. . . considered to be one of Vietnam’s most beautiful and important nature reserves
Some of the 307 species of rare birds that you might encounter are the Silver-pheasant, Red-collared Woodpecker, Brown Hornbill, Bar-bellied Pita and so on. Cuc Phuong is also home to many different species of amphibians, insects, and reptiles, many of them endemic to Cuc Phuong and Vietnam. Some species have interesting characteristics such as the viper, green tree frog and stick-insects. The ancient forest contains almost 2000 species of trees where amazing and rare animals live including the Clouded Leopard and Delacour’s langur.
Almost 2000 species of trees, amazing and rare animals, including the Clouded Leopard and Delacour’s langur
After lunch in a local restaurant in the centre, drive 20km to the starting point of a trekking trail which leads 7km through the jungle. Visit a pre-historic cave along the way, where remains of human skeletons and stone tools have been found dating back as far as 7,500 years.