6D5N Orangutan & Dayak Village Package

Come and explore deeper the interior of Kalimantan by visiting the village of Dayak tribe on first days of the tour. After that, exploring Tanjung Puting national park, the homeland of orangutans. Read more for the itinerary and further information.

Itinerary

DAY 1: PANGKALAN BUN – CITY TOUR. (L, D)

  • When you arrive in Pangkalan Bun, our guide from Sister Tour will pick you up at Iskandar Airport Pangkalan Bun.
  • Check in to your selected hotel, your first lunch with our traditional seafood on the beach.
  • City tour in Pangkalan Bun.
  • Stay overnight in your selected hotel.

DAY 2: PANGKALAN BUN – DAYAK VILLAGE – LONG HOUSE. (B, L, D)

  • After breakfast we will drive by car into Dayak village. It takes about 5 hour or more. After 2 hour driving, we will stop at another regency to take a lunch. Than continue to Dayak Village.
  • Arrival in the afternoon. Overnight on the local long house – with towels, bed and pillows provided. In the night time, a traditional dance will be held for you. It is a welcoming ceremony from the local village.

DAY 3: LONG HOUSE – EXPLORE DAYAK VILLAGE – PANGKALAN BUN – KUMAI. (B, L, D)

  • Breakfast in long house, exploring Dayak Village with the local activities.
  • After that, leisurely drive back to the town Pangkalan Bun, it takes about 5 hour or more and boarding kelotok (local boat).
  • Stay overnight in kelotok.

DAY 4: 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 enough,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 PondokAmbung 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 5: HOUSEBOAT – PONDOK TANGGUI CAMP – REPLANTING TREES – SUNGAI SEKONYER VILLAGE – TANJUNG HARAPAN CAMP – HOUSEBOAT. (B, L, D)

  • After breakfast, go downstream of Sekonyer river and heading to PondokTanggui Camp to see Orangutan at 9 am. Enjoy PondokTanggui until 10 am.
  • After that walk back to the boat and visit the reforestation project of the Friends of National Park Foundation (FNPF), our local NGO (non government organisation) partner. You are more than welcome to join in replanting trees.
  • When you are ready, back to the boat and heading to the Village of Sekonyer to learn local daily activities. Lunch will be served on board before our visit to the village.
  • In the village you may learn and practice weaving a simple mat, made from reeds.
  • Back to the boat and look for more Proboscis monkeys rooting in trees along riverbank.

DAY 6: HOUSEBOAT – KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN. (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.