Tours to Abandoned Valley and Ma Da are operated by a Phong Nha legend – Jungle Boss. He has a homestay surrounded by breathtaking mountain views and traditional rice fields, and his tours have become very popular since they started in 2015.

Jungle Boss runs several tours in the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park: Abandoned Valley (1 day), Ma Da (1 day), Hang Tra Ang & Paradise (1 day), and a tour which combines both Abandoned Valley and Ma Da into an overnight tour rich with the experience of camping in the jungle. All tour represents a great opportunity to experience authentic Vietnam whilst working with local porters to support employment for local people. Tours are run by internationally qualified local tour guides with great English.

Tours involve a combination of primary jungle hiking on small trails, swimming in crystal water, and always include a jungle BBQ prepared by the local porter team! Free pick-up from local hotels in Phong Nha  is included, with many customers choosing to stay directly at Jungle Boss Homestay.


Abandoned Valley is located in a remote area of the world heritage Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, Quang Binh. This tour takes in 12 km of the Ho Chi Minh trail to experience one of the most popular caves in the area – Dark Cave, and swim in a crystal natural river and explore Hang E, the one of the most beautiful river caves in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Under the guidance of an internationally qualified local tour guide and local porter team, this tour represents a great opportunity to get to know more about the tropical jungle & marvelous caves in Quang Binh – well known as the Cave Kingdom of Vietnam. 

Abandoned Valley


Ma Da valley is located in Phong Nha—Ke Bang National Park. This tour requires a total of 8 km of primary jungle hiking on a small trail, giving tourists remarkable experiences of adventures in Vietnam. The professionally qualified guide will lead you to explore deep into the untouched Ma Da valley, swim in the crystal natural pool of Ma Da, enjoy jungle BBQ prepared by our porter team, and explore Tra Ang cave before heading back.

Lunch in the middle of jungle


Phong Nha-Ke Bang is a World Heritage National Park and well-known for the world-class caves. The park was created to protect one of the world’s two largest karst regions with 311 caves and grottoes and also protects the ecosystem of limestone forest of the Annamite Range region in North Central Coast of Vietnam.

Phong Nha-Ke Bang is noted for its cave and grotto systems as it is composed of 311 caves and grottos with over 200 km of cave passage. There are still many areas not well explored. Phong Nha holds several world cave records, including the longest underground river as well as the largest cave in the world.

This day tour is a taste of the wonders of the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park and is almost suitable for everyone. Marvel at the spectacular formations in the Paradise Cave as you stroll down the boardwalk. Learn about the war history and culture at the Eight Lady Cave and war martyrs’ memorial temple. Trek into the primary jungle of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to swim and explore the untouched Tra Ang river cave and enjoy jungle BBQ with the locals.

Paradise Cave


This tour is a highlight option of Jungle Boss tours, providing a great balance of hiking and swimming in the river caves. Ma Da & Abandoned Valley are located in a remote area of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. The tour requires a total of 20 km of primary jungle hiking on a small trail to explore the untouched jungle and to see some of the most popular caves in Phong Nha Cave System. A night camping in the jungle will amaze you with the beauty of darkness & delicious dinner prepared by the porter team.  

Abandoned Valey & Ma Da Trek