Ma Da Valley Jungle Camping
This Exclusive two day tour will take you on a wonderful trip including trekking, caving, swimming, camping and awesome scenery.
Firstly we will begin with a beautiful trek to the Elephant cave. Here you will swim deep into the cave around 300m whilst being guided by your professional English speaking tour guide. Secondly, you will trek through lush tropical jungle where you will reach the beautiful Ma Da Crystal lake. This is where you will finally set up camp for the night.
Furthermore whilst here you will have chance to play games, sample rice wine (Happy Water) and tuck in to a specially prepared jungle BBQ. Finally retiring for the night in your tents.
While having a filling breakfast, your guide will prepare everything for your departure. This morning you will carry on your trek through the jungle to reach the untouched Tra Ang cave. Here you will stop for lunch & enjoy another mouth watering BBQ before climbing over massive rocks to reach the mouth of Tra Ang cave.
Now you get chance to complete a 600m swim delving in to its depths in the fresh cool waters.
Once you have exited the cave and had a swim, you will then dry off and carry on your trek to get back to the Ho Chi Minh trail. Here is where your adventure ends and your bus collects you to take you back to your hotel.
Day 1: Phong Nha – Elephant cave – Ma Da Valley
8:00 - Firstly, you will be collected from your hotel & transferred to our base for a briefing.
8:30 - Secondly, you will be briefed and explained the safety aspects of the trip, clarifying rules and regulations of the National
9:00 Finally we will depart for Elephant Cave by van.
10.00 - 10:30 Arrive at the trek departure point and start trekking through the
jungle to the Elephant cave.
10:30 - 12:00 Explore Elephant cave.
13:00 - Reach Ma Da Lake.
13:30 - Enjoy an absolutely tasty BBQ lunch. Enjoy the wildlife in the jungle including taking a swim Ma Da crystal lake
17:00 - Following this we will set up camp.
18.15 - Then finally after enjoying dinner with Vietnamese traditional food cooked by our Jungle Chef you will retire after a few sing songs and games.
Day 2: Ma Da Valley – Tra Ang cave – Phong Nha
8:45 - At this time, we will trek through the jungle after having had a tasty local breakfast.
10:00 - We will reach Tra Ang cave.
10:30 - 11:30 - Swim 600m into Tra Ang Cave to explore (optional).
12:00 - Lunch time.
13:00 - Start trekking to be back Ho Chi Minh road.
14:30 - Arrive at Ho Chi Minh road, enjoy cold drink on the road.
16:00 - Finally we will drive back to Phong Nha and drop you off at your hotel in Phong Nha.
WHAT TO BRING
o 1 long easy-to-dry pants and 1 long sleeved shirt to wear during the trek (highly recommend to avoid
leeches and poison ivies)
o 1 pair of trekking boots/shoes (Good grip and Non waterproof as your feet will completely get wet anyway). If you borrow one from us, please prepare your own thick socks or insoles to minimize blisters
o 1 change of clothes for evening camp
o 1 pair of flip-flop or sandals for the camp
o Personal camping light/torch
o Waterproof bag for your phone and camera
o 1 pair of calf-length densely woven socks (not ankle socks)
o Personal items: mosquito repellent, sunglasses, hat, camera
o Adventure local tour guide & Porter support team
o Pick-up and drop-off at any local hotels in Phong Nha
(Out of Phong Nha, please pre-arrange with our adventure Sales team)
o Entrance Fees (600,000vnd/person for the national park protection)
o Caving and safety equipment: caving helmet, caving headlight, life jacket,
o Camping gears: Double shared or single tent, foam layer, air mattress inflation,
o Camping lights for dining area
o Local meals (2x lunch, 1x breakfast, 1x dinner)
o Use of basic trekking canvas shoes size 36 to 45 (only if you don’t have your
o Use of medium towel
o Purified water (partially carried by your own and the porter team)
o First Aid kit (application by guides and porters only)
o Secure storage at Headquarter office for guests’ luggage you do not need for
o All prices include of government value added tax
– Travel insurance
– Tips (discretionary)
Private Tour (per person)
1 pax - US$285
2 pax - US$265
3-5 pax - US$234
6-8 pax - US$210
9+ pax - US$195
Group Tour (per person)
1 pax - US$185 (minimum 2 pax)