This 2-day tour highlights some of the park’s greatest features. Getting to the park can be very difficult, and picking the best activities and things to see, even more challenging. We make the trip hassle free and make sure you fully enjoy your stay.
Route: Saigon – Cat Tien National Park – Saigon
Day 1: Sai Gon – Cat Tien National Park
Day 2: Cat Tien Trek – Saigon
– Day 1: Lunch, Dinner
– Day 2: Breakfast, Lunch
All meals, which are indicated in the itinerary, are included in the price of this trip. On this trip we will have foods served by the park’s restaurant. The emphasis will be on healthy and nutritious fresh local produce.
The Park’s Guest house:
Clean room with air-condition and hot shower
Footsteps Travel’s Tour Guide:
The tour will be guided by one of our tour guides who are experienced in guiding trekking tours in Vietnam. He has been carefully trained in this field and is fully licensed in tour guiding by the government. In addition, he has been trained in first-aid by SOS International and he knows how to deal with difficult situations. You will have a great time traveling with him.
What To Bring:
Trekking boots, sun block, hat, anti-insect repellent, sunglasses, rain coat, toiletries, original passport.
Note On Client Safety:
We reserve the right to deviate from this itinerary for any reasons, including road and weather conditions, frequency of visits to a village, or for any other factor which may influence client safety.
7am: Leave Saigon for Cat Tien National Park. The terrain rises up gradually via volcanic area. On arrival, we cross Dong Nai River to the park center. We meet the forest ranger and start trek 15km to Crocodile Lake Station where we have dinner and stay overnight.
From 8pm to 10pm we watch animals from ranger’s watch-tower or walking on the lake side
* Note: check with your guide for using boat to discover the lake, there are crocodiles in the lake.
Transfer Saigon – Cat Tien: 3 hrs
Trekking: 15 km – Easy to Moderate grade
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Forest station
Breakfast at the Crocodile Lake Station. Start our hard trek 15km through jungle to Dat Do Ranger Station. A great day for bird watching. Picnic lunch en route. Upon arrival at Dat Do Ranger Station we have a short rest.
Jeep pick-up at the ranger station and transfer 20km back to the park center. This is route of buffer zone along Dong Nai River where Chau Ma and Stieng ethnic minority cultivate and settle their villages centuries ago.
15.00 back to the park center. We leave Cat Tien National Park for Saigon. Trip completes in Saigon.
Transfer Cat Tien – Saigon: 3 hrs
Trekking: 15 km – Moderate grade
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.