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ORANGUTAN WILDLIFE AND RIVER SAFARI



Below are 2 sample itineraries and description of the tours included in these packages.
INCLUDED:
* All land transfers in Pangkalan Bun
* English speaking tour guide & Cook
* Entrance fee to orangutan
* 2 x stay at the riverside Lodge in Borneo in twin share basis
* Indonesian meals based on above detail (B : Breakfast, L : Lunch) Lunch is provided on the boat
* Snack and bottled drinking water during the trip at the orangutan
* National park ranger
 
EXCLUDED:
* Airport taxes, airport porter
* Any kinds of Insurance
* Tickets for your cameras
* Additional meals at hotel and mini bar at hotel
* Laundry service, phone call, room boy service at hotel
* Shopping, and other personal expenses
* Any expenses due to no show, flight cancellations, or flight delays, bad weather, natural disaster, or any situation outside the control of our operation.

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4 DAY/03 NIGHT ITINERARY:
 
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL TARAKAN
Arrival in Tarakan, transfer in to Swiss Bell Tarakan, overnight.  
 
DAY 02 : ARRIVAL PANGKALAN BUN - ORANGUTAN  HOME (B,L)
Transfer to Tarakan Airport and flight to Pangkalan Bun. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport, you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 10m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guides team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. Some snacks is served on the way to Tanjung Harapan, a ranger check point about 2 hours away from Kumai. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside.
Overnight on the Amethyst room of Rimba Lodge.
 
DAY 03 : ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION  (CAMP LEAKEY) (B,L)
After breakfast, travel up river for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans. At Camp Leakey you will have opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visit the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods.
Overnight on the Amethyst room of Rimba Lodge.
 
DAY 04 : ORANGUTAN - PANGKALAN BUN - AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast,  cruise back to Kumai, then drive to Pangkalan Bun airport. Fly to…. END OF SERVICE..

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5 DAY/4 NIGHT ITINERARY:
 
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL TARAKAN
Arrival in Tarakan, transfer in to Swiss Bell Tarakan, overnight.  
 
DAY 02 : ARRIVAL PANGKALAN BUN - ORANGUTAN  HOME (B,L)
Transfer to Tarakan Airport and flight to Pangkalan Bun. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport, you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 10m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guides team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. Some snacks is served on the way to Tanjung Harapan, a ranger check point about 2 hours away from Kumai. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside.
Overnight on the Amethyst room of Rimba Lodge.
 
DAY 03 : ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION  (CAMP LEAKEY) (B,L)
After breakfast, travel up river for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans. At Camp Leakey you will have opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visit the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods.
Overnight on the Amethyst room of Rimba Lodge.
 
DAY 04 : ORANGUTAN EXPLORATION (PESALAT AREA) (B,L)
Breakfast at the lodge, then sail to Pesalat area. This area used to be the local people occupied area, but they were moved to Tanjung Harapan on the 1980s. The forest here is the home of the re-introduced Orangutan. We can do some flat and easy trekking along the ranger trail while observing the rich diversity of flora and fauna life of Tanjung Puting National Park.
The Gibbon and the long tailed macaques can be found near the river bank. There are also some small river on the trail where we could find some water creatures. While the Orangutan usually live deep into the park. Lunch under the shade of the forest. Lunch box provided. in the afternoon, back to the boat and proceed to Rimba Lodge.
 
DAY 05 : ORANGUTAN - PANGKALAN BUN - AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast, cruise back to Kumai, then drive to Pangkalan Bun airport. Fly to…. END OF SERVICE.