Best Wildlife Hotspots


Vietnam’s forests, parks and nature reserves are home to a diverse range of wildlife include rare and endangered species. These green areas should be on the list of animal or nature lovers visiting Vietnam.

Bach Ma National Park

Spot: Monkeys, birds, reptiles, frogs, tiger, leopard

Ba Na-Nui Chua Nature Reserve

Spot: Rare birds, mammals, reptiles

Ba Be National Park

Spot: Pangolin, Vietnamese Salamander and Tonkin snub-nosed langur monkeys

Can Gio Mangrove Reserve

Spot: Spot-billed pelicans, painted storks

Cat Ba National Park

Spot: Birds such as white swallow, redshank, greenshank and kingfisher, monkeys like the golden-headed langur, chamois, cao cat, gecko, varan

Ca Ba National Park is home to a diverse range of animals including monkeys
Photo: Indochina Charm Travel

Con Dao Islands

Spot: Sea/green turtles, dolphins, dugong

Cuc Phuong National Park

Spot: Black giant squirrel, Indian flying squirrel, samba deer, loris

Ha Giang Province

Spot: Birds, mammals

Hoang Lien National Park

Spot: Silver cheek langurs, black gibbons, red-crested pheasants, large-spot eagles, spike frogs

Hon Cau Island

Spot: Turtles, butterfly lizards, snakes

Nam Cat Tien National Park

Spot: Gibbon sanctuary, one-horned Java rhino, clouded leopard, white-winged ducks

Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve

Spot: Rare birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park

Spot: Tiger, gaur, birds, reptiles, amphibians, butterflies

Pu Mat National Park

Spot: Indochinese tiger red-shanked duoc

Thung Nham Bird Garden

Spot: Birds

Tonle Sap Lake

Spot: Birds

Tra Su Cajuput Forest

Spot: Birds, bats, reptiles

Van Long Nature Reserve

Spot: Delacour’s langur, birds

Vat Sam Eco Park

Spot: Crocodiles, monkeys, gibbons, birds

Vu Quang National Park

Spot: Birds, Ha Tinh langur, red-shanked duoc, yellow-cheeked gibbon, starfish saola, muntjac

Yok Don National Park

Spot: Elephants

Interact with elephants at Yok Don National Park
Photo: Dalat Day Tours