TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK

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

Orangutans, proboscis monkeys, macaques, gibbons, birds, dipterocarps, nipah palms, pandanus, and other exotic flora and fauna live free at their natural kingdom at Tanjung Puting National Park. The park was established in two parts during 1936 and 1937 as a game reserve for protecting orangutans and proboscis monkeys. It had been upgraded into the national park status in 1984 with total area of 300,040 hectares then in 1996 the area was broaden into 415,040 hectares. The reserve is the only protected area in Southeast Asia that conserves vast tracts of wetland, lowland mature tropical heath and swamp forest including several large rookeries where significant population of waterfowl breed. You can do trekking around rehabilitation center for an encounter to home of orangutans and other endemic species of Borneo. In the peaceful afternoon, you can watch proboscis monkeys, birds and other wild animals playing on trees at riverbank while enjoying your afternoon tea in the lazy safari boat. When the night falls, you will be surprised by the twinkle of fireflies featuring the singing of the night birds and other nocturnal animals play a symphony concert of the jungle, while in the first light of morning, you will be waked up by the morning dew and the hurly-burly of diurnal tropical rainforest creatures take their turn to amaze you.


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
Exploring the National Park is never boring. We will observe deeper the swamp rainforest by trekking in other paths that may give you an opportunity to encounter the differences of orangutans either wild or ex-captive as well as other wildlife of the low land tropical rainforest with fascinating atmosphere of the nature itself. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on jungle camp. (B,L,D)
Day 04  TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK
Get the morning river safari by houseboat to observe river ecology and wildlife along the riverside. En route, we will stop at Pondok Tanggui Feeding Station to watch rangers feed orangutans, and then we will continue our trip by visiting the Pesalat Station to explore reforestation activities and the famous iron wood as well as other exotic vegetation. Lunch will be served on boat while sighting wild animal activities along the riverside. Next, we will depart to Tanjung Harapan Feeding Station for viewing the feeding process of orangutans. Afterwards, we will proceed to Tanjung Harapan village for sightseeing villagers' daily activities. Enjoy the natural river view on the way back, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)
Day 05  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:
04 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