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Phong Nha National Park - Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave Tour

  • Discover the spectacular Phong Nha Caves, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Try your hand at activities from kayaking to ziplining and adventure courses
  • Savor a Vietnamese lunch at a village restaurant
Phong Nha National Park - Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave Tour
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Phong Nha National Park - Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave Tour
From $64.00
Thrill-seekers will love this trip to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the stunning Phong Nha caves. Accompanied by your guide, and fully equipped with safety gear, zipline over a turquoise river, swim, kayak, try adventure courses, explore the cave by dragon boat, and relax in a mud bath. Tour includes lunch and door-to-door round-trip transportation.
What to Expect
07:45- 08:00: Our car and tour guide will pick up guests at their hotel in Dong Hoi. From there, you will be taken to the Dark cave (located in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park). -OR - 8:45-9:00: Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Phong Nha village, then transfer you to Dark Cave (located in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park).
Participate in the many adventure activities: zip line, mudbath, kayak, swimming, etc.  (65 km from the city, about a 60 minute drive).
Activities: Muddy bath, ziplining, swimming, kayaking, adventure course, caving etc.
12:30: Lunch at local restaurant in Phong Nha village. Here you will enjoy a traditional vietnamese dish. Vegetarian option available. Please contact us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions and we will do our best to accommodate you.
13:30 Depart for your exploration of the most impressive Phong Nha caves. You will then take a 25 minute ride to the cave via traditional dragonboat. This cave is called a water cave as it boasts an underground river. After going into the cave by boat, you will explore 300 meters into the cave on foot. Then, you will be taken back by boat. This cave  is famous for its spectacular rock formations. It has been given names such as the “Lion”, the “Fairy Caves”, the “Royal Court”, and the “Buddha”...
16:15 Back to Phong Nha Village or Dong Hoi at 17:00. Tour ends when you will be dropped off at your hotel.
Reviews (9)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Caring tour guides

We did a tour to the dark cave and the Phongnha cave. We arrived straight from Hanoi with a sleepers train. We arrived pretty early at Dong Hoi around 5:30am, still the phongnha discovery crew orgnazied a pick up for us at the train station....More

Thank ringk89
Phongnha Discov... T, Giám đốc quan hệ khách hàng at Phongnha Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear kingk89, Phongnha Discovery Tours would like to thank you for your kind words and lovely feedback. It's our pleasure to serve you during your tour from start to finish. We are so pleased to know that you had a great journey at Dark Cave....More

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Awesome day and very well organized!

We visited the Dark Cave and the Phong Nha cave, and it was great! The transport and pick-up all went very well, and the caves were beautiful. Our guides were really helpful and friendly as well. Lunch was nice as well. We had an amazing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank H J
Phongnha Discov... T, Manager at Phongnha Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for leaving your great review on Tripadvisor. It's so happy to hear how much your you enjoyed your trip. We would be delighted to welcome you again in the future. Best regards,

Reviewed October 7, 2018
Phong Nha Discovery Tours > Dark Cave Tours

Had a horrible experience with Dark Cave tour guide. He complained about feeling tired/sore from partying too much the day before, used profanity constantly, impatient, and highly unprofessional. We paid good money to experience mud bath in Dark Cave, but was rudely rushed through and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank onlydren
Phongnha Discov... T, Manager at Phongnha Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking time to review your experience with Phongnha Discovery Tours. It's always great to get feedback from clients so that we can continue working hard to consistently deliver superior service to all our clients. Your comments help us improve our service...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile
Into the Deep Vietnam!!😉

Hi guys, I have booked the paradise cave tour with the easy tiger hostel and I think it was a good exprience even if maybe a bit expensive for what the tour is. They will come to pick you up at the Tiger Hostel early...More

Thank Fabrizio G
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile
Fantastic tour with excellent guide Viet!

We have just returned from a brilliant day out with Viet as our guide. We were collected on time from our accommodation and driven to see two temples, then the incredible caves (which I’d recommend trainers for) before a delicious lunch (with plenty of vegetarian...More

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Phongnha Discov... T, Manager at Phongnha Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Hello, Thank you for your nice feedback with Phongnha Discovery. We are so glad to know you got a great and memorable experience with our tour guide, Viet. We hope you will come back Vietnam and go with us again soon. Many thanks,

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October 20, 2018|
Response from Adventurer0889 | Reviewed this property |
Hi we did this tour earlier this year. I absolutely loved it but did find it a challenge myself in parts (as a semi fit 30 year old). I’m not sure it’s best suited for your group if walking long distances is an issue as... More