Hang Pygmy Exploration 2 Days 1 Night is a wonderful adventure for valued customers who stay in Phong Nha or Dong Hoi and want to explore all the natural charms and beauties in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. By booking our Hang Pygmy Exploration, you will have a great chance to experience and explore the fourth-largest cave in the world, Hang Pygmy.
The British Cave Royal Association (BCRA) recognized the Pygmy cave in Quang Binh as the fourth largest cave on the planet. It belongs to the Tiger cave system (Hang Ho). Therefore, this tour is a beautiful trekking route for those who love to adventure and conquer the natural wonders of Vietnam.
With over 15 years of experience in organizing Vietnam Tour Package for many international customers, we guarantee a local perspective that will give you and your family a once in a lifetime experience. Please check out the recommended Phong Nha Cave Tours or Central Vietnam Tours. If you do not find any suitable itinerary, please contact our Vietnam travel experts. We will help you to customize a unique Hang Pygmy Exploration 2 Days 1 Night is exclusively for you and your group.
Hang Pygmy Exploration Information
- Duration: 2 Days and 1 Night
- Adventure Level: Strenuous
- Minimum age: From 15 years old
- Departure time: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday
- Group size: 2 to 14 persons
- Tour start: 7:00 am from hotels in Dong Hoi & 8:00 am from hotels in Phong Nha
- Tour end: 3:00 pm
What To Expect
This journey into the depths of the jungle requires porters, safety advisers & guides. You’ll explore the entire length of Hang Over and Pygmy Cave – a sister of Hang Son Doong. Hang Pygmy is considered the fourth largest cave in the world with a tropical jungle inside. The caves are masterpieces of what nature can create, with otherworldly landscapes. Make your way through the tropical Jungle inside Pygmy cave before setting up camp underground. Marvel at enormous stalagmites & statuesque stalactites rising from the ground & hanging from the ceiling like an alien species.
Hang Pygmy Exploration 2 Days 1 Night Itinerary
Please note that this proposed Hang Pygmy Exploration is subject to availability. We only proceed with all reservations upon receiving your written confirmation. We recommend your confirmation as early as possible.
Day 1: Phong Nha – Road 20 Victory – Hang Over Cave – Hang Pygmy. Distance: 11km
8:00: Pick you up at your hotel in Dong Hoi or Phong Nha and start the Hang Pygmy Exploration 2 Days 1 Night. You will have a great chance to admire many beautiful landscapes and views along the way to the Vietnam Shore Excursions headquarters for a safety briefing.
9:00: After the briefing about Hang Pygmy exploration, we will make a one hour ride in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park to the trail head.
10:00: Arrive at the starting point of the trail and we will exit the road and begin the jungle hike. While walking through the jungle on a small trail with challenging terrains, our guide will share you some local plant life, maybe feed you some tasty treats which the jungle has to offer and show you some pieces of the minority people’s (the Ruc Ca Roong) culture – the Jungle people who survive off of the jungle resources.
12:00: Reach the top of Wind peak where you can get breezy fresh air. Lunch will be served at this peak.
12:30: Keep walking mainly downhill toward Eel fish Slope “Doc Luon” which is quite steep and slippery.
14:00: Arrive at Doc Luon for a short break before passing this slope to head to Hang Over cave.
14:30: Arrive at the entrance of Hang Over cave. Gear up to start exploring this 3,2m-long cave. Hang Over begins with a long narrow shaft with various cave formations, growing in size and beauty with each step. Eventually, the team will reach a massive grotto named Massive Attack, filled with amazing stalagmites and stalactites, speleothems (decorations), and beautiful pools. Here in the grotto, the guide will choose an appropriate location for lunch. After eating some cucumber salad and other snacks next to some amazing cave features you will proceed to the exit of Hang Over.
16:00: Exit hang Over cave to reach the doline between hang Over and hang Pygmy. Hang Over and Hang Pygmy was once one large cave that experienced a ceiling collapse, creating 2 caves and a healthy unique jungle inside the cave system! After making the short jungle climb through the doline (the collapse) you will come to the massive chamber of Hang Pygmy.
Here our guide and porter team will equip you with appropriate abseiling safety gear, brief you on safety procedures, and rig your harness with a fail-safe system. Taking turns, one by one everyone in the company will descend into the bottom of the cavern, an 80-meter descent, with 10 meters done via abseiling. Once everyone is safely on the floor of the chamber the group will make a short walk, and turn the corner to the MASSIVE cathedral like the entrance of Hang Pygmy.
17:00: Arrive at the main entrance of Pygmy cave, the fourth largest cave in the world where you will set up the campsite at the mouth of the cave. While you are exploring this massive cave, our team of porters will prepare a hardy Vietnamese meal with rice, veggies, soup, and meat. Oh, and customary of Vietnamese culture, rice wine will be included, Cheers! “Mot Hai Ba Zo!”.
18:30 – 21:30: Dinner at the campsite, chill and share a story.
21:30: Bed time.
Day 2: Hang Pygmy – Jungle Trekking – Road 20 Victory – Phong Nha. Distance 9km
8:00: Breakfast at hang Pygmy then wrap up!
9:00: Some last photo shoots of Hang Pygmy and team.
9:30: Say goodbye to Pygmy for the jungle trek. Then start trekking out of Hang Pygmy entrance to reach different valleys and mountains. This will be a long trek out of the jungle with difficult terrain.
10:30: Arrive at a “Doc Co” known as grass slope which is quite slippery and a steep hill. This hill will kill a lot of energy. If it rains, you may have a chance to see some waterfalls on the way.
12:00: Some snack lunch will be provided during the trek.
14:00: Arrive at the road to enjoy a cold drink before the van arrives and transfers you back to Vietnam Shore Excursions headquarter.
15:00: Arrive at Vietnam Shore Excursions headquarter, clean up. Finish the journey. Vietnam Shore Excursions wishes you a perfect and wonderful trip with us!
- Maybe you are interested in other tours in Phong Nha, such as Tra Ang Cave Tour 1 Day, Paradise Cave Tour from Hue, Phong Nha Cave Tour from Hue.
What To Bring
- Long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
- Swim wear (optional)
- Long socks
- Small backpack
- Sandals or flip-flops & extra clothes
- Dry bag (optional)
- Hiking shoes (optional)
- Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent
- Tour Guide & Porter Team
- Entrance Fees (1,300,000vnd/pax)
- Transportation in Phong Nha
- Safety Equipment
- Camping gears
- All Food & Drink
- Use of trekking shoes Euro sizes 36 – 45 (We suggest bringing your own shoes if these do not suit you. We do not suggest Goretex/waterproof boots as these takes these take a long time to dry)
- Use of towel
- 03kg of baggage carried by our porter
|TOUR PRICE||350 USD/PAX|
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Why Book Our Pygmy Cave Adventure?
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Quality: Experienced, reliable local guides
Convenient: Hotel pick-up with high quality transportations
Personalized: Fully customizable tour itineraries, at your own pace
Service: 24/7 Customer Support
Food we serve: All kinds of food are selected carefully and safely
How to Book a Hang Pygmy Tour?
It is very easy to book a Hang Pygmy Exploration 2 Days 1 Night with us. Simply send us an inquiry. Then you will reply as soon as possible with the full itinerary and the price of the tour.
Please do not hesitate to contact us:
Vietnam Shore Excursions
Online Support: David Nguyen
Hotline: +84913138096 (WhatsApp)
Terms & Conditions
We ask for a 60 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for this Hang Pygmy Exploration. The rest of the balance you will pay at the end of your tour in cash – $USD or local currency VND at the exchange rate prevailing on the day or pay online in advance by (PayPal/ Credit, Debit Card). Your booking will be instantly confirmed with ticket booking.
Please note: We will charge an extra 3% for bank services if you pay your deposit or the total of payment via PayPal, Credit cards, Debit Card.
Deposit Cancellation Terms:
If customers cancel some or all portions of the booking regardless of the reasons, the customers agree to pay cancellation fees as follows:
- If you cancel the trip 40 days before the arrival, VSE will refund your deposit.
- If you cancel the trip 39 – 30 days before the arrival, you will lose 10% of the full payment.
- If you cancel the trip 29 – 15 days before the arrival, you will lose 30% of the full payment.
- If you cancel the trip 14 – 7 days before the arrival, you will lose 50% of the full payment.
- If you cancel the trip 6 – 2 days before the arrival, you will lose 75% of the full payment.
- If you cancel less than 2 days, you will lose 100% of the full payment.
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