HOA LU – TAM COC – CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK 2 DAYS
DAY 1: HANOI – HOA LU – TAM COC (L/D)
7.30 – 8.30 tour guide pick you up at the hotel then depart for ancient of Hoa Lu (90km south of Hanoi).
11.00 Visit temples dedicated to King Dinh Tien Hoang (923 – 979) and Le Dai Hanh (941 -1005). Tour guide give you an introduction of Vietnam history in 10th century.
12.00 Continue bus driver to Tam Coc for lunch. On the way take picture of villages and stunning landscapes.
13.30 Board on sampans to visit Tam Coc (Three caves). The boat trip through enormous limestone karsts jutting out from the green rice fields leave you a good memory.
15.30 Finishing 2 hours on sampans, check in hotel. Relax in hotel after long day of activity. Free bicycle to explore Tam Coc Area by yourself
17.00 Dinner at your hotel and stay overnight in Tam Coc.
DAY 2: TAM COC – CUC PHUONG – HANOI (B/L)
7.00 Enjoy morning tea/coffee then have breakfast at your hotel restaurant.
7.40 Depart for Cuc Phuong National Park, photographing spectacular views through countryside road.
9.20 Visit Endangered Primate Rescue Centre which is home to species like Golden – headed Langur, Tonkin Snub-nosed Langur and Black Crested Gibbon…
10.30 Experience thrilling moments when exploring Cave of Pre – historic Man dates back 7000 years old.
11.30 Enjoy a local style Vietnamese lunch at the National Park Headquarters.
12.30 Spend hours trekking through jungle, you witness a giant tree of thousands years old named Cho Chi.
14.30 Get a bus transfer back to Tam Coc and join the other group back to Hanoi.
18.00 Arrive back in Hanoi. Tour ends.
- Meals as indicated
- Pick up/ drop off at the hotel
- English speaking guide
- All sightseeing fees
- Hotel room (The Long hotel or similar standard)
- Personal expenses
- Tips / gratitude
- Other services not mentioned above
Located 130km south of Hanoi in Ninh Binh province, Cuc Phuong National Park and the surrounding area make a perfect side trip from Hanoi. The Park is an important nature reserve and ecosystem with peaks of over 600 Meters and valleys of subtropical rainforest.
The Park also has an important Endangered Primate Rescue Center and a Turtle Conservation Center. It is home to other rare and critically endangered mammals including species of leopards and tigers. There are at least 280 known species of butterflies, and birders can marvel at more than 300 bird species.