Mount Meratus Jungle Trail

BANJARMASIN / CABAI & PAPAGARAN VILLAGE / MERATUS MOUNTAIN JUNGLE TREK / KAPAYANG / LOKSADO

Need to Know

Pick up point

Banjarmasin Airport

Drop off point

Banjarmasin Airport

Region

South Kalimantan

Chalenge Level

Moderate

Duration

7 Days/6 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 441

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Itinerary

Meet at airport and directly transfer to hotel for check in. Next, exploring Banjarese river civilization by taking an afternoon canal sightseeing. Afterwards, return to hotel for overnight. Free at own leisure.

After breakfast,  drive to Cabai village in the foot of Meratus Mountain. Next, we will start our trekking in Meratus range crossing longhouses, primary and secondary forest, villager shifting cultivation, and rivers. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent.

Proceed to Kadayang crossing primary and secondary forest, rivers, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, hills, and shifting cultivation. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent.

After breakfast, we will be trekking to Haratai waterfall crossing secondary forest, rivers, hanging and suspended bamboo bridges, hills, and longhouses. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent.

Trekking to Kapayang village crossing secondary forest, rivers, hanging bridge, cinnamon and rubber trees, hills, and longhouses. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on bivouac/tent. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on longhouse.

Trekking to Loksado for about 1,5 hour and directly get an adventure trip of bamboo rafting crossing beautiful landscape of tropical rainforest along the riverside meanwhile our coach will be waiting on the downstream for driving to Banjarmasin, a stop will be made at Cempaka village to explore traditional diamond digging and polishing where people take material out of the ground then shake them on the pan of wood for finding raw diamond, overnight on hotel in Banjarmasin.

Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market for exploring the unique culture of Banjarese who trade their commodities from boat to boat, then return to hotel crossing Banjarmasin River while sightseeing people activities on riverside, free at own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination. Wildlife spotting opportunities are the best in the heart of Kalimantan or in the national parks or nature reserves. While seeing creatures in the wild is never guaranteed, visitors can at least get a glimpse of their habitats and experience their environment while waiting to see a rare animal or bird.

  • SERVICES
  • OVERVIEW
  • TOUR HIGHLIGHT

Our services include:

  • Accommodation : 2 nights stay at Swisbel Hotel, Banjarmasin or smillar, 1 night stay at Dayak long house, 4 nights stay at Jungle tent -  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 & Klotok House Boat
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic FlightsLaundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

 

Mount Meratus 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
Raincoat
Head Torch
Personal Toiletries
Towel and personal needs

  • Jungle Trek through the Rain Forest
  • Chance to see the wild life such as Monkeys, Langoor, Proboscis
    monkeys, etc.
  • Bird watching
  • Bamboo Rafting Experience
  • See uniquely Floating Market