Cuc Phuong is regarded as the oldest national park in Vietnam which located only 120km southwest of Hanoi and boasts engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. That will give you opportunity to discover lush rainforest, past centuries-old trees and learn about how to preserve the endangered native primates in Endangered Primate Rescue center.
Day 1: Hanoi- Cuc Phuong national park (L,D)
Morning pick up from your hotel in Hanoi, departure South for Cuc Phuong National Park. Upon arrival, we will visit the Endangered Primate Rescue center and learn about the work that is being done to preserve the endangered native primates. After lunch in a restaurant at headquarters, we commence our trek through the lush rainforest, past centuries-old trees. Overnight in guest house in the middle of the forest.
Day 2: Cuc Phuong – Pu Mat national park- Khe Ran village (B, L, D)
Rising to the sounds of the forest all around us, breakfast and for Nghe An province on the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and turn right, take Highway No.7 to Pu Mat national park, meandering west through pure, rustic beauty towards the Laos border. After 4 hours of driving, arrival in Pu Mat. Lunch in local restaurant. Afternoon you will take short walking to visit the Nature Education Centre and experience the park’s extraordinary diversity. Then transfer to Khe Ran and Bong Khe village where you will hike through the unique village and to learn about the tradition and the culture of ethnic people. Tonight enjoy dinner and overnight in homestay in Khe Ran village. (You may have possibility to enjoy the traditional dancing and singing: optional)
Day 3: Khe Ran village- Nua- Yen Thanh ( B,L,D)
Breakfast at homestay then take opportunity to explore the nature forest, the rivulet Khe Ken and Nuoc Moc. En route, we visit Thai ethnic groups to discover their culture and daily life. Take lunch in Khe Ken village. Afternoon visit and explore Yen Thanh and Luc Da village to meet Thais people, learn how they can grow rice , reclaim land for cultivation, raise cattle and poultry, make bamboo and rattan products and weave traditional brocade cloth. Especially their brocade cloth is well known for its bright colors and unique decorative patterns. Free and easy time. Dinner and overnight at homestay in Yen Thanh village.
Day 4: Yen Thanh- Co Phat village- Back to Hanoi (B,L)
Morning breakfast and prepare to embark to Giang river. Take a local boat cruise upstream Giang river to discover the splendid and superb beauty of the mountains and forests along the river to Co Phat and Khe Lang village where you will have an opportunity to meet the Dai Lai ethnic group and hear about their “sitting sleeping” custom and lunch in the village. Afternoon you visit Pha Lai dam before transfer back to Hanoi city. Arrival in Hanoi. End of service.