ORANGUTAN feat DAYAK Tribe Tour Package (6D 5N)

Orangutans are found only in the tropical rain forest and Swamps of Borneo and also Northern part of Sumatra. As great apes, Orangutans (people of the forest) are among human kind’s closest living relatives in the animal kingdom. These great red apes share approximately 97% of their genetic material with humans.
Travelindo suggests this program below to enjoy this fascinating scenery:

DAY 01 : PANGKALAN BUN – ORANGUTAN (D)

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. It's about 12m x 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck, where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide's team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside. Dinner and overnight on the boat. Simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet are available on boat besides the familiar-helpful guides and boatman. (D).
 
DAY 02 : PARK – CAMP LEAKEY – BOAT  (B,L,D)
 
After breakfast onboard, the klotok boating the river for about 2½ hours and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey, where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. Camp Leakey is also known as research center of Orangutan. Trekking through tropical rain forest, searching for wildlife, wild orangutan, birds and other primate as well as tropical jungle plant. Back to the boat for lunch then be the witness of feeding time at 14.00 p.m. for old rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods. Overnight on the boat.
 
DAY 03 : PARK – PONDOK TANGGUY – CAMP LEAKEY OR PESALAT – BOAT (B,L,D)

After breakfast onboard, the klotok boating the river to Pondok Tangguy, the rehabilitation center of the new ex-captive orangutans, see feeding time at 09.00 a.m. Afterwards is your free choice, you can take the 2nd visit at camp leakey or continue the trip to Pesalat replantation camp (see the process of replantation project) or take this opportunity to hike to the forest. (For additional we could arrange the night walking on this place, searching for nocturnal animal or blowing mushroom.)  Free afternoon program, we could visit village nearby the park. Overnight on the boat.
 
DAY 04 : PARK – KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN - BAKONSU DAYAK VILLAGE (B,L,D)

Breakfast, boating down to Kumai then transfer by car to drop your luggage at Hotel Pangkalan Bun for about 20 minutes before straight to the speed boat harbor about 5 - 10 minutes away. Please covered your valuable things with dry bags and put suntan lotion for sun protection. We also recommend you to bring soft ear plugs because the sounds of speed boat is so noisy. You will be boarding your speed boat on the Arut River before change to the 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 5 - 6 hours drive, our guide will take you to the long house for your accommodation. Sightseeing around the villages and arrange the welcome dancing ceremony. After dinner, they will ring their gong or one of their music instruments 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 villager house.
 
DAY 05 : BAKONSU DAYAK VILLAGE – TAPINBINI VILLAGE (B,L,D)
 
After breakfast, Up the river for 20 minutes to Tapinbini village, another semi modern dayak village, then proceed by the local dayak guide to climb to Bolau hill. On the way up, you will see some dayak peoples doing their daily activities like working for rice field. Our local guide will show you how to set the trap for the animal and any kind of their daily activities. Then go to the place called BATU BATUNGKAT (Hugh Stone) which is believed as their holly place. The guide will give you the stick and ask you to put it below the stone and say your wishes. Then, back to the village for lunch. After packing your luggage, drive down back to Pangkalan Bun by speed boat. On the way, stop at Kotawaringin Palace and sightseeing surrounding. Lunch on the way. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun, drive by car back to your 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. 
 
Tour Package above inclusive of :
  • Private Air – Conditioned Car
  • Meals as stated at itinerary
  • Road Transport  : Pangkalan Bun Airport / Kumai / Pangkalan Bun Airport  
  • Boat (Klotok) Transport and speed boat        : A wooden river boat about 12m x 2m with a roof that forms the upper deck, a great place for viewing the surrounds, The top deck is also the place where you will sleep with a mosquito net covering the whole canopy. Toilet facilities and very basic shower facilities aboard the klotok.
  • Cook 
  • English speaking guide
  • Full board Meals  : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,  All meals are Indonesian, but are fresh and very well presented with a good variety.  As indicated Snacks, tea / coffee, bottled water and provided onboard klotok & trekking.
  • Ranger Donations & National Park Entrance Fees.
Tour Package above exclusive of :
  • Flight ticket to and from Pangkalanbun
  • All personal expenses such as room service, laundry, telex, facsimile, telephone etc
  • Any other optional tours, which is not specified in the itinerary
  • Gratuities and tips for local tour guide and driver

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