3D2N Orangutan Houseboat Tour in Tanjung Puting National Park

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Kumai

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We offering a small group tour, sharing with another traveller. Every small group will need maximum 10 people.We will use a big boat and sahring accomodation on the boat.River cruising into the Borneo legendary rainforest. Staying on the typical boat called kelotok, your floating homestay. Visiting 3 Orangutan feeding station: Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui and the most historical Camp Leakey- first research of Bornean Orangutan started. Packs of endemic primate in Borneo: Proboscis Monkey-big nose and fatty bellied, Sundaic-silvered Langur with their golden baby. Cruising into the black water river-Simpang Kanan river you will understand why DR. Birute M.F. Galdikas wrote her book : Reflection of Eden: My Years with the Orangutans in Borneo.
Enjoy a complimentary hotel or airport pick up, our guide will transfer you to Kumai harbor where your house boat called Kelotok waiting for orangutan journey. Wooden comfortable boat with American toilet, galley, comfortable bedding. Our crew are English speaking guide, captain, deckhand and cook will really happy to help you. Food and drinks provided during the tour, please feel free to tell me if you have any special dietary or food restriction. We can work with kosher, vegan, vegetarian and others. DAY 1 : Pangkalan Bun – Kumai – Tanjung Harapan CampLeaving Kumai River, you’ll have an opportunity to see riverfront life. Then, cruising to Sekonyer River, the estuarine habitat with unique vegetation called mangrove, before your first stop to Tanjung Harapan Camp to watch Orangutan feeding at 15.00 o’clock. Watch along the river bands for wildlife such as Proboscis Monkey-the endemic monkey in Borneo, Long-tailed Macaque, Red-leaf Monkey, Silvered Langur or birdlife along the riverside. After watching Orangutan, then continue on cruising up for overnight in the Kelotok. You’ll have time to relax, enjoying fresh air or do some primate spotting in the roosting tree while the boat find out a good place to tie up. Meals Provided L DDAY 2 : Pondok Tanggui – Camp Leakey – Pondok AmbungAfter a sunrise breakfast, cruising up the river to Pondok Tanggui, Orangutan feeding time at 09.00 am, then continue on to Camp Leakey, the legendary Orangutan Rehabilitation Camp, where Prof. Birute MF. Galdikas starting her study in early 1971. Boating a side creek through tea colored water where you will see the magnificent reflection from the vegetation along the river, when lucky with you, the fresh water crocodile and other wildlife attraction could find a long river bands. After having lunch and departing in Camp Leakey, we can spend the rest of the day by hiking through the Borneo rainforest, exploring peat swamp forest, lowland dipterocarp habitat, searching wildlife or enjoying varieties of fungi, orchid, slipper orchid, mosses and ferns, then enjoying Orangutan feeding time at 14.00 pm. Stay overnight on the boat. Meals Provided B L DDAY 3 : Nypah habitat –Kumai – Pangkalan BunAfter breakfast, continue by Kelotok down river to Kumai.Departing Kumai, you’ll be transfered to Pangkalan Bun, possible to visit our Orangutan souvenir and handicraft gallery before your next destination. All tours will be ended at 09.00 am (during peak season July-August-Sept).

What’s included

  • The price of the trip included:
  • 1. Return transfer from airport/hotel to the airport/hotel.
  • 2. Clean and Proper Boat: A wooden river boat/kelotok with its accommodation (sleeping bed, mosquito net, etc)
  • 3. Good English speaking guide
  • 4. Good Cook for serving meals on boat
  • 5. Meals and drinks (main meals, snack, mineral water, tea/coffee)
  • 8. Ranger donation.
  • 9. Accommodation on the boat
  • 10. Taxation 411128/420
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Entry/Admission - Camp Leakey

What’s not included

  • Not included:
  • Personal expense
  • Hotel/home stay accommodation
  • Alcoholic drink
  • Insurance
  • Tipping
  • Handy-cam/Filming