Kalimantan Birdwatching

Orangutan tours, Pangkalan Bun

Tanjung Puting Birdwatching and orangutan tour Kalimantan

The Program is focus to do birdwatching around Tanjung Puting area, We will take you to the bird spot such as Pesalat area, and along the river. The combination with seeing orangutan could be manage as your own request.

Birds around tanjung puting are : Red-headed Trogon, Long-tailed Broadbill, Slaty-backed Forktail, Green Magpie, and Silver-eared Mesia, Black Laughingthrush, Fire-tufted Barbet, Chestnut-bellied Malkoha and the spectacular Mangrove Pitta, Black-thighed Falconet, Masked Finfoot, Blue-crowned Hanging-Parrot, Raffles’, Chestnut-breasted malkohas, Buffy Fish-Owl, hornbills (including the magnificent Rhinoceros and Helmeted), Malayan Peacock-Pheasant, Crested Fireback, Great Argus, Red-breasted and Crimson-headed partridges, Whitehead’s Trogon, Golden-naped Barbet, Whitehead’s Broadbill, Bornean Treepie, Fruit-hunter, Chestnut-crested Yuhina, Whitehead’s Spiderhunter, Large Frogmouth, Bornean Bristlehead, Storm’s Stork, Blue-headed Pitta, Black-headed Pitta and many more.

The program is suitable to combine with view program mentioned on our website including : Around Borneo tour, Komodo tour and flores surrounding, Java culture and adventures, Tana toraja and sulawesi adventures surrounding and some other destination. We are able to help you to manage the program and make day by day itinerary including the flight connection which is suitable to your needs as well as the budget

Tanjung Puting Birdwaching trip & Orangutan tour 4 Days

Day 1: Pangkalan bun - Kumai - Tanjung Harapan

Arrival at Pangkalan Bun drive to Kumai for 20 minutes and board on the boat and up to sekoyer river to tanjung puting national park. If the time permitted, on the way up stop Tanjung Harapan orangutan Rehabilitation to witness feeding time at 15.00pm. Late afternoon cruise slowly the river observe the wildlife such long noses monkey , long tail macaque, birds along the riverside. Dinner and Overnight on the boat ( L, D )

Day 2: Pesalat birwatching - Pondok Tanggui - A long river

Early morning around 5 am, up to Pesalat camp for birdwatching, Back to the boat for breakfast then up to the river slowly while birdwatching along the river up to Pondok Tanggui. Trekking at Pondok Tanggui forest observe for bird and other wildlife, Back to the boat for lunch. Afternoon start at 16.pm, boat up the river for afternoon birdwatching along the river up to camp leakey. Dinner and overnight on the boat. (B,L,D)

Day 3: Along the river - Camp leakey orangutan and birdwatching

Early morning start boating the river observing birds along the sekoyer river. Lunch on the boat, free program until time to witness feeding time for orangutan at camp leaky. Late afternoon birdwatching at camp leakey forest . Dinner and overnight on the boat (B,L,D)

AlongDay 4: Boat down to Kumai - Pangkalan Bun airport

Breakfast on the boat then boat down the river back to Kumai and drive to Pangkalan Bun airport for next destination.(B)

PRICE mentioned is person based for 2 person
For more person, Please contact us

PACKAGES Including on the program

  • Transfer in and out airport Transfer from the airport using airport taxi and transfer from kumai to airport using private car. The transfer in and out is valid only the route mentioned on the program. It Adjustable when you would like to take the transfer in and out from your hotel
  • Tourist wooden boat: Or called "Klotok" ( May be because the sound tok...tok...tok....). It traditional wooded boat, wide around 2,5 m and around 17 m long. Davide into 2 different deck: below deck is used for crew area, luggage area, and kitchen. Upper deck is cover with the roof and it is used for serve meals, sleeping area and relax area to enjoy surrounding. The toilet set up on the back of the boat. it western style toilet with cold shower for take a bath ( Towel is provide ).
  • Accommodation 3 nights on the boat: We provide comfortable mattress with clean sheet and blanked. The sleeping area set on upper deck and it is covered with mosquito net. We could help you to organize overnight at Rimba lodge with additional charge.
  • Meals as mentioned ( B,L,D): Meals is served fresh, hygienist and cook by our own chef. We will serve few different dish of Indonesian food in one time meal and everyday are different .
  • Park Entrance Permit: Price is offered based on 3 days entrance permit. the additional charge will apply for next entrance to the park. Please read Packaged Excluded.
  • Guide: English speaking guide, Some of our guide may speak very little Spanish.
  • Donation and Admission fee: Donation give to the ranger at every camp. including the trekking program
  • Additional Service: On the boat we provide enough mineral water, few softdring (coke), Tea or coffee and some snack.
  • Smile ;-)

PACKAGES Excluded

TRAVEL tip

  • Kalimantan forest is the endemic for malaria disease. Please make sure that you have consult to your doctor and drink preventive medicine properly
  • A camera is a must. You will find a lot of amazing things along the way. Don’t forget to bring your extra battery. There will be generator on the klotok but it’s very limited and won’t be enough to accommodate all the electronic stuff on the boat.
  • Use you mosquito repellent to avoid insects bite as well as leech. It’s better for you to use long sleeves and trousers as well as shoes if you will go for trekking. When raining season the trekking path will be muddy and lots of leech everywhere.
  • Bring Jacket and rain coat in case of raining. Cap and sun screen lotion to prevent sun burning
  • When you are about to enter the camp, make sure you don’t bring anything but camera and small bagpack. If they see you bring plastic bag, they will try to grab them and to check where there is food inside. Only God and the orang utans know when it will be returned back to you :-}
  • Bring flash light, you will need it on the klotok at night
  • Bring your own medicine
  • There is nothing to do at night, no electricity, no proper lights. Just bring something that won’t make you feel boring. Like playing cards etc etc
  • Less raining is the best season when you can visit the national park. Less mosquito and the trekking path is dry. Which is during April – October every year
  • Follow all the instructions from the guide. They are the one who knows every details and conditions inside the park

MAPS & AREA

Map view for Tanjung puting national park

Tanjung puting national park could be reach by direct flight from Jakarta, Surabaya, Semarang, SoloBanjarmasin, Pontianak to Pangkalan Bun as main gate way. You could also get the connection flight from Yogyakarta, Bali, Makasar, Balikpapan Please email us for more information or you could book the flight by your own at www.travelana.co.id

On Arrival at Pangkalan Bun you will drive to Kumai and board to the boat up sekoyer river to home of orangutan.

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Orangutan tour 3D

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The program designed as soft adventure type which is quite suitable for everyone from 3 years old to 80 years old. The highlight of the program are : River boating along tanjung puting national park river, Feeding time for orangutan, Soft trekking to the jungle, Meals surrounding the forest and many unexpected wonderful moment.

Visit Orangutan 4D

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Tanjung puting national park is the destination site. We will visit 3 different camps and 1 reforestation camp, Tanjung harapan, Pondok Tanggui and Camp leakey and learning reforestation project at Pesalat. we will cruise by traditional wooden boat call Klotok up at sekoyer river.

Orangutan camping trip 4D

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Orangutan camping trip is designed to accommodated for the visitor who would like to have more trekking. Beside the highlight program such as feeding time for orangutan, boating up the river, and meet orangutan. You will have opportunity to trek between camp from Pondok Tanggui to Pesalat and continuing with camping on the open air at the forest around Pesalat.

Orangutan birdwatching trip 4D

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Orangutan camping & Turtle release 5D

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It an other orangutan camping trip is designed to accommodated for the visitor who would like to have more trekking. Beside the highlight program such as feeding time for orangutan, boating up the river, and meet orangutan. You will have opportunity to trek between camp from Pondok Tanggui to Pesalat and continuing with camping on the open air at the forest around Pesalat. the trip will including visit Tanjung keluang beach to see the turtle breeding process and we have chance to release them to the sea.

Buluh river Orangutan tour 4D

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Tanjung puting national park is the destination site. We will visit 3 different camps around sekoyer river Tanjung harapan, Pondok Tanggui and Camp leakey,we will also visit quite new orangutan rehabilitation center up to java sea “Buluh river” or call Sungai Buluh Kecil. we will cruise by traditional wooden boat call Klotok up at sekoyer river and speed boat for Buluh river.

Orangutan adventures 5D

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Tanjung puting national park is the destination site. We will visit 3 different camps around sekoyer river Tanjung harapan, Pondok Tanggui and Camp leakey,we will also visit quite new orangutan rehabilitation center up to java sea “Buluh river” or call Sungai Buluh Kecil. we will cruise by traditional wooden boat call Klotok up at sekoyer river and speed boat for Buluh river.

Orangutan,Dayak Bekonsu 5D

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Orangutan, Kudangan 6D

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