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Borneo wildlife tours; adventure and photography tours

Borneo wildlife tours; adventure and photography tours
Nature, Wildlife, Tribes, and Photography
Duration: 14 DAYS
Price per person: USD 3.250
Based on an individual private tour, min. 2 people in double or twin room

Day 1: Arrival in Jakarta
Upon arrival at Soekarno Hatta, you will be met by our guide and Transfer to FM Resort Hotel, near the Airport.

Day 2. Airport Kumai – Houseboat (L, D)
Arrival in Pangkalan Bun, transfer to Kumai, continue by boat to Camp Leakey.
Flight by NAM Air, IN190, Jakarta– Pangkalan Bun, 06.40 – 08.00

Day 3. Houseboat – Camp Leakey – Houseboat ( B,L,D)
After breakfast boating up direct to Camp Leakey. On the way up the river, you might see some monkeys, crocodiles, birds and some exotic plants around the river. Lunch will be served at 12 PM. After lunch, you will visit orangutan feeding at Camp Leakey at 14.00. Enjoy the orangutan feeding until 15.00,

Day 4. Houseboat – Pondok Tanggui, Pasalat Camp, Tanjung Harapan Village – Houseboat (B, L, D)
Breakfast on Board direct transfer to Pondok Tanggui to catch
up the orangutan feeding at 09.00 am. Enjoy your time until
10.00 am then boating down direct to Pasalat camp to
planting a tree for reforestation. It is your contribution to help
the orangutan to grow more fruit trees. You could choose the
 plant by yourself. This program we use as carbon offsetting.
The tree you plant will be a payment for the carbon we ever
made in our lifetime (the oxygen come from the process of the tree photosynthesis during day time is the payment of the Carbon we made). This program cooperated with the national park. Back to the boat. Lunch will be provided on board by our own cook. Afterward boating down to Tanjung Harapan to see the local activities, if you want to do local spa with the herb you could do it here on your own budget. Back to the boat and boating down to see Proboscis monkey. Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5. Houseboat – Kumai – Pangkalan Bun (B,L ,D)
After breakfast, boating down to Kumai then direct transfer to Swissbell hotel.

Day 6. Pangkalan Bun – Balik Papan  (B)
After breakfast transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport and flight via Banjarmasin to Balik Papan, arrival in Balikpapan, transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel Grand Senyiur Balik Papan.
Flight: NAM Air IN  124, Pangkalanbun 07:55 – Banjarmasin 10:45 (Via Sampit)

Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport, meeting service and transfer of about six hours to Sangatta. Check in at Simple Hotel, for dinner and overnight.

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 wildlife and Orang Utans, which are completely 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.

After Breakfast hike into the jungle of Kutai National Reserve, to get a last glance of its a jungle, before we leave to Muara Wahau, Lunch on the way, visit the Long Ear Dayak Kenyah at the old longhouse at Miau Baru village, check in at guesthouse. Evening possibility of Dayak performance upon request.

After Breakfast, visit the Tropical Forest of Wehea which is a 38000 hectare 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 than 100 wildlife species can be found here, like orangutans, deer, and many kinds of birds. Lunch en-route, overnight at guesthouse.

After breakfast transfer to Berau, on the way, we bring a short visit to Miau Baru Dayak Kenyah village, with an old art longhouse, and a possibility to meet Long Ear Dayak women, continue overland to Berau harbor to boarding a boat and cross the Sulawesi Sea to Derawan Island.  Check in at Lodge, or Resort, Lunch, afternoon possibility for snorkeling or Derawan village sightseeing.

Early in the morning by fishermen’s boat to Sangalaki Island which is called the Capital of The Mantas Rays, many kinds of exotic fish could be seen in this area like the Mantas, Napoleons, purple sea horses, tunicates, dwarf scorpionfishes, and not to forget the Coral Sea Garden which is still intact. In the night we could explore the Turtle Bay.

Day 13: extend at Reza Guest house, free program

Day 14: DERAWAN, BERAU (B – Jakarta)

After breakfast starts our trip cross the sea by fishermen’s boat to Berau for your flight to Jarta or next destination.
Flights: Lion WINGS Air IW 1365 Berau 10:30 am – Balikpapan 11:50
Lion air JT 751 Balikpapan 13:10 – Jakarta 14:20
Price based on per person in USD / Min.2 Pax

Inclusive :
•    Transfer in / out
•    Very Comfortable houseboat
•    Meals during the trip which mentioned on itinerary (B/L/D)
•    Mineral water
•    Entrance fee and donation
•    English speaking guide
•    Transfer in Balikpapan airport by car to Sangatta, motor canoe cruise Sangatta river into Kutai NP, by car to Muara Wahau, Enter with Jeep Wehea Reserve, continue to Berau overland, cross the sea to Derawan, surrounding the islands of Derawan, Sangalaki, and Kakaban, transfer to Berau airport, and flight Berau to Balikpapan
•    Accommodation/Hotel which mentioned on the itinerary

Exclusive :
•    Domestic Flights (Can also book with us)
•    Camera fee IDR. 50.000 / camera, Handy camera  IDR. 150.000
•    Tipping
•    Dive & Dive Equipment / Cloths
•    Dayak Ceremony
•    Soft & Alcoholic Drinks
•    Insurance
•    Personal needs and expenses
•    Everything which is not mentioned in the itinerary

•    Nature and Rain forest of Central and East Borneo
•    Orangutans
•    Boot trip
•    Trekking in rain forest
•    White sandy beaches in Derawan island

What to Bring:
•    Trekking shoes
•    Raincoat
•    Sweater
•    Mosquito repellent
•    Sunblock
•    Light clothing,(but at least one long sleeved shirt, long trousers)
•    Hat, Swimming suite

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