ORANGUTAN AND WILDLIFE ADVENTURE I

State/Province : ORANGUTAN TRIPS
Tour Price : USD for 1 Person | USD for 2 Person
Duration: 03 Days/02 Nights
Grade: Easy

Tanjung Puting National Park was originally the Tanjung Puting Wildlife Preserve comprising of Sampit Nature Preserve and Kotawaringin Wild Preserve, set by Dutch Colonial Government in 1936, covering an area of 305,000 hectares for protection of orangutan and proboscis monkey. The government of Indonesia announced it as a national park in 1984 with the area about 300,040 hectares. In 1996, the area was upgraded to 415,040 hectares encompasses the Tanjung Puting Wildlife Preserve of 300,040 Hectares, former production forest of 90,000 hectares and area of water territory of 25,000 hectares approximately. It is a conservation area to protect rare animals such as; orangutan, proboscis monkey, hornbill, etc. The area is also a kind of ecosystem of lowland tropical rainforest, swamp, and mangrove forest.

Tour Itenary :

Day 01  ARRIVAL IN PANGKALAN BUN – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK
Meet at airport and directly transfer to Kumai sub-district for boarding the houseboat to Tanjung Puting National Park. The houseboat is a traditional wooden river boat about 6m by 2m with a roof forms the upper deck where you can view the rainforest as it glides by. The boat crew including the boatman, cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon, we will slowly explore the quite river by the houseboat while observing the primates along the riverside. Overnight and dining on houseboat, with facilities; thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, and simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar helpful guides and boatmen. (L,D)
Day 02  TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we will board the houseboat for cruising upward to Pondok Tanguy to explore the rehabilitation center of the new ex-captive orangutans. Next, return to houseboat for sailing upward the creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rainforest. At this station, you will have opportunity to trek into the rainforest with your expert guide and forest rangers to appreciate the flora as well as viewing wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch will be served on houseboat. In the afternoon, we will visit the feeding station to see rehabilitated orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)
Day 03  TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK – DEPARTURE
Return to Kumai district by boat then transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination. (B)

REMARK :
Included:
-AC land transportation
-Houseboat
-Accommodation based on twin share:
02 Nights at houseboat in Sekonyer River
-Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
-English speaking guide
-Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)

Excluded:
-Airfares
-Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
-Travel insurance
-Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
-Personal expenses