Duration :3 Days – 2 Nights
Scheduled cruises start Saturdays and Tuesdays
High light : River safari, Feeding time, Orangutan observation.
Recommended flights: From Jakarta – Pangkalanbun, and Semarang – Pangkalanbun
Depending on flight arrangements of other guests on board, return transfer to Kumai may be with another vessel (a klotok or speedboat).
DAY 1 : PANGKALAN BUN – KUMAI – TANJUNG HARAPAN
Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport you will be picked up by our local staff and take you to Kumai to board on the 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. En route stop at first rehabilitation center for orangutan at Tanjung Harapan. Witness feeding time at 15.00. The boat crew includes the boatman, a cook and English speaking 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, or spend the night at the lodge near by the river (L, D).
DAY 2 : PARK – PONDOK TANGGUY – CAMP LEAKEY – BOAT/LODGE
After breakfast board the klotok to travel up river for about 2 hours boating and then up a side creek to Camp Leakey where the older orangutans are reintroduced into the rain forest. En route stop at Pondok Tanguy, the rehabilitation center for the new ex-captive orangutans, see feeding time at 09.00am. Then proceed to Camp Leakey . After lunch on the boat you will have opportunity to take small trek before see feeding time at 14.00 pm for old rehabilitation orangutan given additional foods. Overnight on the boat or at Rimba Lodge. (B,L,D).
DAY 3 : BOAT/LODGE – KUMAI – PANGKALAN BUN AIRPORT
Free morning program until time transfer to Kumai then to Pangkalan Bun airport for next destination. ( B )
Includes: transfer in and out from and to airport, boat, guide and cook, meals during the trip, snacks, soft-drink, coffee, tea, and mineral water, ranger donation, entrance permit, camera charge.
Excludes: handycam charge (pay on arrival), airfares, personal expenses, additional tour, personal insurance.