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Cat Ba Langur Watching Tour - A Commitment to Nature

Please email us for more details as this tour is specially designed for those with a strong commitment to nature and conservation.

Why Cat Ba Langur Watching tour is Special

The Cat Ba langur (Trachypithecus poliocephalus) is a critically endangered primate listed among "The World's 25 Most Endangered Primates." Sadly, its population has declined by a staggering 80% over the past three generations. Today, there are fewer than 70 of these langurs left in the world.
In response to this crisis, the Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project was initiated in November 2000 by Münster Zoo and ZSCSP (Zoological Society for the Conservation of Species and Populations). Despite being declared a National Park in 1986, the langur's distribution range continued to witness poaching and population decline. As of 2006, around 30% of the population existed outside the National Park.
The conservation efforts saw significant measures being taken. Cat Ba National Park was expanded to encompass the entire Cat Ba langur population, and Special Protection Zones were established to provide the most stringent protection available under Vietnamese law.
A strictly protected sanctuary, located on the eastern coast of Cat Ba Island within the National Park, now supports approximately 40% of the remaining population. This area is rigorously monitored, with fixed boundaries, prohibition signs, increased ranger presence, and vigilant control over caves and hunter trails.
By the end of 2001, poaching of the Cat Ba Langur had ceased. Since the commencement of conservation efforts, nine langurs have been born, and only three have succumbed to natural causes. Today, the greatest hope for the Cat Ba Langur's survival lies in the conservation of its limestone habitats.

3 Days Itinerary for Cat Ba Langur Watching Tour

Day 1: Hanoi - Cat Ba Island
Pickup in Hanoi and journey to Cat Ba Island
Boat tour around Cat Ba Island to familiarize yourself with the stunning surroundings
Day 2: Cat Ba
Embark on an early special tour, dedicated to searching for the elusive Cat Ba Langur
Explore the natural habitat and observe the langurs in their native environment
Day 3: Cat Ba - Hanoi
Make a final effort in the morning to catch a glimpse of the Cat Ba Langur
Return to Hanoi with a profound appreciation for this critically endangered primate and a commitment to its conservation
This tour is not for general visitors; it's an exclusive opportunity to contribute to the protection of the Cat Ba Langur, one of the world's most endangered primates. Your participation directly supports conservation initiatives aimed at saving this remarkable species from extinction. Join us in making a difference for these extraordinary creatures and their unique habitat.
10 People
2 Days
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Why Delacour's Langur Watching Tour is unique?

Experience the thrill of spotting Delacour's Langurs, one of the world's most endangered primates, in their natural habitat. Contribute to their conservation efforts while exploring the serene landscapes of Van Long Nature Reserve.
The tour is specially designed to provide a remarkable opportunity to observe Delacour's Langurs in their natural habitat. These primates are critically endangered and found only in a few locations in Vietnam, making this tour one of the few chances to see them up close.
A 2-day guided tour that combines wildlife watching, scenic boat rides, and immersive experiences in the Van Long Nature Reserve.

How the itineray for Delacour's Langur Watching Tour look like

Day 1: Depart from Hanoi in the morning. Enjoy a boat trip through Van Long Nature Reserve, exploring its biodiversity and pristine landscapes. Arrive at your hotel for check-in and a local lunch. In the afternoon, embark on a guided trek to observe Delacour's Langurs. Return to the hotel for dinner and an evening at leisure.
Day 2: Wake up early for a second Langur-watching excursion. Enjoy a morning boat ride through the reserve's tranquil waterways, with opportunities to spot more wildlife and scenic karst formations. Afterward, have breakfast at the hotel, check out, and explore more of Van Long's natural beauty with a guided visit to local caves. Return to Hanoi in the late afternoon.
The tour begins and ends in Hanoi, Vietnam. The main focus is Van Long Nature Reserve, a picturesque area renowned for its biodiversity and as a sanctuary for Delacour's Langurs. You will stay at a hotel near the reserve.
This tour provides a unique opportunity to witness the critically endangered Delacour's Langurs in their natural environment, contribute to their conservation, and immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes of Van Long Nature Reserve—all while enjoying the comfort and expertise of experienced guides.
3 Days
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On our 3-day Wildlife Tour in Cat Tien National Park, you will spend three full days both by a vehicle on safari, as well as on foot walking in the forest to spot wildlife.
From 320 $
8 People
2 Days
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Why Choose the 2-Day Red-Shanked Douc Primate Watching Tour in Son Tra Peninsula?

Visiting the Son Tra Peninsula in Vietnam offers a unique opportunity to witness one of nature's most incredible spectacles: the Red-shanked Douc primate. With their striking red and grey fur, these endangered primates are a sight to behold.
This 2-day tour allows you to not only observe these beautiful creatures but also gain insights into their habitat, behavior, and conservation efforts. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, wildlife lover, or simply seeking an unforgettable experience, this tour is a must-do when in Vietnam.

What You Can Expect:

Day 1 (L,D): Da Nang - Son Tra
Your adventure begins with a pickup from your Da Nang hotel.
Drive to the breathtaking Son Tra Peninsula, renowned for its stunning landscapes and rich biodiversity.
Enjoy a delightful picnic lunch amidst the lush forest.
Immerse yourself in birdwatching and marvel at the vibrant avian life in the area.
As the day unfolds, you'll have the extraordinary opportunity to encounter the Red-shanked Douc primates in their natural habitat.
Return to your hotel in the late afternoon, filled with incredible memories.
Day 2 (B,L,D): Da Nang - Son Tra
Rise early (around 5 AM) and journey back to Son Tra Peninsula.
Continue your birdwatching adventure, appreciating the diverse bird species that call this place home.
At noontime, savor a delicious lunch and enjoy some well-deserved rest.
In the afternoon, rejoin the quest to spot the mesmerizing Red-shanked Doucs.
As the day concludes, return to your hotel with a heart full of awe and admiration for Vietnam's remarkable wildlife.

When and Where

This incredible 2-day tour takes place on the mesmerizing Son Tra Peninsula, located just 8 km northeast of Da Nang city in central Vietnam.
The tour is available throughout the year, offering you the flexibility to choose the dates that best suit your travel plans.

How to Make the Most of Your Tour

Ensure you have your camera ready to capture the unforgettable moments when you spot the Red-shanked Douc primates.
Dress comfortably and wear sturdy footwear suitable for forest terrain.
Bring binoculars and birdwatching gear if you're a bird enthusiast.
Our experienced guides will provide valuable insights and ensure a safe and responsible tour.

Quote for 2-Day Red-Shanked Douc Primate Watching Tour

Group size Rate per Person (USD)
1 520
2 320
3 300
4 280
5 260
6 240
Ages Reduction
4 to 12 years 70 % of Adult
0-3 years Free
Including: Accommodation, Private Vehicle, Meals, Expert guide, National Reserve fee...

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From 500 $
6 People
2 Days 1 Night
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This Primate Watching Tour in Ha Tien Limestone Mountain is designed for you to easily have short Germain's Langur watching tour in Ha Tien, Kien Giang, Vietnam. Ha Tien Limestone is not only one of the most endangered species in Vietnam but it still has the greatest landscape with Limestone Moutain around Germain's Langur's habitat and people here have a Unique Culture of the Mekong Delta River in South Vietnam. Germain's Langur has a habitat of evergreen forests, semi-evergreen forests, near rivers, coast, and limestone so Ha Tien Limestone mountain has the most number of individuals crowded in Vietnam. It's quite easy to see and watch them in 2 days finding.

Highlights for Germain's Langur watching tour

Rare Primate Sighting: Explore the pristine landscapes of Ha Tien Limestone Mountain, home to the endangered Germain's Langur. With its diverse habitat of evergreen and semi-evergreen forests, riverside areas, coastal stretches, and limestone formations, this region hosts one of the highest populations of Germain's Langurs in Vietnam. Witness these captivating creatures up close.
Cultural Immersion: Discover the vibrant culture of the Mekong Delta people, whose lives are intricately connected to the lush landscapes that surround them. From traditional customs to delicious local cuisine, gain insight into the authentic way of life in this part of South Vietnam.

Itinerary: 2 days Germain's Langur watching tour in Ha Tien Limestone Mountain

Depending on your place of stay, we offer convenient transportation to your hotel before we embark on an unforgettable journey that seamlessly combines primate watching and immersive cultural experiences. Day 1: Arrival in Ha Tien - Tour at the afternoon
Your adventure begins as you arrive in Ha Tien, a picturesque town nestled at the foot of the limestone mountain. Check-in to your comfortable accommodation and unwind. In the late afternoon, our expert guide will greet you in the hotel lobby, setting the stage for an exciting adventure. Venture into the heart of Ha Tien's natural wonders and savor the tranquil beauty of the landscape.
Day 2: Primate tour in Ha Tien and Culture Rise early for a captivating primate-watching excursion. Our team will pick you up, ensuring you're ready to seize the day. As the sun paints the sky with warm hues, head deep into Ha Tien Limestone Mountain to observe the elusive Germain's Langur. Enjoy a delightful breakfast amidst nature's splendor, complemented by fragrant coffee to invigorate your senses. Complete your primate tour around 11:00 AM, returning to your hotel with cherished memories. This isn't just a primate adventure; it's an opportunity to embrace the rich culture of the region, ensuring your journey is as enriching as it is exciting.

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From 470 $
6 People
3 Days 2 Nights
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Nam Cat Tien National Park , Vietnam
This Primate Watching Tour in Cat Tien National Park is designed for you to easily have short primate-watching tours during your time in Vietnam

Why do Primate Watching Tour in Cat Tien National Park?

Cat Tien National Park is located 150 km far northeast of Ho Chi Minh (Saigon) City and contains the largest remaining area of lowland tropical forest in South Vietnam. There are 7/24 primate species of Vietnam you can see in Cat Tien National Park: Black-shanked Douc Langur, Annamese Langur, Southern Yellow-cheeked Gibbon, Pygmy Slow Loris, Northern Pig-tailed Macaque, Stump-tailed Macaque, Long-tailed Macaque.

How the itinerary in 3 days Primate Watching Tour in Cat Tien National Park

Day 1 (L,D): Ho Chi Minh - Cat Tien Your adventure begins with a scenic drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Cat Tien National Park. Upon arrival, relish a hearty lunch before embarking on your primate-watching quest. Hop aboard a comfortable jeep and explore the park's lush surroundings, seeking the Pig-tailed Macaque, Stump-tailed Macaque, and Long-tailed Macaque. As the sun sets, venture on a guided evening walk to encounter the elusive Pygmy Slow Loris. Retire to your accommodations for a peaceful night's rest. Day 2 (B,L,D): Cat Tien Rise early for a captivating morning walk in the company of the vibrant Southern Yellow-cheeked Gibbon. Afterward, enjoy a nourishing breakfast before embarking on an exhilarating jeep safari in search of the Annamese Langur and Black-shanked Douc Langur. Return to your lodgings for a well-deserved break and lunch. Spend your afternoon immersed in primate-watching activities, seeking further encounters with these remarkable creatures. As the day concludes, savor your last evening amidst the park's enchanting landscapes. Day 3 (B,L): Cat Tien - Ho Chi Minh Begin your day with a final sunrise rendezvous with the enchanting Southern Yellow-cheeked Gibbon. Make the most of your remaining time to observe any primate species you may have missed. Following lunch and check-out, bid farewell to Cat Tien National Park as you journey back to vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, concluding your primate-watching odyssey. The quote for this tour
Group size Rate per Person (USD)
1 720
2 570
3 500
4 470
5 450
6 430
Ages Reduction
4 to 12 years 70 % of Adult
0-3 years Free
Includes: Accommodations, Expert guide, private return transportation Sai Gon – Cat Tien, meals and entrance fee, jeep rentals

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6 People
3 Days
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This 3 days Hatinh's Langur Tour in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park is truly exceptional because it provides you with a rare chance to encounter one of the world's most critically endangered primates, the Hatinh's Langur, in its natural habitat. These elusive creatures are on the brink of extinction, making every sighting a precious and unique experience. Our tour offers a carefully crafted itinerary that not only focuses on Hatinh's Langur but also allows you to immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes, diverse wildlife, and rich culture of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. You'll leave with unforgettable memories of this remarkable journey, knowing that your visit has contributed to the conservation of these incredible creatures and their habitat. Tour Highlights:
  • A primary focus on spotting the critically endangered Hatinh's Langur in its natural habitat.
  • Opportunities to enjoy the diverse wildlife and lush landscapes of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
  • Expert guides providing insights into the Langur's behavior and conservation efforts.
  • Comfortable accommodation at Sai Gon Phong Nha Hotel.
  • Delicious Vietnamese cuisine throughout the tour.

The itinerary for [3 days] Hatinh’s Langur primate watching tour

Day 1: Arrival in Phong Nha
  • Morning: Arrive at Dong Hoi Airport or Dong Hoi Airport
  • Transfer to Sai Gon Phong Nha Hotel for check-in and freshen up.
  • Lunch at the hotel or a local restaurant.
  • Afternoon: Start your adventure with a visit to the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Visitor Center to learn about the park's biodiversity, including the critically endangered Hatinh's Langur. While Hatinh's Langur is our main focus, you'll also have the chance to enjoy the diverse wildlife and lush landscapes of the park.
  • Evening: Enjoy a welcome dinner at the hotel, where you'll meet your guide and fellow travelers.
Day 2: Hatinh’s Langur Watching and More
  • Early morning: After breakfast, depart for Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
  • Morning: Begin your trekking adventure into the park's lush forests, with a primary goal of spotting the elusive Hatinh's Langur. Along the way, keep an eye out for other fascinating wildlife species and enjoy the breathtaking natural landscapes.
  • Lunch: Savor a packed lunch amidst the park's natural beauty.
  • Afternoon: Continue your trekking expedition, exploring the Langur's habitat. While searching for Hatinh's Langur, you'll have opportunities to observe other wildlife, such as diverse bird species and unique plants.
  • Evening: Return to Sai Gon Phong Nha Hotel for a relaxing evening. Share stories of your day's adventure with fellow travelers over dinner.
Day 3: Departure with Lasting Memories
  • Early morning: After breakfast, check out from Sai Gon Phong Nha Hotel.
  • Morning: Depending on your departure schedule, you can opt for additional activities in Phong Nha, such as visiting the stunning Phong Nha Cave or exploring local villages. It's a great opportunity to appreciate the broader natural beauty and culture of the region.
  • Lunch: Enjoy a local meal at a restaurant in Phong Nha.
  • Afternoon: Transfer to Dong Hoi Airport or Dong Hoi Railway Station for your onward journey, filled with lasting memories of Hatinh's Langur and the diverse landscapes and wildlife you've encountered.
6 People
2 Days
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Overview Ultimate Reptile and Amphibian Watching Tour in Takou Reserver

Dive deep into the heart of Takou National Reserve, a haven for reptiles and amphibians. This 2-day tour, curated by WANEE, offers wildlife enthusiasts a unique opportunity to observe, photograph, and learn about Vietnam's rich herpetofauna.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Exploration
Briefing session and introduction to the reserve's biodiversity.
Guided trek through the reserve's primary habitats.
Spot and learn about various reptiles and amphibians with our expert guides.
Night walk to observe nocturnal species.
Day 2: Wetland Wonders & Departure
Early morning exploration of the reserve's wetlands.
Observe aquatic amphibians and reptiles in their prime activity.
Breakfast at the camp.
Recap session and Q&A with guides.
Departure from Takou National Reserve.

What's Included

Expert herpetologist guides.
Accommodation in eco-friendly tents.
All meals, including traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Entry fees to Takou National Reserve.
4 People
2 Days
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Nestled just a short drive from Ho Chi Minh City (1 hour-drive), Ma Da is a haven for reptile and amphibian enthusiasts. This untouched sanctuary boasts a rich tapestry of habitats, from dense forests to shimmering freshwater ecosystems, making it a hotspot for over 70 species of reptiles and 20 species of frogs. As night falls, the reserve transforms, revealing nocturnal creatures like the vibrant Tokay gecko and elusive snakes. Guided by knowledgeable locals, visitors are not only guaranteed a genuine wilderness experience but also contribute to the vital conservation efforts in the area. Combine this with the chance to immerse in local traditions and Ma Da offers a perfect blend of adventure and cultural enrichment. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR BOOKING IN ADVANTEGE

Detail Itinerary for Ma Da National Reserve Reptile & Amphibian Watching Tour

Day 1: Arrival and Exploration
08:00 AM: Depart from Ho Chi Minh City to Ma Da National Reserve.
10:30 AM: Arrive at the reserve and begin the herping adventure. Explore different habitats and hotspots.
01:00 PM: Lunch at a local restaurant.
02:00 PM: Continue the herping tour, focusing on specific areas known for high reptile and amphibian activity.
07:00 PM: Dinner and overnight stay at a local lodge.
Day 2: Deep Dive into Herping
06:00 AM: Early morning exploration to spot species that are active during dawn.
08:00 AM: Breakfast.
09:00 AM: Visit specific zones of the reserve known for unique species.
12:30 PM: Lunch.
02:00 PM: Final herping session, exploring areas near water bodies for amphibians.
05:00 PM: Departure to Ho Chi Minh City.
07:30 PM: Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City.
4 People
4 Days
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Herping tour in Dalat Plateau unveils a realm of endemic reptiles and amphibians. Dive into Di Linh and Dalat's forests during a prime 4-day journey, accentuated by expert guides and eco-lodging from May to October.

Why choose this Herping tour in Dalat Plateau:

With its unique highland climate and diverse ecosystems, Dalat Plateau is a haven for reptile and amphibian enthusiasts. The region boasts a rich biodiversity, with many species endemic to the area. Exploring the dense forests, wetlands, and waterfalls, you'll have the opportunity to spot, photograph, and learn about these fascinating creatures in their natural habitat. You can also see more images on this site! When: The best time to embark on this tour is during the wet season, from May to October. This period sees a surge in amphibian activity, with many species breeding and being more active. The rains also make the forests lush and vibrant, enhancing the overall experience.
What: Over the span of 4 days, you'll:
Explore the dense forests of Di Linh and Dalat, known for their rich reptile and amphibian populations.
Visit local hotspots like Tuyen Lam Lake, Valley of Love, and Elephant Waterfall.
Engage in herping sessions with local experts, learning about the species you encounter.
Attend workshops and presentations on local biodiversity and conservation efforts.
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How: The tour is designed to be comprehensive yet flexible:
Day 1: Arrival and exploration of Di Linh.
Day 2: Transition to Dalat with stops at amphibian-rich stream, wetlands.
Day 3: Full day exploration of Dalat's reptile and amphibian hotspots.
Day 4: Departure from Lien Khuong Airport.
Throughout the tour, you'll be accompanied by knowledgeable guides, ensuring a safe and informative experience. The itinerary includes stays at eco-lodges and local hotels, providing a comfortable base for your adventures. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR MORE DETAIL, PRICES, SPECIES AND ITINERARY.
6 People
4 Days
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Why: Cat Tien National Park is a biodiversity hotspot. Its lowland tropical forests, wetlands, and grasslands make it a prime location for reptile and amphibian enthusiasts. The park is home to numerous endemic and rare species, offering a unique opportunity to observe these creatures in their natural habitats.
When: The ideal time for this tour is during the wet season, typically from May to November. During this period, amphibians are particularly active, and the lush greenery enhances the overall wildlife-watching experience.
What: Over the 4-day span, participants will:
Explore various habitats within the park, from dense forests to riverbanks.
Engage in night treks, when many reptiles and amphibians are most active.
Attend with herpetologists to learn about the species in the park.
Visit specific zones known for high herpetofauna activity, such as the Crocodile Lake.
How: The tour itinerary
Day 1: Arrival at Cat Tien National Park. Evening introduction and briefing session.
Day 2: Full-day exploration of the park's primary habitats. Night trek to spot nocturnal species.
Day 3: Visit to specific areas like the Crocodile Lake, known for its reptile population.
Day 4: Morning recap and final exploration. Departure in the afternoon.
Highlight Reptile & Amphibian Species in Cat Tien National Park
Siamese Crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis): A critically endangered freshwater crocodile.
Indochinese Rat Snake (Ptyas korros): A common snake species found in various habitats.
Water Monitor (Varanus salvator): One of the largest lizards in Asia.
Javan Tree Frog (Rhacophorus javanus): A colorful tree frog found in the park's forests.
Annam Flying Frog (Rhacophorus annamensis): Known for its ability to glide or "fly" between trees.
Many-striped Caecilian (Ichthyophis multicolor): A limbless amphibian resembling a worm or snake.
10 People
3 Days
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Why: Cat Tien National Park, a UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserve, is a haven for insect and butterfly enthusiasts. Its diverse ecosystems, ranging from tropical forests to wetlands, are home to a myriad of butterfly species and other fascinating insects, making it a prime location for entomological exploration.
When: The best period for this tour is during the transition from the dry to the wet season, typically from April to June. This is when many butterfly species are most active, and the park's flora is in full bloom, attracting a plethora of insects.
What: Over the 3-day expedition, participants will:
Engage in guided treks to explore various habitats, focusing on butterfly hotspots.
Participate in night walks to observe nocturnal insects.
Document and photograph the diverse species encountered.
How: The tour unfolds as follows:
Day 1: Arrival & Introduction to Cat Tien's Insect World
Arrive at Cat Tien National Park.
Check-in and lunch at the park's accommodation.
Introductory session on the park's butterfly and insect diversity.
Guided trek to explore primary habitats, focusing on butterfly-rich zones.
Dinner followed by a night walk to spot nocturnal insects like beetles, moths, and stick insects.
Day 2: Deep Dive into Butterfly & Insect Exploration
Breakfast at the accommodation.
Full-day exploration of different park zones, including wetlands and forest edges, known for diverse insect populations.
Visit to specific areas like the Heavenly Rapids, where many butterfly species congregate.
Recap of the day's sightings.
Night exploration focusing on unique insect behaviors, like bioluminescent beetles.
Day 3: Final Exploration & Departure
Early morning trek to capture the beauty of butterflies in the soft morning light.
Breakfast and a wrap-up session, discussing the species documented during the tour.
Lunch and free time for last-minute exploration or relaxation.
Departure from Cat Tien National Park.

Highlight Species in Cat Tien National Park:

Common Bluebottle (Graphium sarpedon)
Red Helen (Papilio helenus)
Peacock Pansy (Junonia almana)
Giant Forest Ant (Camponotus gigas)
Lantern Bug (Pyrops candelaria)
Stick Insect (Phasmatodea)
This tour offers a unique opportunity to delve deep into the entomological wonders of Cat Tien National Park, combining hands-on exploration with educational insights. Whether you're an avid butterfly lover or a curious explorer, this expedition promises a memorable experience.
6 People
3 Days
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Why: The Dalat Plateau, with its unique highland climate and varied ecosystems, is a treasure trove for butterfly and insect enthusiasts. The combination of dense forests, flowering meadows, and freshwater habitats in Di Linh and Dalat provides a sanctuary for a myriad of butterfly species and other fascinating insects.
When: The optimal time for this expedition is during the transition between the dry and wet seasons, typically from April to July. This period sees a burst of floral activity, attracting a diverse range of butterflies and insects.
What: During the 4-day expedition, participants will:
Engage in guided treks across different habitats, with a keen focus on butterfly and insect hotspots.
Participate in night explorations to observe and document nocturnal insect species.
Attend interactive sessions to learn about the life cycles, behaviors, and conservation challenges of butterflies and insects in the region.
Document, photograph, and even sketch the diverse species encountered.
How:The expedition is structured as follows:
Day 1: Arrival in Di Linh & Introduction
Arrive in Di Linh.
Check-in at a local eco-lodge and lunch.
Introductory session on the region's butterfly and insect diversity.
Guided trek exploring primary habitats in Sam Pass.
Dinner followed by a night walk to spot nocturnal insects.
Day 2: Deep Exploration in Di Linh
Breakfast at the eco-lodge.
Full-day exploration of Di Linh's forests and meadows, documenting diverse butterfly and insect species.
Interactive workshop on butterfly identification and their ecological significance.
Recap of the day's sightings and discussions.
Night exploration focusing on unique insect behaviors.
Day 3: Transition to Dalat & Exploration
Breakfast and departure for Dalat.
Arrive in Dalat and check-in at the hotel.
Explore local butterfly hotspots in Dalat, such as the Valley of Love and Tuyen Lam Lake.
Dinner in Dalat followed by a night walk in local gardens to observe nocturnal insects.
Day 4: Final Exploration in Dalat & Departure
Early morning trek in local forests.
Breakfast and a wrap-up session, discussing the species documented during the expedition.
Lunch and free time for last-minute exploration or relaxation.
Departure from Dalat.
Highlight Species in Dalat Plateau:
Dalat White (Pieris dalati)
Blue Admiral (Kaniska canace)
Common Palmfly (Elymnias hypermnestra)
Dalat Stick Insect (Ramulus dalatensis)
Highland Lantern Bug (Pyrops sultana)
Dalat Jewel Beetle (Sternocera aequisignata)
This expedition offers participants a deep dive into the entomological wonders of the Dalat Plateau. With a blend of hands-on exploration, educational insights, and the serene beauty of the highlands, this tour promises an unforgettable experience for all nature enthusiasts.
From 3.200 $
6 People
14 Days

Vietnam Primates Watching Tour: A Journey Beyond the Ordinary

Vietnam, a country renowned for its rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes, has yet another treasure hidden within its dense forests and misty mountains - its diverse and unique primate species. For those with a penchant for wildlife and a thirst for adventure, our meticulously crafted 14-day Vietnam Primates Watching Tour offers an unparalleled opportunity to delve deep into the heart of Vietnam's primate kingdom.

The Primate Spotlight

Primates, often considered our closest relatives in the animal kingdom, have always fascinated humans. Their complex behaviors, expressive faces, and intricate social structures offer a mirror to our own evolutionary past. Vietnam, in particular, is a hotspot for primate diversity, with several species that are found nowhere else on Earth. This tour is designed to shine a spotlight on these incredible creatures, offering travelers a chance to observe them in their natural habitats, understand their behaviors, and learn about the conservation efforts in place to protect them.
The Golden-headed Langur of Cat Ba, with its striking appearance and critically endangered status, is one of the many highlights of this journey. Found only on Cat Ba Island, these langurs are a testament to the unique evolutionary paths that isolated populations can take. Observing them in the wild, with their golden manes glowing in the sun, is a sight that stays with you long after the journey ends.
The Delacour's Langur, with its distinctive "white pants", offers another unforgettable wildlife experience. Found only in the north-central part of Vietnam, these langurs are a symbol of the country's rich biodiversity. Their playful antics and curious nature make them a favorite among travelers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.
But the primate wonders don't end there. The Red Shanked Douc, with its vibrant colors and graceful movements, is often referred to as the "queen of primates". The dense forests of PNKB National Park and Da Nang provide the perfect backdrop to observe these stunning creatures. The park is also home to several other primate species, including the Ha Tinh Langur, various species of Macaques, and the elusive Slow Loris.

Beyond Primates: A Holistic Experience

While primates are the main focus of this tour, the journey offers so much more. The landscapes of Vietnam, from the limestone cliffs of Van Long Nature Reserve to the coastal beauty of Da Nang and the highland charm of Da Lat, provide a constantly changing backdrop to this adventure. Each destination has been carefully selected not just for its primate populations, but also for its natural beauty, cultural significance, and the unique experiences it offers.
Travelers will have the opportunity to interact with local communities, understand their way of life, and learn about the intricate balance between humans and wildlife. Workshops on primate photography, cultural performances, traditional storytelling sessions, and interactions with conservationists add depth to the journey, making it a holistic experience.

Conservation at the Core

At the heart of this tour is a strong emphasis on conservation. With several of Vietnam's primate species facing threats from habitat loss, hunting, and climate change, there's an urgent need for conservation efforts. This tour aims to raise awareness about these challenges and highlight the efforts being made to address them. A portion of the tour's proceeds goes directly to local conservation initiatives, ensuring that travelers are directly contributing to the protection of the species they come to see.

In Conclusion

The Vietnam Primates Watching Tour is not just a holiday; it's an immersive experience that offers a deep dive into the world of primates. It's a journey of discovery, learning, and connection. Whether you're a seasoned wildlife enthusiast, a budding naturalist, or someone looking for an off-the-beaten-path adventure, this tour promises memories that will last a lifetime. Join us as we embark on this odyssey into the heart of Vietnam's primate kingdom, and witness the magic of nature up close.

The 14 days itinerary for Vietnam Primates Watching Tour

Day 1: Ha Noi - Cat Ba, Hai Phong
Kickstart your adventure in the vibrant city of Ha Noi. From the urban hustle, we'll transition to the tranquil Cat Ba in Hai Phong. Here, the enchanting “Golden-headed Langur” awaits. As night falls, relax and recharge for the adventures ahead.
Day 2: Discovering Cat Ba's Treasures
Dive deep into the world of the Cat Ba Langur. Witness their mesmerizing golden heads and experience the magic of nature. As the day concludes, enjoy a peaceful night under the starry sky.
Day 3: Journey to White-Panted Wonders
After a morning with the Cat Ba Langur, we'll head to Van Long Nature Reserve. Amidst the dramatic limestone cliffs, meet the unique “Delacour's Langur” or the “langur with white pants”. Enjoy a serene sampan ride, capturing the beauty around.
Day 4: Delving into Delacour's World
Spend a day dedicated to the Delacour's Langur. Learn about their habits, habitats, and the tales that make them so special in Vietnam's rich biodiversity.
Day 5: PNKB's Primate Playground
Wave goodbye to Van Long and set forth to PNKB National Park. Here, the Ha Tinh Langur and other primates eagerly await to showcase their world.
Day 6 & 7: PNKB's Primate Extravaganza
Two action-packed days at PNKB. From the elegance of the Red Shanked Douc to the playful antics of the Macaques, there's never a dull moment.
Day 8: Da Nang's Red-Hued Wonders
Next stop: Da Nang. Get ready to be mesmerized by the tales of the Red-shanked Douc. As the sun sets, gear up for a day of photography and exploration.
Day 9: Picture-Perfect Da Nang
Capture the essence of the Red-shanked Douc through your lens. Whether you're an amateur or a pro, this day promises picture-perfect moments.
Day 10: Da Lat's Scenic Sojourn
Travel to the picturesque Da Lat. Depending on the season, choose the best route to maximize your time and experience.
Day 11: Cat Tien's Primate Party
Enter the world of Cat Tien, where a variety of primates from the Black Shanked Douc to the Silver Langur are ready to greet you with their unique tales.
Day 12 & 13: Living the Cat Tien Dream
Immerse yourself in the primate wonders of Cat Tien. Every moment promises a new discovery, a new story.
Day 14: Farewell at Ho Chi Minh
Conclude your primate adventure with a morning in Cat Tien. Then, head back to Ho Chi Minh, taking with you memories, photographs, and stories to cherish forever.

When is the best-time for this tour and why?

The optimal time for Vietnam's Primate Watching Tour is the dry season, spanning from November to April. This period promises cooler temperatures, minimal rainfall, and clearer skies, ensuring comfortable treks and unhindered access to national parks. Moreover, primates, such as the Golden-headed Langur, are notably more active during these months, enhancing daytime sighting opportunities. The drier conditions also mean fewer mosquitoes, reducing the risk of insect-borne diseases. Additionally, this timeframe coincides with several Vietnamese cultural festivals, offering travelers a chance to immerse themselves in local traditions. While Vietnam's biodiversity ensures a rewarding experience throughout the year, the dry season, especially from November to April, is particularly favorable for primate enthusiasts.
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