Day 1: Dong Hoi – Phong Nha (L, D)
Our local tour guide will pick you up at Dong Hoi City (Quang Binh Province) for your Natural Heritage: Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 3days 2nights tour. This discovery tour will begin at the historic road No.20, that crosses the National Park from the South. You will have an opportunity to get more information about the geology, flora and fauna of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, as well as the history of the DM Zone. You will also witness the locals’ daily lives on both banks of Son River and learn about some ethnic minority cultures. On your arrival at the dock, local ladies will take you upstream on the Son River to discover Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park then head to Phong Nha Grotto. Located in the World Natural Heritage of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, this amazing grotto is known as the second largest in Vietnam and possesses geological values formed over 500 million years ago. You will enjoy its spectacular beauty and have an unforgettable experience on your explorations
After 2.5 – 3 hour boat trip, lunch will be served at the Phong Nha center. In the afternoon, you will return for a homestay experience, enjoying dinner and spend the night there.
Day 2: Full day activities (Cycling, walking, kayaking) (B/L/D)
Rise early and be ready for an exciting day full of outdoor activities. You will embark on a cycling tour, with your local guide, and discover the National Park along paths hidden beside limestone mountains and friendly villages. Stop to burn incense and listen to a story about the local ladies’ sacrifice at Eight Ladies Cave, then you will visit Paradise Grotto – Asia’s longest grotto with the magical beauty of stalactities and stalagmites. Lunch will be served in the service area in Paradise Grotto.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy trekking, and kayaking on pristine Chay River and discover Dark Cave. Relax by swimming in the Chay River or in Mooc Stream.
You will return to your homestay accommodation in the late afternoon and have a delicious dinner featuring many local specialties.
Day 3: Phong Nha – Dong Hoi – Departure (B)
Unwind in the peaceful and fresh surrounds during your morning at the village. It’s up to your schedule and transportation, but our car and tour guide will transfer you from your homestay to Dong Hoi City. On the way, you will stop at the dock to visit a local fish market before going to the airport or train station in Dong Hoi for your onward journey.