Gio Island-the Peaceful Destination on Quang Binh

Gio (Wind) Island – the Kingdom of birds is located in Quang Dong Commune, Quang Trach district, Quang Binh province. This is the ideal paradise for many species of rare birds such as species of nest,… especially Grey Seagull, a rare species of Seagull in the world, and this is one of the ideal tourist destinations for domestic and foreign tourists to Quang Binh.

Gio island in Quang Binh Vietnam

Wind Island (also known as Bird Island), is about 70 kilometers from Dong Hoi city to the north . Traveling from the mainland, tourists can start at Nhat Le estuary – Dong Hoi city, take a boat to the island ( during more than four hours), or start at Canh Duong estuary (during only two hours).

The beauty of the island is covered with a green, which is the blending of green plants with blue seawater. Surrounding the island’s surface, there are low dense bushes intermingled with sharp rocks. More surprisingly, coming here and opening our hearts, visitors will feel the many miracles from natural setting in the vast open space of the universe.

Bird Island in Quang Binh is considered the largest purebred Bird Island in Southeast Asia and to be still unspoiled by many scientists.

gio-island-2

Here, visitors can enjoy panoramic sea, mountain, listen to the waves lapping on the rocks, and the clear singing of birds on the island. Bird Island has pristine, deserted features without the impact of human activities; therefore, it attracts visitors not only with magnificent beauty of mountains and rivers, but also with the charm of a clean environment, fresh air and unique, exciting attractions. From the above factors, the island meets all the elements to attract tourists to visit. But so far, this address is still unknown on the map for tourists to Quang Binh in particular and to Vietnam in general.

gio-island-3

Bird Island in Quang Binh is considered the largest purebred Bird Island in Southeast Asia and to be still unspoiled by many scientists. The total area of the island is no more than 1km2; however, this island is still the ideal paradise for the more than 3 million seagulls. Also, there are different types of birds such as swallow, bird nest.

Standing on the high rocks on the island, visitors will feel the magical beauty in the vast open space of the universe. Here, tourists can admire panoramic sea, mountain, listen to the waves lapping on the rocks, clear singing of birds on the island creating new and very funny sound.

Bird Island attracts tourists not only by the beauty of the marvelous mountains, the river, but it has the charm of a clean and green environment, fresh air and the unique interesting tourist attractions. Visiting the Bird island, visitors will have opportunities to visit the other poetic islands of the local such as Yen Island, the Bat Cave in the northern island cluster of Quang Binh.

Visitors mainly visit Gio island in the summer. Gio Island has not really attracted many tourists by the location of island is far from the inland; therefore, transportation is not convenient. Besides, the real value of tourism potentials of the island has not been exploited for investments and widely promoted as other destinations in the country …

However, with its potentials and inherent beauty, if properly invested, Gio island will certainly become an attractive tourist destination in the near future. Visiting Gio Island, guests will have opportunities to visit other poetic islands nearby such as: Vung Chua- Yen Island, the Bat Cave in the northern island group of Quang Binh. Additionally, when Quang Binh province is invested for development, Bird Island will be a place for both domestic and international scientists who want to study and explore the rare birds. 

Comments :

  • Allowed tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>