JUNGLE TREKKING AND ROCK CLIMBING

State/Province : TREKKING TRIPS
Tour Price : USD for 1 Person | USD for 2 Person
Duration: 07 Days/06 Nights
Grade: Moderate

Meratus Mountain lies from the northern to southern of South Borneo with the highest peak is on Mount Besar, the area is covered by lush tropical rainforest, rivers, mossy stones, and tremendous waterfall. The range is inhabited by the Bukit Dayak ethnic, most of them are still maintaining the ancestor belief and tradition, such as; nomadic farming, animals hunting, and ritual ceremonies as part of their life. They are living on longhouses as the center of ritual ceremonies and community. The longhouse here is rather different with other longhouse in all places of Borneo, it is a rectangle building where family rooms all over the building surrounding the communal veranda in the middle.


Tour Itenary :

Day 01  ARRIVAL IN BANJARMASIN
Meet at airport and directly transfer to hotel for check in. Next, we will cruise the Banjarmasin River up to Bakut Island for exploring proboscis monkeys and people activities on riverside. Afterwards, return to hotel for overnight. Free at your own leisure.
Day 02  FLOATING MARKET – PANDAK DAUN – LOKSADO
Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market for exploring the unique culture of Banjarese that trade commodities from boat to boat, then return to hotel crossing Banjarmasin River while sightseeing people activities at riverside. Breakfast at hotel, then continue our trip to visit Pandak Daun swamp village for observing water buffaloes swim to the stall and villagers' unique activities as well as enjoying the romantic sunset outlook. Afterwards, proceed to Loksado for overnight on lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 03  RAINFOREST TREKKING
After breakfast, we will be trekking up to the virgin jungle crossing secondary rainforest, hills, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, villager farmlands, rivers and cascades, longhouses, cinnamon and rubber trees. In the peaceful evening, we can have a short trekking to explore the nocturnal wildlife of the jungle. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)
Day 04  RAINFOREST TREKKING
Exploring flora and fauna of the jungle, then proceed to Haratai waterfall crossing secondary rainforest, hills, waterfall, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, villager farmlands, rivers and cascades, longhouses, cinnamon and rubber trees. Afterwards, return to Loksado through different trail. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 05  BAMBOO RAFTING - BATULAKI
After breakfast, we will take an adventure trip of bamboo rafting across beautiful landscape of tropical rainforest along the Amandit riverside meanwhile our coach will be waiting on the downstream for transferring to Batulaki hill for setting a campsite near the cliff. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)
Day 06  ROCK CLIMBING – KANDANGAN
We will get a full day rock climbing on the limestone cliff of Batulaki hill with various challenging grades and routes. We will start our climbing from bamboo rafts caused the cliff stands on the river. Here, we can also bathe and swim after a hard climbing since the river is so fresh and beautiful. In the afternoon, we will drive to Kandangan for overnight on a nice simple hotel. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 07  KANDANGAN – 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
-Bamboo rafting
-Accommodation based on twin share:
02 Nights at Loksado Lodge
02 Nights at bivouac/tent
01 Night at simple hotel in Kandangan
-Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
-English speaking guide
-Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
-Tent/bivouac
-Rock climbing stuff
-Porters on trekking

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