Fresh Water Dolphin
BALIKPAPAN AIRPORT – SAMARINDA AIRPORT / TENGGARONG / KOTA BANGUN / MUARA KAMAN / KOTA BANGUN / MUARA MUNTAI / MUARA PAHU
Upon arrival at Balikpapan or Samarinda airport, meet and greet with your guide then transfer to Kota Bangun. Upon arrival check in hostel to drop our luggage and short rest. Afterwards hop on motor canoe to get Muara Kaman to spot fresh water dolphin. Lunch and dinner at simple local restaurant. Overnight at simple hostel.
Samarinda - Kota Bangun : 89 km ( 2,5 hrs drive)
Balikpapan - Kota Bangun : 175 km ( 4,5 hrs drive)
After breakfast at hostel, take motor canoe to get Muara muntai. On arrival take a sight the village to see the local people and their activities. Afterwards to go upstream to get Muara Pahu to spot fresh water dolphin. Then return back down stream to get back to Kota Bangun for overnight. Lunch and dinner will be at simple restaurant.
Breakfast in the morning then transfer to the airport of Samarinda or Balikpapan for your next destination.
(Suggested take afternoon flight)
Kota Bangun - Samarinda : 89 km ( 2,5 hrs drive)
Kota Bangun - Balikpapan : 175 km ( 4,5 hrs drive)
Mahakam Weather :
Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )
Things to bring :
Medication such as headache tablets or altitude sickness tablets
Sun block lotion
Insect repellent/mosquito coil
Camera with water proof bag
Comfortable shoes and slippers
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Towel and personal needs