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Cuc Phuong named Asia's leading national park

Cuc Phuong, a famous tourist destination and natural attraction near Hanoi, was named Asia's leading national park at the 2021 World Travel Awards.

Cuc Phuong surpassed other competitors such as Komodo National Park in Indonesia and Minneriya National Park in Sri Lanka to claim the honors.

The park belongs to Nho Quan District, Ninh Binh province and is bounded between three provinces of Ninh Binh, Hoa Binh and Thanh Hoa. It is far about 100 kilometers from Hanoi to the southwest.

The park is mainly covered by tropical rainforests. It provides habitats for 117 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, 110 species of reptiles and amphibians, and 65 species of fish.

Besides trekking visitors can also go on wildlife viewing tours at night.

World Travel Awards was launched in 1993 to acknowledge excellence in the travel and tourism industry. It has been described as the "travel industry's equivalent of the Oscars"./.