Weave through lush forests flanked by rugged karst topography, scope out tree canopies littered with chattering monkeys, and examine prehistoric artifacts found in caves as you explore the stunning landscapes and wildlife of Cuc Phuong National Park on this private excursion.
Meet up with your guide at your Hanoi hotel and enjoy the scenic drive out of the city, watching as rolling green hills and rice paddies unfold outside your window. Reach the entrance of the 54,857-acre (22,200-ha) Cuc Phuong National Park and hop out to start your day with a visit the Endangered Primate Rescue to see how trained biologists are aiding populations of golden-headed langurs, black crested gibbons, and lorises.
Fuel up with a tasty lunch and then continue on to take a 1-hour trek into the park's forested interior. Snap photos of limestone cliffs and keep your eyes peeled for a magnificent range of wildlife including flying squirrels, monkeys, and exotic birds. Let your guide point out native species of flora, like delicate orchids and massive ferns, and swing by caves where archaeologists have found manmade artifacts that date back thousands of years. Explore this intriguing sites and then head back down the trail to catch a lift back to Hanoi and your hotel.