Phong Nha National Park Discovery - Full Day Tour

This is the perfect itinerary for travelers looking for an easygoing day filled with fun and memorable moments, which includes a short trek to explore a ‘wild’ cave, along with an introduction to the Phong Nha National Park, kayaking down a spectacular stretch of the iconic Chay River.

Experience Code : 10801



  • Duration: 1 Day(s)
  • No Cancellation
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • Fixed Date Ticket
  • 1 Day(s) Duration
  • English
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up

  • Explore the majority of Nuoc Nut Cave by walking, wading
  • Trek through Lang Va valley, learn about the biodiversity of flora and fauna in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park
  • Travel deeper into and explore Nuoc Nut Cave
  • You and the team will have a wonderful chance to witness the marvelous formations, the enormous passage with an underground river.
  • Jungle trekking, kayaking to discover the nature beauty

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Package Option

Group of 2 - 12 pax - Join in Tour

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Group of 2 pax - Private Tour

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Group of 3 - 5 pax - Private Tour

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Group of 6 - 9 pax - Private Tour

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Group from 10 pax - Private Tour

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Highlights

Our tour bus will pick you up from your hotel in Phong Nha between 7:00 AM to 7:30 AM on the departure date and take you to headquarters located right next to gorgeous Son River. At 8:00 AM, you will attend the tour briefing and be provided with the required equipment for the journey. After signing the release form, you’ll get back into our tour bus and head out at 8:30 AM to commence your trek from the legendary KM 29 Ho Chi Minh trail at 9:30 AM. Start trekking for an hour through lush green jungle and learning about the biodiversity of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, you’ll arrive at the Nuoc Nut Cave entrance begin your exploration at 10:30 AM.

As you begin your adventurous venture inside, you will meet a small entrance opening up to a much larger cave inside. You will be asked to put on your provided Petzl helmets and Petzl Pixa 3 300-lumen headlamps before proceeding deeper into the cave. Once inside the low opening, the cave enlarges dramatically and there will be many excellent photographic opportunities. This is a wonderful chance for you to witness the marvelous formations and enormous passage with an underground river. During this time, if you’re lucky enough, a natural sunbeam will be seen around this area.

After exploring the beautiful Nuoc Nut Cave for about 3 hours, you will enjoy fresh lunch prepared by our porter team at about 1:00 PM. Once you’re done with your delicious meal and brief rest, you’ll start trekking again and our tour bus will be waiting at the trailhead to pick you up around 2:30 PM. The bus will then take you to the wonderful Chay Village. From here, you will walk through the Chay Lap suspension bridge before getting on the kayaks and start kayaking to Chay Lap Water Sports Center at 3:00 PM. This is an experience that stays with guests as some of Phong Nha’s best memories, as you beautifully make your way down the iconic Chay River and surrounded by dreamy landscapes and incredible sights of the amazing countryside of the region. This is undoubtedly one of the best kayaking experiences you’ll ever have! A complimentary cold drink is waiting for you once you get off the kayak, relax and take in the breathtaking landscapes around you.

Our tour bus will then depart from Chay Lap at 4:30 PM and get you back to your hotel in Phong Nha. This will mark the end of your Phong Nha National Park Tour.

This is a 2-million-year-old river cave which you can explore the majority of the cave by walking, wadingThis is a 2-million-year-old river cave which you can explore the majority of the cave by walking, wading
You will trek through Lang Va valley, learn about the biodiversity of flora and fauna in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National ParkYou will trek through Lang Va valley, learn about the biodiversity of flora and fauna in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park
You will meet a small entrance opening up to a much larger cave insideYou will meet a small entrance opening up to a much larger cave inside
Once inside the low opening, the cave enlarges dramatically and there will be many of excellent photographic opportunitiesOnce inside the low opening, the cave enlarges dramatically and there will be many of excellent photographic opportunities
From February to April every year, you can also enjoy the freshness with some short swimming opportunities inside the caveFrom February to April every year, you can also enjoy the freshness with some short swimming opportunities inside the cave
A wonderful chance for you and the team to witness the marvelous formations, enormous passage with underground riverA wonderful chance for you and the team to witness the marvelous formations, enormous passage with underground river
During this time, if you’re lucky enough, a natural sunbeam will be seen around this areaDuring this time, if you’re lucky enough, a natural sunbeam will be seen around this area
Nuoc Nut Cave 1-Day Discovery promises to bring to you unique and unforgettable moments in the legendary cave & jungle of Phong NhaNuoc Nut Cave 1-Day Discovery promises to bring to you unique and unforgettable moments in the legendary cave & jungle of Phong Nha
You will have a wonderful experience while kayaking down the stunning Chay RiverYou will have a wonderful experience while kayaking down the stunning Chay River
This will help you see just how spectacular the park is from a different perspective & may spot water buffalos and local daily lives on the riverbanksThis will help you see just how spectacular the park is from a different perspective & may spot water buffalos and local daily lives on the riverbanks

Experience Info

1) Confirmation

  • Non-instant confirmation as unexpected changes due to the weather conditions & limited slots per day

2) Schedule

  • 7:00 AM Pick up (Join in Tour)
  • 7:30 AM Pick up and Departure (Private Tour)
  • 4:30 PM End of Tour

3) Insider tips

Requirement

  • Basic trekking experience
  • Swimming skill

Please make sure that your health is suitable for these activities with ease

  • 5 km jungle and mountain trekking, rocky terrain
  • 2 km caving in river caves (cold water, 17 degrees Celcius, knee deep)
  • Short swimming (from February to April every year)
  • 1 day in jungle and cave of National Park

Please also bring with you the following

  • 1 long (easy to dry) pants and 1 long sleeved shirt to wear during the trek (quick dry)
  • 1 pair of trekking boots/shoes–difficult terrain, good footwear necessary
  • 1 change of clothes for after the tour1 pair of calf-length densely woven socks (not ankle socks!)
  • Personal items: mosquito repellent, sunglasses, hat, camera

4) Inclusion

  • Pick up and drop off in Phong Nha
  • Caving & safety gear: caving helmet, caving headlight, gloves, and life-vests
  • Basic canvas trekking boots (only if you do not have your own pair) sizes 36-46
  • Meals: picnic lunch
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide and guide safety assistant
  • Porter team to carry all camping gear and prepare meals
  • Shared dry box for phones and small cameras (limited availability for larger cameras)
  • Water filter and purifier (used only by guide and porters)
  • First Aid Kit and Medical Rescue Equipment (application by guides and porters only)
  • Kayaks (maximum 2 pax on a kayak)

5) Exclusion

  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion

6) Children pricing policy

  • Minimum age to join this experience is from 10 years old

Additional Information

  • You will sign on the Release Form to make sure that you accept the authority of the guide, staff's management, and follow all cave/trekking rules without exception.

How To Use

1) How to get to meeting point/pick up

  • Pick up time at 7:00 AM (Join in Tour) / 7:30 AM (Private Tour)
  • Please wait at the hotel lobby and inform the receptionist/concierge of pick up
  • Remember to indicate your pick up location (hotel name and address) and drop off point during booking

2) How to redeem the e-voucher

  • Show the tour guide your E-voucher or printed voucher

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation or refund.

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