Excellent hiking opportunities abound in the park and you could spend days trekking though the forest. Popular trails will lead you to several ancient trees, caves and Muong villages.
Welcome to Cuc Phuong National Park
Established in 1962, Cuc Phuong is the oldest national park in Vietnam. Located only 120km southwest of Hanoi and nestled between the provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa, Cuc Phuong boasts an engaging cultural and wildlife heritage and enchanting scenery. Magnificent Limestone Mountains rise up majestically from the green rice-terraces and traditional stilt houses of the Muong hill-tribe. Covered in a dense forest, this landscape forms the habitat for some of Asia's rarest animal and plant species. It is no wonder that researchers, naturalists, enthusiasts and conservationists alike are drawn to this corner of the world. The ancient forest harbours over 2234 vascular and non-vascular plants, 122 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 135 species mammals, including the Clouded Leopard, Delacour's Langur, Owston's Civet and Asian Black Bear. There are also an incredible 336 documented bird species. Visitors in April and May should be blessed with the chance to see literally thousands of vibrant butterflies. Located on 2 limestone mountain ranges, the landscape of Cuc Phuong contains a wonderfully rich ecosystem. The rocky outcrops of Cuc Phuong form the site of valuable pale ontological and anthropological vestiges, including a fossilized sea reptile dated at 200 - 230 million years old, while the remains of prehistoric people who lived in the forest some 7500 years ago are also to be found in the numerous mountain caves. In earlier times, Cuc Phuong was home to the Muong minority people and to this day a few scattered villages around the park's periphery still house these interesting people and their unique culture. If you visit these communities you can still see their traditional stilt houses, waterwheels, bamboo rafts and brocade looms.
From Cuc Phuong we would suggest that you take a trip to Van Long, where you can see Delacour's Langurs in the wild, to Ngoc Son and Pu Luong Nature Reserve - all within easy access. Just ask us and we will set you on the right path.
CucPhuong's news and events
Chương trình bảo tồn rùa Cúc Phương (TCC) đang xây dựng một chuồng nuôi mới cho loài Rùa bốn mắt có tên khoa học là (Sacalia quadriocellata) nhằm đáp ứng cho công tác cứu hộ loài này trong tương lai...Read More...
Chương trình bảo tồn thú ăn thịt và tê tê (CPCP) vừa đưa nhà kiểm dịch mới với 12 chuồng đa năng có diện tích 123 m2 vào hoạt động, nâng tổng số chuồng kiểm dịch lên 32 chuồng, sẵn sàng tiếp...Read More...
In January, the EPRC received our first animal for the year, a Pygmy loris, (Nycticebus pygmaeus) being kept illegally in Hanoi was surrendered to us on the 11th of January. She weighed 660g and is good condition. Later in the month we received two...Read More...
Rùa Trung bộ có tên khoa học Mauremys annamensis (Siebenrock, 1903), thuộc họ Rùa đầm (Emydidae), có kích thước nhỏ, chiều dài mai tối đa là khoảng 28 - 30 cm. Mai rùa màu xám sẫm, yếm màu vàng hay da cam, có những...Read More...
The Endangered Primate Rescue Center (EPRC) is operated through a collaborative partnership between Zoo Leipzig in Germany, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Vietnam. The center was established by the Frankfurt Zoological Society in 1993 after...Read More...
- Hoạt động cứu hộ Rùa bốn mắt tại TCC
- CPCP đưa khu nhà kiểm dịch mới vào hoạt động
- EPRC activities for January and February 2017
- Nhân giống rùa Trung bộ (Mauremys annamensis) tại Cúc Phương
- ENDANGERED PRIMATE RSECUSE CENTER (EPRC) NEW WEBSITE www.eprc.asia AND https://www.facebook.com/eprc.asia/
Call : (+84) 915.666.916
or (+84) 987.709.857
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. ET
Saturday: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. ET
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( +84 ) 303.848.006
Everyday: 6 a.m - 10 p.m
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