Nam Cat Tien National Park Trekking & Adventure

Nam Cat Tien National Park Trekking & Adventure

Get back to nature with a trip to Cat Tien National Park. Seek out exotic wildlife and colorful bird species while trekking through the lush, tropical jungle and exploring the Ben Cu River. On the return journey, stop in at wildlife rescue centers to learn about Vietnam’s environmental threats.

Outlined Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon – Nam Cat Tien (L/D)

Day 2: Nam Cat Tien Trekking (B/L/D)

Day 3: Nam Cat Tien – Saigon (B/L)

Itinerary

Day 1
DAY 1: SAIGON - NAM CAT TIEN

Leave busy Saigon behind for the serenity of the lush forests of Cat Tien National Park, one of Vietnam’s top national parks. After a local ferry to the other side of the Dong Nai River followed by lunch, transfer by the lodge buggy to the National Park Centre to begin your short trek through the jungle to observe wildlife up close. Return to the lodge for dinner before heading back to the National Park Centre where you’ll transfer to a car for an exciting night excursion deep into the park using a spotlight to see the nocturnal wildlife. Return to your lodge by buggy where you’ll enjoy a good night’s rest with the sounds of the jungle as nature’s soundtrack.
Overnight at Forest Lodge Floor (Lunch, Dinner).
NOTES:
Suggested departure time: 08:00
Estimated arrival time at Nam Cat Tien: 11:00
Duration of afternoon tour: 03hrs
Duration of night tour: 02hrs

Day 2
DAY 2: NAM CAT TIEN

After breakfast, be transferred by lodge buggy to the National Park Centre followed by a 30min drive through the forest to the starting point of our trek. We trek 5km (3mi) to the crocodile lake, stopping often to view the myriad varieties of birds and possibly larger mammals. The lake is home to the endangered Siamese crocodile and is one of the last places in the world where they can be seen in the wild. Enjoy a packed lunch along the way. Return to the lodge by buggy or trek your way back before settling in for a well-earned rest and dinner.
Overnight at Forest Lodge Floor (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
NOTES:
Suggested departure time: 08:00
Tour duration: 08 hours

Day 3
DAY 3: NAM CAT TIEN - SAIGON

In the morning, be transferred by lodge buggy to the National Park Centre for a short trek around the Dao Tien Endangered Primate Species Centre, a rescue and rehabilitation center for endangered primates including gibbons with the aim of returning them to the wild. Nam Cat Tien National Park is home to several species of gibbon, including the gold-cheeked and black-crested varieties. Return to the lodge by buggy around midday for lunch. Take a local ferry ride to return to the other side of the river where your driver waits to bring you back to Saigon.
NOTES:
Suggested departure time: 08:00
Estimated arrival time at Saigon: 16:00
Barely longer than an inch or two, terrestrial leeches are commonly found in the tropical forests in Vietnam all year round and especially during the rainy season from May to November. While a nuisance, leeches are part of the ecosystem and should not impact your enjoyment of the trek.
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Tour price includes

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
  • All private transportation
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Tissues and water on the coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • No extra charge after services confirmation

Tour price excludes

  • International flights & Departure taxes if any
  • Personal expenses, drinks, tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any
  • Vietnam visa
  • Other services not mentioned above

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Nam Cat Tien National Park Trekking & Adventure