(Cuc Phuong National Park Trek in 2 days, 1 night. Rain forest Trek, Cycling & Boat Trip)
Booking code: OV21
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Day 1. Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park
07:00 – Depart from Hanoi by private vehicle to Cuc Phuong National Park. Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre to learn about the important work being done to help protect the endangered species of the park. After lunch in the park restaurant, take a 4-hour trek through the old rain forest. Overnight in the guesthouse within the park.
Day 2. Cuc Phuong National Park – Hanoi
After breakfast, head to the historic capital of Viet Nam and the famous ancient temples of Le and The Dinh Dynasties. Cycle for an hour on picturesque quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops to Tam Coc (12 km) for lunch.
13.30 – 15 minutes cycling on a country road takes you to Sunny Wharf, a small dock, for a sampan boat journey (1 hour) in the heart of “Inland Ha Long Bay”. Take in the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone.
Stop for a short rest near a small shrine before returning to the boat and making your way back to the dock (1 hour). Cycle back to Tam Coc village.
16:00 – Drive back to Ha Noi. Tour ends around 18:00.
TREKKING IN PU LUONG
(2 days, 1 night)
There are many places in Vietnam you could trek. It could be 2 days to 2 weeks depends on your timing. Here is an example of a trek to Pu Luong that you could do in 2 days.
Booking code: OV22
Day 1: Hanoi – Mai Chau – Pu Luong (~160 km)
Departure from your hotel at 07:00 to Mai Chau. Tea break at half way. Arrival in Pom Coong village, we will take a walk for 30 minutes to visit this village of the Thai. Then lunch will be served on here at the local house.
Leaving by 14:00 for our short ride (15 minutes) to Ma river. Then, a boat cruise down the river for about 30 minutes. Later we start our hike, this will be through villages, hill sides, rice paddies etc. and take us 2 hours walk, one of the highlights on this hike is to visit and talk to the locals here.
Again boat ferry across the river, we hit the road to Sai village, (also the Thai) where we will have dinner and stay home tonight at their traditional house on stilts.
Night: let’s see what happens?!
Day 2: Pu Luong – Mai Chau – Hanoi (~160 km)
The daily life of the locals here starts early. In fact, it will be interesting for you to get up and take part in their activities (this is sure with fun!). Breakfast at their house, then at 08:00 we will be walking/hiking to visit the Nature Reserve of Pu Luong. Please be soft and nice, nature is just very lovely here.
After 3 hours walk, we will be picked up and transfer to Mai Chau town for our lunch. We should leave Mai Chau at 14:30, and our journey will bring us back to Hanoi by 18:00.