Cuc Phuong National Park is located in Ninh Binh province, about 120 km southwest of Hanoi. This national park covers 25,000 ha. It is adjacent to 3 provinces such as Thanh Hoa, Ninh Binh, and Hoa Binh, so it is quite convenient to move here. Cuc Phuong National Park is a very suitable place for tourists who like to explore.
Which time is appropriate to go to Cuc Phuong National Park?
In fact, the appropriate time to go to Cuc Phuong National Park is in the dry season (from December to May next year) because at this moment, the weather is quite pleasant. Visitors should avoid going to Cuc Phuong during the rainy season because the road is very slippery at this time and there is a lot of leeches, which will affect visitors’ travel experiences.
Cuc Phuong National Park is a famous tourist destination of Vietnam
How to move to Cuc Phuong park?
To go to Cuc Phuong National Park, you can go by motorbike, bus or self-driving car. If traveling by private car, you will be more comfortable and you can go deep into Cuc Phuong National Park.
Overview of Cuc Phuong National Park
Cuc Phuong National Park is a nature reserve. This park has a rich flora and fauna system and it has the characteristics of tropical rainforests. Many highly endangered plants and animals have been discovered and preserved here. This is also the first national park in Vietnam.
It is true to say that Cuc Phuong National Park is a famous tourist destination of Vietnam. It attracts a lot of tourists every year. Visitors come here to discover rare fauna and flora, admire the beautiful natural landscape, participate in eco-tourism programs, study culture and history.
There are a number of tourist destinations in this park area:
Cuc Phuong botanical garden: This is an area built to collect rare plants of Cuc Phuong, Vietnam and the World.
Visitor center: it was built by AusAid and FFI organizations and it was also the first tourist education center established in Indochina. This is a place to visit and also a place where visitors make necessary procedures before visiting the forest.
Center for rescue, conservation, and development of organisms: Rescue, preserve and develop rare and precious wildlife species that are endangered in Vietnam.
Primate Rescue Center: It is responsible for rescuing and preserving individual rare primates
Pho Ma cave: Walking distance to visit Pho Ma cave from Yen Quang No. 3 lake is about 2 km long, you must prepare specialized shoes, drinking water and must have a guide of Cuc Phuong park.
Yen Quang Lake: This lake has a small island. There is one ancient temple on the island. This lake is the convergence of many water birds.
Silver cloud peak: it is the highest peak in Cuc Phuong forest with a height of 648m. Up to the top of the mountain, visitors can see the panorama of forests and plains of 3 provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa.
You can visit Cuc Phuong for 1 day, or if you want to experience and explore more fully, you can choose a trip from 2 to 3 days. Nearby Cuc Phuong has resorts, hotels, and motels for you to choose from.