Hanoi – Hoa Lu -Trang an – Cuc Phuong (2 days)

September 15, 2017 hoan le

Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night
Our guide: English speaking guide.
Visiting the UNESCO site of Trang An and cruising down the Trang An River by paddle boat. In the ancient former capital-city of Hoa Lu, explore the enchanting tombs and ruins. Undertake light trekking in the Cuc Phuong National Park; with an opportunity to learn about the local fauna.

Day 1: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Trang An

Your guide and driver will meet you at 8:am. You will then embark on a journey south for about 100 kms to Hoa Lu, the ancient capital of the Dinh and Le dynasties dating back to the 11th century. Having been eroded over the years, the dilapidated ruins have nearly been absorbed by the spectacular jungle, creating a mystical atmosphere that will be sure to set your imagination running. After lunch in a local restaurant you will continue to nearby Trang An, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its outstanding natural beauty and the scenic karst formations. These contribute to its reputation as being the “Halong Bay on Land.” Board a small boat and meander lazily down the peaceful river while passing through a series of caves, enjoying the sounds of soaring birds overhead and paddling along the crystal-clear waters of the river. Jagged limestone hills jutting skyward from the green rice paddies will be sure to bring out the photographer in you. We then return our homestay in the afternoon for a shower and dinner. Stay overnight at the very simple homestay.

Day 2: Trang An – Cuc Phuong National Park – Hanoi

After breakfast and 9:00 we will head up to Cuc Phuong National Park, where we will be taking some enjoyable trekking within the Park (insect and reptile spotting along the way), visit to the Botanical Gardens and the oldest forest in Vietnam, then after lunch in the National Park you have a small rest and free time to walk around before returning to Hanoi, arriving about 5:30 PM.
Inclusion: Transfer, guide, entrance fees, breakfast, lunch, local rowboat trip.
Exclusion: Visa, insurance, drinks, personal expenses, others not mentioned in details, tips are welcome!

ACCOMMODATION MEALS: Vietnamese foods. If you have any allergies, special requests or if you are on a special diet please let us know. We will arrange it for you in advance
What to bring: Passport, change of clothes (including long trousers- moisture wicking clothes are highly recommended), sunglasses and hat, toiletries, sunblock, insect repellent, torch/flashlight/head lamp, binoculars, proper hiking boots/trekking shoes, personal first aid kit and medicines, small VND notes for buying drinks. If you feel the need, a light sleeping bag is fine, and a cable lock for your bags is recommended. Before your departure, please make sure you read our “What to bring & tips” and other important notes for trekking and summer travel in Vietnam.
INFORMATION Experience: Trekking in tropical rainforests is very different then trekking in temperate or other forests. First, it is hot and wet. Second, leeches and mosquitoes are common. Finally, Cuc Phuong is located in an area with steep limestone mountains, so trekking can become difficult because of the sharp rocky.

Group 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax >9pax
Price (USD) 275 215 185 135

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 by Alex on Luxury car rental
Nice service

Tracy Pham handled my booking and was very professional throughout. It was quick and fuss-free, and she arranged a very spacious van to pick us up. Ride was comfortable, driver was great as well, recommend using their service if you're heading to Hanoi!

Very happy reliable service, easy to deal with Anna

I conversed with Anna via email to set up the transportation from a hotel in Halong Bay to Bai Dinh garden resort. She was responsive and stayed in touch the whole time. She provided driver name, car plate, and estimated time the day before pick up. The driver came on time and the car was clean and the usual.

enquiry about round trip fee

How much does it cost from hanoi to Thang Long Hotel(Ha long bay) ?

how about return trips?

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