Kalimantan tour programme




cross borneo 14 Days / 13 Night
Start/finish : Banjarmasin / Balikpapan
Grade : Easy to Challenging


Day 1. Arrival in Banjarmasin.
At Syamsuddin Noor airport, Banjarmasin, our representative will pick you up and give you a ride to spend the night at a hotel. Free program.
Day 2. Banjarmasin – Floating Market – Loksado village.
Very early in the morning, we ride a small boat heading to a unique floating market; you can enjoy the very beautiful culture on the river.
Going back to the hotel for breakfast, we will continue the journey with a vehicle to Cempaka village for observing a traditional diamond mining.
In the afternoon we will be at Loksado, a Dayaks tribe village on the Mt. Meratus edge, spending a night in a natural cottage.
Day 3. Bamboo Rafting – swamp bulls
Exploring the rapids of Amandit river using a bamboo raft. Get wet in satisfactory screams guided by a river adventurer from Dayaks tribe. At noon we are heading to a great Kalimantan swamp in where unique swamp bulls live, swimming and get in to a “kalang” when sunset comes, another night will be spent.
Day 4. Swamp bull - Muara Teweh town.
Heading to Muara Teweh and stay there for a day.
Day 5. Muara Teweh town – Puruk Cahu town – Tumbang Keramu village
A whole day exploring dirt roads through Kalimantan tropical rain forests riding
a 4WD jeep. Lunch is on the way!
Day 6. Tumbang Keramu village– HPH Camp
Using a small boat known as “katingting’’, we’ll sail upstream conquering challenging rapids.Sometimes the boat needs to be lifted to escape from the wild river.
We spend the day in camps in the jungle.
Day 7. HPH Camp – Tumbang Tupos village
Another exploration in the river with katingting to reach the last village in a remote area.
If we are lucky, we’ll be able to follow a genuine Dayaks tribe ceremony party.
Day 8. Tumbang Tupos village – Muller
We’ll walk in lines side by side with Dayakese tribe people - who are famous for their reputation as the great jungle explorer – heading to the top of Mt. Muller.
Day 9. Muller – Top of Muller – Sebunut river.
We are tracking passing Muller forest, climbing it and then going down until the edge of Sebunut river of Dayak’s traditional field.
Hunting attraction of unique floras and faunas of Kalimantan characteristic will be found at each of our journey.
Waiting for a small boat that will take us to Long Bagun village.
Day 10. Sebunut river – Long bagun
After riding the boat for about 3 hours, we will be at Long Bagun village.
We will spend a night here in an inn while enjoying the remote area
atmosphere.
Get ready in the morning to continue the adventure with a water bus (transportation that is used here). Go around Datah Bilang village observing the authentic Dayak village, tattoo, and long ears. Spending another night here in a unique floating inn.
Day 12. Datah Bilang – Long Iram
At this day we are still taking a trip on the Mahakam River by a water bus approaching
Long Iram village – a natural village in where Kersik Luwai National Park is located.
Rare black orchids habitat, tropical rain forest with the exotic white sand are
really worth to be visited. (B L D)
Day 13 Long Iram – Samarinda
Breakfast on the way on the water bus, we enter Samarinda city and take a rest in a hotel, a whole afternoon is free programs.
Day 14 Hotel – Balikpapan airport
After having breakfast in the hotel, we will take you to the airport to reach your next destination.



17 days inside of Kalimantan adventure trip


DAY 01 BALIKPAPAN / SAMARINDA
Arrival at Sepinggan airport in Balikpapan, meeting service and transfer by land transport to Samarinda. Dinner and accommodation at Hotel.
DAY 02 SAMARINDA / LONG BAGUN
Transfer to harbour at 06.00 am to on board on public boat (river taxi) to cruise up Mahakam river to Long Bagun in 2 days/1 night trip. Meals and overnight are provided on boat.
DAY 03 MAHAKAM RIVER / LONG BAGUN
Will reach Long Bagun at late afternoon (18.30 pm). Keep stay at public boat until morning. Dinner and overnight are provided on boat.
DAY 04 LONG BAGUN / TIONG OHANG
Depart to Tiong Ohang by public long boat in 4 hours, through the rapids. Lunch enroute, dinner and overnight at local house in Tiong Ohang.
DAY 05 TIONG OHANG / MUARA HUBUNG / ATIKOP HILL / MUARA SAITE
Ride the motorized canoe passing several small rapids in 2 hours to Muara Hubung. Start to trek and climb the Atikop hill, approximately 5 hours to reach the campsite at Muara Saite. Porter will set up a simple tent with waterproof awning. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.
DAY 06 MUARA SAITE / SUNGAI BEKANA / ARINGE
Through out primary rain forest, the trek is going deeper. Our next jungle camping is in Aringe. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.
DAY 07 ARINGE / MULLER RANGE
Today trekking is to reach Muller Range the highland between East and West Borneo, will arrive in the afternoon after 8 hours. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.
DAY 08 MULLER RANGE / SUNGAI SABANG
Passing the border of East and West Borneo on Muller Range, stop over for a while. Go down the hill to reach Sungai Sabang for our first camp in west side of Borneo land after 8 hours trekking. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.
DAY 09 SUNGAI SABANG / LUBANG DUNGAN / BUNGAN LEA
Continue the trekking through hills and river to Bungan Lea. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent.
DAY 10 BUNGAN LEA / BRAKAN
Trekking along the river stone and rockies land, up and down the hill. It takes 8 hours to reach Brakan. Meals prepared, and overnight in tent near the river.
DAY 11 BRAKAN / SUNGAI BULIT / DATAH OPET
A six hours trekking to reach Datah Opet, through mud with dry leaves and twig and hills. Meals prepared, and overnight on the river side in tent.
DAY 12 DATAH OPET / BURU HONGKANE / TANJUNG LOKANG VILLAGE
Continue to Tanjung Lokang for 6 hours of trekking by climbing the hills. Meals prepared, and overnight in local house.
DAY 13 TANJUNG LOKANG VILLAGE
Free program. At this Punan Bongan dayak’s village you may enjoy your time. Such as to wash the cloth in river with clean water, go around the village or just relax at house. Meals prepared, and overnight in local house.
DAY 14 TANJUNG LOKANG / NANGA LAMPUNG / KAPUAS RIVER / PUTUSSIBAU
Down Stream of Kapuas River, passing some rapids to Putus Sibau, it would take 7 hours longboat ride and arrive in the afternoon. Check in to local hotel. Meals prepared, and overnight in local hotel.
DAY 15 PUTUSSIBAU / SINTANG / PONTIANAK
Leave Putus Sibau by public land transport to Pontianak via Sintang, on 18 hours drive approximately. Early morning arrive in Pontianak. Meals prepared.
DAY 16 PONTIANAK
Arrive in Pontianak and transfer to hotel. Lunch, dinner and overnight provide at hotel.
DAY 17 HOTEL – AIRPORT
After breakfast, free at your leisure until transfer time. Transfer to Supadio airport for your next destination
Titre: Kalimantan tour programme
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