Ombau Asa Waterfall
Ombau Asa waterfall in the rainforest is located in the west Kutai Regency of East Kalimantan province at Indonesian Borneo Island along the Mahakam River. The Ombau Asa waterfall is a tour adventure of indigenous Dayak Culture tribes and tropical rainforest
Ombau Asa Waterfall Mahakam River Travel InformationTour Destination :
Ombau Asa, East Kalimantan province, Indonesia
Main Interest & Tour Activities :
Dayak Culture and Jungle Trek
recommended visit time is 1 or 2 days
Dayak Tunjung and Dayak Bahau are the major tribes,Ombau Asa at West Kutai Regency.
The area along Ombau Asa is filled with Rubber plantations, and lowland rainforesta Traditional longhouse with 35 Dayak Tunjung families can be found at Eheng village about 15 km from Ombau Asa.
Black and other wild orchids at Kersik Luwai Reserve about 25 km from Ombau AsaOmbau Asa waterfall is along the way to Eheng.
Tering Lama is the place where Dayak Bahau and Hudoq ceremonies can be found, its about 20 km from Ombau Asa.
Melak and Tering villages are jump off points to the hinterland of the Mahakam river if public ferries can not cruise further up the Mahakam river.
Jungle Trek can be done between villages
Dayak Bahau, and Dayak Tunjung
Flora & Fauna :
Lowland Rainforest & exotic tropical wildlife
Tour Starting Point :
Balikpapan, Samarinda East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Travel Transport Possibilities :
by Public Bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda, cruise up Mahakam River by public ferry, or by chartered motorcanoe to Melak either Tering village, from here chartered cars have to be used to surround the area, no public transport is availeble here.Daily public buses go up to Melak and Barong Tongkok from Samarinda bus terminal.
Estimated travel time to reach Ombau Asa and is 1 to 2 days from entry point Balikpapan.
Tour Ending Point :
Balikpapan, Samarinda East Kalimantan
Tour Distance to entry point :
450 Km to from Balikpapan Airport
Tour Duration :
Short Get Through Visit 5 to 6 Days
Hotels & Accommodation :
Simple Hotels, Tourist Houseboat
Tour Grade :