Ho Chi Minh City- CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK ( distance: 150km)
You get picked up and transferred directly from Tan Son Nhat airport to Cat Tien National Park which is the biggest lowland tropical rain forest remains unchanged much since the war ended in southern Viet Nam.With its incredible bio-diversity of birds and mamals, Cat Tien is considered as the best birding place in Cochichina of Viet Nam.
On your arrival, you will get your accommodation at a newly-built Green Bamboo Lodge located by Dong Nai river bank where you can enjoy having a look at waterbirds during your stay here such as Black-Capped Kingfisher, Pied- Kingfisher, White-Breasted Kingfisher, Black-Crowned Night Heron, Collared- Kingfisher and Hornbills.After lunch break, you will be transferred by boat to the opposite side of the river which is located inside of Cat Tien National Park for a start of birding.Birds are ussualy seen here include Barbets (Green-Eared, Blue-Eared, Lineated, Coppersmith and Red-Vented), Woodpeckers, Scaly-Breasted Partridge, Pale-Legged Warbbler, Two-Barred Warbbler and other common ones can also be found here. Overnight in Green Bamboo Lodge.
An early morning drive to Daklua forest, 20 km away from Cat Tien for an near-endemic species of Orange-Necked Partridge sometimes recorded in this place and other species such as Green Peafowl, Pale-Headed Woodpecker, White-Browned Piculet.A boat trip along Dong Nai river can be good for waterbirds and landscape sightseeings.
Return to Green Bamboo Lodge.
There are many trails starting from the Park’s Office in which Crocodile lake trail is a mong the best one to observe birds and primate. There will be also a big chance to find out near- endemic species of Germain’s Peacock Phesant, Blue-Rumped Pitta, Bar-Belied Pitta and Black- Shanked Dous Langurs, Silver Langurs on this trail due to its good habitats. Sometimes winter visitors such as White-Throated Rock Thrush, Orange-Headed Thrush are also seen. Lunch break at the ranger station by the lake shore.
Overnight in the Green Bamboo Lodge.
What to bring?
Binoculars, Telescope, light cloths, anti- leech socks, insect repellents.
Good trekking shoes, raincoat.
Hotel cat tien national park
Just 100 metres from Cat Tien National Park, which is famous for its forests and woodlands is Green Bamboo Lodge Resort. It offers rustic accommodation equipped with solar power and a restaurant.
Located in the Hamlet 4, Nam Cat Tien Commune, Tan Phu District, Dong Nai Province, Green bam booLodge was situated along stretches Dong Nai River separates The villages and the Cat Tien National Park.
Green bam boo lodge is nearby Cat Tien National Park with a 5-minute walking to explore the largest remaining primeval forest in Vietnam. Let's join with us to protect the environment, rare plants and extinct animal species. Welcome to Green bam boo lodge ! You will have a full of interesting and useful trip.
Contacts: you can either contact Green Bamboo Lodge or to Mr Vung via email firstname.lastname@example.org, mobile: (+84) 973346345 or Mr Trong, mobile (+84) 933 91 41 72.