Sungai Barang Apokayan

dayak settlement along the Barang river

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Sungai Barang Dayak settlement

Sungai barang is a a small Dayak village in the highlands of the isolated Apokayan region. The highland of the Apokayan are home to the Dayak Kenyah and Dayak kayan tribes who live and cultivate the area for hundreds of years

Sungai Barang Dayak Village Apokayan Travel Information

Tour Destination :
Sungai Barang Apokayan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Main Interest & Things to do :
Dayak Culture and Jungle Trek
Jungle Trek can be done in the whole Apokayan area, recommended visit time is 4 or 5 days
Dayak Kayan, and Dayak Kenyah Culture are still intact,Rainforest and traditional farming can be found around almost each village the area of Apokayan
Jungle Trek can be done between villages
Adventure Trekking through the Mountains with dense Junge from the Apokayan to Kayan Mentarang National Park

Culture :
Dayak Kayan, Dayak Kenyah, Dayak Punan

Flora & Fauna :
Rainforest & exotic tropical wildlife

Tour Starting Point :
Balikpapan East Kalimantan, or Tarakan North Kalimantan, Indonesia

Tour Transport Possibilities :
by Public Bus from Balikpapan to Samarinda airport, continue by flight ( booking has to be done one month in advance, for reservation or schedules please contact us, or see the "Get There" site ) to Long Apung.
By speedboat from Tarakan to Malinau, continue by flight ( booking has to be done one month in advance )to Long Apung.
To Reach Apokayan Overland, from Samarinda, cruise up Mahakam River by public ferry or chartered houseboat till Long Bagun, from here chartered long boats have to be used to get to the Boh River, and cruise up as far as possible, another 3 to 4 days trekking through tropical rainforest and mountains to Sungai Barang, from where you can navigate by chartered motor canoes or hikking to other villages in the Apokayan area, estimated travel time to reach Apokayan overland is 8 to 10 days from entry point Balikpapan.

Tour Ending Point :
Malinau, Tarakan or Balikpapan, also possible to Trek via Long Nawang to the area of Kayan River and Long Bawan, trekking time is between 1 and 2 weeks upon weather conditions and destination

Travel Distance to entry point :
1200 Km to from Balikpapan Airport, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
1400 km from Tarakan Airport, North Kalimantan, Indonesia
Tour Duration :
Short Get Through Visit 5 to 6 Days by Flight and 14-18 days trekking Overland

Tour Grade :
Challenging

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