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Cat Ba National Park

Sale Manager Author Sale Manager 27/12/2023 5 min read

Cat Ba National Park Vietnam

Nestled in the northeastern part of Vietnam, Cat Ba National Park stands as a testament to the country's rich biodiversity and natural beauty. Covering an area of about 15,200 hectares, this national park is situated on Cat Ba Island in Haiphong City. Known for its lush landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and unique limestone karst formations, Cat Ba National Park is a haven for nature enthusiasts and a vital conservation area for numerous species. In this exploration, we will delve into the park's geological wonders, its vibrant flora and fauna, conservation efforts, and the recreational opportunities it offers.

The park is located approximately 30 km east of Hai Phong, covering about 263 km² and comprising 173 km² land and 90 km² of inshore water. Cat Ba National Park Hai Phong is a special-use forests in Vietnam, the world’s biosphere reserve.

Cat Ba National Park

Cat Ba National Park

Cat Ba National Park Hai Phong consists of five main soil groups:

  • The limestone soil: It is weathered soils or brown reddish-brown limestone and sandstone, soil> 50 cm, pH = 6.5 to 7. Distributed under the forest canopy, scattered in the garden.
  • The hills are forested with brown soil or weathered limestone, less acidic or near neutral. In this soil white or gray yellow brown clay shale development on the hills, with thin and rocky soil.
  • The valleys have soil on limestone, concentrated in the valleys, the natural forest cover.
  • The Thing Valley land flooding, mainly developed by the accretion process, the rainy season usually submerged, surface soil medium or thin.
  • The accretion of land submerged by product deposition in the estuary, the mangrove area development on the Cai Vieng, Phu Long.

There is a forest type is the type of evergreen tropical rain forest, but due to terrain conditions, land and water regimes, so there is some kind of secondary forests: forests on limestone mountains, mangrove forests along the island, freshwater marsh forest on the mountain. Forests here are also many unique types of forests as ecological associations Kim Affairs (in the region near the peak of Ngu Lam).

is a national park in northern Vietnam, situated on Cat Ba Island in Ha Long Bay, is administered by the city of Hai Phong, and belongs to the Cat Hai District of Hai Phong.

The park is located approximately 30 km east of Hai Phong, covering about 263 km² and comprising 173 km² land and 90 km² of inshore water.

Cat Ba National Park Hai Phong is a special-use forests in Vietnam, the world’s biosphere reserve.

Cat Ba National Park Hai Phong consists of five main soil groups:

  • The limestone soil: It is weathered soils or brown reddish-brown limestone and sandstone, soil> 50 cm, pH = 6.5 to 7. Distributed under the forest canopy, scattered in the garden.
  • The hills are forested with brown soil or weathered limestone, less acidic or near neutral. In this soil white or gray yellow brown clay shale development on the hills, with thin and rocky soil.
  • The valleys have soil on limestone, concentrated in the valleys, the natural forest cover.
  • The Thing Valley land flooding, mainly developed by the accretion process, the rainy season usually submerged, surface soil medium or thin.
  • The accretion of land submerged by product deposition in the estuary, the mangrove area development on the Cai Vieng, Phu Long.

There is a forest type is the type of evergreen tropical rain forest, but due to terrain conditions, land and water regimes, so there is some kind of secondary forests: forests on limestone mountains, mangrove forests along the island, freshwater marsh forest on the mountain. Forests here are also many unique types of forests as ecological associations Kim Affairs (in the region near the peak of Ngu Lam).

>> More open bus to Cat Ba Island (Hanoi to Cat Ba, Sapa to Cat Ba, Ha Giang to Cat Ba, Ninh Binh to Cat Ba)

Cat Ba National Park stands as a testament to Vietnam's commitment to preserving its natural heritage. From the mesmerizing limestone karsts to the rare and endangered species that call the park home, Cat Ba is a destination that captivates the hearts of nature enthusiasts and conservationists alike. As efforts to protect and sustain this ecological gem continue, Cat Ba National Park remains a beacon of hope for the conservation of biodiversity and a source of inspiration for future generations to appreciate and safeguard the wonders of the natural world.  

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