NATIONAL PARKS IN VIETNAM

  17/08/2016

NATIONAL PARKS IN VIETNAM

          Vietnam is a beautiful country, a lot of scenic beauty,  home to many rare and precious genetic resources of plants, animals and insects in the world. Where the heaven and earth meet and create the myth of truly Vietnam.

        If you are nature lovers, you want to get engaged in many outdoor activities and you really take part in wild – adventure trips in your country and now for Vietnam, what would you do ? As a native guide, I’ll help you get your options list the deserving national parks in North – Centre - South of Vietnam. If you plan your schedule carefully with our guide, you absolutely get the trip truly fantastic. National parks in Vietnam are natural deserving areas ratified by government’s laws and regulations in order to protect genetic resources of plants and rare animals. Vietnam is always proud of having top ten bio-diversity in the world. National park in Vietnam as a title officially recognized by Government of Vietnam by decree. Normally, the park is located on the territory of several provinces and cities will be managed by Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and if it is located only on territory of one province or city, will be managed by People’s committee of that province/ city.  After reform and opening of country, Vietnam is one of the leading developing countries in the world. The country towards the future, many achievements gained but lot of loss.       Deforested areas, destroyed ecosystems caused by speedy economics without protection measures. Faced with natural disasters and risks of losing the rare genetic resources of plants, animals, insect, as well as edemic bioatmosphere, steped into 1996, Vietnam government decided to  set up the first national park as a symbol of nature protection carried out by country and the citizens as a whole. The first milestone was proved for success of this projection and decree is Cuc Phuong National Park, located at territory of 3 provinces: Ninh Binh, Thanh hoa and Hoa Binh. From then on, Vietnam set up more and more regional wildlife conservation in the country . Vietnam currently has 30 national parks with a total area of national parks around 10350.74 km² (620.10 km² of which is sea level), representing approximately 2.93% of the land territory.

       Figures shown in august 2015, there are total 31 national parks in Vietnam, including: Ba BểBái Tử LongHoàng LiênDu Già-Cao nguyên đá Đồng Văn. Tam ĐảoXuân SơnBa VìCát BàXuân ThủyCúc PhươngBến EnPù MátVũ QuangPhong Nha-Kẻ BàngBạch MãNúi ChúaBidoup Núi BàPhước BìnhChư Mom RayChư Yang SinKon Ka KinhYok ĐônLò Gò-Xa MátTràm ChimMũi Cà MauU Minh HạU Minh ThượngPhú QuốcCôn Đảo.

         If travelling on North Vietnam, some famous national parks are strongly recommended on travel forums: Ba Be (can join tour on Babe lake, is a largest natural freshwater in Vietnam, really beautiful and tranquil for ecotourism); Hoang Lien Son (Sapa town – a well-known travel spot is located there. Tourists can join trekking tours around ethinic villages or conquering Fansipan peak on foot or cabble car (recently used) and of course, Cuc Phuong is a very destination should be done in your list. Besides, if choosing somewhere nearer in diameter under 100km from Hanoi centre, tourists also come to Ba Vi or Tam Dao (all are really interesting places for relaxed and enjoyed tours).  Many national parks, each of them characterized by different features, unique and attractive. If going to Centre or South of Vietnam, you can look more for advices on guidebook or internet forums. Anything is ready for anyone who loves nature and dares to face challenges. Vietnam Travel Heaven – your most trusted partnership !

                     LIST OF NATIONAL PARKS IN VIETNAM

(Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_parks_of_Vietnam)

 

Region

Name

Year established

Area
(ha)

Location

Northwest

Hoàng Liên

2002

29,845

Lào CaiLai Châu

Northeast

Ba Bể

1992

7,610

Bắc Kạn

Northeast

Bái Tử Long

2001

15,783

Quảng Ninh

Northeast

Xuân Sơn

2002

15,048

Phú Thọ

Northeast

Tam Đảo

1996;

36,883

Vĩnh PhúcThái Nguyên,Tuyên Quang

Red River Delta

Ba Vì

1991

10,815

Hà Nội

Red River Delta

Cát Bà

1986

15,200

Hải Phòng

Red River Delta

Cúc Phương

1994

22,200

Ninh BìnhThanh Hóa,Hòa Bình

Red River Delta

Xuân Thủy

2003

7,100

Nam Định

North Central Coast

Bến En

1992

14,735

Thanh Hóa

North Central Coast

Pù Mát

2001

91,113

Nghệ An

North Central Coast

Vũ Quang

2002

55,029

Hà Tĩnh

North Central Coast

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng

2001;

85,754

Quảng Bình

North Central Coast

Bạch Mã

1991

22,030

Thừa Thiên–Huế

South Central Coast

Phước Bình

2006

19,814

Ninh Thuận

South Central Coast

Núi Chúa

2003

29,865

Ninh Thuận

Central Highlands

Chư Mom Ray

2002

56,621

Kon Tum

Central Highlands

Kon Ka Kinh

2002

41,780

Gia Lai

Central Highlands

Yok Đôn

1991

115,545

Đắk Lắk

Central Highlands

Chư Yang Sin

2002

58,947

Đắk Lắk

Central Highlands

Bidoup Núi Bà

2004;

64,800

Lâm Đồng

Southeast

Cát Tiên

1992

73,878

Đồng NaiLâm Đồng,Bình Phước

Southeast

Bù Gia Mập

2002

26,032

Bình Phước

Southeast

Côn Đảo

1993

15,043

Bà Rịa–Vũng Tàu

Southeast

Lò Gò-Xa Mát

2002

18,765

Tây Ninh

Mekong Delta

Tràm Chim

1994

7,588

Đồng Tháp

Mekong Delta

U Minh Thượng

2002

8,053

Kiên Giang

Mekong Delta

Mũi Cà Mau

2003

41,862

Cà Mau

Mekong Delta

U Minh Hạ

2006

8,286

Cà Mau

Mekong Delta

Phú Quốc

2001

31,422

Kiên Giang
 

 

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