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    Trekking around Phong Nha Ke Bang, Vietnam

    Phong Nha Ke Bang possesses an unspoiled gorgeous beauty with hundreds of caves as well as forests, beaches, underground caverns, and mountains. The pure nature still remains is the thing that attracts tourists to Phong Nha Ke Bang most. Tourists travel to Phong Nha Ke Bang to look for the fresh and green environment which enables them to get relaxed and live close to nature. Probably, the most interesting way to discover Phong Nha Ke Bang is walking. Trekking around pure springs, calm rivers, underground caverns, and mountains can bring an unforgettable experience.

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    However, you should take into consideration that trekking around Phong Nha Ke Bang requires a good physical health and trekking skills because of the harsh weather and natural conditions. The weather is quite hot in the summer. The intensive sun together with the long distance can take away your energy quickly. Besides the topography made up of mountains, hills, and rivers are probably challenging and even dangerous. Therefore, if deciding to trek around this area, you should be prepared.

    Adventurous tourists often prefer to discover the area by themselves even if they may get lost in the middle of Phong Nha Ke Bang because they can choose your own schedule instead of depending on a fixed package and being led by someone else.

    In case you are not an adventurous tourist, and you are not confident of your trekking skills and experience, we highly recommend you book a trekking tour from a reliable travel agency which is much easier and safer for you. Following are agencies that you can take into consideration

    Jungle Boss Tours

    Address: Phong Nha Village, Son Trach commune, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province
    Website:www.jungle-boss.com
    Tel: (+84) 917 800 805
    Email: contact@jungle-boss.com
    Price: from VND 1,350,000 per person

    Oxalis Adventure Tour

    Address: Phong Nha Commune, Son Trach Village, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam
    Opening hours: from 7:30 to 12:00 and from 13:30 to 17:30 from Monday to Saturday morning
    Tel: (+84) 232 367 7678
    Email: contact@oxalis.com.vn
    Price: From VND 1,650,000

    Kayaking, zip lining, and mud bathing in Dark Cave, Phong Nha Ke Bang, Vietnam

    Location: Dark Cave, Phong Nha Ke Bang, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam
    Price: from VND 270,000 to VND 450,000
    Duration: around 3 hours
    Activities: kayaking, zip lining, mud bathing

    Dark Cave is one of the most famous caves of Phong Nha Ke Bang, Vietnam. This is also the place to do kayaking, play zip line, and have mud bathing, the unique activities in Phong Nha Ke Bang which you certainly don’t want to miss. At the entrance of Dark Cave, you are provided with a headlamp as it will become really dark when you get inside and a locker to store all your clothes except for the swimsuit. Then, you start to zip line plus swim about 100 meters to approach the cave entrance.

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    Getting inside the cave, you will see a narrow passageway leading to a mud pool. Following this passage, you will end up laying down into the mud. It is a really fun experience. After that, you go back to the entrance. Then you can swim, kayak, join in a small water obstacle course, or do another small zip line into the pool. People spend commonly about 3 hours here as there are many activities most of which is a bit adventurous but worth trying.

    The entrance ticket costs from VND 270,000 to VND 450,000 per person. Besides, you will have to pay about VND 5,000 for parking if you have a motorbike. You can purchase the ticket at the entrance of Dark Cave. Otherwise, you can go to a tourism agency in Phong Nha Ke Bang and ask for their help. These are reliable agencies recommended for you.

    Phong Nha Heritage Travel

    Address: Phong Nha Tourism Center, Son Trach Commune, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province
    Website: www.phongnhaheritagetravel.com
    Tel: (+84) 975 292 144 – (+84) 232 3677 188
    Email: heritagephongnha@gmail.com

    Phong Nha Caves Tour Travel

    Address: Phong Nha Tourist Center, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam
    Website: www.phongnhacaves.com
    Tel: (+84) 944 561 018
    Email: toursphongnha@gmail.com

    Oxalis Adventure Tours

    Address: Phong Nha Commune, Son Trach Village, Bo Trach District, Quang Binh Province, Vietnam
    Opening hours: from 7:30 to 12:00 and from 13:30 to 17:30 from Monday to Saturday morning
    Tel: (+84) 232 367 7678
    Email: contact@oxalis.com

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    22 Jan 2020
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