Orangutan Boat Tour

05 Sep 2016 14:12

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Our Orangutan Tours PRIVATE Departures are designed for you who prefer the flexibility of travelling to Orangutan Borneo independently. You will not share the klotok boat with other travelers. There will be only you with your family or friend and our team (Guide, Boat crew).

For this time being we haven't open yet joining trip for Orangutan Kalimantan Tour trip.
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport, you will be picked up by our staff then take you to Kumai for board on the boat. Cruise up river to explore the wildlife along way Sekonyer River, late afternoon see the proboscis monkey and other primates are found along the river. Lunch will be prepared on boat. Overnight on boat ( B,L,D)

Orangutan boat tour service


Orangutan Tour GroupAfter breakfast boarding up river to Camp Leakey to see feeding time, you will have opportunity trek to jungle for observe other primates. On the way up the river you may see estuarine crocodile, proboscis monkey, water snake, hornbill, stork bill king fisher, etc. lunch will be prepared on boat. Late afternoon slow down the river and tide the boat near the crocodile lake ( B,L,D)

Tanjung Puting National Park and a klotok boat tour to see the orangutans is usually the highlight of most visitor’s trip to Kalimantan (Borneo)—but there is even more to Kumai and Pangkalan Bun, Kalimantan, Borneo! Stay a little longer, take another Tanjung Puting eco tour, get to know the local culture, enjoy the hospitality of a village homestay, take a cooking class, explore the turtle sanctuary, and savor unspoiled, pristine beaches. Kumai is home to several ethnic groups, Malay, Dayak, and Madurese (originally from East Java), and it is a fascinating place to visit, with lots of cultural diversity.

Recommended flights: From Jakarta – Pangkalanbun ( Trigana Air 09.15 – 10.20), From Pangkalanbun - Jakarta ( Kalstar 12.50-14.05)


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 about 12m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. En route stop at first rehabilitation center for orangutan at Tanjung Harapan. Witness feeding time at 15.00. The boat crew includes the boatman, a cook and English speaking guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside. Dinner and overnight on the boat. simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar - helpful guides and boatmen, or spend the night at the lodge near by the river (L, D).


BEST TIME TO VISIT : There is no special weather condition requires to fully enjoy this magical Orangutan trip. We could do the visit at any time of the year, dry or wet season. You will find different beauty of nature at both weather.

The important thing is the flight schedule connection, as on remote destination like Kalimantan, there is only several airlines operated. We will help arrange your local flight during your Orangutan trip from Bali or Jakarta. That way, if there are any problems with your schedule or delayed when you are in a remote area, Adventure Indonesia will be able to contact the airline to make the necessary changes.

Many of past clients call this is a "magical trip". We will take you to meet one of the human's closest living relatives in animal kingdoms: Orangutan 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 hornbills and other exotic flora and fauna. You will explore the quit river on a traditional klotok boat and having some short walk around the stations.

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