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Cat Tien National Park is a vast lowland tropical forest and biosphere reserve in southern Vietnam. It’s home to centuries-old trees, botanical gardens and recreational trails. The park also shelters diverse wildlife, from reptiles at Crocodile Lake...more
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Hamlet 4, South Cat Tien Jungle, Tan Phu District, Dong Nai, Cat Tien, Vietnam, Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam
We did gibbon trek with price almost 50€ for person, we saw few gibbons from very long distance. Took us hour to find first.
Night safari is total scam, dont do it at all, 25 persons on one van, you will maybe see some deers,...More
The park itself is a wonderful place to visit, you can rent bicycles and cycle around at leisure, go hiking or even take a jeep to explore the area. Gibbons sing in the mornings and the jungle comes alive at dusk. There are waterfalls, massive...More
Let me start with the facts.
- The staff in the park was not very helpful nor friendly.
- Everything in the park is very expensive (entrance fee, tours, ferry)
- Everything in the park is in really bad shape.
- The gibbon rescue centre...More
for travelers and birds watchers, the nearest old jungle to ho chi minh city . enjoy the experience to walk inside the jungle between the old tall trees , hears nothing but the nature. birds, monkeys all are singing with wonderful orchestra symphony
Try to contact wildtour for your birding experience or do bird photography at several setting hides.
Hide #1: Bar-bellied Pitta, Siberian Blue Robin, Abbot's Babbler, Green-legged Partridge and other 10 species
Hide #2: Germain's Peacock Pheasant, Blue-rumped Pitta, Green-legged Partridge, Red Junglefowl and 12 other...More
We spent the day in the park on pushbikes, saw lots of birds up-to about 11am when it went pretty quiet. Also saw a family of macaques pretty close up. Despite what some of the reviews say, you can certainly see lots of birds if...More
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The best thing to do at Cat Tien is to take the Gibbon Tour (the early morning one). It is overly expensive but it is by far the highlight of the park if you want to see wildlife and supposedly the funds go back tot he... More
The best thing to do at Cat Tien is to take the Gibbon Tour (the early morning one). It is overly expensive but it is by far the highlight of the park if you want to see wildlife and supposedly the funds go back tot he park. You don't have to stay in the Park to do it (we stayed on the otherside of the river - you just have to pay a little more to catch the ferry over in the morning. It includes breakfast and there's quite a bit of time after you've done the tour and when you go on the bonus Gibbon Sanctuary trip so we walked back into the jungle and managed to spot some monkeys on our own. A bonus highlight. It is recommended to pre-book as there are only 4 spaces per day. We stayed a few days so booked when we arrived but I think you can book with the tourism office prior to arrival. Google Cat Tien Gibbon Trek. Treks are run by the local rangers.