Orangutan Tour specialist

How to get here

Posting date : 2016-06-21 04:16:49 | author : udin

Kalimantan is the Indonesian part of the island of Borneo, the 3rd largest island in the world. The Indonesian part covers some 580.000 km2 (225.000 sq mi), the vast area is home to only 12 million people, so most of the provinces, especially the interior is very sparsely populated, and the vast rain forests here is some of the most bio-diverse areas in the world.

Cities :
1. Banjarmasin is the oldest in in Kalimantan as the capital city of south Kalimantan famous with its floating market, diamond mines & polishing, loksado trekking and bamboo rafting, swamp buffalo and trekking in jungle to meet the dayak community.
2. Palangkaraya is the capital city of Central kalimantan where this biggest area of Kalimantan has 2 orangutan rehabilitation in Nyaru menteng and Tanjung puting national park, many tourist and valunteer came to this area to see the orangutan as the endimic animal in kalimantan beside other endimic likes proboscis monkey, anggang birds, etc.
3. Balikpapan is famous as oil city and historical tourism destination where in this province there were the oldest hindu kingdom in kalimantan namely in Kutai kertanegara also this province is wellknown with the beautiful under sea panoramic such in Berau area.
4. Pontianak is the hongkong van indonesia is the place where we can see the inhabited and cultured influenced by chinese culture, Singkawang is the most population of chinese there.
5. Tarakan is the new province of North Kalimantan was formed  in 2012, This new province was carved out from the province of East Kalimantan.
Floara & Fauna :
The Borneo rainforest is 130 million years old, making it one of the oldest rainforests in the world and 70 million years older than the Amazon rainforest. Borneo is very rich in biodiversity compared to many other areas. There are about 15,000 species of flowering plants with 3,000 species of trees, 221 species of mammals and 420 species of birds. Subject to mass deforestation, the remaining Borneo rainforest is one of the only remaining natural habitat for the endangered Bornean Orangutan. It is also an important refuge for many endemic forest species, as the Asian Elephant, the Sumatran Rhinoceros, the Bornean Clouded Leopard, and the Dayak Fruit Bat.
Climate :
Kalimantan has a tropical climate with the average temperature ranging between 23 and 31°C. The island has a high annual precipitation, around 300 mm per year, with a light rainy season between March and May, and a more intense one between November and January. Precipitation levels are however considerably lower than many other neighboring parts of Indonesia.
Reach by plane :
1. Sepinggan International Airport (IATA: BPN) near Balikpapan is the primary airport on the Indonesian side, and fields flights from Kuala Lumpur (Air Asia) and Singapore (Silk Air) as well as many Indonesian cities, but there are no direct flights from the tourist hub in Bali.
2. Syamsudin Noor Airport (IATA: BDJ) is a regional airport located in South Kalimantan, has a good connection to major cities in Indonesia (Jakarta (Soekarno-Hatta), Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Denpasar/Bali, Makassar, Balikpapan, Pontianak).
Passport & visa :
Passport and visa will be required during your check in in the hotel, airport and object destination to apply visa on arrival can be done in the main gate international like in jakarta even if using Garuda indonesia they give visa on the fly.
Languages :
Local people does speak english well they use local language Banjar, Dayak, Java, Sulawesi. English only for student and employee in a company especially tourism school. For your convienence better take a guide service or by tour packages in legal agent. Legal guide website : http://www.hpikalsel.org.
Currency :
People here using Rupiah (Rp) as their currency and dollar / euro was traded in Bank or money exchange, so before you came it better change your money in a legal money changer or bank at the big city after you arrive because in small city there was no money changer or bank available. And always check the convertion rate of the rupiah to your currency.

Rare Birds Hunting [05D]

Posting date : 2016-07-02 17:49:23 | author : syam

On this tour we will give the new experience to find the swamp rare birds and local birds of Borneo island likes Pink-Nacked Green Pigeon, Little Green Pigeon, some kind of Bulbul, Long-Tailed Parakeet, Chestnut, Bellied Malkoha, Coucal, Trogon, Hornbill, Barbet, Woodpecker, Minivet, Leafbird, Babbler, Flowerpecker, bentiungan (gallinula chloropus), ketikusan (porzana cinerea), burak-burak (amouromis phoenicurus) and etc.

We assist you to find the birds with our local guide who has experience to catch the birds using the traps that makes the birds catch alive  especially for Amourmis phoenicurus (burak-burak bird) using their traditional pipe to make sound of the bird.

We have program to find it in orangutan park and south borneo area that the program likes this :

Duration    : 05D/04N

Itinerary :
Day. 01 . :  Airport - Kumai - Probiscus Monkey Tour-House Boat (L, D)

Uppon arrival at the airport, meeting service then Proceed to Kumai to get our boat. Onboard, crossing Kumai river in approximately 15 minutes to reach Seikonyer river, the main river in National Park. Lunch will be served on the boat.Passing the river with full of probiscus monkeys to observe.dinner and overnight on the boat.

Day 02. : Houseboat - Pasalat river - camp leaky - Houseboat (B, L, D)
After break fast on the boat then at 6.00am cruising to river pasalat to observe the birds on the park likes Horn bill, King fisher, Little green pigeon, parakeat, chestnut, flowerpecker, etc. lunch will be served on the boat, then proceed to sei konyer river we will cruise to camp leaky to visit the orangutan camp and looking for feeding time there, dinner and overnight at the houseboat.

Day 03. : Houseboat -Kumai-Airport - Banjarmasin  (B, L, D)
After breakfast on the boat, boating down to Kumai then transferred to the airport for Banjarmasin, Arriving at Banjarmasin then meeting service with the guide then drive to Hotel in Banjarmasin, lunch at local restaurant then afternoon at 03.30 pm joining the canal tour to observe the local people hospitality and their way of life. Backto hotel, dinner and free program.

Day 04. : Hotel - Floating market - Bird hunting - Hotel (B,L,D)
early morning at 05.30 am leaving hotel fo visit floating market, breakfast will be served with box takes about 1 hour to reach the market then joining the traders in the market for about 1 hour afterward continue to bird hunting program in the local people garden or ricefield close to the floating market to find birds like burak-burak (Amourmis phoenicurus), tatikusan (porzana cinerea), belibis (Dendrocygna sp), lunch on the site with box while waiting for the traps in the field, At afternoon back to hotel, dinner and free program.

Day. 05 : Hotel - Transfer out - Airport (B)
Breakfast at the Hotel, then free program till the guide will transfer your to airport for your next destination. Tour end.

What will you need on this tour :
1. raincoat and jacket
2. mosquito refellant
3. trekking shoes or sandal
4. knife and medicines

** for more information email us : sales@borneowisata.com

Upon arrival at the airport, meeting service then Proceed to Kumai to get our boat. Onboard, crossing Kumai river in
On arrival at Pangkalan Bun airport, meeting service then transfer to Kumai, seaport and the gate to reach National Park.
Derawan and the other island (Sangalaki & kakaban) are the paradise for diver where there were the best under sea

Low budget Flight

To explore indonesia with many island surely need a local transportation especially with planes because the island sourrounded by ocean from west to east, there are many low budget and pioneer flight to reach the main object such as lion air, Citilink, Kalstar, Trigana air

Newest Accomodation

For your convienence during your trips in Kalimantan even indonesia we provide hotel reservation that you also can be done with us we inform your the newest hotel available in our area and also some promotion that might be applied at the certain time by

We open 24 hours

By searching on the site we offer the 24 hours service, everytime you need our assist the information will be on your email instantly our staff always monitor email and request form in our site so no limitation time for working our except the website's 

Low budget land Transport

For our client with limited budget who want to travel to Orangutan from the main gate city in Banjarmasin we offer the service for public bus where you can taket it to reach the park, just with the air condition bus takes about 16 hours