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4 Days 3 Nights Orangutan Explores Standard Houseboating - Tanjung Puting National Park

BIWA Borneo 5
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Day 01 Airport – Kumai - Proboscis Tour – Houseboat (L, D)
On arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport, meeting service with your guide then transfer you to Kumai. Onboard, crossing the Kumai River approximately 15 minutes to the main river Seikonyer. Riding up about 2 hours to reach the National Park. Lunch will be served by our own cook. At 16.30, continue our tour to explore Proboscis monkeys. Dinner and overnight on the boat.

Day 02 Houseboat – Pasalat Camp - Camp Leaky – Houseboat (B, L, D)
After breakfast, proceed up the river to Pasalat Camp, here you will be hiking up on the board walk for 800 Meters and 200 meters you will walk on the ground. In this camp you will have chance to planting endemic fruit trees for orangutan and this is also the carbon offset program. This program supports the national park to replanting the trees around the ex-forest fire areas and to spread up the fruit trees for the animals in this park. When the tree grows up, the trees will do photosynthesis. From this process the tree will produce the Oxygen, and the Oxygen is the payment to all the Carbon we produce in our whole life (payment of the carbon). Return back to the houseboat then boating up direct to Camp Leakey. Lunch will provide on board. On arrival in Camp Leakey, you will visit IC (Information Center) to see all work of DR. Birute Galdikas while she studies the orangutan here start from 1971 until today. Enjoy your time until 14.00, afterward continue trekking up into the forest to see orangutan feeding, enjoy the time till 16.00 back to the boat then boating down to Pondok Ambung. If the time permitted before dinner you will trekking into the forest for 2 hours to see the nocturnal animals like Tarsiers, tarantulas, etc. back to the houseboat. Dinner and overnight in the houseboat.

Day 03 Houseboat - Pondok Tangguy – Tanjung Harapan Village - Tanjung Harapan Camp - Nipa Palm Area. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, boating down to reach Pondok Tanggui, the second rehabilitation center for the orangutan. Visit the Orangutan feeding 09.00 AM, enjoy your time while take some pictures. Then at 10.00 AM return back to the houseboat and continue boating down direct to Tanjung Harapan village to see the Malayan settlement activities in the Afternoon. Lunch will provide on board then cross to Tanjung Harapan Camp to see the last orangutan feeding at 15.00 you will stay until 16.00 pm. Back to the boat and boating down directly to Nipa Palm area to see thousands of fireflies. Dinner and overnight in the houseboat.

Day 04 Houseboat – Kumai – Airport (B)
After breakfast, boating down to Kumai then transfer to Pangkalan bun Airport for your next destination. Tour End(B)


Inclusive:
• 3 night stay at Standard House Boat (twin share).
• Tour as per itinerary inclusive Entrance ticket/admission and English speaking tour guide
• Full board 3X breakfast in hotel, 3X lunch and 3X dinner during tour


Excluded:
• Return Flight ticket to Pangkalan Bun - Borneo
• Additional tour & Personal Expenses
• Tipping to Tour guide & Driver


Remarks:
• Rate per person min. 2 persons.
• Rate valid until March 31, 2020 (additional surcharge will apply on 1st June  - 10th June, 2019, 1st Jul - 31st Aug 2019 and 20th Dec 2019 - 5th Jan 2020)

RESPONSIBILITY
Every participant shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his/her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. We do not accept responsibility for losses or expenses result.


ACCOMMODATIONS
All participants will stay in small hotels, guesthouses, lodge, local house and on house boat. In some cases you have an options to stay variety of finest hotel. These will vary from place to palce but in all cases the accommodation will usually be owned and operated by local people. This way, your money will be directly reach the local people of the place you are visiting and not large corporations. Your money will also suport us to gain alternative income for the local people and help to protect their tradition.

As your trip to the Dayak village you will stay in the Long House or local house, all accommodation really simple as this is part of your adventure. you will learn and feel their daily life. Learn their dances, cultures and traditions.


FOOD
You will receive daily breakfast and refreshments en route. You will accompanied by a cook (Orangutan Tour & Dayak Tour) who will serve fresh food for you as for lunches and dinners are all include.


TOUR GUIDES
Our guide’s knowledge about spots is profound and experienced. Our guide team are a local people as our main goals to helping in contribution of their income.


INSURANCE
Due to our packages are not covered with insurance, so we suggest you to take out your own insurance to cover yourself and to cover importance goods such as camera and others. We highly recommend that you have to purchase your own travel insurance, prior to trip departure. BIWA TOUR is not responsible for travelers who do not carry travel’s insurance.


LIABILITY
We acts as intermediary for transport carriers, accommodation, restaurant and other component that use during the program, assumes no responsible for any delay, change of schedules, Canceled flight, miss flight connections, loss, damage, injury, theft, accident, and irregularity. Luggage allowances in several aircraf such as Kalstar Aviation Balikpapan- Berau & Pangkalan Bun, Trigana Air, Jayapura to Wamea and small distrik in Papua only 10 Kg and Jet plane will be 20 Kg. Due to all causes beyond the programs, we reserve the right, without penalty, to alter itineraries or program.


WHAT TO BRING :
Travel bag, rain coat, suntan lotion, hat, T-Shirt, paddling/beach sandals, comfortable walking/trekking shoes with extra socks, binocular, flash light with extra bulb and batteries, Camera + extra films, towels, personal medicine, for souvenirs and other personal expenses please bring Rupiahs.

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