Elephant Cave & Ma Da Valley Jungle Trek – 1 Day

Swim: 600m Tra-Ang & Crystal Lake (optional)

Fitness Level: Moderate

This trek is perfect for those with little hiking background but want to get a true jungle and cave experience. It begins deep in the jungle of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, Vietnam. You’ll take a short hike to the impressive Elephant Cave, then a walk through Ma Da Valley to the amazingly blue waters of Crystal Ma Da Lake. After lunch and swimming, you’ll continue trekking to Tra Ang Cave were everyone will gear up to swim into the furthest reaches of the cave.

Tour departs daily at 8:00 am and returns around 5:30 pm.  Please book before 9pm the day before.

Price: 1.650.000dong

Itinerary

8:00 – Pick up at the hotel and transfer to Jungle Boss Headquarter.
8:30 – Team meeting to plan the trip, clarify rules and regulations in the National Park.
8:45 – Depart for Elephant Cave by van
10.00 – Arrive at the trek departure point and start trekking through the jungle to the Elephant cave
10:00 – 11:00 Explore the Elephant cave
12:00 – Reach to Ma Da Lake- swim into Ma Da crystal lake.
12:45 – Enjoy BBQ lunch
14:00 – Start trekking to Tra Ang Cave.
15:00 – Arrive at Tra Ang Cave.
15:45 – Swim into Tra Ang Cave to explore 600m Tra Ang Cave
16:30 – Start trekking to be back Ho Chi Minh road.
17:00 – Arrive at Ho Chi Minh road, enjoy cold drink on the road.
17:30 – Drive back Phong Nha and drop off at hostel. Tour end.

Price Includes

  • Tour Guide & Porter Team
  • VAT
  • Transportation in Phong Nha
  • Entrance Fee ( 400,000vnd/pax )
  • Safety Equipment
  • All Food & Drink
  • Snacks
  • Use of trekking shoes Euro sizes 36 - 45 (We suggest bringing your own shoes if these do not suit you. We do not suggest Goretex/waterproof boots as these take these take a long time to dry)
  • Use of towel
  • Long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
  • Swim wear
  • Long socks
  • Small backpack
  • Dry bag (optional)
  • Hiking shoes (optional)
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent

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