Day 1: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park – Khanh Village (6 hour trekking) (L,D)
In the morning we leave Hanoi for Cuc Phuong National Park, which is 130 km south of Hanoi,Upon arrival in the national park we visit 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 hour trekking 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.
Accommodation: Home stay at Khanh Village.
Day 2: Cuc Phuong – Thung Nang – Ha Noi (2 hour walking) (B,L)
After our breakfast we drive to Thung Nang, which is known as the “Ha Long Bay on the rice field”. This is a stunning area of lime stone mountains, rice fields and river. The scenery is just as stunning as the famous World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. The difference is the mountains are on the rice fields not on the sea. We will take a boat trip to explore the beauty of the sight.
In the afternoon we head back to Hanoi.
Price: USD 225/person - Private tour from 2 people up.
Private car in the itinerary
Private English tour guide
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Homestay in Khanh Village