orangutan primary forest
Kutai park has a large diversity of plants and protected animal species, including wild orangutans can be spot while hiking the imposing untouched jungle of Kalimantan, as Borneo has one of the oldest rainforests in the world. Kutai National Park offers a glimpse into this primary rain forest and includes different impressive flora as Ironwood hard wooden trees, Meranti trees, and dipterocarpus trees which stand tall in the forest. Kutai Parks fauna species including the Borneon orangutans, gibbons, Proboscis monkeys, sun bears, clouded leopards, marbled cats, and up to 400 birds species such as Sun Birds and Hornbills.
Day 01: BALIKPAPAN (--D)Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport, meeting service and transfer to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 02: BALIKPAPAN, BUKIT BANGKIRAI, BLACK RIVER, MAHAKAM RIVER, SAMARINDA (BLD)Breakfast at hotel, free at own leisure, transfer for about 1 hour to Bukit Bangkirai hard wooden hill top, climb the brigde at the roof of the rain forest for an impressive view over Kalimantan's emerald jungle, canoe the black river as part of the Balikpapan Bay river system know of it's wild proboscis monkeys, and many bird species, aftrenoon continue to Samarinda, a trade business town at the huge Mahakam River which connect the heart of Borneo with the outside world, evening dinner at private cruise boat Mahakam River, overnight at hotel.
Day 03: SAMARINDA, PAMPANG DAYAK KENYAH VILLAGE, SANGATTA (BLD)After breakfast in the morning by car visit the Dayak Kenyah village, known for it's long ear and tattoo woman art, a Dayak Ceremony will be presented at the longhouse, afterwards by plane to Sangatta, transfer to hotel, for dinner and overnight
Day 04: KUTAI PARK (BLD)After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the harbor, sail by canoe as the start remark of our wild adventure in to Kalimantan's diverse Rain forest, habitated by wild orangutans, start trekking in the jungle explore the diversity of flora and fauna, trek over the different trails and enjoy the wildlife of the prestine rain forest. Late afternoon return to hotel in Sangatta for dinner and overnight.
Day 05: DELTA MANGROVE FOREST, MARATUA, NABUCCO ISLAND RESORT (BLD)After breakfast start our trip downstream by motor canoe to the mangrove forest of Kutai Park, when lucky crocodiles and diverse monkey species can be seen, continue to the airstrip of Sangatta to board the plane which will fly us to Maratua Island as part of the Derawan Archipelago at the coast of East Kalimantan, by speed boat transfer to Nabucco Island resort to check in at your beach cottage under the palm trees, dinner at Nabucco Restaurant.
Day 06-08: NABUCCO ISLAND RESORT (BLD)Relax Breakfast with a beautiful scenery over the crystal blue lagoon sea, from your cottage at the white palm beach, possibility to swim or snorkel, or chilling at this bounty paradise island resort, lunch and dinner served.
Day 09: NABUCCO ISLAND RESORT, TARAKAN (B--)Breakfast at resort, free at own leisure, until transfer time by speedboat to Maratua island, airport where we catch the plane to Tarakan airport where you can connect to your next destination.