Those wanting to find out about Vietnam's floras and faunas will find a 2-day trip to Nam Cat Tien National Park a rewarding experience. Located 160 km from Ho Chi Minh City, Nam Cat Tien is reported to have 600 varieties of plants, 240 types of birds and 50 species of mammals, including the one-horn Javan rhinoceros, one of several endangered mammals from Vietnam listed in the World Red Book. It is a four-hour drive to the National Park from Ho Chi Minh City. Once here we enjoy a walk through the park discovering the diversity of Nam Cat Tien's wildlife.

Tour Code: VES 13
Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Tour Categories: Ho Chi Minh City tours
Starts/ Ends: Ho Chi Minh City / Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Dong Nai – Nam Cat Tien National Park – Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Level: Moderation
Group Size: Private Only
Accommodation: Guesthouse inside Nam Cat Tien national park
Highlights of Nam Cat Tien National Park Tour: Beauty evergreen rainforest – Java rhinoceros – Nightlife watching – Crocodile Lake
What to Bring: Long trousers, a good pair of walking boots, torches, water, insect repellent

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Nam Cat Tien National Park
Day 2: Nam Cat Tien National Park – Ho Chi Minh City

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When is the Best Time to Visit Cat Tien National Park?

The climate in Cat Tien National Park is a typical climate form of the south with two seasons: the rainy season and dry season. Thus, the prime time to visit Cat Tien National Park is around the year except for July and August since it falls on the rainy season. If you’re enchanted by the beauty of the colorful butterflies, the time from March to April is so wonderful time to go.

Cat Tien National Park Tour

Better still, you will have the chance to immerse in the sounds of nature, exactly the sound of many rare and beautiful birds, they usually gather in the park from October to December, come & capture lots of stunning photos.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Nam Cat Tien National Park (L, D)

Leave Ho Chi Minh City at 8 AM, reach the northern city through Highway 1 then branch off National Highway 20. Cross the Dong Nai River to enter the destination and begin the amazing 2-day Nam Cat Tien National Park tour. After about 3, 5 hours travel to arrive at the Nam Cat Tien National Park, check in and spend time for lunch.

nam cat tien national park tour 2 days

In the afternoon, start walking 8km along the ecologic routes: sites of Lagerstroemia Ovalfolia (BangLang), Tetrameles nudiflora (Tung), Cycas rumphii (Thien Tue), Ancistrolandus Tectorius (Trung quan), Afzelia cyclocarpa (Go). Then transfer back to the center for having dinner. At 8.00 PM, our Jeep will transfer you to Ta Lai buffer zone for animal spotting (view animals at night).

Nam Cat Tien National Park

Day 2: Nam Cat Tien National Park – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

After a 9km transfer by jeep inside the park to the junction, turn off the main route for 5km trekking to Crocodile lake 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 a ferry crossing the river then heading back to your hotel at Ho Chi Minh City.

About Price

Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

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Trip Price Included

  • A/C transportation
  • English speaking guide/s (other languages upon requests)
  • All accommodation on twin share basis at the forest station
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable
  • Zeep car for birth watching at night

Trip Price Excluded

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc
  • Tips and gratuities


If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.