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Borneo Roundtrip II

Duration: 07 Days/06 Nights

Grade: Moderate

borneo jungle trekking, Borneo Oranutan TOur PackageBorneo or Kalimantan is known as one of the largest tropical rainforest in the world. The land offers plenty of amazing places to explore. Cruising the Sekonyer river to Tanjung Puting National Park will give you the opportunity to see wild forest with kinds of fascinating fauna, such as; orangutans, monitor lizards, crocodiles, proboscis monkey, wild pig, birds, etc. While the Kahung Valley is part of Meratus Mountain on South Kalimantan which is a precise choice for anyone who loves adventure, started by cruising Riam Kanan Lake with mountainous panorama and birds sightseeing to reach Belangian village for hiking the grass hills and crossing villagers’ farms. Afterwards, encountering the tropical rainforest with plenty of gigantic trees and romantic cascades of which some wild birds and primates showing up occasionally, you will engage the wonderful nature of the Borneo with amazing beauties of the great atmosphere on its forest.

Day 01 ARRIVAL IN BANJARMASIN

Meet at airport and directly transfer to hotel for check in. Next, exploring Banjarese river civilization by taking an afternoon canal sightseeing. Afterwards, return to hotel for overnight. Free at your own leisure.

Day 02 BANJARMASIN – BELANGIAN – SUNGAI BESAR

After breakfast at hotel in Banjarmasin, we will proceed to Aranio port for crossing upward the Riam Kanan Lake to reach Belangian village while sighting beautiful mountainous scenery, floating fishing ponds, and boat making as well as species of bird fly over the lake. Afterwards, soft trekking to Sungai Besar for setting our campsite at riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on the campsite. (B,L,D)

Day 03 JUNGLE TREK

After breakfast, we will be trekking to Riam Cemara crossing villager farmlands, rivers and cascades, meadow, hills, primary and secondary rainforest. Next, continue trekking to Kahung valley waterfall with almost the same characteristic. On our trail, we will hear and see plenty of primates jump on trees as well as wild orchids. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent at riverside. (B,L,D)

Day 04 JUNGLE TREK – BANJARMASIN

After breakfast, proceed to Belangian village for crossing downward the lake to the port and directly transfer to Banjarmasin for overnight on hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 05 FLOATING MARKET – PANGKALAN BUN – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market for exploring the unique culture of Banjarese that trade commodities from boat to boat, then return to hotel crossing Banjarmasin River while sightseeing people activities at riverside. Breakfast at hotel and free at own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your flight to Pangkalan Bun. Arrive at Pangkalan Bun and directly transfer to Kumai village for boarding the houseboat to Tanjung Puting National Park. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat about with roof forms the upper deck where you can view the rainforest as it glides by. The boat crew including the boatman, cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quite river by the houseboat while observing the primates along the riverside. Overnight on houseboat or Rimba Lodge with dining on the boat, with facilities; mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled “mineral” water, mosquito net, kitchen, and simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar helpful guides and boatmen. (B,L,D)

Day 06 TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, we will board the houseboat for cruising upward to Pondok Tanguy to explore the rehabilitation center of the new ex-captive orangutans. Next, return to houseboat for sailing upward the creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. At this station, we will explore the story of first orangutan project in the world, we will then trekking to the feeding station to see rehabilitated orangutans are given additional foods. Afterwards, we will sail down the river while exploring the nature and wildlife on riverside. Lunch and dinner will be served at houseboat. Staying overnight at Rimba Lodge or houseboat. (B,L,D)

Day 07 TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK – DEPARTURE

After breakfast, we will get the morning safari to explore wildlife on riverside. Afterwards, proceed to Kumai village to catch the car for driving to Pangkalan Bun airport for your flight to next destination. (B)

Included:

  • AC land transportation
  • Houseboat in Tanjung Puting
  • Motorized boats
  • Accommodation based on twin share:
    02 Nights at 3 stars hotel in Banjarmasin
    02 Nights at houseboat or Rimba Lodge in Tanjung Puting
    02 Nights at bivouac/tent
  • Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
  • Tent /bivouac
  • Porters on trekking (only carrying supply)

Excluded:

  • Airfares
  • Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
  • Personal expenses