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Tanjung-Puting Orangutan Tour

Tanjung-Puting Orangutan Tour

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An expedition or adventure trip to Kalimantan Island to visit the Orangutans Rehabilitation Center at Camp Leakey which is located at Tanjung Puting National Park, beside the place of orphan Orangutans at Tanjung Harapan in the same National Reserve. The following short sample of itinerary is basic information of the program can be participated.

3 DAYS TOUR PACKAGE

01 Arrival at Pangkalan Bun ( LD )
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport, meeting service and direct transfer to Kumai Boat anchorage by car for 30 minutes. Lunch Rimba Lodge at Camp Leakeywill be served en-route, then by slow boat called Klotok a traditional wooden boat proceed to Tanjung Harapan rehabilitation center for 1.5 hours trekking. See Orangutan around this station and rangers doing the process of rehabilitation for the ex-captive Orangutans to their natural habitat. Check in at Rimba lodge a beautiful riverside accommodation on Sekonyer river. Exploring the river around the lodge to watch Proboscis monkeys, long tail macaques, birds and wonderful creatures of this area. Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.

Day 02 Rimba Lodge – Pondok Tanggui – Camp Leakey ( BLD )
Early morning leave the lodge at 06.30 to visit Pondok Tanggui station, the second rehabilitation center for orphaned Orangutan located in National park one hour by boat from Rimba lodge to see orangutan feeding at 07.30 am. Take a nice walk for 2 kms to the feeding area through the tropical rain Macaques at Camp Leakeyforest. Then proceed by boat up the river for one and half hours to Camp Leakey the old and famous research and rehabilitation center for Orangutan, which has been conducted by the famous Primatologist Prof. Dr. MF Birute Galdikas since 1971. Trekking through tropical rain forest and searching for the wild orangutan, birds, agile gibbon and other primates beside exotic jungle plants. Lunch will be served on the boat. Back to the Camp Leakey at 2.30 pm to witness feeding time for orangutans rehabilitation. Afterwards return to Rimba lodge, en-route you may be offered a remarkable afternoon attraction by proboscis monkeys and longtail macaques and other creatures. Dinner and overnight at Rimba lodge.

Day 03 Rimba Lodge – Kumai – Airport ( B )
After breakfast transfer by boat to Kumai town and then direct transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination.

4 DAYS ORANGUTAN ADVENTURE

Day 01 Airport – Kumai – Tanjung Harapan – Rimba Loge (LD)
The tour begins at the time of your arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport. After having lunch transfer to Kumai boat anchorage or transit village to proceed to Rimba Lodge. Aboard the traditional motorized boat called locally “Klotok” up to Sekonyer river. On the way up, we will stop at “Tanjung Harapan” where there are cute babies of orangutans. After checking in at Rimba Lodge, exploring up the river to spot birds and proboscis monkeys hanging on the trees.

Day 02 Rimba Lodge – Camp Leaky – Rimba Lodge (BLD)
In early moring, after havingbreakfast, we explore one full day tour to the Camp Leakey up the black water river At the camp we will use the time for trekking through the heart of tropical rain forest, serching for the orangutan, birds, other primates and many exotic tropical plants of Borneo. In the afternoon, see the feeding time, the best time of taking some pictures ofthese incredible men of the jungle. Lunchwill beprovided on boat, and we shall return to Rimba Lodge for an enjoyed dinner.

Day 03 Rimba Lodge – Pondok Tanguy – Rimba Lodge (BLD)
After breakfast we will start our tour to Pondok Tanguy as a new rehabilitation center for orphaned orangutans. In this park we will use the time for treking into the heart of the jungle and observing orangutans in their natural habitat. Lunch will be provided on boat and return to Rimba Lodge in the afternoon.

Day 04 Rimba Lodge – Kumai – Airport (B)
After breakfast travel back to Kumai and then to the airport of Iskandar Pangkalan Bun to catch the return flight.

5 DAYS ORANGUTAN ADVENTURE

Day 01 Airport – Hotel – City Tour – Hotel (LD)
The tour begins at the time of arrival at Iskandar airport, Pangkalan Bun town. Depending on the flight arrival time, we can either directly to hotel first, and after having lunch continue to city tour visiting the unique town in the edge of Borneo jungle, with the original population of Dayak people.

Day 02 Hotel – Kumai – Rimba Lodge – Tanjung Harapan – Rimba Lodge (BLD)
After breakfast, we leave for Kumai as a transit village in the way to get to Rimba Lodge. From Kumai we continue to Rimba Lodge by using a comfortable boat called “Klotok” up the Sekonyer river and start our tour to ” Tanjung Harapan” where there are cute babies of orangutans, exploring up the river to spot birds and proboscis monkeys hanging on the trees. This is s special trekking condition in the heart of Borneo’s virgin jungle. Here we wait the orangutans to haunt its feeding time.

Day 03 Rimba Lodge – Camp Leakey – Rimba Lodge (BLD)
In the early morning after having breakfast, we explore Camp Leakey rehabilitation center in one full day up to black river. Searching orangutans, birds, other primates and many unique tropical plants of Borneo. The the afternoon, see the feeding time, thebest time of taking pictures of these incredible men of the jungle. Lunch will be provided on boat, and we shall return to Rimba Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 04 Rimba Lodge – Kumai – Airport (BLD)
After breakfast we will start our tour to Pondok Tanguy as a new rehabilitation center for orphaned orangutans. In this park we will use the time for treking into the heart of the jungle and observing orangutans in their natural habitat. Lunch will be provided on boat and return to Rimba Lodge in the afternoon.

Day 05 Rimba Lodge – Kumai – Airport (BLD)
After breakfast travel back to Kumai and then to the airport of Iskandar Pangkalan Bun to catch the return flight.

PARTICIPANT/TOUR TYPE     2-3 Person     4-7 Persons
3 Days / 4 Night – A
4 Days / 3 Night – B
4 Days / 3 Night – C
5 Days / 4 Night – D
    US$ 575.00
US$ 726.00
US$ 664.00
US$ 805.00     US$ 485.00
US$ 602.00
US$ 551.00
US$ 664.00

Tour starts and end at Pangkalan Bun Airport Central Kalimantan
Validity immediately until 31 March 2013
Inclusion Transfers with taxi or minivan, traditional boat transport, tour guide, meals as stated on itinerary. B for Breakfast, L for Lunch, and D for Dinner. All entrance and donation fees, snack, seasonal fruits, mineral water and soft drink during trekking or on boat. Accommodation as mentioned on itinerary. Exclusion Tipping and any personal expenses.

ADDITIONAL COST
Current flight ticket DPS-JOG-DPS US$ 150.00/person.
Current flight ticket SRG-PKN-SRG US$ 170.00/person
Additional transfers in Bali, Jogyakarta and 1 night stay in Semarang will be quoted upon the request.

 

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