Many of our past clients call this is a “magical trip”. The tour will take you to meet one of the human’s closest living relatives in animal kingdoms: Orangutan (pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus sp.) living free at their natural home at Camp Leakey, Tanjung Harapan and Pondok Tanguy stations inside the misty rain forest surrounded by proboscis monkeys, macaques, gibbons, birds including the giant horn bills and other exotic flora and fauna. You will explore the quit river on a traditional boat ( “African Queen” river boat style) and having some short walk around the stations.
Day 01 Pangkalan Bun – Kumai Port – Tanjung Puting National Park
Upon arrival in Pangkalan Bun airport, you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to kumai port by car for 20 minutes, then directly to National Park Tanjung Puting area by Boat for 2 hours. The boat is traditional wooden river boat for tourist specialist. It’s 12m by 2,5m with a roof and called by Klotok, which forms the upper deck, you can view the natural rainforest. We will slowly explore the quite river by Klotok to observe wild animals along the river sides. Cabin with simple mattress, pillow, meals, bottled mineral water, mosquito net, kitchen and toilet are available on Boat. You can choose to take dinner and stay over night on Boat or at Rimba Lodge.
Day 02 Boat/Rimba Lodge – Camp Leaky – Proboscis Monkeys Tours
After breakfast, we will travel up the river for morning river safari for 2 hours boating to Camp Leaky where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. Mind refreshing and learn more about river ecology, visit orang-utan education centre and see feeding time in Camp Leaky at 14:00 afterward back to observe prosboscis monkeys on the tress along river sides. Take dinner and over night at Lodge or on Boat
Day 03 Boat/Rimba Lodge – Pondok Tanggui – Fireflies Tours
After breakfast, we will travel up the river to enjoy morning breeze and view natural rainforest then join in morning orang-utan feeding centre in Pondok tanggui at 09:00, trekking on loop trail. On The way back we will stop in Pesalat reforest station to learn and support the peoples do reforest activities then visit Traditional Village of Tanjung Harapan and join in other feeding time in Tanjung Harapan Center at 15:00. Back to take dinner and stay over night at Lodge or on Boat. ( If good weather you can enjoy Fireflies tours and take dinner on Boat)
Day 04 Boat/Rimba Lodge – Kumai Port – Pangkalan Bun
After breakfast, we will travel down the river by boat to escort you to Kumai port then proceed to Pangkalan Bun airport by car to catch your flight for your next destination.
For competitive price and to get much more opportunity to see wildlife in this area you can stay over night on boat. The boat is river wooden boat and called by Klotok. It’s 12m by 2,5m and there is toilet, cabin with clean mattress, on upper deck you can enjoy natural rainforest view and in the morning you will fell the sweetest greeting from any kind of birds and other wild animals such as macaques, proboscis monkeys, orangutans while you enjoy breakfast with coffee or tea.