Tu Lan Experience (Full day – RTD005)

From :
VND 2,600,000
(US$ 113)


  • Explore Tu Lan Cave System’s untamed jungle & limestone mountain region
  • Have an opportunity to swim through an unbelievable river cave
  • Enjoy an awesome BBQ beside a stunning waterfal 


Duration: 1 Day

Adventure Level: Easy (9 km) for physically active guests (swimming is necessary)

Availability: Daily

Group size: Minimum 2 pax

Minimum Age: 12 years old

Tour Starts: 7:00 am - 7:30 am from any local hotel in Phong Nha

Tour Ends: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at any local hotel in Phong Nha


Start your day with pick-up from your guesthouse in Phong Nha between 7:00 am and 7:30 am (please be ready on time).

You’ll then drive 70 km over the Da Deo Mountain Pass to reach the ethnic minority village of Tan Hoa and the Oxalis Headquarters. You can leave your entire luggage at our office in the storage room.

After a safety briefing, checking gear and signing our Release Form, the day adventure begins with a 2 km walk across peanut and buffalo fields to reach the Rao Nan River.

After crossing the river, you will start climbing over one small hill to Hung Ton Valley (500m) to reach Hung Ton Cave. Explore this wild cave by descending a 15 m ladder with a safety rope before swimming 50 m through the cave and following an underground river to reach To Mo Valley, where a delicious BBQ lunch will be awaiting you.

You then swim though the wet Hung Ton Cave before trekking through the valley, climbing up the hill to reach the impressive Hang Chuot (Rat Cave) to explore its massive formations for 280m. Leaving Rat Cave back to Rao Nan River, you’ll finish the day crossing back over peanut and buffalo fields (2.5 km) to the Oxalis Headquarters, where a cold drink and shower will be awaiting your return.

Depart Tan Hoa at 5:00 pm and return to Phong Nha at 6:30 pm and you will be dropped at your guesthouse.

  • Exploring Rat Cave
  • Going down Rat Cave
  • Going down the ladder in Hung Ton Cave
  • Hung Ton Cave
  • Rat Cave 2
  • Rat Cave
  • Swimming in Hung Ton Cave 2
  • Swimming in Hung Ton Cave
  • Trekking in the jungle 2
  • Trekking in the jungle
  • Trekking to Tu Lan

Tour price per person

Validity : 13/08/2019 - 31/12/2020
Size of Group 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax
VND 5,300,000
(US$ 230 )
Per pax
VND 3,700,000
(US$ 161 )
Per pax
VND 3,300,000
(US$ 143 )
Per pax
VND 2,800,000
(US$ 122 )
Per pax
VND 2,600,000
(US$ 113 )
Per pax
VND 2,600,000
(US$ 113 )
Per pax

*Please do let us know if your group have Children

No. of Children (Age 4 to 9) No. of Kids (Age under 4)
Total price


  • Caving & safety gear: caving helmet, caving headlight, life jacket, gloves
  • Basic canvas trekking boots (only if you do not have your own pair) sizes 36 – 46
  • Meals: picnic lunch (day 1)
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide and guide safety assistant
  • Porter to prepare meals and pump water
  • Shared dry box for phones and small cameras (limited availability for larger cameras)
  • Water filter and purifier (used only by guide and porters)
  • Eco-friendly compost toilet using western toilet seat at lunch site
  • First Aid Kit and Medical Rescue Equipment (application by guides and porters only)
  • Secure Storage Facility at Oxalis Headquarters to store all luggage you will not be taking on the trek

EXCLUSIVE OF: Personal expenses, Tips, VAT tax, Travel insurance.

Children’s Policy

  • Above 9 years old: Apply the same price as an adult.
  • From 4 to 9 years old: 50% of an adult tour price.
  • From 1 to 3 years old: Free of charge (only 1 child).
  • Please note the age of the child(ren) on Additional Information Form.
  • All children must be supervised by an adult at all times during the tour.
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