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2D1N Cat Tien National Park | Crocodile Lake, Sunset Boat Ride & Night Safari **Perfect for Outdoors Lovers

By Cat Tien River Side

This option can be a Getaway from Ho Chi Minh

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At a Glance

At a Glance

2 days 1 night
Private trip

Immerse yourselves in an activity-packed nature retreat at Cat Tien River Side, an eco-lodge located right by the picturesque Dong Nai River. Experience its stunning sunset over an evening boat ride, then embark on a midnight safari trip to meet the nocturnal wildlife of the ancient forests. In the morning, hop on a jeep, then trek to the Crocodile Lake and spot endangered reptile species amidst the waters. Apart from the scheduled activities, you can also go fruit-picking in the on-site garden, explore the wild countryside on a bicycle, or simply enjoy the river views from your balcony. For those eager to learn more about Cat Tien, the host Mr Long will be more than happy to share its charming folk tales and wildlife titbits. You can also look forward to a complimentary breakfast, Asian delicacies at their restaurant, and an on-site bar.

Hiking
Outdoor Adventures
Wildlife
Off-the-Beaten-Path

Trip Highlights

Cat Tien National Park Night Safari
Dong Nai River Boat Ride
Cat Tien National Park Crocodile Lake

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You are an outdoors lover looking for a hassle-free way to quickly experience all of Cat Tien’s natural wonders!
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Couples
Small Groups
Backpackers

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What's included

What's included

From US$ 136.32 3.159.031 đ
  • Accommodation - 1 night at Cat Tien River Side - Pool View
  • Crocodile Lake tour
  • Dong Nai River boat trip
  • Night safari
  • Breakfast
  • Guide's fee
  • Bicycle Rental - 1.5USD/hr
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Any Tips
  • Shuttle service from HCM (USD90 per 7-seater car)
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Cat Tien River Side Details

Getaways

Short nature trips from the city.

Getaways

Short nature trips from the city.
3.5 hours from Ho Chi Minh
You will need to take a car from Ho Chi Minh City to Cat Tien River Side. You can also arrange with the host for a private shuttle, a 7-seater which takes 1-7 people at 90 USD for each trip.

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Scheduled Trip Dates

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What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Cat Tien National Park
Cat Tien National Park

Enjoy stunning sunset views on an evening boat tour and meet nocturnal wildlife on a night safari!

Accommodation: Cat Tien River Side - Pool View

  • 11:30am - Meet-up at Cat Tien River Side
  • 12:30pm - Have lunch at the on-site restaurant and relax on your balcony, or rent a bicycle and take on the nature trails
  • In the evening, go on a boat trip along the Dong Nai River to catch the magnificent sunset and spot local wildlife along the river bank – look out for macaques, civets, and swimming snakes!
  • 6:00pm - Return to the lodge and rest
  • 7:00pm - Enjoy dinner at the on-site restaurant
  • 12:00am - Go on a night safari tour and come face to face with Cat Tien’s nocturnal creatures!
Day 2: Cat Tien National Park
Cat Tien National Park

Explore the Crocodile Lake, home to endangered reptile and mammal species!

  • 7:00am - Enjoy a complimentary breakfast prepared by the hosts
  • 8:00am - Meet the guide and journey to Crocodile Lake (9km on a jeep, 5km via hiking). Spot the Siamese Crocodile and the Andaman Water Monitor, both endangered reptiles which live amongst its waters. If you’re lucky, you might encounter the wild gaurs, a highly endangered mammal originally thought to be extinct after the Vietnam War!
  • 1:00pm - Return to the lodge and have lunch, then bid goodbye to your hosts
  • 02:00pm - End at Cat Tien River Side

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Cat Tien River Side

Having lived for 40 years amidst the beautiful wildness of Cat Tien, Mr Long has vast amounts of wildlife knowledge and cultural stories to share with visitors of Cat Tien River Side. A friendly and attentive host with a fluent command of English, Mr Long is dedicated to providing a comfortable and unique experience for all travellers at this eco-lodge.
Fluent English

Cat Tien River Side Policies

Cat Tien River Side Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Cat Tien River Side pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Change of clothes
Drinks
Hat
Light backpack
Mosquito repellent
Personal toiletries
Snacks
Sunblock
Swimsuit (if you are planning to take a dip in the river)
Towel
Trekking shoes (for intermediate trekking)
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