Pangkalanbuun, Borneo Private 4-Day Orangutan, Primates Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours, Traveler pickup is offeredPortsIskandar Airport Pangkalan Bun (PKN) to Iskandar Airport in Pangkalan bun or to your lodges in Pangkalan bun or Kumai Please notice during peak season (Jul-Aug-Sept) all the tour will be finished at 09.00 am. Let discus for any option according your flights schedule.

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This 4-day private tour is not only a multi-day tour, but a chance to understand human evolution. The orangutan is the great ape in Asia who only lives in Sumatra and Borneo. Orang means people and Utan means hutan or forest “people of the forest”- we share 97% DNA with Orangutans. You will visit 3 Orangutan feeding stations: Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui and Camp Lekey. You may see another exotic animal like Proboscis monkey-Bekantan the endemic primate in Borneo. Silvered Langur, Red-leaf Monkey or Pig-tailed Monkey are exotic primates difficult to see. You may see different kinds of birds, crocodiles in the river banks, plants and blossoms. This is a wildlife experience like no other.Please notice during peak season (Jul-Aug-Sept) all the tour will start no earlier then 10.00 am and will be finished maximum at 09.00 am. Please discus for any optional according flights schedule.
ItineraryDay 1: Pangkalanbuun – Kumai – Tanjung Harapan CampStop At: Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, KalimantanUpon arrival in Pangkalanbuun you’ll be met and transferred to Kumai for boarding to the Kelotok. Leaving 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 visit the Orangutan feeding station at 3pm. After seeing the Orangutans cruise downstream to see groups of Proboscis monkeys - the endemic primate in Borneo. The boat will anchor and you will sleep overnight in the Kelotok beneath the fireflies. If the weather is good (no rain or wind) you can see millions of fireflies like a Christmas tree, but this isn’t guaranteed. Dinner beneath fireflies.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Lunch: Indonesian Cuisine adapted to Europian tasted. • Dinner: Indonesian Cuisine adapted to Europian tasted.Accommodation included: Traditional wooden House boatDay 2: Nypha Habitat - Camp Leakey – Pondok AmbungStop At: Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, KalimantanAfter a sunrise breakfast, cruise up the river. You’ll have time to relax, enjoying fresh air or do some primate spotting in the roosting tree while the boat finds a good place to anchor. The next destination is Camp Leakey, the legendary Orangutan Rehabilitation Camp, where Prof. Birute MF. Galdikas started 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. If lucky you may see fresh water crocodiles and other wildlife attractions along the river banks. The Orangutan feeding time is at 2pm.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Europian Breakfast with local ingredients • Lunch: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tasted • Dinner: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tastedAccommodation included: Traditional wooden house boatDay 3: Pondok Ambung – Pondok Tanggui – Tanjung Harapan - PesalatStop At: Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, KalimantanAfter having breakfast, you will head to Pondok Tanggui. The Orangutan feeding will be at 9am in the morning. After seeing the Orangutans, you will continue to Tanjung Harapan to see the orangutans feeding at 3pm. You will be able to spot wildlife during the slow cruising between Pondok Tanggui and Tanjung Harapan. Sleep overnight in Pesalat.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Europian Breakfast with local ingredients • Lunch: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tasted • Dinner: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tastedAccommodation included: Traditional wooden house boatDay 4: Pesalat Reforestation – Kumai – Pangkalanbuun Stop At: Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, KalimantanAfter breakfast you’ll have a short trek on the wooden jetty before visiting a forest tree seedling which is aimed at enriching the food for the orangutans and also rehabilitate land after previous fires and logging. You will plant your own tree with your name on the tag. Departing Kumai in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Pangkalanbuun (hotel/airport). It is also possible to visit the Orangutan souvenir and handicraft gallery before your next destination. Please notice, during peak season ( Jul-Aug-Sept) all tour will be ended at 09.00 am. Planting trees will modify to fit in the second day before reaching Camp Leakey.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: Europian breakfast with local ingredients • Lunch: This service wouldn't available during peak season (Jul-Aug-Sept) since all tour will be finished at 09.00 amAccommodation included: Traditional wooden house boat

What’s included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • 3-nights accommodation on-board the Kelotok (wooden houseboat)
  • Return airport transfers or your accommodation in Pangkalan Bun or Kumai.
  • English speaking guide
  • Cook who will provide all meals and drinks
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Entrance permit/tickets (traveler, camera, boat)
  • Entry/Admission - Tanjung Puting National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Camp Leakey
  • Entry/Admission - Tanjung Puting National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Tanjung Puting National Park

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Insurance
  • SIMAKSI permit for filming of flying drone

Highlights

  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Family friendly
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Multi-Day Trip

Itinerary

Day 1: Pangkalanbuun – Kumai – Tanjung Harapan Camp Stop At: Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, Kalimantan Upon arrival in Pangkalanbuun you’ll be met and transferred to Kumai for boarding to the Kelotok. Leaving 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 visit the Orangutan feeding station at 3pm. After seeing the Orangutans cruise downstream to see groups of Proboscis monkeys - the endemic primate in Borneo. The boat will anchor and you will sleep overnight in the Kelotok beneath the fireflies. If the weather is good (no rain or wind) you can see millions of fireflies like a Christmas tree, but this isn’t guaranteed. Dinner beneath fireflies. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Lunch: Indonesian Cuisine adapted to Europian tasted. • Dinner: Indonesian Cuisine adapted to Europian tasted. Accommodation included: Traditional wooden House boat
Day 2: Nypha Habitat - Camp Leakey – Pondok Ambung Stop At: Camp Leakey, Central Kalimantan, Kalimantan After a sunrise breakfast, cruise up the river. You’ll have time to relax, enjoying fresh air or do some primate spotting in the roosting tree while the boat finds a good place to anchor. The next destination is Camp Leakey, the legendary Orangutan Rehabilitation Camp, where Prof. Birute MF. Galdikas started 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. If lucky you may see fresh water crocodiles and other wildlife attractions along the river banks. The Orangutan feeding time is at 2pm. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: Europian Breakfast with local ingredients • Lunch: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tasted • Dinner: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tasted Accommodation included: Traditional wooden house boat
Day 3: Pondok Ambung – Pondok Tanggui – Tanjung Harapan - Pesalat Stop At: Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, Kalimantan After having breakfast, you will head to Pondok Tanggui. The Orangutan feeding will be at 9am in the morning. After seeing the Orangutans, you will continue to Tanjung Harapan to see the orangutans feeding at 3pm. You will be able to spot wildlife during the slow cruising between Pondok Tanggui and Tanjung Harapan. Sleep overnight in Pesalat. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: Europian Breakfast with local ingredients • Lunch: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tasted • Dinner: Indonesian cuisines adapted to Europian tasted Accommodation included: Traditional wooden house boat
Day 4: Pesalat Reforestation – Kumai – Pangkalanbuun Stop At: Tanjung Puting National Park, Central Kalimantan, Kalimantan After breakfast you’ll have a short trek on the wooden jetty before visiting a forest tree seedling which is aimed at enriching the food for the orangutans and also rehabilitate land after previous fires and logging. You will plant your own tree with your name on the tag. Departing Kumai in the morning, you’ll be transferred to Pangkalanbuun (hotel/airport). It is also possible to visit the Orangutan souvenir and handicraft gallery before your next destination. Please notice, during peak season ( Jul-Aug-Sept) all tour will be ended at 09.00 am. Planting trees will modify to fit in the second day before reaching Camp Leakey. Duration: 2 hours Meals included: • Breakfast: Europian breakfast with local ingredients • Lunch: This service wouldn't available during peak season (Jul-Aug-Sept) since all tour will be finished at 09.00 am Accommodation included: Traditional wooden house boat
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