Tu Lan Cave Encounter Tour

Tour Overview

  • Duration: 3 Days and 2 Nights
  • Pick-up location: Your homestay or hotel in Phong Nha town at 7:30-8:00 am.
  • Distance: 14,5km of trekking includes up to 2km of caving (1km swimming and descending a 15m ladder in the cave)
  • Elevation gain of 300m
  • Adventure level: Easy to Moderate
  • Ages that can join the tour: 16-70 years old
  • Number of guests per tour: Maximum 10 pax
  • Operating time: Only from November to mid-September annually.
  • Activities: Swimming in the underground river and natural lake with emerald water, camping, jungle trek with river crossing. Plus, exploring magnificent caves, such as Kim Cave, Ken Cave, Hung Ton Cave, and Tu Lan Cave – the Tu Lan Cave system’s main cave and more.
Description

Tu Lan Cave Encounter 3 days 2 nights tour is a great journey to explore the diverse ecosystem of a tropical forest and admire the impressive beauty of the Tu Lan Cave system, Quang Binh.

By booking our Tu Lan Cave Encounter tour, you will swim in the underground river of a cave formed millions of years ago. Besides, trekking along forest trails and enjoying the night camping by the side of a waterfall in the stunning valley. Thus, this tour will help you get rid of a busy life, an environment full of fumes and dust in the modern city to immerse yourself in fresh nature.

In addition, you may also be interested in other Tu Lan cave tours and Phong Nha cave tours as follows:

Besides the Phong Nha tours, we also offer Phong Nha private car and limousine cars to transfer to other places that you will need, such as

TU LAN CAVE ENCOUNTER TOUR 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS

What To Expect?

Swimming in the underground river inside the cave: The valleys are connected by unique underground caves. Thus,you can experience the special feeling of swimming inside an underground cave with a lighted headgear. Therefore, this is one of the very unique experiences of tours in Tu Lan. If you don’t want to swim, you can sit on an inflatable raft.

Explore many unique caves: This is a tour where visitors can explore magnificent caves such as Ken cave, Tu Lan cave, Kim cave, and Hung Ton cave.

Camping in the most beautiful area of Tu Lan: You will have one night camping at the Tu Lan camping site in the forest. Importantly, the camp is located in the most beautiful location, with a waterfall and a natural jade-colored swimming pool amidst vast primeval forests.

Enjoy local cuisine during the tour: During the Tu Lan cave tour 3 days and 2 nights, you can enjoy delicious dishes cooked by local chefs.

Experience the local culture: After leaving the forest, you will have the opportunity to have dinner at the home of one of the porters. Significantly, during the dinner, you can also learn more about how the tourism industry has positively changed their daily lives.

In addition, you also have the opportunity to cycle to explore the beautiful and peaceful Tan Hoa village, which was awarded the prize as one of the best World tourism villages by UNWTO.

Unique stay after the tour: You will stay 1 night at the Rural Homestay in Tan Hoa. This is an accommodation model that adapts to the weather during the flood season in Tan Hoa. From the homestay, you can enjoy the picturesque natural landscape of Tan Hoa village with majestic limestone mountains, rice fields, cows, etc.

TU LAN CAVE ENCOUNTER TOUR DETAILED ITINERARY

Note: The Tu Lan cave encounter tour itinerary can be customized according to the weather conditions. Additionally, the trekking route may be quite muddy and slippery when it rains.

Day 1: Phong Nha – Tan Hoa – Ken Cave – Tu Lan Campsite

7:30 – 08:00 am: Our Phong Nha private car driver will pick you up at your hotel in Phong Nha and drive to the headquarters in Tan Hoa, 70km from Phong Nha. Here, the local guide will instruct you on the safety regulations and give you a short briefing about the trekking itinerary. After that, you sign the Release Form and receive the necessary safety equipment.

Then, we will start the journey with a 2.5km hike through corn and peanut fields to reach the Rao Nan River. After crossing the river, the trekking becomes more strenuous as you have to climb over a small hill of 50 m in height, which is rocky in sections. Moreover, we keep going down the other side, and we will reach Hung Ton valley.

After trekking through the flat valley, we will rest and enjoy a tasty lunch at the entrance of Hung Ton cave. When regaining your strength, the trek begins with more challenges, with some steep hills leading you to the Tu Lan campsite by the waterfall.

In the afternoon, we will swim and explore Ken Cave, located near the campsite. Then, we will return to the tent to enjoy a delicious dinner prepared for us by the chefs. Further, immersing yourself in the peaceful natural scenery of mountains and forests as well as the waterfalls sound, you will fall asleep quickly.

Day 2: Tu Lan Cave – Kim Cave – Hung Ton Cave – Tan Hoa

Wake up for a new day in Tu Lan valley with early clouds hovering around the tops of limestone mountains like beautiful ink paintings.

After breakfast, we will pack our bags to begin the journey to explore Tu Lan Cave and Kim Cave. Two typical caves in the Tu Lan area with a unique underground river system, impressive stalactites, and many beautiful waterfalls inside the cave.

You will have a light lunch at To Mo campsite before swimming through Hung Ton Cave. At the end of Hung Ton Cave, we moved up a 10m high ladder with a safety belt. Remarkably, the beautiful view from the cave entrance leading to a cool green forest. Hence, this is a great opportunity for you to take beautiful photos of the Tu Lan Cave Encounter tour.

After completing the exploration of the caves, we will return to the headquarters in Tan Hoa by trekking along the Hung Ton valley, crossing the Rao Nan River and green corn and peanut fields. After returning to the headquarters, you will be checked into the Rural Homestay room to shower and rest.

Around 6:00 pm: We will walk to a porter’s house to have dinner and interact with the locals. You will not only have the opportunity to enjoy some delicious local dishes but also learn more about the lives of the people here. After dinner, you will come back to the homestay to rest.

Day 3: Day 3: Explore Tan Hoa Village & ATV Tour – Phong Nha

After waking up from your homestay, you can cycle around Tan Hoa village to explore the beauty of Tan Hoa village. Moreover, you can enjoy the sunrise in the rice fields or vast green corn fields. Besides, you can also enjoy breakfast at the Tu Lan Lodge restaurant.

Furthermore, you can also join the ATV Squat bike off-road tour to explore Kong’s home and Lim forest within two hours. This is an extremely impressive and dramatic adventure sports driving activity with climbing up slopes, and wading streams. Plus, crossing beautiful Lim forests, especially running through the Kong tunnel.

Homestay check-out time is 12:00 noon. Therefore, there will be a bus to pick up tourists from Tan Hoa back to Phong Nha after the journey of the Tu Lan Cave Encounter Tour ends. Phong Nha Cave Tours Travel wishes you memorable experiences in the Tu Lan Cave system in Vietnam.

Travel Guides

  • The physical fitness requirements for the Tu Lan Encounter tour are similar to the Tu Lan experience 1-day tour.

Things you should bring:

  • 1-2 quick-dry, bright, long-sleeved T-shirts
  • 1-2 quick-dry trekking pants
  • 1 waterproof jacket (in winter)
  • 1 pair of trekking shoes with good drainage
  • 1-2 pairs of calf-length, densely-woven socks
  • 1 campsite clothing set
  • 1 pair of sandals/slides for the campsite
  • Swimwear, towels, underwear
  • Mosquito repellent, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen and mini fan
  • Nature-friendly shampoo & soap, personal hygiene items
  • Power banks, passport
Price

Price

  • 8,100,000 VND/ pax
Inclusion

Inclusion

  • VAT, entrance fee and forest environment service fee.
  • 1 guide, 1 safety assistant, 1 chef, 2 kitchen assistants, 4 porters, cleaning and maintenance costs for the whole route.
  • Meals with food, tea, and coffee for visitors during the journey (excluding extra requests). Dinner at a local family. The dishes follow a fixed menu. There are vegetarian or vegan options available upon your request in advance.
  • 1-night camping in the jungle and 1 night at the Rural Homestay in Tan Hoa after the tour.
  • ATV Tour: 2 hours ATV Squat bike tour, explore Lim forest – Home of Kong.
  • Safety equipment includes helmets, harnesses, headlamps, gloves, camping gear, and other safety equipment.
  • Travel insurance (maximum of 10,000,000 VND/ case).
Exclusion

Exclusion

  • Personal expenses, tips
Children’s policies

Children’s policies

  • Only 16-year-olds upward can join the tour
Description

Tu Lan Cave Encounter 3 days 2 nights tour is a great journey to explore the diverse ecosystem of a tropical forest and admire the impressive beauty of the Tu Lan Cave system, Quang Binh.

By booking our Tu Lan Cave Encounter tour, you will swim in the underground river of a cave formed millions of years ago. Besides, trekking along forest trails and enjoying the night camping by the side of a waterfall in the stunning valley. Thus, this tour will help you get rid of a busy life, an environment full of fumes and dust in the modern city to immerse yourself in fresh nature.

In addition, you may also be interested in other Tu Lan cave tours and Phong Nha cave tours as follows:

Besides the Phong Nha tours, we also offer Phong Nha private car and limousine cars to transfer to other places that you will need, such as

TU LAN CAVE ENCOUNTER TOUR 3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS

What To Expect?

Swimming in the underground river inside the cave: The valleys are connected by unique underground caves. Thus,you can experience the special feeling of swimming inside an underground cave with a lighted headgear. Therefore, this is one of the very unique experiences of tours in Tu Lan. If you don’t want to swim, you can sit on an inflatable raft.

Explore many unique caves: This is a tour where visitors can explore magnificent caves such as Ken cave, Tu Lan cave, Kim cave, and Hung Ton cave.

Camping in the most beautiful area of Tu Lan: You will have one night camping at the Tu Lan camping site in the forest. Importantly, the camp is located in the most beautiful location, with a waterfall and a natural jade-colored swimming pool amidst vast primeval forests.

Enjoy local cuisine during the tour: During the Tu Lan cave tour 3 days and 2 nights, you can enjoy delicious dishes cooked by local chefs.

Experience the local culture: After leaving the forest, you will have the opportunity to have dinner at the home of one of the porters. Significantly, during the dinner, you can also learn more about how the tourism industry has positively changed their daily lives.

In addition, you also have the opportunity to cycle to explore the beautiful and peaceful Tan Hoa village, which was awarded the prize as one of the best World tourism villages by UNWTO.

Unique stay after the tour: You will stay 1 night at the Rural Homestay in Tan Hoa. This is an accommodation model that adapts to the weather during the flood season in Tan Hoa. From the homestay, you can enjoy the picturesque natural landscape of Tan Hoa village with majestic limestone mountains, rice fields, cows, etc.

TU LAN CAVE ENCOUNTER TOUR DETAILED ITINERARY

Note: The Tu Lan cave encounter tour itinerary can be customized according to the weather conditions. Additionally, the trekking route may be quite muddy and slippery when it rains.

Day 1: Phong Nha – Tan Hoa – Ken Cave – Tu Lan Campsite

7:30 – 08:00 am: Our Phong Nha private car driver will pick you up at your hotel in Phong Nha and drive to the headquarters in Tan Hoa, 70km from Phong Nha. Here, the local guide will instruct you on the safety regulations and give you a short briefing about the trekking itinerary. After that, you sign the Release Form and receive the necessary safety equipment.

Then, we will start the journey with a 2.5km hike through corn and peanut fields to reach the Rao Nan River. After crossing the river, the trekking becomes more strenuous as you have to climb over a small hill of 50 m in height, which is rocky in sections. Moreover, we keep going down the other side, and we will reach Hung Ton valley.

After trekking through the flat valley, we will rest and enjoy a tasty lunch at the entrance of Hung Ton cave. When regaining your strength, the trek begins with more challenges, with some steep hills leading you to the Tu Lan campsite by the waterfall.

In the afternoon, we will swim and explore Ken Cave, located near the campsite. Then, we will return to the tent to enjoy a delicious dinner prepared for us by the chefs. Further, immersing yourself in the peaceful natural scenery of mountains and forests as well as the waterfalls sound, you will fall asleep quickly.

Day 2: Tu Lan Cave – Kim Cave – Hung Ton Cave – Tan Hoa

Wake up for a new day in Tu Lan valley with early clouds hovering around the tops of limestone mountains like beautiful ink paintings.

After breakfast, we will pack our bags to begin the journey to explore Tu Lan Cave and Kim Cave. Two typical caves in the Tu Lan area with a unique underground river system, impressive stalactites, and many beautiful waterfalls inside the cave.

You will have a light lunch at To Mo campsite before swimming through Hung Ton Cave. At the end of Hung Ton Cave, we moved up a 10m high ladder with a safety belt. Remarkably, the beautiful view from the cave entrance leading to a cool green forest. Hence, this is a great opportunity for you to take beautiful photos of the Tu Lan Cave Encounter tour.

After completing the exploration of the caves, we will return to the headquarters in Tan Hoa by trekking along the Hung Ton valley, crossing the Rao Nan River and green corn and peanut fields. After returning to the headquarters, you will be checked into the Rural Homestay room to shower and rest.

Around 6:00 pm: We will walk to a porter’s house to have dinner and interact with the locals. You will not only have the opportunity to enjoy some delicious local dishes but also learn more about the lives of the people here. After dinner, you will come back to the homestay to rest.

Day 3: Day 3: Explore Tan Hoa Village & ATV Tour – Phong Nha

After waking up from your homestay, you can cycle around Tan Hoa village to explore the beauty of Tan Hoa village. Moreover, you can enjoy the sunrise in the rice fields or vast green corn fields. Besides, you can also enjoy breakfast at the Tu Lan Lodge restaurant.

Furthermore, you can also join the ATV Squat bike off-road tour to explore Kong’s home and Lim forest within two hours. This is an extremely impressive and dramatic adventure sports driving activity with climbing up slopes, and wading streams. Plus, crossing beautiful Lim forests, especially running through the Kong tunnel.

Homestay check-out time is 12:00 noon. Therefore, there will be a bus to pick up tourists from Tan Hoa back to Phong Nha after the journey of the Tu Lan Cave Encounter Tour ends. Phong Nha Cave Tours Travel wishes you memorable experiences in the Tu Lan Cave system in Vietnam.

Travel Guides

  • The physical fitness requirements for the Tu Lan Encounter tour are similar to the Tu Lan experience 1-day tour.

Things you should bring:

  • 1-2 quick-dry, bright, long-sleeved T-shirts
  • 1-2 quick-dry trekking pants
  • 1 waterproof jacket (in winter)
  • 1 pair of trekking shoes with good drainage
  • 1-2 pairs of calf-length, densely-woven socks
  • 1 campsite clothing set
  • 1 pair of sandals/slides for the campsite
  • Swimwear, towels, underwear
  • Mosquito repellent, sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen and mini fan
  • Nature-friendly shampoo & soap, personal hygiene items
  • Power banks, passport
Price

Price

  • 8,100,000 VND/ pax
Inclusion

Inclusion

  • VAT, entrance fee and forest environment service fee.
  • 1 guide, 1 safety assistant, 1 chef, 2 kitchen assistants, 4 porters, cleaning and maintenance costs for the whole route.
  • Meals with food, tea, and coffee for visitors during the journey (excluding extra requests). Dinner at a local family. The dishes follow a fixed menu. There are vegetarian or vegan options available upon your request in advance.
  • 1-night camping in the jungle and 1 night at the Rural Homestay in Tan Hoa after the tour.
  • ATV Tour: 2 hours ATV Squat bike tour, explore Lim forest – Home of Kong.
  • Safety equipment includes helmets, harnesses, headlamps, gloves, camping gear, and other safety equipment.
  • Travel insurance (maximum of 10,000,000 VND/ case).
Exclusion

Exclusion

  • Personal expenses, tips
Children’s policies

Children’s policies

  • Only 16-year-olds upward can join the tour

Tour Overview

  • Duration: 3 Days and 2 Nights
  • Pick-up location: Your homestay or hotel in Phong Nha town at 7:30-8:00 am.
  • Distance: 14,5km of trekking includes up to 2km of caving (1km swimming and descending a 15m ladder in the cave)
  • Elevation gain of 300m
  • Adventure level: Easy to Moderate
  • Ages that can join the tour: 16-70 years old
  • Number of guests per tour: Maximum 10 pax
  • Operating time: Only from November to mid-September annually.
  • Activities: Swimming in the underground river and natural lake with emerald water, camping, jungle trek with river crossing. Plus, exploring magnificent caves, such as Kim Cave, Ken Cave, Hung Ton Cave, and Tu Lan Cave – the Tu Lan Cave system’s main cave and more.

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