Elephant Cave & Ma Da Valley trek

Elephant Cave & Ma Da Valley trek

Trek in the most unspoiled spot of the National Park

The Ma Da Valley was opened to tourism in August 2016. This new area of the world heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park includes the Tra Ang cave and Ma Da Lake. The tour takes in 8km of trekking in the Ma Da Valley in primary jungle, exploring the Vietnamese tropical forest.

The porter team will prepare you a fantastic barbecue lunch that you will enjoy in the jungle with traditional foods.

This tour is a great opportunity to get in to the jungle without taking on a major expedition in an area where few tourists have been before. Explore an unspoiled cave, swim in a stunning lake and experience authentic Vietnam whilst supporting employment for local people.


  • 8km of Jungle Trekking,
  • Explore Elephant Cave
  • Swim in Ma Da Lake
  • Swim in Tra Anh Cave
  • BBQ lunch in the jungle

 Adventure level:

Moderate – fitness is required for 8km of jungle trekking. Up to 600m of swimming in Tra Ang cave.

Gear provided:

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.

Gear to bring:

Trekking clothes (long trousers and shirt), sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sunglasses, swimming gear, travel towel or sarong.

Tour includes:

  • Water, snacks on trail and BBQ lunch
  • All transport, National Park entrance fees and Park ranger
  • Trekking and caving gear, head torch, helmet and lifejacket
  • English speaking tour guide, Porter team

Tour departs daily at 8.15 am

Day trip: 1,650,000VND/person 

Minimum 2, maximum 14 people

Not suitable for children under 8 years of age