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Day 01:  ARRIVAL IN BALIKPAPAN – SAMARINDA

Meet at airport and directly transfer to Samarinda for overnight on hotel. Free at your own leisure. (D)

Day 02:  SAMARINDA – MAHAKAM RIVER

After breakfast at hotel, we will proceed to boat station for starting our expedition by cruising the Mahakam River by public houseboat, here you can explore the local people way of life, the riverside civilization that certainly different with our normal life on the land. The houseboat is a public traditional wooden boat with two decks, the first deck for carrying goods and economy class with capacity about 100 passengers and the second deck is for executive class with capacity of 75 passengers. The economy room is more open both sides and no mattress while the executive served mattress, with communal room, no cabin and no AC. At the back side, there are some Borneo style toilets and simple restaurant providing Indonesian food, tea, coffee, and snacks on the first deck. The boat will stop sometimes to pick and drop passengers or loading some supplies. Lunch, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)

Day 03:  MAHAKAM RIVER – LONG BAGUN

At the second day on the houseboat, we will cruise the upper Mahakam River while sightseeing beautiful view of rainforest as well as people unique activities at riverside. Lunch, dinner and overnight on houseboat. (B,L,D)

Day 04:  LONG BAGUN – TIANG OHANG

Get a full day trip by public boat to cruise the headwaters of Mahakam River through some amazing rapids while sightseeing beautiful view of rainforest as well as people unique activities at riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on local house. (B,L,D)

Day 05:  TIONG OHANG – MUARA HUBUNG – MUARA SAITE

After breakfast at local house, we will cruise the headwaters of Mahakam River by motorized canoe for about 2,5 hours to reach Muara Hubung. Afterwards, we will start our jungle trekking by climbing up the Atikop hill to reach Muara Saite for 3,5 hours approximately. Before dark, we will set a campsite at riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)

Day 06:  MUARA SAITE – SUNGAI BEKANA – ARINGE

We will be trekking deeper into the jungle by crossing rivers and climb up the hills to reach Aringe for setting a campsite at riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)

Day 07:  ARINGE – MULLER RANGE

We will be trekking deeper into the jungle to reach Muller Range by crossing rivers and hills. On the way, our Dayak porters will show us how to survive on the jungle by collecting the rattan, fish catching, and setting animal trap that involve you. Before dark, we will set a campsite for dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 08:  MULLER RANGE – SUNGAI SABANG

The trek here is almost the same with before day but never boring, we will pass the monument border of West and East Kalimantan at 1000 M above sea level. Afterwards, we will be trekking downhill and crossing rivers to reach Sungai Sabang for setting a campsite at riverside. No need to rush as the jungle view is fantastic. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)

Day 09:  SUNGAI SABANG –SUNGAI BONGAN LEA

This is the longest and toughest of all paths, since we will be trekking up and down by crossing rivers, rocks, and hills. After lunch at riverside, we will continue the trek with almost the same characteristic. The trek is so challenging and need more power and spirit of adventure. Before dark, we will set a campsite at riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)

Day 10:  SUNGAI BONGAN LEA – BRAKAN

Trekking path here is varied but tough. We will have lot of deal with water about ½ – 1 meter deep and walking on rock at riverside. Afterwards, we will continue our journey by trekking up and down along the riverside, while sighting flora and fauna as well as the fascinating landscape along the trek. Before dark, we will set a campsite for dinner and overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 11:  BRAKAN – DATAH OPET

After breakfast, we will cross rivers, up and down passing the jungle while exploring exotic flora and fauna of Borneo. After lunch at riverside, we will then cross jungle, rivers, cave and temporary huts used by villagers when having cultivation or hunting deer, wild pig, birds, and even sometimes clouded leopard. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. (B,L,D)

Day 12:  DATAH OPET – TANJUNG LOKANG

After breakfast, we will be trekking to Tanjung Lokang crossing secondary rainforest, rivers, hills, villager farmlands and cave. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on local house. (B,LD)

Day 13:  TANJUNG LOKANG – KAPUAS RIVER – PUTUSSIBAU

After breakfast, we will cruise downward the Kapuas River to Putussibau crossing challenged rapids while sightseeing beautiful view of rainforest as well as people unique activities at riverside. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on local hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 14:  PUTUSSIBAU – SINTANG

Proceed to Sintang by public land transportation for about 8 hours passing the beautiful view of Mount Kelam on the roadside. Arrive at Sintang and directly transfer to a nice simple hotel for overnight. Free at your own leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 15:  SINTANG – PONTIANAK

After breakfast, we will leave to Pontianak by public land transportation for about 8 hours. Lunch will be served on local restaurant en route, dinner and overnight on hotel. Free at your own leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 16:  DEPARTURE

Breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination. (B)

Included:

  • Private and public land transportation
  • Public and private houseboat
  • Motorized boat
  • Accommodation based on twin share:
  • 01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Pontianak
  • 01 Night at simple lodge in Sintang
  • 01 Night at simple lodge in Putussibau
  • 01 Night at public houseboat in Mahakam River
  • 01 Night at 3 stars hotel in Samarinda
  • 10 Nights at bivouac/tent/local house
  • Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
  • English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
  • Tent/bivouac
  • Porters on trekking (only carrying supply)

Excluded:

  • Airfares
  • Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
  • Personal expenses