Orangutan Safari Tanjung Puting

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4 Days / 3 Night
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Pangkalan Bun
Pangkalan Bun
Tour Details

This 4-days adventure in Tanjung Puting National Park Kalimantan, will give you an insight into orangutan behaviour during the rehabilitation process.

The famous research site at Camp Leakey established by Dr. Birute’ Galdikas, is the best opportunity to observe the orangutans up close in their natural habitat while they eat, play and rest.

Highlights

  • Explore Tajung Puting National Park by cruising along its network of rivers aboard a traditional klotok boat.
  • Visit the Camp Leaky Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre to get a glimpse of orangutans in their natural habitat.
  • Learn more about orangutan conservation issues. Most Bornean Orangutans populations are in sharp decline due to the degradation and fragmentation of their habitats.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Pangkalan Bun - Tanjung Puting
Day 2 - 3
Tanjung Puting
Day 4
Depart Pangkalan Bun

What's Included

  • Riverboat accommodation for the nights listed in the itinerary
  • All internal transport as per the itinerary
  • Sightseeing tours / activities where specified
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals full board
  • Entry Fees
  • Meals as specified
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Pangkalan Bun - Tanjung Puting

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

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 3Tanjung Puting

Spend another full day in the forest of Tanjung Puting. Rise early and enjoy a river safari in search of wildlife. You can make a second visit of Pondok Tanguy or Camp Leakey then continue to Pesalat Station to see the reforestation activities in the park. Here you can learn about the famous ironwood and other exotic plants.

In the afternoon you can explore a local village to witness the traditional daily life of the native people. Return to the Klotok and enjoy the sights and the sounds of the rainforest, and experience its peacefulness as we quietly cruise back to Kumai.

Overnight onboard

BREAKFAST | LUNCH | DINNER

Day 4Depart Pangkalan Bun

Head back to Kumai port and transfer to Pangklan Bun airport for your flight to your next destination

BREAKFAST

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