Tours : Optional

HANOI - CUC PHUONG - HANOI (OE N3)

HANOI - CUC PHUONG - HANOI (OE N3)

Cuc Phuong National Park which was the first national park of Vietnam and is one of the few remaining tropical rain forests left in the country. Originally created by President Ho Chi Minh in 1962, hundreds of species of animals and plants can be found here, including several endangered species.

TIME

ITINERARIES

07.00

Depart from hotel (3-hour drive)

10.00

Arrive at the Cuc Phuong National Park

 

Take a tour around the interesting Visitors Center which will introduce you to some of the park's valuable natural resources and its unique environment.

Set up by British NGO FFI, the center aims to increase the conservation awareness of visitors as well as local Vietnamese students.

 

Visit the Cuc Phuong Endangered Primate Rescue Center and the Cuc Phuong Turtle Conservation Center - two research centers vital for the breeding, rehabilitation and preservation of animals rescued from poachers.

 

Lunch at the National Park Headquarters.

 

In the afternoon spend time walking into the centre of the Park’s forest visit the 7,000-year-old Cave of Early Man and then begin a long and steady trek through the lush forest to discover the diverse floras and faunas of the region.

 

Drive back to Hanoi

19.00-19.30

Arrive at hotel