Itinerary Details Day 2: Dong Hoi – Dark Cave – Paradise Cave – Dong Hoi - Hue
Early morning you’ll arrive in Dong Hoi where our driver (he will show a sign with your name(s)) will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for some extra rest (dorm bed), a refreshing shower and breakfast. You can leave your luggage that you don’t want to take on this adventure day safely behind! Please do make sure that you bring some spare, dry clothes for this day. At around 8 a.m. we’ll start this beautiful and adventurous day to the 2 most striking and impressive caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park.
The first exploration of the day will beDark Cave (located in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park and situated about 20km from Phong Nha and 65km from Dong Hoi, it is around a 1 hour and 10 minute drive. The second cave, after lunch, is Paradise Cave and is about 25km from Phong Nha and 75km from Dong Hoi, it is around a 1 hour and 20 minute drive. The order in which we visit the caves varies.
Dark cave is a true experience, kayaking over the river to get there, walking through the dark with only the head torch on your mining helmet, having a mud fight in the mud baths deep in the cave and then washing yourself clean with a swim in the lake inside the cave.
Activities: Muddy bath, zip lining, swimming, kayaking
Paradise cave is the longest dry cave in Asia!
At around 5pm we will be back in Dong Hoi at the hotel where you can enjoy dinner before taking the bus (6pm) to Hue where the tour ends.
Please bring: swimwear and towel for swimming.