Tour Exploring Fairy Cave

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Duration: Full Day
Trip Code: ORG_FRO01
Travel Highlights: Quang Binh

Price start from:

USD 103

Per person

Overview

Hang Tien or Fairy Cave is the majestic cave in Quang Binh which has been accessible on the Tu Lan Expedition. This one day trip will take you to discover the wild. However, it still make you to escape the jungle along the discovery of a beautiful cave. It will give you the impression for both combining of adventure and limited outdoor experience.

  • Adventure Level: Moderate for physically active guests (8 km)
  • Availability: Every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday
  • Note: Tour operates only from December to mid-September
  • Group size: 2 - 12 pax (minimum requirement of 2 persons to operate)
  • Minimum Age: 16 years old
  • Tour Starts: 07:00 am - 07:30 am from any local hotel in Phong Nha
  • Tour Ends: 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm at any local hotel in Phong Nha

Tour itinerary

How Tour Exploring Fairy Cave Is Unique

Full Day: How Tour Exploring Fairy Cave Is Unique (L)

Morning activities:

You are welcomed at your hotel around 7:00 - 7:30 am and have a transfer to the tour office (70 km from Phong Nha) en route you have chance to see beautiful jungle passing away, fields and pass through Da Deo Pass. When on transport you will listen to the safety briefing introduction from our tour guide.

You arrive in office around 9:00 am after 1,5 hours on car, you will first sign in your Release Form and collect all equipment such as jungle boots, water bottles, lights, helmets, etc. You can leave your extra luggage at our office in the storage room.

Then at 9:30 am the group will start the trip for a driven to the point where you begin to trailhead around 10:00 am. This trek included a hike through the forest over the hill.

Before reaching to the cave, the last kilometer is very rocky with many boulders, it looks like the cave terrain spilled out this landscape upfront. Have BBQ lunch en route at a stop site.

Afternoon activities:

This afternoon you start to discover the cave at about 12:30 pm, this gives you the chance to admire the formations of limestone pools, lush ferns. It is really a unique specimen.

While you explore the cave, you can reach a small skylight in the cave, created from a shaft that spills sunlight from the cave’s entrance. Beyond the skylight will be a ladder leading to the second section of the cave.

And then you will venture through this next section of the cave, known as the high chamber. The cave’s exit is just ahead.

You make your way to return, and get a chance to take a swim in the natural jungle pool which you passed on the way in. Here you can have time for a coffee, a quick swim, and shoot some photos before making your return journey.

Return the pickup point and head back to Tan Hoa. When you return the office, you will have a shower before the driver transfer you back your hotel in Phong Nha around 18:00 pm. The tour will end at your hotel at 19:30 pm. Say goodbye and wish you a great adventure time!

Inclusion

  • Caving & safety gear: caving helmet, caving headlight, gloves
  • Basic canvas trekking boots (only if you do not have your own pair) sizes 36 - 46
  • Water and picnic lunch
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide and guide safety assistant
  • Porter to prepare meals and pump water
  • Shared dry box for phones and small cameras (limited availability for larger cameras)
  • Water filter and purifier (used only by guide and porters)
  • Eco-friendly compost toilet using western toilet seat at lunch site
  • First Aid Kit and Medical Rescue Equipment (application by guides and porters only)
  • Dry box is prepared in case of high water level
  • Secure Storage Facility at Our Headquarters to store any luggage you will not be taking on the trek

Exclusions

  • Tips & Personal Expenses
  • Travel/Health Insurance
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Useful Information

Some note for adventure Level

Hang Tien Discovery 1-Day is moderate and suitable for anyone who is physically active and has basic trekking experience. However, please make sure that your health is suitable for these activities before taking part in the tour.

  • 8 km jungle and mountain trekking, rocky terrain
  • 4 km caving

Any member of the company’s guide team reserves the right to turn around any person at any time without compensation or refund as deemed necessary for safety or conservation reasons.

Please also bring with you the following:

  • 1 long (easy to dry) pants and 1 long sleeved shirts to wear during the trek (quick dry)
  • 1 pair of trekking boots/shoes – difficult terrain, good footwear necessary
  • 1 pairs of calf length densely woven socks (not ankle socks)
  • 1 change of clothes for after the tour
  • Personal items: mosquito repellent, sunglasses, hat, camera, underwear, toiletries

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