Explore the true treasure trove of biodiversity by a 3-day Nam Cat Tien National Park tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Here in the tropical forests of southern Vietnam live some of the world's most endangered species. The park, one of the largest in the country, was established in recognition of Cat Tien's unique wildlife and the importance of protecting it. Your Nam Cat Tien Tour will be filled by the beauty of mountains, glass-plots, forests of high trees, waterfalls and diversified ecosystems with rare plant and animal species of Cat Tien National Park.


Tour Code: VES 14
Duration: 3 Days/ 2 Nights
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Starts/ Ends: Ho Chi Minh City/ Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Nam Cat Tien National Park – Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Categories: Ho Chi Minh City tours
Group Size: Private tour only
Commencement Date: Anytime upon request
Customize tour: Definitely! Please tell us what you wish to do
Highlights of 3-day Nam Cat Tien National Park Tour:

  • Two – hour night cruise into the jungle
  • Discover the national park by jeep
  • Enjoy the feeling of watching wild animals drinking and hearing the calls of rhinoceros
  • Learn more about the crocodiles
  • Gain a peaceful time escaping from the hustling and bustling life


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Nam Cat Tien National Park
Day 2: Nam Cat Tien National Park Discovery Tour
Day 3: Nam Cat Tien National Park – Ho Chi Minh City

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Ideal Time to Visit Nam 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. Therefore, 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. Better still, traveling to the park in March and April will give you a wonderful chance to witness countless colorful butterflies. In addition, many species of rare and beautiful birds usually gather in the park in the time from October to December, which will reward you with wonderful scenery to see them and capture lots of photos.

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

Pick you up the hotel’s lobby, leave the city and drive to Nam Cat Tien National Park, Dong Nai province, 170km from Ho Chi Minh City. 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 can be found here. Have lunch among the peaceful moments of pristine nature.

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The afternoon is spent for birding along the road from the park headquarters. Dinner and watching some animal at night at their headquarters. Overnight in Nam Cat Tien National Park

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Day 2: Nam Cat Tien National Park Discovery Tour (B, L, D)

After having breakfast, discover the forest by bike to see the Heaven waterfall and botanical garden. Enjoy lunch and take a short nap.

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In the afternoon, restart the tour with a 6km travel by pick up car through forests 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 lookout for Red and Black and Banded Broadbill, Orange-breasted Trogon and Pale-headed Woodpecker amongst others.

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Overnight in homestay near Crocodile Lake

Day 3: Nam Cat Tien National Park – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

This morning, wake up early to listen to the nice songs of native birds. Enjoy breakfast then prepare for another four-hour trekking to see the Crocodiles swamp and back to the headquarter of Nam Cat Tien National Park for lunch. Then get on vehicle for heading back to Saigon. Trip ends.

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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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What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide/s. (others language upon request)
  • All accommodation on twin share basis at the guest houses
  • Additional meals as indicated in the itinerary (2 Breakfasts; 3 Lunches; 2 Diners)
  • All transfers and transport with A/C
  • Sightseeing as outline
  • Animal watching
  • Rowing boat
  • Zeep transfer on the park (No A/C)
  • Mosquito rebellion

What’s Excluded

  • Other airfares and taxes
  • Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visas and visa fees.
  • Entrance fees and permits during free time
  • Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
  • Personal expenses such as bar, telephone, and laundry bills.
  • 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.