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Phu Quoc National Park, Kien Giang Province with rich flora and fauna

Phu Quoc is a very “hot” name right now. Because this place gathers all the elements from the forest to the sea along with the unspoiled beauty that is still preserved and especially to see it clearly, visit Phu Quoc National Park.

Phu Quoc National Park location

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Phu Quoc Island map

Phu Quoc National Park is located at Bai Thom, Phu Quoc Island, Kien Giang Province. The area is up to 314.2 km2, accounting for nearly 70% of Phu Quoc island area.

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The National Park includes: The territory of the North Island Nature Reserve. Ham Rong mountain area. Ganh Dau. Can Gate.

 

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A corner of the national park

From Duong Dong town (Phu Quoc) along Duong Dong – Ham Ninh route, visitors will come to Ham Ninh commune. From here, go up to the north for 10 km, you will reach the national park. This place is divided into 3 zones: the strict protection area occupies 8,603 hectares, the ecological restoration area occupies 22,603 hectares, the service and administrative area occupies 33 hectares. .

National park with rich flora and fauna

The national park has a rich flora and fauna due to its full range of terrains from forests and mountains to streams and the sea. This is a biodiversity center of the country.

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Forest of National Park Phu Quoc

The vegetation here includes many layers, from low to high, from small low trees to old trees (melaleuca, beans, pellets, oil sand, chestnuts…) in the primary forest area.

In addition, there are many other trees such as: Thousands of precious species of orchids ( comedy orchid, Beautiful Leaf Orchid, Mountain Amphibian, …) Other medicinal plants (Ha Thu wu, licorice, mandarin, …) Some other parasitic species (ferns, orchids, white cotton vines…)

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The fauna here is equally rich: 30 species of mammals, including 5 species recorded in the Red Book of Vietnam. 200 species of birds with 4 species recorded in the World Red Book. 50 species are closely related with 9 species recorded in the World Red Book. 18 species recorded in the Red Book of Vietnam.

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The marine ecosystem in Phu Quoc National Park also possesses a rich population with 100 species of hard coral, 20 species of soft coral and 62 species of seaweed and many other fishes.

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Coming to the national park in Phu Quoc, do not miss the opportunity to explore the top of Nui Chua – the “roof” of Phu Quoc with an altitude of 565m on the Ham  Ninh mountain range. Standing here, visitors can capture the scenery of the whole Phu Quoc National Park from the primeval forest to the sea. The green of the forest, the blue of the sea will all appear infront of your eyes.

Going deep into Phu Quoc National Park, you will see the image of streams pouring down from Ham Ninh range. The white water flows continuously day and night, contributing to the richness of the scenery, flora and fauna here.

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Visitors mingle with nature here

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The wild beauty is still preserved here 

Because it is preserved and protected, the sea here is still quite wild, for those who like to travel and explore, want to enjoy the beauty of the sea in the most “pure” way, this is an extremely suitable place.

Collected by Nguyen Viet Nghi

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