Hoang Lien National Park

Location: Hoang Lien National Park is located in the town of Sa Pa, the communes of San Sa Ho, Lao Chai, Ta Van, Ban Ho Sapa district; part of Van Ban district of Lao Cai province and Muong Khoa two, Than Thuoc, Than Uyen District, Lai Chau Province. Features: This is the ideal eco-tourism and in accordance with scientific research. From Sapa town, visitors pass through a ramp winding around 20km, visitors will come to pass, O Quy Ho - Hoang Lien mountain pass, this place is located in the National Park. Continue along the trail winding mountainside at an altitude above 1,000 meters over sea level, guests will cover all mountain scenery here - a vast forest with trees covered in sun iridescent strip intertwined ... it flickers in each flap azalea, forest orchids, flowering plum ... as are blooming together; the distance, the villages of ethnic equivocal through each thin mist ...
Hoang Lien National Park mostly virgin forest with a forest vegetation subtropical evergreen montane forest and a rich fauna, Hoang Lien National Multi dang.Vuon - one of the SUF importance of Vietnam with a total area of ​​29 845 ha core, including a high mountain system of Hoang Lien Son range, including 3.143m high Fansipan peak and the area is 38 724 ha buffer zone, including town Sa Pa, several communes in Sa Pa district, part of Van Ban district, Lao Cai province, and 2 communes in Than Uyen district, Lai Chau province.
Forest flora, where there are about 2,000 species of trees with typical wood such as serving military, linden, rhododendron, alpine-mu, forest plum ..., of which about 66 species listed in Vietnam red book such as green cypress, set sam, through bamboo, red pine, spare nails, spare chestnut ..., 32 rare species such as the green cypress species distributions in karst Ban Ho (Sapa) , red pines are found in Sa Pa (Sa Pa), species Hoang Lien Van Sam - Sam cold) distributed in the core area national parks (three plants are the main raw materials used to extract a variety of rare medicines) and hundreds of herbs such as: regular, independent, major park, royal links crow's feet, rhododendron, needle ... in addition, here we also find ancient fungus Ganoderma, bamboo Sapa - mainly distributed in the high mountains of China and Vietnam.
Besides a rich forest flora, fauna is also very diverse forest with 66 species of mammals, is common: black gibbons, hornbills, rugged cross, silver langur cheeks ..., of which 16 species are in the Vietnam red book; 347 species of birds such as eagles big spots, red crested pheasant, thrush gold mines ...; 41 amphibians and 61 reptiles, which, with rare species of frog in Vietnam spikes newly discovered.
With rich forest ecosystems so, Hoang Lien National Park is considered one of the centers of biodiversity in our country the most. In particular, it also preserved, preserved many traditional cultural beauty of ethnic communities living in the core zone and buffer zone of the national park; activities such as music and dance of the Mong, Dao, Giay with instruments such as pan, flute, trumpet, herd size; the residential architecture of ethnic as: The Hmong aloft, often lower floor and sheltered, mainly raw materials for wooden houses, home of Tay people in lowland areas should usually architectural floor, roofs made of reeds or straw, today has been replaced with tile.
Coming to Hoang Lien National Park, visitors are environmentally attractive ecotourism. Here; Guests will feel the moments assigned spring - lower - revenue - winter in just over 1 hour; sunbeams seen through the dense foliage each, through the mist coming down the carpet of lush grass; be watching the dwarf bamboo swaying clump whenever winds swept through ... all leave a deep impression in the tourists, but perhaps most impressive is still feeling the night to sleep on halfway up the mountain to enjoy yourself in the impressive nature of the Hoang Lien Son, hear the gurgling stream, the sound of a rushing waterfall flowing ... and the immense space, this vast, visitors felt so tiny . Besides, visitors can also participate in tours villages: come and stay always at the home of the nation, visitors will jointly host jobs in the family, the evening focused on writer community goods to cultural exchanges - cultural. Guests can also play the same people here traditional sports such as push sticks, archery, tug, walking on stilts ... or to visit the villages, rice mortars, terraced areas, the ... indigo cultivation of peoples. In particular, it also occurs League climbing "Conquered Mount Fan Si Pan," a national scale for the athletes at home and abroad. The organization of the award aims to introduce to friends domestically and internationally on Hoang Lien Son mountain range with peaks Phan Si Pang - the roof of Indochina, the resort introduced Sapa and Hoang Lien National Park - Garden ASEAN heritage.
Đỉnh núi Phan Xi Păng cao nhất Việt Nam nằm trên dãy Hoà ng Liên Sơn, nhìn từ thị trấn Sa Pa.                                 Ảnh: Ngọc Bằng