The 5 Days Orangutan Tour in Borneo, Central Kalimantan offers another adventure tour experience into the wildlife in Central Borneo of Kalimantan. The travelers may begin this Borneo Orangutan adventure tour with a flight from Jakarta via Semarang and connecting to Borneo's small airport, which is where the adventure begins. The contrast between the busy developed city of Jakarta and this tropical paradise is unexplainable and your first transfer from here towards the rain forests and monkeys is via a traditional twelve meter boat is unexplainable.
5 Days Orangutan Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Pangkalan Bun - Kumai - Orangutan Park
As you take this relaxing transport down the coast past the unchanged tropical scenery and clear turquoise waters with white sands and beautiful lagoons you will pass some of the wildlife of the area almost instantaneously. The boats team consists of boatmen and a cook as well as an expert guide who is enthusiastic towards the monkeys of the area. You will continue the Orangutan adventure tour until you reach the river where you will start to travel up the river passing the monkeys and traveling deeper into the unchanged rainforest by the only accessible route.The first night is spend river side either on the boat or in the nearby river lodge. You will have a mosquito net and a bed of simple types that really allows you to get the feel for this culture and simple peacefulness.
Day 2 Orangutan Park - Camp Leakey - Boat or Lodge.
After breakfast, you will then travel further by the day up the river and after your first two and half hours trip you will reach the first project area of Camp Leakey where you will see the orangutans that are awaiting reintroduction to the rainforest. Trekking in this area is then allowed with the guide who will explain about the work done and the area and the problems that they are facing. You will witness feeding time in all of the project areas on the tour including this one. After this you will head to the boat for another overnight stay with the option of the on land lodge.
Day 3 Orangutan Park - Pondok Tanggui - Tanjung Harapan - Fireflies - Boat or Lodge.
The third day of the 5 Days Orangutan Tour sees you set of deeper into the rainforest until you reach the next camp of Pondok Tanguy where the older Orangutans area kept when being treated. Here you will see a variety of different animals and wildlife before returning to the boat for food and further travel. Only this nighttime leg when you are on the deck you will see the fantastic display of the fireflies around the river. The over night stay again is on the boat or in a lodge.
Day 4 The Park - Pondok Tangguy - pesalat - Boat or Lodge
Day four of the 5 Days Orangutan Borneo Tour begins with a visit to one of the reforestation areas where you can see the reconstructive work that is being carried out in the area. Dinner and overnight on boat or lodge.
Day 5 The Park - Kumai - Pangkalan Bun Airport.
After staying at the same lodge you will then start to make the trip back towards the coast and have a morning free to use as you wish before then begin transferred back to Jakarta so you can continue your traveling program. All of the prices for travel, overnight stays, meals and admissions to the areas are inclusive in the price of the 5 Days Orangutan Borneo Tour.