Kutai National Park Indigenous Orang Utan
BALIKPAPAN OR SAMARINDA AIRPORT / SANGATTA / KABO VILLAGE / KUTAI NATIONAL PARK / DELTA SANGATA
PANGKALAN BUN l KUMAI l TANJUNG HARAPAN l PONDOK TANGGUY l CAMP LEAKEY
Upon arrival at the Airport of Balikpapan or Samarinda, meet and great with your guide then immediately transfer by vehicle to Sangatta. A bumpy but fascinating road through a string of villages and forest. Stop somewhere for Lunch and coffee. Upon arrival in Sangata check in Hotel and Dinner.
Balikpapan – Sangatta is about 291 km : 7 hrs by vehicle
Samarinda – Sangatta is about 180 km : 4 hrs by vehicle
Breakfast at Hotel. Short drive to Kabo village then take motor canoe upstream Sangatta river towards the jungle of Kutai National Park. Upon arrival at Prefab Jungle Camp, we will drop our stuff in the camp and start a jungle trek into the forest. looking for wild life and Orang Utans. Late afternoon return back to Prefab Station for Dinner.
Night walk in the Park
The rain forest comes peaceful at night. Your guide and ranger, with the help of a torch will find Tarantula as well as birds which are more easily found at night.
Dinner and Overnight at Prefab Jungle Camp
After Breakfast by motorcanoe to the mangrove forest of the Delta Sangatta river to spot proboscis monkeys, macaques, birds even crocodiles and other wild life. Return to Sangata for lunch. Afterwards transfer to Samarinda for diner and overnight.
Breakfast at Hotel, transfer to airport of Samarinda or Balikpapan for your next destination. Depending on your flight time. There may be time to stop at a local restaurant for lunch.
Samarinda City center - Airport : 30 km (45 minute drive)
Samarinda - Balikpapan : 110 km (3 hrs drive)
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Kutai National Park has a simple Jungle Camp, which is called Prefab Camp. It’s located on the Sangatta river side inside the forest. It is a simple wooden Lodge with several small rooms, equipped two matrasses on the floor, Kitchen facility, Indonesian styled bath room with cold water, and toilet. Electricity is 220 volt and restricted to evening hours only ( 6pm-11pm ). In front of the rooms is a shared terrace for leisure to enjoy view and the sound of the forest.
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 )
Hotel Kutai Permai Sangatta *
Hotel Grand Victoria Samarinda ***