Cuc Phuong National Park - Amazing Ninh Binh

Cuc Phuong National Park

Cuc Phuong national park is one of the most, famous and largest landscape in Ninh Binh; and there is also one of the most important biodiversity sites in Viet Nam. It is about 22.408 hectares and far away from Ha Noi 120 kilometers of the South. It is deeply in the mountain chain Tam Diep, and has the land where become so habitual, beloved and mysterious with all of the visitors, both inside and outside.

Cuc Phuong National Park - Amazing Ninh Binh

It was founded July 7th 1962 according to decision No. 72- TTg of Viet Nam’s Minister, Cuc Phuong national park belongs to 3 provinces: Hoa Binh province, Thanh Hoa province and Ninh Binh province. With a lot of valuable and breathtaking landscapes, diversified ecosystem, great culture values and histories, Cuc Phuong have become one of the top attractive and renowned areas of travelling we can miss.

Cuc Phuong National Park - Amazing Ninh Binh

In order not to miss any beautiful place in Cuc phuong, let’s chose an amazing Ninh Binh tour and a great tour guide to discover not only Cuc Phuong but also all of the fascinating places in Ninh Binh. Now let’s find out how interesting Cuc Phuong is

Cuc Phuong National Park - Amazing Ninh Binh

Firsly, it is the diversity ecosystem of this place. With the features of tropical forest, its green, Cuc phuong has a vast amount of fauna and flora. As the nearest statistics, it is approximately 2234 types of high level trees and mosses, while, has 433 types of medicinal plants, 299 types of edible plants and lots of trees in the Red Book of Viet Nam. For the fauna, Cuc Phuong has 122 types of reptiles and amphibians, 66 kinds of fishes, nearly 2000 kinds of insects, 135 types of animals (while this place has a type of valuable and rare Delacour’s Langur which is beautiful and chosen to become the symbol of Cuc Phuong national park). With more than 336 types of resident birds here, specially, having many birds of own Viet Nam and Indo-Chinese area; because of that, Cuc Phuong became the ideal place with everyone having a passion for bird.

Secondly, there are Caxton landscape and a lot of significant archaeological values.

Here have many beautiful caves which keep vestiges of prehistoric men, they lived from 7.500 to 12.000 years ago. And, the place they lived is the caves such as: Dang cave (or another name is Nguoi Xua cave), Moong cave. In 2000, Cuc Phuong found out a fossil of the vertebrate animal and as the first result of the research of Viet Nam’s paleontology institute, this was the fossil of a type of the reptile which lived from 200 to 300 million years ago. It really has a great value for not only Viet Nam but is also the world, especially, for archaeology.

Thirdly, it is the cultures of this place.

A long time ago, Cuc Phuong was a resident and live place of Muong people community with the unique cultures and interesting customs, we can tell to houses on stilts, terraced fields, rice polishers, the beautiful types of the brocade; more specially, it is the festivals of Muong people. Coming here and experiencing the life style of them, travelers can understand thoroughly and feel the happy life while they are here.

Cuc Phuong National Park - Amazing Ninh Binh

Finally, there are the special cuisines of Cuc Phuong. We have to tell about mountain goat, pork of Muong people, mountain crabs, which are cooked in many ways and each method gives us a specially-difficult scent. Besides visitors can be also enjoyed the popular types of food, such as: rice, noodles, soups, etc which we can find mostly wherever in Viet Nam.

Coming here you not only can discover this mysterious land but also relax after your stress job. For sure, you will never regret when coming here.

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