Phong Nha tour from Hoi An
Time : 2 days
Departure day : anytime
Vehicle : car/van
PHONG NHA NATIONAL PARK FROM HOI AN ITINERARY:
Duration: 2 days 1 night
Route: Hoi An – Hai Van pass – DMZ – Ho Chi Minh – Phong Nha
Highlight: Hai Van pass – DMZ – Phong Nha cave
Day 1: (-/L/-) Pick you up from hotel in Hoi An and we start Phong Nha Tour from Hoi An. We directly transfer you to Phong Nha National Park in Quang Binh province. So, it is approximately 7 hrs drive from Hoi An and we will take Hai Van pass along the way.
As you know, the pass is known as “one of the most imposing passes in Vietnam” with many snaking winding mountain roads. We make some stops along the way for you to admire the beauty of the pass. On the top road are some war relics for you to think about Vietnam war such as brick towers and concrete bunkers. Later on, we will continue to a place called “Lang Co” beach town where you have amazing view of the area. The white sandy beach stretching along the coast is really good spot for some pictures.
We are moving Phong Nha Tour from Hoi An by driving through lakes, lagoons, rice fields and villages of Hue. You will feel how green the country is.
Upon reaching Hien Luong bridge that divided the country in almost twenty years, we will wander around, crossing old Ben Hai Bridge that witnessed the hardship, the bravery of the local people in Vietnam war to protect the area. Although the area was heavily damaged by the war but some relics are still standing like the reminders of the past. You might walk around and take some pictures then we are heading to local restaurant for short break.
Afterwards, we then our Phong Nha Cave Tour from Hoi An to reach Phong Nha National Park. On arrival, we do hotel check in and you can have a rest.
Day 2: (-/L/-) We start off the day by a short drive to Phong Nha Cave. Thus, the landscape in Phong Nha is spectacular with lots of lime stone mountains in different shapes. On arrival, we embark on small motorized boat and sail along the Son river – beautiful emerald water with peaceful rural scenery. The guide will tell you the daily life of the people here.
Reaching the Phong Nha Cave entrance, the engine is off and we start exploring the cave. Hence, Phong Nha cave is famous for its longest underground river and the scenery inside the cave is so fantastic. All stalagmites and stalactites appear wherever you go in and such as a different world you only see in a movie. So, we have some pictures of cactus, Lady Buddha, tiger, unicorn…All will make you feel you are being lost in fairy tale.
After Phong Nha Wet Cave, we can have a short break before we climb up lots of stairs to visit Tien Son cave. It is known as “the first wonder” and it lies roughly 250 meters high from Phong Nha cave. The rock formations in Tien Son cave happened dating back millions years ago and created another paradise in the cave. Stalagmites and stalactites here with all colors and it is like you enter a nothingness. The small paths in the cave lead you through edges of stalactites and sometimes you have to bend down to go through.
After exploring it, we go back down and we sail back to the parking lot. From here, we take you to a local restaurant for lunch. You can sample some of Vietnamese local food. Relax and then we will transfer you back to the hotel and our Phong Nha Tour from Hoi An will come to an end here.
HOW DO YOU ENJOY PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR FROM HOI AN?
Although the drive from Hoi An to Phong Nha is pretty long but the trip is worth it. On the way, we make many stops for photographs such as Hai Van pass, Lang Co beach, Lap An lagoon. Especially, we pass by DMZ (Demilitarized Zone), a historic spot in Vietnam war and visitors know more about the war. Some of war relics such as Ben Hai river, Hien Luong bridge will remind visitors of ever bloody battles that happened around DMZ in 1960′.
TOUR FROM HOI AN TO PHONG NHA Price:
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– Hotel in Phong Nha
– English speaking guide
– Entrance ticket
– Cold water and wet tissue
– Lunch as stated
– Travel insurance
– Other expenses
– Soft drinks and beverages
– Tips and gratuities
Things to bring
Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray
Notes: the tour is conducted in a nice, pleasant or sunny day. In case of bad weather such as storms or floods, we will not organize the tour for customers’ safety.
HOW TO BOOK PHONG NHA KE BANG TOUR FROM HOI AN?
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