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Borneo Wildlife Adventure II

Duration: 06 Days/05 Nights

Grade: Easy

proboscis monkey, Borneo Jungle TrekkingBorneo or Kalimantan is conservatively estimated to hold 223 mammals, including 44 of it is endemic which is not found in anywhere else in the world, 420 resident birds with 37 is endemic, 100 amphibians and more than 400 species of fish with 19 of it is endemic. This mighty island is also home to thousands of plants, lichens and fungi, which in turn form the base of a food chain that nurtures a wide array of species. At least another 15,000 plants of which 6,000 species are found nowhere else in the world. The swamps, mangroves, lowlands and montane forests are the characteristic of the island. The flora and fauna of Borneo is very colorful, impressive, and various, scattered from the high ground into the lowest level of the mighty island. They are magnificent and attracting many scientists and travelers to come and being fascinated.

Day 01  ARRIVAL IN PALANGKA RAYA – BUKIT TANGKILING NATURE RESERVE – HOTEL

Meet at airport and directly transfer to Sungai Gohong Village for check in to the local hotel. We can explore the atmosphere and culture of Dayak Village nearby the hotel. In the afternoon, we will proceed to Bukit Tangkiling Nature Reserve to hike up the hill to enjoy beautiful view of plain and rivers from the top as well as the romantic sunset outlook. Afterwards, return to the hotel for overnight.  (L,D)

Day 02  PALANGKA RAYA – ORANGUTAN ISLAND – JUMPUN PAMBELOM – BANJARMASIN

After breakfast, we will proceed to Tangkiling port for catching our motorized canoe to reach Orangutan Island while sightseeing the beautiful natural black river and rainforest around, just keep an eye out for monkeys and birds.  We will then continue our trip by driving across the beautiful peat swamp forest landscape to reach Jumpun Pambelom for observing the reforestation project on the peat swamp area. If we are lucky, we can meet wild orangutan and other wild animals on this small forest. Afterwards, we will continue driving to Banjarmasin for staying overnight at hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 03  FLOATING MARKET – KINTAP

Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market to explore 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. Afterwards, we will drive for about 3 hours to Kintap town crossing beautiful landscape of Meratus Mountain. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight at local hotel in Kintap town. (B,L,D)

Day 04  KINTAP – PAGATAN BEACH

After breakfast, we will catch our boat to cruise the Asam River to spot crocodiles, proboscis monkeys, langurs, birds, and other wild animals. Afterwards, proceed to Pagatan beach for overnight at the beach cottage. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on the cottage. (B,L,D)

Day 05  PAGATAN BEACH – GOA LIANG KALIH – SUNGAI DURIAN – KOTABARU

After breakfast, we will drive  to Goa Liang Kalih for trekking through the earth to observe the beautiful stalagmites and stalactites of the limestone cave. Next, proceed to Sungai Durian to explore wonderful karst range along the road. Afterwards, we will be driving to Kotabaru for check in to hotel. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight at local hotel in Kotabaru. (B,L,D)

Day 06  KOTABARU – DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and free at own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your flight to next destination. (B)

Included:

  • AC land transportation
  • Motorized boats
  • Accommodation based on twin share:
    01 Night at local hotel in Palangka Raya
    01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Banjarmasin
    01 Night at local hotel in Kintap
    01 Night at Pagatan Beach Cottage
    01 Night at local hotel in Kotabaru
  • Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)

Excluded:

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