Borneo Orangutan adventure tour Tanjung Puting

Orangutan tours, Pangkalan Bun

Borneo Orangutan adventures Tanjung Puting National Park Kalimantan.

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.

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

Orangutan adventures program

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 - Pondok Ambung- Camp leakey

Early morning is the best time for bird watching, or just enjoy the forest surrounding while enjoy breakfast. Back to the boat and cruise up river to the sekoyer river side creek through tea colored water where you will see the magnificent reflection from the vegetation along the river, when lucky with us, the fresh water crocodile and other wildlife attraction could find a long river bank. Arrive at Pondok Ambung ( Former proboscis monkey research center ), we will take trekking around the forest. Lunch provide on the boat while boat up to Camp leakey to witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods. Dinner and Overnight on the boat. (B,L,D )

Day 3: Pondok tanggui - Camp leakey - Down the river

Today boat up the river for Pondok Tangui, the second orangutans station we will visit, witness feeding time at 09.00am. Afterward continuing boating up on tea colored river to camp leakey. You will see the magnificent reflection from the vegetation along the river, when lucky with us, the fresh water crocodile and other wildlife attraction could find a long river bank. Take short trekking through forest searching for wildlife as well as tropical jungle plant. Back to the boat for lunch then witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for orangutan given additional foods. Long way boat down river. Dinner and Overnight on the boat. (B,L,D ).

Day 4: Park - Sungai Buluh - Pangkalan Bun

Early morning (around 05.00 am), board the Kumai river for 1,5 hours to Sungai Buluh Kecil by speedboat. See the feeding time at 07.00 am. Afterwards, board the boat slowly to looking for wild animals along the riverbank, you will see many kind of birds and if lucky, you will see the fresh water crocodile along the river. Afternoon, transfer to Pangkalan Bun to check in at hotel. Free program (you could sightseeing around the city or visit the traditional market to looking for souvenirs). Dinner at local restaurant and Overnight at Blue Kecubung hotel or similar. (B,L,D)

Day 5: Hotel - Pangkalan Bun airport

Breakfast at hotel and free program at your own leisure until time drive to Pangkalan Bun airport for next destination.(B)

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

PACKAGES Including on Orangutan adventures 5 days and 4 nights

  • 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 ).
  • Speed Boat: Speed boat for sungai buluh river
  • Accommodation 1 night at Blue Kecubung Hotelor semilar: Based on twinshare
  • 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.
  • Additional Service: On the boat we provide enough mineral water, few softdring (coke), Tea or coffee and some snack.
  • Smile ;-)

PACKAGES Excluded

  • Airfares and Tax: We could help you to book and issued the flight ticket from and to Pangkalan Bun or other destination.
  • Additional Entrance Permit: Additional charge for park entrance permit is applied when :
    1. Entrance to the park during Sunday and other national holiday IDR.100.000/person/day
  • Hotel or Lodge: The price is based for 3 nights on the boat and 1 night at hotel. For stay at the lodge could be organized based on our contract rate with the lodge or hotel. Please contact us for more
  • Personal Things: Medication, Insurance, Alcoholic beverage, Food and beverage at the hotel not mentioned .
  • Force Majour: Any cost accursed due out of our control such as, Flight cancellation, natural force, etc. But we will help with any possibility we can take to avoid those
  • 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