DAY 1: HANOI NINH BINH CUC PHUONG NATIONAL PARK (L,D)
8.00 AM, Depart from Hanoi by private vehicle to Cuc Phuong National Park. Visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre to learn about the important work being done to help protect the endangered species of the park. After lunch in the park restaurant, take a 2-hour trek through the old rainforest. Overnight in the guesthouse within the park.
DAY 2: CUC PHUONG HOA LU TAM COC HANOI (B,L)
After breakfast, head to the historic capital of Vietnam Hoa Lu and the famous ancient temples of Dinh & Le dynasties. Then continue to Tam Coc (12km) for lunch.
After lunch, a sampan boat journey (1 hour) in Tam Coc the heart of Inland Halong Bay. Take in the beauty of the karsts formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone.
Stop for a short rest near a small shrine before returning to the dock (1 hour). Totally, you have 2 hours on the sampan boat. Then drive back to Hanoi.