Discover Cat Tien National Park – 3 Day Tour with Crocodile Lake.
Day 1: Mid-day arrival, cross the ferry at Dong Nai river to enter Cat Tien National park, which situated 150km/ 4 hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City, covers an area of 720 km² and protects one of the largest areas of lowland tropical rainforests left in Vietnam. Transfer to Forest Floor Lodge, check in
14:30 Botanic Garden Trails circumnavigate an area where the Chau Ma minority people once had a settlement before being moved to Talai after the American war. The path cut through a couple of areas of relatively primary forest, with a wide range of trees species; in more open ground gingers are in flower during June – September. The path can be excellent for birds and mammals including primates.
19:45 Night Ride: A jeep car will take you through the forest to the grass land Nui Tuong, this is the opportunity to see the wild life, the guide will use a spot light to try and spot samba deer and wild boar feeding at night. There is always the chance to see: civets, fishing cats, loris, pangolin, gaur and nocturnal birds.
07:30 CROCODILE LAKE tour. You will be taken by a jeep car for 9 km then walk for 5 km. This walk gives you the good chance to see the primates and plenty of opportunities to see the wide variety of birds and other jungle life including primates. You will return in early afternoon. Picnic lunch is provided for the tour.
08:30 Visit the Bear and Wild Cat Rescue Centre after breakfast. The aim of this centre is to rescue, train and release the bears and wild cats the wild. Return for free time at Forest Floor Lodge at viewing platform over Dong Nai River for bird watching.
Price per person for this 3 days tour which includes: English speaking tour guide and transport as indicated, include tickets, leech socks and mineral water for the tour.