BETUNG KERIHUN AND DANAU SENTARUM NATIONAL PARKS

State/Province : NATIONAL PARKS
Tour Price : USD for 1 Person | USD for 2 Person
Duration: 08 Days/07 Nights
Grade: Moderate

Exploring two great national parks on the magnificent island of Borneo in one trip will give you an impressive experience to remember. On this trip, you will be captivated by fascinating nature including landscapes and wildlife as well as the exotic culture of the inhabitant.
Betung Kerihun National Park is hilly and mountainous, with the highest peak of Mt. Kerihun (1,790 m ASL). The park largely consists of two eco regions, Borneo Montane Rainforests, which covers about 2/3 of the area, and Borneo lowland rainforest. In the lowland forest, the dominant emergent tree is dipterocarp species, which are replaced at higher altitude by oaks and chestnut trees. The fauna of the park is diverse, with 300 species of bird (25 endemic to Borneo), 162 fish species and at least 54 species of mammal. The park is home to the endangered Bornean orangutan and seven other primate species.
Danau Sentarum National Park has about 120 species of fish. Among them are the Asian bony tongue, toman, betutu, jelawat, belida, ketutung, and the beautiful clown loach. Other animals like proboscis monkey, orangutan, estuarine crocodile, siamese crocodile, clouded leopard, great argus pheasant, false gavial, and wooly-necked stork also inhabit this national park.

Tour Itenary :

Day 01  ARRIVAL IN PONTIANAK
Meet at airport and directly transfer to hotel. Free at your own leisure. In the afternoon, we can explore the riverbank area of Pontianak by the wooden boat to observe people daily life or having sightseeing trip to Pontianak harbor, Beting Permai water village, the huge Kapuas Bridge, as well as the monument of equator. Pontianak is the capital of West Kalimantan, located precisely on the equator and lies on the delta of Kapuas River, the longest river in Indonesia.
Day 02  PONTIANAK – PUTUSSIBAU
Free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for flight to Putussibau. Arrive at Putussibau and directly transfer to a longhouse for exploring Dayak people activities. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on longhouse. (B,L,D)
Day 03  PUTUSSIBAU – BETUNG KERIHUN NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast at lodge, we will drive to the northern road to Embaloh River, while in some areas we will pass villager farmlands. The Embaloh River links us to reach Betung Kerihun National Park by longboat from Mataso village. Brave and skilled boatmen will drive the longboat through some thrilling rapids. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)
Day 04  BETUNG KERIHUN NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, proceed to explore the Betung Kerihun National Park by trekking through canopy, rivers, wild animals and the trace of orangutan. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)
Day 05  BETUNG KERIHUN NATIONAL PARK – DANAU SENTARUM NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, transfer to Lanjak town by boat and car then continue our trip by speed boat to Tekenang village on the area of Danau Sentarum National Park. At this park, you can explore wildlife, wetland, wooden boats and fishermen livelihood. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on fisherman floating house. (B,L,D)
Day 06  DANAU SENTARUM NATIONAL PARK – PUTUSSIBAU
Depart from Tekenang by speed boat to Putussibau, it will take about 5 hours. On this trip you can explore two different magnificent landscapes of Sentarum Lake and Kapuas River. Lunch and dinner will be served en route and overnight on hotel. (B,L,D)
Day 07  PUTUSSIBAU PONTIANAK
Breakfast at hotel and transfer to airport for your flight to Pontianak for overnight on hotel. (B,L)
Day 08  DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination. (B)

REMARK :
Included:
-AC land transportation
-Motorized boat
-Accommodation based on twin share:
02 Nights at 3 stars hotel in Pontianak
01 Night at simple lodge in Putussibau
04 Nights at bivouac/tent/local house
-Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
-English speaking guide
-Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
-Tent/bivouac
-Porters & cook on trekking

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