Bu Gia Map is not only the important historical vestige during the resistance war against the U.S., sites associated with the fierce battle in the East South but also the eco-tourist attraction for travelers prefers extreme sports and wild nature.
Bu Gia Map National Park is the conservation of rare and precious species of fauna and flora rich in South-eastern region. The total area of 26,032 ha, in which the natural area is 21,476 ha, including 388 hectares of rich forest, 2,798 hectares on average forest, 1692 ha of poor forest, 5,064 ha and 11,434 ha of mixed forest of bamboo forest. National Park buffer zone covers an area of 15,200 ha including 7,200 ha and 8,000 ha in Binh Phuoc province of Dak Nong province. Before 2002, this area was the conservation areas, and then it was transferred into national parks by Decision No. 170/TTg November 27, 2002 by the Prime Minister.
Bu Gia Map National Park belongs to the lowlands of South Central Highlands with the highest mountain is 700 m above sea level. River systems including Dak Huyet, Dak Sam rivers flows along the border of Vietnam – Cambodia division, Sá Dak, Dak Song Rivers and Dak-Me stream. National Park vegetation is diverse and rich, organized immigration from many plants in the South East Asia. This is the place for the conservation of rare and precious species of fauna and flora and medicinal plants, and protection for headwater reservoirs of the hydropower projects of Thac Mo and Can Don, Soc sub-domain, for any scientific research, environmental education and ecotourism development.
According to survey results, there are 724 species in 326 limbs, 109 families, and 70 sets of 6 different plant sectors. In particular, the forest is deeply found with the character of primeval forest with the predominance of oil plants and their many legumes such as mixed rare hybrid, quartz parts, perfumed wood, rosewood and 278 medicinal plant gardens, including many types of semi-evergreen closed forest and tropical semi-evergreen forest type humid tropical half.
This is also the habitat of species of wildlife, including many species recorded in Vietnam Red Book as the sun bear, leopard, wolf fire, bull, bison, red head chicken, bear, elephants, black-footed scrub, etc. Because there’s bold primeval wilderness characteristics of moist evergreen forest, with deciduous forest oil, alternating bamboo forest trees, the park is home to many kinds of animals of the flexible pig-tailed monkey heads, monkeys, golden monkey, five-color langur, gray langurs …
There are 437 animal species, 73 species of mammals, of which 59 species recorded in Vietnam Red Book. There are 168 species of birds, 10 species are currently threatened with extinction, such as pheasants, great hornbill, pink, purple, zebra beak hornbill, peacocks, pink-gray bird nest. .. There are 30 species of reptiles and 12 species recorded in the Red Book. It has identified more than 200 species of medicinal herbs can do, such as monkeys, snakes, pythons, geckos, honey, etc.
Bu Gia Map National Park is the attractive ecotourism address for tourists who like adventure sports and wildlife.