Cuc Phuong National Park not only has rare species of trees, rich wildlife, but also a forest of butterflies that hibernate waiting to wake up. From April to May here, flocks of butterflies fly out to welcome the first rays of summer sun.
What month is the butterfly season in Cuc Phuong?
From the end of April to the end of May every year, after experiencing a wet spring of day-to-day rains, Cuc Phuong will enter the butterfly season with large flocks flocking here. the whole forest. This is also the most attractive time of tourism when entering the holidays of April 30 – May 1, many tourists from the North have chosen to visit Ninh Binh and Cuc Phuong National Park to admire these landscapes.
The flocks of butterflies migrating to Cuc Phuong are mainly white butterflies, in addition, there are also colorful forest butterflies such as phoenix butterflies, star fruit butterflies… The whole peaceful forest suddenly becomes brighter, like a picture full of flowers. The colors are woven by butterfly wings.
Butterflies perched in white flocks on the ground, flying around every step of the visitor. The butterflies at this time are like a hospitable host, taking every step to welcome the distinguished guests here. Experiencing Cuc Phuong forest in the butterfly season, you will be immersed in the fresh nature, admiring a magical picture of nature.
The butterfly season of Cuc Phuong forest is usually the beginning of summer. The weather is also drier at this time, so you don’t have to worry about insects and squeezing. However, you should go to see the butterfly season and sunny days of the week. Because weekends are often crowded with tourists, butterflies are afraid and scattered.
In Cuc Phuong, there are more than 400 species of butterflies with all different colors: red, orange, yellow, white and blue, etc. But the most popular is still the white butterfly.
Time of firefly season
Also during the butterfly season of Cuc Phuong forest, you can also admire the firefly season here. Every March and April, Ninh Binh embraces the magical beauty of thousands of fireflies, signaling a new firefly season.
There are 3 places you can choose to watch fireflies: Cuc Phuong National Park, Garden Gate Hostel, and Ho Mac area. In the evening, you will admire the enchanting space with millions of fireflies competing to bloom in the fanciful night.
Other great beauties in Cuc Phuong
Besides Cuc Phuong butterfly season, Cuc Phuong firefly season is also a time with extremely special scenery. Every March and April, Ninh Binh is immersed in a magical and beautiful space with thousands of fireflies, signaling another firefly season.
There are 3 areas you can choose to see the most brilliant and sparkling fireflies: Cuc Phuong National Park, Gate Garden guesthouse and Ho Mac area, in which Cuc Phuong is still the most ideal place. In the evening, when the dark night crept in the primeval forest, you will admire the enchanting space with millions of fireflies sparkling in the fanciful night.
In the area of Cuc Phuong National Park is the residence and living place of the Muong community, with unique and typical cultural features, such as stilt houses, terraced fields…
With many values of natural landscapes, diversity of ecosystems, cultural and historical values, Cuc Phuong has become an attractive eco-tourism destination for tourists.