Thursday, February 2, 2023

About the Embassy

The Embassy of Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Australia

CHANCERY

6 Timbarra Crescent, O'Malley ACT 2606

Postal Address: PO Box98, Mawson, ACT 2607

Telephone:

(61-2) 61694916, 61694915, 61694917; 

Fax: 61-2-61083034

Email: [email protected]

Working time


Monday - Friday: 9.00 am - 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm.

Consular Service Hours: 9.30 to 13.00 
 and 14.00 to 17.00 (for document pickup and urgent cases only)
 Monday to Friday, excepts public holidays

The Embassy of Viet Nam to Australia will observe the following public holidays in 2023:

Date

Name of Holiday

31 December to 02 January 2023

New Year’s Day

20 to 26 January 2023

Lunar New year and Australia Day

13 March 2023

Canberra Day

07 April 2023

Good Friday

10 April 2023

Easter Monday

Monday 02 May to Tuesday 03 May 2023

Viet Nam’s Victory Day and International Labour’s Day (in lieu)

Monday 13 June 2023

Queen’s Birthday

Friday 02 September 2023

Viet Nam’s National Day

Monday 26 December 2023

Christmas (in lieu)




Gallery


 

Xuan Son National Park

Location: Xuan Son Commune, Thanh Son District, Phu Tho Province, over 80km from Viet Tri City and 160km from Ha Noi. 

Characteristics: Xuan Son National Park owns unique beauty of primeval forest on limestone mountains with high biodiversity and specific cultural features of local ethnic groups.

Xuan Son National Park was established in February, 2002. The park covers an area of 15,048ha including 11,000ha of natural forests, 1,396ha of limestone-mountain forests. There are many original biotopes, for example some strange plants that can change the colour of its leaves four times daily.

 

◊ Flora and Fauna

The flora consists of 465 species of upper plants, many precious timbers (bassia, parashrea stellata, teak). The fauna has 282 species including 23 species of amphibians, 30 species of reptiles, 168 species of birds and 61 species of mammals. There are many rare species, such as tibetan bears, cheetahs, white pheasants, gray gibbons, cobras.

 

 

 

◊ Topography

Here, 14 caves have been discovered in primeval forests on limestone mountains, forming an original landscape.

 

Within the park, there are three peaks: Voi (1,387m), Ten (1,244m) and Can (1,144m). Most of caves in these mountain ranges are the habitat of bats. Entering the caves, you can be shocked by various strange-shaped stalactites and stalagmites. Many caves, despite their narrow entrances, are very large, housing hundreds of people. There are some caves running 7-8km inside the mountains.

 

◊ Ethnic Groups

Within and around Xuan Son National Park, some ethnic groups (Muong and Dao) reside. Here, you will have opportunities to explore their life through original costumes, traditional singing and dancing performances, and handicraft products. (TITC)

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