ORANGUTANS & DAYAK TRIBE ADVENTURE 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS PANGKALAN BUN - KUMAI - PONDOK TANGGUI – CAMP LEAKEY - KUMAI – LOPUS VILLAGE - KUDANGAN – PANGKALAN BUN ●Cruise through Tanjung Puting National Park on a houseboat. ●Encounter wild orangutans and explore the otherworldly secrets and biodiversity of one of the world’s last true wilderness locations ●This trip provides you an in-depth look at the fascinating traditions and proud cultural heritage of one of Indonesia’s most storied and unique people; the Dayak tribe.
INCLUDED SERVICES All described sightseeing as in program above Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle Accommodation in Houseboat & hotels with daily breakfast English-speaking local guides Admission fees to indicated sights Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner) Domestic gov’t tax and service charge House Boat during Orangutans Tour Donation for National Park
EXCLUDED SERVICES International air tickets Flights & visa fees Travel Insurance in all kinds Meals not mentioned in itinerary Compulsory Meals Drinks during Meals Tip, drinks, any personal expenses Early check-in and late check-out
DAY 1-PANGKALAN BUN – KUMAI
Upon your arrival in Pangkalan Bun Airport, meeting service with our staff and guide then direct transfer to Kumai. It will take about 20 minutes. Upon your arrival in Kumai direct transfer to the houseboat, Lunch will be provided on board. Afterward boating down Kumai River approximately 15 minutes to reach Sekonyer River, the main river in Tanjung Puting National Park. Cruise up the sekonyer river you will see nice vegetation around the riverbank, Nipa Palm, Pandanus, and some kind of trees that are growing up around the river. See some wildlife such as birds, Macaque, Proboscis Monkey and Orangutan, if the time still permitted you will visit Orangutan feeding in Tanjung Harapan at 15.00 PM. Then At 16.00 return to the boat and continue boating up to observe and learn more about Proboscis monkeys along the riverbanks. Proboscis monkeys are being endemic animals that can be seen only in Borneo. Dinner and Overnight in the Deluxe or Super Deluxe Houseboat.
DAY 2-PONDOK TANGGUI – CAMP LEAKEY
After breakfast, boating up to reach Pondok Tanggui, the second rehabilitation center for the orangutan. Visit the Orangutan feeding 09.00 AM, enjoy your time while taking some pictures. Then at 10.00 AM return back to the houseboat and continue boating up to Camp Leakey. Camp Leakey is the highlight of National Park. You will be passing by the black river which is full of wildlife within such as many kinds of birds, primates, fish, also crocodiles. Lunch will be served by our own cook with special various food. Upon arrival at Camp Leakey, you will visit IC (Information Center) to see all work of DR. Birute Galdikas while she studies the orangutan here start from 1971 until today. Enjoy your time until 14.00, trekking up into the forest to see orangutan feeding, enjoy the time till 16.00 back to the boat and boating down direct to the Nipa Palm area to see thousand fireflies. Dinner and overnight in the houseboat..
DAY 3-KUMAI – LOPUS VILLAGE
Early Morning, breakfast on board direct transfer to Lopus Village by private Car. It will take around 5 hours. Lunch will provide en route in the local restaurant. Upon your arrival in Lopus Village sightseeing around the village, free program in the afternoon. In the evening after dinner you will welcome by the Dayak Tomun with their Bagondang ceremony. Here you might allow to dance with the Dayak people while they will serve you with the rice wine. Enjoy the ceremony and back to the longhouse / local house for sleeping.
DAY 4-LOPUS VILLAGE – KUDANGAN – PANGKALAN BUN
After breakfast continue your trip by car to Kudangan Village. Sightseeing around the village to see more Longhouse. Afterward drive back to Pangkalan Bun for another 5 hours. Lunch will provide in the local restaurant. On arrival in Pangkalan Bun, direct transfer to the hotel for check in and rest.
DAY 5-HOTEL – PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT
Breakfast in the hotel and free on your leisure before we transfer you up to the Airport for your next destination.