Vietnam Comprehensive Birding: Best of Indochinese Birding from South to Central
Vietnam is one of the most beautiful, friendly and fascinating countries in Asia and an early season visit there finds the country at its best, the climate
mostly cool, dry, and enjoyable, the winter birds still in, and the resident ones gearing up for breeding. Vietnam hosts, according to your splitting beliefs, no less than 14 true endemic species (and this number continues to increase as
further work is done and new discoveries made), a further 7 or so restricted to Indochina, and a number of very interesting and distinct “subspecies”, several of which are destined to be future splits. A large range of Southeast Asian species of wider distribution and a host of birds wintering from further north add to the richness of this destination.
Day 1: Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), transfer to Royal Park.
Day 2: Birding en Route to and at Cat Tien National Park.
Days 3 and 4: Birding Cat Tien National Park.
Day 5: Tranfer to and Birding in Di Linh and Nui San Pass.
Day 6: Birding Nui San Pass and en route to Da Lat.
Days 7 and 8: Birding Da Lat Plateau.
Day 9: Birding at Lak Lake and Yok Don National Park.
Day 10: AM Birding at Serepok river. Mang Canh Forest.
Day 11: Mang Canh Forest.
Day 12: AM Birding at Mang Den. Continue on to Lo Xo Pass.
Day 13: AM Birding at Lo Xo. Bach Ma National Park
Day 14: Bach Ma National Park.
Day 15: Bach Ma National Park. PM Transfer to Ke Bang National Park.
Day 16: Ke Bang National Park.
Day 17: Morning birding and departure
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