Exploring the pristine beauty of Cuc Phuong National Park

Exploring the pristine beauty of Cuc Phuong National Park

           Located 120 South-West of Hanoi on 22,200 ha of rainforest, Cuc Phuong national park is in Ninh Binh province. It is Vietnam’s largest national park and one of the most important sites for biodiversity in the country. It is homes to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. The park can be visited from Hanoi as a day trip or visitors can stay at the park’s lodging for a longer stay. Visiting the park is a terrific opportunity to get a close look at Vietnam’s nature and fees generated from tourism help protect the parks wildlife and improve the local economy. Leave the busy city, enjoy your trekking and get closer to the wildlife. Let’s discover Cuc Phuong with Vietnam Eco travel!

With a rich biodiversity, Cuc Phuong national park attracts tourists who love adventure, trekking, relaxing or camping.
Yen Mac lake locates in Cuc Phuong, far away 1.5km from the gate to entrance Cuc Phuong. Although it’s not well – known, it’s green, beautiful and peaceful so you will love it if you have chance to visit here.
Cuc Phuong is home to a huge diversity of flora and fauna. Inhabitants of the park include 97 species of mammals, most notable are the endangered langurs; 300 species of birds; 36 reptilian species; 17 species of amphibians; 11 species of fish; 2,000 species of vascular plants, and thousands of species of insects, most of whom do not bite. A number of species in the park are listed on Vietnam Red Book of endangered species.
To visit around Cuc Phuong national park, you can walk or go by bike. However trekking is the best way to explore Cuc Phuong, you can enjoy all the sightseeing, see old trees or wild animals.

To have a unforgettable tour and explore all Cuc Phuong, you should spend 2 – 3 days. With tourists who love trekking, you should be strong and brave enough to have a adventure tour. Besides Cuc Phuong park, there is endangered primate rescue center, ancient human cave which is the site of the one of the earliest discoveries of human habitation in Vietnam, Muong ethnic group village, May Bac peak, Yen Quang lake, etc.
 Cuc Phuong National Park has become a center providing rare plant species have high economic value for serving forestation programs in the region and the nation-wide. This place has the national breeding for the species. In the future, Cuc Phuong will built and expand experimental basis to provide more varieties of medicinal plants, rare plants to areas.
Cuc Phuong has a lot of traveling services for tourists, includes resorts, food area and entertainment area. Near the Cuc Phuong entrance gate, there is Ho Mac resort and center area.
Besides, you can stay in stilt house. Stilt houses here are clean, big and full of furniture. The price is from 150.000VND to 300.000 VND. If you go with a group, you should rent a private stilt house, the price is from 1.000.000VND to 1.200.000VND per house.
Finishing discover the forest, travellers  can have a boat trip in Yen Mac lake. If you visit Cuc Phuong, you should stay here over night to get closer to wilflife.
Leaving the busy city, go to Cuc Phuong to stay in a  peaceful places with fresh air, no traffic or dust. Breathing the fresh air, listen to birds songs and see wild animals. You will love your life more. Parents can bring your kids here to teach them the important of forest and wild animals which is no book can provide.

Notes to visit Cuc Phuong national park
The trails in the park are made of stone steps that can be slippery, especially after it rains. Make sure to wear sturdy shoes.
The main road through the park is frequently by many Vietnamese tourists in motor vehicles. It may be difficult for them to see you on a bicycle along the hilly road and you may have a difficult time hearing any cars come as you rip down a hill at 50 km per hour so you should proceed cautiously.
Cuts and scrapes are common on hikes. It is recommended to bring antiseptic and some bandages.
For the safety of the wildlife in the park please don’t start any fires and dispose of trash properly.
Bring camera or phone to have nice photos
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