Tours Program > 3 Days Orangutan Tour & River Safari

Location : Central Kalimantan

Airport : Pangkalan Bun

Due to the popularity of our Borneo orangutan and limited boat available for this trip, the earliest booking in advance is highly recommended so you will not have to be worry that you will not get the boat especially during the high season period (June – August)  




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 with a roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. The guide's team includes the boatman, a cook and expert guide. In the peaceful afternoon we will slowly explore the quite river by the klotok while observe the monkeys along the riverside. Dinner on the boat and overnight on the boat or eco-lodge. While overnight on the boat we serve thin mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar - helpful guides and boatmen (B,L,D)




After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans. At Camp Leakey you will have opportunity to trek into the rain forest with your expert guide and the forestry rangers to appreciate the flora as well as perhaps sighting wild orangutans, gibbons, macaques, and birds. Lunch provided on boat. Afternoon visit the feeding station to see rehabilitate orangutans are given additional foods. We will then sail back down the river to overnight on the boat or eco-lodge (B,L,D).




After breakfast boating down to Kumai before transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination.In the appropriate time, transfer out to the airport for your next destination. (B)

Extention after Orangutan Tour

After your orangutan tour in Tanjung Puting National Park, you can continue visiting OFI Orangutan Clinic Center in Pangkalan Bun to support their project to rehabilitate Orangutan and re introduce them back to their natural habitat.  (With specified amount of donation based on OFI regulation). In this place, you will visit Orangutan Clinic Care & Quarantine or " training centre " for Orangutans, which is managed by ORANGUTAN FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL, located in Los Angeles, USA.In this place, you will be brief by officer of OFI about their project in Borneo and most important of their Orangutan Project.

It is the centre for the Orangutan care before being released to the wilderness. Most of the orangutan here are orphan one. They used to be kept as pet or confiscated from the illegal trader. Therefore the inspection and care are needed to make sure that they have no communicable disease or alike that they have from their old owner. In the forest area 40 meters2, you will see about 200 orangutans try to survive in the wilderness forest. This tour is recommended for them who really want to know about conservation of Orangutans, and might be you can join to Nobel conservation of orangutans and rain forest of Borneo. Lunch at local restaurant or hotel at your personal account. Stay at Blue Kecubung Hotel or similar hotel (B)