hiking background but want to get a true jungle and cave experience. It begins deep in the jungle of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. You’ll take a short hike to the impressive Elephant Cave, then a walk through Ma Da Valley to the amazingly blue waters of Crystal Ma Da Lake. After lunch and swimming, you’ll continue trekking to Tra Ang Cave were everyone will gear up to swim into the furthest reaches of the cave.
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Tour departs daily at 8 am and returns around 5:30 pm. Please book before 9pm the day before.
- Trek: 9km
- Swim: 600m Tra-Ang & Crystal Lake (optional)
- Fitness Level: Moderate
How do I get to Phong Nha?
If you are arriving from oversea, there are two main international airports connect with Dong Hoi Airport: Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi Capital) in the north and Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City) in the south. There’re many daily flights connecting between 2 main airports with Dong Hoi Airport. From Dong Hoi airport you can get a taxi or shuttle bus to Phong Nha which takes around 45 minutes. You can choose other means of transportation. From Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An to Phong Nha by sleeper bus, or to Dong Hoi City by train. If you are planning to our tour once arrived in Phong Nha then please make sure your bus/train arrives before 6:00 am to take your tour on time.
What is the weather like?
The weather in Phong Nha is quite mild and divided into 4 main seasons.
• Mid-November to early March: the weather is quite cold, the temperature ranges from 12-15°C;
• Mid-March to late June: dry season, quite stable weather, light showers, temperatures in the range of 22-38°C (May to June is usually the peak heat wave, the temperature can rise up to 38 degrees);
• Mid-July to mid-September: hot season, increased rainfall, temperature ranges from 25-35°C.
What if I am a solo traveler, can I join a group?
Solo travelers are most welcome and make up a large percentage of most groups.