ORANG UTAN TOURS
Tanjung Puting National Park was originally the the Tanjung Puting Wildlife Preserve combination of the Sampit Nature Preserve and Kotawaringin Wild Preserve, set by Dutch Colonial Government in 1936, covering an area of 305,000 hectares for protection of orangutan and proboscis monkey. The government of Indonesia announced it as a national park in 1984 with the area about 300,040 hectares. Then in 1996, the area come to be 415,040 hectares comprising the Tanjung Putting Wildlife Preserve of 300,040 Hectares, former production forest of 90,000 hectares and area of water territory of around 25,000 hectares. It is a conservation area to protect rare animals such as; orangutan, proboscis monkey, hornbill, etc. The area is also a kind of ecosystem of lowland tropical rainforest, swamp and mangrove forest.
Duration : 03 Days - 02 Nights
Attraction : Hiking, Sightseeing
Tour area :Pangkalan bun, Tanjung puting national park
Start - end : Pangkalan bun
Grade : Easy
DAY 01. AIRPORT - KUMAI - PROSBOCIS TOURS (L, D)
- On arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport,we meet you at the airport and then transfer to Kumai, seaport and the gate to reach National Park. Onboard, crossing Kumai river in approximately 15 minutes to reach Seikonyer river, the main river in National Park. Lunch will be served on boat by the team. We are sail on the boat about 2 hours to reach National Park. At 16.30 we continue our tour to observe Proboscis monkeys along the riverbanks. Proboscis monkeys are being the endemic animal that can be seen only in Borneo. Dinner and Overnight on the boat.
DAY 02. HOUSEBOAT - PONDOK TANGGUI (Orangutan Rehabilitation - CAMP LEAKEY (B,L,D)
- Breakfast at houseboat and we are going to visit Pondok Tanggui , the second orangutan rehabilitation center where we can enjoy many babies and juveniles at feeding area around 09.00 AM, taking pictures while having the information from your guide about them. We continue our tour to reach the highlight of National Park, Camp Leakey area. And then we are going through the black river which is full of wildlife within such as many kind of birds, primates, fish, also crocodiles. Lunch time will be served by our own cooked team.
DAY 03.HOUSEBOAT - KUMAI - AIRPORT (B)
- Morning breakfast on the boat in Tanjung Harapan, then by boat through the river return to Kumai. Upon arrival in Kumai, we are going directly transfer to Pangkalan Bun airport for your next destination.