Cuc Phuong National Park Adventure
- See Cuc Phuong’s remarkable wildlife.
- Wander between the enclosures of rescued monkeys at the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre.
- Trek into the rainforest and learning of the various plants en route to the gargantuan 1,000-year-old tree.
- Explore the lofty Cave of the Prehistoric Man, the oldest inhabited cave in the country.
- Age range
- under 87 year olds
Leave the hustle and bustle of Hanoi behind and spend a day exploring the wildlife, caves, and trails of Cuc Phuong – Vietnam’s first national park. Cuc Phuong National Park was established in 1962 by President Ho Chi Minh, and is renowned for both its scenery and its flora and fauna including many endangered species. Join with Vietnam Travel’s guide and driver in an exciting trekking loop into the jungle, lock the door to the prehistorical time with a visit to the ancient cave, astonish yourself with the majestic grandeur of the forest. If you are in rush of time and looking for a balanced trip between nature & ecodiversity and adventure, this Cuc Phuong National Park Adventure day trip is definitely designed for you.
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Detailed Itinerary of Cuc Phuong National Park Adventure day tour.
Start with a pick-up at your hotel in Hanoi by Vietnam Travel's tour guide and driver, then begin the 2.5-hour journey to Cuc Phuong National Park, which is considered among the most important protected areas in the country. Some of the park’s rarest and most famous resident mammals include the Clouded Leopard, Ownston’s Civet, Delacour’s Langur and Asian Black Bears. Even though some larger animals like panthers and bears make Cuc Phuong their home, but they are rarely seen.
The first stop will be at the interesting Visitors Center and be introduced to some of the park's valuable natural resources and its unique environment. Next, visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre, a non-profit organization that aims to protect rare monkeys from the threats of poaching and deforestation. Monkeys are kept in roomy cages before becoming free to roam in a sectioned-off part of the jungle.
Enjoy lunch in a stilted house in the middle of the park, surrounded by nature.
Continue into the park to see the Cave of Prehistoric Man where human skeletons and stone tools dated to some 7,500 years ago, then trek into the forest to learn about the wildlife and park’s plants, including a 1000-year old tree that stretches high above the canopy.
Leave Cuc Phuong National Park and begin a drive back to Hanoi, where you will arrive at your hotel around 6 P.M. Tour concludes.
Duration: 10-11 hours.
Pickup time & location: 7:30 – 8:00 A.M at centrally located hotels in Hanoi downtown.
Drop off time & location: 6:00 – 6:30 PM at the same place as pick up point.
- This day trip is physical trek, tour itinerary and program can be changed accordingly to seasonal weather.
- It is highly recommended to wear durable outfit for hiking activities, bring sun cream, insect repellent cream, camera, hat & sunglasses.
AccommodationRated Excellent by past passengers
All the hotels/ cruise are subject to availability and can be changed. In case any of the listed hotels are fully booked, alternatives of equivalence will be taken.
GuideRated Excellent by past passengers
Expert English-speaking local guide.
(Other languages on request)
MealsRated Excellent by past passengers
TransportRated Excellent by past passengers
Service of a private driver and an air-conditioned vehicle.
Please note that airfares are subject to availability and to change without notice
• Service of English speaking guide.
• Service of a private driver and air-conditioned vehicle.
• Picnic lunch.
• Bottled drinking water & wet tissues.
• Entrance fee.
• Drinks other than water.
• Personal expenses & tips.