Itinerary Details Day 3: Dong Hoi – Dark Cave – Paradise Cave – Dong Hoi
From the train station (arrival time depending on your train) our driver (he will show a sign with your name(s)) will pick you up and take you to the hotel for breakfast. You can leave your luggage that you don’t want to take on this day safely behind! At around 8am we’ll start this beautiful and adventurous day to the 2 most impressive caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park.
The first exploration of this day will beDark Cave (located in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, about 20km from Phong Nha cave and 65km from Dong Hoi (around 1h10 minutes driving). The second cave, after lunch, is Paradise cave and is about 25km from Phong Nha cave and 75km from Dong Hoi (around 1h20 minutes driving).
The order of visiting the caves can be reversed.
Dark cave is a true experience, kayaking over the river to get there, walking through the dark with only the head torch on your mining helmet, having a mud fight in the mud baths deep in the cave and then washing yourself clean with a swim in the lake inside the cave.
Activities: Muddy bath, zip lining, swimming, kayaking
Facilities: There are shower facilities here
Paradise cave is the longest dry cave in Asia!
At around 5 – 5.30 p.m. we will be back in Dong Hoi city where the tour ends.
Please bring: swimwear and a towel for swimming and showering and some dry clothing.
The rest of the evening will be at your own interpretation and overnight will be at the hotel.