06D05N Mahakam River Adventure

Day 01
ARRIVAL IN BALIKPAPAN/SAMARINDA – LOA JANAN – MUARA MUNTAI (L,D)

Meet at airport and directly transfer to Loa Janan for boarding the houseboat to start the exciting adventure of Mahakam River. Lunch, dinner and overnight on houseboat.

Day 02
MUARA MUNTAI – MANCONG – MUARA PAHU (B,L,D)

Arrive at Muara Muntai and sightseeing villagers daily activities from the long wooden bridge which is made of iron wood. Next, proceed to Mancong by motorized canoe crossing the Jempang Lake of which we will have the opportunity to view plenty of water bird species and fishermen floating houses as well as the romantic Ohong River where proboscis monkeys, monitor lizards and other wild animals are hanging around at riverside. In Mancong, we will explore an exotic longhouse and watching colorful dress dancers that welcome you with an impressive attraction in front of their longhouse. Afterwards, return to houseboat for cruising upward to Muara Pahu. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on houseboat.

Day 03
MUARA PAHU – BOLOWAN RIVER – MELAK (B,L,D)

After breakfast, at houseboat, we will get the motorized canoe to Kedang Pahu River with hope to spot the fresh water dolphin. Next, crossing up the Beloan River to explore wildlife and the daily life of local people who live on the stilt and floating houses. Afterwards, return to houseboat for cruising upward the Mahakam River into Melak. Lunch, dinner, and overnight on houseboat.

Day 04
MELAK – EHENG – KERSIK LUWEY – MAHAKAM RIVER (B,L,D)

After breakfast at houseboat, we will proceed to Kersik Luwey reserve to see the rare black orchid and other flora on the zone. Next, driving to Eheng village to explore an old and impressive longhouse with its unique ornament and shape while observing the Tunjung Dayak daily life. We will then continue driving to Jantur Inar to explore the rainforest with its beautiful waterfall. Afterwards, return to the houseboat for cruising downward the Mahakam River into Tenggarong. Lunch, dinner, and staying overnight on houseboat.

Day 05
TENGGARONG – BALIKPAPAN/SAMARINDA (B,L,D)

After breakfast at houseboat, we will then walking to Museum of Mulawarman to explore the King Collection and Royal Cemetery of Kutai Kartanegara Kingdom. Afterwards, cruising downward the Mahakam River into Loa Janan and directly driving to Balikpapan/Samarinda for overnight on hotel. Free at your own leisure.

Day 06
DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination.
*end of tour program*

Inclusive:

  • AC land transportation
  • Houseboat with communal cabin in Mahakam River
  • Motorized boat
  • Accommodation based on twin/double share:
  • 04 Nights at houseboat in Mahakam River
  • 01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Balikpapan/Samarinda
  • Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner) 
  • Dance performance in Dayak Village

Excluded:

  • Airfares
  • Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
  • Personal expenses
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