The Deputy Prime Minister assigned the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to coordinate with the Vietnam National Commission for UNESCO to submit "Ba Be-Na Hang Natural Heritage" Brief Report to UNESCO, while guiding Tuyen Quang and Bac Kan People's Committee to prepare and submit scientific records to the Prime Minister for permission.

The Deputy Prime Minister assigns Tuyen Quang People's Committee to coordinate with Bac Kan People's Committee and the relevant agencies to prepare "Ba Be - Na Hang Nature Heritage" dossiers, as prescribed in the guidance on implementing World Heritage Convention in 1972 and legislation on cultural heritage.

According to VNA, covering an area of 33,000 hectares, Na Hang Nature Reserve is located in Thanh Tuong, Son Phu, Khau Tinh and Con Lon communes, and Na Hang town in Tuyen Quang province, bordering Bac Kan province.

Travelling on Na Hang lake (Source: dantri.com.vn)
It has 21,000 hectares of special-use forest, stunning natural landscapes and high biodiversity. It is also home to more than 2,000 species of flora, 88 species of animals, 294 species of birds,30 species of reptiles, 18 species of amphibians, 300 kinds of butterflies, 40 kinds of bats and thousands of kinds of fish, including those listed in the Vietnam Red Book and World Red Book.

Meanwhile, Ba Be Lake, the heart of the Ba Be National Park, is a rare freshwater lake on karst. More than 10,000 years ago, an earthquake caused the collapse of the subterranean Nang River, creating a natural dam which led to the formation of Ba Be Lake.

Some 1,268 species of vascular plants, 470 species of vertebrates and at least 367 species of butterflies live around the lake.

Ba Be tourist attraction is famous for its scenery, like Dau Dang Waterfall, a system of caves, the fairy pond and widow’s island./.

Tuyet Nhung