CROSS BORNEO EXPEDITION ( over land )
Tour Package Duration 17 Days / 16 Nights
Day 01: BALIKPAPAN, SAMARINDA (LD)
Arrival at Balikpapan airport, meeting service and transfer by car to Samarinda and check in at hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 02 to Day 04: SAMARINDA, MAHAKAM RIVER (BLD)
After breakfast transfer to harbor for boarding boat to cruise up Mahakam River. Meals and overnight on boat.
Day 05: LONG BAGUN, RAPIDS, TIONG OHANG (BLD)
After simple breakfast full day adventure trip by long boat through amazing rapids between the high rocks. Meals provided enroute and overnight at long house.
Day 06 until Day 13: TIONG OHANG, UP RIVER, TREK (BLD)
After simple breakfast continue the trip by motor canoe till the end of the Mahakam River, from where we will continue trekking approximately 3 - 5 hours a day through primary rain forest and crossing the Muller Mountain. During the trip we will fish, and exploring the jungle. Meals provided enroute and overnight in jungle camp.
Day 14: TANJUNG LOKAN, PUTUSIBAU (BLD)
In the morning after breakfast, full day trip downstream on Bongan River by long boat to Putusibau. Enroute you will pass rapids. Meals provide enroute & overnight at Long House.
Day 15 to Day 16: PUTUSIBAU, SINTANG, PONTIANAK (BLD)
In the morning sightseeing in town, afterwards by bus drive to Sintang for overnight, the next day continue the trip by bus to Pontianak, the capital of West Kalimantan. Meal provided & overnight at hotel.
Day 17: PONTIANAK, DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure until departure time of next flight for your next destination.
Packages Include :
All Accomodation as mentioned in the itinerary
All Meals ( BLD ) with Aqua, Coffee and Tea
Transport during whole tour upon choosen facility and availibity
English Speaking Guide
Entrance permits, and other donations
Porters during Trekking
Package Exclude :
Soft and Alcoholic Drinks
Medical Health care
All Airfares and airport Tax which are not mentioned and a part of the Tour Program
Tips and all kinds of personal expensis
Cross Borneo Adventure
Kalimantans coast featured mangroves swamps, and low-land rain forest, an inland belt of gentle hills and alluvial plains marks the start to the deep jungle. Towering dipterocarpus trees, valuable ebony and iron wood trees are scattered throughout. The wild life is exotic, orangutan, only found at Sumatra and Borneo, along with the endemic proboscis monkeys, and other forest denizens including clouded leopard, leaf monkey, macaque, pangolin anteater, tiny tarsier, lizards, crocodiles, pythons and more then 600 bird spieces as the most famous Sun Birds, pheasants, Kakatua, and Hornbills. Also the last Fresh Water Dolphins, Cascade from East Kalimantans Mahakam River, through the Virgin Forest of the Muller Mountains to West Kalimantan Kapuas River at the other end of Borneo.
Indonesia Borneo Island is a intriguing history of Sultan Kingdoms and traditional Dayak Tribes, with a wealth of ecological and cultural treasures that survive deep within the rainforest jungle of Indonesia ’s largest island. With its legacy of Chinese, Malay, Hindu, Muslim, and Dutch influences, we discover a virtual mosaic of traditions flourishing in the bustling seaports and riverside cities of Borneo. Kalimantan ’s dense jungle and wide terrain of wetlands have traditionally kept the region isolated from all but the adventurous travelers, and along the upper reaches of the rivers, you can discover the rich Dayak Culture. The indigenous Dayak settlements along the Rivers of Kalimantan is an ideal way to experience the incredible culture, where village elders practice traditional medicine and mark their status with intricate body tattoos and remarkably heavy ear adornments, we will be warmly welcomed guests in their traditional longhouses. At Borneo you can enjoy a sightful experience of traditional culture and grand diversity of exotic flora and wildlife from black orchids to fresh water dolphins and orangutans, and venture ashore for captivating jungle explorations and unforgettable encounters in our village visits. Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime exploration of the Kalimantan Island!
The Cross Borneo Expedition is a collection of exploratories and Indonesia dream destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places. We created the Borneo adventure tours for those who search a indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with it's exotic flora and fauna. Borneo travelers will have an unforgettable experience trip in Indonesia, however, it is designed for those who are adventurous in body and spirit.