Meratus Mountain Trekking

Duration: 05 Days/04 Nights

Grade: Moderate

Borneo River Tour, Borneo white river raftingMeratus Mountain Trekking – Mount Kahung and its valley is part of the Sultan Adam Forest Park. It is the precise choice to gratify the challenge instinct for anyone who loves jungle trekking. The area is mostly protected rainforest contains numerous gorges, rivers and streams that challenge adventurer’s soul to come. This protected rainforest is inhabited by various flora and fauna types such as dipterocarpaceae family, carnivorous pitcher plant, species of wild orchids, rhinoceros hornbills, gibbons, maroon leaf monkeys, clouded leopards, sun bears, and many more. The trekking trails provide various characteristic of tropical and beautiful nature atmosphere that satisfy travelers with an amazing experience to bring home with unbelievable stories for sharing time after time.

Day 01 ARRIVAL IN BANJARMASIN

Meet at airport and directly transfer to hotel for check in. In the afternoon, we will cross downward the Barito River to the estuary for exploring the fascinating mangrove forest which is inhabited by proboscis monkeys, silvery langurs, long tailed maccaques, and species of birds. Return to hotel crossing beautiful rice field, forest, and remote villages. Free at your own leisure.

Day 02 FLOATING MARKET – BELANGIAN – SUNGAI BESAR

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. Next, 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, we will be trekking to Sungai Besar for finding a good place to set a 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. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)

Day 04 JUNGLE TREK – BELANGIAN – 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 DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and free at your 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:
    02 Nights at 3 stars hotel in Banjarmasin
    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