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$945 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Kalimantan Wildlife Expedition

Day 1: Pangkalan Bun ArrivalUpon arrival at Pangkalan Bun, you will be met by our local representatives who will take directly to harbor. Get on a boat and cruise through the Kumai River for 2 hours. Afternoon tour is available to watch wild animals in their habitat such as, crocodiles, Orangutans, proboscis monkeys and beautiful birds. Return to your lodge where dinner will be served and overnight.Day 2: Camp Leakey ExplorationBreakfast at the lodge. Start your journey today by 1-hour river cruise to Pondok Tanggui to see Orangutans feeding in the morning. In the fruit seasons, Orangutans may not come on the feeding platform but this means a good thing that Orangutans prefer to have natural foods and able to survive in the jungle. Next destination will be 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 you were lucky then you will spot fresh water crocodiles or other wildlife scenes. At Camp Leakey, you will trek through the Borneo rainforest and spotting Orangutans in their natural habitat. Back to the boat in the afternoon, cruise back to the lodge.Day 3: Visit to PesalatBreakfast in the morning at the lodge. Today you will visit Pesalat area, the rehabilitation of reforestation. The area has been developed for re-introducing the rain forest and reintroduction of the orangutans especially for the babies. Afterwards, you will be taken back to the lodge and enjoy the rest of the day free at leisure.Day 4: Pangkalan Bun DepartureBreakfast at Lodge then return to Pangkalan Bun and transfer you to the airport to catch your flight to your next destination.

$539 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days 2 Nights Tanjung Puting Klotok (Deluxe)

Day 1: Arrival Pangkalan Bun – Kumai Port – Klotok boat to Tanjung PutingMeet your assigned guide upon arrival at Iskandar Airport in Pangkalan Bun, then it is approximately 30-minute drive to Kumai port in Central kalimantan escorted by our local guide. Get onboard on a wooden ‘klotok’ boat and start your journey from Kumai river into the wilderness up the Sekonyer River until you reach your accommodation. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat featuring an upper deck where you can view your panoramic rainforest surroundings. The crew on your vessel includes the boatman, a cook and an expert guide who will provide you with info related to the trip and the many amazing sights you have in store. Check in upon your arrival at the accommodation and enjoy the dinner at the restaurant.Overnight at Rimba Ecolodge  Day 2: Tanjung Puting National Park – Pondok Tanggui – Camp LeakeyBreakfast served at the hotel. Continue to cruise up the river to arrive at Pondok Tanggui. Walk on the wooden platform built by volunteers from around the world to visit the feeding station and to observe Orangutans in their natural habitat. Enjoy freshly cooked lunch as the boat glides through the river to arrive at Camp Leakey located approximately an hour away. Established in 1971 by Dr. Birute Galdikas and Rod Brindamour as the Orangutan Research and Conservation Base, here you can do a short trekking to the feeding station and observe how an Alpha male can be the king amongst all. Spend the rest of the day hiking through the rainforest, exploring peat swamps, lowland dipterocarp habitat, searching for wildlife or enjoying varieties of fungi, orchid, slipper orchid, mosses and ferns. Keep your eyes open during the boat journey to follow as you will get a chance to see proboscis monkeys roosting on trees by the river and a great variety of endemic birds flying by. In the evening, opt for a night trek in Pondok Ambung Research Station to seek out some nocturnal wildlife, or simply relax on your houseboat as it glides down the main river for a magical spectacle of fireflies gathering between the growing nipah palms on the riverside. Return to your accommodation afterwards.Overnight at Rimba Ecolodge  Day 3: Tanjung Puting – Kumai Port – Departure Pangkalan BunWake up to the cry of Gibbons, early birdsong and wild macaque troops. Breakfast is served onboard as the boat returns back to the port in Kumai. You will be transferred to the airport to continue your journey to next destination with amazing memories of your experience at Tanjung Puting National Park. 

$403 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Days 2 Nights Tanjung Puting Klotok (Standard)

Day 1: Arrival Pangkalan Bun – Transfer to Kumai – Klotok boat to Tanjung Puting Meet your assigned guide upon arrival at Iskandar Airport in Pangkalan Bun, then it is approximately 30-minute drive to Kumai port in Central kalimantan escorted by our local guide. Get onboard on a wooden ‘klotok’ boat and start your journey from Kumai river into the wilderness up the Sekonyer River. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat featuring an upper deck where you can view your panoramic rainforest surroundings. The crew on your vessel includes the boatman, a cook and an expert guide who will provide you with info related to the trip and the many amazing sights you have in store. The houseboat facilities include a thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled water, mosquito net, kitchen and a simple toilet available on board.   Overnight on Klotok houseboatDay 2: Tanjung Puting National Park – Pondok Tanggui – Camp Leakey Following a delicious breakfast at sunrise, cruise up the river to arrive at Pondok Tanggui. Walk on the wooden platform built by volunteers from around the world to visit the feeding station and to observe Orangutans in their natural habitat. Enjoy freshly cooked lunch as the boat glides through the river to arrive at Camp Leakey located approximately an hour away. Established in 1971 by Dr. Birute Galdikas and Rod Brindamour as the Orangutan Research and Conservation Base, here you can do a short trekking to the feeding station and observe how an Alpha male can be the king amongst all. Spend the rest of the day hiking through the rainforest, exploring peat swamps, lowland dipterocarp habitat, searching for wildlife or enjoying varieties of fungi, orchid, slipper orchid, mosses and ferns. Keep your eyes open during the boat journey to follow as you will get a chance to see proboscis monkeys roosting on trees by the river and a great variety of endemic birds flying by. In the evening, opt for a night trek in Pondok Ambung Research Station to seek out some nocturnal wildlife, or simply relax on your houseboat as it glides down the main river for a magical spectacle of fireflies gathering between the growing nipah palms on the riverside. Overnight on Klotok houseboatDay 3: Tanjung Puting – Kumai Port – Departure Pangkalan Bun Wake up to the cry of Gibbons, early birdsong and wild macaque troops. Breakfast is served onboard as the boat returns back to the port in Kumai. You will be transferred to the airport to continue your journey to next destination with amazing memories of your experience at Tanjung Puting National Park. 

$480 Cultural & Theme Tours

4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS ORANGUTAN TOUR LIVEABOARD TANJUNG PUTING

DAY 01 ISKANDAR AIRPORT/HOTEL –KUMAI-NATIONAL PARK–PROBOSCIS MONKEY–PONDOK TANGGUI-HOUSEBOAT(L,D)-Arrival in Pangkalan Bun airport-Our tour guide will assist you to the klotok port in Kumai-Lunch will be served on board. Along the way, you may find congregation of proboscis monkeys sitting at branches of trees in late afternoon-Dinner on the boat-After dinner you will trekking at night at Pondok Tanggui, you have a chance to see Tarantulas, birds, mushrooms and smelly trees.-Back to the boat-Stay overnight on the boatDAY 02 HOUSEBOAT-PESALAT-CAMP LEAKEY-HOUSEBOAT(B,L,D)-After breakfast, Klotok will take you to the jetty of Pesalat reforestation camp-From the jetty, trekking 25 minutes to the reforestation area. Here we can contribute by planting one tree or two-Heading straight to the legendary Camp Leakey at 14:00 pm-Trekking back to the jetty.-Klotok will cruise slowly back.-Free time in the evening.-Dinner on the boat -Stay overnight on the boat.DAY 03 HOUSEBOAT–PONDOK TANGGUI CAMP–TANJUNG HARAPAN CAMP–NIPAH–HOUSEBOAT(B,L,D)-After breakfast, Klotok will proceed to the jetty of Pondok Tanggui Camp.-From the jetty, it takes around 30 minutes trekking to the feeding platform. The feeding time in Pondok Tanggui begins at 09:00 AM.-From Pondok Tanggui, Klotok will cruise to Tanjung Harapan Camp-Lunch will be served on board. -Klotok will reach the jetty of Camp Tanjung Harapan. From the jetty, it takes around 30 minutes walk to the feeding platform. This will be your first encounter with wild orangutans. The feeding time in Camp Tanjung Harapan begins at 15:00 PM.-You may find congregation of proboscis monkeys sitting at branches of trees along the riverbank in late afternoon.-When it gets dark, Klotok will stop at Nipah Palm area, this ia a place to see fireflies, boat parks at a riverbank.-Dinner will be served on board.-Free time in the evening.-Stay overnight on board.DAY 04 HOUSEBOAT–SEKONYER VILLAGE-KUMAI –RUMAH BETANG-AIRPORT/HOTEL (B,L) -After breakfast, Klotok  will visit Sekonyer village to see the Malayan setlement way of living.-After visit Sekonyer village klotok will be heading back to Kumai.-Lunch on the boat-Arrive at Pasir Panjang Village. Ikat Tongang will do for you by Native people there. Blessing, Hornbill Dance and Drink Rice Wine(Tuak) are Dayak Tomun culture to ancestor in long time ago. Now they are still keeping and growing this custum to bless, wish, connect and welcome you to their home at Betang house the leader of the Dayaknese/native people will welcome at Rumah Betang.-You’ll be transferred to the airport.  TOUR END