ITINERARY BY DAY
DAY 1: SAIGON – NAM CAT TIEN (-/L/D)
08:00 You will be picked up at your hotel. Leaving Saigon, we’ll travel up northern city long Highway 1 then branch off National Highway 20 that leads us to a former volcanic crater, known as Lava tubes. Crossing the Dong Nai river to enter the Nam Cat Tien national park that enables visitors to begin their exotic wildlife experience. After about 3 to 5 hours we’ll arrive at the Nam Cat Tien National Park and you will be met by a local guide. Then you’ll check in and have lunch.
In the afternoon you start walking 8km along the ecologic route: sites of Lagerstroemia Ovalfolia (Bang Lang), Tetrameles nudiflora (Tung), Cycas rumphii (Thien Tue), Ancistrolandus Tectorius (Trung Quan), and the Afzelia cyclocarpa (Go). Then we’ll transfer back to the center for having dinner. At night around 20:00 your jeep will transfer you to Ta Lai buffer zone for animal spotting (viewing animals at night). Overnight at the hotel in Nam Cat Tien.
DAY 2: NAM CAT TIEN – SAIGON (B/L/-)
Breakfast at the hotel in Nam Cat Tien.
08:00 Transfer by jeep (9 km) inside the park to the junction, where you turn off the main route for 5km trekking tothe Crocodile ake station. A short break at the lake watching tower, then trek to the main road again. Jeep picks up and transfers back to the park center. Check out the room. Lunch in the park before leaving; take ferry crossing the river then heading back to Saigon by vehicle.