Day 1: Ha noi Cuc Phuong Khanh village
you up from your hotel at 8.00am. Transfer to Cuc Phuong
national park, riding on a very nice road and passing
through spectaculars on routes. Arrival in Cuc Phuong
national park, then 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-hr
trek 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: Khanh village Tam Coc of impression by biking, rowing
After breakfast in homestay, then driving to Tam Coc,
where we stop at a local restaurant and start cycling
You would be took a ride through villages, lush rice
fields and rocky outcrops (rice harvesting time: May and
Sep) until lunch at the local restaurant with scenic
view over the river.
We take a sampan ride along a river, which is used by
farmers to access their paddy fields, an irresistible
treat. Just relax and enjoy the sensation of being
gently paddled by hand in a little boat, gliding through
lotus fields (in summer) into the centre of the Halong
Bay in land. Lose yourself in this unique experience,
along a stretch of blue-green river, and marvel at
dancing water refractions under the coolness of passing
Tam Coc (three caves).
Upon arrival back in the boat dock, drive to Hoa Lu
Vietnam capital city (968 1009) for the King Dinh and
Le Temples as well as ancient citadel traces. Finally,
leave the area and drive back to Hanoi, trip ends at
your hotel around 18h30.