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Top 6 most beautiful forests in Northern Vietnam

Thanks to its rich biological system, many forests in Northern Vietnam have become ideal tourist destinations attracting a large number of tourists in Vietnam Customized Tours. The northern forests have wild and poetic beauty. These are ideal places for you to sightsee, take photos, or enjoy natural scenery and fresh air. Let's visit the top 6 famous beautiful forests in the mountainous region of Northern Vietnam!

Forests in Northern Vietnam

1. Hoang Lien Son National Park

- Location: Located in two provinces of Lao Cai and Lai Chau
- Area: About 29,845 hectares.
Hoang Lien National Park is extremely large with fresh air and lush green grass. This is also a conservation center for a variety of rare flora and fauna species. In 2006, Hoang Lien National Park was recognized as an ASEAN Heritage Park.

Hoang Lien Son National Park in Vietnam
(Hoang Lien Son National Park in Vietnam)

Hoang Lien National Park is located about 20 km from Sapa town center. From Sapa, you move across two passes, Hoang Lien Pass and O Quy Ho Pass, to reach. Climbing and trekking are activities that attract a large number of people who are passionate about exploration and adventure when coming to Hoang Lien. This will be an opportunity for visitors to admire the majestic natural beauty and enjoy the constantly changing atmosphere of four seasons in just one day.

2. Ban Ang Pine Forest

- Location: Moc Chau district, Son La
- Area: About 43 hectares
Ban Ang pine forest is considered by tourists as a miniature Da Lat of the Northwest. This place possesses wild, majestic natural scenery and attractive entertainment activities. This land also has extremely fresh and cool air all year round. Tourists can stay at the resort right in the pine forest with full amenities.

Ban Ang Pine Forest in Vietnam
(Ban Ang Pine Forest in Vietnam)

Famous as a highland region with stunningly beautiful flower seasons, you should choose to come here when the flowers are at their most brilliant (around January to March). Activities that you should not miss when coming to Ban Ang pine forest are camping overnight, playing games at Phoenix Park, experiencing boating on the lake, cycling to sightsee, visiting Chimi strawberry garden, ...

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3. Cuc Phuong National Park

- Location: Located in 3 provinces: Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh and Ninh Binh
- Area: About 22,200 hectares
Famous national parks in the North cannot help but mention Cuc Phuong - the oldest national park in Vietnam, established in 1962. Cuc Phuong forest ecosystem is extremely rich and diverse. This is a place with tropical rain forest so the weather is quite cool, becoming the habitat of many rare animals, typically the white-rumped langur.

Cuc Phuong National Park in Vietnam
(Cuc Phuong National Park in Vietnam)

Visiting Cuc Phuong forest in Vietnam Private Tours, visitors will see large ancient trees that are hundreds of years old and conquer May Bac peak at a height of 648m. At the same time, you will also visit the Muong ethnic village and visit archaeological sites related to the lives of prehistoric people discovered around the forest.

4. Ba Be National Park

- Location: Bac Kan
- Area: About 7,610 hectares
Ba Be is the largest natural lake in Vietnam with a system of lakes and surrounding national parks, which boasts a wonderful animal and plant ecosystem. There are an estimated 65 species of mammals and more than 1,260 species of birds. Ba Be Garden is both a large biosphere reserve and a flooded Ramsar site on limestone mountains, creating many interesting places such as Puong Cave, Ba Goa Island, Dau Dang Waterfall, Hua Ma Cave,...

Ba Be National Park in Vietnam
(Ba Be National Park in Vietnam)

Visitors to the national park can also trek through the green tropical forests or cycle around to see the panorama of Ba Be National Park. In particular, you should row a boat around the cool green lake to admire the scenery and feel the fresh air.

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5. Ba Vi National Park

- Location: Ba Vi
- Area: About 10,815 hectares
60 km west of Hanoi, Ba Vi is a perfect place for a weekend trip away from the city. This area often attracts the most tourists at the end of the year, when the weather is cool and pleasant, especially the blooming wild sunflower season, making Vietnam Private Tours extremely excited.

Ba Vi National Park in Vietnam
(Ba Vi National Park in Vietnam)

Ba Vi National Park is the most ecological area in Ba Vi with a rich and diverse natural system. You can't imagine that a national park has super beautiful virtual living scenes such as cactus greenhouses, Thien Son Suoi Nga, Ba Vi Ancient Church,... The park also has important historical significance and local spirituality- a shrine to the mountain god Son Tinh, built in the 11th century on top of Tan Vien.

6. Mu Cang Chai bamboo forest

- Location: Pung Luong commune, Yen Bai (about 20km from Mu Cang Chai town).
- Area: About 1 hectare
The bamboo forest located in Na Hang Tua Chu village was established more than 60 years ago, still maintaining its wild look, covered with the lush green color of hundreds of thousands of straight bamboo trees. This place has beautiful scenery and space just like the scene in swordplay movies. There is also another bamboo forest that is even older: the bamboo forest in Hang Sung village, Mo De commune.

Mu Cang Chai bamboo forest in Vietnam
(Mu Cang Chai bamboo forest in Vietnam)

The road to Pung Luong bamboo forest is a small road with a winding slope, relatively difficult to travel. However, once you have overcome this strenuous journey and set foot in the forest, you will see that all the hardships were worth it. Deep in the forest is a green picture with fresh air. The bamboo trees are straight and tall, making any angle beautiful to take photos.

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Vietnam's forest resources are extremely rich and need to be preserved. Protecting forests in Vietnam not only makes people's lives better, but also preserves destinations that make visitors enjoy a sense of relaxation and peace. Hopefully this article will help you choose the right place to explore and enjoy wonderful natural beauty with family and friends in Vietnam Customized Tours.


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