Hue in vietnam, Vietnam explorer: Bach Ma National Park where you can be close to nature

Bach Ma National Park where you can be close to nature

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Bach Ma National Park is located in central Vietnam, Thua Thien Hue province. Bach Ma National Park is one of the biggest attractions in Hue . It covers an area of 22,000 ha in the districts of Phu Loc and Nam Dong. It was created in 1991 to protect the centre of the last corridor of forest stretching from the South. China Sea to the Annamite mountain range at the border with the Lao PDR. This area is home of  variety of animals and plants with steep mountains and dense forests.  There is tropical monsoon forest above 900 m   the sub-tropical forest .  Bach Ma is recognised as one of the biodiversity centres of Indochina. The highest point is in the park. Bach Ma mountain   is 1450 m above the sea level and only 18 km away from the coast. Visitors have been coming to Bach Ma since the 1930s  when the French Colonials built a hill resort here to escape the hot and humid plains during the summer. The National Park has restored some of the villas  built at that time, and is upgrading the services they offer. The rich flora and fauna also attract many tourists. Bach Ma National Park is home of 233 species of birds and 55 species of mammals, as well as extensive vegetation of more than 500 species. Thus, the park does not only  beautiful landscapes, but it also allows for scientific research.

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