Van Long Nature Reserve

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Van Long Nature Reserve is located in Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province, about 90 kilometers from Hanoi to the south. Van Long is considered as the largest natural reserve of wetlands in Vietnam. With an area of 3000 hectares, Van Long nature reserve has 32 beautiful grottoes. Some of these are Ca Grotto, Bong Grotto, […]

Van Long Nature Reserve is located in Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province, about 90 kilometers from Hanoi to the south. Van Long is considered as the largest natural reserve of wetlands in Vietnam.

With an area of 3000 hectares, Van Long nature reserve has 32 beautiful grottoes. Some of these are Ca Grotto, Bong Grotto, Rua Grotto, Chanh Grotto, each grotto has an unique beauty. Known as the most beautiful grotto, Ca Grotto has 250 meters length, 8 meters height and 10 meters width. Its ceiling is stalactites with strange shapes like animal, fish, etc. According to legend, ancient people used to catch a fish with 45 kilograms weight, which is origin to form the name “ Ca Grotto”

In the Van Long forest, there are 457 species of higher plants. In particular, 8 species has been recorded in Vietnam Red list. Among 39 species of animals, 12 species is considers as rare animals such as white shorts langur boasted largest number in Vietnam, in turn, chamois, Bengal slow Loris, Asian black bear, stump-tailed macaque, etc. In the species recorded in Vietnam List, it contains king cobra, water monitor, oriental Rat snake, lizards…

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