The 6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tour is an adventure tour visiting orangutan in Central Kalimantan with a difference as it is based around the orangutan enclosures that are for the treatment and reintroduction of the local orangutans and you will get off the boat for some hiking that will lead you deep into the jungle. This is a very adventurous tour that is an excellent use or six days if you area looking for this kind of thing. The tour begins in Jakarta where you will take a flight to the small airport of Borneo. From the moment you step off the plane The 6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tour begins as you are transferred from the airport in a traditional Klotok boat which is a 12 meter boat with sleeping quarters and a kitchen area. The boat is simple and you will sleep in it each night unless you prefer to sleep on the land in the lodges are provided. Either way the facilities are basic but you have a mosquito net and a toilet but hey, who comes on a tour like this for top end accommodation!
The 6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tour begins with a trip down the coast until you reach the river which is the main form of transport up the coast where you will be able to view the wildlife. After your first night's sleep you will be ready for the first day's full trek through the jungle. Your guide will lead you and tell you about the areas you pass through and all of the nature that you encounter. This mainly second grow reforestation land but it is extremely interesting and further highlights the value of the work that being done here. The next day see you getting back on the boat and heading to Camp Leakey where you will see the orangutans who are being treated and monitored and awaiting reintroduction to the wild. You will witness feeding time and learn about the problems encountered by the projects and the kind of treatment that being done to maintain the populations of these wonderful animals.
Day three of 6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tours back in the forest where you will again go searching for wildlife in the older areas of the rainforest as well as visiting the project area that is focused on the older orangutans of Borneo. The next day is spent revisiting the first camp to see the orangutans again and then trekking around the area or visiting the local villages. This evening you will be able to go on a night hike and see some of the nocturnal life before turning in after the free afternoon program. You will have breakfast the next morning and then head to the airport via the Klotok boat and take the return flight to Jakarta. All costs are inclusive in The 6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tour pricing and you will only need to bring extra money to spend in the markets and parks.
6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Pangkalan Bun - Kumai - Park. Overnight on board.
Day 2 Breakfast. Park - Camp Leakey. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3 Breakfast. Jungle - Pondok Tanguay - Pesalat. Lunch, dinner and overnight in the jungle.
Day 4 Breakfast. Park - Camp Leakey - Boat. Lunch, dinner and overnight on board.
Day 5 Breakfast. Park - Pondok Tanguy - Tanjung Harapan - Pangkalan Bun. Lunch, dinner and overnight.
Day 6 Breakfast. Pangkalan Bun - Departure to airport.