Son Tra – a gift of Mother Nature

Son Tra Peninsula in Da Nang city is seen as a “green lung” for the city. it was dubbed as a “treasure” with a rich animal and plant ecosystem varying from tropical rainforests to coastal reefs.

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Son Tra has nearly 1,000 plant species, of which 143 have high therapeutic value, 140 species of medicinal plants, 22 rare species of plants and hundreds of other valuable plant species

The peninsula is famous for the world’s largest population of the endangered red-shanked douc langur, which has been recognised by the Wildlife at Risk International as the “queen” of the primate species

A gorgeous butterfly on the peninsula

Son Tra Nature Reserve has been protected under the nationally prohibited forest regime with many rare wild animals, including several rare and distinctive birds

When summer comes, the Nature Reserve boasts enchanting scenery thanks to a large number of colourful and fragrant flowers

Son Tra forest has a diversified flora with nearly 1,000 different types of plant species

Son Tra forest has a diversified flora with nearly 1,000 different types of plant species

The forest has several old trees, many of them are hundreds of years old

Ban Co or Chessboard Peak

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