Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun Airport, you will be picked up by our guide and transferred to Kumai. Boat up the river to explore the great mangrove, nipah palm, and wildlife along the Sekonyer river while lunch is prepared on the boat. Late afternoon, observe the proboscis monkey and other primates along the river. @llokorangutan boat is traditional boat wooden river boat about 17 m x 3,8 m with roof which forms the upper deck where you can view the rain forest as it glides by. Simple mattresses, pillows, meals, bottled mineral water, mosquito nets, simple toilet and shower are available on boat. Overnight on the boat. (L, D)
After early breakfast, boat up to Pondok Tanggui Camp to witness orangutan feeding around 9 am. Upon arrival at Pondok Tanggui, we walk to feeding area. After orangutan feeding, we can take a short trekking in the forest then proceed to Camp Leakey which takes about 1,5 – 2 hours by boat. After lunch, you will have a chance to take another short trekking or see information center before witnessing orangutans’ feeding time around 2 pm.
After visiting Camp Leakey, we boat down slowly to Nipa Palm Area where you can see beautiful fireflies at night when the weather is good. On the way there, we can still observe the monkeys, birds, and other animals. Dinner and sleep on the boat. (B, L, D)
After early breakfast, boat down to Kumai then drop your luggage at Arut Riverside Guest House before driving to Riam TInggi Village which takes about 5 hours. Pass several villages, palm oil plantation, rubber plantation, local community’s plantation and forest. We will stop for lunch on the way. Upon arrival at Riam Tinggi Village, we will take you to the longhouse for your accommodation. You will have a chance to walk around the village and observe the daily life there. After dinner, the villagers will hit their gong or play one of their musical instruments and gather together for a simple welcome ceremony. Expect a lot of people to join in. Overnight at longhouse. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we can go to the forest and trek about for several hours. The villagers in this village reject the palm oil plantation so the forest surrounding is still in good condition. After packing your luggage, drive back to Pangkalan Bun by car. Upon arrival at Pangkalan Bun, transfer to Arut Riverside Guest House . Free program at your own leisure. Overnight in at the Arut RIverside House . (B, L, D)
After breakfast, transfer by car to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination. (B)