Kong Collapse Top Adventure 5 Days 4 Nights is one of the most challenging adventures in Vietnam. It requires long hours of hiking through the hard terrains deep in the heart of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Only a few people have conquered Kong’s eye with 100 m abseiling. This expedition is an awesome combination of jungle hiking, rock scrambling, swimming cave, underground camping and abseiling.
No other treks in Vietnam have done cave abseiling so far, so this is an interesting adventure to challenge yourself. This trek is NOT for everyone, but for most people who are passionate at conquering the top of adventure for a life-time experience. You will have one day of safety training and three days in the jungle to explore caves.
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- Jungle Trek: 23 km
- Cave: 7 km
- Abseil: 100 m
- Swim 500 m
- Rock scrambling
- Fitness Level: Extremely Strenuous
- Age: From 16 to 65 years old
- Departure Days: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
- You may be interested in other Phong Nha Cave Tours, such as Hung Thoong Exploration 3 Days 2 Nights, Phong Nha Cave and Dark Cave Tour 1 Day, or Phong Nha Cave Tour from Hue.
What To Expect
This Kong Collapse Top Adventure 5 Days 4 Nights is into the depth of the primary jungle where you will explore the whole system of Tiger Cave including Pygmy cave, Hang Over cave and Tiger cave. These three caves used to be one long cave which was divided by the dolines known as sinkhole or collapse. You will have a chance to experience the jungle inside the cave while camping in it.
Hang Pygmy is recognized as the fourth largest cave in the world with a huge entrance which is 100m tall and wide. Kong Collapse, 450m deep is one of the deepest sinkholes on earth which was re-explored by Vietnam Shore Excursions team in 2019 & 2020. You will be one of the very first people to step into this untouched underground secret.
As this is a very challenging adventure which requires a lot of caving technique. You will be trained by Vietnam Shore Excursions safety experts before setting off for the jungle.
Please note: This tour is NOT for people who have cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoarthritis or acrophobia. Customers will be required to provide a health statement report and have a health check by Vietnam Shore Excursions Medical Experts before departure.
Kong Collapse Top Adventure 5 Days 4 Nights Itinerary
Please note that this proposed Kong Collapse Top Adventure 5 Days 4 Nights 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: Arrival & Technical Training
You will be picked from Dong Hoi or Phong Nha area to Homestay in Phong Nha village on your arrival. Prepare for the journey!
8:30: Pick you up for the technical training at Vietnam Shore Excursions Headquarter.
9:00 – 12:00: Technical training at Vietnam Shore Excursions training station.
12:00: Have lunch.
14:30 – 17:30: Technical training. You will be instructed by our safety expert on single rope technique (SRT), how to do a safe abseil and go through a transverse line. And practice abseiling at Vietnam Shore Excursions training station.
18:00: Welcome dinner and transfer back to the homestay after dinner.
Day 2: Phong Nha – Road 20 Victory – Lower entrance of Tiger Cave. Distance: 11 km
8:30: Pick you up from Homestay and transfer to Vietnam Shore Excursions Headquarter for rechecking hiking gears and personal equipment.
9:15: Depart the journey into the depths. Drive along Road 20 Victory for about 45 minutes to the start point of the trekking route at km 24 .
10:00: Start hiking into the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. The start is pretty easy downhill but the terrain will change continuously after 1 hour of hiking. You will be hiking up and down hill for the next 1 hour to Doc Gio.
12:30: Stop for lunch to recharge the energy at Doc Gio. Good time for rest and some beautiful photos of the jungle at this section.
13:30: Keep going on the journey to Tiger cave. The deeper the harder! You may pass some water if it rains.
14:00: The terrains are getting hard toward Grass Slope “Dốc Lươn”. Dốc Lươn is very steep and slippery. There will be vines and trees for handrails.
16:00: Arrive at the lower entrance of Tiger Cave and start swimming into the cave.
16:00 – 16:30: Swim at the lower passage of Tiger cave.
17:00 – 18:00: Prepare campsite at Tiger cave.
18:00 – 21:30: Dinner, chill, talk and make friends with the local porter.
21:30: Bed time.
Day 3: Explore the secrets of Kong. 3 km trek
8:00: Breakfast at the basecamp .
9:00: Set off to walk up to Kong’s eye for the 100-m-abseil.
10:00 – 15:00: Abseil into the bottom of Kong Collapse.
15:00 – 17:00: Explore the back entrance of Tiger Cave and the extension passages of Kong.
17:00 – 18:30: Chill time, photo shoot, swim in the river by the campsite in Kong.
18:30 – 21:30: Dinner, night photos, relax.
21:30: Bed time.
Day 4: Kong Collapse – Tiger cave – Hang Over cave – hang Pygmy. A day undergrounds
8:00: Breakfast at basecamp.
8:00 – 9:00: Photo shoot of Kong Collapse. Abseil from the Turtle rock in Kong (optional).
9:00 – 10:00: Explore Tiger cave. There will be some sections required to swim. Get ready to be wet!
10:00: Start exploring Hang Over, the longest cave of the Tiger cave system. This will require an exploration through 3,2m in the darkness.
12:00: Lunch will be served inside Hang Over cave.
13:00: Keep exploring Hang Over to reach the Massive Attack passage in Hang Over. This passage is 125m wide and 80m high. Many chances for amazing photos.
14:00: Trek through the jungle inside hang Pygmy and hang Over to start exploring the fourth largest cave in the world.
14:30 – 16:00: You will be following a safety line along Hang Pygmy to reach Dinosaur Spike passage. This section will require a 15-m-abseil into the bottom of Pygmy cave.
16:00 – 18:00: Keep exploring Pygmy cave, photo shoot and go swimming in the secret pool inside Pygmy cave.
18:00 – 21:00: Dinner time, chill at campsite.
Day 5: Hang Pygmy – Road 20 Victory. 9 km trek
8:00: Breakfast and cleaning up camp you will exit the cave system and begin the half day trek home.
9:00: 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, check in Homestay, clean up.
18:00: Gala Dinner
What To Bring
- Two sets of long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
- Three sets of changing clothes for the nights at basecamp
- Two pairs of long socks
- Small backpack
- Sandals or flip-flops & extra clothes
- Dry bag (optional)
- Hiking shoes (optional) or can borrow from Vietnam Shore Excursions
- Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, toothpaste, tooth brusher
- Tour Guide, Safety Assistant & Porter Team
- Entrance Fees (2,088,000vnd/pax)
- Transportation between Dong Hoi & Phong Nha
- Two nights at homestay on arrival day and on the last day
- Welcome dinner & Gala dinner
- 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 take a long time to dry)
- Use of towel
- 03kg of baggage carried by our porters
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Terms & Conditions
We ask for a 60 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for this Kong Collapse Top Adventure 5 Days 4 Nights. 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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