Day 4 TANGKILING – PANKALANBUN – KUMAI - TANJUNG PUTING
Leave the boat early for air conditioned car transfer to sampit to pick up flight to Pangkalan Bun.
1300 approx time arrival in Kumai for transfer to the National Park by boat.
The boat is a traditional Klotok wooden river boat about 12m by 2m 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 and overnight on the boat. simple mattress, pillow, fine meals, bottled "mineral" water, mosquito net, kitchen, simple toilet available on boat besides the familiar - helpful guides and boatmen.
Day 5 CAMP LEAKEY – BOAT/LODGE
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2½ hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest and also known as research center for Orangutan. Trekking through tropical rainforest searching for wildlife, wild orangutan, birds and other primate as well as tropical jungle plant. Back to the boat for lunch then witness feeding time at 14.00 pm for old rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods.
Day 6 PONDOK TANGGUY – PESALAT – TANJUNG HARAPAN - BOAT/LODGE
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up the river for Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans,see feeding time at 09.00am. Hike through the forest of Pondok Tanggui searching for wildlife including wild orangutan, birds and others. Afterward continuing the trip to Pesalat reforestation camp. See the process of reforestation project. Afternoon visit Tanjung Harapan Rehabilitation center to witness feeding time for rehabilitated orangutans at 15.00. Free afternoon program, we could visit village near by the park, enjoy canoeing around the river. (Additional program, night walking around Pesalat or Pondok Tanggui searching for nocturnal animal or blowing mushroom.)
Day 7 TANJUNG PUTING – KUMAI – DEPARTURE TO AIRPORT
Boat returns to Kumai. Taxi transfer to the airport
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