Cat Tien National Park

Vietnam’s Natural Heritage

Forest Floor Lodge Eco Hotel and Resort provides you with a comfortable base from which you can explore Cat Tien National Park: an important centre for biodiversity in southern Vietnam.

The park covers 71,920 Hectares (278 square miles) and is approximately 160 km (100 miles) north east of Ho Chi Minh City, the journey typically takes 3-4 hours. Cat Tien is one of Vietnam’s most important and largest National Parks: it includes evergreen, mixed and deciduous forest with bamboo, grasslands and wetlands. These forests and wetlands, together with villages and historic sites offer a variety of fascinating treks and excursions to suit all interests.

The Park is home to a large number of birds, plants, insects and mammals, including: a number of primate species such as the endemic golden-cheeked gibbon, two species of bears, elephant and gaur. The park hosts two important animal rehabilitation schemes: the Endangered Primate Species Centre (EAST) on Dao Tien island and the Wildlife At Risk (WAR) bear reserve. Amongst the many birds can be found, including such specialities as Germain’s peacock pheasant, bar-bellied pitta and the rare endemic orange-necked partridge.