NINH BINH & CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK 2 DAYS
Ninh Binh and Cuc Phuong
Tour type: Nature lovers, Yin Yang food, local life, Heritage
Duration: 2 days
Price: From US$199 per person
Categories: Nature lovers
Admire stunning landscape of Hoa Lu - Tam Coc which belongs to Trang An UNESCO heritage site
Get closer to wildlife inside Cuc Phuong national park
Remark: All tour packages are very flexible to make any necessary adjustment to fit your interest and suite your demand
With the mix of a little bit mystical, peaceful rural life, limestone mountains, huge pagoda, river along the villages, witness stunning caves with small bamboo boat trip, Bai Dinh - Trang An is nowadays becomming emerging destination for both the local and foreign tourists. This landscape complex has been declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014 and it takes us around 3 hours to get there.
DAY 1: TAM COC BOAT TRIP - SHORT BIKE TOUR
At 7:30 AM, depart to Ninh Binh province in South of Hanoi, kick away the bustling streets of the city,enjoy the peaceful view of the farm land, the countryside: rice fields, villages, water buffaloes...
About 10.00 AM, we will arrive at Tam Coc boat pier, embark a bamboo-boat for nearly 2-hour ride along a picturesque river to discover 3 caves next each other. The bamboo-boat is slowly moving while sightseeing the limestone mountains, visiting through three caves, enjoying yellow rice fields alongs the river at havesting season. Inside the caves, we will admire many beautiful stalactites of different shapes hanging down from the ceiling. After that, we will go to a local restaurant nearby for a Vietnamese lunch.
In the afternoon, we will start on a cycling tour to visit Bich Dong pagoda. Start pedaling through the rice field and villages. This is a great chance for you to learn about Vietnamese agriculture, the daily life of the local rustics and explore the mystical religious pagoda of Bich Dong.
Check in your hotel and relax for the remainder of the day. Overnight in Ninh Binh
*2pax will take Tam Coc boat trip
*From 4pax up, will take Trang An or Thung Nang boat trip
DAY 2: CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK TREK
On this day, it is cool for soft trekking inside Cuc Phuong national park. At 8:00 AM, we will head to get Cuc Phuong which is about 1,5 hours away. Upon arrival at the park's gate, we drive to Park's headquater, after short break and preparation for trekking shoes, insect inpellent, hat, sung glasses,...we embark on the 3-hour hike on a small path. While trekking through jungle, we have tons of opportunities to get stunning pictures about wild life, immerse yourself in fresh air and green space of trees, admire the diverse biology of the tropical flora system. On the way, there are some stops for watching huge trees, witness wild animals such as: birds, butterflies, vooc,...
Followed by late lunch at the park's headquarter. In the afternoon, enjoy short visit to Endangered Primate Rescue Center where we witness some different species of Vietnam's rare colorful langurs, and learn about the center's rescue program. Next stop is to drop-in Turtle Conservation Center, this show the willingness of local government to protect tortoise and freshwater turtles in Vietnam. Afterward, around 15:00, we start heading back to Hanoi.
*Prepare good shoes for trekking
*Insect inpellent, anti-sun cream
· All private transfer and transportation
· Accommodation in shared twin/double room with daily breakfast
· Experienced English speaking guide, except the free days as mention in the program
· Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
· All sightseeing tickets and permits.
· Water on car.
· Services charges and government tax.
· No extra charge after confirmation
· 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
· Bottled mineral water on bus
· All Flights in tour
· Other meals and drinks
· Travel insurance
· Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
· Vietnam visa stamp fee
· Others not mentioned above
· Rooms at hotels are available only from 1400 on arrival day till 1200 on departure date. A supplement will be added if early check-in or late check-out is desired.
· Please bring with you some necessary stuffs on tour such as: anti-insect repellents, anti-sun cream, sung-glasses, good shoes and swimsuit