MOUNT PALUNG NATIONAL PARK

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

The Mount Palung National Park is located in the province of West Kalimantan and comprises an area of 90,000 ha. The site encompasses a broad range of forest habitat ranging from coastal beach and mangrove forest to untouched mountain forests on the slopes of the Gunung Palung (1116 m) and Gunung Panti peaks. Peat and freshwater swamp forest and highly endangered lowland dipterocarp forests ring is the base and lower slopes of the isolated Palung Mountain massive. Potential of natural beauties which make this region has the special attractiveness is the existence of the complete types on ecosystem. In each type of that ecosystem is inhabited by various kinds of wild animal, among them is primate family such as orangutan, gibbon, proboscis monkey, leaf monkey and long tail macaque. These animals are often found on trees canopy. Another treasure is the unique flora of this National Park named Black Orchid. The orchid species can live on lowland only, with height 0 -100 meters above sea level, and generally grow in riverbank. Its power of attraction is on the flower form - has green stem, which combined of black pockmarked in the middle of the flower.

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 – KETAPANG – TELUK MELANO
Free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for flight to Ketapang. Arrive at Ketapang and directly drive to Teluk Melano for overnight on simple lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 03  TELUK MELANO – MOUNT PALUNG NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, we will cruise up the river to Mount Palung National Park through meandering river with beautiful scenery of the rainforest along the riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)
Day 04  MOUNT PALUNG NATIONAL PARK
In the morning, we will be trekking into rainforest of the national park while enjoying fascinating flora and fauna along the track as well as sighting wild orangutan if we are lucky. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)
Day 05  MOUNT PALUNG NATIONAL PARK – TELUK MELANO
We will return to Teluk Melano with the same route. Next, take an afternoon boating excursion to Kampung Baru for exploring proboscis monkey along the trees at riverside. Afterwards, return to Teluk Melano for overnight on simple lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 06  TELUK MELANO PONTIANAK
After breakfast, we will return to Pontianak by express boat. Lunch and dinner will be served en route and overnight on hotel. (B,L)
Day 07  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
02 Nights at simple lodge in Teluk Melano
02 Nights at bivouac/tent
-Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
-English speaking guide
-Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
-Tent/bivouac
-Porters on trekking

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