3D2N Tanjung Puting Orangutan’s Sanctuary (Borneo)

Meet the loveliest wild creature with our 3D2N Tanjung Puting tour. In this national park, you can see how the orangutans live closely. And with a 2 nights overnight on boat, you will definitely enjoy finding a sunbathing crocodiles during the day (or jumping proboscis monkeys), and sleeping under the stars with the fireflies at night.

Route : Pangkalan Bun – Kumai – Tanjung Puting National Park – Kumai – Pangkalan Bun

Highlights : Being up close with the endangered orangutans in their natural habitat, spend the nights on a boat (don’t worry, clean water is provided)

Day 1   Pangkalan Bun – Kumai – Tanjung Harapan (D)

We will pick you up at the airport and take you to Kumai sub district, about 25 minutes drive from the airport. Kumai is a harbor village on the west side area of Tanjung Puting National Park and also the entrance point to the national park. Upon arrival at Kumai , we will transfer into a traditional wooden boat, klotok, and introduce you to our crew who will accompany and serve you during the trip. When everything’s ready, we will start the trip to the park. It will take about two hours cruising until we get to the park. During this time, it is possible for you to see some animals such as some species of birds, monkeys, water lizards or snakes, and very likely the wild orangutans along the way on the river to the first station. Upon arrival at the first station of Tanjung Harapan, we will directly go to see the feeding of the orangutans at 3PM. Here you can see around 5 to 15 orangutans. After that, we will return to klotok and continue the trip on the river to see all other monkey species that are very easy to spot, like long tailed macaques and proboscis monkey. During the night we could also go to the nearby nypa palm forest to see the fireflies .

Day 2   Tanjung Harapan – Pondok Tanggui – Camp Leaky (B/L/D)

We will wake up early morning to enjoy and listen to the sound of animals such as birds, monkeys, or the big male orangutan’s long call. After breakfast and some coffee, we will continue the journey towards 2nd station, Pondok Tanggui, to see the feeding of orangutans at 9AM. After done seeing the feeding process at Pondok Tanggui Station, we will then head to the 3rd station, Camp Leaky. If we leave early, we might be able to see the crocodiles and some other animals throughout the way to Camp Leaky. Upon arrival at Camp Leaky, we will see the feeding of the orangutans at 2PM. Camp Leakey is the last camp for this trip, located at around Sekonyer River that has a black clean water. There are a lot of crocodiles, orangutans, wild boar, and gibbon. After feeding time, we will return back to the klotok  and find a spot to spent the night on the river near Camp Leakey. After diner, if the weather permit, we can also do some night trek to look for the night animals  and glowing mushroom, which usually can be found during the rainy season.

Day 3   Camp Leaky – Kumai – Pangkalan Bun (B)

After breakfast and take a river-water shower, we will go back to Kumai. Depends on your flight schedule, you can spend a night first in Kumai, or we can take you straight to the airport. End of tour.

  • Pick up and drop off from/to Pangkalan Bun Airport
  • English speaking licensed guide
  • Private wooden boat (klotok) for accommodation and transportation during the tour
  • Tour and entrance fees to all objects as listed in the itinerary
  • Meals : 2x breakfast, 1x lunch, 2x dinner
  • Daily mineral water
  • Flight tickets
  • Additional night in Kumai after the tour (if needed)
  • Donation to the national park (if needed)
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional tours or additional meals
  • All kinds of alcoholic drinks (beer, wine, Smirnoff, etc.) and other exotic drinks
  • Tipping for driver and guide will be very much appreciated
  • Comfortable walking / hiking shoes
  • Personal Medication (including mosquito repellent and sunblock)
  • Cameras and enough memory (no worries if you don’t have enough.. we can send you the pics through email!)
  • Small plastic bags (please be a responsible traveler by not littering on the objects..)
  • Lots of smile.. 🙂
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