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Name: BAN DOONG – SWALLOW CAVE (HANG EN)
Time: 2 days and 1night
Organizers: Oxalis company Limited
Description: This is a 2-day-trekking tour – We visit Ban Doong village- a group of Bru Van Kieu minority people and the swallow cave (Hang En) deep in the heart of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
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This is a 2-day-trekking tour – We visit Ban Doong village- a group of Bru Van Kieu minority people and the swallow cave (Hang En) deep in the heart of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

After scrambling down a jungle mountain from an elevantion of 500m, we meet with a remote mountain tribe in Doong village. From here we continue to trek along the river banks of the valley Rao Thuong to reach Hang En (which has been recognized as one of the most captivating caves on earth by National Geographic in January 2011)

Late afternoon we arrive at Hang En, which is where we will set up camp. In the evening, we have the chance to go fishing with the locals in the stream near the mouth of the cave. Overnight is spent in hammocks/tenst in the cave.

 Service includes: Entrance fees, guide, foods, water, transportation, camping equipments, trekking equipments.

Sevice excludes: Standard Hotel or Homestay in Phong Nha before and after the tour (From US$15-US$35/twin room/night), pick-up and transfer from to Dong Hoi Airport, Train station. Bus station, dinner before and after the tour and travel insurance.

Mr. Chau: Mobile: +84.903376776- email: chau.a.nguyen@onestepvietnam.com

Mr. Dzung: Mobile: +84.919433648- email: tour@oxalis.com.vn

Website: www.oxalis.com.vn

TOUR ITINERARY FOR 2 DAYS /1 NIGHT

 

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18:00- 19.00

Tour briefing on arrival day Equipments delivery

19:00

Dinner

Spend a night at Hang En (Swallow Cave)

Day 1 08:00

Tour Guide and jeep or car pick you up at hotel in Phong Nha area, driving 40km long to KM 37 of Ho Chi Minh Trail

Day 2

07:00

Breakfast at the entrance of Hang En

09:00- 11:00

Start trekking the fist 4km long (2 hours) from the elevation of 500 m high down to Rao Thuong valley. Well equipped with helmet, trekking stick, walking shoes…

08:00-09:30

Trekking back to Doong Village- Bru Van Kieu village.

Learning and discovery their houses and daily life

11:00

30 mins break at Rao Thuong valley

11:30

Lunch at Doong Village

11:30- 14:30

Trekking the rest along Rao Thuong river, on both wet and dry trail. Lunch will be served on the way, at Cap Tu cliff

Hang En (Swallow Cave) arrival at 14:30

13:00- 15:00

Trekking up 40 km long to Ba Gian mountain with 500m high compared to above sea level.

15:00- 18:00

Explore 1.6km long in Hang En with head light. This trek will take you through lakes and rocky trails

15:00- 16:00

The jeep of car picks up at KM 35 of Ho Chi Minh Trail and transfer to Phong Nha- Enjoy cold drink and return the equipments at Oxalis office Tour ends.