Hoang Lien National Park

Hoang Lien National Park is situated at a height of 1,000m to 3,000m above sea level in the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range in Sa Pa and Van Ban districts, Lao Cai Province, and a partly belongs to Than Uyen District, Lai Chau Province.

With a total inner area of 29,845ha and a buffer area of 38,724ha, forests in Hoang Lien National Park are mainly primitive with a diversified system of fauna and flora. There are about 66 species of animals, of which 16 species in Viet Nam’s Red Book; 347 species of birds, 41 species of amphibians and 61 species of reptiles, including rare thorn frogs found recently.

 

Flora system is also diversified with more than 2,000 species, of which, 66 species are included in Viet Nam’s Red Book such as: green cypress, Nothotsuga, Podocarpaceae, red pine, etc. The flora in Hoang Lien is divided into different grades and layers. In the foot of the mountain range, there are cotton trees, jack trees with relatively high density, forming landscapes such as Coc Leu (Coc Gao), Coc San (Coc Mit), etc. From here up to the height of 700m are tropical belts with thick primitive forest sides, and interlace creepers. At the height from 700m upwards, there situated bare seeds trees layer such as fokienia hodginsii, including big trees with a height of 50 to 60m, having existed for hundreds of years. From the height of 2,800m, there are brushes of short bamboo with the height of 25-30cm, covering land surface. These trees, with bodies being bare and some leaves scattered, are also called phat tran bamboo. There are also some trees of species such as sedge, rose, and goldthread families growing among such trees.

 

 

With such diversified forest ecology, Hoang Lien National Park was ranked level A - the highest level regarding biodiversity value of Viet Nam - by Global Environmental Fund and has been recognized as ASEAN Heritage Park since 2006. Especially, this is also a place to reserve and keep many traditional cultural identities of ethnic communities in the inner and buffer areas of the national park such as the Mong, Tay, Dao, Giay ethnic groups, etc. 

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
ATI - Sa Pa Rose Valley Resort

Add: Village No.1, Muong Hoa Road, Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 056/ 3872 237

Phuong Nam Guesthouse

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 286

Sa Pa View Hotel

Add: No.41, Muong Hoa Road , Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3872 388

Buu Dien Sa Pa Hotel

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 244

Cau May Hotel

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 293

Fansipan Hotel

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 398

VPS Hotel

Add: Thac Bac, Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 389

Cat Cat Hotel

Add: 46 Fansipan St, Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 946

Victoria Sa Pa Resort

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 522

Forestry Guesthouse

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 8712 30

Amazing Sa Pa Hotel

Add: 7A Dong Loi Street, Sa Pa Town

Tel: (84-214) 3886 588

Hoa Hong Guesthouse

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 263

Sunny Mountain Hotel

Add: 10 Muong Hoa St., Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3787 999

Bamboo Sa Pa Hotel

Add: 18 Muong Hoa St., Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 075/ 3871 076

Ninh Hong Guesthouse

Add: 54A Cau May St., Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 334

Chau Long Sa Pa Hotel

Add: 24 Dong Loi St., Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 245

Orchid Guesthouse

Add: Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 475

Sao Phuong Bac Hotel

Add: 5 Ngu Chi Son St., Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3866 789

Muong Thanh Sa Pa Hotel

Add: 44 Ngu Chi Son St., Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3887 755/ 3887 766

Bamboo Sa Pa Hotel & Tour

Add: Cau May St, Sa Pa Town, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 075/ 3871 214

WHERE TO EAT
Bich Nhi Restaurant

Add: Sa Pa Dist.

A Quynh Restaurant

Add: 15 Thach Son St., Sa Pa Townlet, Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 555

Hoa Sua Restaurant

Add: Group 10 Thac Bac St., Sa Pa Dist.

Tel: (84-214) 3871 766