Orangutan & Mahakam River Cruise 9D/8N

Day 01: BALIKPAPAN, SAMARINDA, LOA JANAN (L,D)

Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport, or Pick up at Hotel, meeting service and transfer by car/minibus to Loa Janan harbor, to board houseboat for exciting adventure on Mahakam river. Meals provided and overnight on houseboat.

Day 02: MUARA MUNTAI, MANCONG, TANJUNG ISUY, MUARA PAHU (B,L,D)

Short sight seeing at Muara Muntai Wooden village, then crossing Jempang Lake by motor canoe to Mancong. During the cruise you could see Rain forest and wildlife at Ohong creek like monkey’s and birds, Upon arrival at Mancong, welcomed with a traditional ceremony by the Dayaq Benuaq, one of the Oldest Dayak Longhouse of East Kalimantan can be found here, Late afternoon by motor canoe to Tanjung Isuy for sightseeing and continue to Houseboat for dinner and overnight. Houseboat will cruise up to Muara Pahu.

Day 03: MUARA PAHU, KEDANG PAHU RIVER, MOUNT BAYAN, TERBISAK, DOWNSTREAM (B,L,D)

Arrive at Muara Pahu, cruise upstream the Kedang Pahu River by canoe for more then one hour by canoe to Mount Bayan to visit Terbisak Dayak village known of it’s Longhouse of the Benauq Dayak tribe which is still habituated by about 100 Dayak people living in their community house, and traditions of dry rise fielding and hunting, continue downstream by canoe, along the river bank, we will enjoy the exotic nature, and wildlife as otters, leave monkeys, endangered proboscis monkeys and birds, before we move to the delta of the Belowan river as a black water peat swamp forest land, with opportunities to spot the fresh water dolphins in the colliding stream of the Kedang Pahu and the Bolowan River. Afternoon, return to houseboat for downstream to Tenggarong.

Day 04: TENGGARONG, PAMPANG, EQUATOR, SANGATTA HOTEL ABNA (B,L,D)

Early in the morning downstream by houseboat to Tenggarong. Arrive at Tenggarong, visiting the former palace of Sultan Kutai Kartanegara. Where you will see the Sultan's impressive collection of heirlooms, ceramics, Dayak's art and culture items. Afterwards by car to Sangatta village, on the way you will get beautiful views of Kalimantan’s hilly scenery, visit Pampang Dayak Kenyah village, which are famous of their arts and extra ordinary and vibrant designs, the characteristic flowing geometrical used in portraying scenes of jungle life comes from Chinese and Vietnamese Dong Son influences. Woman with the Long Ears and tattoo 's can be found here as one of the last memorable Dayak Culture signs, in the rapidly changing Kalimantan development. Lunch at local restaurant, Afternoon visit the equator and stop at the monument for taking picture, Check in at hotel in Sangatta, dinner at local restaurant.

Day 05: SANGATA HOTEL ABNA, KUTAI NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D)

After breakfast at Hotel, Early in the morning by motorcanoe upstream Sangatta River into the jungle of Kutai National Reserve. Upon Arrival at Prefab Orangutan Research station, we will drop our stuff and direct start a jungle trek into the forest, looking for wild life and Orang Utans, which are completly wild. Afternoon return to Prefab Station for Lunch and rest, late afternoon another forest trek searching for wild and experience the beauty of the Rainforest flora and Fauna here. Dinner and overnight at Prefab Research station.

Day 06: KUTAI RESERVE, WAHAU,MIAU BARU, HOTEL WAHAU (B,L,D)

After Breakfast hike into the jungle of Kutai National Reserve, to get a last glance of it's jungle, before we leave to Muara Wahau, Lunch at local restaurant, visit the Mia Baru, when lucky we might be possible to meet the women Long Ear Dayak Kenyah at the old longhouse at Miau Baru village, and check in for overnight at Hotel Wahau.

Day 07: HOTEL WAHAU, WEHEA RAIN FOREST (B,L,D)

After Breakfast at Hotel, visit the Tropical Forest of Wehea which is a 38000 hectares of production forest of the Dayak people at Muara Wahau area, the diversity of flora and fauna with 60 kinds of tropical rain forest trees, and more then 100 wild life species can be found here, as orangutans, deer, and many kinds of birds. Lunch en-route, overnight at Jungle Lodge.

Day 08: WEHEA, BERAU CITY (BLD)

After breakfast at Jungle Lodge, get the short tracking on the early morning in Rainforest, after that continue overland to Berau hotel, Lunch and dinner en route.

Day 09: BERAU (B)

Breakfast at hotel, free at own leisure till transfer time to airport or harbour in Berau where you can continue your journey to your next destination.

Tour Included :

  1. Houseboat
  2. Meals on Houseboat
  3. Ces Muara Muntai
  4. Ces Muara Pahu
  5. Traditional Dayak dance at Muara Mancong
  6. Traditional Dayak dance at Muara Tebisak
  7. Transport Balikpapan to Samarinda
  8. Transport Samarinda to Sanggata
  9. Transport Sanggata to Wahau
  10. Transport Wahau to Berau
  11. Entrance Fee TNK (Kutai National Park)
  12. Accomodation at TNK
  13. Ranger Trekking fee at TNK
  14. Canoe at TNK
  15. Entrance Wehea Forest
  16. Accomodation at Lodge Wehea Forest
  17. Entrance fee at Wehea Forest
  18. Ranger trekking fee Wehea Forest
  19. Guide Fee & Guide Accomodation
  20. Hotel Abna at sanggata base twin share
  21. Hotel Damris Wahau base twin share
  22. Meals 6 Hari (include Meals in TNK and Wehea Forest)
  23. English Speaking guide

Tour Excluded :
Air Ticket from anf to Balik Papan and Airport Tax, and Alcohol Beer., personal expenses, Tipping should bi given directly to that person

 

 

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