5 Days 4 Nights

 
ORANGUTAN HOUSE BOATING TOUR
5 Days 4 Nights
 
Grade: Easy
Start: Jakarta – Pangkalan Bun or Semarang – Pangkalan Bun
Accommodation: Boat
Activities: Enjoy boat trip to observe Proboscis Monkey, Orangutan feeding time, shorttrekking around the forest.
Place 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 drive to Kumai for 20 minutes board on 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 noses monkey, long tail macaque, birds along the riverside. Dinner on the boat, overnight on boat. Simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar – helpful guides and boatmen.
 

 
DAY 2: BOAT – CAMP LEAKEY (B, L, D)
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2½ hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest and also known as research center for orangutan. Trekking through tropical rainforest searching for wildlife, wild orangutan, birds and other rainforest animals as well as tropica jungle plant. Back to the boat for lunch then witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for old rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods. Overnight on the boat

 
DAY 3: BOAT – PONDOK TANGGUY – PESALAT – TANJUNG HARAPAN – (B, L, D)
After breakfast on board the klotok we travel up the river for Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans, see feeding time at 09.00am. Afterward continuing the trip to Pesalat replantation camp, See the process of replantation project or take this opportunity to hike at forest. In the afternoon visit Tanjung Harapan rehabilitation center and witness the other feeding time at 15.00. Free afternoon program, we could visit village near by the park. Overnight on the boat

 
DAY 4: BOAT – CAMP LEAKEY 2nd visit- (B, L, D)
After breakfast board the klotok second visit at camp Leakey. Camp Leakey has around 40 trek deep to the forest and in habited by both wild orangutan and rehabilitant orangutan. your second visit at the camp may have big opportunity to observe more wildlife.
*Free additional program: we could arrange the night walking on this place searching for nocturnal animal or glowing mushroom or just enjoy down the river at nipah palm mangrove observing fireflies )

 
DAY 5: 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 river to Kumai. Transfer back to the airport for your flight or to your hotel..