TOUR AND RIVER SAFARI
TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK
Duration : 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS
Grade : EASY
Start/End : JAKARTA OR BALI
DAY 01. PANGKALAN BUN - ORANGUTAN TOUR
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will
be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. The
boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat with a roof which
forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. In the peaceful afternoon
we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys
along the riverside. Dinner on the boat and overnight on the boat or lodge. While
overnight on the boat we serve thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral"
water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar
- helpful guides and boatmen (B,L,D).
02 : KALIMANTAN ORANGUTAN TOUR
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river
for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older
orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy,
the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans. At Camp Leakey you
will have opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and
the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild
orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visit
the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods.
We will then sail back down the river. Overnight on the boat (B,L,D).
03 : EXTRA DAY AT THE PARK
The EXTRA DAY at the park you will explore deeper
in the jungle, trekking in the different trails, and you may encounter different
orangutan both wild or ex-captive and other wildlife, tropical rain forest of
Borneo, and different beauty of nature.
We can guarantee that the tropical rain
forest of Borneo and its natural beauty will spoil and make your best of life
time adventure experience. Meals and overnight served on the boat. (B, L, D).
: END OF KALIMANTAN ORANGUTAN TOUR - NEXT DESTINATION
After breakfast boating down to
Kumai before transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination. (B)
SUPPORTING OFI ( Orangutan Foundation International )
After your orangutan tour in Tanjung Puting National Park, you can continue visiting OFI Orangutan Clinic Center in Pangkalan Bun to support their project to rehabilitate Orangutan and re introduce them back to their natural habitat. (With specified amount of donation based on OFI regulation). In this place, you will visit Orangutan Clinic Care & Quarantine or " training centre " for Orangutans, which is managed by ORANGUTAN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL, located in Los Angeles, USA.In this place, you will be brief by officer of OFI about their project in Borneo and most important of their Orangutan Project. It is the centre for the Orangutan care before being released to the wilderness. Most of the orangutan here are orphan one. They used to be kept as pet or confiscated from the illegal trader. Therefore the inspection and care are needed to make sure that they have no communicable disease or alike that they have from their old owner. In the forest area 40 meters2, you will see about 200 orangutans try to survive in the wilderness forest. This tour is recommended for them who really want to know about conservation of Orangutans, and might be you can join to Nobel conservation of orangutans and rain forest of Borneo. Lunch at local restaurant or hotel at your personal account. Stay at Blue Kecubung Hotel or similar hotel (B)
Notes : ORANGUTAN CLINIC AND CARE CENTER not available in JULY