CROSS BORNEO WEST TO EAST KALIMANTAN 19 DAYS 18 NIGHTS
Start: Pontianak Airport
End: Balikpapan Airport
DAY 01: JAKARTA ARRIVAL – HOTEL
Upon your arrival at Soekarnohata – Jakarta International airport, we will transfer you to Hotel in down town for your free leisure program. Meals serve on your personal expenses.
DAY 02: JAKARTA – PONTIANAK AIRPORT – HOTEL
Upon your domestic arrival at Supadio airport – Pontianak, we will transfer you to Hotel in Pontianak for your free on leisure program. Rest of the day, presenton your personal expenses. Dinner will be provided at local restaurant (D).
DAY 03: PONTIANAK – PUTUSSIBAU
Morning after breakfast, we will transfer you to Supadio Airport to catch your domestic flight to Putussibau airport. This will take 1,5 hours fly to the Heart of Borneo land. Lunch will be provided en route and afterward we will stay overnight at simple hotel (losmen) in Putussibau (B, L, D).
DAY 04: PUTUSIBAU – LAPUNG or BUNGAN
After breakfast we will have to leave Putussibau by long boat, its take 7 hours drive, for exciting an adventure on the Kapuas Head River. We have full day trip down streams on Kapuas River to Bungan River by long boat pass some rapids. On early evening you will reach Lapung or Bungan rivers. During boating up, lunch will be provided en route. Dinner and overnight in local house (B, L, D).
DAY 05: LAPUNG or BUNGAN – TANJUNG LOKANG
After breakfast, we will do short sightseeing at Bungan Village. Afterward we will continue up the stream by long boat. It will take about 8 to10 hours. Lunch will be provided en route. On the evening you will reach Tanjung Lokang. Dinner and overnight at local house (B,L,D).
DAY 06: TANJUNG LOKANG – SUNGAI BULET
In your trip will be accompanied with porters across high land: dry rice field, cave with the typically six or seven hours walking per day plus breaks. Meals are prepared and we will have to stay overnight on the river side (camping by dome tent) (B, L, D).
DAY 07: SUNGAI BULET – SUNGAI BORAKAN
After breakfast, we will leave Bullet area, escorted by porters cross Bullet River. We will do trekking activity as Day 06. Meals are prepared en route. Overnight around the river bank (camping) (B, L, D).
DAY 08: SUNGAI BORAKAN – SUNGAI LEA
Every day the tour is never boring, there is always something new to see and explore the distance, deep and exotic in the interior of this Borneo island with the river cruising. Meals are prepared and overnight around the river bank (B, L, D).
DAY 09: SUNGAI LEA – PIANG LO’ONG (UNDER MULLER)
Early morning after breakfast, we will do trakking approximetly 6 to 7 hours. Meals are prepared by our team and overnight on the river bank (camping) (B, L, D).
DAY10: PIANG LO’ONG – MULLER RANGE (EAST KALIMANTAN)
After simple breakfast, we will trekking through primary rain forest & Muller Range where we will enjoy the beautiful views, fishing, experiencing the jungle, encounter many difficult rapids, and crossing the borderline of the East and Central Kalimantan, a tangled jungle plateau 780 meter high between Tanjung Lokang (West) and Long Apari (East). This area is bordered of three Kalimantan Provinces (East, Central and West Kalimantan) is the most isolated and the most traditional settlements of the Dayak Tribe where you can find the original art and cultures as well as real stuffs from their head hunting age. Meals provided en route and stay overnight at jungle camp or the villager’s house with basic facilities (B, L, D).
DAY 11: MULLER RANGE – MUARA CUTING
After breakfast, we will walking about 7 hours down stream of Hubungan River. Meals are prepared and overnight on the river bank (B, L, D).
DAY 12: MUARA CUTTING – SAITE or MAHAKAM RIVER
Now, we will hiking and climbing up the hill and crossing the river. we will walking about 6 to 7 hours a day. Meals are prepared and overnight in tent (B, L, D).
DAY 13: MUARA SAI’TE – TIONG OHANG
After breakfast, we will trekking approximately three hours to reach Mahakam River then boating down by long boat to Tiong Ohang. We will passing some amazing rapids and where you will see beautiful views along the river side. Meals are prepared en route and overnight in Tiong Ohang Village (B, L, D).
DAY 14: TIONG OHANG – LONG BAGUN
Early morning, we will leave Tiong Ohang by long boat. It take about 8 to 10 hours ride. In the evening arrive in Long Bagun (B,L,D).
DAY 15 – 16: LONG BAGUN – LOA JANAN – SAMARINDA
After breakfast boarding on the public boat for three days Mahakam River cruise toward the west. Passing through some Dayak Villages such as Kota Bangun, Muara Muntai, Datah Bilang and ending at Long Bagun. Proceed to Samarinda for stay overnight (B, L, D).
DAY 17: SAMARINDA – BALIK PAPAN
Morning after breakfast, we transfer you by car to Balikpapan, it take about 3 hours drive. Upon arrive in Balikapan in the late afternoon, check in into the hotel. Dinner serve on your personal expenses (B, L).
DAY 18: FREE PROGRAM
Free program on your personal arrangement (B).
DAY 19: BALIKPAPAN DEPARTURE
Morning after breakfast, transfer to the Balikpapan Airport for your next destination (B).