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6 Days / 5 Nights
Availability : Year-round
Pangkalan Bun
Banjarmasin
Tour Details

Kalimantan Adventure is a unique journey that will take you to the discovery of Indonesian Borneo.

The adventure begins with the exploration of the dense jungle of the Tanjung Puting park on board a “klotok” a traditional boat used by locals to go up the rivers. The park is home to Camp Leakey, a major Orangery Research Center.
After the thrilling experience at Tanjung Puting, the journey continues with a visit to the floating market of Banjarmasin and the remote villages of Loksado.

Highlights

  • Explore the Tanjung Puting National Park, witness the feeding time of the new ex-captive orang-utans and spot the varieties of wildlife at Camp Leakey.
  • Learn more about orangutan conservation issues. Most Bornean Orangutans populations are in sharp decline due to the degradation and fragmentation of their habitats.
  • Enjoy the Bamboo Rafting is a unique culture of Dayak people for transporting to the downstream crossing jungle river with tropical forest view and wildlife.
  • Interesting to experience the Banjarmasin floating market is really different and very unique traditional market that comprises of rowing boats.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 -2
Tanjung Puting National Park
Day 3
Fly to Banjarmasin - Loksado
Day 4 - 5
Loksado - Bamboo Rafting
Day 6
Floating market of Banjarmasin

What's Included

  • Accommodation for the night indicated in the travel itinerary
  • Internal transfers
  • Meals full board
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Internal flights
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Pangkalan Bun - Tanjung Puting National Park

Upon arrival in Pangkalan Bun you will be driven for about 30 minutes to Kumai port to begin a journey by private Klotok to Tanjung Puting National Park.

The “Klotok” is a traditional two-storey wooden river boat specially built to navigate through shallow waters and narrow sections of the river. The friendly boat crew consists of Capitan, cook and tour guide. The Klotok is very simple but equipped with mattress with blankets, pillows and mosquito nets. A very basic toilet is located at the back of the boat.

Enjoy the scenery and admire the surrounding nature as you sail up river.

Overnight onboard

LUNCH | DINNER

Day 2Tanjung Puting National Park

With a private Klotok for the entire tour, the itinerary is flexible in order to accommodate your preferences.

You can opt to visit the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre of Pondok Tanguy, to witness the feeding time of the new ex-captive orangutans.

Or you can journey up the creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. At the Camp Leakey you will have the opportunity to walk in the rainforest with your guide and spot a variety of wildlife such as orangutans, gibbons, macaque and birds. In the afternoon you can visit the feeding station to see the feeding time of the rehabilitated orangutans. Before dusk return to the Klotok for dinner.

Overnight onboard

BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER

Day 3Fly to Banjarmasin - Loksado

Early morning arrival at the port of Kumai and transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport for the flight to Banjarmasin.

Arrival in Banjarmasin and transfer of about 4-5 hours to Loksado, located in the heart of the Meratus mountain range.
In this remote area of Kalimantan, you will have the opportunity to explore the enchanting natural landscapes and get to know the traditions and culture of the Dayak natives.

Overnight at Amandit River Lodge or equivalent

BREAKFAST | DINNER

Day 4Loksado

Loksado is the perfect place for all those who love being outdoors and in close contact with nature. Full day dedicated to trekking along the trails, passing through stretches of rainforest, rivers, suspension bridges, waterfalls, and farms. There are many paths, with different levels of difficulty – before leaving, it is advisable to plan together with the guide the most suitable itinerary for your physical preparation.

Overnight at Amandit River Lodge or equivalent

BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER

Day 5Loksado - Bamboo Rafting

The best way to discover the most pristine landscapes of Kalimantan is to go down the river on a bamboo raft . In addition to the beautiful scenery that you can admire along the way, rafting along the rapids and river currents will be an unforgettable adventure.

Overnight at Banjarmasin at the Victoria Hotel or equivalent

BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER

Day 6Banjarmasin

Departure at dawn to visit the picturesque floating market of Banjarmasin where you can watch the buyers and sellers who trade food and vegetables from their boats.
Return to the hotel for breakfast and transfer to the airport.

BREAKFAST

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