Bamboo Rafting & Swamp Buffaloes


Need to Know

Pick up point

Banjarmasin Airport

Drop off point

Banjarmasin Airport


South Kalimantan

Chalenge Level




Tour Code

ATB 441

Need to Know

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

After breakfast, we will have a soft trekking to Dayak land for exploring the rainforest, longhouse, and the waterfall nearby the village, then taking the adventure trip of bamboo rafting across beautiful landscape of tropical rain forest along the Amandit riverside. Afterwards we drive to Banjarmasin. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at Hotel.

Early morning at 5 o'clock, 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 return back to the hotel for breakfast  and checking out, Then proceed to Banjarmasin Airport for you next destination.


Our services include:

  • Accommodation : 2 nights Mountain Meratus Resort, Loksado & 1 night stay at Swissbel Hotel Banjarmasin or simillar in Twin or shared double room. 
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • English speaking guide 
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle & motor boat
  • Bamboo rafting equipment
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other service and meals than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance


Loksado Weather :

Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Humidity 80%-90%
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
Plastic bags
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Head Torch
Personal Toiletries
Towel and personal needs

Mount Meratus Resort

  • Short Jungle trek through the rain forest
  • Wildlife can be expected such as monkeys, deer, wild pigs, birds and lizards or insects, the vegetation is primary and secondary rain forest
  • Bamboo rafting experience
  • Bird watching
  • Visit the unique floating market