Tanjung Puting Borneo to the Orang Utan

3 days 2 nights

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN PANKALANBUN – KUMAI – HOUSE BOAT - TANJUNG PUTING NATIONALPARK – RIMBA ECOLODGE (L/D)

At 2 PM arrival in Pankalanbun in central Kalimantan (by Trigana Airlines from Semarang). Pick-up by your local guide. The transfer from the airport Pankalanbun to the harbor town Kumai will take about 30 minutes. From the harbor of Kumai you take a boatride on your private house boat you are going use for the two days trip. Lunch will be served on board. From Kumai the house boat will take you to the estuary of the Sekonyer river and drive upwards against the current. You will be able to enjoy the bautiful panorama of flora nad fauna from the roof of the house boat. In Tanjung Puting National Park you will have a chance to see beside Orang Utan also many kinds of animals such as the long nose apes (Nasalis Larvatus), different kind of seldom to see birds, long tails makake mongkeys and various kinds and colorful butterflies. In the Sekonyer river we can see crocodiles (swimming in the river is not allowed!!!) Enjoy the tranquility such as the sounds of the nature from the ship. The trip is really special and diversified. After 2 hours ride you are going to reach the Rimba Ecolodge to spend the night. Dinner will be served in Rimba Ecolodge. (L/A)

 

Day 2:

TANJUNG PUTING NATIONALPARK – PONDOK TANGGUI / ORANGUTAN FEEDING – CAMP LEAKEY / MUSEUM / ORANGUTAN FEEDING – RIMBA ECOLODGE ( F / M / A )

After breakfast in der Rimba Ecolodge we proceed on house boat to the second visit point on this trip on Sekonyer River. Arriving in Pondok Tanggui one of the stations available in Tanjung Puting National Park where Orangutan sre observed and registered. In Pondok Tanggui we are going to participate on the feeding activities of Orang Utan at 09.30. After 30 minutes Soft Trekking along the rainforest in Central Borneo we are going to reach the feeding station of Pondok Tanggui accompanied by a ranger. We need to wait till the rehabilitated Orang Utan come or the wild one to get their food at the feeding station. After the interresting feeding activities we return back to Pondok Tanggui and proceed by house boat to the next station in Camp Leakey. Lunch will be served on house boat. The boat ride will take another 2 hours passing the fertile rainforest to reach Camp Leakey where we can visit a museum that was built by Mrs. Dr. Biruté Galdikas (take a look at Information Orangutan Foundation International) and documentation center of Camp Leakey/Tanjung Puting Nationalpark. We visit the museum and in the afternoon we participate in the feeding activities in the Camp Leakey accompanied by a ranger. The Trekking-Tour to the feeding station will start at 14.30. The trekking through the jungle will take 45 minutes to the feeding station of Camp Leakey. Please just follow the instruction of the ranger. At the dry season many Orang Utan usually come to the feeding station. Please do not try to feed the Orang Utang by yourself alone and nor drinking or eat anything in front of the apes. The best is just watch the feeding activities of Orang Utan. Back to Camp Leakey to get on the house boat. After experiencing the life of the untouched world of these plants and animals we return back to Camp Leakey and to Rimba Ecolodge to spend the second night of your trip. Dinner is available in Rimba Ecolodge (breakfast, lunch and dinner are included)

Day 3:

RIMBA ECOLODGE – KUMAI - PANKALANBUN – TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT ( B )

Early morning breakfast in Rimba Ecolodge and Check-out. The ride on house boat will take 1 ½ hours back to Kumai. From the harbor of Kumai we go straight to the airport Pangkalanbun. The end of the trip. (Flight from Pankalanbun to the next destination).

Price:

2 persons USD 691 per person

4 persons USD 600 per person

Included: full board, all entrances, transfers and guides