Exploring a wonderland of butterfly in Cuc Phuong national reserve

As girls, who do not wish to go to the fairyland, making friends with beautiful white butterflies? And now, I’ve realized that it turnes out not to be a dreamless dream. Because there is a paradise of butterflies that is very close to us.

Surely among us, everyone has seen mythical movies with the lands of fairy creatures living, where butterflies flock to the sky. As girls, who do not wish to go to the fairyland, making friends with beautiful white butterflies? And now, I’ve realized that it turnes out not to be a dreamless dream. Because there is a paradise of butterflies that is very close to us.

There is a world of butterflies in Cuc Phuong National Reserve

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About 120 km southwest of Hanoi, Cuc Phuong National Park is located in the territory of 3 provinces of Ninh Binh, Thanh Hoa, and Hoa Binh. Not only is it famous for thousands of year-old game trees or primate rescue center, Cuc Phuong forest has been well-known in the last few years for its specialty as butterflies flying in the sky at the end of spring and early summer.

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What is the best time to go?

The most appropriate time to visit butterfly season in Cuc Phuong is April and May. At this time Cuc Phuong is entering the dry season so it is sunny but not too harsh, the wind is blowing gently and you don’t need to worry much about insects. If you can arrange a weekday trip, it will be very comfortable because the number of tourists is not too crowded, and more time to relax with the butterflies.

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How to go to Cuc Phuong?

To travel to Cuc Phuong, you can choose to travel by motorbike or passenger car. If you go by motorbike, you can follow the direction of Phap Van to National Highway 1A, to Gia Khau intersection (Gia Vien district), then go along the highway 12 for about 30 km to the forest door. If you take a bus, from Giap Bat bus station, you take the bus to Nho Quan - Me. When you come to Nho Quan, you can continue the bus for about 10km to Cuc Phuong National Park.

Accommodation at Cuc Phuong

In Cuc Phuong National Park, there are 3 accommodation and dining areas: Garden gate, Ho Mac area and central area. All 3 areas have separate apartment or stilt house services for large groups at affordable prices.

You can also choose luxury homestays, motels, hotels or resorts near Cuc Phuong National Park below:

Tamcoc River View Homestay (Ninh Hai Village, Van Lam, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh)

Tam Coc Homestay (Kha Luong Village, Ninh Thang, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh)

Tam Coc Backpacker Hostel (Van Lam, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu District, Ninh Binh)

 

However, if only to visit the butterfly season, you do not need to stay overnight. So you just need to prepare enough drinking water, food and especially a good camera to record the magical moments there.

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