Exploring the Flora and Fauna

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Exploring the Flora and Fauna
Exploring the Flora and Fauna

Phong Nha National Park is located in Bo Trach district and Minh Hoa District, Quang Binh Province. It’s known for the magnificent caves and the incredible geology, geomorphology and very diverse ecosystem. Visitors are often surprised by the beauty of the Phong Nha National Park.

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Beside the famous cave that became popular tourism sites such as Phong Nha cave, Tien Son cave, Dark Cave, Son Doong cave…, visitors can release themselves into the nature with and discover the large forrest and long rivers.

When visiting in HCM West – Trail and Victory 20 road, you can enjoy the mountain scenery of a the vast national park.

The Flora

The Flora
The Flora

96.2% of the acreage of Phong Nha National Park is covered by forest with moist evergreen forests and jungle. The vegetation here mainly consists of rock green cypress (Calocedrus rupestris) that are 500 years old and  unique in Vietnam. It is also home to 3 rare Jade Slipper Orchid species: Paphiopedilum malipoense, Paphiopedilum Dianthum and Paphiopedilum concolor. These orchids are at risk of extinction, therefore they area is being perserved as much as possible. When visiting Phong Nha National Park, visitors can also see ironwood, pine and other kinds of trees and flowers that grow in every corner of the park.

The Fauna

The Fauna
The Fauna

Beside the rare flora, Phong Nha National Park is home to 140 mammal species belonging to 31 families and 10 orders. There are many species in Vietnam and they have been documented in the Red Book and World Red Book. In particular, the rare animal species Ha Tinh langur, shanked Douc … that are currently at risk of extinction and being actively protected in Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.

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