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Cuc Phuong - Van Long: Escape city every weekend

The best trip for a weekend, discover nature and birding near Hanoi

Habitats Covered : Broadleaved evergreen forest, Wet Land, Rice field   

Accommodation : Comfortable Guesthouse at the Parks.

Destination : Hanoi - Cuc Phuong  Van Long  Hanoi

Duration : 2 days 

Bird leader : Bui Duc Tien or Xuan Thanh

The cost of the tour: Please contact us


Location & Bird Highlight

Cuc Phuong > Bar-bellied Pitta, Blue-rumped pitta, Ratchet-tailed Treepie,  White-winged Magpie, Pied Falconet, Red-Collared Woodpecker, White-tailed Flycatcher, Limestone Wren Babbler, Silver-breasted Broadbill, Red-vented Barbet, Rufous-throated Fulvetta, Black-browed Fulvetta, Eared Pitta, Fork-tailed Sunbird and Thrushes as winter visitors.


Van Long >  Delacour Langur, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, White-browed Crake, Asian Openbill, Yellow Bittern, Cinnamon Bittern, White-throated Kingfisher,


Day 1 (Saturday): Hanoi > Cuc Phuong

Leave Hanoi  at 6.00am  for Cuc Phuong national park (2,5 hours), birding whole day inside the park for Bar-bellied and Blue-rumped Pitta, Ratchet-tailed Treepie, Limestone Wren Babbler, Fork-tailed and Crimson Sunbird, Rufous-throated and Black-browed Fulvetta.

Meals: B/L/D.          Accommodation: Guesthouse of the park (Air-condition, hot shower and free WIFI)  

Day 2 (Sunday): Cuc Phuong > Van Long > Hanoi

An morning birding at Cuc Phuong then visit Edangered Primate Rescue Center, Turtle Conservation Center before leaving for Van Long in the afternoon. Take a boat trip for Delacour langur and some waterbirds at Van Long wetland nature reserved. Going back to Hanoi on late afternoon.

Meals: B/L.            Accommodation: None      


- Local Bird Leader speak English with Telescope     

- Vehicle with fuel

- Fee for cuc Phuong and boat trip at van Long

- Accommodations base share twin bed room

- Food and unlimited water for drinks

- Hide and mew worm for photographer

Excluded :

Travel insurance, drinks, sightseeing, Souvenirs, other personal need, tips for local services.