Orangutan Tour, Komodo Dragon and Black Crested Macaque Tour 10D/9N – TANJUNG PUTING NATIONAL PARK
Day 01. Airport – Kumai – Houseboat (L,D)
Upon your arrival in Pangkalan Bun Airport, meeting service with our staff and guide then direct transfer to Kumai. It will take about 20 minutes. Upon your arrival in Kumai direct transfer to the houseboat, Lunch will provided On board. Afterward boating down Kumai River approximately 15 minutes to reach Seikonyer River, the main river in Tanjung Puting National Park. Cruise up the seikonyer river you will see nice vegetation around the river bank, Nipa Palm, Pandanus, and some kind of trees that growing up around the river. See some wildlife such as birds, Macaque, Proboscis Monkey and Orangutan, if the time still permitted you will visit Orangutan feeding in Tanjung Harapan at 15.00 PM. Then At 16.00 return back to the boat and continue boating up to observe and learning more about Proboscis monkeys along the river banks. Proboscis monkeys are being endemic animal that can be seen only in Borneo. Dinner and Overnight in the Houseboat..
Day.02 Houseboat – Pasalat Camp – Camp Leaky – Houseboat (B,L,D)
After breakfast, proceed up the river to Pasalat Camp, here you will be hiking up on the board walk for 800 Meters and 200 meters you will walk on the ground. In this camp you will have chance to planting endemic fruit trees for orangutan and this is also the carbon offset program. This program supports the national park to replanting the trees around the ex-forest fire areas and to spread up the fruit trees for the animals in this park. When the tree grows up, the trees will do photosynthesis. From this process the tree will produce the Oxygen, and the Oxygen is the payment to all the Carbon we produce in our whole life (payment of the carbon). Return back to the houseboat then boating up direct to Camp Leakey. Lunch will provide on board. On arrival in Camp Leakey, you will visit IC (Information Center) to see all work of DR. Birute Galdikas while she studies the orangutan here start from 1971 until today. Enjoy your time until 14.00, afterward continue trekking up into the forest to see orangutan feeding, enjoy the time till 16.00 back to the boat then boating down to Pondok Ambung. If the time permitted before dinner you will trekking into the forest for 2 hours to see the nocturnal animals like Tarsiers, tarantulas, etc. back to the houseboat. Dinner and overnight in the houseboat.
Day 03. Houseboat – Pondok Tangguy – Tanjung Harapan Village – Tanjung Harapan Camp – Houseboat. (B,L, D)
After breakfast, boating down to reach Pondok Tanggui, the second rehabilitation center for the orangutan. Visit the Orangutan feeding 09.00 AM, enjoy your time while take some pictures. Then at 10.00 AM return back to the houseboat and continue boating down direct to Tanjung Harapan village to see the Malayan settlement activities in the Afternoon. Lunch will provide on board then cross to Tanjung Harapan Camp to see the last orangutan feeding at 15.00 you will stay until 16.00 pm. Back to the boat and boating down directly to Nipa Palm area to see thousands of fireflies. Dinner and overnight in the houseboat.
Day 04 Houseboat – Kumai – Airport – Bali (B)
After breakfast, boating down to Kumai then direct transfer to Pangkalan bun Airport to catch up your flight to Jakarta / Semarang / Surabaya then to Bali. Upon your arrival in Bali direct transfer to the hotel. Lunch and Dinner on your own budged.
Day 05. Hotel – Airport – Labuanbajo – Rinca Island (B,L,D)
Breakfast in the hotel and direct transfer to the Airport to catch up your flight to Labuan Bajo. Arrival at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo (West Flores), direct transfer to the pier of Labuan bajo for Rinca Island. Lunch on board, it will take about 2 hour sail to reach the island of Komodo Dragon, start your trekking, walking through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, you will find not just the Dragons but also many wild animals like, deer, wild buffalo, long-tailed macaque and wild Boar also numerous of birds. A local ranger will lead you through this natural preservation. Dinner and overnight on boat.
Notes: Flight should be early morning.
Day 06. Rinca – Komodo island – Labuan Bajo (B,L,D)
Early morning star from Rinca to komodo island, arrive in Komodo and take a short trek, walking through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, you will find many wild animals like, deer and wild Boars and also numerous of birds such as lesersulphur- crested-cockatoo, collared kingfisher, etc. Return to boat and proceed to Red beach for swimming and snorkeling in unspoilt coral reef amongst colorful tropical fish.
Lunch on board and afternoon back to Labuan Bajo. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 07. Labuan Bajo – Airport – Bali – Manado (B)
After breakfast,take a morning excursion to Batu Cermin (mirror stone cave). Then,transfer to airport to catch the flight leaving for Denpasar. Upon your arrival in Denpasar connect your flight direct to Manado. Upon your arrival in Manado direct transfer to the hotel. Lunch and Dinner based on your own budged.
Day 08. Hotel – Tangkoko Lodge or Dove Cottage (B, L,D)
Breakfast in the hotel, then direct transfer to Nature Reserve 2-hours drive to the 9000 Hectare National Park is quite scenic as we pass through small villages. Upon your arrival, check in to Tangkoko Lodge or Dove Cottage. then continue your trip guided by local rangers to observe Black Crested Macaque (Black Monkey indigenous to North Sulawesi), Hornbills, and couscous as well as other fauna specific to the reserve. Back to the Lodge for having lunch. Then in the late of afternoon continue your trip head into the denser part of the jungle as the sun is setting, where you will be able to get photographs of the Tarsier Spectrum (the world’s smallest primate). After it is completely dark and the Tarsier have to depart for their nightly foraging and it is time for us to return back to the lodge. Dinner and overnight in the lodge.
Day 09. Lodge – Tangkoko – Manado (B, L, D)
Early morning breakfast at the lodge, trekking up into the forest with the local ranger for birding program and following the Black Crested Macaque. Enjoy your time to get close to this monkey and learning their group and their individuals. Then back to the lodge then prepare to depart to Manado. Check out the lodge and drive up to Manado and Lunch on in the local restaurant. Upon your arrival in Manado direct transfer to the hotel. Dinner in the local restaurant.
Day 10. Hotel – Samratulangi Airport (B)
Breakfast in the hotel then free on your own leisure until we depart you out into the airport to catch up your next flight. End of the program.
Price based on per person in USD $3,490 / person (minimum 2 person on the trip)
The rate includes:
Transfer service from Airport – Destination – Airport
Internal flight ticket from Pangkalan Bun – Bali – Labuan Bajo.
Houseboat during the river trip and Komodo 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:
Airfare ticket to Pangkalan Bun and from Labuan Bajo
Personal expenses (tipping for the guide)
Any expenses incurred due to all causes beyond program (cancelled flight),