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05 Days - Discover Cuc Phuong & Pu Mat Natural Park

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 and tradition.

Hightlight of the trip:

- Escape from the mass tourist & the bustling cities to enjoy the wild beautiful nature of Cuc Phuong and Pu Mat Park.
- Walking in the forest of Cuc Phuong and Pu Mat national park to discover the wildlife and waterfalls.
- Enjoy a boat trip to go upstream on Giang river to explore Dan Lai hilltribe and their villages
- Discover the traditional villages and stay in homestay of ethnic people and learn about their culture and way of life

Day by day itinerary:

Day 01: Hanoi- Cuc Phuong natural 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 02: Cuc Phuong - Dong Du village (B, L, D)
Following breakfast at guest-house. Take a boat trip to visit Van Long westland before heading to HCM highway to Dong Du village
. Stop to take photos on the way before arriving to Dong Du village. Enjoy a walking tour through the rubber tree forest to visit the black pepper farm. If time permits, enjoy swimming at Khe Lau village to refesh. Free time to stroll around the village or to play football with local kids. Dinner and overnight at comfy room in the village

Day 03:  Dong Du village - Pu Mat national park- Nua village (B, L, D)
Rising to the sounds of the forest all around us, breakfast and keep driving along the scenic highway to Pu Mat national park, meandering west through pure, rustic beauty towards the Laos border. After 3 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 Kem waterfalls where you will chance to swim in fresh water and have a free massage from Mat fishes. Tonight enjoy dinner and overnight in homestay in Nua village at house on stilt, a traditional house of Thai hilltribe. (We can arrange the traditional dancing and singing performances: optional)

Day 04: Nua Village Discovery ( 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.  Enjoy a short trekking tour to visit the cave and green tea fields. Dinner and overnight at homestay in Nua village.

Day 05: Nua - Co Phat village- Departure (B,L)
Following breakfast  at homestay and transfer to embark to Giang river. Take a local boat cruise upstream on Giang river to discover the splendid and superb beauty of the mountains and forests along the river to Co Phat & 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 Vinh city for your next destinaton such as Quang Binh or Hue... End of service.


Tour includes:

  • All transfer by private car with driver
  • 01 night in guest house in Cuc Phuong national park 
  • 03 nights at homestay in Dong Du village & Pu Mat national park
  • English speaking guide and local guide as guided time
  • Meals as indicated (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Motorised boat trip in Giang river
  • All entrance fees & permissions
  • Meneral waters & cool towels
  • Government taxes & service charge
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