Cuc Phuong & Pu Mat National Park 4 days
You have probably been to many big cities with skyscrapers, tourist spots which have a lot of beautiful sceneries, historical and cultural monuments. Certainly not less travelers come to visit such places and you don’t feel comfortable. You really want to change your travel style, escape from the noise or mass tourism, and take the holiday off the beaten path. You will immerse yourselves in the green color, the clean and quite atmosphere, the allure of unspoilt nature, the wildlife, and lush with rice fields and rivers. You will have opportunities to spend the night in homestay of the ethnic minority group, enjoy the local food and discover their culture… For all these reasons, Asia King Travel have designed the eco tour combining two national parks : Cuc Phuong and Pu Mat.
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.
Continue driving to Pu Mat national Park which is located in Con Cuong district, Nghe An procince is well known for its extraordinary diversity with 896 flora species, 241 mammal species, 137 bird species, 25 reptiles and 15 amphibians and even some endangered animals are on the Union’s Red List of Endangered Species. Together with many unique animals, the primitive forest also has many beautiful landscapes and is regarded as the home of ethnic minority villages as Thai, Tho, Dan Lai and H’Mong. That will be an awesome destination for tourist who are interested stunning view of nature, wildlife and ethnic’s culture.
- Escape from the mass tourist and contemplate the wild beautiful nature of Cuc Phuong and Pu Mat Pak.
- Walking in the forest of Cuc Phuong and Pu Mat national park to discover the wildlife.
- Boat cruise upstream on Giang river.
- Discovery the villages and stay in homestay of ethnic people and learn about their culture.
Itinerary in brief:
Day 1: Hanoi- Cuc Phuong (L,D)
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.
- All transfer by private car
- 1 night in guest house in Cuc Phuong national park and 2 nights homestay in Pu Mat national park
- The English speaking guide and local guide as guided time
- Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Motor- boat in Giang river,
- All entrance fees & permission
- Water & cool towels
- Government taxes & service charge
- International Airfares.
- Early check in/ late check out
- Meals not indicated
- Drinks & beverage..
- Vietnam visa stamp fee : ( 25 USD/ per person)
- Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
- Personal expenses such as Telephone and Laundry bills.
- Tips and gratuities
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