Orangutan Bamboo Rafting 6D/5N

Boat ride up Sekoyer river, enjoy searching wildlife surrounding the forest. some group of proboscis monkey, long tail macaque are normally easy to find a long the river bank. when the lucky with you, False Gavial crocodile sometime come up on the water survey for dry out specially at the black water river up to camp leakey. You have opportunity to take long hike at camp leakey, pondok tanggui, pesalat and enjoy watching orangutan feeding time at 3 different camp. Continuing to Banjarmasin diamond mining, and feel adventurous of traditional bamboo rafting and at the end involved directly with the local peoples at the traditional floating market.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Pangkalan Bun – Kumai – Park (L-D)
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by your guide and take you to Kumai for 20 minutes board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 12m by 2.5m with roof upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide’s team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the wildlife such as long noses monkey, long tail macaque, birds along the riverside. Dinner and overnight on the boat. simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled “mineral” water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar – helpful guides and boatmen

Day 2 : Park – Camp Leakey – Boat (B-L-D)
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2½ hours boating boating and then up a side creek through tea colored water where you will see the the magnificent reflection from the vegetation along the river, when lucky with us, the fresh water crocodile and other wildlife attraction could find a long river bank. Depart at Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest and also known as research center for Orangutan. Trekking through tropical rainforest searching for wildlife, wild orangutan, birds and other rainforest animals as well as tropical jungle plant. Back to the boat for lunch then witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for old rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods. Overnight on the boat around croc net.

Day 3 : Boat – Pondok Runguy – Tqnjung Harapan (B-L-D)
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up the river for Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for ex-captive orangutans, see feeding time at 09.00am. Hike through the forest of Pondok Tanggui searching for wildlife including wild orangutan, birds and others. Afterward continuing the trip to Pesalat reforestation camp, See the process of reforestation project. Afternoon visit Tanjung Harapan Rehabilitation center to witness feeding time for rehabilitant orangutan at 15.00. Free afternoon program, we could visit village near by park. Overnight on the boat.

(Additional program when the weather is good, night walking around Pesalat or Pondok Tanggui searching for nocturnal animal & glowing mushroom or just boat slowly down the river for fireflies.)

Day 4 : Kumai – Pangkalan Bun Airport – Banjarmasin (B-L-D)
Transfer to Kumai then to Pangkalan Bun airport fly to Banjarmasin . Upon your arrival at Syamsuddinnoor airport, meeting service and transfer by private car to Cempaka Village visiting Diamond Mining Field and traditional diamond workshop in Martapura. You will have chance for shopping various kind of precious stone jewellery or diamonds in reasonable price and reliable quality. In the afternoon drive to Loksado at Kandangan Regency with stop at Muara Hatip Village. In the evening visit Malaris Dayak Longhouse, where you might have chance to meet the natives at longhouse. Dinner and overnight at Amandit River Lodge or Semilar

Day 5 : Bamboo Rafting – Banjarmasin (B-L-D)
After breakfast, visit some other villages and observe the native way of life and joining bamboo rafting through Amandit River with its unique and nature panorama for about 4 hours. Return after lunch to Banjarmasin . Dinner at local restaurant overnight at the hotel at Banjarmasin

Day 6 : Hotel – Floating Market – Airport (B)
Early morning at 05.30 a.m, take the car and drive for around 1 hours to lokbaitan floating Market, by using traditional canoe called Jukung, paddling around the river to see the peoples activities selling for food and vegetables on the river. Enjoy taking picture while having tea or coffee at local floating cake called “Rombong” to . Back to hotel for breakfast. then drive to airport for your next destination.

Package price include :
Cost Including on Banjarmasin :
1. Pick up service from hotel .
2. Admission fee
3. Hotel at Victoria and Amandit river lodge
4. Bamboo rafting
5. Land transport

Cost Including in orangutan:
1. Return transfer from & to Pangkalan bun airport.
2. Boat Transport : A wooden river boat about 12m by 2m / klotok
3. Accomodation 2 nights on the boat
4. Entrance permit and ranger donation

Cost including for all sector :
1. English speaking Guide and own cook
2. fullboard meals as indicated ( B,L,D )
3. mineral water snack, coffee and tea along trekking and on the boat.
4. Airfares from Pangkalan Bun to Banjarmasin
4. Smile
Package price exclude :
1. Alcoholic beverage, Laundry, Souvenirs
2. Self Insurance
3. Airfares not mentioned above
4. other personal expenses
5. Camera and handycam charge for orangutan
6. Force majour