An accessible and impressive protected area lies conveniently midway between HCMC and Dalat. Cat Tien is an amazing area of lowland tropical rainforest of Vietnam with a high diversity of wildlife. It's the most interesting place for who love nature. In order to discover wildlife in the park, this is the best 3 days itinerary.
Detail itinerary to discover amazing wildlife at Cat Tien National Park in 3 days
Day 1 (L, D): Pick up from the hotel at Ho Chi Minh City on the morning, take about 3.5 hour-drive to Cat Tien National Park, along the road you could learn more about Vietnamese Culture.
Across Dong Nai River by boat to get in Cat Tien HQ, for check-in and Lunch.
14:00: Trekking along Tung trail to see Cat Tien wildlife. This's a good way to see mammals as Long-tailed Macaque, Pallas Squirrel, Cambodian striped squirrel, smooth-tailed treeshrew... Beautiful birds as Kingfishers, Black-and-Reb Broadbill, Orange-breasted Trogon... And also many of reptiles.
Back to HQ for dinner and ready for the Night safari trip
19:00 - 20:00: Taking a night drive into the park using a spotlight to view nocturnal wildlife as Sambar deer, Red Muntjac, wild boar, Hedgehog, Asian palm civet... If lucky we could see big mammal is Gaur.
Day 2 (B, L, D) Wake-up in the early morning listens to the most impressive song of the Jungle! Golden-cheeked gibbon's song.
After breakfast, we will spend all morning looking for the most beautiful monkey here, Black-shanked Douc and other wildlife.
In the afternoon we will take a Jeep for Green Peafowl, hornbills and many other birds along the road.
Dinner before walking at night using spotlight for Owls, Reptiles, if lucky we could see the most interesting mammal here, Slow Loris.
Day 3 (B, L)
A short walk around Cat Tien HQ for birding and Gibbon. After breakfast, visit the Dao Tien Endangered Primate Species Centre which aims to rescue and rehabilitate primates. To learn about Vietnam’s environmental threats.
Lunch at Cat Tien after check-out then drive to Ho Chi Minh City.
Tour end at HCMC.
Including accommodation, expert wildlife guide, privates car with driver, meals, all tickets, Jeeps.
Single supplement: $70