Escape the bustle of Hanoi and enjoy a relaxing, peaceful tour of Cuc Phuong National Park and Ninh Binh. Take a boat tour through caves and visit stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora. You will visit the glimmering Bai Dinh pagoda complexes, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia. You will trek along the jungle in Cuc Phuong National Park. Tour is right for you if you are in love with nature and green.
Explore Ninh Binh and Cuc Phuong National Park
Visit Endangered Primate Rescue Center
Visit Bai Dinh Pagoda - the largest pagoda in Vietnam
Boating through caves and enjoy the beautiful scenery
Relax with a cooking class
Day 1: Bai Dinh Pagoda - Trang An boating - Cooking Class (B/L)
From 8:00 – 8:30, our guide and bus pick you up from hotel and start driving to Ninh Binh, on the way, stop for a short break to stretch your legs, you will visit the glimmering Bai Dinh pagoda complex, the largest pagoda, not only in Vietnam but also in Southeast of Asia. Scenically set on the foot hill of Dinh Mountain surrounded by amazing views of the exquisite river valley below and dotted and the limestone karsts dotted around which will take your breath away. This pagoda complex stunningly boasts an array of the most massive and magnificent architecture of Vietnamese tradition refined ever built that it takes a full day to explore all. So you will visit some of the highlights that owned the national: 500 stone statues of “La Han” (Arhats), 2 huge bronze bells, one weighs 27 tons, other weighs 36 tones and Three bronze statues of Tam The (50 tons each) then have buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisines in our restaurant.
In the afternoon, you arrive at Trang An Wharf – the most exciting boating trip with sampan boats through caves and visit stunning river surrounded by Limestone Karsts with rich fauna and flora. Then you come back to the bungalow restaurant for an interesting Cooking class how to make the local cake, time to relax, read books or swim before the dinner around 19:00, then enjoy the night there with bar opposite to the Pool.
Overnight at bunglalow in Trang An
Day 2: Cuc Phuong National Park - Hanoi (B/L)
From 6:30, welcome a new day with sunrise Tai Chi and a breakfast then bus pick up to visit Cuc Phuong National Park. Firstly, you will visit the langurs and the monkey, gibbons in the Endangered Primate Rescue Center, witnessing them in their natural environment. Here, professional staff protect monkeys and langurs from becoming extinct. The environment is kept as close to their natural habitat as possible. Afterwards, you enjoy a typical lunch at jungle restaurant, recommended by your guide. Take a trekking trip into the heart of the jungle come the afternoon. You will trek inside the jungle to visit the One-Thousand-Year-Old Tree and then The Pre – Historic man’s cave if we have enough time. In the afternoon, the bus takes you back to the highway to get on our bus back to Hanoi.
From 19:00, you are in Hanoi, we drop you off at your hotel, trip ends.
Note: Your itinerary can be changed due to weather conditions.
Pick up from hotel/stay in Hanoi Old Quarter to Trang An and Return
Transfer and tour guide to visit Cuc Phuong National Park
Overnight in Trang An bungalow (basing on twin sharing basis)
All entrance tickets to sites indicated in itinerary
Complementary bottles of water on bus, in bungalow
Meals as in dedicated itinerary (2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast)
Welcome drink, Cooking Class in bungalow
2 way electric car in Bai Dinh pagoda
Free bicycle during your stay in our bungalow
Sampan boat trips in Trang An sanctuary
English speaking tour guide during the trip
Beverages, tax, travel insurance
Pick up and drop off outside Hanoi Old Quarter
Tips, personal expenses & those not clearly mentioned above
THINGS TO BRING
Hat or cap, sun cream, camera, cash in Vietnam Dong
High boots for trekking in the rain forest, insect repellents