MAHAKAM RIVER ADVENTURE II

State/Province : MAHAKAM RIVER
Tour Price : USD for 1 Person | USD for 2 Person
Duration: 05 Days/04 Nights
Grade: Easy

Dayak people from the overwhelming majority of the population on the hinterland live in longhouses called Umaq Daru or Lamin. It is customary for one whole extended family or even one clan settle one longhouse. Each family is given a separated compartment with the chief of the clan occupying the central chamber. The Dayak also well known for their arts, beautiful clothes making and ornaments for their longhouses. You will see and find the culture of Dayak tribe with a lot of sub ethnics hold their own unique life combine with the diverse of flora and fauna, including the famous freshwater dolphin, proboscis monkey, black orchid, etc.

Tour Itenary :

Day 01  ARRIVAL IN BALIKPAPAN – LOA JANAN – MUARA MUNTAI
Meet at airport and directly transfer to Loa Janan for boarding the houseboat to start the exciting adventure of Mahakam River. Lunch, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (L,D)
Day 02  MUARA MUNTAI – MANCONG – TANJUNG ISUY – MELAK
Arrive at Muara Muntai and sightseeing villagers daily activities from the long wooden bridge which is made of iron wood, and then proceed to Mancong by motorized canoe crossing the Jempang Lake of which we will have the opportunity to view many migratory water bird species and fishermen floating houses as well as the romantic Ohong River where proboscis monkeys, monitor lizards and other wild animals are hanging around at riverside. In Mancong, we will explore an exotic longhouse and Benuaq Dayak daily life. Next, we will visit Tanjung Isuy for watching hundred colorful dress dancers that welcome you with an impressive attraction in front of their longhouse. Afterwards, return to houseboat for cruising upward the Mahakam River. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)
Day 03  MELAK – KERSIK LUWEY – EHENG – LEKAQ KIDAU
Arrive at Melak and directly transfer to Eheng village for visiting an old and impressive longhouse with its unique ornament and shape while exploring the Tunjung Dayak daily life. Next, we will drive to Kersik Luwey reserve for observing the rare black orchid and other flora on the zone. Afterwards return to houseboat for cruising downward the Mahakam River. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)
Day 04  LEKAQ KIDAU TENGGARONG BALIKPAPAN
After breakfast, visiting the Kenyah Dayak village to meet remains long ears woman with tattoos on their skin. Next, return to houseboat for cruising downward the Mahakam River, a stop will be made at Tenggarong for exploring the King Collection on the Museum of Mulawarman and Royal Cemetery of Kutai Kartanegara kingdom. Afterwards, cruise downward to Loa Janan and directly transfer by private AC land transportation to Balikpapan for overnight on hotel. (B,L)
Day 05  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
-Houseboat
-Motorized boat
-Accommodation based on twin share:
03 Nights at houseboat in Mahakam River
01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Balikpapan
-Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
-English Speaking Guide.
-Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
-Dance performance

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