Pu Mat National Park – Nghe An

Pu Mat National Park stretches over 3 districts of Nghe An province including Con Cuong, Anh Son and Tuong Duong. It is one of the first places where the rare animal of sao la (Pseudoryx nghetinhensis) is found out. The park is also home to the largest herd of elephants in Vietnam.

Pu Mat National Park Biodiversity

The park was established in 2001 with an area of 180,804ha, including 94,804ha of core zone and 86,000ha of buffer zone. The park is one of the forests with high biodiversity conserving wild and rare genetic source.

The flora system consists of 2,494 species, including 200 species of medicinal plants, many rare wood plants and hundreds of vegetables, fruit trees…

The fauna system has 93 species of mammal, 39 species of bat, 361 species of bird, 459 species of butterfly, 53 species of reptile, 33 species of amphibian, 83 species of fish, 78 species of ant, 1,084 species of insect…

Pu Mat National Park is identified as the center of Western Nghe An Biosphere Reserve recognized as World Biosphere Reserve in 2007 by UNESCO.


Pu Mat National Park is an attractive ecotourism site with many beautiful landscapes such as primary forests of Khe Thoi, Khe Bu, Khe Choang, Sang Le Forest, Ta Bo Stream, Khe Kem Waterfall, Giang River, Tham Nang Man Cave…

Coming to Pu Mat, visitors also have the opportunity to explore unique cultural features of Thai, Kho Mu, Dan Lai ethnic groups living in the national park’s buffer zone.

Many community-based tourism models have been deployed in villages belonging to Con Cuong District, typically Nua Village of Thai ethnic group (Yen Khe Commune), Yen Thanh Village of Thai ethnic group (Luc Da Commune), Xieng Village of Dan Lai ethnic groups (Mon Son Commune), Khe Ran Village of Thai ethnic group (Bong Khe Commune)…

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