|Birds-eye view: An aerial view of the island. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức|
If you looking for the best bird’s eye view, there’s only one place to go: Stork Island.
|Nature: The island was formed by silt on the Hoàng Long River. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức|
Gia Lạc Commune, Gia Viễn District, in the northern province of Ninh Bình, is home to thousands of white storks and other birds.
|On the move: Early morning and late in the afternoon are the best times for visitors to see storks and birds flying from and to the island. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức|
The area is an alluring destination to tourists who like nature and wildlife.
|Local citizens: White storks account for the majority of the ’residents’ on the island. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức|
Gia Viễn District is located 10km north of Ninh Bình City, which has forests, mountains, plain, lakes, marshland and rivers.
|Squad goals: The island is located on the Hoàng Long River. VNA/VNS Photo Minh Đức|
The district is known for various tourism destinations like Vân Long Nature Reserve Area, Kênh Gà Mineral Streamline, Vân Trình Cave, Bái Đính Pagoda and Địch Lộng Pagoda. — VNS