Cuc Phuong national park is the oldest national park in Vietnam. Located only 120km southwest of Hanoi and nestled between the provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa, Cuc Phuong boasts engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent Limestone Mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill-tribe.
Visit the famed temples of Hoa Lu, the ancient Vietnamese capital in Ninh Binh province. This full-day tour from Hanoi promises stunning natural scenery while you relax on a sampan boat ride down the Ngo Dong River, traveling from Tam Coc to three limestone caves.
This incredible day trip takes you through ancient land enriched with cultural and geographic wonders, that were recently world heritage site listed.
A complete North Vietnam experience. First admire the unique plant and wildlife at Cuc Phuong National Park, before spending an authentic evening at Ninh Binh. Your next day includes exploring the Tam Coc caves - heralded Vietnam's Halong Bay on Land.
Discover the rice fields and limestone karst mountains of Tam Coc and Hoa Lu on a 9-hour tour from Hanoi. Explore the ancient capital of Vietnam, and the temples of the Le and Dinh Dynasties. Cycle along village roads to experience local life up close.
Thung Nang boat-ride is a less-tourist boat rowing tour in between the rocky outcrops. The 90-minutes sampan boat ride is totally the highlight of the day. Then, enjoy a lovely bicycling tour on village's road to rice fields and visit a small stone temple, which is located in a stunning valley, on the ground of rice paddy and walled by karst formations...
The Perfume Pagoda (Chua Huong) is in fact a vast complex of pagodas and shrines built into the limestone Huong Tich mountain. From the middle of the second lunar month to the end of the third lunar month, it is the site of a very popular religious festival which draws large numbers of pilgrims.
Not only it is the nature reserve, Van Long wetland is a place with attractive landscape of limestone mountains. Van Long is known as “the bay without wave” because when going on a boat, visitors will see a flat surface like a big mirror. Watercolor painting is reflected by the strong sculpt of limestone. The morning sampan boat ride and the afternoon bicycling tour will totally offer you a memorable time.
Tam Coc is located in Trang An Scenic Landscape Complex which was recognized by UNESCO as a mixed natural and cultural property. Tam Coc is one of the most favorite spots in Ninh Binh thanks to its towering outcrops sweeping up from serene rice paddies.
Tam Coc Boat-ride & Cuc Phuong National Park Tour starts with two-hour sampan boat-ride in Tam Coc after your morning drive from Hanoi.