Ba Be, boasts over 381 different
species of butterfly, 50 different species
of fish, 300 animal species and 1281
species of flora and fauna.
Being a national
park, Ba Be is protected by
the Vietnamese government.
Conservation efforts have
been and are being
made to help protect
the animals and wildlife in Ba Be. This
can be seen throughout the region.
A unique lake in Ba Be is named
Pond Ao Tien. It is situated on top of a
mountain. There is a legend which
states that fairies go down to this lake
to swim and play chess, which is where
it got its name, Ao Tien, meaning Pond
of the fairies.
As well as other attractions
there are traditional temples
which can be visited using
different types of transport
and on different tours.
The average temperature in Ba
Be is 22oC although it can drop a lot
lower than this especially in the winter
months. The best time to visit Ba Be is in
the dry season, during the winter and
spring months as it is not too hot.
Ba Be National Park is situated in Northeast Vietnam, it is
known for its hundreds of species of fish, fauna and animals. It
covers over 23000 hectares, in a beautiful, secluded part of
Vietnam. The area is surrounded by lime stone mountains up
to 1554m high, and three lakes, 5km wide. The lakes are
named after three villages in the area.
There are many kilometers of
landscape to trek through, as well
as several mountainous areas,
trekking for all levels of fitness as
well as preferences.
Tour the three lakes in a
traditional motor boat or a
paddle boat. Visit small ponds
and caves throughout the tour
as well as enjoy great scenery of
the surrounding mountains.
Try planting rice in a
traditional way. Help the
plant a field of rice in the
spectacular valleys of the
Visit the Bat Cave and hear over 50 species of
bats. Continue through the cave to see a
waterfall at the other end.