4 Day trekking offers one of the most outstanding natural scenery in the North Vietnam, active travellers have opportunity to enjoy and explore the impressive nature beauty and culture richsess of Ngoc Son Ngo Luong Nature Reserve, the pictureque rice terrace paddy, magnificent limestone mountain ranges of Pu Luong Nature Reserve and visit one of the biggest National Park Cuc Phuong. Visitors also experiences in interacting and staying in Muong,Thai homestay tribes, enjoying traditional food, joining with Thai alive music performances. Trekking on the mix of good single track paths and undulating rough jeep trails, the views are stunning while we passed through villages and across lush rice paddy. Trekking through the core of Cuc Phuong National Park will expose the best scenery, experiencing the most diverse National Park in Vietnam with a huge variety of rare fauna and flora in the limestone mountain forest. The endangered Primates Rescued Centeris a perfect place to see many kinds of rare primates such as Langur, Gibbon and Loris all over Vietnam, many of them are under threat of extinction
Day 1: Hanoi-Cuc Phuong National Park- Khanh Village (-/L/D)
Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and we will depart from Hanoi to Ninh Binh (about 90km) and reach Cuc Phuong National Park at around 10:00. There you will be guided to visit the Primate Rescue – home of tens of ape and monkey kinds listed in the Red Data Book of Vietnam and the World.Then, you will move to Bong center before starting a trek through the forest (about 5-6hours/17km) to Khanh village. The natural landscape with thousands of wild plants and animals will make you more pleasant and relaxed. A picnic
lunch will be served before continuing your discovery tour.In the late afternoon, you will reach Khanh Village of Muong ethnic minority where you will dine with locals and stay overnight at stilt-house.
Day 2: Khanh Village –Ngoc Son Ngo Luong Nature Reserve – Mon Village (B/L/D)
Waking up in the early morning with tranquil village atmosphere and having breakfast with your homestay host family and continue the trekking tour early at about 7:00. Your second day trip will start by a 3.5km raft trip along Buoi River. After that you will trek 12km from Khuong Village to Mon Village along the poetic stream to reach terraced rice fields and Muong ethnic villages and have lunch on the way at Thuong Village with forest specialties . Arrive at Mon village, you’ll enjoy relaxing time and local dishes will be served for your dinner. Overnight at home-stay in Mon Village
Day 3: Mon - Sat Thuong village (B/L/D)
Let the mountainous cool air and birds’ songs wake you up early to enjoy peaceful atmosphere and nutritious breakfast to start another trekking day along the stream to visit Sat Thuong Village.On the way to Sat Thuong, you will see fascinating hill tribes and be captivated by the pristine landscapes and understand further about the intense relationship between the locals and their land. Arriving at SatThuong Village, you will check-in a stilt-house for night. The slow pace of life in this region will bring you unforgettable peaceful memories. The locals are friendly and welcoming, allowing you a chance to better understand their practices and learn about their life.
Day 4: Sat Thuong – Mu Village -Hanoi (B/L/D)
On the last day of our Vietnam discovery tour, we will embark on a trek to Mu Village. Stop and enjoy the lovely view at Mu waterfall before having lunch at the center of Ngoc Son – Ngo Luong. Take a rest and then get on car to come back Hanoi.Our trekking tour in the bottom area of Northwest Vietnam ends at around 18:00 in Hanoi, see you next tour
v English speaking cycling guide ( other languages upon requests)
v Accommodations are based on double/ twin occupancy
v Private Eco homestay village based on size of group
v Meals details in itineraries ( 3 breakfast, 4 lunches, 3 dinners)
v Van or bus transfer on the first day and the last day
v Truck supported and carry luggage to homestay each day.
v Sightseeing excursions as outlined itineraries
v First aid kit
v Cold water box, small fresh towel.
v Mineral water for drinking
v Support crew to supply picnic lunches and water on trekking day, prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner in trekking.
v Local trekking guide
What is not included
v International airfare
v Travel insurance
v Items of personal nature
v Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks in meals
v Mineral water beyond that supplied
v Optional excursions
v Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
v Personal expenses such as telephone, laundry bills.
v Visa fee
v Departure tax
v Tip for team and guide