08 Oct Dark Cave tour with Kayak and Zipline (1 day)
Hang Toi (Dark cave) is a branch of Phong Nha cave system with 5,558m long and 80m high; the entry of cave is 30m high and 10m wide with heavy forest around the cave mouth. Dark Cave was discovered in the years of Vietnam War by local people and used as a bomb shelter
Hang Toi has a primitive beauty with thousands of several spectacular stalagmite and stalactites. This is a shelter of many species of animals like bat and swift, especially, Ha Tinh langur – one of primate species listed in the Vietnam Red Data Book. Especially, Mr. L.Deharveng, a Russian scientist, on January 9th 1995, collected, discovered and proclaimed a specimen of a species of new crab (called Nemoron nomas) in Dark Cave. This specimen is now being kept in the Museum of Zoology, the National University of Singapore.
We provided headlight, zipline, kayak and specialized equipment, visitors can have wonderful experience of taking the adventurous tour to discover Dark Cave, swimming in the cool water of Thuy Tien lake inside the cave.
Our tour guide and driver will pick up at your hotel in Hue City (6:30 – 7:00 am) / Dong Hoi (10:00 – 10:30 am), transfer to Phong Nha – World’s Natural Heritage
Stop on the way to visit the ruin of La Vang Church and drive by DMZ of Vietnam in Quang Tri Province
Lunch at Son Doong restaurant
Continue to drive to Dark Cave Center, change your suite, prepare Gopro Camera for interesting zipline from outside tower to the mouth of Dark Cave. Then start sightseeing and discovering the Dark Cave, swimming in the cool water of Thuy Tien lake inside the cave. Walk under the mud with plastic sandals
Later do Kayak on Chay river for sightseeing Rustic village and green fields, limestone mountains in the park
And do other zipline, jumping into the river, do swimming, sun bathing … and other water sport games
Back to Dong Hoi / Hue City
The end of tour.
Price for join group tour (SIC): 38 usd /person
- Pickup from Hue City (7:00 am) and from Dong Hoi (10:30 am) and from Phong Nha (11:00 am)
- Drop off from Hue City (19:30 pm) and from Dong Hoi (16:30 pm) and from Phong Nha (15:30 pm)
- Over 5 persons: please contact us for better price for private tour
- Car or van (Depart from Dong Hoi)
- Tour supervisor
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Entrance fee and National Park permit
- Local boat or kayak if mentioned
- Zipline on Chay River
- Cave equipment: plastic sandals, life jackets, caving helmets and lights
Excluded: Drink and other expenses.
Please bring your swimming suite, dry bag or water proof bag to keep your electronics while exploring the Dark Cave and other water sport games. There are lockers at reception room, but recommend not to bring valuable things, bring some money for extra coca or beer
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