CROSS KAYAN MENTARANG EXPEDITION
Duration 14 Days / 13 Nights
Day 01 - 03: TARAKAN, LONG BAWAN, LONG LAYU ( BLD)
Meeting service, transfer to airport for the flight to Long Bawan. Upon Arrival at Long Bawan, directly start trekking to the south for two Full days, you will pass primary tropical rain forest. Lots of wildlife, almost never seen, will show up here, plenty of primates including Gibbons and Leaf monkeys, hornbills and a lot more will show up along the way. Upon arrival at Long Layu where the wild adventure awaits. Check in at the Homestay or Local House, afternoon trek through the surrounded forest and village to catch a first glimp of the area.Salt-making is a traditional activity in the Krayan area. The salt is founded in the salt springs and were exchanged for prestige items. Meals provided and overnight at Local House or Homestay.
Day 04: LONG LAYU, TANJUNG PASIR ( LONG RUNGAN) (BLD)
Trek Through the Forest of North Borneo passing irrigated dry rice fields, the rock complex called Honey Rock, which arises about 40 meters high from the forest. The history speaks through the caves and burial sites, on the route we will have a amazing view over the towering trees in this hilly dense forest. Meals enroute and overnight at Local House or Homestay.
Day 05: TANJUNG PASIR (LONG RUNGAN), TANG TAAN (BLD)
Downstream of Tanjung Pasir is a settlement called "Tang Laan" along the Krayan River, Along the way we will pass a rapid and a rock with an impressive human figure carving on it. Meals enroute and overnight at Local House or Homestay.
Day 06 & 11 : TANG TAAN, FOREST TREK, LONG PUJUNGAN (BLD)
Six Full days dense jungle and prime rain forest trekking expedition to Long Pujungan. On the way several villages and Dayak settlements will be passed, diverse wildlife in the tropical forest will be seen and hunt.
Day 12: DOWNSTREAM, LONG PUNJUNGAN, LONG BIA (BLD)
After breakfast start our trip downstream by motor canoe or long boat to Long Bia, overnight at local house, meals provided on the way.
Day 13: LONG BIA, TANJUNG SELOR (BLD)
Breakfast, continue our trip downstream to Tanjung Selor, after arrival check in at simple hotel free at leisure, meals provided, overnight at Hotel in Tanjung Selor
Day 14: TANJUNG SELOR, TARAKAN (B)
Breakfast, cross the sea by speedboat to Tarakan, and transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination.
Packages Include :
All Accomodation as mentioned in the itinerary
All Meals ( BLD ) with Aqua, Coffee and Tea
Transport during whole tour upon choosen facility and availibity
English Speaking Guide
Entrance permits, and other donations
Porters during Trekking
Package Exclude :
Soft and Alcoholic Drinks
Medical Health care
All Airfares and airport Tax which are not mentioned and a part of the Tour Program
Tips and all kinds of personal expensis
Explore the Jungle of Kayan Mentarang
Krayan Area is one of the most Isolated regions of East Kalimantan and a part of Kayan Mentarang National Park at Indonesia Borneo Island. Traditional Dayak Tribes, with a wealth of ecological and cultural treasures that survive deep within the rainforest jungle. The area covers the upper course of the Krayan River and borders of the Upper Bahau River to the south, The flora in it’s vicinity of Kayan Mentarang Nature Reserve as a protected Cloud Rain Forest area of about 1.000.000 hectares are more then hundred years old. However, there are more attractions then dense jungle only at the highland plateau between 900 and 1,000 meters above sea level. The slopes and sandstone valleys, the impenetrable forest and dense undergrowth draped in giant orchids, including the famous black orchid, and rhododendrons, beside the caves and burial sides. The traditional Dayak Tribes who living in the area including the Dayak Punan, Dayak Sa'baan and Lun Daleh. The Trees loom all around and will give you a feeling of freedom when you have a mountain view to over-see the valuable forest of Borneo.
The Kayan Mentarang Tour Expeditions are a collection of exploratories and Indonesia dream destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places. We created the Borneo adventure tours for those who search a indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with it's exotic flora and fauna. Borneo travelers will have an unforgettable experience trip in Indonesia, however, it is designed for those who are adventurous in body and spirit.