Nam Cat Tien National Park
Nam Cat Tien National Park

Cat Tien National Park Tours - 3 Days

Visited places: Nam Cat Tien National Park, Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Activity/Theme: Adventure, Hiking, National Park, Ecotourism, Birding, Wildlife, Off the beaten track

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.

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;

Detailed itinerary

Day 1 Saigon – Cat Tien National Park/Nocturnal Wildlife Safari (no included meals)
0800 A.M Our tour guide and driver come and pick you up from your hotel for the trip to Cat Tien National Park. Arriving at Cat Tien at mid day, check into our room have time for refreshment.

In the afternoon, walking tour to visit the Tung Tree, the Botanical Garden.

In the evening, take a 50-minute tour in pick-up truck for the nocturnal wildlife at Cat Tien National Park.
Free time for lunch and dinner.
Overnight at Cat Tien.

Grassland at Cat Tien National Park
Grassland at Nam Cat Tien

Day 2 Crocodile Lake Hiking/Free Afternoon (B)
Breakfast at the park restaurant.
Our adventure today includes 9km of road trip in jeep and 5km of trek through the dense forest of Cat Tien National Park. Once arriving at the Crocodile Lake (Bau Sau), we'll have a couple of hours observing the rich wildlife in the area listed as a World Ramsar Site. The Crocodile Lake is especially busy at dawn and at dusk when wild animals and birds come to the lake for the fresh water. Be sure you have binoculars to have a clearer look into the wildlife at the Crocodile Lake.

Leaving the Crocodile Lake, we trek back to the main road where the jeep transfers us back to the park headquarters.
Free time for the remainder of the day.
Free time for lunch and dinner.
Overnight at Cat Tien.

Crocodile Lake at Nam Cat TienThe Crocodile Lake

Day 3 Wildlife Rescue Center/Cat Tien National Park – Saigon (B)
Breakfast at the park restaurant.
Visit the wildlife rescue center (near the national park's headquarters) and learn about the protection and rehabilitation of the wildlife and endangered species at Cat Tien National Park. Then, have free time for the rest of the morning.
Free time for lunch.
After lunch, check out and cross the Dong Nai River to join our car for the trip back to Saigon. We trust you had a great trip to Cat Tien National Park with AdventureGreen.