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Phong Nha Caves from Hue?

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Phong Nha Caves from Hue?

Is it possible to see caves from Hue in one day? We don't have time to overnight elsewhere?

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1. Re: Phong Nha Caves from Hue?

Private car, long day, can be done, but it won't be fun.

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2. Re: Phong Nha Caves from Hue?

Many thanks Drifter for yr response. The more I read the more I got that, but I appreciate your confirmation.

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takes about 6 hours to get to phong nha ... same on return

leave very early and you could nap in the car on the way back

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Thanks anyway but I've got two teenage boys, 12 hours in a car together? I love them but that's ridiculous.

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5. Re: Phong Nha Caves from Hue?

Just did the trip.

We had the same question. Finally we decided to go and do 2 caves

- Phong Nha Cave (smaller, less impressive, nice experience, entry by boat, fun with kids)

- Paradise Cave (LARGE, IMPRESSIVE, by foot)

Went by private car. (Kids of 8 and 10)

This is our time table:

Left Hue: 6u00

Arrived at Phong Nha Cave: 10u00

Went on boat to visit the cave: 10u00

Skipped the boat trip back ; had us picked-up at T-junction 200 mtr from cave by taxi bus to save time : 12u00

Went to paradise cave (approx 30km drive), had lunch until: 13u30

went to cave by golf cart (save time and energy)

Walked around the cave. Exit /departure 16u00

Arrive back in Hue : 20u00

It was a long day, but pleased we did (esp beacuse of Paradise cave). One could choose to do one cave (would do Paradise in that case) . But travel time is relatively long in that case. So do both.

I expect that Paradise cave might be a (the?) high light of our trip to Vietnam.

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