The Abandoned Valley in a remote area of the world heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is traversed by part of the famous Ho Chi Minh trail. This tour takes in 12km of the Ho Chi Minh trail, exploring the Vietnamese tropical forest and experiencing the history of the Vietnam-American war as you trek along the narrow track. Explore the other exit of the now famousDark Cave, and explore unspoilt Hang E where you swim in a crystal clear natural spring. Hang E is one of the most beautiful river caves in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Enjoy a barbecue lunch in the jungle prepared by the porter team. This tour is a great opportunity to get in to the jungle, explore two unspoiled caves and experience authentic Vietnam whilst supporting employment for local people.
12km of Primary Jungle Trekking, Explore Dark Cave, Jungle BBQ, Swim in Hang E cave.
Medium high – fitness is required for the challenging terrain of the 12km jungle hike.
Vietnamese soldier trekking boots if required (we suggest bringing your trekking shoes just in case our boots don’t suit you) Head Torch, helmet, gloves and lifejacket.
– Water, snacks on trail and cold drinks at the end of the tour
– BBQ lunch
– National park entrance fees and park ranger
– Trekking and caving gear
– Internationally qualified local tour guide speaking fluent English
– Porter team
Tour departs daily at 7.30 am
Tour price: 75 USD or 1,650,000 VND/person
Minimum 2, maximum 14 people
NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 15 YEARS OF AGE