Hung Thoong Exploration 3 days 2 nights


Jungle trek: 17 km 

Cave Exploration: 5 km

Cave swim: 1,2 km (optional)

Adventure Level: Strenuous

Minimum Age: 15 years old

Established by early January, 2023, Hung Thoong Exploration is a newly opened tour by Jungle Boss. This trek is perfect for adventures looking for an exciting challenge with an incredible reward. 

This journey offers a jungle trek deep into Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park to explore hung Thoong cave system including Nightmare sharp cave, Tron cave, Hung cave, and Thung cave with camping by hung Thoong river and Ma Da crystal lake.

What to expect?

Hung Thoong is one of the wildest part of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, no tourist ever puts their steps into this area. This amazing trip will give you the best experience of Vietnam tropical jungle while hiking on a difficult terrains, crossing rivers, explore caves and meet with our jungle team.


Day 1: Phong Nha – Road 20 Victory – Hung cave – Tron cave – Nuoc Lan Basecamp

8:00 Pick up for briefing at Jungle Boss Headquarter

8:30 Depart for hung Thoong Exploration along Road 20 Victory

9:00 Start trekking through dense jungle to reach hung Thoong

10:30 Stop by Nightmare sinkhole which is 250 m deep

11:00 Continue trekking to Nuoc Lan basecamp

12:00 Picnic lunch on the trails

13:00 Reach Nuoc Lan basecamp

14:00 – 17:00 Explore Hung cave and Tron cave. Swim 1,2km into Tron cave

17:00 Prepare campsite by Nuoc Lan lake 

18:00 – 21:00 Enjoy jungle dinner at basecamp

Day 2: Nuoc Lan basecamp – hung Thoong Spring – Ma Da crystal lake

8:00 Breakfast basecamp

9:00 – 11:00 Trekking along hung Thoong 

11:30 Reach hung Thoong Spring, relax, swim and lunch at hung Thoong Spring

13:00 – 15:00 Explore Thung cave

15:00 – 16:30 Trek to Ma Da crystal Lake

17:00 Camp at Ma Da lake

17:00 – 18:00 Swim at the crystal lake 

18:00 – 21:00 Enjoy dinner with our local team at Ma Da lake camp

Day 3: Ma Da lake – Ho Chi Minh Road

8:00 Breakfast at Ma Da Lake

9:00 Trekking along Ma Da valley, cross Ma Da river

12:00 Arrive at Ho Chi Minh road. Jungle Boss bus picks you up at transfer to Jungle Boss Headquarter. Ends journey

What To Bring

  • Two sets of long trousers & long-sleeved-shirt to avoid poison ivies and mosquitoes
  • Two sets of changing clothes for the nights at basecamp
  • Swim wear
  • Two pairs of long socks
  • Small backpack
  • Sandals or flip-flops & extra clothes
  • Dry bag (optional)
  • Hiking shoes (optional) or can borrow from Jungle Boss
  • Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, toothpaste, tooth brusher


  • Tour Guide, Safety Assistant & Porter Team
  • Entrance Fees ( 1,300,000vnd/pax )
  • Transportation in Phong Nha
  • VAT
  • Safety Equipment
  • Camping gears
  • All Food & Drink
  • Snacks
  • 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