Discovering Cuc Phuong National Park


Phuong National Park is one of the must-see destinations in your Vietnam trip because of the pristine beauty of jungle forests. It is listed on top 10 national parks in Vietnam with high biodiversity and tranquil atmosphere of an uninhabited tropical area. Let follow us to discover amazing things in this stunning national park!

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About Cuc Phuong national park

Cuc Phuong National Park is far about 120 km from the center of Hanoi capital towards the Southwestern. With an area of more than 25,000 hectares, the park stretches through 3 provinces in the Northern Vietnam, including Thanh Hoa, Ninh Binh, and Hoa Binh. Depending on your location, you should choose carefully the most suitable way to access this place in the shortest time.

For a long time, Cuc Phuong National Park has become a world of plants and animals in the tropical forests. With many areas of unspoiled forest, the park is really an ideal home for thousands of tropical creatures to settle and grow. The park always becomes a favorite destination for visitors because of thousand-year-old trees, listed on one of the oldest trees in Vietnam.

Cuc Phuong National Park via Ninh Binh hostel

In different time, the destination owns a special beauty but the most attractive time is perhaps about from the end of April to the beginning of May. When the heavy rain of Cuc Phuong forests ends, thousands of butterflies gather in this destination, which creates a sublime picture for Cuc Phuong National Part. With the appealing beauty of many species of butterflies, the park often attracts a huge amount of tourists at that time.

Having a perfect condition of nature, Cuc Phuong National Park is chosen as one of best places for many conservation centers in Vietnam, where protect many indigenous species on the edge of extinction. The most noticeable sites for your trip is the rescue center for primates and turtles. 

Because of those factors, this destination is extremely a best choice for anyone who would like to discover the magic secret of nature. Not only for adventure lovers, a tour in Cuc Phuong National Park also extremely appropriate for families in order to broaden useful knowledge about wild nature for children.

What to do in there

If you are interested in labyrinthine trails, you can enjoy a trekking tour to explore the beauty of Cuc Phuong National Park. Or if you want to save time for your trip, you can choose a bicycle tour or a motorbike tour to travel directly to the center of the park. Despite different choice for Cuc Phuong trip, visitors certainly have unforgettable experience about the diversity of tropical creatures, the tranquil atmosphere, cool weather, and stunning landscapes at this well-known destination.

Along with the irresistible beauty of nature, Cuc Phuong National Park remains priceless values of history and culture. There are many vibrant proofs about the settlement of Vietnamese ancient people in the park such as the discovery of prehistoric man’s cave.

Trekking through the jungle forest, you also have a precious opportunity to learn about the unique culture of Thai people – an ethnic group in Vietnam. The small houses hide into the green forest. The simple life of Thai people expresses in their daily work or the attractive traditional dances are shown in their ceremony. All of those things bring to our soul more relax and serene behind the modern world in the present time.

Cuc Phuong National Park via Green Lotus Travel

The most suitable time to schedule a trip to Cuc Phuong National Park is from December to February. At that time, the Northern is on dry season and there is no dangerous flood sweeping through the forest. Besides, the rainy days also make it difficulty for you to explore the jungle forests due to high humidity and mosquitoes. 

Cuc Phuong National Park is a suitable destination for discovering the invaluable things of nature, history, and culture in the Northern Vietnam.

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