5 Days
Duration
5/10
Physicality
Cuc Phuong, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Location
14
Age
Year-round
Dates

Cuc Phuong National Park Trekking and River Rafting Tour 5days

Hanoi – Cuc Phuong rain forest – Bong village – Tai villages – Hanoi
This tour offers a great opportunity to discover the rich fauna and flora of Cuc Phuong National Park, the most important site for biological research and conservation in northern Vietnam. The challenging trail combines with unique home stay experience making this tour is a real eco & community support tour for those who want to travel actively and responsibly.

Inclusive:

+ Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver in delta and local transport in mountain
+ Accommodation: twin sharing room at mentioned hotels, guesthouses or similar one and home stay during the trek or tent
+ English or French speaking guide and local guide for trekking
+ Meals as mentioned:B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner
+ Train ticket ( soft sleeper cabin for 4 passengers)
+ Entrance fee to indicated sights
+ Permit and porter for trekking
+ Sleeping bag and mattresses
+ Waterproof bluebag for luggage
+ Tents if needed
+ Mosquito net
+ Water, Fruit and Snack (3L/ pax/ day)
+ Equipment

Exclusive:

+ Other meals
+ tip
+ drinks
+ airport tax
+ single room supplement
+ personal expenses
+ travel insurance
+ visa
+ flight in/ out of Vietnam
+ any optional additional tours or activities during free time
+ surcharge for peak season
+ local holiday days and gala dinner

Additional information

DestinationVietnam

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Day 1: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong rain forest


Breakfast and drive to Kenga village. Nestled in the corner of limestone formation Kenhga village is where you can have taste of rural life of Vietnamese people in the Red River Delta. We take a sampan ride to explore the limestone cliffs, isolated village by the river and scenic rice field. It is only here in Vietnam that people row their boat by the feed. We then continue our way to Cuc Phuong National Park, an area of limestone cliffs and wild, tropical forest 160km to the south of Hanoi. Upon arrival, visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre, the museum and the Botanic Garden, where visitors can see some of the 1,880 species of flora that exist in the park. We explore some caves where stone tools and borns of prehistoric humans have been found. We get ready for a short walk to the look out when we enjoy a sweeping view to the surrounding. Overnight at the Cucphuong guest house

(Lunch and Dinner included)

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Day 2: Cuc Phuong rain forest- Bong village


Rising early to this morning with the sounds of the forest all around us coming to life, we head out for a trek through the lush rainforest that makes up the park. The trek will takein stops at centuries old giant trees. Picnic lunch in the park before we reach out the Muong minority people at Bong village. Diner and overnight at local home stay of Muong people.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

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Day 3: Bong village – Tai villages


We have breakfast and embark on shart walk to the egde of forest and river. From here we continue our way to Maichau villages, of 4 hour drive away. It is there that we will have time to walk around this charming little village, enabling us to understand a little more about how the people live. The village is home to the Thai people, and tonight we will be their guests in one of their traditional stilt houses. There, we will be toasted as honored guests and will be able to sample some of their homemade rice wine!

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

4

Day 4: River rafting


We have breakfast and head out to the Songma river, From here we start river rafting along the wild river passing through several White Thai villages, and are sure to attract attention as this part of the country receives very few visitors. We are treated to a picnic lunch by the river and continue our combine rafting and trekking to this isolated corner of Maichau. This evening we will spend our third night in a stilt house.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included)

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Day 5: Back to Hanoi


We walk to visit the surround villages of White Tai people. Then transfer to Black river for a cruise through scenic mountain villages. Arriving to Hoabinh there will be a transfer back to Hanoi.

(Breakfast and Lunhc included)

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