ITINERARY BY DAY
DAY 1: SAIGON – NAM CAT TIEN (-/L/D)
08:00 You will be picked up at your hotel. Drive to Nam Cat Tien National Park, Dong Nai province, 170km from Saigon. Once off Highway 1, the road passes through large areas of rubber plantations before branching off the highway onto a rough track to the national park. An incredible diversity of birds and mammals live in the forest and wetland habitats of Nam Cat Tien, including an estimated 230 species of birds & endangered birds to be found here eating their dinner. Lunch in a local restaurant. The afternoon is spent for birding along the road from the park headquarters. Diner & watching some animal at headquarters.
Overnight in Nam Cat Tien.
DAY 2: NAM CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel.
08:00 Discover the forest by bike to see the Haven waterfall & botanical garden. Enjoy lunch. In the afternoon we are starting for the 6 km by pick up car through forest to Crocodile lake. Species that can be seen here include Green Peafowl by Crocodile lake in the early morning or late afternoon, Bronze-winged Jacana, lesser adjutant and Purple Heron. In the forest look out for Red and Black and Banded Broadbill, orange-breasted Trogon and Pale-headed Woodpecker amongst others.
Overnight in guest house at Crocodile Lake.
DAY 3: NAM CAT TIEN – SAIGON (B/L/-)
This morning, you should wake up early to listen to the nice songs of native birds. Breakfast at hotel . Then four-hour trekking to see the crocodiles swamp and back to the headquarter of the National Park for lunch. Then get on vehicle for heading back to Saigon.
Arrive in Saigon around 4:30pm. End of service.