The park covers 71,920 Hectares of lowland forest and swamp in southern Viet Nam and is home to numerous birds and mammals. It is approximately 160 km (100 miles) north east of Ho Chi Minh City, from which it is accessible in approximately 3 hours. One of Vietnam's most important and largest National Parks, it is mostly situated at the northern edge of Ðông Nam Bô (South-eastern) region, but includes southern edge of Tây Nguyên (the Western Highlands).
The Javan rhinoceros still exists in the Cat Loc area, which is the last remaining population of this species on the Asian mainland. Other mammals include: a number of primate species including the endemic golden-cheeked gibbon, 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.
Day 1: Saigon - Cat Tien National Park (45 km cycling). Short transfer out of the busy city roadside of rubber plantations and green coffee. Ride to a former volcanic crater, known as Lava tubes. We do a trekking to through the Reserved Core Area. See many kinds of hundreds of years old trees. Overnight in Cat Tien National Park. Spotlighting two-hour night cruise in to the jungle, in a jeep, allows visitor to enjoy the feelings of watching wild animals drinking and hearing the calls of rhinoceros. What to see: deer, wild pigs, rabbits, porcupines, and many more. Includes: (L).
Day 2: Cat Tien - Saigon (HCM city) (40 km cycling). Wake up to the nice songs of native birds. Cycling and trekking to see the Crocodiles swamp. Lunch, take bus ride back to HCM city. Includes: (B), (L).
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Air conditioned bus/van
- Truck to carry bikes
- English-speaking biking tour guide
- Entrance fees
- Boat trip and ferries
- Airport transfer in/out
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
- Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Bike/Helmet/Tool kit/First aid kit/Mechanic
- Water, snacks, cold towers, soft drinks and fresh fruits
- Accommodation in a guest house of the park.
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses.
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