The 4 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour is a great opportunity travel to and live among the Orangutans which are being protected and rehabilitated in Cental Kailmantan or Central Borneo of Indonesia. The travellers will do a trekking into the rain forest and will ovenight in a tent.
4 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour Itinerary
Day 1 : Pangkalan Bun - Kumai - Tanjung Harapan
4 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour begins at the Pangkalan Bun Airport where your guide will meet and greet you before setting off up stream into the mangroves and jungle. After 2 hours of traveling on board a traditional boat through Kumai River, you will stop at Tanjung Harapan Rehabiliation Centre and reach the Rimba Orangutan Eco Lodge. You will eat on the boat as you view the incredible landscape you pass by and sleep on land at the lodge.
Day 2 : Pondok Tanggui - Pesalat Camping
On the second day of the 4 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour start a full day trekking throughout the rainforest accompanied by the local expert. It is a time to observe wildlife and its surroundings. After waking bright and early you will head to the Pondok Tanggui Orangutan Rehabilitation at Tanjung Harapan. Here you will be able to see the Orangutan nurseries as well as feeding time and see the juvenile Orangutans as well as a number of other projects that are in place to protect the area that the Orangutans live in as well as the dangers they face in modern life. You will also be able to see the local village of Tanjung Harapan where you will be able to see the traditional long houses as well as the simple and natural culture and way of life of the local people living by the river using it for transport around their land.Lunch will be served during the trekking in the forest. Then heading to Pesalat where to set up a time. Dinner and overnight in the middle of the forest.
Day 3 : Full Day Camp Leakey Tour
Aftter breakast, you will head even further up stream to the infamous Camp Leakey where you will be able to see the largest and most established Orangutan rehabilitation center in Indonesia. You will see the different projects in work as well as seeing the feeding time and plenty of other wildlife along the way. After seeing the orangutans feeding in the afternoon at the Orangutan center and learning a little more about this area you will be able to hike back to the river where your boat awaits to take you back to the Rimba Orangutan Eco Lodge. You will return to the boat where you will eat and sleep and prepare for the next and main day of the tour.
Day 4 : Kumai - Pangkalan Bun - Departure
The last day of the 4 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour is heading back down the river to make your transferal to the airport in Pangkalan Bun, ready for your next destination.