Alesa Tours

Bamboo Rafting & Meratus Soft Adventure 


Need to Know

Pick up point

Banjarmasin Airport

Drop off point

Banjarmasin Airport


South Kalimantan

Chalenge Level



5 Days/4 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 451

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Upon arrival at Banjarmasin Airport, meet and greet with our Guide, then transfer to Hotel for check in. In the afternoon exploring Banjarese river civilization by taking an afternoon canal sightseeing. Afterwards, return to hotel for overnight. Free at your own leisure

After breakfast at hotel, we will leave to Batu Hapu village to explore the cave with remarkable panorama that has graced the stalactite and stalagmite. We will then driving to Nagara village to get our boat crossing the river to Nagara lake for observing water buffaloes swim to the stall and villagers’ unique activities, as well as the romantic sunset outlook. Afterwards, proceed to Loksado across the beautiful swampy and lowland landscape into the plateau of Meratus mountain. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight at lodge in Loksado.

After breakfast at lodge, we will proceed to explore jungle and Dayak land crossing primary and secondary rainforest, hills, waterfall, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, villager farmlands, rivers and cascades, longhouses, cinnamon and rubber trees. In the afternoon, we will back to the lodge through other trail with different beauties of nature. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on lodge.

After breakfast, we will take an adventure trip of bamboo rafting across beautiful landscape of tropical rainforest along the Amandit riverside. We will then driving to Sungai Rutas village to get our boat crossing the romantic river to spot wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, long tailed macaque, silvery langurs, birds, monitor lizards, and other wild animals on the riverside as well as the daily activities of local people. Afterwards, proceed to Banjarmasin for staying overnight at hotel.

Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market for exploring the unique culture of Banjarese that trade commodities from boat to boat, then return to hotel crossing Banjarmasin River while sightseeing people activities at riverside. Breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your flight to next destination. (B)


Our services include:

  • Accommodation : 2 swisbel Hotel Banjarmasin or smillar/ 2 nights stay at Mount Meratus Resort -  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 meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance


Banjarmasin 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

Swissbel Hotel Borneo,  Banjarmasin



Mount Meratus Resort

  • Canal Tour
  • Bamboo Rafting
  • To see swampy buffaloes.
  • Jungle Trek through the Rain Forest
  • Chance to see the wild life such as Monkeys, Langoor, Lizars, Proboscis
    monkeys, etc.
  • Bird watching