Vietnam Trekking Tour
Nam Cat Tien National Park Trekking tour
Ho Chi Minh city - Nam Cat Tien National Park
A nature and adventure excursion to one of Vietnam’s prime and lush national parks, home to a larger numbers of rare large mammals including tigers, rhino, elephants, and bears. It is unlikely that visitors would encounter any of these face-to-face, but may find evidence of their existence and will certainly see plenty of birds, insects, reptiles and fascinating plant life.
*** Basic accommodation; Suitable for the adventurous. In general the best time of year to visit Nam Cat Tien National Park is from December to April.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Nam Cat Tien National Park – Trekking Tour (L, D)
We drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Nam Cat Tien National Park (about three hours). This new national park, home to various species of giant trees and large wild animals such as elephant, bison and rhinoceros, covers an area of approximately 70,000 ha. After checking into our guesthouse we go on an easy trekking tour in the Ben Cu area of the park. Overnight at local guesthouse.
Day 2: Bau Sau – Trekking Tour (B, L, D)
In the early morning we take a jeep to go to Bau Sau area, from where we start our 2½-hour-long trek. Today’s trekking is deep in the forest and we may get the opportunity to spot some of the wildlife in the region. Birdwatchers should check with our operators for the best time of year to see birds. Return to the guesthouse by jeep.
Overnight at local guesthouse.
Day 3: Ta Lai – Boat Tour - Ho Chi Minh City (L, D)
Through dense vegetation we take a boat to the Ta Lai area, where we visit the villages of the S’tieng and Chau Ma ethnic minorities. We arrive at the far end of the forest, where we transfer to our waiting vehicle to return to Ho Chi Minh City. (B, L)
- English speaking guide
- All transportation and transfers by A.C van
- All accommodation on twin/double share basis local homestay
- Meals as indication
- Admission fees and permits where applicable
- Drinking water during the trek.
- Local supporting team during the trekking (porter, cook ... )
- Trekking arrangement
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Meals not indicated ( allow US$ 5-6 /meal/person)
- Travel insurance
- Other personal expenses
Trip cost : in US$ and per person
US$389 per person
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