BORNEO ORANG UTAN TOURS
Palangkaraya is the capital city of Central Kalimantan. This province is famous by Tanjung Puting National Park, the first place of Orangutan rehabilitation center in Indonesia. There are three station Tanjung Harapan, Pondok Tanggui, and Camp Leakey which is covered 415.000 Ha area.
On these Orangutan tours we use a private traditional wooden boat with your own boatman, cook and naturalist guide to explore the area. For accommodation, we would sleep in comfortable Rimba Lodge or in the boat surrounded only by the magical jungle sounds, depend of the package. In some package it is include an opportunity to stay in Dayak village to know their traditional life.
The entrance point of Tanjung Puting National Park is Pangkalanbun, and it can be reach by plane through Balikpapan (East Kalimantan), Banjarmasin (South Kalimantan), Pontianak (West Kalimantan), Jakarta via Semarang (Central Java) and Bali via Surabaya (East Java).
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BORNEO, DAYAK CULTURAL EXPLORING
The Dayak tribes of Central Kalimantan is settled along the Lamandau river, another river systems of Pangkalan Bun to the north. About one third of the area are TUMON Dayaks, mostly Christian, who were evangelized in the late 1920s and early 1930s. About 10% are Traditional Religion called Kaharingan. The most we travel to the north the most traditional the tribes are and the transportation is more limited.
To reach the area, speedboat is the only alternative. In some area you have to change the transportation to the motorized long boat. Although the area is not traditional anymore, but the Dayak tribes is still maintain their traditional cultures and stuffs from their head hunting age. The facilities in this area are very limited. You will stay in their houses or traditional long house with minim facilities. However, our guide will ensure you to enjoy and comfortable the trips.
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