2D/1N Ninh Binh & Cuc Phuong National Park

Cuc Phuong National Park, Vietnam’s very first national park and the country’s largest nature reserve.  Visit the Primate Rescue Center to learn how endangered species are rescued from poachers or rehabilitated after injuries. There is a chance to see langurs and gibbons up close.

Highlights

  • Visit the ancient capital of Hoa Lu & Cuc Phuong National Park
  • Take a leisurely bike ride through the limestone mountains, paddy fields & vegetable farms
  • Enjoy a rowing boat trip in Tam Coc
  • Experience the Endangered Primate Rescue Center and the Conservation Turtle Center 
  • Discover the 1,000 year tree visit its ancient caves

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  • Duration

    2 Days / 1 night

  • Destinations

    Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Cuc Phuong National Park - Ninh Binh Hanoi

Our Services Include:
  • English speaking guide
  • Private air-con transportation
  • 2 nights accommodation based on twin sharing in Ninh Binh.
  • Entrance fees
  • Bike in Tam Coc
  • Meals (without drinks) as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Rowing boat in Van Long.
  • Mineral water & Cold Towel
Our Services Exclude:
  • Tipping for tour guide, vehicle’s driver
  • Surcharge for single supplement.
  • Other services that were not mentioned in our program.

The additional surcharge applies for bookings on Christmas, New Year & Tet (Lunar New Year).

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ITINERARY/SCHEDULE

Duration 7-8 hours

Biking distance (appr. 10 km)

Depart from Hanoi for a 2hrs drive to Ninh Binh. Located in the Red River Delta of Vietnam, Ninh Binh is loved by travelers for its natural beauty and rustic charm. Upon arrival, make a visit to the ancient capital Hoa Lu which was also the country’s first centralized feudal state from the end of the 10th century. Set in between limestone mountains made it a naturally fortified construction. Over one thousand years later, several edifices, pagodas, walls, and relics still exist in this abandoned fortification. Next, start cycling to Tam Coc, it means 3 caves, located between the rice paddies and Ngo Dong river, because of the formation of the limestone caves, water and its beautiful landscape that have made Tam Coc being well-known as Halong Bay on land. Later, visit Bich Dong pagoda followed by a simple lunch at a local restaurant nearby. Afterward, embark the rowing boat to explore Van long Nature Reserve before checking your hotel and overnight in Ninh Binh.

Hiking distance (6km) 

In the early morning, transfer to the Cuc Phuong National park. The oldest national park in Vietnam, consisting of more than 200 square kilometers of tropical forest and many grottoes, the reserve is rich in wildlife and natural beauty and possesses historical significance, as prehistoric tools and ancient tombs have been discovered in some of the caves. The cycling trip offers a beautiful landscape which will pass by the pineapple plantations, valley, villages and friendly locals along the way. Upon arrival, visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Center and the Conservation Turtle Center. After a light lunch, start trekking through the national park (about 6Kmto discover the 1000-year-old tree and visit the ancient cave then return to Hanoi.