Saturday, July 20, 2019

Natural wonders

Wonders which have been created mainly by nature.

Pù Mát Pride of Vietnam

The largest tree in Vietnam - more than 70 m high sa mu tree (Cunninghamia konishii). Its trunk has a circumference of 23.7 m,...

Hang Rục Caroòng (Ruc Caroong)

Large cave in a spectacular karst region. This cave serves as a habitat to Arem people who live in the caves and are hunting...

Con Moong Cave

Cave with two large entrances, site of prehistoric settlement of the late Paleolithic and Neolithic Sơn Vi and Hoa Binh cultures, more than 10...

Suoi Giang tea forest (Suối Giàng)

Here grow possibly the world's oldest tea trees which are up to 3,000 years old. In total in this forest grow more than 85,000...

Hoàn Kiếm Lake and turtles

Lake in the historical centre of Hanoi. In the lake lives (or lived as it is critically endangered or extinct) unique soft-shell turtles which...

Pongua Falls (Pongour waterfall)

A spectacular, wide waterfall, approximately 40 m tall. Waterfall forms many smaller steps. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.6882 N 108.2649 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Central Highlands,...

Tam Cốc-Bích Động

An area with beautiful tower karst formations. Here are found numerous caves. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.2295 N 105.9071 E Categories: Karst landscapes Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, Vietnam, Red River...

Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng National Park

Impressive karst landscape with some of the largest caves in the world such as the Son Doong Cave. Here is located the longest known...

Dong Van Plateau

An area with very impressive tower karst where the cone-shaped limestone hills rise up to 800 m tall. Here are very impressive canyons, huge...

Hạ Long Bay

Site of unusual beauty - sea bay with approximately 2,000 tower-like islands formed by karst processes. Tallest islands are 100 m tall. The area...