Private Phong Nha National Park Tour
Our Phong Nha National Park tour starts at either the semi-wild enclose, where guests will learn about the critically endangered Ha Tinh Langurs, and enjoy an easy walk around the enclosure. Or if they prefer, the tour will can visit the Phong Nha Botanic Garden instead, where guests will take a short 20 minute walk through the gardens to the waterfall.
After a short drive along Victory Road 20 into the national park, guests will visit Hang 8 Co (8 Ladies Cave), the second highlight for the day. Here guests will learn a little more about the Vietnam/American War and its impact on the area, and visit a historically significant temple that honors the Vietnamese soldiers who lost their lives during the war.
The tour will continue through the park to the highlight, Paradise Cave, or as locals call it Hang Thiên Đường, a 31 km cave discovered in 2005. Your guide will give you a fresh perspective of the cave as you wander its network of walk-ways and impressive cave formations, highlighted by moody lighting. All National Park tours are definitely not the same, as our guide will ensure your experience is beyond exceptional visiting this popular destination.
Chay Lap village is next on the agenda, where guests will enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch along the riverside, and they will have a short amount of time to take a swim if the weather permits. The guests will then transfer back to Phong Nha, where they will take a traditional boat down the river to Phong Nha Cave.
Phong Nha Cave is one of the most beautiful river caves in the world, and guests will have a chance to experience its depths whilst on their dragon boat quietly paddled by local people. The section visited is lit up for guests to appreciate the stunning cave formations. At the completion of the boat tour guests will be transported back to Phong Nha by the traditional boat, and onto their accommodation by private vehicle.
Our National Park Tour is available all year round. We depart everyday.
Expected starting and ending time
From 8:00AM to 5:30PM. The time is subject to change depends on the progress of the tour.
Easy. This tour is suitable for you and your family including young children. Our tour can always be customized based on the fitness levels of the group.
Number of participants
Minimum 2 pax - Maximum 12 pax
There is no minimum age requirement for this tour.
Our guide always bring first-aid kit in case of emergency
Please make your reservation at least 24 hours prior to the departure of the tour. You are required to pay a full payment for your booking to be confirmed.
If cancellation request is received and acknowledged:
- More than 30 days before tour departure you will receive a full refund
- If it is between 30 days to 15 days before tour departure you will be charged a cancellation fee of 50% of total booking price
- If cancellation request is received less than 15 days before tour departure no refund will be provided under any circumstance
From VND 1.650.000 pax
8:00 - 8:30
Tour guide will pick you up from hotels in Phong Nha and drive to Botanic Garden or Semi Wild Enclosure
8:30 - 9:00
Semi wild enclosure to see Ha Tinh langur (if you are lucky you can see many of them on the mountain). Or Botanic Gardens
9:00 - 9:15
Visit Tra Ang Bridge overlooking the National Park.
9:15 - 9:45
Visit 8 Ladies Cave and the memorial temple for a short by memorable experience
9:45 - 10:15
Drive through the park to Paradise Cave
10:15 - 12:15
Visit Paradise Cave, a natural wonder by tectonic processes hundreds of millions of years in the Phong Nha - Ke Bang Karst system. Paradise Cave is first discovered in 2005 by the British Cave Research Association. It is said that the cave's beauty is reminiscent of an imperial palace and very well resented with easy access, great walkways, and excellent feature lighting which makes it extra special.
12:15 - 12:30
Drive to Chay Lap
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch at Chay Lap Riverside and enjoy some swimming in the crystal clear waters of the river.
13:30 - 14:00
Drive back to Phong Nha Boat Station.
14:00 - 17:00
Get on boat to visit Phong Nha cave. You will visit two different part of Phong Nha Cave, one is a wet cave, visiting inside the cave by boat and the is a dry cave. The ride inside the underground river was a beautiful experience, Champa inscriptions carved on steles and altars in the cave demonstrate that people had inhabited the cave for hundreds of years.
17:00 – 17:30
Boat drive finished at Phong Nha boat port. Drive you back and drop you off at the hotel. Tour finished.
Included In Tour
- Professional English Tour Guide
- Pick up from Accommodation and comfortable transportation around the park
- Ticket to Semi-Wild Enclosure or Botanic Garden
- Paradise Cave Entrance Ticket
- Paradise Cave Golf Buggy
- BBQ Lunch
- Entrance to Chay Lap Riverside
- Phong Nha Cave Boat Ticket and Cave Entrance
Bring Your Own
- Comfortable clothes and shoes
- Sunglasses and bug spray
- Camera or phone for picture
- Rain poncho
- Swimsuit (optional)