Borneo Overland Trip I 8D/7N



Detail Information


Day 01: ARRIVAL IN BANJARMASIN – PANDAK DAUN – LOKSADO.
Meet at airport and directly transfer to Pandak Daun swamp village for observing water buffaloes swim to the stall and villagers' unique activities as well as enjoying the romantic sunset outlook. Afterwards, proceed to Loksado for overnight on lodge. (L,D)

Day 02: RAINFOREST TREKKING
Proceed to explore jungle and Dayak land crossing primary and secondary rainforest, hills, waterfall, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, villager farmlands, rivers and cascades, longhouses, cinnamon and rubber trees. In the afternoon, we will back to the lodge through other trail with different beauties of nature. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 03: BAMBOO RAFTING – BANJARMASIN.
Exploring villagers set the bamboo raft then take an adventure trip of bamboo rafting across beautiful landscape of tropical rainforest along the riverside meanwhile our coach will be waiting on the downstream for driving to Banjarmasin for overnight on hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 04: FLOATING MARKET – SAMPIT.
Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market for exploring the unique culture of Banjarese that trade commodities from boat to boat, then return to hotel crossing Banjarmasin River while sightseeing people activities at riverside. Next, we will drive to Sampit with some stop over on interesting spots we will meet en route. Free at your own leisure and overnight on hotel. (B,L,D).

Day 05: SAMPIT – PANGKALAN BUN – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK.
Transfer to Kumai sub-district for boarding the houseboat to Tanjung Puting National Park. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat about 6m by 2m with a roof forms the upper deck where you can view the rainforest as it glides by. The boat crew including the boatman, cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quite river by the houseboat while observing the primates along the riverside. Overnight and dining on houseboat, with facilities; thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, and simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar helpful guides and boatmen. (B,L,D)

Day 06: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK.
After breakfast, we will board the houseboat for cruising upward to Pondok Tanguy to explore the rehabilitation center of the new ex-captive orangutans. Next, return to houseboat for sailing upward the creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. At this station, you will have opportunity to trek into the rainforest with your expert guide and forest rangers to appreciate the flora as well as viewing wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch will be served on houseboat. In the afternoon, we will visit the feeding station to see rehabilitated orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)

Day 07: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK.
Exploring the national park is never boring, we will observe deeper in the jungle by trekking to other trails that will give you an opportunity to encounter the differences of orangutan either wild or ex-captive as well as other wildlife on tropical rainforest of Borneo with its wonderful beauty of nature. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)

Day 08: TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK – DEPARTURE.
Return to Kumai district by boat then transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination. (B)

Included:
AC land transportation
Houseboat
Motorized boat
Bamboo rafting
Accommodation based on twin share:
01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Banjarmasin
02 Nights at Loksado Lodge
01 Night at 2 stars hotel in Sampit
03 Nights at houseboat in Sekonyer River
Entrance fee, donation and refreshments
English speaking guide
Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)

Excluded:
Airfares
Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
Travel insurance
Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
Personal expenses

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