MAI CHAU VALLEY – CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK

Code
SBHN11
Tour route
Ha Noi - Mai Chau - Cuc Phuong
Duration
2 days / 1 night
Start/End
Ha Noi / Cuc Phuong
Tour type
City Breaks

Mai Châu 10

Enjoy a 3-day ecological tour of northern Vietnam from Hanoi. Visit the valley of Mai Chau and experience a cultural homestay with local White Thai villagers. Explore Vietnam’s largest nature reserve as you trek through Cuc Phuong National Park, which is home to over 2,234 vascular and non-vascular plants, 2,000 kinds of insects, 308 species of bird, 135 mammals, 122 kinds of reptiles and amphibians, etc.

Day 1 HANOI – MAI CHAU (Lunch/Dinner)

Mai Châu 16Drive to Mai Chau (150km) – the land of the White Thai people. Visit the massive Hoa Binh Reservoir, the Village of Muong Minorities on the way. In the afternoon, go trekking to visit Thai Minority Village at Ban Lac (Lac Village) to have more experiences on ethnic tribal life. Enjoy our dinner with Can Wine (precious wine of the local people) and special traditional music and dancing show by White Thai people. Stay overnight in Mai Chau.

Day 2 MAI CHAU – CUC PHUONG (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Cúc Phương 10In the morning, transfer to Cuc Phuong National Park. Upon arrival, visit the Visitor Centre, the Botanic Garden and the Endangered Primate Rescue Center, followed by a seminar on primate rescue, trekking to the Cave of Prehistoric Man (0.3 km walk). Continue to take a trek (6 km) to the 1,000-year-old tree (Terminalia myriocarpa) on a scenic trail. Stay overnight in Cuc Phuong.

Day 3 CUC PHUONG - HANOI (Breakfast/Lunch)

After the sounds of the jungle have lulled you to sleep in the safety of your mosquito net, you will awake refreshed and ready for another day of adventure. Hike to reach the Muong village and finally return to the main road. Drive back to Hanoi. End of the tour.

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