It cost 250K VND ($11) for my rented Honda Future to ride the train, same line SP3 that I rode, which left 10pm from the train station in Ha Noi at Trần Quý Cáp Street. We love Malaysia, we've been there a few times and we always seem to find something new and exciting in the country. I'm sure you'll have a blast. This journey to the wild, exploring Son Doong Cave requires more than 25 porters, safety advisors & guides.
The Expedition is not a race, so you should not expect to rush on this tour. You will be required to purchase your own breakfast and lunch on this day. You'll then reach the entrance to Hang En Cave, home to thousands of swifts.
Start your trek at 9:00 am through Hang En Cave for about 30 minutes to reach the magnificent exit, made famous by many photographers over the past few years. A steep descent with a couple of short rope climbs brings you at last to Son Doong entrance. You should have a wash here, as it will be the last washing place for the day.
Here there is a chance for a short and cool swim, but no washing. Your day begins with a hearty breakfast with your team before a 9:00 am departure towards your second campsite in Son Doong Cave. It will take about 1.5 hours to travel within the cave from Camp 1 to Watch Out for Dinosaurs.
A light lunch is provided with an incredible backdrop of the first doline. It is then a walk through the cave past gigantic formations and plenty of cave pearls towards the light of the second doline and main jungle within the cave. Cross the jungle for around 45 minutes to reach the steep and sometimes slippery path down to your second campsite within Son Doong Cave.
After refueling with another hot breakfast you'll pack up camp and start heading towards the Wall of vietnam travel (www.vietnam-travel.org). After this strenuous ascent, you will see the light from the exit. Enjoy a picnic lunch before emerging into the jungle again.
Cold drinks await you at the top of the hill before a 45 minute drive back to Chay Lap Farmstay where cool towels and a refreshing swimming pool are waiting for you. Please advise our sales team in advance of your departure time so that they can arrange the logistics of your transfer back to the airport or train station. If you are still in the mood for the wild, our one to two-day adventure tours in another marvelous area - Tu Lan Cave System, are highly recommended (see more here ). Since the cave system is the home of the Hollywood blockbuster movie Kong: Skull Island, you will have a great experience enjoying the landscape and imagining the legendary King Kong!
This tour is not for those with limited outdoor/trekking experience, poor medical condition, nor is it for children or expectant mothers.