3-Day Ecological Trek: Cuc Phuong National Park & Mai Chau

3-Day Ecological Trek: Cuc Phuong National Park & Mai Chau

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Pick-up and drop-off service is provided to hotels located within Hanoi Old Quarter.

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What You'll Do
  • Visit Vietnam's oldest nature reserve at Cuc Phuong National Park
  • Meet the primates of the Endangered Primate Rescue Center
  • Trek through dense jungle
  • Discover the Cave of Prehistoric Man, where ancient Vietnamese lived nearly 7500 years ago
  • Observe the traditional lifestyle of local ethnic groups
  • Engage in a unique village experience and cultural homestay
Enjoy a 3-day ecological tour of northern Vietnam from Hanoi. Explore Vietnam’s largest nature reserve as you trek through Cuc Phuong National Park. Visit the valley of Mai Chau and experience a cultural homestay with local Muong villagers.
What to Expect
This 3-day ecological trekking tour from Hanoi takes you to Cuc Phuong National Park and the valley of Mai Chau in northern Vietnam. The trek includes a unique homestay experience with the local Muong community. Fees generated from visits to the area help protect the park's wildlife and improve the local economy, making this trek a true ecological and community support tour for those who wish to travel actively and responsibly.

Cuc Phuong National Park is Vietnam’s largest national park and one of the most important sites for biological research in the country. The ancient forest of Cuc Phuong contains almost 2000 species of trees, as well as an amazing variety of rare animals. At the park's Endangered Primate Rescue Center, you will be able to see two of the rarest primate species in the world: the critically endangered Delacour and Cat Ba langurs.

The breathtaking valley of Mai Chau is endowed with pristine mountain scenery, fanciful grottoes, rocky streams, and impressive waterfalls. Here you will experience the traditional daily life of ethnic minority groups as well as you enjoy an overnight homestay, granting you a truly unique experience of Vietnam.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park (Meals: L, D)
In the morning, transfer to Cuc Phuong National Park from Hanoi. Upon arrival, visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Center. Then trek through the jungle valley to see a 1000-year-old tree and enjoy the beautiful flora and fauna. Visit the Cave of Prehistoric Man. Continue to a village occupied by the Muong ethnic people, one of the largest of Vietnam’s ethnic groups. Overnight in Cuc Phuong National Park.

Day 2: Cuc Phuong – Mai Chau (Meals: B, L, D)
After breakfast, say good bye Cuc Phuong and transfer to Mai Chau, a beautiful area, and most people here are ethnic White Thai. Arrive in Mai Chau, local lunch then trekking to visit Lac village and Poom Coong village to experience their local lifestyle (Biking trip available upon request). Overnight home-stay in the village.

Day 3: Mai Chau – Hanoi (Meals: B, L)
Wake up at the homestay and enjoy breakfast. After breakfast, trek to 1000-Step Cave and visit a local market.

Enjoy lunch at the homestay then transfer to Hanoi at the end of the day, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
  • Lodge and home-stay accommodation
  • Full board meals
  • Tour activities as mentioned avove
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
What's Not Included
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional food and beverages
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities

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