Van Long is the largest wetland nature reserve in the Red River Delta of North Vietnam. This reserve is located in the northeast of Gia Vien district, Ninh Binh province. Van Long has become into tourist destination since 1998 and today Van Long is well-known for one of the attractive destinations for a natural visiting site of Ninh Binh Vietnam. Van Long has reached up to the 2 of records: home of the highest number of white buttocks langurs & the place with the most colorful picture of nature. In 1999, it became a nature reserve of Vietnam – one of the wetland areas and special-use forests has protected by the Vietnamese government, it also supported the fund by Netherlands Government to the reserve of the wetland forest, GEF and Endangered primate rescue center in Cuc Phuong are members of the organization to protect Van Long reserve as well.
Ecosystem: Van Long has a unique limestone ecosystem, it is a special home of Trachypithecus delacouri group about 100 individuals. The ecosystem is covered at most of the wetland, limestone mountain, water rice paddies & land right to use locals. This area is home of 722 species. In which 687 species of vascular plants belonging to 451 genera, 144 families and 35 aquatic plants. In particular, there are 8 species recorded in the Vietnam Red Book (1996).
The Van Long fauna ecosystem is very rich, of which there are 39 species, 19 families, 8 sets of animals, of which 12 species of precious and rare animals such as langurs, horse bear, serow, red-faced monkey, leopard. Reptile frogs have 38 species of 16 families, 3 orders, 2 classes. Among them, 9 reptile species recorded in Vietnam Red Book still exist in Van Long such as Cobra snake, python, snake.
Van Long Nature Reserve Tours offers the best daily tours & package tours from Hanoi to Van Long. Where is also capable of forming a bird garden because there are 100 species, 39 families, 13 sets of birds and now there are tens of thousands of storks that regularly feed in mudflats and rice fields. Although Van Long wetlands have not been fully studied, it is also likely to be an important place for migratory waterfowl such as ginseng (Fulica atra). One notable note in Van Long is eagle Bonelli (Hieraaetus fasciatus). Van Long proposed nature reserve is the only site that has correctly recorded this species of eagle in Vietnam.
Van Long has Belostomatidae species, a rare insect group that has been included in the Vietnam Red Book. In addition to the pharmacological value associated with the culinary culture, living stalks are a manifestation of the clean environment of the water environment, helping people to destroy some soft-bodied species carrying parasitic diseases, yellow snails. Today Van Long becomes one of the most attractive places of Ninh Binh Tours
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