Discover the World's Natural Heritage of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 3  days 2 nights

Tour code: DCY111 | Tour Style: Vietnam Discovery

Summary:

Being famous with the spectacular beauty of limestone karsts, caves and grottoes, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is never a boring destination. Joining this trip you will participate in interesting outdoor activities such as cycling to visit local villages, kayaking on poetic Rivers, taking nice snapshots and soaking up friendly local daily life and listen to heroic legends of this historic destinations.

Destination:

Hue

Activities: Kayaking, Hiking
  • Highlights:
    • Exploring Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park – one of the World's Natural Heritages in Vietnam;
    • Cycling to explore local villages or kayaking on the poetic Chay River;
    • Enjoying the breathtaking view of spectacular karst mountains;
    • Relaxing at home-stay with friendly and hospitable locals.
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Day 1: Dong Hoi - Phong Nha (L, D)

Our local tour guide will pick you up at Dong Hoi City (Quang Binh Province) and depart for Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.

This discovery tour will start at the famous historic road No.20, crossing the National Park from the South. You will have chance to get more information about the geology, flora and sauna system of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park as well as the heroic history of DMZ, which was badly damaged by lots of bombs during the war. Also, you will experience the locals’ daily life on two banks of Son River and learn about ethnic minorities’ culture. Upon your arrival at the dock, local ladies will take you upstream Son River to discover Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park then head to Phong Nha Grotto. Located in the World Natural Heritage of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, this amazing grotto is known as the second biggest one in Vietnam and possesses geological values formed over 500 million years ago. You will enjoy its spectacular beauty by your own eyes and have unforgettable experience in your Vietnam tour.

After 2.5 – 3 hour boat trip, lunch will be served at Phong Nha center. In the afternoon, you will turn back to a homestay. Enjoy dinner and overnight at comfortable homestay.

Day 2: Full day activities (Cycling, walking, kayaking) (B/L/D)

Do get up early and be ready for an exciting day full of outdoor activities. You will embark a cycling tour with the local tour guide and discover the National Park through paths hidden beside limestone mountains and friendly villages. Stop to burn incense and listen to a story about the local ladies’ sacrifice at Eight Ladies Cave, then you will visit Paradise Grotto – the Asia’s longest grotto with magical beauty of stalactities and stalagmites. Lunch will be served at the service area in Paradise Grotto.

In the afternoon, you will continue trekking then go kayaking on pristine Chay River and discover Dark Cave. Relax yourself by swimming on Chay River or Mooc Stream.

You will turn back to your homestay in the late afternoon and enjoy delicious dinner with many local specialties.

Day 3: Phong Nha - Dong Hoi - Departure (B)

Let your soul unwind in the peaceful and fresh atmosphere in the moring at the Village. It’s up to your schedule and transportation, our car and tour guide will transfer you from your homestay to Dong Hoi City. On the way, you will stop at the dock to visit a local fish market before going to the airport or train station in Dong Hoi. Tour ends here.
 
Private car transferred as mentioned
Private English speaking tour guide
Meals as mentioned
All entrance fees
Boat trip to Phong Nha Grotto
Bike trip to Paradise Cave
Visa arrangements
Kayaking or bike rental on request (6 USD/day)
Personal expenses
Insurance
Gratuities
Other transportations not mentioned
Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
This tour will start from Dong Hoi. If you want to depart from Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City, please Contact us for further information .
This is a trip by private car, staying in a community-based homestay.
Guides speaking other languages are subject to availability.
This trip includes temples and/or pagoda, please DO NOT wear shorts or mini-skirts to show your respect.
Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions

 
Tour Price: Exchange rate: 1 USD = 22,770 VND (27, Jun 2017)
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Related Venues
  • 1 Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park
    Bo Trach, Quang Binh

    Located in Bo Trach and Minh Hoa districts in the centre of Quang Binh province, Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park is considered a paradise for researchers and explorers of grottoes and caves and is the home to 140 families, 427 branches, and 751 species of precious plants.

  • 2 Phong Nha Grotto
    Phong Nha - Ke Nang National Park, Bo Trach, Quang Binh

    As a part of Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park, Phong Nha Cave is one of the must-see destinations for those who wish to discover the natural beauty of this area. Visitors to the grottoes will be surprised at its significant and marvelous stalactites and underground passageways.

  • 3 Eight Ladies Cave
    Bo Trach, Quang Binh

    Located on the road No. 20 which is part of the legendary Truong Son trail, Eight Ladies cave tells a story about eigh young volunteers who got trapped inside the cave after a bomb attack and died. The cave today has become a spiritual tourism destination in Vietnam.

  • 4 Paradise Cave
    Phong Nha - Ke Nang National Park, Bo Trach, Quang Binh

    Paradise cave in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park is considered the most impressive of all natural environments in central Quang Binh province. With natural primitive features the cave looks like a landscape painting, making it very attractive to visitors.