- Departure time: Consulted by wildlife expert
- Tour duration: Full Day
- Activities: Wildlife spotting, photographing, Sightseeing
- Tour style: Private tour
- Group size: Private/small family or friends group
Van Long Wetland Nature Reserve: A short 90-minute drive outside of Hanoi is the Van Long Nature Reserve a wetland paradise ideal for wildlife watchers and Vietnamese enthusiasts. The reedy wetland is a bird-watchers paradise and species spotted here included White-browed Crake, Cinnamon and Yellow Bittern, Black Bittern, Pheasant-tailed Jacana, Bonellii’s Eagle, Egrets, Herons… In addition to Van Long’s stunning natural beauty, it holds many unique cultural relics including, Mau Temple, Hong Nuong Temple, Thung La Temple and Thanh Son Pagoda.
Van Long Reserve often referred to as Halong Bay on land is the largest wetland reserve in the Red River Delta. It is covered by stunning limestone mountains and experiencing a boat trip through wetlands in this natural setting is a wildlife experience you will always remember
Van Long is home to over 457 species of higher plants including 8 species recorded in Vietnam endangered species (red list). The reserve is also one of the last refuges of the endangered Delacour’s Langur . The Delacour’s Langur (Rachypithecus delacouri) is a critically endangered species of endemic species to northern Vietnam. It is considered to be one of the world’s most endangered primate species in the world where the largest remaining troup of 200 members survive in Van Long. Chamois, Bengal Slow Loris, Asian black bear, stump-tailed macaque are other endangered species found here. Other often seen animals include king cobras, water monitor, oriental rat snake and lizards.
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