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Borneo Adventure Tours - East Borneo Tours

The 2 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour is a short condensed trip from Balikpapan allowing you to see the very best of East Borneo with only a single overnight stay. You will be able to see a whole cross section of the wildlife in the area of East Borneo as well as enjoying seeing the Orangutan rehabilitation centers and watching them feed and take part in all of their natural behavior. With a trained and extremely experienced local guide you will be able to learn about all of the projects that are taking place in the area. Travellers joining the 2 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour have the chance to sleep in the Samboja Lodge where you will find the rooms and facilities satisfactory for the need of you single nights stay. All of your food is included as well as the costs of all of the modes of transport you will embark on from when you leave the airport to when you return. Also included are all of the admission charges to enter the different areas and conservation parks and all of your meals will be paid for as well as essential drinks. Not included are extra snacks and food, anything bought at markets and extra contributions to the wildlife trusts.This 2 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour is made for those who have limited time to visit the island of Kalimantan and its natural richness. during your short visit to this island you are still able to see all the charm this island has to offer including the head hunter Borneo Orangutan and other unique animals inhabited the island. The 2 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour will give you another teaching of participating the life of Orangutan and the forest itself by planting trees during your trekking.2 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour ItineraryDay 01 Balikpapan Airport – Samboja Lodge – Black River – Lodge.Arriving Balikpapan Airport, met and greeted by our staff then take you to take an hour driving to get to Samboja Lodge. Check in at the lodge and observe the Orangutan Island around the lodge. Also visiting the Black River to observe rainforest plants and see birds and long nose monkeys. Lunch, dinner will be served at the lodge. Overnight at the lodge.Day 02 Samboja Lodge – Rainforest Trekking – Orangutan Island – Airport.After breakfast, trekking to rainforest. During trekking, you will plant trees to support the rainforest and The Orangutan survival foundation program. The trees you plant will be the food source for Orangutan and other wildlife living in the forest. Finishing trekking, you will be taken to observe Orangutan around the lodge which has developed since 1992 as the area of Orangutan Survival Foundation Program. Lunch will be served on the lodge. On the afternoon, you will be taken to airport in Balikpapan to catch your flight for your next destination.
The 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour is a great opportunity to spend a short time in Borneo from Balikpapan seeing the sights of the mangroves and Jungle as well as the incredible culture of the local people as well as seeing the magnificent Orangutans and other animals and finding out about all the projects which re taking place to help them. Th 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour can be booked when there are a minimum of two people and then you will be ready to begin this incredible and exciting adventure. 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour Itinerary Day 1 Arrive Balikpapan – Samba LodgeDay one of the 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour begins at the Balikpapan Airport where you will be meted and greeted by your guide and then set off to Samboja Lodge by car where a beautiful room awaits you. After this you will be able to look around the rain forest surrounding the area and go jungle trekking most likely seeing many different types of local animals, birds and insects. You will then dine at the Lodge or in a nearby restaurant before sleeping at the Samboja Lodge ready for the main day of the 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour .Day 2 Balikpapan TourThe second and main day of the Orangutan Balikpapan Tour begins with breakfast served at the Samboja Lodge and then you will go trekking and have an opportunity to actually have an active role in the reforestation of fruit trees supporting the future of the Orangutans in the area. You will also have plenty of time to observe the Orangutans in the survival foundation and see the Orangutans who are being monitored and supported in the area. Over 200 Orangutans live in this area and all are under close monitoring in order to ensure their survival and promote breeding and re population. Dinner again is served at the lodge before you have a free program to do with as you wish and then return to your room for the overnight stay.Day 3 Balikpapan – DepartureDay three of the 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour begins early with breakfast and then an early trek through the forest in order to make it in time for the feeding time of around 6.45. You will then be able to return to the Samboja Lodge where you will continue on a boat to the Black river which is a great area of bio diversity and with all sorts of monkeys, birds and even crocodiles around the river. After the Crocodile farms in the area you will then travel back to the Airport ready for your next connection. This is a great chance to see some of the local people as well as a great cross section of the wildlife and especially the orangutans in East Borneo and your guides will tell you all about each area and the projects, difficulties and histories of each place.
East Kalimantan and the un-spoilt nature will give you another experience compared with your tour in Indonesia. The 3 Days Mahakam River Tour is just a short adventure tour to explore the famous Mahakam River in East Kalimantan. Travel to East Kalimantan is connected by major airlines in Indonesia. The 3 Days Mahakam River Tour give the chance to learn more about the local people  and its surrounding of East Kalimantan. There are lots of exciting programs we have arranged for everyone who want to get close with the nature in Kalimantan. Tenggarong is a huge subdistrict in East Borneo which is also a capital city of Kutai Kertanegara Regency with distance about 150 km from Balikpapan city. Take a boat from Lajanan, you will explore Mahakam River with its beauty. Visit to Mulawarman Museum will be made enroute. Mulawarman museum is located near the Mahakam River, in a former palace, constructed by the Dutch during the 1930s that was once the power base where 19 sultans reigned. The museum contains historical statues and antiquities, period furnishings, a richly adorned bedroom with hand-woven 'doyo' fabric, and items from the Ming, Qing and Yuan dynasties.[1] The museum contains the Balinese puppet theatre, which was donated by the Sultan of Yogyakarta.Lekaq Kidau is a name of village set on the bank of Mahakam River, remotely laid but worthy visits while travelling to East Bornoe. Unique tradition, dances, ceremonial events and handicrafts are very interesting to visit. Tattoo as part of local tradition and long eared lobes, you can not find elsewhere. Dayak people in Lekaq Kidau are living in their traditional house along the river bank. 3 Days Mahakam River Tour Itinerary Day 01 Airport – Loajanan – Mahakam River.Arriving at Sepinggan Airport in Balikpapan, meet our guide who will transfer to Loajanan for boarding the house boat for Mahakam River. Dinner and overnight on the boat.Day 02 Muara Muntai – Mancong – Mahakam.Having breakfast on boat. After observing the people living at wooden village on Muara Muntai, the trip is continued by motorized canoe to Mancong Village. The trip will pass Jempang Lake and Ohong river where you can have beautiful view along the river. Upon arrival on the village, people of Dayak Banuaq tribe will welcome you with their arrival welcome ceremony in the front of their traditional long house. Continue your tour for cruising down to Tenggarong. Lunch, dinner and overnight on boat.Day 03 Tenggarong – Loajanan – Balikpapan.After having breakfast on boat you will be taken to visit several places like local market, royal cemetery and museum of Kutai Kertanegara as remain of Sultan Palace. Return to the boat for cruising to Loajanan. After having lunch, proceed to airport in Balikpapan for the next destination.What’s Include in The Tour2 nights accommodation on houseboatFull board meals : breakfast, lunch and dinnerAir conditioned land transportationTour guideCanoe trip to Mancong VillageCultural dance at Mancong VillageAdmission feesTax and service chargesTour Exclude
The 4 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour is a great opportunity travel to and live among the Orangutans which are being protected and rehabilitated in the Borneo area of Indonesia. This is an adventure trip to explore the natural habitat and life of the Orangutans. You will begin at the Pangkalan Bun Airport where your guide will meet and greet you before setting off up stream into the mangroves and jungle. The 4 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour starts upon your arrival in Balikpapan and visits the Pondok Tanggui Orangutan rehabilitation centre. 4 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour Itinerary Day 1 Balikpapan - Rimba LodgeAfter 2 hours of traveling on board a traditional boat, you will 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 Camp Leakey Tour On the second day of the 4 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour 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. You will return to the Rimba Orangutan Eco Lodge where you will eat and sleep and prepare for the next and main day of the tour. Day 3 Orangutan Tour After waking bright and early on the third day of the 4 Days Orangutan Tour 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. Here you will also have lunch and be entertained by the local people and be lucky enough to witness the incredible local dances and performances. There is also a Malaysian settlement in the this area and on the 4 Days Orangutan Tour you will be able to see this which is a great symbol of the history of the island and the way that the two cultures gel in modern life. 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. Day 4 Rimba Lodge - Departure On the fourth day of the 4 Days Orangutan Tour you will eat breakfast at the camp and then head back down the river to make your transferal to the airport ready for your next destination
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The 4 Days Dayak Tour feature an expeditions along Mahakam River in east Borneo are a collection of exploratories and Indonesia dream destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places. Search an indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with it's exotic flora and fauna for your unforgettable experience adventurous trip on the 4 Days Dayak Tour. Visit to Mulawarman Museum former Kutai Kingdom Palace preserving historical statue, throne, traditional leavon, local clotch and some ancient ceramic collection from China. Other visit is also made to see rare long eared lobes from Dayak people. 4 Days Dayak Tour ItineraryDay 01 : Balikpapan - Loajanan - Mahakam River On arrival at Sepinggan Airport of Balikpapan, meeting service then transfer to Loajanan to join your house boat exploring Mahakam River. First stop will me made at Tenggarong, as the capital town of Kutai Kertanegara sub-district. Here you can see royal collection of the Kutai Kingdom (formerly the Royal palace ) then proceeding to Mahakam river up. Meals and accommodation will be provided on house boat.Day 02 : Muara Muntai - MancongBreakfast will be served on boat. Morning continue the 4 Days Dayak Tour for sight seeing to observ the way of life of the local people of Kutai and Banjar then you will be transferred into local canoe to cross over the Jempang lake for Mancong Village. On the way to Mancong village, you will pass the Ohong river with possibility to see the proboscis monkeys, king fisher, monitor lizards and other wild life. On arrival at Mancong you will be welcomed by a traditional dance performances by a chief of the villagers and his people then return to Muara Muntai. Meals and accommodation are provided on boat.Day 03 : Lekak Kidau - Tenggarong - LoajananAfter breakfast on boat, then observing the way of life of the Dayak kenyah tribe which is some women still have the long eared lobes and tattoo. After breakfast on boat then down river to Loajanan. After lunch on boat then transfer you to Hotel for your accommodation. Dinner at local restaurant .Day 04 : Hotel - Departure.After Breakfast at Hotel, then transfer you to Sepinggan Airport for your next destination. End of the 4 Days Dayak Tour.
The 4 Days Mahakam River Tour is one of the great tour in East Borneo of Kalimantan, Indonesia and is available to anyone who is passing through east Borneo and wanting to see some of the sights of Borneo as well as seeing some of the natural sights and the learning about and seeing the culture of the Dayak people who are the main indigenous proportion of the population of the Indonesian part of Borneo.4 Days Mahakam River Tour feartues an expeditions along Mahakam River in east Borneo are a collection of exploratories and Indonesia dream destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places. Search an indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with it's exotic flora and fauna for your unforgettable experience adventurous trip. Visit to Mulawarman Museum former Kutai Kingdom Palace preserving historical statue, throne, traditional leavon, local clotch and some ancient ceramic collection from China. Other visit on 4 Days Mahakam River Tour is also made to see rare long eared lobes from Dayak people. 4 Days Mahakam River Tour Itinerary Day 01 : Balikapapan– Loajanan - Mahakam River (L,D)On arrival at Sepinggan Airport of Balikpapan, meeting service then transfer to Loajanan to join your house boat exploring Mahakam River. First stop will me made at Tenggarong, as the capital town of Kutai Kertanegara sub-district. Here you can see royal collection of the Kutai Kingdom (formerly the Royal palace ) then proceeding to Mahakam river up. Meals and accommodation will be provided on house boat.Day 02 : Muara Muntai - Mancong (B,L,D)Breakfast will be served on boat. Morning continue the trip for sight seeing to observ the way of life of the local people of Kutai and Banjar then you will be transferred into local canoe to cross over the Jempang lake for Mancong Village. On the way to Mancong village, you will pass the Ohong river with possibility to see the proboscis monkeys, king fisher, monitor lizards and other wild life. On arrival at Mancong you will be welcomed by a traditional dance performances by a chief of the villagers and his people then return to Muara Muntai. Meals and accommodation are provided on boat.Day 03 : Lekak Kidau - Tenggarong - Loajanan (B,L,D)After breakfast on boat, then observing the way of life of the Dayak kenyah tribe which is some women still have the long eared lobes and tattoo. After breakfast on boat then down river to Loajanan. After lunch on boat then transfer you to hotel in Balikpapan for your accommodation. Dinner at local restaurant .Day 04 : Balikpapan - Departure ( B)After Breakfast at Hotel, then transfer you to Sepinggan Airport for your next destination.
The 5 Days Derawan Sangalaki Island Tour offers soft adventure to these 2 small island famous for its underwater world. The 5 Days Derawan Sangalaki Island Tour starts from and ends in Balikpapan as the main gate to East Kalimantan of Indonesia.Derawan IslandThe area of at least 31 small islands located at Sulawesi sea. It is under teritory of the province of East Kalimantan in Indonesia. Derawan is located in a biodiversity hotspot feature 872 species of reef fishes, 507 species of coral, and invertebrates, including protected species (5 giants clam species, 2 sea turtles, coconut crab, etc). The Terrains at Derawan are varied-from walls and fringing reef to caverns. Big green turtles (chelonia mydas), whitetip leopard and nurse sharks, schooling barracudas, napoleon wrasses, cuttle fish, spanish mackerel, jacks and batfishes, and ornamental reef fishes hang out in record densities and diversity. Not only it is possible to dive with turtle on every dive at derawan, turtles are also found coming on land every night to procreate; hatchlings are often encountered just below the cottages and restaurant.Sangalaki IslandAdjacent island from Derawan island as home of Mantas that you can find from all directions. Their wing tips breaking the surfaces at regular interval. Snorkelling is the way to interact with this gentle plankton feeders. Sangalaki is surrounded by a shallow langoon and the reefs start a distance out from the Island. SInce there is so much shallow reef here, threre is a vast diversity of marine life, and since the area is a protected marine park, the reefs are quite pristine. Most Sangalaki Diving sites are shallower than 65 feet (20 m). 5 Days Derawan Sangalaki Island Tour itinerary :Day 01: BALIKPAPAN ARRIVAL (LD) Day 02: BALIKPAPAN, BERAU, DERAWAN ISLAND (BLD)Day 03 & 04: DERAWAN ISLAND, SANGALAKI ISLAND (BLD)Day 05: DERAWAN, BERAU, BALIKPAPAN (B)
5 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour is an exploration  througout the goergous and the longest Mahakam River in East Kalimantan.  The  Mahakam River Tour starts from  and ends in Balikpapan of East Kalimantan of Indonesia. This 5 Days Mahakam River Adventure Touralso features a visit the orangutan camp.5 Days Mahakam River Tour ItineraryDay 1 Balikpapan - Loajanan - Mahakam River. Overnight on boat.Located in Borneo, the Mahakam River is the best and only effective way to travel into the Jungle to reach the villages and orangutan enclosures. The five days Mahakam River Adventure Tour focuses on the fascinating culture of the Dayak people who live around the river and still use the land in the way they live. There are many ceremonies and traditional dances to be viewed here and you will reach Borneo from either Jakarta or Bali and then your next form of transport will by the traditional style modern boat that will take you along the coast to the mouth of the Mahakam river where you will travel up and see the incredible wildlife or primates and other animals as we as some interesting flora.Day 2  Muara Muntai - Tanjung Isuy - Mancong - Melak. Accommodation and meals on board. Breakfast. On your second day of the 5 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tourafter sleeping onboard the boat on the simple mattress set up with a mosquito net and a toilet or in the local lodges that have a bed, you will then proceed to the wooden village of Muara Muntai, here you will pass the lakes and the wonderful tropical scenery with the views of the river. You will then travel further along the river until you reach Tanjung Isuy where you will watch the local ceremonies and be invited to make merriment with the local people into the evening. You will return to the boat for all meals here and for sleeping before you eventually cruise up to Melak where the night is spent.Day 3 Melak - Ehen - Kresik Luway - Mahakam.The third day of the 5 Days Mahakam River  Tour begins with breakfast bright and early on board the boat and then you will switch to an air-conditioned car that will take you to the Eheng villages where you will visit the communal longhouses and go for a jungle trek into the oldest part of the jungle where there are some huge trees and well developed rainforest. You will also see the Kersik Luway Black Orchid forest waterfall before traveling back to the boat and for the evenings sleep.Day 4 Tenggarong - Loajanan - Balikpapan. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Balikpapan. Day four of the five days Mahakam River Tour begins as usual with breakfast onboard and then you will visit the fascinating museum and Royal cemetery at Tenggarong and then travel down the river to Loajanan and Balikpapan before your final day where you will wake in the hotel.Day 5 Balikpapan - DepartureBreakfast. Departure transfer to airport for onward flight.This is an excellent trip that will show you the ancient culture of the Dayak people and the their traditions such as the stretched earlobes and the dancing. You will also be able to see the wildlife and the beauty of the area from and all inclusive cruise, which is an amazingly tranquil way to visit this part of the world. The usual destinations are Bali or Jakarta although other locations and further flights can be added as part of the deal.
The 6 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour is a serine and relaxing way to travel and take in the beautiful areas around the river as well as the fascinating culture of the Dayak people. The 6 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour begins in Balikpapan where you will make your transfer to the Mahakam River. Once you reach the boat you will make the trip into the jungle area or Borneo via the coastline and the trip begins. You will spend each night on the boat as there are sufficient sleeping quarters or if you wish you are able to sleep at the lodges that are en route.You will have a bed and a mosquito net as well as toilet facilities and a shower. The focus of the 6 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour is on the culture of Dayak people who live in the local villages and the Banjar tribes. You will be able to switch to canoes for an even more relaxing experience and glide through the jungle in absolute silence other than the sounds of the animals that live here. You will also see the reforestation projects that are in action and making great benefits to the land and the flora and fauna of the area. You will witness the performances and the traditional dances that the tribes and villagers perform as well as seeing the life of the area as you pass the monkeys and the fishermen when traveling down the river. The 6 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour also includes trekking where you can take off the boat and then walk through the jungle guided by the guide and see the deeper jungle. When you are visiting the villages you will be a welcome guest and be provided with accommodation in a longhouse. You will also be able to eat your meals here, which are a choice of either traditional food or international food.You will see the long stretched ear lobes of the long people of the tribes as well as the traditional tattoos. There are also museums in which you can learn about the history and your guide will help to explain the significance of many of these things. You will also see the royal areas and some of the oldest evidence of the Hindu kingdom in Indonesia. As well as all of this as long as time permits you will be able to see the orangutan enclosures that are located close by to the villages and are accessible via the river. You will take the river back to the shore at the end of the 6 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour and then you will go down the coast to the airport where you will be transferred to either Bali or Jakarta. All costs are included and it is possible to bring further money for souvenirs and extra food or drinks as well as for when you visit the traditional local markets.6 Days Mahakam River Adventure Tour ItineraryDay 01: ARRIVAL IN BALIKPAPAN – LOA JANAN – MAHAKAM RIVER (L,D)Day 02: MUARA MUNTAI – MANCONG – TANJUNG ISUY(B,L,D)Day 03: TANJUNG ISUY – LOA DERAS VILLAGE – MELAK(B,L,D)Day 04: MELAK – EHENG – KERSIK LUWEY (B,L,D)Day 05: LEKAQ KIDAU – TENGGARONG – BALIKPAPAN (B,L,D)Day 06: DEPARTURE (B)

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2 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour - 2 Days Banjarmasin Floating Market Tour - 3 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour - 3 Days Banjarmasin Tour - 3 Days Mahakam River Tour - 3 Days OrangUtan Tour - 4 Days Balikpapan Orangutan Tour - 4 Days Dayak Tour - 4 Days Mahakam River Tour - 4 Days Orangutan Tour - 4 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour - 5 Days Dayak Tribe Loksado Tour - 5 Days Derawan Sangalaki Island Tour - 5 Days Mahakam River Tour - 5 Days Orangutan Borneo Tour - 5 Days Orangutan Trekking Tour - 6 Days Banjarmasin Tour - 6 Days Borneo Orangutan Tour -  6 Days Mahakam River Tour - 6 Days Orangutan Dayak Tour - 6 Days Orangutan Tour Dayak Bekonsu - 7 Days Orangutan Tour - 9 Days Orangutan and Dayak Tour - 10 Days Orangutan Adventure and Dayak Culture Tour 

The East Borneo Tours are another adventure tour to explore East Kalimantan Province where natures are still well preserved. Travel to East Kalimantan can by by air from major cities in Indonesia. There are many interesting places to see in this region. With our recommended East Borneo Tours, you travel needs to visit this area will be running smoothly. The tour guide will ensure the comfortable trip during visiting this region. It is easy to explore East Kalimantan on one of our recommended East Borneo Tours.

East Kalimantan or East Borneo is a beautiful are to visit and is now very east to access if you are in or close to Indonesia. With more and more tour operators extending beyond the standard tourism tours of Bali and the surrounding islands and now offering trips from three days up to full 20 to 30 day explorations of areas such as East Kalimantan. East Kalimantan is Indonesia's second largest province and has two major cities as well as vast expanses of countryside such as the hills and mountains, the mangroves, the marshlands and jungles and rain forests. There is a huge presence of historic building in these city areas such as in Samarinda and Balikpapan where you can see buildings built by the different nations who have been involved in the colonization and trading in these areas throughout the ages. The main trade to this day is most of the world’s hard woods and many natural minerals, petrol and other exotic forest products. Obviously this trade has massive environmental implications and there are active reforestation campaigns in practice as well as guidelines and laws that govern the amount of material exported from the area in order to save the environment and the creatures that live there.

The population of East Kalimantan or East Borneo is mainly Indonesian in origin although these people are from all over the archipelago as the trading nature of the history as been the very influential. The Bugis and Malay people who are strong in the area are a seafaring people and there are also many people of Javanese, Chinese and Banjarese. Most people live in the coastal areas as the inland is can be very difficult to access and settle in compared to the coasts and hey, when you see the beauty of these beaches and taste the incredible fish and seafood that is caught and cooked in these areas, you will see why people opt to live there.

From a tourism perspective there are some incredible diving areas and snorkeling opportunities that area widely recognized as being some of the best in the world. These spots are located on dreamy white sand tropical beaches with unreal backdrops of jungles, volcanoes and palms. There are also the orangutan reserves and the fantastic array of nature in the deeper older parts of the rainforest as well as in the younger replanted areas. It is excellent to see the effect of the reforestation and although the trees are not as tall and mature as the deeper and older parts of the rainforest there is still plenty of nature and fascinating sights to bee seen everywhere you look in East Kalimantan.

Some of the oldest Hindu inscriptions in Indonesia can be found in East Kalimantan or East Borneo as this is the oldest Hindu region in the country. Some of them main findings are kept in the Jakarta Museums but there are still many like the seven pillars that can be seen where they have always stood in this area.