Active and off path, Special interests,
2 Days 1 night trip adventure to the wild nature of Cat Tien National Park, also Cat Tien Biosphere Reserve for those who are seeking something natural, wildlife, and adventure experience. This tour lets you explore the lively wildlife in primary forest Nam Cat Tien and understand why it needs to be protected. Go biking and walking through this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in the daytime, then take a wildlife safari by Jeep at night and a crocodile cruise the following morning.
What to expect
Day 1. HCMC – Cat Tien National Park (L, D)
7.30AM pick up at hotel or appointment and depart for Cat Tien National Park. The drive takes about 3.5 or 4 hours with short break on the way.
11.30 AM on arrival, you will check in at Cat Tien Jungle Lodge, an elegant wooden bungalows and enjoy your lunch in the forest.
Then it’s time for an exciting walking with the tour guide into the tropical jungle to know more about the variety of plants and animals life. The trekking into the rain-forest in which you will gaze into Giant Tung Tree and put yourself in harmony with wildlife. It’s up to you, the trekking route can be further to more sites of Lagerstroemia Ovalfolia (BangLang), Tetrameles nudiflora (Tung), Cycas rumphii (Thien Tue).
After that, you can explore freely: biking on small trails through the jungle or simply relaxing into the glorious view, maybe a quite snooker game.
19:00 have dinner at the center of the National Park, then you will have unforgettable experience on the night jeep ride for an hour animal watching with a chance to see Loris, fishing cats, pangolins, civets, etc.
Overnight stay at Forest Floor Lodge.
Day 2. Cat Tien Park – HCMC (B, L)
Early wake up and have breakfast in the lively forest sounds of bird singing and gibbon calls.
7.30am, the jeep takes you to the Crocodile Swap – it is the home of not only Siamese crocodiles but also a lot of rare birds which have already been in the Red Book Animals Protection of Vietnam and the world. It takes about 20 minutes (for 10km from your lodge) then you will have 5km trekking to the ferry terminal. If you are lucky, maybe you can easily admire the charming peacock courtship dances, melodious sound from colorful birds on the hundreds year trees or the sight of innocent deer seeking food.
Immerse yourself in the majestic scenery of the Crocodile Swap when paddle around on the ferry for an hour. It’s a chance for you to learn more about the freshwater Siamese crocodile and hear some myths about this wetland with fully wild lotus around.
After that, get back to your lodge for lunch and check out.
14.00 Car transfer back to Saigon, drop-off about 6:00 pm.
**Note: Nam Cat Tien National Park area doesn’t have the national electricity power, and the Lodge or Guesthouse is using the generator for running all electricity system, thus there is a limited time of using electricity inside. For this reason, we do not guarantee the electricity supply on 24/7.
PRIVATE TOUR price quoted in USD per person in private group.
|No of travelers||2 pax||3-5 pax||6-8 pax||9 pax up|
|Price in USD/person||$260||$200||$145||$120|
Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
- Transferring as per program, pick up and drop off at hotel
- Entrance & sightseeing fees,
- Rental bikes
- English speaking guide
- Mineral water
- Drinks and other meals not mentioned above
- Travel insurance,
- Tips & personal expenses
What to bring: hat, water, snacks, insect repellent & good walking shoes.