DAY 1 :
ARRIVAL IN PANKALANBUN – KUMAI – HOUSE BOAT – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK ( L / D )
After arrival at Pankalanbun Airport your personal tour guide is happy to welcome you upon arrival in Pankalanbun/Central Kalimantan. It takes approx. another 30 minutes from Pankalanbun Airport to the harbor city of Kumai. In the harbor you will then board your personal house boat in which you will be on tour for a couple of days. A late lunch will be served on board. You will start the tour by house boat from Kumai and enter the mouth of Sekonyer Rivers continuing upstream. You have the possibility to relax on the deck of your house boat and observe flora and fauna passing by. Tanjung Puting National Park is not only a habitat for orangutans but for uncountable different animals such as the long nose ape (Nasalis larvatus), rare bird species, and variety of colorful butterflies. The Sekonyer River is also a habitat for a very rare species of crocodiles (thus swimming in the river is not allowed!!!). Afternoon check in to Rimba Lodge for accommodation (Lunch and dinner inclusive).
DAY 2 :
TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK – SEKONYER CRUISE – ORANGUTAN FEEDING – CAMP LEAKEY / MUSEUM / ORANGUTAN FEEDING – RIMBA LODGE ( B / L / D )
After breakfast on board of the house boat, starting the cruise up river Sekonyer, the boat jusg go slowly so that you can see kind of animals of Kalimantan, horn bird, fisher birds, eagles, sometimes wild orang-utan, and try also to see crocodile on the river. Arrive at Camp Leaky Lunch is served on board. You will reach Camp Leakey after a 2 hours journey through lush rain forest vegetation, where the museum and documentation centre of Camp Leakey/Tanjung Puting National Park was established by Mrs. Dr. Biruté Galdikas (see information of Orangutan Foundation International). First you will visit the museum and then continue to the feeding place of the orangutans in guidance of a ranger at Camp Leakey late afternoon. The trekking tour to the feeding place of the orangutans starts around 14:30 pm. You will reach the feeding place at Camp Leakey after 45 minutes trekking through the jungle. You always have to follow the instruction of your ranger. Many wild orangutans will also come to the feeding place during dry season. Please do not feed the orangutans by yourself and do not eat or drink in front of the orangutans. This is your chance to observe the feeding of orangutans in the forest. Afterwards you will return to Camp Leakey and board your house boat again. Then return to Rimba Lodge for accommodation (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included).
DAY 3 :
RIMBA LODGE – PONDOK TANGGUI – TANJUNG HARAPAN – RIMBA LODGE ( B/L/D)
After breakfast on board you will proceed with your journey to visit Pondok Tanggui. Here the orangutans are observed and registered. After you have reached Pondok Tunggui, you take part in the feeding of orangutans at around 9:30 am. You will reach the feeding place of Pondok Tunggui in guidance of a ranger after having a 30 minutes soft trekking tour through the rain forest. Now it is time to wait for the rehabilitated and wild orangutans to reach the feeding place, once you have arrived at the feeding place. After this fascinating experience proceed to Tanjung Harapan village, you will visit here the native people how the daily life of local people, you will find also here some handycrafts as local products, in the afternoon you will visit feeding time at Tanjung Harapan by short walking from the jetty 30 minutes, at 03.00 pm is the time for feeding of orang-utan, return to Housboat , in the evening you will get night tour to see FIREFLIES on Sekonyer river side. This trip will give you a romantic trip, the light of the fireflies look like the stars on the sky. This is the unforgatable trip on Sekonyer river. After dinner check in to Rimba Lodge for accomodation
DAY 4 :
RIMBA LODGE – KUMAI – AIRPORT ( B )
After breakfast check out from Hotel then return to Kumai harbour for transfer to airport Pangkalanbun , then get a flight for next destination.