Tour Tu Lan Cave Experience

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

Price start from:

USD 92

Per person

Overview

With a short time within one day. Tour Tu Lan Cave experience will give you a view of jungle and limestone trekking at mountain region. Factually, being one of the Hollywood blockbuster movie Kong: Skull Island (2017) it is listed as the best war movie of the year by ABC News.

In conclusion, the trip will take you to the local jungle men from the nearby ethnic village of Tan Hoa. Moreover, the distance of trek up to 9 km through buffalo fields, dense jungle and have an opportunity to swim through an unbelievable river cave will be very impressive. Get more experience at Hang Chuot (Rat Cave), Hung Ton Cave and To Mo valley will be wonderful.

  • Adventure Level: Easy (9 km) for physically active guests (swimming is necessary)
  • Availability: Daily (excl. Thursdays)
  • Group size: Average 8 - 12 pax (minimum requirement of 2 persons to operate)
  • Minimum Age: 16 years old

Tour itinerary

Phong Nha - Tan Hoa - To Mo - Tan Hoa - Phong Nha

Full Day: Phong Nha - Tan Hoa - To Mo - Tan Hoa - Phong Nha (L)

Morning activities:

Travel out hotel in Phong Nha from 7:00 am to 7:30 am and start your trip to our office. The distance drives 70km and passes through Da Deo Mountain Pass to reach the office. From here, you will leave your luggage at storage room and listen to safety briefing. And then, you sign in Release Form before beginning the adventure trek.

And so you will walk across 2km peanut and buffalo fields to reach the Rao Nan River. Yes, you across the river to reach the impressive Hang Chuot (Rat Cave) to explore its impression for 280m.

After that you climb over the mountain and have more trek through Hung Ton Valley to reach Hung Ton Cave. Here you will discover the wild cave by descending a 15 meter ladder together with a safety rope.

Next, you will have a swimming 50 meter through the cave and following an underground river to reach To Mo Valley. By ending this morning time, you have a delicious BBQ Lunch.

Afternoon activities:

After enjoying the wonderful swimming at the waterfall, you will trek over Hung Ton Mountain (1km) and across Hung Ton Valley (500m). Furthermore, you pass through another small hill down to Rao Nan River (500m).

Next, you finish the day crossing back over peanut and buffalo fields (2.5 km) to return the office, where a cold drink and shower will be awaiting your return.

Finally, you come back your hotel at 18:30 pm and say goodbye after a wonderful day. Hope serving on next tour in other beautiful destination in Vietnam!

Inclusion

  • Caving & safety gear: caving helmet, caving headlight, life jacket, gloves
  • Basic canvas trekking boots (only if you do not have your own pair) sizes 36 – 46
  • Meals: picnic lunch (day 1)
  • 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)
  • Secure Storage Facility at our office to store all 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

NOTES

Adventure Level

Tu Lan Jungle & Cave Experience is considered easy for anyone who is physically fit and participates in regular outdoor activities, and moderate for anyone with limited outdoor experience. You will trek approximately 9 km via overgrown jungle paths and swim 50 m through a river cave (weather permitting).

  • 9 km jungle and mountain trekking, rocky terrain
  • Elevation change up to 150 m (between valley and top of mountain)
  • 50 m swimming in cave
  • 1 km caving

Any member of the 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 shirt to wear during the trek (quick dry)
  • 1 pair of trekking boots/shoes – difficult terrain, good footwear necessary
  • 1 change of clothes for after the tour
  • 1 pair of calf-length densely woven socks (not ankle socks!)
  • Personal items: mosquito repellent, sunglasses, hat, camera

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