High light : River safari, Feeding time, Orangutan observation.
Recommended flights: From Jakarta – Pangkalanbun ( Trigana Air 09.15 – 10.20), From Pangkalanbun - Jakarta ( Kalstar 12.50-14.05)
DAY 1 : PANGKALAN BUN – KUMAI – TANJUNG HARAPAN
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the boat. The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 12m by 2m with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. En route stop at first rehabilitation center for orangutan at Tanjung Harapan. Witness feeding time at 15.00. The boat crew includes the boatman, a cook and English speaking guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside. Dinner and overnight on the boat. simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar - helpful guides and boatmen, or spend the night at the lodge near by the river (L, D).
Orangutan Tour we provided is not only an holiday, but an special vacation preferred to say a smart travel in understanding human evolution. Orangutan, the great ape in Asia which only live in Sumatra and Borneo island shares 97 % of DNA with us. Maybe that’s why the Malay give them name orangutan. Orang means man and utan means forest, so Orangutan is man of the forest. Orangutan Guided Eco Tour will guide you to find the facts how similar we are to them. They are very smart in using things as a tool. Female has menstruation cycles, 9 month pregnancy, breast feeding, and also nurture its baby.
We will visit 3 Orangutan feeding station. NO TOUCHING. NO TALKING!!! ONLY BREATHING ALLOWED.
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in camp leakeyBorneo is the third largest island in the world after Greenland and New Guinea. Borneo covers 746,309 sq km. Indonesian Borneo is known as Kalimantan "River of Diamonds". It is occupying two-thirds of Borneo land mass, Kalimantan is divided into four provinces : East Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan. There are over 30 ethnic groups living in this particular island making it as an island with the highest human social group in the world. The native inhabitants of it is island is the "Dayak" who live in the interior of its island.
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ORANGUTAN GREEN TOURS is under Legal Travel Agent Company Management PT. BORNEO INDONESIA HIJAU TOUR – TRAVEL. We are a local travel agent based In Central Borneo. Our business follows conservation principles and we work hard to support the National Park and to promote environmental understanding in our community.
We appreciate your interest in our local travel service and are willing to work with you to arrange a tour that meets your needs. Please review the following suggested itineraries that have met with success from documentary and film crews (Indonesia eco-tours, Australia, 2 programs Channel7, etc), government agencies, non-governmental organisations Including Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) Australia, and Sailors from over 850 yachts in the past 7 years, also Orion Cruise Expedition since 2011-2013 (over 1800 partipant) and ORION NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CRUISE 2014-2015.