Bamboo Rafting & Swamp Buffaloes
BANJARMASIN / KANDANGAN / NAGARA /LOKSADO / MOUNT MERATUS JUNGLE TREK
Upon arrival at Banjarmasin Airport, meet and greet with our guide, then transfer to hotel for check in. In the afternoon exploring the Banjarese river civilization by taking an afternoon canal sightseeing. Dinner at a local restaurant then return back to hotel for overnight. Free at your own leisure.
Breakfast at Hotel then transfer by car/minibus to Negara, stilt build swamp village where we can observe the unique activity of the buffaloes farmers, during late afternoon when the water buffaloes swim return to the stall. We can enjoy the romantic sunset outlook over the swamp water-land, before we continue to Loksado for overnight at lodge
💧 Banjarmasin - Nagara 3,5 hrs drive
💧 Nagara - Lhoksado 2 hours drive
After breakfast, we will have a soft trekking to the dayak land for exploring the rainforest, longhouse, and the waterfall nearby, then taking an adventure experience of bamboo rafting across the beautiful landscape of tropical rain forest along the Amandit river. Lunch will be served at local restaurant, then proceed our trip to Banjarmasin. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.
At the daybreak, take a boat to 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 return back to the hotel for fresh up and checking out, then proceed to Banjarmasin Airport for you next destination.
Loksado 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, lip gloss, plasters
Insect repellent/mosquito coil
Camera with water proof bag
Confortable shoes and slippers
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Towel and personal needs
Mount Meratus Resort