Borneo

Dayak Village & Orangutan

  • 6 Days
  • Cultural, Tribes
  • Easy-Moderate

Upon arrival in Pangkalan Bun Airport., pick up service by our guide  then transfer to Kubung Dayak Village about 300 km away or about 4 – 5 hours drive. Lunch on the way at local restaurant.  Along the way you will pass some palm oil and rubber tree plantation area, villager house, beautiful scenery. You have also time for take a break from long journey for toilet as well as tea or coffee break. Upon arrival in Kubung Village, in Delang District, Lamandau Regency then check in at local Dayak house or long house.  Free time at your own leisure and sightseeing around the village if you arrive before dark. Dinner prepare by our guide team at the local Dayak house. Stay overnight at local Dayak house or long house.

Accommodation : Local house
Meals : Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast then accompany by our guide to walk about 20 minutes away to the sacred Dayak monument called Batu Batongkat (Stick Stone Monument). You will see beautiful scenery on the top of the stone. Then continue our trek passing traditional garden, huge tree, traditional rice barn, local Dayak house, old Kaharingan dayak grave before entering the primary jungle. The trek is challenging and we highly suggest to use the rubber boots as we will pass some small river, mud, up and down the hill, rock as well as slippery rock before you reach beautiful water fall about 15 meter  high and surrounding by crystal clear water and  dense tropical rain forest of Borneo. We setting lunch here by wrapping traditional lunch. Have time to relax and refreshing, you can swimming in this cold fresh water pool.  After enjoying the water pools then trek back to the village.  On the way during go or back if you are lucky you may see flying squirrel, black  monkey, Horn Bill or other exotic flora and fauna. Our guide team also would be so please to show you how to survive in the jungle, how to distinguished edible, poisonous or medicinal plants. If fruits season you may also have time to enjoy the local fruits such as durian, cempedak (bread fruits), or even enjoying how the local collecting the jungle honey (seasonal). Back to the Kubung Village for dinner and overnight at local Dayak House or at long house. In the evening after dinner you have time to join in our “Bagondang” or “Horn Bill Dance” ceremony while the local dayak people will blessing you with welcome ritual ceremony called “ikat akar tongang” /sacred Dayak bracelet for our good blessing during our trip.
Many people will join in this “party” with lots of rice wine. You have time for dancing with the local dayak that considered you part of their big family. Stay overnight at local Dayak house or at long house.

Accommodation : Local l house
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After breakfast then drive to Kumai to board on the boat, around 4-5 hours. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat (no cabin) with a roof which forms the 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 monkeys
along the riverside. Meals and overnight on boat.

Accommodation : on klotok boat or river lodge
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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 and dinner provided on boat. Afternoon visit the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods. Meals and overnight on boat .

Accommodation : on klotok boat or river lodge
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Another day at the park you will explore deeper in the jungle, trekking in the different trails, and you may encounter different orangutans 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.

Accommodation : on klotok boat or river lodge
Meals :Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After breakfast, boating down to Kumai then transfer for your next destination.

Meals : breakfast

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