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 Itinerary
Day 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.