Visitors can immerse themselves in the great beauty of nature and explore the richness of the ecosystem in one of the 4 most majestic national parks in the Northeast listed below.
When it comes to tourism in the North, many people often consider the Northwest highlands and many places with fresh, wild and poetic scenery such as Sa Pa, Lao Cao, and Mu Cang Chai. However, the Northeast can be a space converging many majestic and equally splendid landscapes, especially the national parks in the Northeast. It has many ecosystems rich in wildlife and many tourist activities worth experiencing.
Ba Be National Park
Ba Be National Park is located in Ba Be district, Bac Kan province, in the territory of 5 communes of Khang Ninh, Quang Khe, Cao Thuong, Cao Tri and Nam Mau. This national park was established on November 10, 2022, with an area of 7,620 hectares. This place is the treasure of Bac Kan. In fact, the most prominent function is Ba Be Lake – the most important pure freshwater lake in Vietnam.
Ba Be National Park possesses a particularly rich ecosystem with more than 1000 species of plants and 80 species of rare animals. Surrounded by rocky mountains and primeval forests, this place is always cool and windy. Along with Ba Be Lake, visitors can go to many different places with special fresh and luxurious scenery such as Dau Dang waterfall, Puong cave, Hua Ma cave.
Ba Be delicacies can be a factor that diners cannot ignore. This land is steeped in the traditions of ethnic minorities in the Northeast, so there are many special dishes such as kitchen-guard pork, humiliation, and bitter shrimp.
Xuan Son National Park
Located on the vast Hoang Lien Son mountain range, Xuan Son National Park has a majestic but equally poetic beauty. The area of this national park is in Xuan Dai commune, Tan Son district, Phu Tho province.
At Xuan Son, visitors can enjoy all 4 seasons in 12 months in just one sooner or later. Depending on the time of day, the air here can be recent, hot and cold. However, the dry season from November to April is a particularly ideal time for visitors to enjoy the surroundings.
When visitors come here, they can learn about the interesting traditions of the mountain villagers and experience their way of life through activities such as brocade weaving, catching fish in the stream and cooking local dishes. . In addition, there are beautiful stalactite caves that have yet to be found by humans.
As a place of forests, streams and mountains, Xuan Son can be very suitable for visitors to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere while admiring the abundance of wildlife. Xuan Son National Park has more than 1217 species of plants and 365 species of animals. Among them, there are 46 species listed in the Vietnam Red Paper E-Book and 18 species listed in the World Red Paper E-book.
Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park
Established in 2018, Phia Oac – Phia Den National Park is located in 5 communes Thanh Cong, Quang Thanh, Phan Thanh, Hung Dao and Tinh Tuc city, Nguyen Binh district. 73km from Cao Bang city to the west.
This national park is likened to the “jewel” of Cao Bang because of the diversity of geology, stratigraphy and the richness of wildlife ecosystems. When visitors come to Phia Oac – Phia Den will benefit from the fresh air all year round for 12 months, which is very suitable for sightseeing. Moreover, in winter, visitors can also admire the white snow surrounding Phia Oac peak. It’s pretty much like Europe.
Different from winter, in spring, the forest flowers listed below are rich in variety with vibrant colors such as rhododendrons, hydrangeas and wild orchids. In addition to sightseeing, many people also come here to discover the traditions of the Dao, Nung, Tay and Mong ethnic groups.
Bai Tu Long National Park
Regarding Quang Ninh, people consider Ha Long Bay but ignore other stunning landscapes. Bai Tu Long National Park is located in Bai Tu Long Bay, Van Don district, Quang Ninh province. This place is formed from limestone mountains and vast valleys. It is home to many rare animals and birds of prey such as Burmese hawks, Japanese falcons, black hawks and fire warblers.
In addition, located in the space of the National Park is Minh Chau commune – where there is a pure white sand beach about 2km long, one of the beautiful beaches in the Gulf of Tonkin that tourists often come to relax.
In Bai Tu Long, visitors will mainly come to the beautiful wonders of large caves, diverse rocky islands and vast forests. Some attractions that attract tourists include Cai De cave, Ba Mun island and Bat cave.