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5 Day Orangutan Safari in Central Borneo, Indonesia
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Magical Wildlife Tour in Indonesia

Enjoy an inspiring house-boating along one of the world’s most famous orangutan conservation site or river of Borneo. In this tour, you will cruise through the wildlife haven of Borneo, relax aboard a traditional wooden boat called klotok, and spot the wildlife of Tanjung Puting National Park. This tour is private and can be arranged for groups, but not available for sharing. Orangutan Voyage has prepared some package to help your planning and guide your decision what to do during your visit. If you are tempted by the picturesque, green view of the rainforest, and orangutans in Tanjung Puting National Park, join the tour to experience a holiday with all the adventure and relaxation you could want!

Key information

  • Group safari
  • Starts and ends in Pangkalan Bun
  • English speaking guide
  • All park fees are included


  • 5 days of Central Borneo wildlife viewing
  • Seeing orangutans in their natural rainforest habitat
  • Observing various monkeys, insects, birds, and nocturnal wildlife
  • Exploring Tanjung Puting, Tanjung Harapan, and more
  • Fully-crewed boat with parking fees included
  • All meals, snacks, and drinks provided
  • 4 nights of accommodation
  • Airport or hotel transfers


5 activity days
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You will overnight on board the klotok throughout the tour.



Day 1: Pangkalan Bun - Kumai - Tanjung Harapan

  • Morning pick-up from the airport or hotel to the boat. You will be greeted at Pangkalan Bun Airport by Orangutan Voyage's friendly guide with your name plaque card.
  • Transfer from the airport directly to the boat where you will be welcomed by the full boat crew.
  • Snacks and tea on arrival on the klotok.
  • River cruise to Tanjung Puting National Park.
  • While enjoying the river cruise, you will spot the wildlife including proboscis monkey, long tail monkey, wild orangutan, and much more.
  • Have lunch on the boat while cruising the river to the first station at Tanjung Harapan.
  • Orangutan feeding at 15:00.
  • Return to the boat where you will be able to spot proboscis monkey, macaque, and various bird species.
  • Enjoy a candlelight dinner while listening to the sonata of nocturnal animals, birds, and insect.
  • Lie on the deck to gaze at the stars and the clear nighttime sky.
  • Overnight on the boat under a mosquito net covered by the boat deck, but with all the advantages of the outdoors.

Day 2: Camp Leakey - Pondok Ambung

  • Breakfast on the boat, on route to the next activity.
  • Go to Camp Leakey for a trek. You will be looking for wild orangutan and also discover the bountiful plant life, butterflies, and insect species that exist in the rainforest.
  • Back on the boat for lunch.
  • View afternoon feeding of the orangutans on the outskirts of Camp Leakey.
  • Spot crocodile while river cruising and having your afternoon delight.
  • Brave a night trek through the jungles of Borneo, searching for glowing mushroom, nocturnal moths, deer, and tarsier — a small nocturnal primate, unique to the region.
  • Overnight and relax on the boat, in the wild.

Day 3: Pondok Tanggui - Pesalat - Sekonyer Village - Tanjung Harapan

  • Breakfast on the boat.
  • Travel downstream to early morning orangutan feeding at Pondok Tanggui (station 2).
  • Lunch on boat.
  • Visit the reforestation site at Pesalat and plant trees to help and learn about the conservation plan for the rainforest.
  • Make memories and help make a lasting impact on the restoration of the rainforest.
  • Learn about the medicinal properties of the various plants of the rainforest.
  • Visit the local village and spend time with the locals, and view hand-made souvenirs.
  • Return to Tanjung Harapan for orangutan feeding.
  • Back to the klotok for afternoon tea and fried banana.
  • Travel downstream river to spot fireflies and other magical things that exist in the rainforests.
  • Candlelit dinner back on the klotok.
  • Overnight on the boat, enjoying the tranquillity of the forest at night.

Day 4: Tanjung Keluang - turtle research center

  • Breakfast on the boat.
  • Cruising Kumai Bay to reach Tanjung Keluang.
  • Learn about the turtle and the breeding site. You can release the turtle into the sea (donations are given to the research center).
  • Lunch back on board the klotok.
  • Relax on the white sand beach and swim at your leisure.
  • View the picturesque sunset.
  • Intimate dinner on the deck.
  • Go explore the nightlife in the forest on a night trek.
  • Overnight on the klotok.

Day 5: Kumai - Pangkalan Bun

  • Breakfast on the boat.
  • Return to Kumai for a city tour of Pangkalan Bun.
  • Visit Sultanic Palace and learn the history of the Sultanic Kingdom of the past.
  • Organized transfer to the airport or hotel.

Additional note

  • Please advise Orangutan Voyage beforehand of any special dietary requirements or physical disabilities.
  • The first-day itinerary depends on the arrival time at Pangkalan Bun Airport. If you have a morning arrival, you will be able to view the orangutan feeding on day one. Also, early departure can be arranged in order to make a flight out of Pangkalan Bun on the last day of the trip.
  • Orangutan Voyage's program isn’t written in stone. You could discuss with your guide for any changes without a change in price.

Included excursions

  • City tour at Pangkalan Bun and visit the Sultanic Palace
  • Pesalat reforestation site visit
  • Sekonyer Village cultural visit


This tour will take place at various places in Central Borneo, including Tanjung Puting National Park, Pondok Tanggui, Tanjung Harapan, Tanjung Keluang, Camp Leakey, a reforestation site at Pesalat, turtle research center, Sekonyer Village, Kumai, and Pangkalan Bun.


All meals while on the boat including breakfast, snack, lunch, and dinner will be served. Arrangements can be made for vegetarians. Mineral water is provided. Additionally, tea, coffee, and condensed milk are always available for your enjoyments.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks

The following drinks are included:

  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Tea

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 1 wildlife cruise to Tanjung Puting
  • 2 night wildlife treks
  • 1 orangutan feeding sightseeing at Pondok Tanggui
  • 1 orangutan feeding sightseeing at Tanjung Harapan
  • 1 river cruise to Tanjung Harapan
  • 1 river cruise to Tanjung Keluang
  • 1 trekking to Camp Leakey
  • Visit to a reforestation site at Pesalat
  • Visit to turtle research center
  • Visit to Sekonyer Village
  • City tour at Pangkalan Bun and visit the Sultanic Palace
  • Park entrance camera tax
  • Boat parking fees
  • All site donation to the park
  • Boat rental and full crew
  • Car to transfer to and from the airport or hotel
  • Breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks
  • Mineral water
  • Tea, coffee, and condensed milk
  • 4 nights' accommodation

What's not included

  • Airfares
  • Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses incurred due to forced major and flight cancellation
  • Personal expenses

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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