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“Son Doong cave with Oxalis, once in a lifetime”
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Oxalis Adventures
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USD 350.00*
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Hang Va Expedition 2 Day 1 Night
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Oxalis Adventure Tours is organizing trekking tours below:- Trekking to Hang En (Swalow cave) the same system with Hang Son Doong (Son Doong cave) the world's biggest cave.- Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Tour- Trekking to Tu Lan cave system, Hang Ken cave, Hung Ton cave system- Kayaking tour to 1500m inside Phong Nha Cave- And other special adventure tours. Oxalis is socialized in caving adventure, trekking, and jungle camping, Oxalis is working with Howard Limbert - the BCRA expedition team leader who found Son Doong cave to do caving education, training and cave exploration. Quang Binh is the best place for caving in Vietnam and in the region, best Vietnam Caves, and World largest cave Hang Son Doong
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked the 4 day son doong adventure with Oxalis. Let me first start off by saying this was a once in a lifetime experience and the group i had in the trip made it memorable and i will never forget this. Everything was rolled into one price which made it very easy. The Chay Lap farm stay the first night was very nice and the service there was tremendous. We were picked up and dropped off at the airport, even driven there early for a special time flight. We were informed very well on what to expect and what was expected of us. The 2 guides we had were tremendous, try to go with them if you can. Wotto and Anetta were our guides, cant say enough good things about them. The porters that joined us were very nice and it made the experience even better. Each of the 3 campsites were already set up when we arrived and the boys that came along as porters cooked some amazing meals! By day 3 we were all very close, even with the porters and guides. Our final dinner was a sad goodbye, we didn't want to leave the group. We had so much fun, a once in a lifetime experience. Wotto our guide showed me some amazing ways to take photography. Anetta our other guide provided some great laughs. We left after 4 days with hugs for everyone, i even had to give the porters hugs as i felt close to them after just 4 days. I highly recommend to book a trip with Oxalis. I am biased to Wotto and Anetta as guides but if you can request them!

Thank alexjstutzman
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OxalisAdvTours, Manager at Oxalis Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear Alex,

Thank you for joining us on Son Doong Expedition tour and review us on TripAdvisor.

Your compliments made our day here in Phong Nha and we're glad to know you enjoyed your time in the world's largest cave at its best.

Son Doong Expedition tour is a one-of-a-kind option to explore the area, not so many people can have the spot for the tour because of the tourist limitation each year, so let's say, you are the lucky one! All of our safety advisor, tour guides, guide assistants & porter team are the qualified ones, they handle emergency situation very well and know exactly where to lead you, and how to give your the best experiences!

Thank you once again for giving us wonderful comments and we cannot wait to see you back again in Phong Nha for another amazing journey with us!

Regards,
Oxalis Adventure Team

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome experience. If you can, I recommend taking the splurge and doing it. I was debating whether it was worth the high price tag, and I'm so glad I went for it. Something genuinely unique, and that you can't really do elsewhere.
I did the Hang Va exposition (2 days one night). Staff was awesome, and the food some of the best I've had in Vietnam - and I promise you will not to hungry. Group was four of us (all backpackers in our 20s) and two guides.
The caves are stunning. Beyond the pictures, just the feeling of being down there is incredible. It really has its own aura. Plus some of the coolest spots and things we did aren't in pictures because they're in water. If you have a Go-Pro I highly recommend bringing it. I wish I had one for this.
Decent swimming skills are handy.
Staff is awesome. Our guide, Phoung, was really great. Knowledgeable, social, and good english. He knew where to take good pictures and how to set up the lighting for them.
Overall it was a blast. Highly recommend.

Thank Alex T
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OxalisAdvTours, Manager at Oxalis Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Dear Alex,

Thank you for joining us on Hang Va Expedition tour and spend your time to review us on TripAdvisor!

Hang Va Expedition is the world-class unique expedition to explore the underground world of cave while Hang Va and Hang Nuoc Nut are believed to own the most magnificent formation of cave in the world. All of our team members are well-trained and qualified to work in the jungle & cave, at the same time handle emergency situations.

We're glad to know you enjoy the flora & fauna of Hang Va, Hang Nuoc Nut and have great photos of the caves. Phuong and the team appreciate your words very much and would love to welcome you back in Phong Nha for another amazing adventure with us in the future!

Thank you!

Regards,
Oxalis Adventure Team

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We just completed the 3day/2 night Tu Lan Wild Csve Explorer Tour. What an experience!!!
The trip surpassed our expectations. Our tour guide, "Hero" and his team were fantastic. They were great fun, caring, right amount of safety conscious and great company.
From beginning to end our contact at Oxals, Dao Dang, handled all our bookings, accomodation, transfers and information perfectly. We booked direct with Oxalis online, which was easy, as there is quite a lot of information exchange.
Oxalis Adventures is a very polished, professional company. Every little detail is well looked after. Packing lists, transfers, care of valuables while on tour, showers at end, guiding, information etc was all really well organised without being overbearing.
In our late 50's we found the Wild Tu Lan Tour to be comfortably challenging at times, but exciting and we were well looked after.Safety is very important to this company.
The scenery in and out of the caves is stunning.
Would highly recommend this Tour. Take a look at Oxalis excellent website and also YouTube for a good view of the tour - then book!!!

Thank Nzdiver
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OxalisAdvTours, Manager at Oxalis Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Nzdiver,

Thank you for joining us on our Wild Tu Lan Cave Explorer 3D2N and review us on TripAdvisor!

We're glad to know you enjoyed our works from the beginning to the moment you finished your tour. The Wild Tu Lan Cave Explorer 3D2N tour is quite a challenging tour for everyone. With all of the efforts, you should be proud of yourself for successfully having conquered the tour in great condition.

All of our team members is well-trained & qualified for the tours and we appreciated that their efforts have met your expectations! Thank you once again and we would love to see you back soon in Phong Nha for another amazing adventure with us!

Regards,
Oxalis Adventure Team

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Oxalis came well recommend and proved to be excellent. We did the one day Tu Lan trip and thouroughly enjoyed the whole day. These guys are at the top of their game with just the right amount of trekking and caving with a majical location for lunch the guide was really informative ang good fun to spend the day with. Another good thing was the group size of 8 maximum which was perfect. On the way out we were chatting to one of the British cavers who works for Oxalis and still goes on cave expeditions we were told how much they do for the local community. Our only regret was not having enough time to do one of their camp out in a cave overnight trips. Next time!

Thank JohnMckenry
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OxalisAdvTours, Manager at Oxalis Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear John,

Thank you for joining us in our Tu Lan 1-Day Experience tour and review us on TripAdvisor!

We're glad to know you enjoyed your tour and your compliments encourage us a lots in keeping on great works of adventures, safety & nature conservation.

Tu Lan 1-Day Experience is a good combination of trekking, caving, underground river cave swimming.. You will experience briefly the Tu Lan Cave System but we're sure that you can come back sometimes in the future to try out our longer tours which give you the great opportunity of outdoor camping.

We take the safety & nature conservation seriously and we appreciate that you understand that. Thank you once again for choosing us and we hope to have the chance to see you back in Phong Nha for another amazing adventure with us !

Regards,
Oxalis Adventure Team

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The 3D 2N Wild Tu Lan Trek was exactly what we were looking for! Oxalis coordinates an amazing trek between the porters, campsite set up and the delicious meals...but not to mention the fantastic guides who are very professional and impart their passion about nature and the caves! I really can't say enough about the absolute beauty of the cave system and I feel the trek had some challenges to it but was more wondrous and exciting than a physical burden! I was worried about being too hot in June with long pants and shirts but I feel it was very helpful to protect from the sun and tree branches along the hike. Also, the second day you spend the whole day in and out of the water so you are cool enough. I would love to go back and do another tour of a different section of caves. This really was a highlight of our Vietnam vacation!

Thank dmcsparr
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OxalisAdvTours, Manager at Oxalis Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear dmcsparr,

Thank you for joining us on the Wild Tu Lan Cave Explorer back in June and review us on TripAdvisor!

Wild Tu Lan Cave Explorer is a 3-day-2-night journey which is a challenging one covering most of the cave in Tu Lan Cave System. We're glad to hear you enjoyed it and appreciated our efforts in bringing excellent tour service and nature conservation matters.

You should be proud of yourself for successfully conquered it and we hope to have the chance to welcome you back in future!

Regards,
Oxalis Adventure Team

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