Floating Market Banjarmasin & Borneo Wildlife
Short sighseeing the Island Borneo, as Indonesian Kalimantan. From culture of the traditional floating market to the traditional digging of gem-stone and diamonds, to the wildlife of Bakut Island at barito River with proboscis Monkeys, cruise by kayak the Rungan River to the Orangutans Islands (pulau Palas & Pulau Kaja) to spot the intelligent primates as a most rewarding highlights here, and the exotic emerald jungle view from the Mount Tangkiling overlooking the Kalimantan rain forest jungle.
BORNEO ‘s RIVER LIFETour duration 3 Days / 2 Nights
Day 01: BANJARMASIN ARRIVAL (D)
Upon arrival at Banjarmasin airport, meeting service, by car/minibus transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon we will cruise by canoe Barito River which split Banjarmasin City to the Island Bakut, a small Island in the Barito River with exotic forest and wildlife as proboscis monkeys, during the canoe cruise we can see the activities of locals along the riverside, as Kalimantan is the land of Rivers, In the evening Dinner at Local Restaurant and free at leisure for sightseeing in down-town Banjarmasin.
Day 02: FLOATING MARKET, PALANGKARAYA, TANGKILING MOUNTAIN (BLD)
Early in the morning, we will visit the floating market of Banjarmasin as being part of Kalimantan ’s river-life, here we can explore the unique culture of Banjarese who trade commodities as fruit, and vegetables from boat to boat. Afterwards we return to the hotel, check-out of the Hotel, and continue our journey overland by car/minibus to Palangka Raya, on the way you see village life with rice plantations, and swamp forest. Upon arrival at Palangkaraya, we check in at hotel. Lunch on the way at local restaurant, In the afternoon, we bring a visit to the Mount Tangkiling, which give us a nice view of Kalimantan ‘s emerald jungle landscape from the top. We continue to visit the orangutan Rehabilitation center Nyaru Menteng arboretum for information of the rehabilitation process of these wildlife creatures, which can only be found at Sumatra and Borneo Island, We close our day visits with a romantic sunset which we can view the best from the Tahai lake. Dinner at Local Restaurant.
Day 03: ORANGUTAN ISLANDS, PALANGKARAYA AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast in the morning, we will proceed to the harbor of Rungan River for s cruise by canoe upstream Rungan River to Orangutan Islands (Kaja Island & Palas Island ). Orangutan Islands are covered with lowland forest, with lots of wildlife and birds, where we can spot the orangutans from the river side, Afterwards we return to hotel, free at leisure, till departure time to Palangkaraya airport to catch your flight to your next destination.