Borneo Bird Watching Program 6 Days 5 Nights Tanjung Puting National Park
Day. 01 Airport – Kumai – Tanjung Keluang – Afternoon Bird Watching – Houseboat (L, D)
On arrival in Pangkalan Bun airport, meeting service with our staff then direct transfer to Kumai by Car. On arrival in Kumai, boating down Kumai River in approximately 1.30 minutes to reach Tanjung Keluang Beach. Lunch will provided by our own cook. On arrival in Tanjung Keluang, sight seeing around the beach area while spotting some kind of birds. Enjoy your leisure. In the late of afternoon you could see the turtle project and if you want you could adopt the baby turtle (adoption will charge on your own budged). Dinner on board and in the evening join the ranger patrol to spotting turtle lay their egg (if you lucky).
Day 02 Tanjung Keluang – Buluh Kecil (B,L,D)
after breakfast, Depend on the water tide continue the trip cross to Sungai Buluh Kecil by Motor Boat Canoe or Speed boat to spotting more birds. It will take 2.30 hours to reach Sungai Buluh Kecil. On arrival in Sungai Buluh Kecil you will see the natural biodiversity. Here you will passing the Nipah Palm area, you might see some king fisher, heron, green pigeon, etc. in the afternoon visit orangutan feeding in Kerikil Camp. Then back down and overnight in Ranger House. Dinner in the ranger House.
Day 03 Buluh Kecil – Tanjung Keluang – Tanjung Harapan (B, L, D)
After breakfast boating down to Sungai Buluh Kecil and crossing up Java Sea to reach the Houseboat in Tanjung Keluang. Then continue boating up Kumai Bay to reach Sekonyer River. On the way up Sekonyer River you will see the different vegetation around the river bank like Nipah Palm, Pandanus, water lily and other kind of vegetation. Around the river also habitat of Pink-Necked Green Pigeon, Little Green Pigeon, Green Imperial Pigeon, Brahminy Kite, Heron, Bulbul, Fantail, King Fisher, Broadbill, etc.
Day 04 Houseboat – Camp Pasalat – River Bird Watching – Houseboat
Breakfast Early Morning before 5 AM then at 5 AM we start our program to see some bird in the secondary forest around Pasalat area. Here you will see some kind of birds such as Pink-Nacked Green Pigeon, Little Green Pigeon, some kind of Bulbul, Long-Tailed Parakeet, Chestnut, Bellied Malkoha, Coucal, Trogon, Hornbill, Barbet, Woodpecker, Minivet, Leafbird, Babbler, Flowerpecker, etc. Back to the boat then at 12 PM our own cook will serve lunch on boat. In the Afternoon, boating up Seikonyer River for River Bird Watching Safari. You will enjoy take some pictures or observe them with your binocular from the boat. Spend night on the boat around the black water river. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on the boat. (B,L,D)
Day 05 Houseboat – Camp Leakey – Houseboat
Early Morning after breakfast on the boat then boating up to Camp Leakey then take some tracking in to the forest. Here you will see some kind of birds in the primary forest such as Shama bird, Trogon, Drongo, Hornbill, if you are lucky you will see Asian Paradise- flycacher, pheasant, etc. Back to the boat for having lunch. At 1;30 PM back to the Camp to see some information in the Information Center. Then at 2 PM we join to see the Orangutan feeding. At 4 PM back to the boat then boating down to the Nipah Palm area to see thousand fireflies. Overnight on boat. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on boat.(B,L,D)
Day 06 Houseboat – Kumai – Pangkalan Bun Airport – Nex Destination
After breakfast boating down to Kumai. Direct transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport by private car for your next destination. (B)
The rate includes:
Transfer service from Airport – Destination – Airport
House boat during the river trip.
Full board meals during the trip as it is mentioned on the program
Accommodation (based on double/twin share) during the trip
English speaking guide during the trip.
Donation for the Park.
Not included in the rate:
tipping for the guide
Entrance Permit IDR. 250.000/Person/Day
Any expenses incurred due to all causes beyond program (cancelled flight)
How to Confirm our Bird Watching Tour?
- Email us which itinerary you like and which kind of housebaot will you take.
- Inform us your complete name and all the participant.
- let us know your filght shcedule if you arrange by your self (we could arrange all domestic flight ticket)
- Please let us know if you have any problem for food such as vegetarian.
- Regarding to the houseboat or deluxe houseboat are really limited on the high season in June, July and August. Would you please contact us 3 month before your arrival.
- We will send you the confirmation letter and the invoice as soon as you confirm the tour program.