BIKING 2days/1night SAIGON to NAM CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK
The park covers 71,920 Hectares of lowland forest and swamp in southern Viet Nam and is home to numerous birds and mammals. It is approximately 160 km (100 miles) north east of Ho Chi Minh City, from which it is accessible in approximately 3 hours. One of Vietnam's most important and largest National Parks, it is mostly situated at the northern edge of Ðông Nam Bô (South-eastern) region, but includes southern edge of Tây Nguyên (the Western Highlands). The Javan rhinoceros still exists in the Cat Loc area, which is the last remaining population of this species on the Asian mainland. Other mammals include: a number of primate species including the endemic golden-cheeked gibbon, elephant, gaur and tiger. Many birds can be found, including such specialities as Germain's peacock pheasant, bar-bellied pitta and the rare endemic orange-necked partridge.
Day 1: Saigon - Cat Tien National Park 45km+ cycling (L)
In the morning we’ll have a short transfer out of the busy city. We’ll pass rubber plantations and green coffee fields along the way. Then, we’ll mount our bikes and ride toward the National Park, first stopping at a former volcanic crater. Once we reach the park, we’ll do some trekking through the Reserved Core Area to see and photograph it’s ancient trees. In the evening, Vietnam Bike Tours' guide’ll take a two-hour night cruise into the jungle. The trip will be by jeep, and we’ll enjoy sights and sounds of animals in the wild. We’ll stay overnight in Cat Tien National Park.
Day 2: Cat Tien – Ho Chi Minh City 40km+ cylcing (B,L)
On the second day, you’ll wake up to the songs of native birds. The park covers 71,920 Hectares of lowland forest and swamp in southern Vietnam and is home to numerous birds and mammals. We’ll cycle and then trek a bit to explore the park and see some of this wildlife. Along the way we’ll visit a crocodile swamp. Then, we’ll enjoy lunch and take a bus ride back to HCM city.
- Support vehicle to carry gear, luggage, first aid
- English speaking tour guide
- Entrance fees/ Jeep for night tour
- Pick up & drop off at your hotel
- Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- All biking gear (bike, helmet, tool kit, water cage)
- Water, snacks, soft drinks, and fresh fruit on cycling days
- Accommodation at park guesthouse
Departure Dates: Daily
Group Size: Minimum of two and maximum of ten cyclists
Price: Rates vary. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs*