ARRIVAL IN SAMARINDA – SANTAN ULU – SANGATTA (L/D)
Arrive at Samarinda airport with morning or noon flight and directly driving across villages, rainforest, and mountainous landscape to reach Santan Ulu village for visiting the equatorial monument. Afterwards, proceed to Sangatta town for check in to local hotel.
SANGATTA – KABO VILLAGE – KUTAI NATIONAL PARK (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will be driving to Kabo village for crossing up the river into Kutai National Park. We will then trekking into the jungle to spot wild orangutans and other animals. Return to the camp for lunch and take a rest. In the afternoon, we will trek to other trails of the jungle to spot more orangutans and wildlife. In the peaceful evening, we will have a night trekking to observe the nocturnal animals such as tarantula, insects, birds, and many more. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on research camp or tent.
KUTAI NATIONAL PARK – KABO VILLAGE – SAMARINDA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will cross downward the river into Delta Sangatta to spot estuarine crocodile, proboscis monkeys, silvery langurs, monitor lizards, and other wild animals that hang around the riverside. Afterwards, proceed to Samarinda for overnight on hotel.
SAMARINDA – MAHAKAM RIVER – MUARA MUNTAI (B/L/D)
In the morning, we will drive to the harbor for boarding the public houseboat cruise up the Mahakam River, here you can explore local people way of life, the riverside civilization that certainly different with our normal life on land. The public boat has two decks, the first deck carrying goods and economy class with capacity about 100 passengers and the second deck is better class with capacity of 75 passengers. At back side, there are Borneo style toilets and canteen providing Indonesian food, tea, coffee, and snacks. Arrive at Muara Muntai and directly check in to a homestay.
MUARA MUNTAI – MANCONG – KUYUNG – SAMARINDA (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will explore the exotic of Muara Muntai village with the long wooden bridge which is made of iron wood linking all the roads and alleys of the hamlet. Next, proceed to Mancong by motorized canoe crossing Jempang Lake where we have 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 Benuaq Dayak daily life. Afterwards, proceed to Kuyung to start driving to Samarinda for overnight on hotel.
SAMARINDA – DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination.
– AC land transportation
– Motorized boats
– Public houseboat
– Accommodation based on twin/double share
– 1 Night at local hotel in Sangatta town
– 1 Night at research camp in Kutai National Park
– 2 Nights at 3 stars hotel in Samarinda
– 1 Night at homestay in Muara Muntai
– Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
– English speaking guide
– Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)