Orangutan tours and Dayak cultures
Duration : 6 Days - 5 Nights
Highlight : Orangutan feeding time, traditional dayak daily live.
Start and Finish : Pangkalan Bun
Orangutan Tour Description
Enjoy searching wildlife surrounding the forest. some group of proboscis monkey, long tail macaque are quite easy to find a long the river bank. when the lucky with you, False Gavial crocodile sometime come up on the water survey for dry out specially at the black water river up to camp leakey. You have opportunity to take small hike in the forest before enjoy watching orangutan feeding time at both camp : Pondok Tanggui camp and Camp Leakey. The activities will combine with experience dayak peoples daily live and tradition. Our dayak destination is not completely remote area, your trip up to lamandau river will give you experience about the real dayak live such as, stay at traditional long house, you may be involved on traditional dance, and daily activities.
DAY 01 : PANGKALAN BUN - KUMAI - PARK ( L, D )
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by your guide and drive to Kumai for 20 minutes board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 12m by 2.5m with roof upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide's team includes the boatman, crossborneo.com a chef and guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the wildlife such as long noses monkey, long tail macaque, birds along the riverside. Dinner and overnight on the boat. simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar - helpful guides and boatmen
DAY 02 : PARK - CAMP LEAKEY - BOAT (B,L,D).
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2½ hours boating and then up a side creek to
Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest and also known as research center for Orangutan.
Trekking through tropical rainforest searching for wildlife, wild orangutan, birds and other rainforest animals as well as tropical jungle plant.
Back to the boat for lunch then witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for old rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods. Overnight on the boat .
DAY 03 : PARK - PONDOK TANGGUY - PESALAT - TANJUNG HARAPAN - BOAT (B,L,D).
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up the river for Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans,
see feeding time at 09.00am. Afterward continuing the trip to Pesalat replantation camp, See the process of replantation project or take this
opportunity to hike at forest. In the afternoon visit Tanjung harapan rehabilitation center and witness an other feeding time at 15.00.
Free afternoon program, we could visit village near by the park. . Overnight on the boat
(Free additional program : night walking searching for nocturnal animal or glowing mushroom or just enjoy down
the river at nipah palm magrove observing fireflies )
DAY 04 : PARK - KUMAI - PANGKALAN BUN - BAKONSU DAYAK VILLAGE ( B, L, D)
After very early breakfast, boating down to Kumai then transfer by car to drop your luggage at Hotel for. Then straight to the speed boat harbor. Please covered your valuable things with dry bags and put suntan lotion for sun protection. We recommend also bring soft ear plugs as the sounds of speed boat is so noisy. Boat up the Arut and Lamandau river. On the way you will pass some villages along the Lamandau River, logging company, and rapids. You will stop for lunch on the way. Upon arrival at Bakonsu Village after 4 hours drive, our guide will take you to the long house for your accommodation. Sightseeing around the villages. After dinner they will ringing their gong or one of their music instrument to gathering together for this Horn Bill Dancing Party. Lots of people will join and you will be welcome like a King & Queen. Overnight at Long house.
DAY 05 : BAKONSU DAYAK VILLAGE - PANGKALAN BUN. ( B,L,D)
After breakfast, sightseeing around the village. If you are interested to collect some Dayak Artifacts such as the mask, mat, and carvings this is one of the place that available for this kind of stuffs. After packing your luggage, drive down back to Pangkalan Bun by spped boat. On the way stop at Kotawaringin Palace and sightseeing surrounding. Lunch on the way. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun, transfer to hotel. Free program at your own leisure. Overnight at Hotel at Pangkalan Bun.
DAY 06 : PANGKALAN BUN - END. ( B )
After breakfast transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination.TOURS END
Cost Including :
1. Return transfer from & to Pangkalan bun airport
2. Boat Transport : A wooden river boat about 12m by 2m / klotok
3. English speaking guide and own chef
4. Meals as indicated ( meals on the boat serve fresh and good variety indonesia food )
5. Admission fee and park entrance permit
6. Accommodation overnight on the boat ,Pangkalan Bun hotel and Dayak Long house
7. Ranger donation and airport porter
8. Mineral water, Tea, coffee, snack are coming along on the boat and trekking
9. Speed boat for dayak Village
10. Dayak wecome dance
11. Smile :-)
Cost Excluded :
1. Alcoholic beverage, Laundry, Souvenirs
2. Self Insurance
4. Camera and handycam camera fee
5. Force majour
How to confirm :
1. You should inform us your final confirmation departure by email
2. We will provide and send the official final confirmation and invoice description
3. Pay deposit to guaranty the reservation as following :
*** 25% for landcost packages
*** 100% for flight arrangement
*** The balance of payment could make during arrival at Pangkalan Bun ( with some condition )
*** we really appreciated for full payment in advance at least 2 week before departure date
Additional 4% surcharge when Payment made by credit card online via paypal
Additional 3% Surcharge when Payment made on arrival by off line credit Card
No additional charge for cash payment in IDR
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Orangutan Tours Program