VN20E Emeralda & Cuc Phuong ( 3 days / 2 nights )
Hanoi – Emeralda Ninh Binh – Cuc Phuong National Park - departure
Day 1 Hanoi – Cuc Phuong National Park– Ninh Binh
Leave Hanoi for the Cuc Phuong National Park in Ninh Binh. On arrival, visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre. If time permits, take an optional visit to the Cave of Prehistoric Man before having lunch at a local restaurant at the headquarters of the park. After lunch, drive to Bong Station and take a walk through the forest where to witness the diverse flora and fauna highlighted by a backdrop of perennial trees. The 7km trail passes through giant trees to a 1000 year-old tree. Drive back to Ninh Binh for overnight.
Overnight in Emeralda Ninh Binh [Lunch]
Day 2 Ninh Binh – Dong Tam – But Cave Complex – Ninh Binh
Start your exploration with a leisurely bike ride (~5km) through paddy fields to visit Dong Tam Village. You may interact as well as take part in lunch preparation with the locals. Enjoy your lunch with the family. After lunch take a sampan ride through the But Cave Complex. Explore the dry caves as wells as the water caves. End the trip at Thung Nham dock. Drive to Emeralda Ninh Binh Resort.
Overnight at Emeralda Ninh Binh [Breakfast, Lunch]
Day 3 Ninh Binh departure
After breakfast, drive back to Hanoi or your next destination.