25 National Parks to explore in Vietnam
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Ba Vì National Park is a national park located 48 km west of Hanoi, Vietnam. The park is 10,815 ha in area and is located in the Ba Vì mountain range. The park has rich and diverse tropical and subtropical species of flora and fauna. Ba Vì National Park is located in Ba Vì District of Hanoi and two districts of Hòa Bình Province, namely Lương Sơn and Kỳ Sơn. The Park is situated on a mountain range running north-east and south-west with its peak at Vua Peak of 1,296 m and Tan Vien Peak of 1,226
Bù Gia Mập National Park is a national park in the province of Bình Phước, Vietnam. The Bù Gia Mập National Park covers an area of 26,032 ha. The park has a 15,200 ha buffer zone area. Until 2002, the area was officially a conservation area. The national park is fed by numerous river systems, including the Dak Huyet and Dak Sam rivers. The headwaters of the hydropower projects of the Thac Mo and Can Don also lie within the park.
Mũi Cà Mau National Park or National Park of Cape Cà Mau is a national park in southern Vietnam. It is located in Đất Mũi Commune, Ngọc Hiển District, in Cà Mau, the southernmost of Vietnam's provinces. The park was established by the Prime Minister of Vietnam on July 14, 2003 on the basis of the natural preservation zone of Đất Mũi, a zone founded by Decision 194/CT, dated August 9, 1986.
Cát Bà National Park is a World Heritage Site designated as a biosphere reserve in northern Vietnam. The park is part of Cát Bà Island in Hạ Long Bay and is administered by the city of Haiphong. The park is located approximately 30 kilometres east of Hai Phong, covering about 263 square kilometres and comprising 173 square kilometres of land and 90 square kilometres of inshore water.
Cát Tiên National Park is a national park located in the south of Vietnam, approximately 150 km north of Ho Chi Minh City. It has an area of about 720 km2 and protects one of the largest areas of lowland tropical forests left in Vietnam. Parts of the park area suffered historically during the Vietnam War when it was extensively sprayed with defoliant herbicides. However, substantial further damage was done by logging up until the 1990s. To this day these areas have extensive bamboo and grassland
Côn Đảo National Park is a natural reserve area on Côn Đảo Island, in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province in coastal southeastern Vietnam. The park includes a part of the island and the surrounding sea. The national park is characterized by a diverse ecosystem. Many species of corals and especially the sea turtles, dolphins, and endangered dugongs are found here.
Cuc Phuong National Park is in Ninh Binh Province of Vietnam. Cuc Phuong National Park is Vietnam’s largest national park and one of the most important sites for biodiversity in the country. It is homes to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Visiting the park is a terrific opportunity to get a close look at Vietnam’s nature. The best time of the year to visit the park is during the dry season, from November to February.
Dong Van Karst Plateau Geopark is a geopark in northern Vietnam. It shares a border with China in the north. It is a member of the UNESCO Global Geoparks Network and Asia Pacific Geoparks Network, officially since Oct 3, 2010.It is located in Hà Giang Province, the northernmost province in Vietnam. It takes up most of the area of four of the province's districts . About 80% of the area of the geopark is covered by limestone. There are many huge mountains here, the highest one is Mount Mieu Vac.
Hoang Lien National Park is a national park within Hoang Lien Son Range, in the districts of Sa Pa and Than Uyên of Lào Cai Province, and part of Phong Thổ District in Lai Châu Province. It was one of the best trekking and safari places in Vietnam and also home to several wildlife also.
This is an ecotourism destination that visitors should not miss when traveling to Ninh Thuan. This park is one of the largest natural conservation points in Vietnam with an area of over 24,300 ha. This place has a diverse system of creatures that are typical to the tropical dry forest and cannot be found in any other parts of Vietnam.
Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng is a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site in Quảng Bình Province of Vietnam. The park was created to protect one of the world's two largest karst regions with 300 caves and grottoes and also protects the ecosystem of limestone forest of the Annamite Range region in North Central Coast of Vietnam.
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park contains the oldest karst mountains in Asia, formed approximately 400 million years ago. Riddled with hundreds of cave systems – many of extraordinary scale and length – and spectacular underground rivers. It is designated as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2003.
Phước Bình National Park is a national park in the commune of Phước Bình, Bác Ái District, Ninh Thuận Province, which lies on the eastern slopes of the Đà Lạt plateau in the transition area between three regions. Phước Bình National Park also contains the historic wartime battlefield at Pi Nang Tac's stone trap, wherein 1965 during the Vietnam War over 100 soldiers were killed. Pi Nang Tac led the guerilla army's battle to build an ambush stone trap. it is one of the great attractions in this pr
Pù Mát National Park is a national park in Nghệ An Province, in Vietnam's North Central Coast region. It is part of the Western Nghệ An Biosphere Reserve. The park covers an area of 94,804 ha, spreading in three districts of Tương Dương, Con Cuông and Anh Sơn of Nghệ An Province. Of the total area, the strictly protected area comprises 89.517 ha, and the ecological recovery area comprises 1.596 ha.
U Minh Hạ National Park or National Park of Lower U Minh is a national park in Vietnam. The park is located in Cà Mau Province. The park has an area of 82.86 square kilometers and was established on 20 January 2006 to protect the low wetland ecosystem in the region. Fauna and flora found here include mangrove, snake, turtle, bird, amphibian.