The Soul of the
River Dayak Culture & Rain Forest
Fascinating Dayak Culture of the Mighty Mahakam River, streaming almost
1.000 km into the deep dark hinterland. Kalimantan as a part
Borneo Island, has an ecologic wealth and cultural heritage, that
survive in the deep hinterland. Our Soul Package is designed for those
with a litle time to explore the deepest part of the Island. It will
lead you to the remote part of the Island passing the amazing rapids,
as the path into the untouched jungle
Tour Package Duration 09 Days
/ 08 Nights
Day 01: BALIKPAPAN (D)
Upon arrival at Sepinggan airport in Balikpapan meeting service then
transfer by car to check in Hotel, Late afternoon by canoe
sailing the River into Balikpapan Bay, to spot Proboscis Monkeys, and
birds, dinner at Local Restaurant.
BALIKPAPAN, MELAK, EHENG (BLD)
After breakfast, free at own leisure till transfer time to the
airport of Balikpapan for flight to Melak. On arrival at
Melak, transfer to Hotel, for check in, and refreshing, by car passing
the beautifull landscape of mountains and forest with villages to Dayak
Tunjung Tribe Longhouse at Eheng, the longhouse is
still an active cummintu base longhouse with about 30 families, of
farmers, afterwards visit Kersik Luway and explore the
highland forest with pitcher plants and wild orchid species, if lucky
the famous black orchid can be seen, Lunch and dinner en route at local
restaurants, overnight at Hotel in Melak.
Day 03: MELAK, MAHAKAM RIVER, LONG BAGUN
Early breakfast, to continue
by car transfer for about 2 hours to the harbor of Tering from where we
cruise the Mahakam River upstyream for about 5 to 6 hours by speedboat,
while you can enjoy the scenery of villages and jungle on the
way while the river narrows, Lunch en route at local restaurant, Upon
arrival at Long Bagun village, check in at guesthouse, for dinner and
Day 04: LONG BAGUN, RAPIDS, TIONG
After simple breakfast full day adventure trip by long boat
an amazing adventure when we will pass the
several rapids between the high lime stone rocks, standing
strait in the sky, with beautifall waterfalls, and jngle
scenery at the top. Meals provided enroute and overnight at long house
in Tiong Ohang village.
|Day 05: TIONG OHANG, LONG APARI
After breakfast, short sightseeing in Tiong Ohang Village, afterwards
cruise the river to Long Apari. On the way you can enjoy the flora
& fauna at both side of the river. In this remote area you will
may see the Dayak people with the long ears. Meals provided enroute
overnight at local house.
LONG APARI, Surrounding (BLD)
Early morning after breakfast, whole day trek to the dense jungle
& hunting with the Dayaks, overnight at Local House.
LONG APARI, LONG PAHANGAI (BLD)
Breakfast, cruising downstream Mahakam River by motor canoe / long boat
to Long Pahangai, arrival in the afternoon, meals provided, evening
free at leisure, overnight at local house.
Day 08: LONG PAHANGAI, MAHAKAM
RIVER, MELAK (BLD)
After simple breakfast by Long boat downstream Mahakam River passing
the rapids. On the way you will enjoy the scenery
of fascinating rocks, mountains and prime forest along the
river, at Long Bagun we will transit for a speedboat downstream to
Tering Harbor to continue by car to Melak, lunch and dinner on the way
at local restaurants, Overnight at Hotel in Melak.
Day 09: MELAK, BALIKPAPAN (BL)
In the morning breakfast at hotel, untill transfer time to Melak
airport, for your flight to Balikpapan, where you can connect to your
next destination ( late afternoon arrival ).