NB03: Cuc Phuong National Park - 3 day/2 night

Cuc Phuong National Park is one of Vietnam `s most important protected areas. Though wildlife has suffered a precipitous decline in VietNam in recent decades, the park`s 222 square Km of primary tropical forest remains home to an amazing variety of animal and plant life: 307 species of birds, 133 species mammal, 122 species of reptile, 2000 plant species and counting.

Grey-Langur Gibbon

Excellent hiking opportunities abound in the park and we will walk to see Endangered Primate Rescue Center where some native animals-deer, monkeys, civets, gibbons & langurs, and another short trail leads to a steep stairway up to the archaeologically significant cave of Prehistoric man, after that walk to the massive 1000 year-old ‘Big Tree` (Tetrameles nudiflora).

Details
Day 1: 
Morning:    At 08h30am, leaving Ninh Binh on the forest-pineaple-way to Cuc Phuong 

                    - Visiting the excellent Endangered Primate Rescue Center

                    - Visiting Turtle Conservation Center (TCC)
                    - Eating luch in Park Headquarters 

Afternoon: Visiting Botanical Garden Loop Trail and seeing “bird watching”, it is some of the 307 species of rare birds you might encounter are the Silver-pheasant, Brown Hornbill, Bar-bellied Pita and so on. Overnight on Bungalows in “Mac Lake”

Bird-watching Bungalow in Mac Lake

Day 2:   
Morning : Option 1: Cycling with the guide from Mac Lake to the Park Centre (Mountainous bike), and it is also a great way to discover the more secretive animals and birds of the national park
Option 2: Going to Park Center by motor taxi with limited speed 30km/h, and it is also a great way to discover the more secretive animals and birds of the national park
Option 3: Going to the Park Centre by private car When coming to the Park Centre, guests can relax and walk around

Afternoon: Hiking a 6-km trek to visit Thousand Year Old Tree Loop Trail After that relaxing, shower and then eating dinner

Evening: Depending on the weather condition, the guide can organize night-spotting trips the primary forest. These offer opportunity to see the more exlusive mammal species of the park, including the Black Giant Squirrel, Samba deer, Loris and several small Carnivores.

Cycling Bungalows


Day 3: 
Morning:    After breakfast, the guide will take you to visit some options below
Option 1: Ancient Tree 
A paved path, ideal for bird-watching and an easy stroll through primary forest .(3km + return, 1.5-2 hrs, Easy to trek)
Option 2: Fossil Tree Loop Trail 
Taking the more adventurous deep into dense primary forest. Look for ancient fossil and wildlife (8km + return/3->4hrs)
Option 3: Silver Cloudy Peak (Difficult to trek)
A challenging climb to the elevation of Cuc Phuong`s highest peak to see excellent views
At a bout 13h00: Eating Lunch after that coming back the hotel in Ninhbinh city at around 15h30, and then the trip ends

Civet Silver Cloudy Peak

PRICES PER PERSON USD:

our price when:

Standard

Superior

Deluxe

 You are 2 persons:

$170/ per person

$198/ per person

N/A

 You are 3-5 persons:

$160/ per person

$190/ per person

N/A

 You are 6-8 persons:

$145/ per person

$180/ per person

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Included in price
• Entry fees
• Not included drinks
• Meals • Private car          
• Guide
• Hotel pickup
• Accommodation/ Bungalows
• Tips!

What to bring 
• Camera
• Torches
• Sport shoes + shocks
• Towels
• Insect repellent
• Hat
• Sunblock
• Change of clothes

Not included in price
• Travel insurance  
• Drinks
• Other personal expenses.