Quang Binh Caves Natural Treasure 3 days

Code:  TTLG03 
Routes:  Dong Hoi - Tu Lan - Dong Hoi
Duration:  3 Days/ 2 Nights
Features:  The central province of Quang Binh is known for the world’s largest caves systems including: Son Doong, Hang Ken Cave, Hang Kim Cave, Hung Ton Cave and Tu Lan Cave and Paradise Cave. Footprint has selected the best options for our visitors - soon to be spelunkers - who are seeking for off the beaten track adventure. This is a 3 day 2 night tour that includes trek, cave exploration, jungle camping and more. A unique Vietnam experience not to be missed.

Trip Itinerary

An early morning 6:30 AM start from your hotel. Pick up and transfer to the little village of Tan Hoa for your initial safety briefing. You then set off across sweeping fields for 2.5 km to the Rao Nan river, making your way up to the short hill into Rat Cave. Explore 300m in Rat Cave with spectacular calcite stalagmites, then make your way back out for a picnic lunch served next to the river in La Ken Valley.

You’ll then climb 150 m increasing in elevation up Lom Com Mountain.  Keep going through Flat Rock Peak and make your way to Mango Peak on Mango Mountain. After a quick break, the trek continues down into Tu Lan Valley.


Later in the afternoon we reach our campsite in the Tu Lan valley for more relaxed note with swimming around the waterfall, then dinner and overnight.

Trekking Distance: 7km

Trail Difficulty: 3/5


Inclusion: Transfers, guide, porter, caving and safety gear, sleeping bag, entrance fees, picnic lunch, dinner and campsite.

The sounds of nature wake you up for breakfast. There is time for a swim directly into Ken Cave – the longest cave in Tu Lan cave system. Then we return back to camp for more waterfall swimming, a rest and picnic lunch.


Post-lunch, it’s a 200 m swim into Tu Lan Cave, followed by a 1.5 km trek to Hang Kim where swimming (450 m) and exploration (500 m) continues before adventuring 500 m on through To Mo Valley to the To Mo Cave campsite.


Enjoy another beautifully prepared dinner, and the unique experience of camping inside a cave set deep in the Vietnamese jungle.  Overnight at our campsite in To Mo valley.

Trekking Distance: 5km

Trail Difficulty: 3/5


Inclusion: Transfer, guide, porter, caving and safety gear, sleeping bag, entrance fees, all meal and campsite.

The last day continues to exude adventure and a good balance between trekking and swimming. At 8:00 AM, after breakfast, you and the team explore Song Oxalis Cave - a marvelous creature of Tu Lan Cave System. After that, you get back to the campsite and enjoy some snacks before getting back on the journey. The guide then leads the team to trek and swim 100 m upstream past the waterfall and through Hung Ton Cave via the exit of the cave. Investigation of the dry passage leads to a 15 m ladder climb up to the entrance of Hung Ton.


Early afternoon holds the return trip across Rao Nan River, the beautiful fields and back to Tan Hoa (2.5 km), where a cold drink is calling your name. Showers are available for those who would like to clean up and change.

Head to PhongNha and then to Dong Hoi where we finish our trip at about 7:30 PM.

Trekking Distance: 5km

Trail Difficulty: 3/5

Inclusion: Transfers, guide, porter, caving and safety gear, entrance fees, breakfast and lunch.