Kalimantan and East Java Wildlife and Nature Tour 11 Days / 10 Nights
- Category: Indonesia Combo
- Last Updated: Tuesday, 14 October 2014 10:41
Day 01: BALIKPAPAN, SAMARINDA, MAHAKAM ( LD)
Upon arrival at Balikpapan airport, meeting service and transfer to Loa Janan, to board houseboat for exciting adventure on Mahakam river. Meals provided and overnight on houseboat.
Day 02: MUARA MUNTAI, MANCONG, TANJUNG ISUY, MUARA PAHU (BLD)
Short sight seeing at Muara Muntai Wooden village, then crossing Jempang Lake by motor canoe to Mancong. During the cruise you could see Rain forest and wildlife at Ohong creek like monkey’s and birds, Upon arrival at Mancong, welcomed with a traditional ceremony by the Dayaq Benuaq, one of the Oldest Dayak Longhouse of East Kalimantan can be found here, Late afternoon by motor canoe to Tanjung Isuy for sightseeing and continue to Houseboat for dinner and overnight. Houseboat will cruise up to Muara Pahu.
Day 03: MUARA PAHU, DOLPHIN & BOLONGAN RIVER, DOWNSTREAM (BLD)
Arrive at Muara Pahu, and visit the information center of RASI, which will give some background information about the last Fresh Water Dolphins at earth.Afterwards we will spot the fresh water dolphins around and move into the Bolongan River to see the Exotic Dayak culture collide with the Flora and Fauna here. Late Afternoon, return downstream to Tenggarong.
Day 04: TENGGARONG, SANGATTA, KUTAI NATIONAL PARK (BLD)
Early in the morning downstream by houseboat to Tenggarong. Arrive at Tenggarong, visiting the former palace of Sultan Kutai Kertanegara. Where you will see the Sultan's impressive collection of heirlooms, ceramics, Dayak's art and culture items. Afterwards by car to Sangatta village, cruisning up Sangatta River by motorcanoe into the jungle of Kutai National Park. Upon Arrival at Prefab Orangutan Research station, we will drop our stuff and direct start a jungle trek into the forest, looking for wild life and Orang Utans, which are completely wild. Lunch on the way, Dinner and overnight at Prefab Research station, hearing the sounds of the forest by night
Day 05: SANGATTA, KUTAI NATIONAL PARK, BALIKPAPAN (BLD)
Early in the morning another forest trek at Kutai National Park searching for wild life and orangutans, experiencing the beauty of the flora & fauna of the Rainforest. Afterwards by car to Balikpapan airport for continue fly to Surabaya.
Upon your arrival at Juanda Airport of Surabaya, you will be welcomed by our tour guide and continue to drive 3hrs to Cemorolawang village on the crater edge of Tengger ancient caldera overlooking the famous Mt Bromo.
Day 06 : Early Morning Mt Bromo & Peak of Penanjakan Sunrise Tour – Bromo Village Tour
At 0330 early in the morning you'll be waken up and the Jeep will bring you to the one of the world's most famous view point at Mt Penanjakan on the rim of the Tengger caldera to enjoy the sunrise (if we're lucky) with its young volcanic including Mt Bromo and an active Mt Semeru in the background.
Afterward the adventure continue to an active Mt. Bromo volcano to climb up 245 step of stairs (Horse ride is optional). Then the Jeep will bring you back to hotel for breakfast and short break.
Midday we will start our village tour. Here we will observe the Tengger peoples and cultures which significantly different than what is Javanese in general. We also will have opportunities to join them in their farm and also try to buy their fresh vegetables products from local market. Upon completion return back to hotel.
Day 07 : Mt Bromo – Transfer to Kalibaru village
After breakfast we will leave Mt Bromo to Kalibaru passing a dense tropical rain forest.
Kalibaru is a small hill country village where Margo Utomo Hill View Cottage is located which also the place where we will spend one night.
Margo Utomo is sets in nature beauty of Menyan Hill by the river side, the best place to be away from the crowds. The sound of the water, the cool breeze from the hill are an amazing experience.
Day 08 : Kalibaru Coffee Plantation and Village Tour – Drive to Ijen Eco-Resort & Villa
After breakfast we will join Mini Plantation tour through 13 hectares plantation garden at Margo Utomo Agro Resort, with varities of spices such as nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon, chocolate, coffee and coconuts. We may also discover the extraordinary attraction of a traditional making process of palm tree liquid into coconut sugar. Not to forget the milking cows farm.
We also will try to ride local style Hackney carriage / Andhong tour around the Kalibaru villages, to visit the home industry of red brick, roofing tiles and alloy kitchen utensils. Upon completion of the tour we will continue to drive to Ijen Eco-Resort & Villa for overnight.
Day 09 : Ijen Crater soft trekking
In the morning after breakfast, start Ijen (2,400 m) Excursion. We drive to Paltuding Ranger Post, the last monitoring station, from which you supposed to take a-3 km trek to the crater. This volcano offers a savannah landscape, ruggedly beautiful panoramas, grand hiking, and a placid, brightly yellow crater-lake.
The summit of Mt. Ijen is a gorgeous crater filled with haunting turquoise-blue lake with its surface streaked in the wind blow patterns of yellow sulfur vapor. By the crater lake edge, there is an evil-smelling sulfur where local people digging and carrying 70-80 kgs on their bare shoulders for 2 miles ascending and descending steep Mt. Ijen wall. Upon completion, we return back to Ijen Eco-Resort & Villa.
Day 10 : Ijen Crater – Drive to Ketapang – Crossing to Bali by Ferry – Bali
After breakfast, check-out and leave Ijen to Ketapang Ferry Terminal. Here we will crossing the Java-Bali strait to Gilimanuk (Bali part).
Upon arrival at Gilimanuk, we then continue to drive to southern part of Bali for check-in and overnight.
Day 11 : Bali - Transfer out
After breakfast, free time until it's time to check-out and we'll take you to Ngurah Rai Airport of Bali for your return flight home. End of services
What is included in the tour package :
- Accommodations twin/double share
- Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
- Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
- All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
- Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
- Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
- Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
- Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the tour package :
- Airfare & airport tax
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
- Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide