Ben En National Park

Location: Ben En National Park belongs to Nhu Xuan and Nhu Thanh districts, Thanh Hoa Province, 46km to the southwest of Thanh Hoa City.

Characteristics: The national park is the concentration area of the endemic species of erythrophloeum fordid with age of hundreds years old.

(TITC) - Located in the transition area between Thanh Hoa – Nghe Tinh Plain and Truong Son Mountain Range, Ben En National Park with a total area of 15,000ha is the complex of mountains, forests, rivers, lakes.



Ben En National Park owns diversified and abundant flora and fauna systems with 1,417 plant species and 1,460 animal species, of which many rare species are listed in Viet Nam Red Book such as parashorea chinensis, madhuca pasquieri, lophura nycthemera, nomascus leucogienys leucogienys, bear, tiger, etc.



Song Muc Lake

Covering an area of 4,000-ha, Song Muc Lake consists of 21 large and small islands covered by green forests. The lake has the giant bream type with weight of about 30-40kg. They are processed into many dishes, especially the delicious and nutritious dish of bream porridge. Besides, there are 8 tourist routes by boat visiting the islands in Song Muc Lake. The shortest route is 1.5km and the longest route is 8.5km.


In addition to lakes, islands and forests, Ben En also includes the limestone mountain range with many pristine and beautiful caves as Ngoc, Doi, Xuan Thai, etc. Surrounding Ben En area exists temples of Khe Rong, Phu Sung, Phu Na.


Activities for Visitors

To Ben En, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities such as camping, fishing, catching crabs, etc; to be immersed in dances and songs of Muong, Thai, Tay ethnic people; enjoy can wine, bamboo-tube rice, bitter leaf soup, etc.


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