PhongNha Caves are the complex of 14 grottoes situated in a region of limestone mountains in Ke Bang National Park. PhongNha Cave have a total length of 7,729 m. PhongNha Cave were listed as a World Natural Heritage Site in July of 2003 by Unesco. The Cham People has used PhongNha Cave as Buddhist sanctuaries in the 9 and 10 centuries. Visit the cave, you will have a chance to explore the remain of Cham altars and inscriptions inside the cave.
Day 1: Hue - Ke Bang National Park - PhongNha Caves - Dong Hoi
After about 2 ½ from Hue, on the way stop to visit VinhMoc underground tunnel, one of the most famous battle-field in Vietnam War, Ben Hai River, Hien Luong Bridge, lying in the Demilitarized Zone of the Vietnam War. Lunch at Dong Hoi Town, and then continue to PhongNha – Ke Bang. Getting on boat and cruise along the river to PhongNha Cave. The deeper one penetrates, the more magical are the natural aspects of the caves. After on boat for 700m, a large dry passage is appear, then you can walk to discover the cave for 500m more. You will have a chance to explore the remainder of Cham Altars and Inscriptions inside.
Accommodation: Hotel in Dong Hoi.
Day 2: Dong Hoi - DMZ - Hue
Drive back to Hue with a stopover at historic KheSanh Combat, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Dong Ha Town, Rock Pile. Return to Hue in the afternoon via Quang Tri Citadel. End tour.
- Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: lunch, D: Dinner)
- Land transportation by private air-conditioned vehicles
- English speaking local guide
- Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
- Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
- Any kind of drinks
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)