3 Days 2 Nights


ORANGUTAN HOUSE BOATING TOUR
3 days 2 nights
 

Grade: Easy
Start: Jakarta – Pangkalan Bun or Semarang – Pangkalan Bun
Accommodation: Boat
Activities: Enjoy a boat trip on a traditional House boat  to observe Proboscis Monkey, Orangutans Feedings and short trekking around the forest.
Places to visit: Camp Leakey, Pondok Tangguy, Tanjung Harapan.


 

DAY 1: PANGKALAN BUN – KUMAI – PARK (L, D)
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by your guide and after a short drive of 20 minutes to Kumai to  board a private klotok river boat and take you to register with the local police. The boat is a traditional klotok wooden river boat about 12m by 2.5m with roof upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide's team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful
afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the wildlife such as long nose monkey, long tail macaque, birds along the riverside. Dinner on the boat, overnight on boat. Simple mattress, pillow, mosquito nets fine meals, bottled water, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar – helpful guides and boatmen.
 


 

DAY 2: PARK – PONDOK TANGGUY – CAMP LEAKEY – BOAT (B, L, D)

After breakfast board the klotok cruise up the river to Pondok Tanguy, the third rehabilitation center for orangutans. Witness feeding time at 09.00am, then continuing boating a side creek through tea colored water where you will see the magnificent reflection from the vegetation along the river, when lucky with us, the fresh water crocodile and other wildlife attraction could be found  along the river bank. Depart at Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest and also known as research center for orangutans. Short Trekking through tropical rainforest searching for wildlife as well as tropical jungle plants. Back to the boat for lunch then witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for old rehabilitation orangutans given additional food. Dinner on the boat, Overnight on the boat.


 

DAY 3: BOAT – KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT (B)
Free morning program. Awake early to hear the dawn chorus again, enjoy another good breakfast, then travel back down the river to Kumai. Transfer back to the airport for your flight, or to your hotel.