Cuc Phuong National Park tour highlights can not be missed while traveling North Vietnam for nature lovers. Visit Cuc Phuong National park, you will have a chance to experience and visit the unique picturesque areas, cycling and boat ride in Tam Coc, Emperors’ temples in Hoa Lu, Cuc Phuong National Park endanger Primate Rescue Centre,…
Day 1: Hanoi – Tam Coc – Hoa Lu – Cuc Phuong Park (L, D)
Saigon Travel driver and guide will pick you up at your hotel at 8 am for 2.5 hours drive south of Hanoi to Tam Coc. On arrival in Tam Coc, we will start our cycling around after having a lunch break at the local restaurant. You would be guided through villages, lush rice fields and rocky outcrops (if you travel on rice harvesting time of May and Sep) until lunch at the local restaurant with scenic view over The River.
We will take a sampan ride along a river, just relax and enjoy the sensation of being gently paddled by hand in a little boat. Indulge yourself in this unique experience, along a stretch of blue-green River, and marvel at dancing water refractions under the coolness of passing Tam Coc (three caves).
On arrival back in the boat pier, we will drive to Hoa Lu – Vietnam capital city (968 – 1009) for the King Dinh and Le Temples as well as ancient citadel traces. Keep driving through a fascinating limestone area to Cuc Phuong Park. You will have dinner and stay overnight in the park headquarters.
Day 2: Cuc Phuong Park – Hanoi (B, L)
Awake gently and savor the early morning sounds of the surrounding forest and the singing of gibbons in nearby The Rescue Center. Have breakfast then drive to the Cave of Prehistoric man, where human skeletons and stone tools there dated back to 7.500 years old. Keeps driving into the forest (20km) then start hiking up loop trail (7km) to see the 1000 years old tree, discover the secrets of nature!
After lunch, we pay a visit to the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre – one of the highlights while visiting the Cuc Phuong National Park, where we will observe a home to more than 140 primates in 15 species, including six species which are kept only at the EPRC and in no other facility in the world. Afterwards, we will leave the park for Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 5pm. vietnam travel