Phuoc Binh National Park

Phuoc Binh National Park

Phuoc Binh National Park

Currently Phuoc Binh National Park (Ninh Thuan) has 513 species of plants and more than 240 species of animals belonging 91 families, 27 sets and four classes including animal, bird, reptile and frog, of which many are rare species listed in Vietnam and IUCN’s Red Book (2000).

Located 70km from Phan Rang – Thap Cham city in the northwest and at altitude of 300-2,200m above sea level, Phuoc Binh National Park in Bac Ai district (Ninh Thuan) is primary forest of high value in respect of natural landscape, biodiversity with many genetic sources of rare plant and animal characterizing for tropical ecosystem.

Wonderful nature of Phuoc Binh associated with legendary Pinang Tac rock and culture of indigenous GaGlai people, awaits the findings of scientists and visitors inside and outside the country.

Phuoc Binh National Park is mountainous ecology with various forest types such as evergreen humid tropical forest, broad-leaved forest and subtropical coniferous forest, coniferous forest, featuring typical dry forest type in Ninh Thuan.

Phuoc Binh National Park has a total area of ​​20,000ha, bordering the two provinces of Lam Dong and Khanh Hoa, including 10,000ha of primary forest which is strictly protected; 9,030ha of ecological restoration forest; 18ha of administration – services area.

Phuoc Binh forests offer unique natural habitats, typical of high mountain ecosystem with evergreen humid tropical forest, broad-leaved forest and subtropical coniferous forest, coniferous forest, featuring typical dry forest type in Ninh Thuan such as Pomu, Giang huong (perfumed tree), talauma wood, cardamom and dozens of orchids…

These are rare gene sources of high value in scientific research. Currently Phuoc Binh National Park (Ninh Thuan) has 513 species of plants and more than 240 species of animals belonging 91 families, 27 sets and four classes including animal, bird, reptile and frog, of which many are rare species listed in Vietnam and IUCN’s Red Book (2000) such as forest cat, java pangolin, flying squirrels, geckos, land dragon, iguanas, species of bird, python, snake.

Through research process, it is initially to collect 73 samples of 55 species of wildlife animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians, including 22 endangered species. Such number of samples is visually processed as demonstration of endangered value, diversity of fauna genetic resources of Phuoc Binh National Park.

Coming to Phuoc Binh National Park, tourists shall find the stillness of nature, visit historic relics such as Bac Ai rock trap on Gia Tuc pass top, which is associated with the name of Pinang Tac hero – paly bird of GaGlai population.

To Hap river flows all year round embracing GaGlai ethnic village. Mountain-side gardens offering delicious fruits all four seasons round are the treat to tourists coming to Phuoc Binh.

Phuoc Binh’s wine is famous for its delicious flavor by being kept with green forest leaf ferment and upstream water of To Hap River. The sound of Khen Bau – one of multi-sound airophonic musical instrument swirling with chpi trumpet somewhere on corn fields captivates the heart of many visitors.

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