The Hanoitimes - The Na Hang – Lam Binh Nature Reserve possesses many scientific values and needs the local administration and people to advance efforts to protect and promote it as a magnet for tourists.
On October 14, the Na Hang – Lam Binh Nature Reserve in the northern province of Tuyen Quang has been recognized as a national tourist site at a ceremony in Na Hang district, Vietnam News reported.
The 61,300-ha nature reserve stretches across 14 communes and townships of Na Hang and Lam Binh districts. It lies amid a remote jungle along the banks of Gam River and Nang River.
Na Hang – Lam Binh Nature Reserve. baotuyenquang.com.vn
The reserve is renowned for magnificent caves and a diverse ecosystem with nearly 1,200 endangered flora and fauna species. Besides the value of biodiversity, the nature reserve is home to various tourist attractions, including Thuong Lam area with 99 legendary mountains dubbed “Ha Long Bay on land amidst mountains and forests”, Na Chao and Pac Khoang caves, and waterfalls of Pac Ban, Pac Hau and Khuoi Nhi.
The Na Hang – Lam Binh Nature Reserve has many kinds of science values and urged the local administration and people to advance efforts to protect it and to promote it as a magnet for tourists, according to Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Dang Thi Bich Lien.
Lien urged Tuyen Quang province to closely coordinate with Bac Kan province and relevant ministries and state agencies to soon complete the application for Ba Be – Na Hang Natural Heritage Area to be recognized as the world’s heritage site.
In addition, the province must conserve and restore local craft villages and create new unique tourism products to attract both domestic and foreign visitors, Lien said.
Na Hang district also took the occasion to hold Na Hang mountainous tourism and culture festival and an art festival on October 13 – 14.