Jungle Boss Treks

One day jungle trekking and caving in abandoned valley

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 famous Dark cave, swim in a crystal clear natural spring and explore an unspoilt Hang E, one of the most beautiful river caves in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Under the guidance of an internationally qualified local tour guide, with the support of a team of local porters, this tour represents a great opportunity to get in to the jungle and experience authentic Vietnam whilst supporting employment for local people.

Activities: 12km of Primary Jungle Trekking, Explore Dark cave, Jungle BBQ, Swim in Hang E cave

Adventure level: Medium high – fitness for the challenging terrain of the 12km hike. Not suitable for children under 15 years of age

Jungle Boss National Park Tour

Phong Nha-Ke Bang is a national park and world heritage site. The park was created to protect one of the world’s two largest karst regions with 311 caves and grottoes and also protects the ecosystem of limestone forest of the Annamite Range region in North Central Coast of Vietnam. Phong Nha-Ke Bang is noted for its cave and grotto systems as it is composed of 311 caves and grottos with over 200km of cave passage. There are still many areas not well explored. Phong Nha held several world cave records, including the longest underground river as well as the largest cave in the world. This day tour starts by driving on the road 20 Victory a historical site of the Vietnamese war. This road extends from Phong Nha village into Laos to pass the demilitarized zone (DMZ) to go to the South of Viet Nam. Visit the Botanical Garden by the road and do a short walk under the tropical forest and learn about the nature and its ecosystem. Continuing driving on the Ho Chi Minh west road to go to the Paradise cave a part of Hang Vom cave system which is 31,4 km long. The Paradise cave was found by a local man names Ngo Phong in 2005 with its original name is entrance number two. By afternoon, you will start a kayak trip from Chay river down to Son river with the end at Tram Me village a beautiful countryside village by the river. Activities:

  • Botanical Garden
  • 8 Lady Cave(Hang Tam Co)
  • Road 20 Victory
  • Paradise cave
  • Kayak from Chay Lap to Tram Me village

Adventure level: Low – Suitable for ages and abilities

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