Dayak and Orang-Utans - 5 days

Individual Private Tour - Tour Details & Information, Tour Code: SI-BUN-03

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Begin of Tour Pankalanbun (Kalimantan) - Pangkalanbun - Tanjung Puting (Sekonyer) (D)

House boat at Tanjung Puting © Oliver C. ThorntonHouse boat at Tanjung PutingOn arrival at Pangkalanbun airport, meeting service then transfer to Kumai, seaport and the gate to reach national park. Onboard, crossing Kumai river in approximately 15 minutes to reach Sekonyer river, the main river in national park. Lunch will be served on boat. Continue riding on boat about 2 hours to reach national park. At 16.30pm proceed to observe Proboscis monkeys along the riverbanks. Proboscis monkeys are being the endemic animal that can be seen only in Borneo. Dinner and overnight on the boat.

Day 2: Tanjung Puting (Sekonyer) - Camp Lealey - Tanjung Puting (Sekonyer) (B/L/D)

Orang-Utan Borneo © Oliver C. ThorntonOrang-Utan BorneoAfter breakfast, proceed upstream in to Pondok Tanggui the second rehabilitation center to enjoy many babies and juveniles at feeding area around 09.00am, taking pictures while having the information from your guide about them. Continue to reach the highlight of national park, Camp Leakey area. It will pass the black river which is full of wildlife within such as many kind of birds, primates, fish, also crocodiles. Arriving at Camp Leakey hiking track into the forest to gain information of the heterogenic forest wildlife while observing some wild animal as well. Return to the boat for having lunch. Following Orangutan feeding program which is being held at 14.00pm, bringing milk and fruits, feeders will lead us to the state platform and enjoy the situation until 16.00 back to the boat. Overnight and dinner on the house boat.

Day 3: Tanjung Puting (Sekonyer) - Pangkalanbun - Lopus (B/L/D)

Bornean white-bearded gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis) © Oliver C. ThorntonBornean white-bearded gibbon (Hylobates albibarbis)Early morning breakfast on board, then direct transfer by car to Lopus village. The drive to the highlands will take around 5 hours. Lunch will be provided en-route. Upon arrival, check out the traditional longhouses and go on a sightseeing walk around the village. After dinner, a Bagondang ceremony will be held by the Dayak Tomun. This traditional welcome ceremony includes a lot of music, dance, and tuak. You may join the Dayak people during this festive time. Later return to longhouse for the night.

Day 4: Lopus - Pankalanbun (B/L/D)

Dayak woman in traditional garb © Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Republic of IndonesiaDayak woman in traditional garbAfer breakfast, continue the trip by car to the village Kudangan. Sightseeing walk around the village to see more of the traditional longhouses by the local Dayak tribe. Afterward, drive back to Pangkalanbun for another 5 hours. Lunch will be provided en-route. On arrival in Pangkalanbun, direct transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Pankalanbun - End of Tour Pankalanbun (Kalimantan) (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. The morning is at your leisure. Later transfer zur Pangkalanbun Airport.

Hotels, Rates & Information

Hotels for this Tour
(Changing the hotels according to your wishes is no problem!)
LocationComfort Hotels
Tanjung Puting (Sekonyer)klotok
LopusDayak Longhouse
PankalanbunBlue Kecubung

Options Comfort
Rate per person On request
Based on individual private tour, min. 2 travellers in double/twin room
Changing or adapting this tour to match your personal needs, interests and wishes is, as always, possible. Please contact us! Group rates (closed groups only, min. 4 Pax) on request.
Single Supplement On Request
Single Traveller On Request

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Information, Services, Remarks

Pankalanbun (Kalimantan) / Pankalanbun (Kalimantan)

Hotel/Airport Transfers:

Transfers are inclusive from and to above mentioned airports and hotels of the immediate area.

Services (included):

Private tour
English speaking guide
Air-conditioned car with driver
Accomodation: Houseboat, Longhouse, DBL room mid-range hotel (or similar)
Transfers, Entrance fees as per itinerary
Meal Plan as stated:
4x Breakfast 3x Lunch/Lunchbox 4x Dinner

Not included

Own expenses
Additional services (marked 'optional' above)
Programme not mentioned above
Season Surcharges

Best Season(s):

April - October

Important Remarks:

Min. 2 Persons. Single traveller rates on request.
Important information for traveler: Outside of highly touristic regions like Bali there is only a limited touristic infrastructure available. Regular flight connections, restaurants and hotels (all classes from simple to high end) are limited. Flight cancellations and delays are quite common. Please don't expect amenities like warm water, air-conditioning and even comfortable beds at all hotels and homestays during the round trip. This applies especially outside of bigger cities.
Please pay attention to the Travel Information provided.
When travelling islamic countries there can be interference during the month of Ramadan, other high holidays and fridays.
Volcanism: The Sunda Islands and the Sunda Archipelago are of volcanic orgin and show high volcanic activity. Accrodingly it may be possible that tours, routings and activities (especially those involving or near volcanoes) need to be altered in case of high activity or order by the government.
This tour is not soutable for people with reduced mobility. If you are unsure if you meet the requirements please contact us! We will try to find a solution for your individual needs.
During the dry season severe haze caused by wood fires in Borneo and Sumatra can possibly affect this region. Please keep yourself updated using the ASEAN Regional Haze Situation Center.