Kim Hy Nature Reserve
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Kim Hy Nature Reserve

Kim Hy Nature Reserve is a little-known destination, still retaining its wild and rustic beauty. Not only is it a place of majestic mountains and wonderful scenery, Kim Hy also has an extremely diverse and rich flora and fauna ecosystem. Let’s explore the beautiful beauty here with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Kim Hy Nature Reserve?

Kim Hy Nature Reserve is located in Kim Hy, Luong Thuong, Lang San, An Tinh, Con Minh communes of Na Ri district and Cao Son and Vu Muon communes of Bach Thong district, Bac Kan province. About 72 km northeast of Bac Kan city and about 212 km north of Hanoi capital.

Kim Hy Nature Reserve has the following geographical location:

  • The North borders Ngan Son district.
  • The East borders Van Hoc, Luong Thanh and Van Minh communes.
  • The South borders Quang Phong commune and the remaining part of Con Minh commune.
  • The West borders Tan Son commune and the remaining parts of two communes Cao Son – Vu Muon.

2. How is Kim Hy Nature Reserve unique?

Due to the steep and rocky mountain terrain, there are many caves and underground streams in the Conservation Area, creating an interesting natural landscape with an area of up to 14,772 hectares. They have contributed to creating a vivid, majestic and poetic natural picture with rich flora and fauna. Not only does it meet the needs of learning and research, but it also satisfies those who are passionate about exploring nature.

Kim Hy Nature Reserve is also known by many people for its rare and unique genetic resources and is highly appreciated for its diversity and abundance of many rare species that must be managed and protected. tightly guarded. Including white-cheeked langurs, squirrels, and monkeys, which are species on the brink of extinction in the world. More importantly, travelling to Kim Hy Nature Reserve, visitors will see firsthand the abundance of bats here – considered the highest diversity in Vietnam.

Kim Hy also possesses a number of valuable genetic resources of endangered plants such as false ironwood (or stone pine), which in the world today only remains in 4 northern mountainous provinces of our country and 2 Guangxi province, Guangdong (China). Moreover, this is also considered a large precious wood warehouse of Bac Kan province with tens of thousands of trees, mountain pines,…

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3. When is the best time to visit Kim Hy Nature Reserve?

To visit Kim Hy Nature Reserve, visitors should choose from September to April of the following year. This is the ideal time when the weather is neither too hot nor too cold. Kim Hy still maintains cool air with a wonderful ecosystem, protected by mountains and forests and regulated lakes, making the climate here extremely mild and pleasant. The fresh and blue air at Kim Hy Nature Reserve will create a truly relaxing and attractive trip for visitors.

4. How to get to Kim Hy Nature Reserve?

Hanoi is about 160 km from Bac Kan city, so you can choose vehicles such as motorbike, private car or bus to travel to Kim Hy tourist destination. If you are in remote provinces such as Central or Southern Vietnam, you can travel by plane to Noi Bai International Airport. After that, you continue to choose suitable means of transportation to Bac Kan and explore Kim Hy nature reserve.

From Hanoi inner city, tourists follow Nhat Tan bridge to move to the suburbs of Hanoi, then turn onto Hanoi highway to reach Thai Nguyen. Follow Thai Nguyen – Cho Moi highway to reach Bac Kan city. From here, you turn onto National Highway 3, continue towards Highway 279. Then, you turn left at Tan An market and follow the signs to get to Kim Hy Nature Reserve.

5. Some other famous tourist attractions near Kim Hy Nature Reserve

5.1 Da Nang Waterfall

Na Dang Waterfall has water flowing from the top of the mountain at a height of over 100m so it can be easily seen and viewed from afar. The water at the waterfall is always clear and green, the charming natural scenery creates an extremely peaceful and pleasant space, very suitable as a place to rest and relax.

5.2 Nang Tien Cave

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Nang Tien Cave is one of the stops tourists definitely cannot miss when visiting Na Ri. Here, visitors will admire the shimmering, magical and beautiful natural stalactite caves mixed with a bit of magic and mystery whose origin is associated with ancient legends and many mysterious folk stories about the birth of caves.

6. Specialties when traveling to Kim Hy Nature Reserve

When traveling to Kim Hy Nature Reserve, visitors will not only admire the wild and majestic natural landscape but also have the opportunity to enjoy the specialties of this beautiful land.

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6.1 Na Ri Dong vermicelli

Na Ri Dong vermicelli is probably a Bac Kan specialty that many tourists have heard of! Dong vermicelli is made from the starch of arrowroot grown at an altitude of more than 100m, creating vermicelli fibers with completely natural colors and without using any chemicals when producing. Eating Na Ri Dong vermicelli, diners will feel chewy, crunchy and extremely fragrant. Vermicelli can be transformed into many delicious dishes for us to enjoy.

6.2 Smoked sausage

Smoked sausage is an indispensable dish in Bac Kan every Tet and spring season. The main ingredients are usually from the small intestine with pork. Making sausage is quite simple but still requires a lot of experience. It is guaranteed that just by taking a bite of sausage, diners will feel the full flavor of the Northwest mountains and forests. The extremely different taste of Bac Kan sausage will make you want to eat it forever.

6.3 Ba Be sour shrimp

Ba Be sour shrimp is an extremely rustic Bac Kan specialty. Local people often use sour shrimp in many daily meals. Because in the past, there were a lot of shrimp caught in the Ba Be Lake area. Because they couldn’t use it all, many people processed it this way to keep it longer. Sour shrimp has an extremely delicious taste, both fatty and spicy, extremely attractive. If you have a chance to visit Bac Kan, remember to try it.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Kim Hy Nature Reserve

When traveling to Kim Hy Nature Reserve, visitors can refer to some of the accommodation facilities below:

  • An Duong Guesthouse. Address: Gia Dia Village, Yen Lac Town, Na Ri, Bac Kan.
  • Hoang Anh Guesthouse. Address: Na Ri High School Area, Yen Lac Town, Na Ri, Bac Kan.
  • Tan An Guesthouse. Address: Lang San, Na Ri, Bac Kan.
  • District People’s Committee guest house. Address: Yen Lac Town, Na Ri, Bac Kan.
  • Hiep Bang Guesthouse. Address: Hat Deng Village, Yen Lac Town, Na Ri, Bac Kan.
  • Hoa Sua Guesthouse. Address: Gia Dia Village, Yen Lac Town, Na Ri, Bac Kan.
  • Nam Sen Guesthouse. Address: Pan Pai Village, Yen Lac Town, Na Ri, Bac Kan.

8. Some necessary notes when traveling to Kim Hy Nature Reserve

To make your trip to Kim Hy Nature Reserve safe and complete, visitors need to refer to the following notes:

  • Prepare enough personal items, wear a hat and bring bottled drinking water to use when needed.
  • Visitors should wear soft, anti-slip climbing shoes to easily move in hilly and steep terrain.
  • Prepare a backpack to hold some important medical supplies to deal with scratches or headaches.
  • Enjoy the expedition with a group of 2-3 friends to avoid getting lost when traveling alone.
  • Protect the environment at tourist destinations by not littering, this will preserve the natural beauty and protect the lives of animals and plants.

Above is useful information that we would like to share with visitors. If you are planning your trip to Kim Hy Nature Reserve, please immediately contact Origin Vietnam – a professional Vietnam tour operator. With a team of consultants, tour operators and experienced and dedicated local guides, we will take you on a journey to discover the travel beauty of Bac Kan with interesting activities and unforgettable experiences.

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