Kalimantan Borneo Orangutan River Cruise

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Kalimantan Borneo Orangutan River Cruise

  • Spend three nights on a houseboat cruising the rivers of Kalimantan, Borneo jungle
  • Visit the renowned Camp Leakey to see orangutans in the wild
  • With a local guide, spot exotic wildlife like proboscis monkeys and birds from your boat
  • Enjoy trekking in the jungle in search of orang-utans and other wildlife
  • Spend five nights relaxing in Bali in your private pool villa
  • Spot orangutans in the wild Kalimantan jungle of Borneo before ending your trip in Bali.

    Over 10 nights you'll explore the wilds of Kalimantan and the Borneo jungle in search of orang-utans, proboscis monkeys and other exotic wildlife while cruising the rivers in a houseboat. See these fascinating primates up close in their natural habitat at Camp Leakey where they are handfed daily. End your holiday with a bit of luxury in Bali as you relax and unwind in the privacy of your own pool villa.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Surabaya

    Arrive Surabaya

    Arrive on your international flight to Surabaya, East Java where you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for the night.

    Accommodation: Hotel Majapahit

    Day 1 - Arrive Surabaya

    Day 2 - Kalimantan - Tanjung Putting National Park

    Kalimantan - Tanjung Putting National Park

    You'll take an early morning flight to central Kilamantan where you will be met by your local guide and board a traditional riverboat for a 2 hours journey along the Sekonyer River into Tanjung Puting National Park. There is more than 400,000 hectares of mangrove swamp, rain forest and dense jungle to explore. With your guide you'll be on the look out for orangutans and proboscis monkeys as well as other species of animals and birds that all call the surrounding rain forest their home.

    Accommodation: Houseboat
    During the trip will be on a Klotok, a traditional wooden river boat and named after the noise the engine makes - ‘klok tok tok tok’.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 2 - Kalimantan - Tanjung Putting National Park

    Day 3 - Kalimantan - Camp Leakey

    Kalimantan - Camp Leakey

    An early morning start as you cruise up river along a tributary known as ‘Crocodile River’ - which is home to a number of these reptiles - enjoying yet more superb scenery and a fresh lunch prepared by the crew. It'll take aprox 3 hrs to reach Camp Leakey.

    Established in 1971, Camp Leakey is a renowned orangutan research and rehabilitation centre located in the heart of Tanjung Putting National Park. Look around the centre and meet some of the local rangers as well as witness the daily afternoon feeding. Take a short trek into the jungle surrounding the camp before heading back to your boat.

    Accommodation: Houseboat

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 3 - Kalimantan - Camp Leakey

    Day 4 - Kalimantan - Pesalat Rainforest Camp

    Kalimantan - Pesalat Rainforest Camp

    This morning, cruise to the orangutan feeding station at Pondok Tanggui. The jungle becomes more dense as you make your way north and there are good opportunities for wildlife spotting from the deck of the boat. You'll arrive for the 9am morning feeding of the orangutans. Accompanied by your guide and a local park ranger, hike along small tracks deep into the jungle where the feeding area is located. There will be ample time to witness these wonderful apes from close quarters. Next, head to Pesalat Reforestation Camp. This combined Government and NGO sponsored project focuses on the huge task of rehabilitating parts of the national park. Here, you can choose your own tree, plant it and also name it. A delicious lunch will be served on the boat. On the return journey there is often a good chance of spotting proboscis monkeys high in the trees above you.

    Accommodation: Houseboat

    INCLUDES : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Day 4 - Kalimantan - Pesalat Rainforest Camp

    Day 5 - Travel to Bali

    Travel to Bali

    After breakfast you will make the journey back to the airport for your flight to Surabaya and your connection to Bali. On arrival in Bali, you'll be greeted and transferred to your accommodation for the next 5 nights in Sanur Beach. Relax and enjoy a touch of luxury in your private pool villa!

    Accommodation The Pavilions Bali (One Bedroom Pool Villa)

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 5 - Travel to Bali

    Day 6-9 - Bali

    Bali

    The Pavilions Bali is a perfect place to relax and enjoy some down time after your jungle adventure. Enjoy the space and privacy of your own pool villa which includes butler service for anything you may need. There is an onsite spa, restaurant and poolside bar at the boutique resort. You are only a 10min walk to the beach where you will find a good selection of boutique shops, restaurants and bars to enjoy.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 6-9 - Bali

    Day 10 - Depart

    Depart

    After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your onwards flight.

    INCLUDES : Breakfast

    Day 10 - Depart

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