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Posted By : Threeland Travel / Ninh Binh -Travel Tips

Ninh Binh is one of the famous tourist lands. This place stands out with places such as Bai Dinh pagoda, Hoa Lu ancient capital, King Dinh temple, King Le temple, etc. In addition to the historical and heritage sites of Vietnam in Ninh Binh. There is a National Park named Cuc Phuong which is extremely famous. It can be said that the journey to visit Cuc Phuong forest will take you to discover an extremely attractive natural system. If you are planning a Ninh Binh tour but still do not know much about Cuc Phuong travel experience.


The following article will be a great guide for you to experience the camping and trekking tour of Cuc Phuong National Park!

Where is Cuc Phuong forest?

Few people know that Cuc Phuong National Park (also known as Cuc Phuong forest, Cuc Phuong tourist area) is the first national park in Vietnam. Is a special-use forest located on the territory of 3 provinces: Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh. The total area of ​​Cuc Phuong forest is 22,408ha.

Cuc Phuong National Park is home to many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna. In addition, this place is also associated with the form of eco-tourism that attracts a lot of tourists to visit and experience.


Cuc Phuong National Park has an extremely rich and diverse flora and fauna population with 2,234 species of higher plants and mosses, including 433 species of medicinal plants, 229 species of edible plants, many species are listed in the book. Vietnamese red.

Characterized by tropical rainforest, visiting Cuc Phuong forest during Ninh Binh tour, you will admire the magnificent beauty of this place along with many interesting things. Like huge old trees, rich vegetation and unique animals such as white butterfly, pheasant, langur, leper monkey...

When is the best time to visit Cuc Phuong, Ninh Binh?

The most suitable time to come to Cuc Phuong National Park is in the dry season (from December to May), at this time the weather in the forest is very cool. Avoid going in the rainy season because at this time the road is slippery as well as there are a lot of mosquitoes and squeezes, which will affect the travel experience.


May is a great time to visit Cuc Phuong forest. This is the time when butterflies in the forest are in full bloom.. With the number of individuals that can be up to millions, they are racing to show off the sky, making this place like a beautiful "butterfly forest" like in a fairyland. You will not be disappointed when choosing the Ninh Binh package tour.

Ticket price to visit Cuc Phuong forest


Adult: 60,000 VND/person
Children: 20,000 VND/person
Children under 5 years old: 10,000 VND/person

Some information you need to keep in mind:


The above fare is only the entrance ticket.
Ticket price does not include tourist services in Cuc Phuong forest.
The cost of renting a car, boat, meals, renting a tour guide, etc. is charged separately.
For students, students. You will need to present documents to be able to purchase the discounted rate.

What's attractive about visiting Cuc Phuong forest?

Review of Ninh Binh package tour from many tourists shows that Cuc Phuong forest is a very worthwhile tourist destination, especially for those who love nature. Here are the must-try activities when coming to Cuc Phuong National Park.

Visiting conservation centers


Here you will be "satisfied" before the collection of rare plants of Cuc Phuong, Vietnam and the world. The route is easy to navigate, about 3 km on foot. In addition, in the forest, there is a center for rescue, conservation and development of creatures with many rare species of flora and fauna that are in danger of extinction.

In addition, do not miss the Cuc Phuong Primate Rescue Center with many types such as Lao langur, black langur, gray-shanked douc langur...). Surely the journey to explore the conservation centers will bring you many unique experiences in the Ninh Binh 2 day tour.

Cuc Phuong Museum

The museum is a place to store and preserve samples such as: insects, butterflies, animals, birds... With more than 50 archaeological samples, many of which are dated millions of years ago will be brought to you. lots of useful knowledge.

The museum in Cuc Phuong National Park currently has 122 soaked specimens, 2900 insect samples and more than 12,000 plant specimens, 82 animal samples (bears, leopards, monkeys, langurs)...

Clothes' of prehistoric caves


If you want to know what prehistoric caves are like, let's explore right away when choosing the Ninh Binh tour!

The ancient cave is famous for the traces of life of prehistoric people. Entering the cave, you will learn about the unique culture of human ancestors.
Con Moong Cave: Reviewed as wide and long with 2 caves. The cave is located in Thanh Hoa province, surrounded by green forests and diverse ecosystems. This is where prehistoric people used to live and hunt.
Mang Chien Cave: This is the place to store the remains of ashes and buried bones of prehistoric people.
In addition, this famous National Park of Ninh Binh also has many other caves such as: Thuy Tien cave, Pho Ma cave, Son Cung cave…

Check-in at the hundred-year-old trees


Not only owning a large area, this place also has many old trees with a "terrible" lifespan. You can come to check-in, discover things such as: a thousand-year-old chi tree, ancient crocodile tree, ancient log tree... When you learn about the height, diameter and size of the roots, you will surely be surprised.

According to the share of backpackers, Cuc Phuong forest tourist area has trees up to 70 m high, straight and round, or 45 m tall, about 5 m in diameter, it takes 20 people to hug them all... A place interesting in Ninh Binh tours from hanoi.

Climbing the top of the silver cloud


Many tourists coming here love to conquer the highest mountain in Cuc Phuong forest with an altitude of 648m. Standing from the top, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the forest and plains of 4 districts in 3 provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa. Visitors should note that the route has many rocky slopes and requires a guide to accompany. To climb the top of silver clouds safely and have many experiences, what are you waiting for without booking a Ninh Binh package tour?

What should you do when traveling to Cuc Phuong forest in Ninh Binh?

With fresh air and diverse nature, this tourist destination is a great destination for weekends or holidays to balance your life.

Cycling around the forest

Cycling in the forest will give you a feeling of relaxation, lightness, walking while enjoying the cool air, completely different from the noisy and busy place. Moreover, being in harmony with nature, you also have the opportunity to encounter animals here.



Boating activities in the National Park always attract many tourists. You can paddle on Mac Lake and Yen Quang Lake. An activity not to be missed in the Ninh Binh tour.

Walking and virtual living in the primeval forest

Cuc Phuong has many walking routes in the forest. Please choose the route that is right for you. However, the tour requires an accompanying guide. If you want to camp overnight, go to Ngoc Son conservation area, Pu Luong conservation area!

See wildlife at night

Cuc Phuong forest tourist area also often organizes nighttime wildlife viewing programs. In this program, you will see some animals such as deer, flying squirrel, black squirrel, loris and some small carnivores...

Camping in Cuc Phuong forest


Organizing a picnic in the forest is also an interesting activity. You can camp in the central area of ​​the garden, which is Bong hamlet. In addition, with flat areas under the trees you can also set up camp. If you camp in Cuc Phuong forest and leave during the day, there is no charge. But if you stay overnight, someone will come to collect money for each tent.


Above is the entire Cuc Phuong travel experience that you should know. If you want to experience camping and trekking tours in Cuc Phuong Forest National Park. Then do not hesitate to choose for yourself an attractive Ninh Binh tour in Threeland Travel!