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Borneo Wildlife Adventure IV

Duration: 07 Days/06 Nights

Grade: Easy

Borneo River Tour

The Borneo island plays host to an enormous assortment of uniquely endangered wildlife, such as the charming and gentle orangutans, colorful proboscis monkeys, and noisy gibbons. The Flora and fauna abound on this paradise-like sanctuary, with a staggering 15,000 species of flowering plants and 3,000 tree types, in addition to rare orchid and 12 species of rafflesia (the world’s largest flower). Borneo has about 222 species of terrestrial mammals, 420 species of resident birds, and more than 3,000 species of anthropod fauna with 1,000 species of it are ants. There are also about 300 species of reptile, 100 species of amphibian, and 440 freshwater fish species which is about the same as Sumatra and Java combined. All of these contributes to what is called as an incredibly diverse area that can make for an ultimate holiday to remember.


Meet at airport and directly transfer to Sungai Rutas village to get our boat cruising the romantic river to spot wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, long tailed macaque, silvery langurs, birds, monitor lizards, and other wild animals on the riverside as well as the daily activities of local people. Afterwards, driving to Loksado across the beautiful swampy and lowland landscape into the plateau of Meratus mountain. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight at lodge in Loksado. (L,D)


After breakfast at the lodge, we will proceed to explore jungle and Dayak land crossing primary and secondary rainforest, hills, waterfall, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, villager farmlands, rivers and cascades, longhouses, cinnamon and rubber trees. In the afternoon, we will back to the lodge through other trail with different beauties of nature. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on lodge. (B,L,D)


After breakfast, we will take an adventure trip of bamboo rafting across beautiful landscape of tropical rainforest along the Amandit riverside meanwhile our coach will be waiting on the downstream for transferring to Banjarmasin for overnight on hotel. (B,L,D)


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. 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. Next, visiting the Bukit Tangkiling Nature Reserve to hike up the hill enjoying beautiful view of plain and rivers from the top as well as the romantic sunset outlook. Afterwards, proceed to the hotel for overnight. (B,L)


After breakfast, we will proceed to Tangkiling port for catching our motorized canoe to reach the Orangutan Island while sightseeing the romantic river and rainforest around, just keep an eye out for monkeys and birds. The orangutan island is managed by Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation (BOSF) for orangutan rehabilitation before releasing to the wild. We will then driving accross beautiful landscape of peat swamp forest into Kereng Pakahi Port to cross the Katingan River while sightseeing wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, kingfishers, hornbills, long tailed maccaques, etc. Afterwards, proceed to Sabangau National Park through Punggu Alas creek for check in to homestay. In a very dry condition of the creek, we have to trek for about 1,5 hours to reach the homestay at WWF Visitor Centre in Sabangau National Park. In the peaceful evening, we can explore the nocturnal animals around the camp. (B,L,D)


After breakfast on the creekside, we will do trekking with ranger into the jungle to explore flora and fauna such as orangutans, monkeys, birds, endemic vegetation, etc. Return to the camp for having lunch and take a rest. In the afternoon, we will check out the homestay and proceed back to Palangka Raya for check in to local hotel. (B,L,D)


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


  • AC land transportation
  • Motorized boats
  • Bamboo rafting
  • Accommodation based on twin share:
    02 Nights at Loksado Lodge
    01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Banjarmasin
    02 Nights at local hotel in Palangka Raya
    01 Night at homestay in WWF visitor center
  • Entrance fee, donation & refreshment
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)


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