Tourists paddle along the Chay River in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (Photo: VNA)

Quang Binh (VNA) - The Hunter team has won the Tu Lan Adventure Race 2016 in central Quang Binh province.

The three-day wild challenge involved a traditional doc moc (dug-out canoe) boat race, jungle treks, climbing up and down hills, and swimming in underground rivers in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

The Funny Walker team came in second place, while Destiny finished third in the second edition of the wild race in the new destination in central Vietnam that close on April 3.

Director of Oxalis Adventure Tours, the race organiser, Nguyen Chau A said 10 teams with 100 members competed over 30km of dirty trails and rivers.

The Hunter team were awarded the first prize of 50 million VND (2,270 USD) by the race organising committee.

Funny Walker pocketed 40 million VND (1,770 USD) in cash prize, while Destiny took home 30 million VND (1,330 USD) as the third prize.

The race organisers said the competitors overcame their fears and challenged their limits, but they also got the chance to explore incredible and magnificent destinations such as Rat Cave, Hung Ton Cave and Hung Ton Valley.

Quang Binh, home of the largest cave in the world, Son Doong Cave, offers visitors treks, caving tours and a race.

In the first race, funds were raised for local schools hit by a flood in 2010 in the nearby Tan Hoa commune.-VNA