After the wet drizzle of spring has ended, Cuc Phuong forest seems to wake up before the beautiful sunny summer days. These days, flocks of butterflies flutter under the sun, inviting each other to show off their colors on all the roads leading to the national park. Thousands and thousands of butterfly wings flutter and fly, painting a poetic and charming space like a picture. Cuc Phuong National Forest near Tam Coc Ninh Binh is located in the territory of 3 provinces and about 120km from the center of Hanoi to the southwest. This place is one of the large nature reserves, with an abundance and diversity of plant and animal species. This land contains many interesting things that surely anyone who loves nature does not want to miss once in their life.
Located in the heart of Tam Diep mountain range, Cuc Phuong Forest near Tam Coc Ninh Binh is the first national park of Vietnam with a total area of 22,408 hectares, which preserves the forest ecosystem on limestone mountains with the most biodiversity in Vietnam. The forest has many great trees with the age of several pythons to thousands of years, many trees with a diameter of several meters and a height of 40-50 meters. Not only the typical tropical rainforest flora, the forest is also home to hundreds of species of wildlife and thousands of insects.
Talking about the characteristics
Talking about the characteristics of the tropical rainforest, Cuc Phuong possesses a rich diversity of flora and fauna. With 2,234 species of higher plants and mosses, of which 220 are edible, 433 are medicinal plants and many are listed in the Red Book. The park is home to 122 species of reptiles and amphibians, 66 species of fish, nearly 2,000 species of insects, 135 species of mammals and 336 species of birds. Black-and-white-breasted langur is a rare primate with a very beautiful appearance, this is also the creature chosen as the symbol of Cuc Phuong national forest near Tam Coc Ninh Binh. In addition to the extremely bustling ecosystem, Cuc Phuong is also the convergence of many long-standing historical sites, many beautiful and famous caves known by many people: Nguoi Xua Cave, Con Moong Cave, Peak Cave. Silver Clouds, Crescent Moon Cave…
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