Nam Cat Tien National Park has an interesting recent history.
Located 93 miles (150 km) from Ho Chi Minh City, and 186 miles (300 km) from Buon Ma Thuot, it was heavily sprayed with defoliants during the Vietnam War but the large older trees survived, smaller plants recovered and the wildlife made a comeback.
Wildlife of Nam Cat Tien National Park
It is an extremely popular park with birdwatchers due to the astounding variety of birdlife: it boasts 348 species of birds, 439 species of butterfly and over 100 mammals including wild cats, deer, elephants, monkeys and the rare Javan rhinoceros.
Map of Cat Tien National Park
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Places near Cat Tien National Park
- Saigon 61 miles away
- Mui Ne & Phan Thiet 69 miles away
- Dalat 87 miles away
- Central Highlands 99 miles away
- Buon Ma Thuot 100 miles away
- Cai Be 117 miles away
- Can Tho 141 miles away
- Mekong Delta 141 miles away
- Nha Trang 143 miles away
- Chau Doc 155 miles away
- Con Dao Islands 197 miles away
- Kon Tum 206 miles away
- Qui Nhon 208 miles away
- Phu Quoc 237 miles away
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