Tanjung Putting National Park, Kalimantan
Encounter the Orang Utan
Kalimantan region remains as the largest forest in the islands compared to other islands in Indonesia. Explore your way through the snaking river and dense tropical jungle as you encounter the wild species of Orang Utan.
May – October
3 Days 2 Nights
Couple / Family / Group of Friends
The Highlights of the Journey
- Stay 2 nights on the traditional Riverboat with all meals served on board.
- Encounter the Orang Utan at the research and information Centre Camp Leakey
- Enjoy Lushful tropical rainforest, its animals, and plants.
**Rates are per charter of The Sekonyer Boat based on USD
**Alternative is using The Kumai Boat with extra Charge
Arrival Pangkalan Bun – Tanjung Putting
Upon arrival at the airport, we drive direct to Kumai for 20 minutes to board the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 19m by 3.5m with cabin deck below and a comfortable upper deck where you can view the mangroves and rain forest as it glides by. The cabin deck has 3 air-conditioned cabins, each with a bathroom. The guide’s team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quiet river by the klotok while observing the wildlife such as long noses monkey, long tail macaque, birds along the riverside. In the afternoon, we visit Tanjung Harapan rehabilitation centre and witness orangutan feeding time at 15.00. Return to the boat and we find a quiet location to overnight. Your cabin is fully equipped with sheets, towels and toiletries. All meals are served on board. Overnight on board
After breakfast, we slowly cruise up the river and through the black waters of the park waterways to see the perfect reflections from the vegetation along the river. You may even see freshwater crocodiles! After lunch on board, visit Camp Leakey, the research and information center, and where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. From the center, set off on an easy and pretty trek through the tropical rainforest to see orangutans, birds, and other rainforest animals and jungle plants. Keep an eye out for noisy gibbons, deer, and wild boar.
Return to the boat for dinner and move to a quiet mooring for the night.
Pondok Tanggui – Pesalat – Tanjung Harapan
After breakfast on board, the klotok to travel up the river for Pondok Tanggui, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans, see feeding time at 09.00 am. Afterward continuing the trip to Pesalat reforestation camp, take a short hike into the forest. After lunch on board, the boat returns to Kumai.
End of Journey