5D4N Orangutan & Releasing Baby Turtles Package

Accomplish your wildlife experience in Borneo by visiting the homeland of orangutans and releasing baby turtles to the ocean on the last day of your trip. Read more for the itinerary and further information.

Itinerary

DAY 1: PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT / HOTEL – KUMAI – HOUSEBOAT. (L, D)

  • The local guide of Sister Tour will meet and greet you upon your arrival at Iskandar airport in Pangkalan Bun.
  • Transfer to Kumai and start cruising up the Kumai and Sekonyer River. Enjoy your first lunch with our traditional food on the kelotok.
  • We will cruise up the river slowly looking for the Proboscis monkeys and other wildlife along the river. On the way the animals that we might see are reptiles, birds, monkeys and wild orangutan.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 2: HOUSEBOAT – CAMP LEAKEY – PONDOK AMBUNG – HOUSEBOAT. (B, L, D)

  • After breakfast, we are heading straight slowly to the legendary Leakey Camp. You can enjoy more the view of black water river. If you’re lucky, you might see orangutan at the riverbank, various birds (stork billed kingfisher is quite common here), and false garials crocodile.
  • On arrival in Leakey Camp, walk up to the camp to see the Orangutan Information Center. Continue the tour to see the orangutan feeding at 2 pm, enjoy your times till 4 pm.
  • Walk back to the boat. Park the boat at Pondok Ambung Tropical Forest Research Station for a night walk (optional). You may find nocturnal primates or wild cats at night in the jungle.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 3: HOUSEBOAT – PONDOK TANGGUI CAMP – SEKONYER RIVER VILLAGE – TANJUNG HARAPAN – HOUSEBOAT. (B, L, D)

  • After breakfast go downstream of Sekonyer river and heading to Pondok Tanggui Camp to see Orangutans at 9 am. Enjoy the show until 10 am.
  • After that walk back to the boat and head to Sekonyer River Village learn local daily activities. Lunch on board.
  • Cross the river to witness an Orangutan feeding in TanjungHarapan Camp at 3 pm.
  • Back to the boat and look for more Proboscis monkeys rooting in tress on the riverbanks.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 4: HOUSEBOAT – TANJUNG KELUANG BEACH – HOUSEBOAT. (B, L, D)

  • Enjoy the morning view of the river and the sounds of the animals in the forest, like wild gibbon and various species of birds chirping in the morning.
  • Drifting down the Sekonyer River to Kumai River. Then, continue to Tanjung Keluang Beach.
  • Tanjung Keluang is a nature park that has a turtle sanctuary. Here we could release baby turtles back to their natural habitat. Lunch on board.
  • Enjoy our activities at the beach, like fishing, tanning and walking along the beach.
  • Watching beautiful sunset from the beach.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 5 : HOUSEBOAT – KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT. (B)

  • Breakfast on board.
  • Boating to Kumai town and then Pangkalan Bun airport or hotel.

End of tour and thank you for visiting Tanjung Puting National Park with Sister Tour.

Additional Info on Accommodation

  • Please note that there’s no 5 stars hotel facility in the Tanjung Puting National Park. However, you may find 3 stars hotels in Pangkalan Bun.
  • If you don’t feel like staying on board during the trip, there’s an option to stay overnights in accommodation services near the National Park such as Rimba Ecolodge, Flora Homestay or local homestays in Sekonyer Village.

Inclusions

Our tour package includes:

  • Transfer in-out from airport or hotel.
  • Houseboat with full-board service.
  • Entrance fee to the National Park.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary; we strive to use NO palm oil products.
  • Beverages and local chef service during the tour. Please let us know if you have any food alergies or special dietary requirements.
  • Contribution to local kids education and women community (we allocate 5% of the tour price for this program).
  • Fuel and clean water during the tour.
  • Rain coat, flash light, mosquito repellant.

Exclusions

Please note that our package excludes:

  • Flight tickets.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Souvenir and other personal expenses, please bring some Rupiah bank notes (IDR) with you.
  • Gratuity for tour guide and boat crews.

Things to Bring

  • Camera plus extra film/memory card and batteries.
  • Waterproof bag for your camera or electrical appliances.
  • Binocular.
  • Hat.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Long pants, long sleeves, and socks might also be needed to avoid from mosquitoes. Mosquito nets are provided on board.
  • Medicine or other personal things.

Tour Price

The price varies, depending on your date of travelling, tour participants and accommodation option. Please contact us for further information.