Tour Code: VAT-TCP2
Hanoi - Ninh Binh    Journey Map
Cuc Phuong National Park is homes to hundreds of species of flora and fauna.
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. The second day is relaxing with a boat trip to see the unique “Halong Bay on the rice field” before heading back to Hanoi.

   Primate Rescue Centre

   Jungle trails

   Home stay in village

   Thung Nang, Halong Bay on the rice field

   Activities include walking, trekking and boating

Day 1: Hanoi –Cuc Phuong National Park (L, D)
Pick-up at your hotel at 7am, then transfer 120 km on a good road to Ninh Binh. Upon arrival in the national park we visit to the Primate Rescue Centre, which is dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation, breeding, research and conservation of the endangered primates of Vietnam. From here we drive further to the centre of the national park where we start our real jungle trek through the national park. A national park ranger will be our on-site guide who makes sure that we do not get lost and he will tell us about the flora and fauna of the park. Picnic lunch in the shade of a giant tree. After 6 or 7-hour trek (up to your fitness) with lots of descents and ascents on jungle trails we make the last climb downhill to a peaceful valley and reach the village of Khanh, home to Muong ethnic minority. We will have dinner and spend our night with a family in their traditional house-on-stilt.
Day 2: Cuc Phuong – “Halong Bay on the rice field” – Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast we say goodbye to the hosts and walk 1.5 km to the main road., where our waiting vehicle will transfer us to Thung Nang, which is known as the “Halong Bay on the rice field”. This is a stunning area of limestone mountains, rice fields and river. We will take a 2-hour boat trip to explore the beauty of the sight.
In the afternoon we head back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 4 pm.

Private A/C transportation from and to Hanoi
English speaking guide
Support Crew, First aid kit
All necessary forest, home stay and tourist permits
Boat trip in Ninh Binh
Meals as described in the program (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
01 bottle mineral water per day per person
Personal major medical
Drinks, Tips & Personal expenses
Travel insurance (compulsory)
Accommodation in Hanoi (pre & post trip)
Home stay in Muong Village

*Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If the listed hotels are fully booked, alternate accommodation will be offered at the same level.
Price per person in USD 2 PAX 3 - 5 Pax Single Supplement
Standard 0 0 0.0000
*The above prices are based on the group from 4 - 6pax and valid until Sep, 2008. All prices might be changed subject to your group size and travel period. Some tours have Deluxe Option available. Please contact us for further information.
Best time to do: from September to April of next year.

Accommodation: Home stay in villages is simple in term of bedding condition and toilet.

Related information:
Ninh Binh Travel Guide
Tam Coc - Halong Bay on land
Cuc Phuong National Park
Excursions around Hanoi
Hotels in Hanoi