Houseboat Full A/C
BEYOND KALIMANTAN 'S WILD LIFE
Tour Package Duration 05 Days / 04 Nights
Day 01: BALIKPAPAN, SAMARINDA, MAHAKAM ( LD)
Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport, meeting service and transfer to Loa Janan, to board houseboat for exciting adventure on Mahakam river. Meals provided and overnight on houseboat.
Day 02: MUARA MUNTAI, MANCONG, TANJUNG ISUY,MUARA PAHU (BLD)
Short sight seeing at Muara Muntai Wooden village, then crossing Jempang Lake by motor canoe to Mancong. During the cruise you could see Rain forest and wildlife at Ohong creek like monkey’s and birds, Upon arrival at Mancong, welcomed with a traditional ceremony by the Dayaq Benuaq, one of the Oldest Dayak Longhouse of East Kalimantan can be found here, Late afternoon by motor canoe to Tanjung Isuy for sightseeing and continue to Houseboat for dinner and overnight. Houseboat will cruise up to Muara Pahu.
Day 03: MUARA PAHU, DOLPHIN & BOLONGAN RIVER, DOWNSTREAM (BLD)
Arrive at Muara Pahu, and visit the information center of RASI, which will give some background information about the last Fresh Water Dolphins at earth.Afterwards we will spot the fresh water dolphins around and move into the Bolongan River to see the Exotic Dayak culture collide with the Flora and Fauna here. Late Afternoon, return downstream to Tenggarong.
Day 04: TENGGARONG, SANGATTA, KUTAI NATIONAL PARK (BLD)
Early in the morning downstream by houseboat to Tenggarong. Arrive at Tenggarong, visiting the former palace of Sultan Kutai Kertanegara. Where you will see the Sultan's impressive collection of heirlooms, ceramics, Dayak's art and culture items. Afterwards by car to Sangatta village, cruisning up Sangatta River by motorcanoe into the jungle of Kutai National Park. Upon Arrival at Prefab Orangutan Research station, we will drop our stuff and direct start a jungle trek into the forest, looking for wild life and Orang Utans, which are completely wild. Lunch on the way, Dinner and overnight at Prefab Research station, hearing the sounds of the forest by night
Day 05: SANGATTA, KUTAI NATIONAL PARK, BALIKPAPAN (BLD)
Early in the morning another forest trek at Kutai National Park searching for wild life and orangutans, experiencing the beauty of the flora & fauna of the Rainforest. Afterwards by car to Balikpapan airport for your next destination.
Packages Include :
All Accomodation as mentioned in the itinerary
All Meals ( BLD ) with Aqua, Coffee and Tea
Transport during whole tour upon choosen facility and availibity
English Speaking Guide
Entrance permits, and other donations
Porters during Trekking
The Great Mahakam River cascade down from the Muller Mountains of Indonesia East Kalimantan Province, and is a crucial infrastructure channel between the coast and the deep interior. The river highway attract tourists who wants to travel into the jungle regions, and visit the traditional living Dayak tribes, once headhunters, who still live in communal hard wooden houses called "Longhouses". The more then 200 Dayak Tribes in the Hinterland of East Borneo have still kept their original culture, influenced by the kaharingan supernatural of spirits religion, while they already left their headhunting activities at the Dutch colonial period at the beginning of the 20th century. Longhouses and jungle life are not history yet. The indigenous Dayak settlements along the Rivers of Kalimantan is an ideal way to experience the incredible culture, where village elders practice traditional medicine and mark their status with intricate body tattoos and remarkably heavy ear adornments, we will be warmly welcomed guests in their traditional longhouses. At Borneo you can enjoy a sightful experience of traditional culture and grand diversity of exotic flora and wildlife from black orchids to fresh water dolphins and orangutans, and venture ashore for captivating jungle explorations and unforgettable encounters in our village visits. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime exploration of the Kalimantan Island!
The Kalimantan Wild Life Tour Expedition is a collection of exploratories and Indonesia dream destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places. We created the Borneo adventure tours for those who search a indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with it's exotic flora and fauna. Borneo travelers will have an unforgettable experience trip in Indonesia, however, it is designed for those who are adventurous in body and spirit.