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04 Days - Trekking in Cat Tien natural Park

This park covers 74,000 Hectares of lowland forest and swamp approximately 100km (70miles) north east of Ho Chi Minh City and is home to numerous birds and mammals. One of Vietnams most important and largest National Parks. Supported by the WWF, projects include surveying the small population of Javan rhinoceros,that still exist in the area the last remaining population on main land.

Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City - Nam Cat Tien National Park – Hiking
Drive to Nam Cat Tien National Park. Upon arrival in Nam Cat Tien we check in to the local guest house. The 70,000-hectare park is home to various species of giant trees and large wild animals such as the Asian elephant, bison and rhinoceros. In the afternoon take a hike in the Ben Cu area of the park to see the legendary “Pham Van Dong” tree. Return to guesthouse and after dinner take a night ride by jeep in to the Nui Tuong forest to look for nocturnal animals. Return to the guesthouse for the night.
Overnight in guest house

Day 02: Bau Sau - Trekking Tour ( B )
In the early morning jeep ride to Bau Sau, the staging point for the day’s trek (round trip 10km). Trek for three and a half hours deep into the forest. In Bau Sau, canoe around a lake, then hike back to the jeep for the drive back to the guesthouse. After lunch drive to Nui Tuong forest for bird watching. In the evening return to guesthouse.
Overnight in guest house

Day 03: Bau Chim - Trekking Tour ( B )
In the early morning we take the jeep to an area know as Bau Chim. Trek deep in to the forest to watch birds. Trek back to the jeep for the drive back to the guesthouse at noon. In the afternoon we drive to Thac Troi (Heaven Falls) followed by a visit to the Ma minority village of Ta Lai who specialize in weaving. Return to guesthouse for another night.Overnight in guest house

Day 04: Nam Cat Tien - Ho Chi Minh City ( B )
Morning free until transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. End of services

Trip includes:

  • All transfers and transportation
  • Pick up & drop off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Accommodation at guest house in National Park
  • All meals as mention in the program
  • Fully escorted English speaking tour guide
  • All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary

Trip excludes:

  • International flights
  • International departure tax
  • Visas and visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Pre-post accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Other meals & drinks
  • Admission fees during free time
  • Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
  • All other service is not made on the written form
  • Tips and gratuities

Cat Tien Natural Park
Cát Tiên National Park is a vast lowland tropical forest and biosphere reserve in southern Vietnam. It’s home to centuries-old trees, botanical gardens and recreational trails. The park also shelters diverse wildlife, from reptiles at Crocodile Lake to endangered primates and rare birds. Just outside of the park on the Đồng Nai river, the Cát Tiên archaeological site has ancient temples and artifacts.

Other mammals include Elephant, Gaur and tiger. Many birds can be found, including such specialities as Germain's Peacock Pheasant, Bar-bellied Pitta and the rare endemic Orange-necked Partridge. The forest provides a refuge for a number of other threatened or unusual species including black gibbon, elephant , tiger , leopard , clouded leopard, Gaur, Banteng , Indian Muntjac and wild boar. This is the only location in mainland South-east Asia where southern Douc Langur is still recorded. There are also reports of kouprey being found in the reserve and Crocodile lake is a breeding area for a number of Siamese crocodile. Other reptiles include monitor lizard.

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