Tour Departure: From Saigon
- DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY – NAM CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK – TREKKING TOUR (L, D)
- DAY 2: BAU SAU – TREKKING TOUR (B, L, D)
- DAY 3: TA LAI – BOAT TOUR – HO CHI MINH CITY (B,L)
Round: Hochiminh city – Nam Cat Tien – Bau Sau – Ta Lai – Hochiminh city
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 (B,L)
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.