Nam Cat Tien National Park

Cat Tien National Park Tours - 3 Days

Cat Tien National Park Tour is an adventure tour and a nature tour for 3 days/2 nights to Cat Tien National Park which is the largest in area, the richest in biodiversity and the best managed national park in Vietnam.

 

 
Dong Nai River at Cat Tien National Park

The tour features the wildlife at Cat Tien National Park with interesting flora and fauna. The tour pace is hard with activities including trekking through dense forest, nocturnal wildlife safari and leisurely walking through forest trails. There is also ample free time for you to relax in the freshness and quietness of the park.

Accommodations for the tour are in guest houses at the park headquarters. Facilities at the guesthouse may be basic, but the rooms are spotless clean. All rooms have a private bathroom, hot water, and air-conditioning.

 

Grassland at Cat Tien National Park
Grassland at Nam Cat Tien

Starting in Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon), we travel 150km through busy towns and through quiet rubber plantations to Cat Tien National Park in Dong Nai Province. Our first day at Cat Tien is for visiting the sites near the park headquarters including the Tung Trees, the Botanical Garden, and the Heavenly Waterfall. On the first evening, we'll have a look into the wildlife at Cat Tien on a safari tour in truck which travels through the park trails.

 

Crocodile Lake at Nam Cat TienThe Crocodile Lake

 

On the second day, we take a challenging trek for over 4 hours through dense forest to visit the Crocodile Lake teeming with wildlife. At the Crocodile Lake, we observe the wildlife from distance, it's necessary you have binoculars to have better observation. Travel back to the park headquarters about mid day, you have the whole afternoon at your own pace.

The third day itinerary is for visit to the Wildlife Rescue Center at Cat Tien then free time for bird-watching on the trails near the headquarters. In the afternoon, leave Cat Tien for the road trip back to Saigon concluding our wildlife tour.

Day-to-day itinerary
Day 1    Saigon – Cat Tien National Park/Nocturnal Wildlife Safari (no included meals)
Day 2    Crocodile Lake Hiking/Free Afternoon (B)
Day 3    Wildlife Rescue Center/Cat Tien National Park – Saigon (B)

The trip cost is inclusive of

  • English speaking guide;
  • Private car/van for all land transfers as per itinerary;
  • All accommodation with guest house at the park headquarters;
  • Daily breakfast;
  • All admission fees and permits as per itinerary;

The trip cost is exclusive of

  • Insurance of any types;
  • Personal expenses;
  • Others not clearly mentioned as included into the trip cost;