Located 130km south of Hanoi in Ninh Binh province, Cuc Phuong National Park and the surrounding area make a perfect side trip from Hanoi. The Park is an important nature reserve and ecosystem with peaks of over 600 Meters and valleys of subtropical rainforest. The Park also has an important Endangered Primate Rescue Center and a Turtle Conservation Center. It is home to other rare and critically endangered mammals including species of leopards and tigers. There are at least 280 known species of butterflies, and birders can marvel at more than 300 bird species.
Day 1: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong national park (L,D)
7.00am Departure from Hanoi by private vehicle to Cuc Phuong National Park . Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre to learn about the important work being done to help protect the endangered species of the park. After lunch in the park restaurant, take a 2-hours trek through the old rainforest. Overnight in the guesthouse within the park.
Day 2: Cuc Phuong – Van Long, Kenh Ga (B,L)
Breakfast. Leave Cuc Phuong for Kenh Ga. Take the motor- boat on Yellow Dragon River. Visit the “hot spring”, and if you have time, you can have a shower or a swim in the hot water from hot spring or you will walk through the green rice field to visit the Van Trinh Cave. Lunch in restaurant. After that move to Van Long. Take the tiny bamboo boat to visit the “preserving nature area”.
Drive back to Hanoi.
– Transportation, Tickets, Accommodation, Meals(2L,1D,1B) and Tour-guide