Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Southern Vietnam Tour is a multi-activity holidays, starting from Saigon, taking you to Cat Tien National park, Dalat and ending up in either Mui Ne, Phan Thiet or Nha Trang. This 5 day adventure package highlights the best hot spots for adventure sports in Southern Vietnam. This trip is truly for the sports enthusiast looking to get into the Vietnam everyone else sees through a tour bus window. Possible activities include trekking, bird watching, mountain biking, rock climbing, canyoning, kayaking, and great sightseeing!
DAY 1: SAIGON -> CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK
Pick up in Saigon and head north by vehicle to Cat Tien National Park. About 150 kilometers or a 3 ½ hour drive. Check into the park and have lunch at Cat Tien National Park Restaurant. Afternoon jungle trek (8 kilometers), or bird watching option. The best bird watching guide in Southern Vietnam works at Cat Tien. Night spotting by jeep with an opportunity to see nocturnal animals of the park including deer, civet, snakes, and feral cats.
DAY 2: CAT TIEN NATIONAL PARK -> DA LAT
Morning jungle trek out to Bau Sau (crocodile lake) and back (10 kilometers). After lunch in the park, depart by vehicle to Dalat. Breathtaking scenery along the way with coffee and tea plantations, jungle blanketed valleys and pine forested hills (200 km or 4 hour drive). Check in to hotel and dinner at one of the great Dalat cafes and back to hotel for a good night’s rest before next day’s adventure.
DAY 3: DA LAT BIKING / HIKING
Customer’s choice of any of our 1 day trips. Spend the day Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Trekking, Canyoning or Kayaking, or have a more leisurely tour of the best temples and city sites in the area. Arrival back at the hotel between 2:30 and 5:00 pm depending on trip taken and fitness level.
DAY 4: DA LAT ROCK CLIMBING / KAYAKING
It’s again your choice of any of our 1 day trips. Spend the day Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Trekking, Canyoning or Kayaking, or have a more leisurely tour of the best temples and city sites in the area.
DAY 5: DA LAT -> NHA TRANG
Check out of the hotel and depart for Nha Trang or Mui Ne by bike, your choice. Both rides are fantastic and offer exhilarating descents from Dalat down to the coast 1500 meters below Dalat. Both rides are approximately 80 kilometers long. For those less inclined to bike such a distance, a van down to either Nha Trang or Mui Ne, with more site seeing oriented activities is arranged. Opportunities to see minority villages, water falls and small farms available. Arrival and check in to bungalow or hotel at approximately 4:30 pm. Trip ends.